The Upper Peninsula contains a large variety of wildlife. When exploring this Michigan destination of course you have to go for the best. It does not matter if you are a long time resident or a first time tourist to this state. Anyone should always set aside time to experience the beauty of traveling, in this case Michigan’s best beloved sites. The Upper Peninsula of Michigan is northern of the two major land masses that make up the US state of Michigan. It is commonly referred to as the Upper Peninsula, the U.P., or Upper Michigan. It is also known as the land "above the Bridge" linking the two peninsulas.

At Owner Direct Vacation Rentals, you will find a wide range of accommodation rentals including vacation home rental, apartment rentals, chalet rentals, cabin rentals, cottage rentals and villa rental during the season of your choice:

During the summer is the most popular time to visit Michigan because of inland lakes, and major events like the National Cherry Festival. July is typically the warmest month. In northern Michigan, it’s also the buggiest. If you like comfortable accommodations No matter what type of vacation accommodations you are looking for, you will find it at Owner Direct Vacation Rentals ... including villa rentals, condo rentals, chalet rentals, etc.

In Autumn may be the best time to visit if you preferred a bit of a cool weather, night skies are clear, there is no bugs, and fall colors are astonishing. For peak color, the second week of September in the Upper Peninsula is when you can admire this season's colors.

Lake Superior, the vast freshwater lake that spreads north of the Upper Peninsula’s northern border, has for centuries served as a major transportation route for Native Americans, explorers, tourists, and various industries. To not be rush on your way there get your lodging from the OwnerDirect and get you apartment rental. When you are there and with your apartment rental ready you can hit the best of Upper Peninsula in five-days:

One: Mackinac Bridge, head north on I-75 to Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan’s oldest city, the incredible Soo Locks if looking for a better view take a Soo Locks Boat Tour, the intriguing Museum Ship Valley Camp, east there is the River of History Museum.

Two: West along the shore of Whitefish Bay. Stop in Bay Mills, where the 1871 Point Iroquois Light Station, now a maritime museum, invites visitors to tour a restored light keeper’s home and climb the tower for a pleasant view of the river and bay. Next, the 1849 Whitefish Point Light Station, the oldest operating lighthouse on Lake Superior and now part of a complex that includes the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, explore the Whitefish Point Underwater Preserve.

Three: In the morning, Au Sable Light Station on the eastern end of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore or if you preferred take a narrated glass bottom boat tour of Alger Underwater Preserve, Then head farther west along the Lake Superior Shore and spend the afternoon in the historic port of Marquette where there is also the Marquette Maritime Museum.

Four: Go for the Keweenaw Peninsula. Join a narrated round-trip cruise through Copper Harbor’s formerly bustling port, to the 1866 Copper Harbor Lighthouse, for the incredible lake views. If looking for a challenge explore the Keweenaw Underwater Preserve, a 103-square-mile area containing at least nine shipwrecks, including the oldest known one in Lake Superior.From Copper Harbor, head south to Eagle Harbor, for the 1871 Eagle Harbor Light history museum.

Five : True history buffs at south to Houghton, and take the morning boat ride to Isle Royale National Park. A number of historic maritime sites are here , including the Edisen Fishery and the 1855 Rock Harbor Lighthouse, and Museum too.

Apartment rentals on you vacation plan are one big option that allow you to get the best out of your destinations such as this one.

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  • Watersmeet: Cabin
    4 BDR • 1 BA • Sleeps 16 • #238797
    129 to 149 USD/night
    Between Watersmeet, MI and Marenisco, MI.Historic Stickley area. National Forest Lakes, many rivers, and more*branch log decor*Cabin sleeps approx. 16 or more or just have more space to relax and put gear*Circle driveway for trailers and extra vehicles*Pets allowed (owners responsible for their pets and party of guests pets and liability).*Gameroom*Right off trail*Privacy on acreage*Ottawa National Forest by* cabin acreage*Boot glove warmer dryer*Front entrance for gear: shelves, bench, places to hang jackets or put helmets, put fishing gear and coolers*Cabin has brochures on area, restaurant guides and mapbooks on lakes and trails to use during your stay*Off blacktop roads for walks, bike riding and more*Outside games*down road from Ontonagon River Cisco Branch (Cisco Branch Ontonagon River comes from Cisco Chain and it is part of the Kakabika Falls just west of cabin on 527; Middle Branch Ontonagon east of cabin; easy access to main highway, cross country ski trails and rentals; Ottawa National Forest office Watersmeet; Yondota Falls; casino; grocery store; Rogers Bar (down Old Hwy. 2 from cabin) close for meals (sandwiches, pizza, stuffed pretzels, Taco Tuesday, Bucket Fridays and more), snowmobile stickers, clothing, mapbooks, ice, games, drinks*GEM AREA: Just west of cabin is one of Upper Michigan's few GEM Areas. These are areas being managed for grouse habitats with walking trails. Acreage with cabin and w/Ottawa National Forest behind cabin. Go for nature exploring, picture taking, tree type locating, and more. Picnic tables, chairs, charcoal grill(s), firepit, mosquito zapper (area is sprayed for bugs but zapper helps also), outside white string party lights, outside games to use (such as bean bags and safe jarts). Privacy with woods. Trail to trail food to many restaurants and fun destinations. Rogers Bar (not affiliated with) has maps, snowmobile stickers, mapbooks, WIFI, etc.MANY ACTIVITIES TO DO IN EVERY DIRECTION OF CABIN: Sylvania Wilderness Natural Area (beach, pavillion, hiking trails, wildlife, canoeing, etc.), Lake Gogebic (largest lake in Michigan), Ottawa National Forest, Bond Falls, Kakabika Falls (close to cabin), Yondota Falls (west of the cabin by Marenisco), Porcupine Mountains (with Visitor Center also), Lake Superior, Mystery-Paulding Light, mining (even some where you can try some mining yourself or for the children), Ontonagon River areas, ski hills & ski trails, historic & haunted sites, historic old villages, museums (Land O Lakes, Ontonagon, Wakefield, etc.), Watersmeet Fish Hatchery, ice skating rink in Land O Lakes, beaches, shops, casino, ORV trails, bike trails, siteseeing (mountains, rivers, wildlife, etc.), snowmobile trails, Watersmeet Visitor Center, old railroad history, National Copper Boulder site, sled dog races.Visitor Center in Watersmeet has movies-presentations every so often on wildlife-birds-trees-bears-wolves-etc. Visitor Center has displays, maps on the area, gift shop.There is also a Forestry Department for information on trails (or where you could ride off the trails such as for lower snow conditions, enjoying the National Forest and more).

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