Watervale Inn

A Northern Michigan Tradition

Since 1917, families have gathered at Watervale Inn.  Generations of families return year after year to reconnect with family and friends. With our vintage cottages and incredible natural setting that includes a mile of shoreline on both Lake Michigan and Lower Herring Lake, Watervale has provided generations with Northern Michigan vacation rentals, a gathering spot that is a constant in this ever-changing world.

Plan your Summer Vacation

The Watervale Inn hotel is one of our many northern Michigan vacation rentals.

Between the Inn, the Annex, and all the Cottages, Watervale has 21 available buildings. Please visit the cottages page to view our Northern Michigan vacation rentals.

Explore the Cottages

The Annex at Watervale Inn is one of our many Northern Michigan vacation rentals.
Photo Tour

Learn a bit more about the sleepy town of Watervale, see the sandy streets, vintage cottages, and lake views. Imagine pulling up an Adirondack chair, sipping some iced tea, watching the day slip away.

See the Town


Watervale is a great place to soak up Northern Michigan. We have a number of family-friendly options from Volleyball and Shuffle Board to Kayaks and Canoes.

Discover the Possibilities