Destination guide

Why people love visiting scenic Harbor Springs

The lake and beaches provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Harbor Springs. Revered for its skiing, restaurants and shopping, this city is both scenic and relaxing. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Harbor Springs

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like skiing and golfing. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Harbor Springs a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boyne Highlands Ski Area (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Harbor Springs Vineyards and Winery (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Little Traverse Bay Golf Course (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Nub's Nob Ski Area (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Crooked Tree Golf Club (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Chestnut Valley Golf Club (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Harbor Springs

Harbor Springs is a destination with activities spanning many seasons. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 23°F. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in December, January, February or March, when snowfall averages 91.82 inches and temperatures average -10°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Harbor Springs

Travellers love Harbor Springs for its panoramic lake views and pristine beaches. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Harbor Springs is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Harbor Springs Beach (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Thorne Swift Nature Preserve (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Petoskey State Park (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Bear River Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Charles A. Ransom Nature Preserve (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • North Point Nature Preserve (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Harbor Springs

The nearest airport is in Pellston, MI (PLN-Pellston Regional), located 13.8 mi (22.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Mackinac Island, MI (MCD), which is 34.5 mi (55.5 km) away.

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

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

  • True North Golf Club: 711 holiday rentals
  • Harbor Springs Vineyards and Winery: 799 holiday rentals
  • Heather Golf Course at Boyne Highlands: 843 holiday rentals
  • Nub's Nob Ski Area: 294 holiday rentals
  • Little Traverse Bay Golf Course: 840 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Harbor Springs 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 Harbor Springs?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 182 Houses in Harbor Springs. Our other popular types of Harbor Springs holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 96 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 106 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 106 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 Harbor Springs?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 93 holiday homes with pool available in Harbor Springs. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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