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Immaculate, new build home, perfect for couples, close to Sleeping Bear Dunes

Immaculate, new build home, perfect for couples, close to Sleeping Bear Dunes

Empire, MI
This family-friendly Empire vacation home is located on a river, within 3 mi (5 km) of Little Glen Lake and Glen Lake. Crystal River and Lake Michigan are also ...
5/5 Exceptional! (55 reviews)
Lovely cozy cottage!
"This is our first time up north for the wine tour and we wanted somewhere comfortable to stay during our trip. This cottage made us feel like we were back home! It was so cozy and clean, and the location was just a short drive to various wineries. It’s tucked away in a wooded area - nicely secluded ..."

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2021

Immaculate, new build home, perfect for couples, close to Sleeping Bear Dunes
Adorable Home, Farmhouse Style Home in Empire. Just 1 mile to Lake Michigan

Adorable Home, Farmhouse Style Home in Empire. Just 1 mile to Lake Michigan

Empire, MI
Situated in Empire, this vacation home is within a 15-minute walk of Sleeping Bear Dunes Park Visitor Center and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Lake ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
Relaxing in Empire.
"Overall excellent."

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2021

Adorable Home, Farmhouse Style Home in Empire. Just 1 mile to Lake Michigan
All Seasons Log Cabin Rental

All Seasons Log Cabin Rental

Empire, MI
Located on the waterfront, this family-friendly cabin is within 9 mi (15 km) of Bright Lake, Glen Lake, and Mistwood Golf Course. Lime Lake and Little Glen Lake ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (79 reviews)
Great Weekend Getaway!
"The carriage house was perfect for the 4 of us (2 adults and 2 kids, age 7 & 12). It had everything we needed and was situated perfectly for our day trips. Fishing dock and the property was beautiful!"

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2021

All Seasons Log Cabin Rental
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Firefly Cottage Enjoy Views of Glen Lake

Firefly Cottage Enjoy Views of Glen Lake

Empire, MI
Situated in Empire, this vacation home is within a 10-minute walk of Little Glen Lake and Glen Lake. Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive and Sleeping Bear Dunes National ...
4/5 Very Good! (1 review)
Great location
"We wasn't far from anything. It had a little view of the lake. Love the location. The place was nice and clean and provided everything we needed. The only problem that we had was when we was on our way there I didn't get a code sent to me for the door so I called a few times and didn't get an answer. ..."

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2021

Firefly Cottage Enjoy Views of Glen Lake
Charming Cottage In Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes Near Lake MI Beach

Charming Cottage In Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes Near Lake MI Beach

Empire, MI
This family-friendly Empire cottage is located on a lake, within a 15-minute walk of Sleeping Bear Dunes Park Visitor Center, Lake Michigan, and Sleeping Bear ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (38 reviews)
Cute cottage in Empire
"We loved this little cottage...so very very clean! Beds were comfortable as home! Plenty of space and extras. Close to all we were planning on doing plus a short walk to watch sunsets at Empire beach. We ate twice at Empire Pizza and Joes Friendly Tavern.... could walk there from out cottage :). ..."

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2021

Charming Cottage In Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes Near Lake MI Beach
Little Glen Cottage with Direct Frontage, Hot Tub, Near Sleeping Bear Dunes

Little Glen Cottage with Direct Frontage, Hot Tub, Near Sleeping Bear Dunes

Empire, MI
Situated on the beach, this vacation home is within a 10-minute walk of Little Glen Lake and Glen Lake. Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive is 2.9 mi (4.7 km) ...
5/5 Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Beautiful, Peaceful Cottage
"I was visiting the are for the first time with my family. The property was clean and a beautiful location. It was right on the water and so cozy inside. At first I was a little scared being so close to the water having a 5 year old, but the water was knee level out to the end of the dock. The hot ..."

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2021

Little Glen Cottage with Direct Frontage, Hot Tub, Near Sleeping Bear Dunes
Water Front on Little Glen Lake

Water Front on Little Glen Lake

Empire, MI
Situated on a lake, this cottage is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Little Glen Lake and within 3 mi (5 km) of Glen Lake and Lake Michigan. Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard ...
4/5 Very Good! (9 reviews)
Timber Trail
"It is a great location. The house is a little run down. If fixed up it would be amazing"

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2021

Water Front on Little Glen Lake
one bedroom camp in the woods minutes from Sleeping Bear National Park

one bedroom camp in the woods minutes from Sleeping Bear National Park

Empire, MI
Situated in Empire, this vacation home is within 6 mi (10 km) of Empire Bluff Trail, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, and Sleeping Bear Dunes Park Visitor ...
4/5 Very Good! (3 reviews)
Empire
"Perfect location to The Sleeping Bear Dunes, quaint towns, beautiful lakes and beaches! The rental was better in person than in pictures. Very enjoyable."

