Destination guide

The beachside setting of Michigan City is ready to explore

The beaches, wildlife and lake are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in Michigan City. Renowned for its casino gaming, shopping and zoo, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Michigan City

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Michigan City a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Washington Park Zoo (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Whittaker Woods Golf Course (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Legacy Hills Golf Club (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Michigan City

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, June, August and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Michigan City

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Michigan City is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Indiana Dunes State Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • New Buffalo Public Beach (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Galien River County Park (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Townline Beach (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Marquette Park (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Michigan City

Fly into South Bend, IN (SBN-South Bend Intl.), the closest airport, located 30.5 mi (49.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), which is 43.5 mi (70 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Michigan City Station.

Where to stay near Michigan City?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 848 holiday rentals near Michigan City. From 595 Houses to 150 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Michigan City 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 Michigan City?

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

  • Barker Mansion: 936 holiday rentals
  • Trail Creek: 938 holiday rentals
  • Michigan City Station: 935 holiday rentals
  • Blue Chip Casino: 950 holiday rentals
  • Oasis Splash Pad: 955 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Michigan City 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 Michigan City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 595 Houses in Michigan City. Our other popular types of Michigan City holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 150 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 150 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 53 holiday houses

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 Michigan City?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 285 holiday homes with pool available in Michigan City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.