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The relaxing city of Alanson awaits you

The riverfront and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Alanson. This city is relaxing and welcoming, recognised for its boating, local tours and sightseeing. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Alanson

Are you searching for things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Alanson a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Crooked Vine Vineyard and Winery (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Chestnut Valley Golf Club (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Seasons of the North Winery (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Little Traverse Bay Golf Course (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Nub's Nob Ski Area (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Indian River Golf Club (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Alanson

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Alanson is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Petoskey State Park (7.4 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Burt Lake State Park (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Harbor Springs Beach (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Bear River Park (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Thorne Swift Nature Preserve (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Aloha State Park (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Alanson

The nearest airport is in Pellston, MI (PLN-Pellston Regional), located 8.6 mi (13.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Mackinac Island, MI (MCD), which is 29.5 mi (47.4 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Alanson?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 387 holiday lettings around Alanson. From 143 flats & apartments to 64 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a lake-view property in Alanson?

If you've been searching for a peaceful pause, spend a couple of days by a lake. You'll feel like you're at summer camp — no singing Kumbaya necessary. HomeAway has 79 holiday rentals close to lakes available. Of course, that might not be everyone's style. Fortunately, HomeAway has loads more options, including:

  • 66 lakefront holiday accommodation options.
  • 58 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 49 city-centre holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Alanson?

If you're seeking a home away from home for your holiday, renting an entire house is a fantastic idea. You and your group will have loads of space for all sorts of holiday activities. There are 145 options currently on HomeAway. Prices start at £77 per night. Or maybe you'd prefer one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Condo: 133 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £87 per night.
  • Cottage: 47 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £99 per night.
  • Chalet: 18 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £173 per night.

Can I stay in Alanson in a large group?

It can be tricky finding time to unwind with your relatives and friends. A group getaway is a perfect opportunity to reunite and unwind. If you were planning to kick back together, HomeAway has options. Why not take a look at the 29 house holiday rentals listed here? They're the most popular choice for large groups of visitors. The holiday rentals that are perfect for large numbers in the area include:

  • If yours is a party of 6, we've got 80 holiday rentals perfect for that size. Spend a night for as little as £77.
  • If you've got 8 in your party, you'll be happy to hear that there are 73 holiday rentals perfect. Prices start at £106 a night.
  • On a trip away with 10 guests? We have 53 properties for rent that will be perfect. Prices begin at just £134 a night.

You and your posse will be more than satisfied when you arrange your Alanson adventure through us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Alanson?

HomeAway has a wide range of wonderful budget-concious holiday rentals. Treat your gang to a fancy meal out or stay for a few extra days with the pennies you have left over. Grand View Beach is perfect for bargain hunters. And with 3 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £155 a night, it isn't hard to see why. Another 10 HomeAway holiday rentals are on offer in or around Roaring Brook. With an average price of £184 per night, you're sure to grab a deal worth boasting about.

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