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Make Memories at Hunter Creek Cottage

The Hunter Creek Cottage is a new 1500 square foot ranch home built in 2018. It has a fully equipped kitchen so you can eat in or dine out at local restaurants. The cottage has 3 spacious bedrooms with queen beds, a queen sleeper sofa in the living room and 2 full baths. Linens and towels included. The washer and dryer in the utility room can take care of your sandy beach towels & clothes. Parking for 4 vehicles. Outside is a deck, grill and fire pit. WIFI is available to stay connected.

$249 per night
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Sahara Oasis Retreat

SAHARA OASIS RETREAT! Elaborate and luxurious 4 bedroom home with stunning panoramic views, overlooking the Silver Lake Sand Dunes and Lake Michigan. Star gaze at the amazing sky at night. This Beach House is the perfect family getaway! Brand new 2021 indoor concrete pool! 8' by 14' & appx. 5 ft deep. Prime amenities include Beach Access; Dune Access; Indoor pool; Outdoor hot tub; Sauna; Fire Pit; Fireplace; Board Games, Card Games, Books, Chess Table, and Gas Grill!

$850 per night
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Tatum's Lighthouse Cottage

Beautiful house in Shelby Michigan near Silver lake.. There is a lot to do here, sand dunes, beautiful sand beaches and many parks and golf courses nearby. House is handicapped accessible. We have two bedrooms and two full baths. A fenced in back yard . So peaceful here you will definitely want to come back.

$229 per night

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The Ultimate Lake House. Waterfront, private dock
$375 per night
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Lakefront Rustic Cottage with Beach
$225 per night
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Casa del Camino on Lake Michigan!
$374 per night
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Tree Top Lodge on Lake Michigan
$375 per night
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The Cottage on the Lake, Bass Lake
$421 per night

Silver Lake house rentals

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Dunes Edge Private Silver Lake Beach - Two Homes
$552 per night
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**Authentic cozy log cabin**
$239 per night
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Spacious Silver Lake Retreat w/ Great Location
$304 per night
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Family Cottage on the Creek
$450 per night
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Amazing Lake MI home with beach, deck, balconies
$950 per night
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Shady Ridge, a home base for Michigan adventures.
$225 per night
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Mimi's Place
$799 per night
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HOPE - HEATED LARGE House at UPPER SILVER LAKE
$271 per night
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Spacious Mears House -Steps From Lake Michigan!
$484 per night
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Ultra private home w/ huge beach on Lake Michigan
$499 per night
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Silver Lake Home with beach access & pool
$225 per night
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Upper Silver Lake - Newly Renovated. Excellent loc
$361 per night

Your guide to Silver Lake

All About Silver Lake

The waterfront town of Silver Lake is set on the east side of Lake Michigan, about 90 minutes northwest of Grand Rapids. The 3,000-acre Silver Lake State Park covers most of the Silver Lake community, with steep dunes naturally formed nearly two million years ago. One of the town’s oldest monuments, the Little Point Sable Lighthouse, also sits on the state park’s shores and has served as a safety landmark for ships since the late 1800s. You can take the 130 stairs up the red-brick lighthouse for sweeping views of Silver Lake’s dunes and the deep blue waters of Lake Michigan.

Away from the coast, green spaces like the Otto Nature Preserve offer miles of trails set amid pine forests and untamed green ferns. The preserve’s main loop trail is home to local plant species including purple coneflowers and wild ginger. Much of local life in Silver Lake is based around farming, which you can see firsthand on the town’s walking trails or a guided farm tour. Sprawling orchards passed down through generations of families produce apples, plums, and berries, helping make Michigan one of the leading fruit producers in the United States.


How do I get around Silver Lake?

The closest airport to Silver Lake is the Muskegon County Airport (MKG), which is about a 50-minute drive away. At the airport, you can rent a car for the rest of your stay, and if you plan to make several road trips outside of the Silver Lake area, a rental car will be the most efficient option. Otherwise, you can take a taxi or arrange a ride-hailing service from the airport. Once you’re local, most points of interest are within biking distance from vacation rentals on Silver Lake, and ride-booking services are also readily available.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Silver Lake?

Silver Lake has mild, warm summers and cold winters. The summer season is the height of county fairs in the area, and Silver Lake’s Oceana County Fair is held every summer in July or August. The five-day event features live music, food stalls, and amusement park rides. Fall weather starts to get chilly, with colorful foliage taking on red and orange shades, best seen on the red pine and aspen trees at the 540,000-acre Huron-Manistee National Forest.

Spring is typically cool and pleasant, and rows of scented, purple lavender at the Lavender Labyrinth start to bloom this time of year. The three-acre grounds’ unique landscape design displays lavender plants in long, vertical rows that create purple circles around the central garden. Although winters can be very cold, the Big and Little Sable Point Lighthouses take on a magical feel this time of year. You can see icicles dangling from these historic lighthouses surrounded by fluffy sand on a sunny day or covered in a light blanket of snow during the late winter months.


What are the top things to do in Silver Lake?

The Golden Township Park at Lake Michigan

The Silver Creek Stream and Lake Michigan come together at the Golden Township Park Beach, a small area covered with fluffy sand and home to beautiful fauna, such as the majestic monarch butterfly, and swim-friendly waters. This beach is less-visited than the Silver Lake State Park, making it a tranquil place to set up an evening picnic on the sand while watching a colorful sunset fade over Lake Michigan.

West Michigan Pike

The West Michigan Pike is a scenic drive following the coast of Lake Michigan. You can start the 184-mile drive from Silver Lake and head south along the I-94 highway, passing by lakeside towns, historic windmills, and lighthouses along the way. One of the most unique stops on the West Michigan Pike route is the town of Holland, home to the only working Dutch windmill in the United States, named De Zwaan, surrounded by a sprawling tulip garden.

Hart-Montague Bike Trail

To the east of Silver Lake, the former Oceana County railroad built in the 1860s has been converted into the 22-mile, multi-use Hart-Montague Bike Trail. You can start the path in Hart, just 10 minutes east of Silver Lake, and head south toward the town of Montague. Lush, green trees surrounding the trail create a natural tunnel as you ride by orchid fields and spacious farmlands.