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What Are The Well Liked Rental Amenities in Michigan?

Best Amenities in Michigan

There are in total of 16 rental amenities in Michigan, shown above with the property numbers. In Michigan, 8084 rentals offer TV, 7820 rentals offer Internet or Wifi, 7763 rentals offer Bed linens provided. So, if you need TV during your vacation, use the TV filter to compare these properties. Two amenities that are not typical are Kitchen, Hot Tub.

Which Price Range Is Most Typical in Michigan Area?

Vacation House & Cottage Rental Price Information in Michigan

The graph shows the percentages of vacation homes in each price bucket. Michigan has the largest percentage (18.68%) of homes in $150 - $200 price range.
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What Are The Most Liked Rental Accommodations in Michigan?
Rental Property Types in Michigan
There are various types of homes in Michigan area. Depending on your group size, you can pick the one using filters accordingly. House is the most popular accommodation type, and the largest homes can accommodate 300 people.The least popular accommodation in Michigan is Tower rentals
How Many Accommodations Are Not Pets Friendly in Michigan?
Percentage of Pet Friendly Rental Properties in Michigan
23.10% of vacation homes in Michigan are pet friendly. If you have pet allergies, make sure to check the home property and see whether it is a pet-friendly vacation home or not.
Best Tourist Attractions in Michigan?
Must Visit Places In Michigan

When you have only limited times to spend in Michigan, we highly recommend you to visit those famous places:

What are the Airports in Michigan?
Airports Options in Michigan

There are 31 airports in Michigan state, here are the sampled or full list:

Where to visit in order to explore art and culture in Michigan?
Art & Culture Places

The Richard & Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum offers exhibits that provide you with an understanding of the history of the area. It is filled with art and photography that complement the natural beauty of Mackinac Island. There are hand-beaded Native American garments, 17th and 18th-century maps, and items related to the Victorian era. Original photographs tell the story of Mackinac from the 19th and 20th centuries as well. The museum is located at 7070n Main Street in Mackinac Island.

Although Detroit may be better known for building cars, it is also a hotbed of artistic talent. The Detroit Institute of the Arts has displays of artwork from thousands of years ago up through the modern-day era. You will see art created during medieval Europe and other eras. 

The Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park offers outdoor gardens with traditional foliage as well as an interactive children’s garden. There is a peaceful Japanese garden with waterfalls as well as a Butterfly Maze. You can visit a replica of the 1880s farmhouse that was Lena Meijer’s first home as well as the farm garden. Be sure to check out the Lena Meijer Conservatory, a five-story tropical greenhouse that includes many exotic and rare plants.

The Detroit Historical Museum is dedicated to the history of the city, providing details on its colorful past. Learn more about the birth of Motown and a musical sound that changed music forever. You can also learn more about how Detroit became the industrial center of the country and how the automobile industry thrived there. You can find the museum at 5401 Woodward Avenue in Detroit.

What are the activities in Michigan that are family friendly?
Family Friendly Activities

The Detroit Zoo is a fun place for families with exhibits of animals in a wide range of habitats. View African animals in the forest or grassland or Arctic natives in their own cooler habitat. You can see aardvark, zebras, lemurs, lions, primates, polar bears, kangaroos, and wallabies, just to name a few. The zoo is located at 8450 West 10 Mile Road in Royal Oak.

The Belle Isle Aquarium, the oldest in the United States, is housed in a building built in 1904. The beautiful opalite vaulted ceiling will take your breath away. You can see pufferfish, clownfish, seahorses, and even a few poison frogs. The aquarium and its conservatory are located at 300 River Place Drive in Detroit.

Windmill Island, a 36-acre heritage park, lets you wander through Dutch architecture. In May, you can see over 175,000 tulips in bloom, and, in June, annual flowers brighten the walkways. There is an authentic Dutch windmill, DeZwaan, which was built in the 1760s and is the only original Dutch windmill exported to the United States. The island is located at 1 Lincoln Avenue in Holland.

What does the calendar look like for local events & festivals in Michigan?
Local Events & Festivals

The National Cherry Festival in Traverse City is a great festival in Michigan. There are parades, an air show, live concerts, and racing. Enjoy the arts and crafts fair or get your adrenaline pumping on the amusement rides. There are also plenty of food and drink vendors. The festival began in 1910 when cherry growers held an informal blessing of the blossoms. In 1925, the first Cherry Queen was crowned when Gertrude Brown won the honor. The Cherry Queen is a celebrated tradition every year as is the Blessing of the Blossoms.

The largest culinary festival in the Midwest, the Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer & Food Festival, allows you to sample more than 1,000 hard ciders and beers as well as small plates created by local chefs. The festival is designed for every level of culinary knowledge, from the novice who is just learning to someone who lives and breathes the finer things in life. The event is held in November at DeVos Place, located at 303 Monroe Avenue Northwest in Grand Rapids.

There is nothing like the Frankenmuth Bavarian Festival where you can enjoy traditional German food and beer. Entertainment includes authentic German dancers and music as well. The festival began in 1959 as a collaboration between the town and Fischer’s Hotel who opened a Bavarian section that year.  A Bavarian Princess and her Court are crowned, and it has been named one of the top festivals in the state.

Established in 1852, the Allegan County Fair offers the largest livestock barns and arenas in the state. You can check out rodeo performances, watch livestock judging, have fun on the amusement rides and grab delicious fair food at the event which is held in September.

How to get around in Michigan?
Transportations

The state of Michigan has many airports that will allow you to get to the various destinations in the state. The largest airport, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport is located in Romulus, near Detroit. This airport is close to locations on the Upper Peninsula and Ann Arbor as well as Detroit.

