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West Michigan Lodging

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Our West Michigan Lodging Guide features places to stay while you are traveling in West Michigan. Lodging options include hotels, motels, resorts, cottages, vacation rentals, and bed & breakfasts. Some are just right for families, and others are perfect for a romantic getaway. Where you stay for the night can make or break your vacation, and even though you may not spend a lot of time in your room, you still want a good night’s sleep. Use this West Michigan Lodging Guide to select a clean, comfortable, and affordable place to stay.

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Hotels & Motels

Hotels and motels are available in towns throughout West Michigan. Wherever you travel, hotels and motels are convenient, and many offer guest perks and travel discounts! Hotels and motels offer extra amenities, such as complimentary coffee or breakfast, swimming pools, air conditioning, and very comfortable beds!  

Bed & Breakfasts

When you stay at a charming bed and breakfast, it will likely be in a lovely turn-of-the-century home. Bed and Breakfast innkeepers will give you special attention and make you feel at home. Delicious breakfasts and one-of-a-kind bedrooms will make your stay memorable, and  some rooms include private baths, and fireplaces for an extra-comfortable and cozy experience. 

Resorts, Cottages, and Vacation Rentals

Beautiful home and garden

When you stay in a cottage or vacation rental, you’ll enjoy amenities including full kitchens. Having a place all to yourself is a relaxing vacation. Choose from cabins, cottages, apartments, condominiums, and home rentals, all completely furnished to make your stay comfortable, carefree, and budget friendly. 

Wedding & Special Occasion Lodging

West Michigan has a variety of lodging options to make your wedding guests comfortable. These hotels, motels, resorts, vacations rentals, and bed and breakfasts will meet your needs for special occasions.

Camping

There’s nothing like a night under the stars and gathering around the campfire with family and friends. If you like the great outdoors and being close to nature, you’re in luck, because some of the best campgrounds in the nation are right here in West Michigan! 

TRAVEL TIP — Be sure to reserve your vacation rental early, especially if you plan to travel in the peak summer season, or you may find limited availability for the type of lodging you prefer, in the town you plan to visit. 

West Michigan Lodging Destinations

WHY STAY IN THE LUDINGTON AREA?

Ludington Area Lodging — Ludington is the home port for the S.S. Badger car ferry, and a popular harbor town for vacations. Don’t miss seeing the Ludington State Park, voted best in the Midwest!

Hamlin Lake Area Lodging — If your idea of the perfect vacation is by the lake, be sure to visit Hamlin Lake, and enjoy boating, fishing, swimming, and more!

Scottville Area Lodging — Scottville is a small, rural town along the Pere Marquette River, and is best known for the Scottville Clown Band, and the West Michigan Old Engine Club events.

Pere Marquette River Area Lodging — After canoeing the scenic Pere Marquette River, or fishing for a trophy steelhead, find rest at a place to stay along the river.

WHY STAY IN OCEANA COUNTY?

Silver Lake Sand Dunes Area Lodging — The Silver Lake Sand Dunes is a favorite vacation spot for dune rides, watersports, and more!

Pentwater Area Lodging — While visiting the quaint village of Pentwater along Lake Michigan, be sure to stay awhile at a nice little spot in town, or find more lodging options nearby.

WHY STAY IN MANISTEE?

Manistee Area Lodging — Manistee is a unique Victorian Port City located along the Manistee River. Be sure to enjoy the riverwalk, and an abundance of natural areas to visit.

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Bed & Breakfasts

Stay in one of the beautiful, Victorian homes in West Michigan. You’ll get that at-home feeling while interacting with other guests and the inn’s friendly hosts.

Hotels & Motels

If you enjoy the familiarity of a well-known hotel brand, you will find just what you are looking for in West Michigan. Smaller motels cater to those who enjoy the more nostalgic feel to their stay.

Resorts, Vacation Rentals, Cottages

A great choice for families or large groups. Many resorts and rentals are located along Lake Michigan or on inland lakes. Amenities typically include kitchen facilities, grills, and picnic tables.

Lodging

Our general lodging page includes a variety of places to stay in West Michigan, from nice hotels and motels to charming bed & breakfasts. Also included are comfortable cottages, resorts, or vacation rentals.

Camping

West Michigan is perfect for those who enjoy the outdoors, whether in a tent or a comfortable RV. Choose the ever-popular Michigan state parks or numerous independanlty owned campgrounds for a great vacation!

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Boating & Fishing

West Michigan has many inland lakes, rivers and Lake Michigan to go boating or fishing on. Rent pontoons, fishing boats, canoes, and more.

Silver Lake – Things to Do

Whether it’s golf, dune tours or kayaking, Silver Lake/Mears has you covered on all fronts. The Silver Lake Sand Dunes and the outlying area boast many options for recreation. Below are some featured selections.

Automotive & RV

Looking for a new car or RV, or need repairs on your vehicle? Find mechanics, body shops, friendly car/RV dealers, and RV specialists here.

Pentwater – Food & Beverage

Pentwater has a variety of great restaurants, all locally owned and operated. Stop in for some food or a beverage in this quaint village.

Health & Beauty

West Michigan offers massage therapists, yoga and fitness classes, physical therapy, herbal and holistic health, and more for your wellness.

Golf Courses

West Michigan offers many golf courses to challenge or relax you, and offer wonderful scenic views, some lakeside.

Hamlin Lake – Things to Do

There’s plenty to do at Hamlin Lake in Ludington. Besides swimming, fishing, canoeing, golf, kayaking, there are fun festivals and events!