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Vacation rentals in Houghton Lake

There are 55 vacation rentals near Houghton Lake for all manner or mood of travel, availability of time off, and size of budget. So, if you are hoping for an affordable Houghton Lake vacation, you can find 10% rentals under $85/night. Or if you are willing to splurge on a luxury vacation in Houghton Lake, there are 6 between $175 and $400/night. Whether you are sleeping by yourself or with a significant other, or are travelling with a group of 30 there are short term home and apartment rentals in Houghton Lake to fit your vacation needs. The most popular types of short-term rental homes in Houghton Lake are houses, cabins and hotels. Houghton Lake has been a frequently searched travel destination this year and continues to grow in popularity. VacationRenter offers a wide selection of vacation rental availability from leading travel sites like VRBO (Vacation Rentals By Owner), Homeaway,, and many more. Search your travel dates to find available Houghton Lake vacation homes for your trip.

Where is Houghton Lake

Houghton Lake is the largest inland lake in Michigan, stretching out over 22,000 acres in Roscommon County in the northern part of the state. The lake provides endless recreation all year with extended natural wilderness to explore on land. Whether you're looking for adventure or lake solitude, consider these options.

Quick Guide to Houghton Lake

In winter, travelers take advantage of the cold conditions to ice fish, snowmobile and ski. During the summer, there are sunny beaches to enjoy and nature trails to take a walk on Michigan's wild side.
  • Beaches in Hougton Lake: Several public beaches welcome tourists to swim in the lake, go boating or canoeing, lounge on the sand or windsurf. Kids play on beach playgrounds and build sand castles. Picnic shelters are ideal for family picnics.
  • Lost Twin Lakes Pathway: Depending on the time of year, visitors hike or cross-country ski the more than three miles of trail. It loops through wetlands, pine forests and over bridges.
  • Marguerite Gahagan Nature Preserve: Observe protected wildlife in their native habitat. Hikers follow trails to trek through cedar swamps and pine forests.

Home-types in Houghton Lake

Houghton Lake has a variety of property types for you to consider when booking a trip. Here are the most popular property types in Houghton Lake:
- House43 vacation rentals

Points of interests in Houghton Lake

Houghton Lake has several popular points of interest for you to check out when visiting the area. Here are the most popular points of interest in Houghton Lake:
- Ben D Jeffs River Park: 238 vacation rentals
- Lost Twin Lakes Hiking Trail head: 238 vacation rentals
- Richfield Township Park: 238 vacation rentals
- Trestle Park: 238 vacation rentals
- Marl Lake Trails: 118 vacation rentals
- South Higgins Lake Camping: 118 vacation rentals
- Civilian Conservation Corp Museum: 118 vacation rentals
- South Higgins Lake State Park: 118 vacation rentals
- Houghton Lake Playhouse: 118 vacation rentals
- Cross Country Ski Headquarters: 118 vacation rentals