Accommodations

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Enjoy an overnight or week-long stay at the Tip of the Thumb! Choose from a variety of accommodations — from a lakefront motel with a sandy beach — to a quaint bed and breakfast on Main Street. Or pick a large fully-equipped cottage for the whole family — or enjoy the outdoors and find a great campground for your tent or RV!

Something for everyone — a variety of amenities to suit your needs: pools, picnic areas, fire pits, games and play areas,  WiFi and more!

Motels

Beachcomber Motel & Apartments

Beachcomber Motel & Apartments

Under New Ownership – Newly Remodeled
Private Sandy Beach * Heated Pool * Beautiful view of Lake Huron!
In room refrigerators, coffee makers * Queen & Full beds * 2-bedroom kitchenettes
Next to Veterans Waterfront Park and the harbor.
Walking distance to downtown restaurants and shops.

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Blue Spruce Motel & Cabins

*Heated Pool * Fully equipped 2-bedroom cabins * 3-bedroom Carriage House sleeps 6 * WiFi * VERY CLEAN * Refrigerators, coffee, microwaves. Park-like setting. Air Conditioning. Fire Pit * Grills
Located 2 1/2 blocks from Harbor and beach.
Visit our website for rates and virtual tour.

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Lake Vista Motel & Cottage Resort

Beautifully landscaped courtyard, water gardens and gazebos * Heated Pool * Waterfront
Full A/C, refrigerators, microwaves * Laundromat * Miniature golf *
AAA * Internet
Walking distance to park, beach, harbor and downtown
28 motel rooms and cottages – some with fabulous water views
Beautiful sunsets over Lake Huron.

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Lakeside Motor Lodge

Located in the heart of town – 35 motel rooms and cottages
Heated Pool * Volleyball * Picnic Area * Campfires * Shuffleboard * Play Area * Grills
Less than a block from the Harbor and beach.

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Port Austin Motel

One mile west of downton on quiet side street in park-like setting
Beach Access * Grills * Fire Bowl * Refrigerators, Microwaves & Coffee Makers
Jacuzzi Suite * 2-bedroom Kitchenettes

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Sandcastles on the Beach

Spacious park-like setting with sandy beach and amazing sunsets!
1,2 & 3 bedroom condos with fully-equipped kitchens.
Located on M-25 about 3 miles southwest of Port Austin village.

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Sun-N-Sand Motel

Clean rooms * Heated Pool * Beach access * Fully-equipped Kitchens

Grills * Fire Pit * Volleyball, basketball, Horseshoes

Located on M25, 2 miles west of downtown – Open year round

  • 989-738-7513
  • 891 Port Austin Road, Port Austin

Hotels

AMERIWAY

Ameriway Inn and Suites

Quality hotel – amenities include: * Indoor Pool * Jacuzzi * Exercise Room * Continental Breakfast  *  Bar and Restaurant attached.
Located at the north end of Bad Axe, across from the Wal-Mart Super Store – about 15 minutes south of Port Austin.
Rooms from $69.95 plus tax. Open year round.

Cottages

Absolute Cottages

Very Clean * Sundecks * Lake Access * Great Sunsets * Picnic Table * Barbeque * Fire Pit * Play Area
Located just a few miles southwest of Port Austin, off M-25, on the lake side.
Two cottages * Pets Allowed * Seasonal

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Blue Spruce Motel & Cabins

*Heated Pool * Fully equipped 2-bedroom cabins * 3-bedroom Carriage House sleeps 6 * WiFi * VERY CLEAN * Refrigerators, coffee, microwaves. Park-like setting. Air Conditioning. Fire Pit * Grills
Located 2 1/2 blocks from Harbor and beach.
Visit our website for rates and virtual tour.

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Crews Lakeside Cottages

Immacculate, new lakefront cottages. Fully equipped * Cable TV * Sandy Beach * Tennis Court * Play Area * Shuffleboard * Boat Parking * WiFi * No Pets
Seasonal Rates – weekly rentals (nightly if available)

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Lake Vista Motel & Cottage Resort

Beautifully landscaped courtyard, water gardens and gazebos * Heated Pool * Waterfront
Full A/C, refrigerators, microwaves * Laundromat * Miniature golf *
AAA * Internet
Walking distance to park, beach, harbor and downtown
28 motel rooms and cottages – some with fabulous water views
Beautiful sunsets over Lake Huron.

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Lakeside Motor Lodge

Located in the heart of town – 35 motel rooms and cottages
Heated Pool * Volleyball * Picnic Area * Campfires * Shuffleboard * Play Area * Grills
Less than a block from the Harbor and beach.

