Where to stay around Harbor Springs?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 390 holiday lettings near Harbor Springs. From 167 Houses to 77 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Harbor Springs is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Harbor Springs?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Harbor Springs. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Little Traverse Bay Golf Course: 772 holiday lettings
  • Heather Golf Course at Boyne Highlands: 758 holiday lettings
  • Boyne Highlands Ski Area: 752 holiday lettings
  • Harbor Springs Beach: 951 holiday lettings
  • True North Golf Club: 639 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Harbor Springs listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Harbor Springs?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 167 Houses in Harbor Springs. Our other popular types of Harbor Springs holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 77 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 25 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 19 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I rent waterfront rentals in Harbor Springs?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 120 waterfront rentals in Harbor Springs. You have also many other possibilities in Harbor Springs area, including:

  • Beach rentals: 108 holiday rentals
  • Downtown rentals: 58 holiday rentals
  • Mountain rentals: 15 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Harbor Springs?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 80 holiday homes with pool available in Harbor Springs. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in Harbor Springs, Michigan, USA your home away from home

    Harbor Springs is considered one of the most beautiful resort towns in America. This long-standing vacation resort has something for all seasons, especially for those looking for outdoor recreational pursuits.

    Things to Do in Harbor Springs, MI

    Harbor Springs is nestled on the shore of Lake Michigan making it ideal for sailing, fishing, sailboarding and other watersports during the summer. Some of the best boating can be enjoyed nearby on Little Traverse Bay. There are several parks and beaches around Harbor Springs with lifeguards, restrooms and boat launches. Golfers can look forward to spectacular golf at the Little Traverse Bay Golf Club. This scenic area is also popular with walkers and cyclists. Browse the shops in the downtown area which has boutiques, art and antiques shops galore. In winter the area has a skating rink within easy reach of your Harbor Springs holiday apartment. It also offers snowmobiling, downhill and cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.

    Places to Visit Around Harbor Springs, MI

    Local landmarks to visit include the Ephraim Shay hexagonal-shaped house in downtown Harbor Springs. Shay invented the Shay locomotive and his house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Douglas House on the lakefront is also well-known. It was designed by Richard Meier and is one of top 150 structures listed as America’s Favorite Architecture. In fall, one must-do is the scenic drive along the Tunnel of Trees to Cross Village to enjoy the stunning autumn foliage. Petoskey is famous for its shopping and is just 4 miles from Harbor Springs holiday rentals, on the south side of the harbor. Thorne Swift Nature Preserve offers nature hikes, a beach and a dune observation platform. For families, Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark is an adventure for children of all ages and is located at Boyne Mountain, just outside Boyne Falls.

    Weather in Harbor Springs, Michigan

    Holiday homes in Harbor Springs experience warm summers reaching 79°F (26°C) in July and August. In winter the temperatures drop to well below freezing in January reaching 26 to minus 1°F (-3 to -18°C). The area has 2-3 inches of precipitation every month. From November to March the area has lake-effect snow which can be as much as 160 inches per year.

    Travel to Harbor Springs, Michigan

    The nearest airports to Harbor Springs holiday homes are Boyne Mountain (BYN) Airport and Pellston (PLN) Regional Airport which is about 15 miles away. International visitors should fly into Gerald R. Ford International (GRR) Airport in Grand Rapids, Michigan and then get a connecting flight to one of the local airports. Alternatively, visitors can pick up a hire car in Grand Rapids and drive the 205 miles north to Harbor Springs along US-131.

    Activities and attractions in Harbor Springs

    Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like skiing and golfing. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Harbor Springs a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Boyne Highlands Ski Area (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
    • Harbor Springs Vineyards and Winery (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
    • Little Traverse Bay Golf Course (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
    • Nub's Nob Ski Area (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
    • Crooked Tree Golf Club (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
    • Chestnut Valley Golf Club (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Harbor Springs

    Harbor Springs is a destination with activities spanning many seasons. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 23°F. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in December, January, February or March, when snowfall averages 91.82 inches and temperatures average -10°F.

    Exploring the natural features in Harbor Springs

    Travellers love Harbor Springs for its panoramic lake views and pristine beaches. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Harbor Springs is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Harbor Springs Beach (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
    • Thorne Swift Nature Preserve (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
    • Petoskey State Park (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
    • Bear River Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
    • Charles A. Ransom Nature Preserve (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
    • North Point Nature Preserve (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)