Destination guide

Head to the trendy city of Bear Lake

The lake and mountains create a pretty picture of Bear Lake. This trendy city is known for its golfing, canoeing and seafood restaurants. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Bear Lake

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Bear Lake a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Chestnut Hills Golf Course (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Arcadia Bluffs Golf Course (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Heathlands Golf Course (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Douglas Valley Winery (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Pinecroft Golf Course (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Betsie Valley Trail (13 mi / 20.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Bear Lake

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bear Lake is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Misty Acres Preserve (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Grebe Park (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Arcadia Dunes (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Captain John Langland Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Green Point Dunes Nature Preserve (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Elberta Beach (14 mi / 22.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Bear Lake

The nearest airport is in Manistee, MI (MBL-Manistee County-Blacker), located 13.5 mi (21.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Traverse City, MI (TVC-Cherry Capital), which is 33.2 mi (53.4 km) away.

Where to stay near Bear Lake?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 281 holiday rentals near Bear Lake. From 127 Houses to 58 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Bear Lake for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Chestnut Hills Golf Course: 520 holiday rentals
  • Pinecroft Golf Course: 738 holiday rentals
  • Sleeping Bear Dunes: 1,455 holiday rentals
  • Elberta Beach: 450 holiday rentals
  • Mistwood Golf Course: 1,394 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bear Lake 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 Bear Lake?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 127 Houses in Bear Lake. Our other popular types of Bear Lake holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 58 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 58 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 58 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bear Lake?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 87 holiday homes with pool available in Bear Lake. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.