Destination guide

The tranquil city of Alanson awaits you

The riverfront and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Alanson. This city is relaxing and welcoming, recognized for its boating, local tours and sightseeing. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Alanson

Are you searching for things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Alanson a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Crooked Vine Vineyard and Winery (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Chestnut Valley Golf Club (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Seasons of the North Winery (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Little Traverse Bay Golf Course (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Nub's Nob Ski Area (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Indian River Golf Club (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Alanson

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Alanson is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Petoskey State Park (7.4 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Burt Lake State Park (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Harbor Springs Beach (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Bear River Park (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Thorne Swift Nature Preserve (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Aloha State Park (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Alanson

The nearest airport is in Pellston, MI (PLN-Pellston Regional), located 8.6 mi (13.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Mackinac Island, MI (MCD), which is 29.5 mi (47.4 km) away.

Where to stay near Alanson?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 322 house rentals near Alanson. From 136 Houses to 67 Bungalows, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Alanson for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Alanson?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 136 Houses in Alanson. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Alanson include:

  • Bungalows: 67 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 67 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 67 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Alanson?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 81 vacation homes with pool available in Alanson.