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Wonderful spot right on the Straights of Mackinaw within the Wilderness State Park private enclave. Come stick your toes in the water. Two of three cabins available for rent. Views of the Mackinaw Bridge.

Lodging provided
1 site
Up to 7 guests per site
Park at listing
Wheelchair access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
No pets
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
No wifi
Pack it out
  • Check in: After 4PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 2 nights
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 10% off


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Wind sports
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Mackinaw Straights Cabins in Michigan.

Swimming hole

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Hipcamper David

Beautiful location

David B.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
October 17th, 2021

Location was amazing! The sounds of waking up to waves hitting the shores was relaxing. Cabins didn't smell well - pretty musty. One cabin heater would not light which led to a chilly night. Otherwise, was a great time with family. Thank you!

View of the bridge
Hipcamper Laura

The lake is good company.

Laura Q.
recommends this listing.
October 14th, 2021

Its a good place to be.

Hipcamper Ken
Ken W.
recommends this listing.
October 11th, 2021

The cabins have a beautiful view of Lake Michigan and the Mackinaw Bridge. They had very hot water which was nice for doing dishes. We also enjoyed the fire pit near the beach. The cabins could use a little TLC but would definitely stay here again.

Hipcamper Mae

Cozy fall weekend

Mae S.
recommends this listing.
October 5th, 2021

We had a great weekend at the Mackinaw Straights Cabins. We enjoyed being close to great hiking and biking in Wilderness State Park and loved the location of the cabins right on Lake Michigan. Our toddler (almost 2 years old) loved waking up at the lake each morning and throwing rocks in the water. The beach is perfect for rock-admiring and walking. We enjoyed fires with the wood provided (that is chopped & covered thankfully, so was dry despite the damp weather), and bought some kindling at the Trading Post down the road to get it started. Upon past reviewers' recommendations, we brought a lighter, extra tp, and our own utensils, in addition to bedding, and we had all we needed. Well, we also brought an electric kettle + coffee press to get the mornings started right. What a beautiful location to visit; thank you for sharing it with us!

Hipcamper E

Would stay here again

E M.
recommends this listing.
September 26th, 2021

Great location. We are not big tent campers so this gave us a warm, dry place to enjoy and with the storm that blew across the straights on Saturday night, we were happy to be in a cabin. Great place for rock hunting along the beach. Close to beautiful trails in Wilderness SP. McGulpin Point Lighthouse was educational and fun to visit. Emmet County has a couple of discovery trails where you walk the trail, read interesting historical information and use your phone to hear a narrative on your location. Host was very responsive with the code to access the lockbox.

View from the beach
Hipcamper Jordan

Great location…

Jordan S.
recommends this listing.
September 19th, 2021

The cabins are basic with a fridge , microwave , shower and a place to rest your head. The location is right on the sandy beach of Lake Michigan with plenty of rocks and shells to explore. Having a campfire her and listening to the lake was very relaxing. We had kids ages 4-12 and they all enjoyed the beach and swimming. The sunrises and sunsets were stunning . Overall we had a great time and would come back again.

Hipcamper Kelly

Unresponsive and hard to reach host

Kelly B.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
September 13th, 2021

If you dont mind not hearing from your host about the keybox code to get into the cabins after calling, emailing, texting, and messaging through Hipcamp multiple times on your way to the cabin, then this is the right place. Couldn’t believe how unresponsive the host was; further, how unapologetic and nonchalant he was after finally getting a hold of him. He could just proactively send you the keybox code but doesn’t.

Cabins are super basic and not the cleanest but the surrounding lakefront scenery made up for it, I guess.

Hipcamper Sabrina

Lake michigan bliss

Sabrina O.
recommends this listing.
September 11th, 2021

Loved the private location. It was great to sneak away from all the hustle and bustle to this slice of heaven with a fantastic view of Mackinac Bridge. Our daughter loved rock hunting and dipping her toes into the lake. We will definitely be back!

The cabin was outfitted with what we needed for our stay. Beds were comfortable and the host was prompt about answering with the lock box code.

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Hipcamper Joslin

Perfect beautiful location

Joslin C.
recommends this listing.
August 28th, 2021

Absolute perfect location. The view is amazing. Wonderful memories were made here with my 5yo. We will definitely be back yearly!!

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