The Ultimate Guide to Pet Friendly Vacation Rentals in Michigan

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 dog-friendly vacation rental properties in Saugatuck, Holland, West Olive, Muskegon, and Grand Haven.

Are you planning a pet-friendly vacation? You’re not alone! As West Michigan’s premier vacation rental management company, we’re often asked, “Can we bring our four-legged family members, too?” With nearly 70% of American households lovingly accommodating at least one pet, it’s clear that our cherished companions are as integral to our vacations as sunscreen and good vibes. In response to your requests, we’ve compiled a list of Michigan’s most welcoming pet-friendly vacation rentals in Michigan. You may want to keep this page bookmarked and check back periodically, since we freshen up our dog-friendly vacation rental offerings often. So, get ready to explore – your perfect pet-friendly Michigan getaway is just a click away!


Brucker Beach Bungalow in Grand Haven, Michigan (Pets Considered)


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! Pets are considered. Please contact us to request approval.

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 dog-friendly Lake Michigan cabin rental features two bedrooms and sleeping accommodations for up to six guests. If you’re looking for dog friendly vacation rentals in Michigan and also desire Lake Michigan beach access, this is the getaway home for you! 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. It is among the most thoughtfully appointed, beloved pet friendly vacation rentals in Michigan. This dog-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 Vacations with Fenced Yard
Stay in this classic, pet-friendly bungalow right in the heart of Holland! Click here to view the full listing.


Boltwood Dunes in Muskegon, Michigan


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
View the full listing here.


Park Point in Saugatuck, Michigan (Pets Considered)


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.


Pineridge Hollow in Grand Haven, Michigan (Monthly Rentals)

Welcome to this beautiful short-term vacation rental, located just minutes away from downtown Grand Haven and the stunning Grand Haven State Park. This spacious, modern home features four bedrooms and three bathrooms, making it the perfect choice for families or groups of friends looking for a comfortable and convenient place to stay for an extended period. There is a 30-day minimum stay required at this property and pets are welcome!

Pet Friendly Short Term Lodging in Grand Haven, Michigan with 4 Bedrooms
As soon as you step inside, you’ll be greeted by the open floor plan that creates a warm and inviting atmosphere. Click here to view the full listing and book Pineridge Hollow now!


Trillium Ridge in West Olive, Michigan

Are you looking for a pet-friendly vacation rental home with spectacular views? Look no further than Trillium Shores, nestled along the shoreline of Lake Michigan and Pigeon Lake. Surrounded by trees, this location offers a serene and peaceful atmosphere. With only a short 5-minute walk to stairs providing lake and beach access, you can enjoy the best of both worlds. The living area also offers seasonal Lake Michigan views both inside and out.

4 Bedroom Dog Friendly Vacation Rental Home in West Olive, Michigan with Beach Access
And the best part about Trillium Shores? Dogs are welcome! View the full listing here.


Montello Shores in West Olive, Michigan (Pets Considered)

Consider Montello Shores, a stunning waterfront vacation rental located just south of the Pigeon Lake Channel in West Olive. This beautiful Lake Michigan home offers over 3000 sq. feet of beachfront luxury, providing ample space for relaxation and gathering together. The main floor features a spacious layout with a fully equipped kitchen, stainless appliances, and an island. This setup is perfect for preparing meals and enjoying family dinners. Additionally, the connected living space offers panoramic views, a flat screen TV, and a cozy built-in window seat.  French doors open to a wrap-around screened porch with a gas grill. This allows guests to savor the sandy beach and breathtaking Lake Michigan views. Best of all, pets are considered for an additional fee.

umbrella over outdoor table and chairs on a deck overlooking the lake
Consider Montello Shores for your next vacation getaway! Your family will cherish the memories you create together.


Lakewood Cottage in Holland, Michigan Featuring Private Hot Tub

Now that we’ve explored our amazing selection of pet friendly accommodations, the vacation planning can commence!  BVW Unsalted Vacations is your trusted partner in finding the best getaway spot in Michigan for your group. Additionally, years of experience ensure that you can rely on our expert support during your stay, allowing you to truly relax and create meaningful memories. Browse our listings now to begin orchestrating your unforgettable family summer gathering. If you have any questions, please feel free to chat with an agent via the chat box in the corner of the screen.

Take a look at our brand new listing, Lakewood Cottage in Holland. This expertly designed house is dog-friendly and promotes peace and relaxation. With easy access to convenient bike paths leading to Tunnel Park, it’s the perfect home base for exploring the coast. Enjoy the spacious fenced yard with hot tub, fire pit, Solo stove, deck, and flat top grill, and plenty of room for yard games. Both nearby Tunnel Park and Holland State Park provide direct access to the sandy shores of Lake Michigan with public beaches and connecting bike trails. Take a hike at Riley Trails with 300 acres of rolling terrain and miles of marked trails.

An amazing vacation awaits you at Lakewood Cottage in Holland, Michigan!
An amazing vacation awaits you at Lakewood Cottage in Holland, Michigan!


Now That You’ve Searched Dog-Friendly Vacation Rentals in Michigan, Hopefully You’re Ready for an Amazing Michigan Vacation!

First, make sure to reserve your desired rental house. This will give you peace of mind.  Next, make sure to familiarize yourself with pet friendly beaches & parks in West Michigan.

  • No dog-friendly vacation is truly complete without a romp on the sandy shores of West Michigan’s pet-friendly beaches. Consider the Grand Haven City Beach. Here, you can bring your dog with you from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
  • Another great option is the Kirk Park & Dog Beach in West Olive.

Amazing, dog-friendly vacations await!

We are always looking for more pet friendly vacation rentals in Michigan to add to our portfolio! Since we try to add more options whenever possible, we suggest following us on our socials for updates. You can find us on Facebook, Instagram, Tik Tok, Pinterest, and Twitter.