Michigan's largest inland lake, Houghton Lake has a range of attractions and is home of the largest Winter carnival -- Tip Up Town USA.
The Houghton Lake Historical Village is a must-see for how life used to be in the area. Made up of various restored 1800 era buildings including a schoolroom, general store, and town hall, the village is perfect for travelers looking to brush up on their history. In August, there is a festival here, where visitors can see special period costumes, guides, and demonstrations.
North Michigan's biggest fishing contest takes place in Houghton Lake, so naturally, fishing is a big deal here. Rent a rod and spend a day or two relaxing by the water, hoping to get a decent catch. There are also many sandy beaches and areas to relax by, plus the chance to windsurf, or go boating or canoeing. After a long day, catch a movie at the rustic log cabin movie theater in town, The Pines Theater.
The Tip-Up Town Festival takes place in January is a popular time for visitors to arrive.
With fresh air and stunning views around every corner, it's no wonder that vacation rentals in Houghton Lake are extremely popular throughout the year. In the heart of Northern Michigan you will find four seasons of fun, with a plethora of things to do throughout the months such as winter's Tip Up Town, fishing opportunities, amusement parks, and historical sights. Golf enthusiasts can take to the nearby course while the rest of family relaxes on the sandy beach of Houghton Lake MI. The Houghton Lake area is also home to a number of other huge lakes, full of recreational activities for you to enjoy, with Houghton Lake claiming the title of being the largest inland lake in the state.
To top off your stay, book a brilliant Houghton Lake cabin rental. There are many lake front vacation homes, quaint log cabins with alfresco dining areas and fire pits and play areas for the kids, while town center vacation rentals and large waterfront hotels are ideal for a family vacation.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Houghton Lake. The hottest month in Houghton Lake is July, when temperatures peak at 95 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to -20 ˚F. The wettest month in Houghton Lake is May with 3.88 inches of rain, while the driest month is March with 0.8 inches of rain.
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