Stay in an Airbnb houseboat this summer on Lake Ann which is near Traverse City, Michigan.

If you're looking to unplug and experience an intimate outdoor getaway, this Airbnb houseboat will be right up your alley.

You'll seriously stay on the water in what the hosts call "The Loveboat Retreat." It's a super tiny houseboat that comes equipped with a dry kitchen, a double murphy bed, a small onboard toilet, and lots of outdoor deck space.

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Can You Drive the Houseboat?

Yes, you'll be the captain of this little functioning houseboat. You can take it into the middle of Lake Ann to do some swimming or fishing. If you'd prefer, you can do nothing at all, just float around and chill.

There's also a base camp and dock where you keep the houseboat when you're not floating around the lake. At the base camp, there's a porta-potty, outdoor shower, and even a firepit.

I would love to sit on the deck of that houseboat at night and just watch the stars. I bet the middle of Lake Ann is perfect for stargazing.

How Much Does it Cost?

To stay in the Airbnb houseboat, it's only $125 per night. Keep in mind, there's only room for two people.

Where is Lake Ann?

Lake Ann, Michigan is a little village about 15 minutes west of Traverse City and 15 minutes East of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

Earlier this month, I rented an Airbnb for the first time ever when we went to the I-500 in Sault Ste. Marie. It's 100% the way to go, I don't think I'd want to stay in a hotel ever again.

Float on a Lake Near Traverse City in This Airbnb Houseboat

Stay on the water in this tiny but unique Airbnb houseboat that sits on Lake Ann.

Enjoy a Pure Michigan Vacation on This Houseboat AIrBnb

Everyone knows there's nothing quite like summertime in Michigan. From the dunes to the lakes, and everything else in-between, Michigan has it all. If you are looking to change up your usual summer stay away, why not try a little houseboat life? Known as the "Floathaus of Saugatuck", this Airbnb is an actual houseboat on the water near Saugatuck on the west side of the state. Located in the Tower Marina, the house has 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom to sleep 4 comfortably. Guests will also enjoy a waterfront pool and park, kayaks, and be able to grill out on those amazing summer nights. The houseboat won't be able to set sea but trust us when we say, you will love every minute while staying docked. Take a look inside!

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