Families taking a vacation to Ludington enjoy staying at one of the many resorts or cottages found in the area. Most are located on Hamlin Lake, a 5,000 acre inland body of water with warm, calm waters. Resorts can accommodate small to large groups, and most offer kitchens, grills, playgrounds, and swimming facilities. The casual nature of resort lodging makes for a relaxing vacation, and a perfect setting for watching the sun set over the water.
Below are Ludington's resorts and cottages. For other types of lodging, check hotels and motels, bed and breakfasts, or vacation rentals.
A Clymer Cottage
All Seasons Resort
7460 E. U.S. 10, Branch, MI 49402, (231) 690-4649
Ann's Cottage Rentals
1750 North Shore Dr., Mears, MI 49438, (616) 813-6288
Apple Tree Cottage
5th St., Pentwater, MI 49449, (513) 652-4176
Barn Cottage Vacation Rental
2600 Herring Rd., Arcadia, MI 49613, (231) 631-2903
Bo Sloany's Hideaway
3738 N. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington, MI 49431, (805) 312-0098
Spend your next vacation in this beautiful cottage that sleeps seven. Features a newly remodeled bathroom, full kitchen, two large flat screen tv's, and plush furniture. The 600 square foot, wrap-around deck offers great views of Hamlin Lake. Boat dock accessibility and additional parking for boat trailers or extra vehicles available.
By the Lake at Parkview Cottages
P.O. Box 616, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-4445
Clean, comfortable cottages 1/2 block from Ludington's city beach, with original knotty pine interiors & fieldstone fireplaces. Jimmy's Beach House rentals also just a short walk to shopping, restaurants. All rentals completely furnished with fully-equipped kitchens, decks, gas grills, linens, Wi-Fi. Some with A/C. Day or week. Rentals accommodate 2-10 people.
Cabin Rentals at Vacation Station
4895 West US-10, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-1100
We offer new or rustic cabins which sleep five to six people. Cabins include fire pit, charcoal grill, refrigerator, and TV, along with full use of our heated swimming pool, spa, fishing pond, laundry facilities, restrooms, showers, playground, new outdoor game park, and other great family amenities. Reserve your cabin today!
Cabins By The Pond
3501 Madison Rd., Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 723-9003
Cattail Cottage and Levi's Landing
6131 Barnhart Rd, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 852-0320
Two bedroom housekeeping units on the south shore of Upper Hamlin Lake. Includes color cable TVs, microwaves, coffee makers, grills, fire pits, picnic tables and boat docks. Boats also available for rent.
Clark's Castle Point Resort
6239 Barnhart Rd., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-4594
Clean, comfortable cottages on Indian Pete Bayou, Upper Hamlin Lake. Four bedroom lake-front house, three bedroom bay cottage, 6 two-bedroom cottages, 2 three-bedroom cottages. Excellent boating and fishing. Pontoons and boat rentals available. Canoe and paddle boats complimentary. Swimming area, playground. Fish cleaning station, freezer on site. Free Wi-Fi. No pets, please.
Cottage Rentals at Vacation Station
4895 West US-10, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-1100
The new deluxe cottage rentals at Vacation Station sleep four to six people and include many luxury amenities such as central air conditioning and heat, fully equipped kitchens, flat screen cable TV, and comfortable beds. Enjoy our heated swimming pool, spa, playground, laundry facilities, Wi-Fi, fishing pond, new outdoor game park, and more!
Ferwerda's Bass Lake Resort
7100 S. Lakeshore Drive, Pentwater, MI 49449, (231) 869-5094
Grace Landing Cottages
6066 N. Grace Ave., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-8544
Five beautiful and completely renovated, fully furnished lakefront cottages on Indian Pete Bayou off Upper Hamlin Lake. Cottages sleep from 5 to 8 people. Includes linens, cable, flat screen TV, DVD, Wi-Fi, full kitchen, central air/heat. Grills and laundry on-site. Pontoon available to rent. Lake front fire pit. Open year round!
Heaven on Hamlin, LLC
3795 N. Lakeshore Dr, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-8831
Four fully equipped cottages with A/C, cable TV, fireplace, gas grill, and fire pits. From the deck, enjoy magnificent sunsets with 150' frontage on beautiful lower Hamlin Lake! Boat dockage available within a sheltered cove and 320' walkway along water with bridge. Also featuring children's playground! Pets accepted in some cottages.
Hobby Crest Resort
3264 Piney Ridge, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-0661
Perfect for family getaways, Hobby Crest Resort is an ideal destination for all generations to experience the great outdoors while relaxing in the newly renovated cabins (including A/C). Enjoy swimming, fishing, boating, and kayaking right off our sandy shoreline, just steps away from the eastern border of the State Park.
K's Edgewater Resort
4010 N. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-3322
Eight cottages with frontage on Hamlin Lake's Middle Bayou. Sheltered access to Hamlin Lake. Two bedroom, one bath cottages accommodate up to 4 adults or families up to 5. Playground, toddler beach, covered dockage and boat/motor rentals available. Special spring and fall rates for weekend getaways. Summer rentals Saturday-Saturday only.
