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Things to do during "cabin time" in Frankfort
Frankfort, MI lodging and vacation rentals offer picturesque views of Lake Michigan, fantastic beaches and sand dunes. Several lakes surround the town, making it a great place for water activities in the summer. Your cabin is sure to be close to the water if not right on it. Located in Benzie County, Frankfort has so many fun things to do at your Northern Michigan cottage. The town is also very close to other destination and resort cities such as Glen Arbor, Traverse City and Mackinac Island. With so much to do, you will never be bored while staying at Frankfort, MI rentals.
The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is one of the most beautiful places in America according to ABC and is only a short drive from Frankfort vacation rentals. The park features a dune climb, scenic drive, biking and hiking trails and pristine beaches. If you are looking for something a little closer to your cottage, the Betsie Valley Trail is a 22-mile paved trail, perfect for biking and snowmobiling in the winter. The trail is especially beautiful in the fall so be sure to visit your cabin at different times of the year.
Frankfort is also a great fishing spot and with water so close to your vacation rental, it is an opportunity you cannot pass up. With all the smelt in Crystal Lake and walleye in Lake Michigan, fishing at the cottage is sure to become a tradition that brings you back to Frankfort every year. Local charters can take you out and aid your fishing trip during your cabin time too. The Grand Traverse Area Sport Fishing Association offers fishing events and tournaments for kids and adults of all ages.
Benzie County also has many historical sights near your lodging. The Benzie Area Historical Museum features exhibits about quilting, historic photography and the lumber industry of Frankfort Harbor. This museum is a great activity to get to know the history of your cabin location. Another fun attraction in the area is the Point Betsie Lighthouse. Spend some time away from your cottage and come see one of Michigan’s most photographed structures. Be sure to check out the new boathouse exhibit and climb to the top of the lighthouse tower before heading back to your vacation rental.
Make sure you talk to rental owners about the many Frankfort, MI seasonal events and day trips. Compare Lake Michigan vacation rentals here then book directly with the owners or local property managers. Skip those booking website traveler fees.