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Houghton Lake Cabins & Vacation Rentals

Houghton Lake Travel Guide

Michigan's largest inland lake, Houghton Lake has a range of attractions and is home of the largest Winter carnival -- Tip Up Town USA.

Things to Do in Houghton Lake

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.

Best Time to Visit Houghton Lake

The Tip-Up Town Festival takes place in January is a popular time for visitors to arrive.

Price and Availability Index in Houghton Lake

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Houghton Lake is in July, while the cheapest month is in November. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Houghton Lake is in the high season in July. Houghton Lake has its low season in November, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Houghton Lake tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Houghton Lake tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Houghton Lake

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Houghton Lake. The hottest month in Houghton Lake is April, when temperatures peak at 92 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -16 ˚F. The wettest month in Houghton Lake is January with 2.97 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 0.73 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Houghton Lake

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, Glamping Hub, Homeaway and more at AllTheRooms.com. We have 155 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Houghton Lake ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Houghton Lake comes in at $52 per night. A typical accommodation in Houghton Lake costs on average $155 per night.

If you need an internet connection during your stay in Houghton Lake, then you can choose from over 75 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. 3 places to stay include a breakfast. If you are driving to Houghton Lake, you'll want to pick from 82 places to stay that provide parking. 3 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 28 pet-friendly accommodations available.

In Houghton Lake AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 6 providers, including 32 places to stay from Airbnb, 18 accommodations from Glamping Hub and 18 places to stay from Homeaway.

70 of our accommodations in Houghton Lake have been reviewed and rated. 33% are rated excellent or good. 65 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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