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POLICIEs,Info & what to bring



Our property consists of 7 vintage roadside cabins located between Ludington and Manistee on US 31, close to the beach, trails, and other attractions. Our quaint cabins were built between 1940-1960, and have been upgraded throughout the years. We have a large cabin that sleeps up to 6 and is available year round. Our 6 small cabins sleep from 2-4 and are open May-November. The cabins will accommodate up to 26 people, so they are perfect for groups of family & friends to gather together, yet still have privacy. All cabins, including our pet friendly cabins, are thoroughly cleaned and sanitized between guests, so they are clean and fresh for each new guest. Cabins are equipped with keyless entry locks on all doors. Each cabin has its own bathroom with shower.  You have your own private outdoor space with a fire pit and picnic table. 


Cabins 1-

Summer Rates  (May-Labor Day)

Cabins 2, 4/5, 6 (sleep 2-3)

$89 per weeknight (Sunday-Thursday nights)

 $99 per weekend night (Friday & Saturday nights)

Call for 1 night stays (weeknights only) in Cabins 2, 4/5, 6

Cabins 1, 3, 7 (sleep 4)

$99 per weeknight (Sunday-Thursday nights)

 $109 per weekend night (Friday & Saturday nights)

2 night minimum stay in Cabins 1, 3, 7

Special rates for events, holidays, and some weekends. Rates are subject to change based on limited availability and/or high demand. Book early for the best rates!

Call direct for a one night stay in cabins 2, 4/5, or 6 & we will do our best to accommodate your request. One night stay rates are based on availability and include an additional $10 cleaning fee.

Cabins 1-7 comfortably and safely accommodate from 2-4 people, additional guests are $20 per person, per night, and will be added onto balance due at check in. Tents, hammocks, pop-ups, vehicle tents, air mattresses, RV's, etc. to fit extra people are not permitted. We are not a campground. Holidays and weekends fill up quickly, so book early to get preferred dates. Call for special requests and group reservations.



Large cabin rates 

Summer nightly rate for our big cabin starts at $219 per night. Rates will be higher for some weekends, events, & holidays. Click on the "Book a Cabin" tab & enter your dates for availability & to get specific nightly rates.

*This cabin is open year-round. Call direct to book during Fall/Winter/Spring dates. Our OFF SEASON (Nov.1-May 1) base rate is $149 per night for 2 guests and adjusted based on additional guests ($20 per person after 2 guests), 2 night minimum.

Our large cabin comfortably accommodates 6 people, additional guests are $20 per person, per night, and will be added to balance due at check in. A $60 cleaning fee is added to balance due at check in. The large cabin is equipped with everything you need for an extended stay.  It is dog friendly for $20 per pet, per night. See description on cabins page for specific amenities.


Reservations can be made online, or by phone. ALL reservations require a 50% credit card deposit at the time of booking. The balance will be charged 48 hours prior to check in. A discount is offered for cash payment of the balance at check in. Sorry, we do not take personal checks. 

We can accommodate reunions and groups, but no parties please. Cabins will sleep up to 26 adults. We are family oriented with a 10 pm quiet time. Call early (Jan-Feb) to reserve multiple cabins for summer groups. Weekends & holidays book up quickly. 

Tents, RV's, campers, hammocks, pop-ups, vehicle tents, air mattresses, etc. to allow for additional people are not permitted. We are not a campground and do not have the capacity to accommodate more than 26-30 guests max. on site. Registered guests are allowed visitors during the day, but we ask that you don't use our cabins as shower houses for family or friends who may be camping nearby. 

You are welcome to smoke outside, but smoking/vaping, etc. is prohibited inside the cabins. This includes all forms of cannabis. If cabins show signs of smoke, a cleaning fee $250 (minimum) will be charged to your credit card. 

You are welcome to cook outside over your private fire pit, camp stove, or grill. But for safety purposes, and to comply with our insurance policy, open cooking inside of our small cabins with hot plates, deep fryers, camp stoves, griddles, etc. is not allowed. We can provide an extension cord for outside use of these items.

Check yourself in using the keypad anytime after 4:00 p.m. We may be able to accommodate an early check in request, but please call or text to arrange this prior to showing up on site. We need time to properly prepare the cabins between guests. Check out time is promptly at 10:00 a.m.  A fee of $20 per each half hour past 10 am will be charged for late check out.


We will honor cancellations with a full refund up until 30 days of the reservation check in date.  If you cancel within 30 days of  your stay, your reservation deposit of 50% becomes non-refundable. Reservations cancelled within 48 hours of check in will be charged the full reservation amount. We do not offer refunds if you decide to leave early, or if the weather does not cooperate with your planned activities. The cabin has been reserved for you.  

