On Lake Milakokia
Seasonal: Last week in May through the end of September
Lodging at Ruby Bay Cottages on Milakokia Lake near Gould City, MI, only 55 miles west of the Mackinac Bridge in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
We offer three well-built cottages on Ruby Bay on the northeast side of Lake Milakokia, a quiet lake of few residents. Our waterfront has a beach with a sandy bottom that is ideal for the children and there is a dock for fishing, sunning, or watching the sunsets.
The living room has dish TV with a VCR and we have some video tapes available.
The kitchen is fully equipped with a microwave oven, gas stove, refrigerator, coffee maker, pots, pans, and dishes. The cottages have gas heat for those cool evenings.
A 14' aluminum rowboat comes with each cottage for fishing and enjoying the lake. Please bring your own life vests and all-weather clothing. We offer an electric trolling motor for rent at $50.00 per week. Milakokia Lake is a large 2000 acre lake where you might catch Walleye, Perch, Bass, or Northern Pike. Delicious cooked on the grill, but don't forget your Michigan fishing license.
We are conveniently located only 10 miles from Curtis for shopping, restaurants, and a laundromat.
While you are vacationing at Ruby Bay Cottages you might like to visit the Seney National Wildlife Refuge. Stop by the Seul Choix Lighthouse, Museum, and Gift Shop, some say this lighthouse is haunted. There are casinos in Bay Mills or in Manistique.
If you would like to take a day trip to Paradise, you can visit the Whitefish Point Lighthouse, the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, the Whitefish Point Bird Observatory, and the Crisp Point Lighthouse Tower on Lake Superior. You might like to take a ride on the Toonerville Trolley and Riverboat Trip, visit beautiful Taquahmenon Upper and Lower Falls, or drive up to Sault Ste. Marie and see the Soo Locks as ships from all over the world pass through the locks.
Pets welcome with prior approval. $25 per dog per stay.
Rates: $475.00 per week
Check-in after 3 p.m.
Off-Season: Phone: 248-398-7479
Directions; From the Lower Peninsula, take I-75 over the Mackinac Bridge and take exit 344B (Highway US-2 west). Go 55 miles west to East Milakokia Lake Road, turn south 1 mile to Ruby Bay Cottages.
* Rates subject to change without notice
Photos: Ruby Bay
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