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Mancelona Travel Guide

Waiting in the southern part of Michigan’s Antrim County, Mancelona is a quaint village where you'll find true country living. With a backdrop of mountains and the great outdoors, Mancelona has some of the best scenic overlooks in the entire state. The village offers great country living experiences that vary by season -- in the winter months, this is a great spot for skiing and snowboarding, while for the rest of the year, Mancelona hosts unique local festivals and is a great base for hiking in the area.

Things to Do in Mancelona

The best things to do in Mancelona involve exploring the nearby scenery and natural parks. Nearby, Papoose Lake Nature Reserve is filled with lakes and green open spaces -- perfect for fishing, hiking or packing a picnic. Consider taking a day trip to Traverse City, or participating in local seasonal activities -- in spring, local farmers set up stalls to sell their wares and fresh, homemade maple syrup. In summer, golfing, swimming and fishing are popular activities.

Best Places to Stay in Mancelona

The best place to stay in Mancelona is within the village limits. The area is so compact that it is easy to walk everywhere within a few minutes.

Best Time to Visit Mancelona

The best time to visit Mancelona is in the summer between June and August, when it is easier to participate in local sporting and outdoors activities and the weather is at its warmest.

Price and Availability in Mancelona

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

The Weather in Mancelona

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Mancelona. The hottest month in Mancelona is June, when temperatures peak at 93 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -16 ˚F. The wettest month in Mancelona is March with 5.08 inches of rain, while the driest month is May with 0.36 inches of rain.

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