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Remote Getaway: 7 Cosy Cabins In Michigan

With so much stunning scenery and charming places like Ann Arbor, it’s never a bad time for a Michigan staycation. The state has lots to do and see, as well as some world-class restaurants. If you want to really chill out though, then a remote getaway is the way to go. These cosy cabins in Michigan are perfect for a staycation.

These locations are all beautiful Airbnbs which are ideal for large groups, families or a couple’s getaway. The best part is that once you divide the cost of the house between a group, it works out as a super affordable alternative to hotels and resorts.

All you have to do now is round up some friends and get ready to enjoy the ultimate Michigan staycation in one of these beautiful Airbnbs…

Best Cabins in Michigan

1. Lakeside Timberframe Cabin- Galesburg

Luxury lakeside cabin in a beautiful private setting, and only 15 minutes from downtown Kalamazoo.

This hand-built timber framed house has extraordinary architectural details and spectacular views of the water & woods. It’s the perfect place for swimming, kayaking & fishing. There are 2 kayaks which the guests are free to use.

This luxurious cabin features; a gorgeous custom kitchen, fully equipped, with bar & adjacent dining area (6 seats). The master bedroom has en-suite bathroom which boasts a huge, walk-in, marble shower and access to deck overlooking the lake. Second full bathroom, on main floor, has large soaking tub.

This cabin can sleep 4 guests and it will set you back $150 per night. Ideal for a small family or couples retreat!

2. Cabin In The Woods- Carp Lake

Located on 5 quiet acres at the end of a paved, dead-end road. The cabin is very close to The North Country Trail & The North Western State Biking & Snowmobiling Trail.

Property includes full access to cabin, grill (with side stove burner), fire pit, and yard. Wood fired sauna onsite (shared with other guests).

The cabin has a queen mattress in the loft and has a low ceiling. The sofa on main floor pulls out into a queen bed. This cabin is for 4 people maximum and it will cost you $160 per night.

3. Hephzibah’s Haven- Gaylord

Nestled in a neighborhood of cabins by Otsego Lake. Despite the vintage decor, this cabin offers all the modern conveniences you need for a perfect escape.

Regardless of the season and level of adventure you are looking for, Hephzibah’s Haven is a great home-base for your time Up North. Guests will have access to Otsego Lake, and all of the Northern Michigan favorites are within 45 minutes to 1.5 hours away!

Gaylord is home to many golf courses and also has ski resorts, cross-country ski and snowshoe trails, snowmobiling trails, and a multitude of lakes!

This cabin comfortably sleeps 6 guests and the average cost per night is $105.

4. Cabin Retreat- Saugatuck

Nestled among the trees at Kingfisher Cove in Saugatuck, this is the ultimate Michigan experience.

Saugatuck has been named one of Americas best small towns year over year and it is home to some of the finest beaches in the great lakes.

Home features an open eat-in kitchen with stove, top panel dishwasher, microwave and stainless steel french door fridge with filtered ice and water. Living room features a gorgeous stone gas fireplace.

The yard has an 8-person outdoor dining table and a Gas Grill so you can cook up a feast for you and your guests! This luxurious cabin can accommodate up to 10 guests and the average nightly price is $350.

5. The Lundgren Tree Farm- Menominee

Located on 40 wooded acres on Lundgren Tree Farm, which was founded in the early 1960s. Originally it was an 1880s homestead farm – today, the grounds boast an art studio, library and meditation room, and the Silver Dollar Pool Hall.

Just blocks from Lake Michigan, the Farm is a refuge for animals and artists alike, with trails, a fire pit, and rich solitude from city living.

The log cabin farmhouse hosts two bedrooms, the kitchen, dining area, living room and full bath. It is filled with art, books, antiques, and a functional record player, organ and cast iron fireplace.

This farm cabin sleeps up to 10 guests and the price tag is $200 per night (3 night minimum).

6. Bear’s Den- Gaylord

This spacious Lake Arrowhead chalet will let you leave your worries behind as you soak up the beautiful Michigan nature, enjoy it from the outdoor hot tub!

Ideal for a family vacation, enjoy some summertime fun in this classic Alpine Chalet. This vacation rental, located just 6 miles to downtown Gaylord has full access to the lake with a deck to enjoy the sunset from! Rent a boat, barbecue, swim, or do whatever floats your boat – sweet summertime is calling!!

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Fishing can be done right off the dock and you can see the fish you are aiming for! Lake has bass, perch, bluegill, sunfish, & pike and you can see them swimming by on a calm morning or evening as the lake is crystal clear. There are over 25 golf courses, all within 30 minutes of the cabin.

This cabin sleeps 6 guests and it will cost you $206 per night.

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7. Cozy Lakeside Cabin- Lake Ann

With 80 ft of lakefront, this cosy cabin is the ultimate private escape. The sandy bottomed lake is perfect for swimming, fishing, and kayaking. Two new kayaks are on the property to use for free. All sports Lake Ann is only 5 min away.

Secluded and private, yet only 20 minutes to downtown Traverse City which has great shopping and restaurants.

Some day activities include; Sleeping Bear Dunes, Hiking, fishing, H20 Sports, Leland Fishtown, Ludington State Park and Wine tours. This home has all the amenities you could need a fireplace, dock, fire pits, rainy day game room, kayaks, paddleboat and grill. Everything for a relaxing vacation!

This cabin sleeps 6 and the nightly rate is $160.

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Planning on spending some time in the state? Check out the best road trips in Michigan here.

Siobhan McKenny