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Make A Holiday Rental Cottage in Upper Peninsula Michigan, USA, Your Home Away From Home

Jutting out into Lake Superior, the Upper Peninsular Michigan is a fascinating place to visit for those people who love the great outdoors. Settled in the past by large groups of people from the Nordic countries, there are still communities to this day that have Finnish or Swedish speaking people, and this only adds to the uniqueness of the area. The best way to truly experience the wonder of this region, is to stay in a holiday rental cottage in Upper Peninsular Michigan. Away from the tourist crowds, it is possible to enjoy a vacation at your own pace, whilst all the time being surrounded by creature comforts including television, cable and a fully-fitted kitchen. Some self catering accommodation in Upper Peninsular Michigan may also have internet access.

Things to Do on Holiday in Upper Peninsula Michigan, USA

The great outdoors will play a central role in the activities that can be experienced during a holiday in Upper Peninsular Michigan, and the obvious starting point, is Lake Superior. This vast expanse of water is home to a number of water-based activities such as diving, fishing, water skiing, wind surfing and swimming. Away from the lake there are huge areas of protected forest which make inviting places to take hikes, go mountain biking and horse riding.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Upper Peninsula Michigan, USA

There are an incredible number of attractions that could be visited during a holiday in Upper Peninsular Michigan, and it would quite literally be impossible to see them all. There are a number of lighthouses, of which the Marquette Lighthouse is one of the more well known. In the past, the area was also extensively mined, and several of these are open to visits including the Iron Mountain Iron Mine. Add into this all manner of other attractions such as fairgrounds, museums and art galleries in the towns and cities, and there is certainly no shortage of things to do!

Weather in Upper Peninsula Michigan, USA

The winters in Upper Peninsular Michigan can be long and cold, due to its northerly position and proximity to mountains. The daylight hours are also shorter during the winter, and snowfall can reach 200cm per year. Due to strong winds, white-outs can strike across the lake with very little notice. During the summer, the weather is warmer, with temperatures of 24 degrees Celsius being achieved. Rainfall does and can occur at any time, but rarely exceeds 100mm per month.

Travel to Upper Peninsula Michigan, USA

People intending to travel to their holiday rental cottage in Upper Peninsular Michigan from Europe, will need to arrange connecting flights, as nothing will fly directly here. Perhaps the best idea, would be to fly into New York (JFK) on British Airways from London Heathrow (LHR). From JFK, a connecting flight on Delta could be taken through to Minneapolis (MSP). Having arrived here, the best course of action would be to hire a car for the duration of the holiday in Upper Peninsular Michigan.

Wonderful! 4.9/5
(71 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
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Lodge #345314vb
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Viewed 144 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(58 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #598528vb
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Viewed 88 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(51 reviews)
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  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #602510vb
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Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(32 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cabin #487335vb
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Viewed 84 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(13 reviews)
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Condo #365408vb
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Viewed 127 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(15 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #379604vb
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Exceptional! 5/5
(23 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
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Cabin #761914vb
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Viewed 54 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(52 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cabin #436748vb
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Viewed 52 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(35 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 11
House #4061258
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Viewed 72 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(29 reviews)
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House #129335vb
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Viewed 64 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(56 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Bungalow #633595vb
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Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(29 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Cabin #739236vb
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Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(22 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 10
Cottage #758487vb
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Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(6 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 8
House #825366vb
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Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(57 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #378693vb
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Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(16 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cabin #889341vb
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Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(22 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
House #734142vb
22
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(18 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
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  • Sleeps 10
House #679160vb
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Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(66 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 10
Cabin #294031vb
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Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(17 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Apartment #895024vb
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Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(20 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 7
Apartment #600770vb
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Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(27 reviews)
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  • 5 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 16
Cabin #449832vb
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Viewed 67 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(46 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #638904vb
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Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(22 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Cottage #414622vb
22
Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(14 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cabin #854452vb
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Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(15 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
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Cabin #818112vb
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Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(36 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 16
Cabin #429636vb
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Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(7 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cabin #4364700
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Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(26 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 9
Cottage #654286vb
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Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(67 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Cottage #484722vb
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Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(17 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cabin #3752093
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Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(15 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 9
Cabin #612837vb
15
Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(23 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Cabin #3565468
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Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(29 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 2
Cabin #652038vb
29
Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(39 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #685694vb
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Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(15 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 9
House #4423002
15
Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(47 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 10
House #15702vb
47
Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(47 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 10
Cabin #101895
47
Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(33 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 7
Cabin #421494vb
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Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(31 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 10
House #748700vb
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Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(17 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #864930vb
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Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(21 reviews)
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  • 5 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 21
Chalet #3490321
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Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(17 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Chalet #4166427
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Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(5 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #893672vb
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Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(27 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 12
Cabin #794131vb
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Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(21 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 16
House #738532vb
21
Viewed 59 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(31 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #707636vb
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Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(22 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Chalet #243222
22
Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(20 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cabin #3925461
20
Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(21 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cabin #976137
21
Viewed 82 times in the last 48 hours