Grab your friends and pack the gear for a weekend of fresh powder and big air. Start planning your winter vacation with MyNorth’s Guide to Cottage Rentals. In it, you’ll find Northern Michigan vacation rentals for any budget near your favorite slopes and ski towns. Below are several cabins, homes and resorts to kickstart your search.

Timber Ridge Log HomeBoyne City

7 bedrooms | 1 full + 5 3/4 bathrooms | Sleeps 20

This log home is ideal for large family getaways. Indoor swimming pool, hot tub, racquetball court, exercise room, home theater and views of Lake Charlevoix. Check the availability calendar.

  • 15 minutes to Boyne Mountain
  • 40 minutes to Boyne Highlands
  • 40 minutes to Nub’s Nob

GiGi’s PlaceHarbor Springs

4 bedrooms | 3.5 bathrooms | Sleeps 8

This charming condo is located between Harbor Springs and Petoskey—just 15 minutes to shopping, beaches (still gorgeous in winter!) and the slopes. Check the availability calendar.

  • 7 minutes to Boyne Highlands
  • 10 minutes to Nub’s Nob
  • 37 minutes to Boyne Mountain

Crubaugh, Harbor Springs

3 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms | Sleeps 7

This home on Third Street is close to downtown and only a short walk to the Zoll Street beach. Pet-friendly! Check the availability calendar.

  • 9 minutes to Boyne Highlands
  • 10 minutes to Nub’s Nob
  • 35 minutes to Boyne Mountain

LeBear ResortGlen Arbor

3 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms | Sleeps 8

LeBear Resort is a 5-star luxury resort on the shores of Lake Michigan. Just minutes from Glen Arbor dining, galleries and shops. Indoor pool, hot tubs, a fitness center, sauna and more. Check the availability calendar.

  • 5 minutes to The Homestead
  • 40 minutes to Crystal Mountain
  • 45 minutes to Mt. Holiday

Eagle ViewHarbor Springs

3 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms | Sleeps 8

Located along the famous M-119 Tunnel of Trees and the shores of Lake Michigan. Two wood-burning fireplaces and a sauna. Private access to the beach (fun to explore in winter!). The home is only a 15-minute drive to downtown Harbor Springs’ restaurants and boutiques.

  • 20 minutes to Boyne Highlands
  • 20 minutes to Nub’s Nob
  • 50 minutes to Boyne Mountain

Alden CottageBellaire

2 bedrooms | 1 bathroom | Sleeps 6

This vintage cottage has been completely remodeled inside. A block away from downtown Alden restaurants and shopping. Or walk to Torch Lake along the edge town. Check the availability calendar.

  • 16 minutes to Shanty Creek Resorts
  • 30 minutes to Mt. Holiday
  • 40 minutes to Boyne Mountain Resort

RiversideTraverse City

2 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms | Sleeps 10

Located on the Boardman River, the home is nestled in a private setting, but it’s only 10 minutes from the hustle and bustle of downtown Traverse City. Check the availability calendar.

  • 18 minutes to Mt. Holiday
  • 35 minutes to Crystal Mountain
  • 45 minutes to The Homestead

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Photo(s) by Rachel North