Ludington Beach House
120 N. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 907-8787
BEST BEACH LOCATION! Closest lodging to Lake Michigan beaches and lighthouse! Newly remodeled and clean! New, cozy, queen beds, fridges, microwaves, coffee makers, 40" HD TV's, high-speed wifi in every room. One to three bedroom units available, some with full kitchens. Heated, outdoor pool. Great reviews. Super Host award winner.
Ludington Vacation Rentals
Clean, furnished houses for rent by day/week/month. The "Lakeshore Shack", just north of Ludington, is one mile from Lake Michigan, Hamlin Lake, and Ludington State Park. Sleeps five, full-kitchen, cable, washer/dryer, Wi-Fi, firepit, grill, and AC. A similar 2-bedroom home on Hamlin Lake's South Bayou, "Maggie's on the Bayou", is also available.
Manistee National Golf & Resort
4797 US 31 S., Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 398-0123
North Bayou Association
4849 N. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington, MI 49431, (616) 510-6866
Family friendly waterfront vacation destination with endless fun and fishing for everyone! Nestled at the North Bayou on beautiful Hamlin Lake. Beautiful, scenic view of sand dunes and sunsets. One or three bedroom cottages for rent. Boat slip included. Fully furnished, microwave, cable TV, Wi-Fi. Open May to mid-October.
Outland's Long Lake Resort
7410 E. US-10, Walhalla, MI 49402, (231) 757-2142
Peaceful Acres Resort, LLC
2670 Piney Ridge Rd., Ludington, MI 49431, (800) 968-2292
On the southern tip of beautiful Hamlin Lake 1-1/2 miles from Lake Michigan--closest resort to the Ludington State Park. 16 housekeeping cottages on 14 acres of beautifully wooded lakefront. One bedroom to five bedrooms & two motel rooms. Safe sandy beach. Pontoon, fishing boat & motor rentals available for guests. Wi-Fi. (231) 843-2292.
Portage Point Inn
8513 S. Portage Point Dr., Onekama, MI 49675, (231) 889-4222
Sauble Resort & Boat Rentals
3443 N. Stearns Rd., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-8497
A favorite of families, couples, and anglers looking to create lasting memories. 31 cozy one to four bedroom cottages overlooking Hamlin Lake with Wi-Fi, some with A/C. Heated outdoor pool, boat/pontoon rentals, marina, playground. Picturesque views of Hamlin Lake, Ludington State Park, sand dunes, beautiful sunsets from the porch/patio of your cottage.
Silver Sands Resort
8446 Hazel Rd., (Silver Lake), Mears, MI 49436, (231) 873-3769
Sunny Birch Resort & Marina
3841 N. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-4074
On Beautiful Hamlin Lake. Four affordable 2-bedroom air-conditioned waterfront cottages with Wi-Fi. Relax on the patio of one of our cheerful, clean cottages. Spend the day fishing, reading a book, or bird watching. Spectacular sunset views. Boat/pontoon rentals, private boat ramp and boat slips available. Open May-September.
Sunset Bluff Resort & Boat Rentals
6075 N. Victory Park Rd., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-5002
Open all year. 13 housekeeping cottages overlooking Upper Hamlin Lake. One to five bedrooms, some with fireplaces. Heated outdoor pool. 40 acres of wooded land with hiking trails, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, fishing. Canoes, kayaks, pontoon, fishing boat/motor rentals. No pets. Group retreats and reunions welcome--call for reservations and availability.
Vacation Lane Resort
3181 N. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-9258
Nestled along the eastern edge of Lower Hamlin Lake, we feature 1-3 bedroom modern cottages, a private sandy beach enclosed by a breakwater, marina, playground and community campfire area. We also provide a special, indoor community gathering place for our guests. Also a wonderful setting for retreats, reunions, or other gatherings!
Waterside Resort & Boat Rentals
3298 N. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-2090
On Lower Hamlin Lake. Clean, two, four bedroom newly remodeled, air conditioned housekeeping cottages. Fully furnished, microwave, cable TV. Near Lake Michigan beaches, downtown Ludington. Swimming beach, great fishing, boating. On-site store with snacks, ice cream cones, bait, tackle, gas, boat rentals. Reservations suggested. Pets are permitted with prior approval.
West Michigan Lodging Guide
If you're exploring West Michigan on your trip along the Lake Michigan Circle Tour, be sure to stay awhile! This online resource can help you find a variety of motels, hotels, resorts, cottages, bed & breakfasts, and vacation rentals throughout many West Michigan communities. Also offering lodging discounts, travel specials.
Whispering Surf Campground at Bass Lake
7070 S. Lakeshore Dr., Pentwater, MI 49449, (231) 869-5050
Whispering Surf Campground, between Bass Lake and Lake Michigan, has cottages and a rustic cabin available for rent. The two/three bedroom historic cottages are newly renovated, beautifully furnished, and fully equipped for a clean, comfortable stay. They include free wifi, heat/ac, private beach, cable, outdoor gas grills, and complimentary mini golf!
4739 N. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-2904, (888) 226-0791
Attractive, clean, air-conditioned, smoke-free, 1 & 2 bedroom housekeeping cottages. Located on the east shore of Lower Hamlin Lake. Beautiful, scenic view of sand dunes and sunsets. Sandy bottom swimming, play areas, and sand box for children. Waterfront deck, dockage for boats available. Open June-September. No pets.