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2021

one bedroom camp in the woods minutes from Sleeping Bear National Park
Stunning Condo in Downtown Empire!

Stunning Condo in Downtown Empire!

Empire, MI
Situated in Empire, this condo building is within a 15-minute walk of Sleeping Bear Dunes Park Visitor Center, Lake Michigan, and Sleeping Bear Dunes National ...
Stunning Condo in Downtown Empire!
Glen Lake  - Spectacular Dune Views & Complete Privacy!

Glen Lake - Spectacular Dune Views & Complete Privacy!

Empire, MI
This family-friendly Empire cottage is located on the waterfront, just steps from Glen Lake and Little Glen Lake. Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive and Lake Michigan ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (32 reviews)
Lovely September Trip
"Bob and Joan were wonderful hosts!! They were delightful to talk to and their dog was adorable! The rental was very clean, comfortable, and felt like home. We were able to watch the gorgeous sunsets from the deck while enjoying a glass of wine. Although the weather was less than ideal, we thoroughly ..."

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

Glen Lake - Spectacular Dune Views & Complete Privacy!
Sleeps 13, Little Glen compound direct water front & tennis court.

Sleeps 13, Little Glen compound direct water front & tennis court.

Empire, MI
This family-friendly Empire vacation home is located on the beach, within a 15-minute walk of Little Glen Lake and Glen Lake. Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive and ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (7 reviews)
Beautiful location, two great houses = perfect place for a family gathering!
"We rented the two houses for our family who came from Washington State,Charlotte NC and Denver Colorado. We live in Alexandria VA. We are not able to get together very frequently and this combination was perfect for us. The view from the cottage is great - loved the dock, and the shallow water. The ..."

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2017

Sleeps 13, Little Glen compound direct water front & tennis court.
Two  Cottages on Little Glen Lake

Two Cottages on Little Glen Lake

Empire, MI
This family-friendly Empire cottage is located on the beach, within a 5-minute walk of Little Glen Lake and Glen Lake. Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive and Crystal ...
Two Cottages on Little Glen Lake
Walk to Empire Beach from this home inside the Village of Empire!

Walk to Empire Beach from this home inside the Village of Empire!

Empire, MI
Situated in Empire, this romantic vacation home is within a 15-minute walk of Sleeping Bear Dunes Park Visitor Center and Lake Michigan. Sleeping Bear Dunes ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (21 reviews)
Better than expected
"We chose this place for the value and location. We needed a place to stay for a destination family wedding. We were pleasantly surprised at how nice the home was inside. Great place to stay and enjoy Empire."

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2021

Walk to Empire Beach from this home inside the Village of Empire!
Clean, Comfortable 2b/1b Apartment Nestled in the Woods near Glen Arbor

Clean, Comfortable 2b/1b Apartment Nestled in the Woods near Glen Arbor

Empire, MI
Situated in Empire, this apartment building is within 3 mi (5 km) of Little Glen Lake, Glen Lake, and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Pierce Stocking ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (9 reviews)
Perfect
"Absolutely perfect place and setting. Nothing to do but unpack and enjoy all the beauty Leelanau, Grand Traverse and Benzie counties have to offer!"

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2021

Clean, Comfortable 2b/1b Apartment Nestled in the Woods near Glen Arbor
Charming Cottage- Baby Bear on Little Glen

Charming Cottage- Baby Bear on Little Glen

Empire, MI
This family-friendly Empire cottage is located on a lake, within 1 mi (2 km) of Little Glen Lake and Glen Lake. Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard Station Maritime ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (15 reviews)
Amazing Vacation Location
"We enjoyed everything about our star at Baby Bear! The location is the best. Steps from Little Glen Lake and within driving distance of Lake Michigan and all that Leelanau Peninsula has to offer. The cabin is just as the listing states. Every bedroom has a wall mounted, oscillating fan with comfortable ..."

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2021

Charming Cottage- Baby Bear on Little Glen
Spacious Home at Island View with Spectacular Lake Michigan Views

Spacious Home at Island View with Spectacular Lake Michigan Views

Empire, MI
This family-friendly Empire vacation home is within 1 mi (2 km) of Lake Michigan and Little Glen Lake. Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard Station Maritime Museum ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (9 reviews)
Late September
"Perfect quiet location for families and friends to enjoy the beautiful Sleeping Bear Dunes area."

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2021

Spacious Home at Island View with Spectacular Lake Michigan Views
Glen Arbor, walk to town, theater, pool table, 60 game arcade

Glen Arbor, walk to town, theater, pool table, 60 game arcade

Empire, MI
This family-friendly Empire cabin is located on a river, within a 15-minute walk of Lake Michigan and Crystal River. Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard Station ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (46 reviews)
Excellent property!
"Property was beautiful! Location was great for all of the things we wanted to visit. Enjoyed the wildlife in the yard and privacy. Needed a few more hand towels and boxes of tissues, but we made due. Thank you for a wonderful stay!"