A cancellation fee is applied to all cancelled reservations to cover credit card processing fees. 


We are happy to offer our guests the privilege of traveling with a dog in Cabins 1, 3, 4/5, and our large cabin for a cleaning fee of $20 per dog, per night, 2 dog maximum. Non-aggressive breeds only, per our insurance policy. $100 maximum fee per pet for stays longer than 5 nights. We ask that you refrain from letting your dogs lay or sleep on the beds and furniture in order to keep things clean and new looking for other guests. If you intend to let your dog sleep on the bed, bring your own bedding. Since your dog is part of your family, he/she should not be left unattended in the cabin. If you intend to leave your dog in the cabin while you're out, he/she must be in a kennel. We have had damage done by dogs that became nervous after being left alone in an unfamiliar place. We understand that your pet may be very well behaved, or not used to being on a leash, but for the safety of your pet, as well as other guests, dogs are to be on a leash when outside. Clean up after your dog. Baggies are provided. Please make sure your dog is up to date on shots and flea/tick treatments. Fees will be charged for excessive pet hair, fleas, damage to bedding or cabin contents, and excessive barking that disturbs other guests. Please don't show up with a dog that is aggressive toward other dogs or people. That isn't a relaxing vacation for anyone, and it will result in an immediate non-refundable termination of your stay. If your puppy is not yet fully potty trained/house broke, please wait to travel. Guests agree to all aspects of this policy at time of booking. They apply for the entire length of your stay, even when we aren't on site to see you. We ask that all policies apply to guests traveling with service dogs and emotional support dogs, since allowing animals in our cabins requires additional accommodations & cleaning time.

Our strict pet policy is a result of past experiences. We love our dog guests and hope our human guests will honor our pet policy, so we can continue to offer affordable pet friendly accommodations!

items provided  in small cabins

*Sheets, pillows, blankets, towels (one per guest per duration) provided in each cabin.

*Ample supply of Scott toilet paper is provided. Thick, fluffy toilet paper & flushable wipes will clog toilets so leave it at home, please.   

*Shampoo, conditioner, body wash, antibacterial hand soap, dish soap provided.

*Coffee pot (filters, coffee, cream, sugar), salt & pepper, plates, bowls, utensils, cups, can opener, wine cork screw provided. Please wash whatever you use, dish soap is provided.

* Private fire pit with grill grate, picnic table (table cloth provided), 2 outdoor chairs, grill tools & roasting sticks, & matches are provided. Please clean & return whatever you use. 

*Firewood and bug spray are available for purchase on site at reasonable prices. Due to spread of disease, carrying in of firewood is not permitted unless it's purchased locally. 

*Two fans are provided in each cabin. (Small cabins are not air conditioned) 

*Cabins 1-7 have small fridge, microwave, TV w/Dish cable.

*Reasonably priced firewood is available on site. Locally purchased firewood may be carried in.  

items to bring along

*The cabins are equipped with dishes: plates, cups, bowls, silverware, & BBQ utensils. We just ask that you please wash & return whatever you use. You can bring your own paper towels, paper plates, foil, plastic silverware, etc. if you don't want to do dishes.

*Beach towels, pet blankets/beds, extra bath towels, rags for wiping down motorcycles, bikes, and other equipment.

*Camp chairs, bug spray, flashlight, yard games, toys. (No playground on site).

*Bottled drinking water, if you prefer. We have well water.  A new well was drilled in Spring 2021. 


Ertie's Forest Trail Gas & Convenience store & Orchard Market are within 3 miles of the cabins and have all the essentials. 

*Since we are surrounded by many large trees, we don't have access to quality WiFi. Verizon, T-mobile, and AT&T have strong cell signals at the cabins if you need to stay plugged in. We do encourage you to unplug and enjoy our natural surroundings. We have seen many species of birds, including Pileated woodpeckers, eagles, and hawks around the cabins. Other animals known to wander through are squirrels, chipmunks, raccoons, opossum, porcupine, deer, bobcat, and an occasional bear!  

We rent cross country skis, boots, and poles, as well as snowshoes, seasonally, on site for $15 per day. We can also help you with pick up or drop off of your canoe or kayak to our nearby rivers. Please call ahead for these services.

NOTE: Our cabins are vintage 1940's era Roadside cabins located directly on US 31, which is a heavily traveled road. Traffic can be noisy at certain times of the day. Please watch your children and pets closely and keep them on our property while you are staying with us.


Our cell service is patchy up here, so be patient...leave a voicemail or send a text. 


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