Acorn Lodge & Trails: Acorn Lodge

A Lapeer, Michigan vacation rental

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  • Bedrooms - 5
  • Bathrooms - 3.5
  • Sleeps - 15
  • No Pets Allowed
  • On the Flint River

Acorn Lodge in Lapeer, MI, is a five-bedroom, 4,400-square-foot vacation home settled between the trees on a quiet, private lot near the Flint River. This home is unique, comfortable and beautiful, ideally situated for mid-sized groups and family gatherings.

The main floor is home to a large, lavishly furnished great room with plush sofas, a remote-start fireplace and a flat-screen TV. The kitchen is spacious and fully equipped with modern appliances, dinnerware and cookware. The dining room has a great view and seating for six.

The lower level rec room is supplied with games, reclining chairs, a second satellite TV and DVD player and a kitchenette, and walks out into the beautiful outdoor space. Enjoy miles of nature trails through the woods and along the river bank. Laundry is available on the upper and lower levels.

Sleeping arrangements: There are five private bedrooms at Acorn Lodge and one twin-sized daybed in the open loft space. The master bedroom is located on the upper level and is furnished with a queen-sized bed. The master bedroom includes a large jetted tub. Two other bedrooms on the upper level have a full-sized bed each. On the lower level, the final two bedrooms are furnished with bunk beds: two queen-sized mattresses in each.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Washer and Dryer
  • Furnished Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Deck/Patio
  • Extra Parking for Trailers
  • Fireplace
  • Outdoor Firepit
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Sauna
  • WiFi Internet
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Year-round Rental
  • Available for Monthly Rental
  • Canoe/Kayak Included
  • Board Games

Unique Features

Acorn Lodge is a wonderful, comfortable and relaxing place that cultivates a sense of peace and quiet. We have done all we can to provide the ideal accommodations for group gatherings — the lodge is frequently used for corporate retreats, church groups, reunions and other events. We pay special attention to the little extras at Acorn Lodge — we’re sure your group will enjoy the large rec room and pool table, the working upright piano and the Finnish-style sauna.

Things To Do

Acorn Lodge is conveniently located to a number of scenic nature trails, including the Black Creek Nature Trail:, the Polly Ann Trail:, the George Atkin Trail:, the Paint Creek Trail:, the Linear Park Trail:, the Genesee Valley Trail:, the Southern Links Trailway:, and the Lapeer Parks & Pathways:

The lodge is settled between the trees on a private lot of land that is part of a state nature preserve — this means great views and plenty of wildlife, such as wild turkeys and deer, among others. It also means there is no fishing or hunting permitted on the property. You’ll love the shaded yard and river bank at Acorn Lodge, complete with benches set up to enjoy the best views and the Summer House — a nice screened-in deck looking out over the bank. The Lapeer area is lovely in all seasons, but especially head-turning in the fall, with vibrant birch and beech trees growing up and down the bank. We partner with the Flint River Watershed Commission to provide canoes and kayaks for guests.

Rates & Specials

$400 - $440 night

$2500 - $2500 week

Acorn Lodge rents at a nightly rate of $440.00 with a two-night minimum or $2,5000.00 per week.
Monthly rentals are available at a rate of $6,600.00.
A cleaning fee of $150.00 will be added to each stay, as well as a 6 percent state tax.
Check-in is available starting at 3:00 pm, with check-out scheduled at 11:00 am. These can both be adjusted according to your needs.
The property is suitable for events and gatherings.
The minimum age of the primary renter is 25 years.
Cancellations made a minimum of 60 days prior to the arrival date will receive a 100 percent refund.
Cancellations received a minimum of 30 days prior will receive a 50 percent refund.

Woohoo! We are offering vacation rental special(s)

Weekdays, Sunday - Thursday, are $400/night. Friday and Saturday are $440/night.