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2021

Glen Arbor, walk to town, theater, pool table, 60 game arcade
Couples Retreat. Perfect getaway with all the amenities.

Couples Retreat. Perfect getaway with all the amenities.

Empire, MI
Situated on a lake, this apartment building is steps from Glen Lake and Little Glen Lake. Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive and Lake Michigan are also within 3 mi ...
5/5 Exceptional! (38 reviews)
Excellent stay near Glen Arbor
"Wonderful hilltop lakefront location on Little Glen. The in-law apartment over the garage was as comfortable and easy to use as you could hope for."

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2021

Couples Retreat. Perfect getaway with all the amenities.
Stunning Condo in Downtown Empire

Stunning Condo in Downtown Empire

Empire, MI
Located in the heart of Empire, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Sleeping Bear Dunes Park Visitor Center, Lake Michigan, and Sleeping Bear ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
Lovely M22 Respite
"The property was clean and lovely. It had everything we needed to feel right at home. It was the perfect location between Glen Arbor & the Dunes to the north and Frankfort to the south. A wonderful, relaxing spot to enjoy all the hiking, Petoskey stone hunting , the National Park and area restaurants. ..."

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2021

Stunning Condo in Downtown Empire
CHARMING COTTAGE - SUMMER 2021

CHARMING COTTAGE - SUMMER 2021

Empire, MI
Situated in Empire, this cottage is within 3 mi (5 km) of Sleeping Bear Dunes Park Visitor Center, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, and Lake Michigan. ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (39 reviews)
Great access to entire dunes region
"The accommodations were comfortable & reasonably priced - minutes away from Empire Bluffs/beach & near all the attractions of the National Lakeshore. Also only 24 miles from Traverse City for those who want the urban accoutrements. The small house is equipped with all you need, clean & comfortable. ..."

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2021

CHARMING COTTAGE - SUMMER 2021
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Beautiful 2 bedroom villa * private beach across the street, fireplace sleeps 6

Beautiful 2 bedroom villa * private beach across the street, fireplace sleeps 6

Suttons Bay, MI
Beautiful 2 bedroom villa * private beach across the street, fireplace sleeps 6
Big Glen Lakeshore Villa with Smooth Sandy Beachfront

Big Glen Lakeshore Villa with Smooth Sandy Beachfront

Glen Arbor, MI
Big Glen Lakeshore Villa with Smooth Sandy Beachfront
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Large Group Cabins Empire

Cedar Ridge Cabins

Cedar Ridge Cabins

3 out of 5
11481 Main Street, Honor, MI
Cedar Ridge Cabins
-Quiet, Up North Cabin Across from Big Glen Lake

-Quiet, Up North Cabin Across from Big Glen Lake

Maple City, MI
The price is $95 per night from Oct 24 to Oct 24
-Quiet, Up North Cabin Across from Big Glen Lake
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Everything you need to know about Empire vacation rentals

Whether you’re excited for the perfect family vacation, a romantic getaway for two, or the ultimate city break, we’ve got the Empire vacation rental for you. At Expedia, you can take your pick from private vacation homes, apartments, condos, resorts, cabins, villas, motels. The list goes on, and on … and on. 

There’s just as wide a choice of amenities, too. Maybe you’re dreaming of your own pool, long evenings in a hot tub, or watching the kids laugh through the day at a waterpark. Maybe you just want a quiet retreat in a pet-friendly apartment. Well, we can help you find it. Hunt out the perfect Empire vacation rental for you by simply entering your desired dates. Then check your favorite filters to narrow down your search. 

Empire vacation rentals: An excellent choice for every season

Whenever you want to travel, a warm welcome awaits you in Empire. If you’re looking for a little peace, consider booking during the quieter months, such as . For more hustle and bustle, you may prefer to visit in . 

Prices vary throughout the year. is the cheapest month to visit, with the most expensive. 

Your chosen location, property type, and amenities will impact the cost of your trip, too. Right now, Empire vacation rentals range between $95 per night and $95 per night.

How to find incredible deals on Empire rentals

At Expedia, we put the best Empire vacation rentals in one place. All you need to do is take your pick. And as we offer book now, pay later options, as well as free cancellation on some properties, you can plan your trip with total peace of mind. You’ll always find a great deal with Expedia. 

To find some top Empire rental deals, enter your travel dates, and sort your search results by price. You can also filter by budget, so you only see accommodation in your ballpark. Next, add any filters you want—and just like that, you’ve built your dream Empire vacation.

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