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This once busy lumber town is now a four season recreational playground.

Lodging, Motels, Cabins, Cottages, Inns, and other Businesses in Big Bay. MI 

Big Bay Depot Lodge is located on Lake Independence, 23 miles north of Marquette, MI. The Historic Big Bay Depot, the original train station, houses 5 suites with a bedroom, sitting area, and kitchen. Great outdoor recreation in the area. On the ATV and snowmobile trail. Pets Welcome. Highway 550, Big Bay, Michigan 49808. Phone 906-345-9350.

Big Bay Lakeside Cottage, Big Bay, MI 49808. Phone 248-760-8560. Three bedroom rental cabin on the north side of Lake Independence. Sandy beach. Color TV & VCR. Deck and grill for cookouts. Small dock.

Dickerson House, Cedar cabin on Lake Independence sleeps up to 8. Handicap accessible, open year round. Full amenities including a gas fireplace. Full wall of glass facing north is perfect for watching the northern lights and lake activities. On the snowmobile trail. Attached heated garage.

Henrys Cabin in Big Bay MI. Phone: 906-345-9914. Cabin sleeps 4, wooded setting, access to Lake Independence. Fully equipped kitchen, open year round.

Independence Cottage on Lake Independence in Big Bay is open year round. This quaint remodeled lakeside cabin has 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. Deck overlooking the lake. Kitchen with dishwasher, washer and dryer, linens, gas fireplace, boat dock, and fire pit for evening gatherings. Adjacent to snowmobile trails. Pets by prior arrangement only. Phone: 906-345-9914

Lakeview Cottage on the north shore of Lake Independence is a cozy one-bedroom cottage with a loft. Wood-burning stove in the living area and a complete kitchen. Screened back porch and a deck for enjoying the view of the Huron Mountains and the woods and water. Listen to the loons calling and gaze at the fabulous starry sky at night. Enjoy fishing, swimming, and water sports in Lake Independence. Sand bottomed beach. Lakeview Cottage, W3737 KCC Road, Big Bay, MI 49808. Phone: 262-424-1793

Mark's Place, Serene Cabin on the Lake, Mailing address: 8070 CR 550, Marquette, MI 49855. Fully equipped cabin on Lake Independence will sleep 6. Kitchen includes microwave and dishwasher. Fireplace in living room. Washer and dryer. Private boat dock. Open year round.

Mountain View Lodge on the shores of Lake Independence has 4 bedrooms (2 bedrooms have a gas fireplace) with 2 bathrooms. Newly remodeled, the lodge has an open concept living area with a wood-burning fireplace and a complete kitchen with a dishwasher. Lake Independence is ideal for boating, fishing, and water sports. Enclosed sun porch for relaxing. Washer and dryer. Wonderful southern exposure offers an awesome view of the lake, sunrises, and the Huron Mountains. Sandy bottomed beach is shallow for the kids. Mountain View Lodge, W3737 KCB Road Big Bay, MI 49808. Phone: 262-424-1793

New Listing: Tracks End Caboose Rental on Lake Independence in Big Bay, MI. Stay in an authentic caboose from the 50s. Originally riding the rails on the LSI (Lake Superior and Ishpeming) Railroad it has been recently restored as a one bedroom rental cottage with Direct TV, Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and electric heat.  Nice flat lawn leads to the lake. Enjoy fishing, swimming, kayaking, hiking, mountain biking, and relaxing. Phone: 906-345-9644 or 262-424-1793

Tranquility Haven on Lake Superior in Big Bay, MI offers a variety of deluxe accommodations on beautiful Squaw Beach. Accommodations include the Fantasy Beach House that sleeps up to 14 guests, Bay View Cabin that sleeps up to 8 guests, and Bay View Suite for 4 guests. All accommodations have separate entrances with full kitchens and an outstanding view of Lake Superior, but can be combined for a larger group. Phone: 262-424-1793.