Our family really enjoyed our time at the Acorn Lodge. It’s a beautiful place in a lovely setting! We had so much fun sledding down the hill in the backyard! Very novel for us, being from the South and not seeing snow very often. The river walk was very nice. Loved meeting the owners who are so friendly, thoughtful, and accommodating. Hope to return here someday! — Jane F., Nov. 2018
We had a group of 8 adults (4 couples) that came together to spend some quality time in a relaxing, peaceful setting. The ACORN LODGE was perfect! It was clean, spacious, well maintained and exactly what we were hoping for. There was plenty of room for everyone to have their own privacy yet open enough to all be together whether we were inside or out! We enjoyed all the home had to offer. From the pool table to the fire pit and beyond through the trails out back, we utilized it all! The guys even had a corn hole tourney on the side of the house by the basement walk out. I plan a trip for our group every year and we always go somewhere different. I would definitely recommend this beautiful home and its setting to anyone who enjoys nature and loves the people they are sharing it with! Thanks again Bob and Linda for sharing your home with us! — Annett S., Sept. 2018
We all loved the property and the house. We enjoyed the fire pit, hot tub, the hikes, played some family games is the grassy area, and my son brought a slip and slide that he and the little kids really enjoyed. Eating outside on the picnic table and enjoying the back deck was great too. Some of the family enjoyed the sauna, pool table and piano. If we are up in that area again we would most certainly stay again. Thanks for a good week. — Steve S., Aug. 2018
We had a two night stay in August to gather family members from around Michigan and Ohio. The house sleeps 15, and we used every bed. We never felt crowded, and found everything we needed somewhere in the house. My only caveat, was that the upstairs was warm and the lower level was cold. Plan accordingly. — Catherine E., Aug. 2018
The Acorn lodge is the perfect sliceof Up North close to the cities. Plenty of amenities and activities never gave us a dull moment. — Cameron D., Aug. 2018
We had a large family getaway at the Acorn Lodge and it was wonderful for us all! We enjoyed everything this home has to offer and the sauna, pool table, and hot tub were great. The house is very clean and well taken care of and doesn’t disappoint in any way. Thankful to have had the opportunity to stay at the Acorn Lodge. — Jessica M., July 2018
Great property, well maintained, very enjoyable stay! We celebrated our 20 year wedding anniversary with our very close friends. The house was perfect for our needs! The check in was easy, Linda walked us through the house and explained everything we had to know. — Rita D., July 2018
Every detail was considered and covered. The house was perfect for us, and the communication with the owner was fantastic. We will stay again! — Bill S., June 2018
We spent two nights at the Acorn Lodge with the girls as a bachelorette retreat before my sister’s wedding. The house is absolutely gorgeous and we could not have asked for a more secluded and relaxing setting. Even though we didn’t spend much time outdoors, just waking up to the birds and sun rising through the trees as we drank our coffee was wonderful. Although the hot tub wasn’t working for our stay (we knew this when we booked and Bob called me the morning of to make sure we were aware) the sauna was perfect and everyone had a great time. Linda was so helpful when we had an issue with the DVD player and made sure that we had absolutely everything we needed. We did not get to meet Bob, unfortunately, but he was helpful during the booking process as well. I already have and will definitely continue to recommend the Acorn Lodge and hopefully come back! — Alexis R., March 2018
We stayed at Acorn Lodge for a girls getaway weekend! The place is amazing!! Immaculately maintained. Sauna was wonderful! The Acorn Trail was beautiful and peaceful! I would recommend this place! — Brenda H., Jan. 2018
Fantastic property and gracious hosts! Our family enjoyed a wonderful family reunion for Thanksgiving with plenty of room for all. — Faith H., Nov. 2017
What a cozy home to break away from everyday life. My family and I traveled from Florida and stayed at the Acorn Lodge for five nights. Bob and Linda are amazing. Very accommodating. The ground are beautifully kept. We hope to make this a yearly vacation. — Jessica W., June 2017

Contact Information

3579 Stanley Rd.
Lapeer, MI 48446
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About the Owner/Manager

I am a semi-retired concert pianist and former Musical Ambassador for the United States. My wife and I fell in love with the beautiful home and property of Acorn Lodge and made our purchase in 2016. We have been enjoying the quiet business of operating the lodge as a serene vacation rental and corporate retreat ever since, hosting numerous treasured family memories and unforgettable reunions.

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