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Take a step back in time where cars are replaced by bicycles and horse-drawn carriages, where the fudge stores are oh-so-tempting, and where summer vacations are always magical. This is how you’ll feel when you take a trip to Mackinac Island, a popular family-friendly vacation destination and romantic getaway in Michigan. There aren’t a lot of Airbnb properties on the island, but the ones that are here provide a fun and accommodating way to enjoy all the comforts of home while you travel.
Also located in the Applewood Condos complex, there’s this Airbnb space for three people. It’s on the second floor with no elevator and has a full kitchen, loft-style bedroom, bathroom, queen-size bed, and full-size sleeper sofa. There is a balcony that overlooks the Straits of Mackinac, and there are nature trails nearby too. Book this private room for a quiet and peaceful stay that’s just two miles from downtown. Guests also have laundry machines, Wi-Fi, and TV here.
Just two miles from town, you’ll find this condo for rent that is a hotel-style unit. The rental space sleeps three people on a queen-size bed and pull-out sofa. It has a private bathroom, Wi-Fi, mini-fridge, microwave, coffeemaker with coffee, iron, and hairdryer. The room also has a private deck where you can step outside to enjoy views of Lake Huron. Book this private room for a peaceful getaway that’s surrounded by nature. There’s a grill and picnic tables outside that you can use while staying here, and bike rentals are available onsite.
For two guests traveling on Mackinac Island, consider this one-bedroom, one-bathroom space. It is steps from the Grand Hotel Woods, with its golf course, restaurant, and bar. You’ll have your own private deck and enjoy views of Lake Huron from here. The Airbnb host has two rooms available to rent here that are in the same building but not adjoining. They are close together and both on the second floor, which is good to know if you have two couples traveling together. The bedroom here has a queen-size bed, and the space also comes with Wi-Fi, a TV with standard cable, air conditioning, and a hairdryer.
One option for your Mackinac Island trip is to stay in this private room in a condo that is close to the Grand Hotel Woods restaurant and The Inn at Stonecliffe. This Airbnb includes a private room with your own entrance, bedroom, bathroom, and deck that looks out over Lake Huron. Sit outside here to enjoy the sunsets and relax! It also comes with a fridge/freezer combo, microwave, and coffeemaker. Wi-Fi and TV with standard TV are provided as well. It’s a great place to stay for golfers because the Grand Hotel Woods golf course is just 100 yards away.
Larger groups of up to eight people can stay in this spacious condo near downtown and the lake on Mackinac Island. The condo has three bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms, as well as a living room with bay windows, gas fireplace/stove, TV, large kitchen, and dining room. It’s a comfortable place to be with queen-size beds in the bedrooms and an additional queen-size air mattress to accommodate extra guests. This is one of the few pet-friendly Airbnb rentals on the island, so bring your pup along and enjoy the outside space.
Travelers enjoy being at this studio condo that’s a 10-minute bike ride from downtown and that is close to great trails to explore. It is in a park-like setting with picnic tables and offers views of the ferries coming and going. You can use the onsite bikes free of charge during your stay, as well as the yoga mats, beach towels, umbrellas, and hammocks. It’s fun to arrange a horse-drawn carriage pick up right from the front of the building.