Little Yellow Cottages

Six charming, fully-furnished, immaculate cottages – Completely renovated inside and out.
Perfect location in the heart of the Village – on a quiet village street – steps away from park, beach, harbor, restaurants and shopping (and the Farmers Market)!
Decks * Gardens * Fire pit * Air conditioning * Pets allowed

Parks Harborview Cottages

Great view fronting on beautiful Lake Huron, harbor, Bird Creek and Waterfront Parks and beaches!
Spacious well-kept cottages (sleeps 6-10).
Lots of outdoor seating * Grills * Fire Pits * Heated pool privileges nearby.
Walking distance to downtown, restaurants and shops.

Alternate phone# 586-337-1923

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Sandcastles on the Beach

Spacious park-like setting with sandy beach and amazing sunsets!
1,2 & 3 bedroom condos with fully-equipped kitchens.
Located on M-25 about 3 miles southwest of Port Austin village.

Shores Cottages & Yacht Club

Complete luxury cottages * Includes all linens * Full kitchens * Sleeps 8-10 * Picnic area * Grills * Hot tubs * Steps to park and beach * Boat dockage

 

SUNNSAND

Sun-N-Sand Motel

Clean rooms * Heated Pool * Beach access * Fully-equipped Kitchens

Grills * Fire Pit * Volleyball, basketball, Horseshoes

Located on M25, 2 miles west of downtown – Open year round

  • 989-738-7513
  • 891 Port Austin Road, Port Austin

Sunset Beach Cottages

8 Cottages / 1-4 Bedroom / Sleeps 4-12 – Very Clean

*150 feet sugar sand beach * Full Kitchenettes * Grills * Picnic Tables * WiFi * Cable

(Under new ownership – formerly “Krebs Cottages”)

WHALENS

Whalen’s Grindstone Shores

Located on Grindstone City Harbor * Beautiful view * Boat launch and docks available
Laundromat * Gift Shop * Fire Pit * BBQ * Restaurants close by
5 Cabins, 5 Rooms and 37 campsites available

All cabins have fully stocked kitchens, cable TV and air.

Sleeping Rooms are upstairs in the Lodge and share a common bath and a half, with a full size refrigerator and microwave in the common area, coffee in the lobby in the morning. No TVs in the rooms, but WiFI in the building.

  • 989-738-7664
  • 3373 Pointe Aux Barques Rd., Port Austin Mi 48467

Camping

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Duggan’s Family Campground

60 campsites * Large Heated Pool * Beach Access
Children’s Activities/Playground/Game Room/Volleyball/Basketball/Horseshoes
Ice Cream * Laundromat * 24 hour security * Shaded Lots * Seasonal Lots
Pets Allowed.

  • 989-738-5160
  • 2941 Port Austin Road, Port Austin MI 48467
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Huron County Parks

Huron County has 9 parks – all located along the Lake Huron Shoreline. Six are campgrounds – three are day-use parks. Total of 666 Campsites; 20 cabins. Make reservations on line.

For sandy beaches, check out Bird Creek County Park, McGraw County Park and Oak Beach County Park.

For camping, check out Oak Beach County Park – just 8 miles southwest of Port Austin – swimming, playscape, pavilion, WiFi – OR – Lighthouse County Park – just 11 miles southeast of Port Austin: rustic cabins, boat launch, pavilion, hiking trails, playscape, WiFi.

Huron County Nature Center

Port Crescent State Park

Three miles of sandy Lake Huron shoreline – Located SW of Port Austin on M-25.
All state parks require a “Recreational Passport”
CAMPGROUND has 142 campsites to accommodate tents, campers, RVs and motor homes. Electrical hook-ups, modern restrooms, Cabins and Pop-up Camper available to rent. For camping call 800-44PARKS or go to website to make reservations.
DAY-USE PARK has 5 miles of hiking trails, fishing piers, pavilion, is part of the Saginaw Bay Birding Trail – and is a “Dark Sky Preserve”

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Whalen’s Grindstone Shores

Located on Grindstone City Harbor * Beautiful view * Boat launch and docks available
Laundromat * Gift Shop * Fire Pit * BBQ * Restaurants close by
5 Cabins, 5 Rooms and 37 campsites available

All cabins have fully stocked kitchens, cable TV and air.

Sleeping Rooms are upstairs in the Lodge and share a common bath and a half, with a full size refrigerator and microwave in the common area, coffee in the lobby in the morning. No TVs in the rooms, but WiFI in the building.

  • 989-738-7664
  • 3373 Pointe Aux Barques Rd., Port Austin Mi 48467

Bed & Breakfast

Garfield’s Inn, The

Re-opened this summer under new ownership, this designated national historical site is not just an important historical structure – it is also a full-service restaurant and inn.

The Inn features six spacious, newly decorated rooms with air conditioning and cable TV. Open year round.

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Lake Street Manor Bed & Breakfast

Five Rooms – some with private baths. Nice backyard area. Walking distance to restaurants, shops, harbor and beach.
Historical Victorian-style home.