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Your Perfect Vintage Vacation!

Re-live those glorious summer days from your childhood with a visit to the old-fashioned cottage rentals at Chimney Corners Resort. Spend your summer on the shores of Crystal Lake doing everything from swimming, boating, playing tennis, hiking and much much more! After an exhausting day watch the sun set over the lake from your private deck or patio. Then, roast some marshmallows and watch the stars while you enjoy a beach bonfire with your family and loved ones. Choose from cottages, lodges or apartments for your accommodations—each is complete with a private patio or deck and fireplace. Come and enjoy the natural beauty that surrounds Northern Michigan and find that inner child again.

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 30 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Frankfort
  • Nearby Water Crystal Lake
  • Open Dates May 1 to Nov 1


The private sand beach on the shores of Crystal Lake gives you the perfect outdoor playground during your stay at Chimney Corners Resort. Rent a canoe or kayak, and launch yourself into a day of exciting exploration. Whether you are taking a dip in the water, or just catching some sun, the beach at Chimney Corners is the place to be.


Bring the entire family along for a weekend or week long getaway to the coast of Michigan. Rent out an entire cabin or cottage so that you and the family have plenty of space for everything you desire. Everyone will love a day at the onsite beach with plenty of swimming and sunbathing.


Get away from the hustle and bustle of the business week during your next corporate retreat at Chimney Corners Resort. The vintage cottages at the resort are free of televisions, radios and telephones, and provide plenty of space for your entire group. Enjoy team building activities like canoeing and kayaking through the local streams and rivers.


The Woodsmere and Bluffholm Bluff Cottages provide plenty of space for your entire group during your next family reunion at Chimney Corners Resort. Both of these two-story units feature a full kitchen and other amenities like a stone fireplace, screened in porch and much more! With Lake Michigan just steps away and an abundance of activities to enjoy right onsite, you'll be sure to find something that appeals to everyone. Take the boat out on the calm waters of Crystal Lake, or just enjoy a day at the beach. From canoeing on Platte River to beach picnics to fishing at the Frankfort Pier, endless fun awaits for you right here!


Let the staff at Chimney Corners Resort help you plan your ideal lakefront wedding in Northern Michigan. An intimate ceremony and reception will give you and your guests an unforgettable experience. A catered meal, set up and coordination are all included in your package!


You can't get closer to nature than with a stay at Chimney Corners Resort. Pack a lunch and take a hike to 'the view' of Lake Michigan through the woods! See plenty of wildlife and glorious views along your way! Spend a day at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore to see of of the most unique beachfront areas in Michigan.


Whether you are casting your line into Crystal Lake or Lake Michigan, you are sure to enjoy a day full of reeling in trophy fish! Northern pike, brown trout and smallmouth bass are plentiful along the shores of Crystal Lake. Plus, a chartered fishing trip on Lake Michigan is sure to yield coho salmon, chinook salmon and walleye.


Enjoy a romantic vacation in Michigan at Chimney Corners Resort. You and your loved one can spend the day fishing on Lake Michigan, hiking in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore or canning on Platte River! You'll fall in love with each other while you fall in love with Chimney Corners Resort.

Pet Friendly

For those guests who prefer to travel with their favorite four-legged friend, Chimney Corners Resort allows dogs to stay with you in the guest cottages. Depending on the size of the unit and dog, up to two animals can stay at the resort. Just remember to keep your family pooch off the beach!


The beautiful Crystal Lake is perfect for water activities like swimming, boating, kayaking and more. If a bigger body of water is what you are looking for, Lake Michigan is just minutes away from Chimney Corners Resort. With two great options, you'll have trouble deciding which lake you prefer during your stay!


For an intimate honeymoon on the along the shores of Crystal Lake, make arrangements to celebrate your special getaway at Chimney Corners Resort. The West Hill apartments provide you with a cozy living space that features a fireplace and full kitchen. Enjoy a day of hiking through the Michigan wilderness, or simply unwind in your cozy accommodations together.

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

Beach and Bluff Cottages give you the perfect lakefront or lake view accommodations during your stay at Chimney Corners Resort. Featuring amenities like fireplaces, screened-in porches and full kitchens, these units give you a true home away from home feel for your next Michigan vacation.


During the winter or summer months, head to Michigan and enjoy your next holiday at Chimney Corners Resort! Go fishing on Lake Michigan during Memorial Day weekend or head to Sleeping Bear Dunes during Labor Day. You'll have the time of your life this next holiday vacation!

  • Basketball Court(s)
  • Cribs
  • Library
  • Pack N Play
  • Outdoor Playground
  • Tennis Court(s)
  • Alarm Clock
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deck
  • Fireplace
  • Full Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Picnic Tables
  • Refrigerator
  • Basketball
  • Photography
  • Shuffle Board
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Beach
  • Biking/Bicycling
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Boat Docks
  • Canoeing
  • Fire Pit(s)
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Sailing
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Nearest Airports

  • Cherry Capital Airport (TVC) / 30.9 miles
  • Wexford County Airport (CAD) / 48.3 miles
  • Antrim County Airport (ACB) / 53.6 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

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