Destination guide

Why people love visiting cozy Manistee

Enjoy the history and other features of Manistee. Renowned for its lake, casino gaming and riverfront, this city welcomes all visitors. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Manistee

Are you searching for attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Manistee a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Orchard Beach State Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Douglas Valley Winery (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Heathlands Golf Course (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Arcadia Bluffs Golf Course (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Hemlock Golf Club (18.1 mi / 29.2 km)
  • Chestnut Hills Golf Course (18.8 mi / 30.2 km)

Seasonal weather in Manistee

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, June, August and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 79°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Manistee

Manistee is famous for its panoramic lake views and pristine beaches. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Manistee is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Douglas Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • First Street Beach (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Orchard Beach State Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Captain John Langland Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Grebe Park (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Ludington State Park (17.4 mi / 28 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Manistee

Fly into Manistee, MI (MBL-Manistee County-Blacker), the closest airport, located 3.8 mi (6.2 km) from the city center.

Where to stay near Manistee?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 660 house rentals near Manistee. From 193 Cabins to 303 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Manistee for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Manistee?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Manistee. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Little River Casino: 285 home rentals
  • Manistee National Golf Course: 349 home rentals
  • Ramsdell Theater: 282 home rentals
  • Manistee North Pierhead Lighthouse: 271 home rentals
  • WaterWorks Museum: 279 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Manistee listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Manistee?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 193 Cabins in Manistee. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Manistee include:

  • Houses: 303 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 118 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 193 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Manistee?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 113 vacation homes with pool available in Manistee.