Lake Michigan Beach Resorts

Lake Michigan Beach Resorts
Tourists often travel to resorts along Lake Michigan so that they can partake in the many water activities the lake allows for as well as enjoy sunbathing on the sandy beach and gazing at the tranquil waters. Some of the resorts offer other amenities such as golfing packages or nature walks through the grounds.

Bayshore Resort

The Bayshore Resort is situated along the sandy beaches of West Grand Traverse Bay, part of Lake Michigan, only minutes from the Sleeping Bear Dunes or downtown Traverse City. The resort is 100 percent smoke-free and offers guests a choice of standard or bay view accommodations, along with free breakfast each day. It also features an indoor pool, fitness center and golf packages for guests to enjoy.

833 E. Front St.
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 935-4400
bayshore-resort.com/index.asp

Harbor Lights Resort

This resort is nestled among the Lake Michigan shores up north in picturesque Frankfort. It features accommodations from one room to three-bedroom condos to meet every family's needs. While this resort does not offer any complimentary meals, you will find several restaurants nearby in town. Besides the indoor pool and private beach, guests can access the fall color tour from Frankfort or hike the Betsie Valley Trail, which is across from the resort.

15 S. Second St.
Frankfort, MI 49635
(800) 346-9614
harborlightsresort.net/index.html

Lake Shore Resort

Located in west Michigan, the Lake Shore Resort lures guests in by being secluded on a private beach near Saugatuck. Guests may enjoy a peaceful homemade breakfast on their deck while gazing at sunrise over the lake or walk through the nearby trails, noticing all the birds. Some guests rent bikes from the resort and ride along the shoreline for miles, while others walk into town to see what art, crafts or jewelry the local artisans are offering that week as Saugatuck is one of the top art cities.

2885 Lake Shore Drive
Saugatuck, MI 49453
(269) 857-7121
lakeshoreresortsaugatuck.com/index.htm

Sleepy Hollow Resort

A different kind of resort, Sleepy Hollow features cottages and condominiums with full kitchens for families wanting to enjoy the beach in South Haven. Families have access to about 1,000 feet of private beach along Lake Michigan as well as a heated outdoor pool. This resort features a children's program along with their other recreational activities, so guests may partake in volleyball and tennis while their children climb playground equipment or sing camp songs.

7400 North Shore Drive
South Haven, MI 49090
(269) 637-1127
sleepyhollowbeach.com

Article Written By Laura Nowak

Laura Nowak is a freelance writer who combines her love of travel and research to write travel articles. She has been published in various print and online publications, including the "Western Herald," where she wrote arts and entertainment articles. Nowak earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in practical writing from Western Michigan University.

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