Families taking a vacation to Hamlin Lake 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.
Always Michigan Cottage
6018 Barnhart Rd., Ludington, MI 49431, (219) 322-2811
This duplex on Upper Hamlin Lake features lower and upper levels--each with two bedrooms that sleep six. Includes fully furnished kitchens, linens/towels, cable TV, picnic table, grill, and pier with four boat slips. Play, fish, and enjoy spectacular views of Hamlin Lake from the private deck. No pets.
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.
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.
Lake Hamlin Cottages
Thirteen cottages--beautiful, completely renovated and fully furnished. Most cottages include a Hamlin Lake view. Cottages sleep 2-8 people. Includes linens, cable, TV/DVD, Wi-Fi, full kitchen, central air/heat. Decks are equipped with gas/charcoal grills, comfortable patio furniture and a firepit. There's a lake view cottage, waiting for you.
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.
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.
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. 32 one to four bedroom cottages overlooking Hamlin Lake with Wi-Fi, all 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.
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) 852-4338
Nestled along the eastern edge of Lower Hamlin Lake, we feature 2-3 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) 843-8481
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, bait, tackle, gas, boat rentals. Reservations suggested. Pets are permitted with prior approval.
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.
-- Ludington State Park sites fill quickly. If you are unable to get a reservation on your preferred dates, consider staying at a nearby Ludington or Hamlin Lake cottage or resort.
-- Enjoy staying in the heart of the Manistee National Forest along the scenic Manistee River. Make your vacation complete by exploring Manistee's historic downtown district and riverwalk.
-- A favorite vacation spot, Ludington on Lake Michigan has wonderful resorts and cottages, many with lake views, fireplaces, and other ammenities!
-- Just 4 miles north of Ludington, Hamlin Lake is a great destination for boating, fishing and vacations! Hamlin Lake has many resorts and cottages, some open all year.
-- Visiting the Silver Lake Sand Dunes makes for a terrific vacation because you can take your off-road vehicle for a spin on the scenic sand dunes overlooking Lake Michigan and Silver Lake.
-- Nothing is quite like the quaint, artsy, harbortown village of Pentwater. Located on the Lake Michigan shoreline, several cottages and resorts are closeby.
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