Pet-Friendly Getaways Along the Lakeshore

Where to Find the Best Pet-Friendly Vacation Rentals in West Michigan

Travel Blog outlining the best dog friendly vacation rentals in West Michigan
Find pet-friendly vacation rental properties in Saugatuck, Holland, West Olive, Muskegon, and Grand Haven.

As a vacation rental management company, one of the most frequent questions we hear is “Can I bring my pet with me?” This comes as no surprise, since about 70% of American households include at least one pet. Of course you want to bring Fido along! Check out our list of pet-friendly getaways in the list below. We’ll keep this post updated, so make sure to bookmark this page and check back periodically for more options. You can also follow us on Facebook for real-time updates.


Brucker Beach Bungalow in Grand Haven, Michigan


This dog-friendly bungalow is located in one of Michigan’s most beloved beach towns: Grand Haven. A gorgeous Lake Michigan beach access point, Brucker Beach, is just a short walk away. Spend the day swimming, walking up and down the shoreline, and soaking in the sun. Finish your evening on the deck, watching the sunset and enjoying the gas grill to prepare your dinner. This four-bedroom vacation rental home is the perfect setting for a family beach vacation – and your dog!

Four bedroom vacation rental home in Grand Haven near Lake Michigan
This four-bedroom home is just a short walk from Brucker Beach. Click here to view the full listing.


Modern Mini in Holland, Michigan


This pet-friendly Lake Michigan home features two bedrooms and sleeping accommodations for up to six guests. An artfully designed interior maximizes the functionality of this charming home, with a vaulted ceiling, vintage bar top, and screened-in porch. The main attraction of this property – private Lake Michigan beach access – is just a short walk down the street. Dog-friendly Kirk Park is nearby as well. You’ll find plenty to do in downtown Holland, which is just a short drive away.

Two bedroom pet-friendly waterfront home in Holland, Michigan with bunk beds, open living space, and beach access.
Good things come in small packages and this is as good as it gets! View the full listing for Modern Mini here.


The Green House In Holland, Michigan


Another great option in Holland is The Green House. This pet-friendly vacation rental is located in the heart of Holland, right around the corner from Washington Square and just a short drive or walk from Downtown Holland.  There are two bedrooms with beds for up to four guests. As an added bonus,  the screened-in front porch is perfect for quiet mornings of sipping coffee and preparing for the day. A fenced-in back yard, quiet neighborhood, and thoughtful amenities make this the perfect place for you and your beloved family pet.

Pet Friendly Home in Holland Michigan
Stay in this classic, pet-friendly bungalow right in the heart of Holland! Click here to view the full listing.


Saugatuck River Suites in Saugatuck, Michigan


The Saugatuck River Suites A and B are both great options for pet-friendly getaways in downtown Saugatuck. Both feature floor-to-ceiling windows and decks overlooking the Kalamazoo River. These Saugatuck properties feature new furnishings and updates throughout. Comfy king beds, sunny living areas with dining spaces, gas fireplaces for cool nights, new walk in shower units and fully equipped kitchens cover all the bases. Unit A offers a king bed and a pull out queen sofa. Unit B is furnished with a king bed, built in twin loft and additional twin daybed located off the living room.

Pet Friendly Vacation Rentals in Downtown Saugatuck Michigan
Plan a vacation in downtown Saugatuck! View the available River Suites here.


Sunset Trail in West Olive, Michigan


Sunset Trail is a delightful pet-friendly cabin rental in West Olive with direct Lake Michigan beach access.

This two-story lakefront vacation rental features four bedrooms and one full bath, comfortably accommodating up to eight guests. With access to 600 feet of private Lake Michigan beach just a short walk from the property, outdoor living doesn’t get any better than this! After a day spent at the lake, grill up a delicious dinner on the cabin’s gas BBQ grill and serve alfresco on the picnic table. After the sun sets, you can engage in some serious stargazing while snuggling around the fire pit.

Sunset Trail, a four-bedroom vacation rental home with beach access.
This charming cabin is set just 50 yards from the Lake Michigan shoreline. Click here to view more pictures.


Boltwood Dunes in Muskegon, Michigan (Pets Considered)

Step inside this creative and inspiring home located in the much sought after sand dunes on the shores of Lake Michigan and Pere Marquette Beach in Muskegon. This cottage is just a five minute walk to the city beach, minutes from the Muskegon Lake boat launch and two miles from Muskegon Country Club and Lake Bluff Grill.This modern mid century home has been updated throughout and is ideal for groups of eight interested in being close to the beach, Lake Michigan, and everything else Muskegon offers. Four bedrooms, two full baths, two hang-out areas, and an outdoor living space make it a wonderful choice for your West Michigan escape.

Vacation Rental House in Muskegon Michigan
Pets considered; please text or call the guest services team at 616-383-5253 for more details. View the full listing here.

Park Point in Saugatuck, Michigan

Located about a mile away from Saugatuck’s award-winning Oval Beach, this fully renovated five-bedroom cottage is the perfect retreat for your next vacation. When you are not swimming at one of the top ten beaches in the United States, enjoy plenty of sleeping options for twelve guests, spacious and comfortable main living areas, and beautiful outdoor accommodations so you can make the most of Michigan summers. Pets are considered for an additional $65/night. Please contact our guest services team by calling or texting 616-383-5253 for more information.

Five bedroom vacation rental property in Saugatuck
There is still time to book your perfect getaway! Pets are considered at Park Point in Saugatuck – please contact us for more details. View the full listing here.

How to Find More Pet-Friendly Getaways in Michigan’s Best Beach Towns


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