Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Bay Harbor is ready to explore

The lake and beaches create a pretty picture of Bay Harbor. Well known for its coffeehouses, boating and fishing, this romantic city won't disappoint. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Bay Harbor

Are you looking for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Bay Harbor a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Crooked Tree Golf Club (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Mackinaw Trail Winery (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Dunmaglas Golf Club (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Harbor Springs Vineyards and Winery (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Mt. McSauba Recreation Area (9 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Little Traverse Bay Golf Course (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Bay Harbor

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Bay Harbor is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Charles A. Ransom Nature Preserve (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Bear River Park (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Harbor Springs Beach (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Thorne Swift Nature Preserve (7.4 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Petoskey State Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Lake Chalevoix Depot Beach (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)

How to get to and around Bay Harbor

The nearest airport is in Pellston, MI (PLN-Pellston Regional), located 20.3 mi (32.7 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Bay Harbor?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 77 holiday lettings near Bay Harbor. From 30 Houses to 30 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Bay Harbor is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Bay Harbor?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Bay Harbor. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bay Harbor Golf Club: 1,057 holiday lettings
  • Boyne Mountain: 350 holiday lettings
  • Lake Chalevoix Depot Beach: 1,041 holiday lettings
  • Oden State Fish Hatchery Visitor Center: 844 holiday lettings
  • Mackinaw Trail Winery: 1,075 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Bay Harbor listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Bay Harbor?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 30 Houses in Bay Harbor. Our other popular types of Bay Harbor holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 30 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 13 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 13 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bay Harbor?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 22 holiday homes with pool available in Bay Harbor. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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