Beyond Shore: 7 Lake Michigan Boat Rentals for Summer Fun

A trio of teens rides on a tub behind a Lake Michigan boat rental.

With its sprawling shoreline, iconic lighthouses, and seemingly endless recreational opportunities, it’s no wonder that many of Unsalted Vacations’ guests choose Lake Michigan as a summer getaway destination. There’s something for everyone. From kayaking to jet-skiing, and everything in between. And with an esteemed collection of Lake Michigan boat rentals nearby, exploring  is easier than you may think! 

To help you navigate your options and find the best boat rentals in West Michigan, we put together a quick boat rental guide that will have you making waves in no time! Also, be sure to check out our feature about the best boat rentals in Holland, Michigan, for those of you staying there.

Lake Michigan Summers | 7 of the Best Boat Rentals Around

Spending time on the water is a summer staple around Lake Michigan. Here, you’ll find easy access to the Midwest’s beloved vacation spots, and we are excited for the fond memories you’ll gain. Here are some of our favorite boat rental options in the region

  • Grand Haven Boat Rental provides vehicles for aquatic adventures. Since they specialize in pontoons, they have several to choose from that can seat eight to ten passengers. Their boats have shade canopies and swim ladders. Additionally, the boats’ Bluetooth speakers set the best vacation vibes!
  • Freedom Boat Club has three Lake Michigan boat rental locations in Grand Haven, Muskegon, and Whitehall. Perhaps you want a high-speed day of wakeboarding. Or maybe a tranquil float on a kayak. No matter what you desire,  they’ll have you covered with their innovative membership program.
  • Although Grand Haven Cycle Boat technically isn’t a boat rental service, it’s still worth adding to our guide because of how cool it is! For this unique experience, you’ll hop aboard a custom-built boat equipped with bike seats. While on the boat, you’ll pedal your way to an unforgettable good time!
  • Lakeshore Kayak Rental in Spring Lake offers single kayaks, tandem kayaks, canoes, and stand-up paddle boards. They also have self-guided trips and transport services.
  • If you’re looking for an inland option, Waypoint Boat Rentals in Fruitport is open seven days a week. This company specializes in laid-back pontoon and tritoon rentals on the calm waters of Spring Lake.
  • Bluewater Boat Rentals in South Haven has several small craft, pontoons, and speed boasts to rent by the hour, day, or week. You might get a same-day reservations, but booking in advance is highly recommended.

Lake Michigan Boat Rentals with Ultra-Convenient Delivery

  • Dive into fun with Living Water Adventures, your go-to source for on-demand jet skis, pontoon boats, flyboarding, kayaks, and paddle board rentals! Best of all, they’ll be delivered right to your lake of choice. Call (616) 340-3960 or use the “Contact Us” form on the homepage of the website to kick start a memorable day on the water with this family-owned mobile service.
  • 3rd Coast Rentals boasts a stunning array of pontoons, speed boats, and personal watercraft. You can conveniently book your rental online with their seamless form. In fact, they’ll even deliver it to you! (If you’re within their delivery zone.)

Your Best Lake Michigan Summer Vacation with Unsalted Vacations

Now that you have a foundation to build on while looking for your favorite Lake Michigan boat rentals, you’ll have no issues making waves this summer! And at the end of each exciting day, you can rest up and recharge at your home-away-from-home with BVW Unsalted Vacation Rentals.

To learn more about our extensive collection of Michigan vacation homes, please contact us online with our easy-to-use chat feature or by sending us a message! Our Escape Artists are ready to help you find the perfect vacation home. You can also utilize our handy search feature to narrow options down by local.

Enjoy your Unsalted Vacation. Free of stress, free of salt!


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