Gerald R. Ford International Airport is about 20 minutes from Grand Rapids, named after former President and native of Michigan, Gerald R. Ford. It is close to Lake Michigan, and you can book smaller flights to Cherry Capital Airport which is near Sleeping Bear Dunes or Mackinac Island.

Detroit Willow Run Airport is just ten miles from the University of Michigan while Capital Region International Airport is close to Michigan State University.

Sawyer International Airport is about 17 miles from Marquette and is not far from the shores of Lake Superior.

What are the must-visit places in Michigan?
Must See Attractions

Mackinac Island is a must-see attraction in Michigan. Take a ferry to the island and wander through the old town. You can take a horse-drawn carriage ride, go for a hike or visit Fort Mackinac. Be sure to take a look at the Mackinac Bridge, one of the longest suspension spans in the world.

A trip to Michigan would not be complete without checking out Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Located along Lake Michigan, the largest of the Great Lakes, it is the only lake that entirely borders the United States. Visit the Michigan Maritime Museum and tour the Tall Ship Manitou. You can also take the Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive, an almost eight-mile drive along the coast.

Known only as “The Henry Ford,” these three exhibits are “must-sees” if you are visiting Michigan. The three exhibits explore the life and legend of Henry Ford as well as provide you with information on American innovation. Visit Greenfield Village where you can step back into the early 19th century. There is a restaurant that serves fare from the 1830s, a train depot with an actual steam locomotive that you can ride, or take a ride in a Model T. The Henry Ford Museum of American innovation tells the story of those who thought outside the box and helped shape our world today. The Ford Rouge Factory Tour rounds out the three attractions and allows you to see how an automotive factory works as well as the technology that goes into an automobile today. The attractions are located at 20900 Oakwood Boulevard in Dearborn.

From the moment you walk through the door of the Hitsville USA, the Motown Museum, you are greeted with the sounds that changed music forever. Here, you find a strong sense of history and significance, learning some of the histories of the music genre, anecdotes about those who made Motown famous and more. Motown Records, founded in by Berry Gordy, Sr., and his wife, Bertha Fuller Gordy, after they moved North from Georgia to create a better life for their family. Hitsville was founded in 1985 by Esther Gordy Edwards, sister of Berry Gordy, in order to protect and display artifacts, photographs, apparel and memorabilia. The museum is located at 2648 West Grand Boulevard in Detroit.

Where are the hidden gems or unique spots to visit in Michigan?
Hidden Gems

Pictured Rocks National Seashore is truly a hidden gem in the state of Michigan. The Park gets its name from the bright colors of rocks in the region which appear to be “painted” with copper, iron and manganese oxide. There is a mixture of dunes, beaches, shorelines, and cliffs that provide beautiful backdrops for photographs. While there, be sure to visit Grand Island National Recreation Area, an island that is a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts.

Located near the Canadian frontier, Isle Royale lies along Lake Superior and is home to a wide variety of wildlife. Shaped by glaciers during the Ice Age, the park is home to fox, moose, wolves, ospreys, falcons, and more. There are many hiking trails, or you can charter a boat. To get to Isle Royale, you will need to travel by boat or seaplane from Houghton or Copper Harbor.

How to plan 1 or 2 or 3-day trip itineraries in Michigan?
Trip Planning


What are the nightlife spots in Michigan?
Nightlife Spots

The Intersection, located at 133 Grandville Avenue Southwest in Grand Rapids, is where music lives. They offer live music, presenting some of the best bands in the area. Artists include Dayglow, Benny the Butcher, Bass Country, Jinjer, The Cadillac Three, Michigan Rattlers, Fozzy, and more. They have also featured national recording acts like Old Dominion, Chase Rice and more.

Ore Dock Brewing Company began during a 4,000 mile road trip across the western portion of the country. Andrea and Wes Pernsteiner, founders of the brewery, often visited local breweries when they traveled, feeling as if local breweries gave them a taste of the local area. This road trip was no exception, but the couple found themselves yearning for the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. They decided to create one of their own in Marquette in a downtown historic building. It is believed the building was constructed in 1864 and used as a grocery and granary as well as a Chinese laundry on the second floor. A fire destroyed the building in 1868 along with much of the downtown area, leading the town to forbid the construction of any building using wood. Today, the building shows evidence of the ornate sandstone work that was used to reconstruct it after the fire. You can find the brewery at 114 Spring Street in Marquette.

The Ark, located at 316 South Main Street in Ann Arbor is one of the top music clubs in the world. Despite seating for 400, the venue feels intimate and presents a wide range of musical genres. They offer live music over 300 nights per year in an establishment with outstanding acoustics. Not only do they present well-known musical acts, but they also try to nurture rising artists as well.

Schuberg’s Bar and Grill is known for good food, good times, and a relaxed atmosphere. Locals gather there to meet up with friends, former college roommates, and family. The bar has not changed over its long history with pine-covered walls and original, locally built furnishings. They are located at 109 North Michigan Avenue in Big Rapids.

What are the travel peak seasons in Michigan?
Peak Seasons

The weather in Michigan varies depending on what region you visit. In the northern area of the state, the summers are short, and the winters are snowy. In the southern section of the state, temperatures tend to be warmer. Because Michigan sits on the longest freshwater coastline in the world, the Great Lakes have a big impact on the weather. In the summer, lake breezes can reach several miles inland with temperatures that reach a high of 85F (29C) during the month of July. Temperatures rarely rise above 90F (32C) in Michigan. The low average temperature is 0F (-18C) and it can be very snowy in certain regions.

The average annual precipitation in Michigan is around 31 inches. Snowfall can reach 150 inches in western parts of the state. It is not unusual for hail to fall during the spring.

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