Destination guide

Delight in the majestic landscape of Mancelona

The mountains, lake and riverfront are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Mancelona. This relaxing and walkable city is known for its skiing, golfing and horseback riding. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Mancelona

Do you want to find attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Mancelona a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • The Chief Golf Course (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Grandview Golf Club (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Black Forest Golf Course (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Twin Birch Golf Course (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Timber Wolf Golf Club (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Gaylord Country Club (15.1 mi / 24.2 km)

Seasonal weather in Mancelona

Travelers enjoy Mancelona for its skiing. If you've planned your trip around snowy activities, consider visiting in December, January, February or March, when snowfall averages 42.59 inches and temperatures average 14°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Mancelona

Travelers enjoy Mancelona for its mountain views and lakeside setting. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Mancelona is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Torch Lake Park (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Pine Baron Pathway (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Torch Lake (15.3 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Otsego Lake State Park (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Bavarian Falls Park (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
  • Gaylord's City Elk Park (18.7 mi / 30 km)

Transportation to and around Mancelona

Fly into Traverse City, MI (TVC-Cherry Capital), the closest airport, located 29.8 mi (47.9 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Mancelona?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 337 holiday lettings near Mancelona. From 114 Houses to 95 Cottages, 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 Mancelona is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Mancelona?

Yes, of course. offers 114 Houses in Mancelona. Our other popular types of Mancelona holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 95 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 95 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 86 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 Mancelona?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 140 holiday homes with pool available in Mancelona. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.