The great state of Michigan is a lovely destination for visitors. While Michigan is cold about 9 months of the year (seriously), the three summer months are prime time for getting on the water. Michigan is shaped like a mitten and surrounding that mitten is water. Fun fact! Michigan’s 3,288-mile coastline, is the longest freshwater coastline in the United States
This upper Midwest state is located in what’s called the Great Lakes Region. Michigan is surrounded by some of the biggest freshwater lakes in North America. Can you name all 5 Great Lakes? Use the acronym HOMES to remember — Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, and Superior. Boat rental in Michigan is available with Click&Boat. We have plenty of vessels ranging in size and purpose for cruising around the Great Lakes.
We could write a novel on all of the boating destinations in Michigan thanks to its 3,288-mile coastline. During the summer, visitors and locals flock to the coasts to enjoy the freshwater lakes that surround the state. You don’t need to have a boat to enjoy Michigan. Click&Boat offers boat rentals to help you get on the water. Here are some of the best boating destinations in Michigan:
That’s like asking how much does it cost to stay in a hotel in Michigan? It’s a big state. And it varies! Boat rental price in Michigan depends on what you’re looking for — Click&Boat offers peer-to-peer motorboats, sailboats, catamarans, and yacht rentals in Michigan.
If you opt into hiring a captain or crew, it might cost a little extra than if you choose to rent a bareboat. The addition of water toys, length of charter, age/model of the boat all affect the price of a Michigan boat rental. On average, Michigan motorboat rentals start at $2,000/day for 16 passengers and sailboat charters start at $1,200/day for 6 guests.
As we mentioned, Michigan is a huge state. So there are a number of harbors scattered around the coastline. On the east coast of the state, you have Lexington State Harbor and Harbor Beach. If you travel north, there’s Straits State Harbor and Bay Harbor Lake Marina. And on the west side of Michigan are Frankfort Harbor and Safe Harbor Great Lakes. Boaters visiting Michigan are bound to find a harbor with boat rentals during the summer months in Michigan. Check Click&Boat’s website to find something that fits your needs.
Michigan is a very seasonal state. Summer, Fall, Winter, and Spring are clearly defined by the drastic change in temperatures. It’s best to separate this list into seasons as you wouldn’t go boating on an icy lake…. Would you? Nah, save boating for the summer if you know what’s best.
Click&Boat offers boat rentals with a captain in Michigan! When you rent a boat with a captain, you can enjoy more of the boating adventure without worrying about navigation, anchorage, docking, or boating laws in the state. The Great Lakes are huge! So they can be tricky to navigate if you’re unfamiliar with the area.
A captain and/or crew may come as an additional cost to your rental, depending on the size of the boat, the number of crew, and other possible requests. Enjoy your private boat rental in Michigan for a full day or half a day, and don’t worry about the hassle of navigating the vessel!