Looking for a great Vacation Rental or Cottage in Northern
Michigan? If you haven’t visited Benzie County, you’ve missed out on
one of the most scenic areas in "Pure Michigan".
Platte Lake Resort 2 offers a comfortable home base for
all the activities you’ll want to experience during your
vacation at the edge of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.
We offer cozy affordable vacation rentals. Beach houses with
screened in porches, decks and fireplaces. Cottage descriptions are
2013 Summer Openings:
2013 Fall Openings:
Oct 5- all cottages
Bring your fishing gear for Steelhead Trout. Platte River flows
through Big Platte Lake and Brown, Rainbow and Brook Trout are
plentiful. Pick Morel Mushrooms in the countless acres of nearby
State Forest or Sleeping Bear Dunes Park area.
Summer offers a wide variety of activities. Play
in the 2500 acres of Big Platte Lake. You can swim, sail, water ski,
take a canoe trip down the Platte River to scenic Lake Michigan, or
bask in the sun.
Spend time on the beaches of Lake Michigan. You
won’t find high rise buildings along the shores of the National
Instead, you'll enjoy the sand of the dunes, the sound of the waves and sea gulls, and you’ll take
in the awesome views of Sleeping Bear Dunes and the Manitou Islands.
Artists—bring your easels!
Spend leisure hours pan fishing in Big Platte Lake. You’ll find a
variety of fish to hook—bass, perch, walleye, pike, catfish and many
more. Platte Lake Resort 2 has fish cleaning facilities for your big
catch! If you enjoy the game of golf, Benzie County has several courses
nearby to enjoy. During your stay at Platte Lake Resort 2, you’ll
certainly want to visit Sleeping Bear
Dunes and take in a sunset or two at the shores of Lake Michigan.
Interlochen Music Camp is 15
minutes away. Plan an evening enjoying a famous musician. The new
Betsie Valley Trail now
extends from Frankfort to Thompsonville. If you’re a biking
enthusiast—you’ll love the peaceful ride through the woods and along the
shores of Crystal Lake.
Area Interests Page for information on other activities such as
wineries, boat rentals, golf courses, restaurants, charter fishing and
Fall is Salmon Fishing time at Platte Lake Resort 2.
Thousands of Coho, Chinook, and Atlantic Salmon are taken in Platte Bay
and Platte River each year. Platte Lake Resort 2 has fish cleaning and
freezing facilities. Fall is also hunting time. The area abounds with
deer and small game. In October, you’ll want to take in the beauty of
Fall Colors in Benzie County and the surrounding area in Northern
Michigan. We are located 1/2 mile from Scenic M-22. Colors peak along
the lakeshore the middle of October.
Plan your next vacation in Benzie County -- we have only one stop