Family-Friendly Vacation Destination
U.P. Sunrise Cottages consists of nine quiet, cozy lakefront cottages in the heart of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, on spring-fed Farmers Lake. Let us be your family-friendly vacation destination, or your home base for exploring all the U.P. has to offer! Open year-round.
We are near NMU and Marquette, but well outside of town, and close to Sawyer International Airport (MQT).
- Bedding and bath towels
- Fully equipped kitchens
- Deck with a view of Farmer Lake
- High-speed internet with Wi-Fi and smart TV
- Charcoal grill and grill tools
- Picnic table
- Access to many resort activities
- Parking at your cottage
- Most dogs allowed
- Additional parking options for boat, ORV, or snowmobile trailer parking
- Sandy beach
- Swimming and Aquapark (approximately June 7 – Labor Day)
- Use of all non-motorized boats (kayaks, tandem kayaks, kid kayaks, paddle boards, paddle boats, canoes, row boats)
- Pontoon boat available for rental
- Life jackets provided
- Campfire pits – firewood and roasting sticks provided
- Lounge chairs, Zero-gravity chairs, hammock chair
- Boat launch, fishing dock, and fish cleaning station
- Basketball hoop and tetherball
- Yard games and carpetball
- Paved driveway for biking, rollerblading, etc.
Popular Area Attractions:
- Pictured Rocks in Munising (an hour drive)
- Glass-bottomed boat and kayak tours
- Hiking and beaches
- Marquette (half hour drive)
- Hiking, mountain biking, beaches, shopping, etc.
- Further away: Big Bay, Kitch-iti-kipi, Copper Harbor, Porcupine Mountains, Tahquamenon Falls, Fayette
- Winter activities
- Cross country skiing
- Downhill skiing
- Ice Fishing
- Ice Climbing
Extended Stay Options:
- Business travelers
- Digital nomads / work from anywhere
- Temporary lodging when buying / selling a home
- Travel nurses
We Hope to See You Soon!
Watch the sun come up with a warm cup of coffee, go for an early morning paddle, and take advantage of the areas’ many attractions and local restaurants! Come back to relax with a book on the beach, watch your kids play for hours on the aquapark, and end the day with s’mores over the campfire! We want you to feel right at home and have an amazing family vacation with us! Come and catch a sunrise with us!