WELCOME TO THIS GORGEOUS VACATION PARADISE!!!! : 'THE HIGH LAKE LODGE' A FAMILY RENTAL!!! 5 NIGHT MIN. JUNE 15th TO SEPTEMBER 15th, THEN 3 NIGHT MINIMUM BEGINS. Located in Traverse City Michigan, this lovely 5 yr. Old Lodge sits on a private 1 acre lot with 100 ft. Of sandy beach frontage on beautiful High Lake, a peaceful 50 acre semi private lake with very low water traffic but much natural beauty including the wild life and water fowl. Even the Bald Eagles nest here. Located only 4 miles from the Cherry Capital Airport, 8 miles from down town Traverse City and just 7-9 miles from the beautiful East & West Grand Traverse Bays yet in the winter you can snowmobile, cross country ski, snowshoe or ice fish right from the Lodge, only ¼ mile to groomed trails, (maps are available), and in the summer the lake is wonderful for swimming and any water sport. This 2 bdrm 2. 5 bath 3, 500 sq. Ft. Rustic beach Lodge can easily accommodate 2-3 families sleeping up to 16, 8 in the upper level and 8 in the lower walk out level. 2 queen beds, 1 queen log futon, one new fold out sofa and 4 TV upstairs and 2 double(full) size futons, a bunk bed (twin over double) and one twin size roll away bed in the lower walk out level as well as a game room with a pool table, bumper pool table, dart board, foosball, large flat screen TV and large card table as well as other tables and chairs. The kitchen is fully equipped and a 2nd refrigerator is also available, both have ice makers, along with a beverage cooler located in the lower level. All towels, linens, blankets, soaps and some paper products are provided for your use as well as a washer and dryer on the main level. The upper deck, 50 ’x 16’, has built in benches and other deck furniture for your comfort as well as a gas grill (gas furnished). Great for beach activities in the summer with 2 docks, a raft, paddle boat, a metal row boat and fire pit for your use. Kayaks and a paddle board are available at an extra charge. Also there is a picnic table, charcoal grills, and a fire pit on the beach. Firewood is available at an extra charge and must be ordered a few days in advance of your arrival. A list of other activities and interesting places to visit (from a to z ) and the addresses, phone #’s and maps for them will be available at the Lodge. There is a restaurant/pizza (with delivery), country store/gas station and fire and rescue just ½ mile away on the opposite side of the lake. SORRY! NO PETS AND NO SMOKING!! ALSO BRING BEACH TOWELS AND LIFE JACKETS. For reservation and rate information to start planning your memorable get-a-way!!!Please call Diana at 1-231-883-8335 or Email me through VRBO or Homeaway. Don’t forget these events!!! The National Cherry Festival is held annually every July! In 2016 the festival starts Saturday July 2nd and ends Saturday July 9th. The U. S. Navy Blue Angels are scheduled to be here and they kick off the 2016 festival with air shows on Saturday July 2nd and Sunday July 3rd. Traverse City has boasted being titled as the 'Cherry Capital of the World' and this Festival is known worldwide. 1 week of many wonderful activities for young and old, large carnival, parades, and fireworks the last day! THEN! The Film Festival starts July 26th and end July 31st 2016. PLUS The Red Wings Training Camp is in September each year! PLUS The Cherry Capital Winter Wow Festival annually in February every President’s Day weekend. Again many activities and fireworks. A list/schedule will be available. Traverse City and the Grand Traverse area are widely known for winter activities and great trails for cross country skiing(Vasa trl. ) snowmobiling and snowshoeing. We hope that once you have vacationed here at the High Lake Lodge, we will see you again next year or even before!!!