Camping at Perkins Park on Lake Independence, Big Bay, MI 49898, phone (906) 345-9353. Campground owned and operated by Marquette County. 72 campsites, 30 with full hook-ups, 9 electric only, and 33 with no hook-up. Restrooms, showers (handicap accessible), boat launch, fishing pier, swimming beach, playground, picnic area, dump station. Grocery store, gas station, restaurant and bait shop within walking distance. Pets must be on a leash. Multi night rates available. Call for reservations. Open May 15 to Sept. 15.


REAL ESTATE for Marquette County handles property from vacant lots to lighthouses in the Marquette and Big Bay area. Call Carol Brady, Associate Broker and Realtor with Select Realty in Marquette, Michigan, for all your real estate needs. We offer residential property, camps, cottages, waterfront, vacant land, and commercial property, including the lighthouse in Big Bay. Born in Marquette, Carol is very familiar with the Upper Peninsula and offers personal attention for buyers and sellers. Select Realty, 1901 West Ridge Street, Marquette, MI 49855. Phone Carol at: (906) 362-3152

Northern Michigan Land Brokers offers property in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Our office is located in Marquette but we feature a wide variety of waterfront, recreational, preservation, hunting tracks, and commercial properties, as well as cabins, cottages, and residential homes throughout the Upper Peninsula. We are a buyer-seller agency.  Contact one of our knowledgeable agents to find that property you have always desired. Northern Michigan Land Brokers, 2552 US 41 West, Suite 100, Marquette, MI 49855. Phone: 906-225-5263.

ATV Rentals at Marquette Power Sports. Phone: 906-228-4040

Boat Rentals:
Marquette Power Sports offers a large rental fleet of boats with delivery available to Big Bay. Open Tuesday through Saturday. Marquette Powersports, 4250 U.S. 41 West Marquette MI 49855 Phone: 906-228-4040.
Kayak Rentals of single and double kayaks, single and double sea kayaks, and canoes at Uncle Ducky Outdoors. 321 S. Lakeshore Blvd. Marquette, MI Phone: 877-228-5447

Lake Superior Sport Fishing. Charter Fishing on Lake Superior with licensed Captain Reid DeRosie. Fish for a variety of fish or a trophy Lake Trout at Stannard Rock. We offer charter fishing from Munising and Manistique a few times during the summer. Quality fishing gear provided. Fish the inland lakes early spring and fall. Sightseeing Trips and Sunset Cruises from Marquette Lower Harbor. Lake Superior Sport Fishing, Marquette, MI. Phone 906-360-1090

Marquette Power Sports is a full service dealer offering sales, certified service, parts, and rental machines in the central Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Sales of boats, pontoons, motors, ATV's, UTV's, snowmobiles, and motorcycles. Large rental fleet of boats, ATV's, and snowmobiles. Delivery available to Big Bay. New Location at 241 U. S. 41 East, Negaunee, MI 49866. Phone: 906-228-4040.

Sailing Cruise on Lake Superior, Marquette, MI. Superior Odyssey offers a variety of sailing adventures from a 2 hour local sail around Marquette to a two-day trip to the Pictured Rocks or the Huron Islands. Sail on the Historic 6 passenger Schooner Coaster II on majestic Lake Superior. The 58' Coaster II has sailed the oceans and offers a safe sail with a competent crew. Custom trips available for special events. Located at the Lower Harbor in Marquette. Phone: 906-361-3668

Superior Odyssey Ship's Store features mugs, T-Shirts, Hoodies, Knot Work, and Bear Pond Woodscraft created by Captain Niko Economides. Custom Woodwork includes Hand Carved Dove Tail Chests, Wall Cabinets, Sculptures, Furniture, plus much more. Stop by the Coaster II docked the Marquette Lower Harbor or Phone 906-361-3668

Snowmobile Rentals:
Marquette Power Sports is a full service dealer offering snowmobile rental with delivery available to Big Bay. Open Tuesday through Saturday. Marquette Powersports, 4250 U.S. 41 West Marquette MI 49855 Phone: 906-228-4040

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