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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
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.
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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Though small and cozy, you’ll still find great food and drink options in and around Michigan’s Benzie County.
Grand Traverse County, Michigan has many friendly merchants and service businesses to help you find the things you need while visiting.
There’s no shortage of great places for food or beverages in Ludington! Most restaurants are found on the US-10 corridor or downtown.
All along the Pere Marquette River, you’ll find the shopping and services for most anything you are looking for.
While Scottville is one of the smaller towns in West Michigan, you can still enjoy burgers, ice cream, and more food and beverage here.
Whether you’re in the market for goods or services, friendly Manistee businesses can help satisfy all your needs.
Shop for snacks and boating and fishing supplies around Hamlin Lake or utilize one of their service businesses for your needs.
Grand Traverse County’s camping and lodging facilities provide all the amenities to make your stay enjoyable and keep you coming back.
If you’re near the Silver Lake Sand Dunes in West Michigan, then you’re near a nice variety of food and beverage choices.