Big Star Cottage
This is a beautiful and comfortable cottage! We were thrilled to find it better than the description upon arrival. It is very well maintained and it is obvious the owners take great pride in it, as they should! We didn't use the lower level bed, but the other mattresses were quite comfortable and made with flannel sheets and a comforter. Our kids 5 & 9 thought it was awesome, they enjoyed playing in the lake, fishing and stargazing on the deck before bed. We brought our fishing boat along and put in at the public launch just 5 minutes down the road. I would recommend bringing an extra fan if you are a hot sleeper, we did and were glad as it was high 80's and humid our last night. Otherwise the cabin cooled nicely at night.We drove to the beach to set up and then rode bikes back and forth during the day, perfect! When we arrived there was a five-lined skink sunning itself on the lower patio, amazing to see, even cooler was its tail had been snipped off! There were plenty of whitetail deer in the woods when we went for ice cream at night as well. M-37 Meats is a must, they have amazing cuts of meat and really good jerky, even some farm fresh produce. Rays ice cream is another great local business, very nice people. We loved our stay and hope to make it back again! Thank you!
Big Star Lake Cottage Centrally Located In Manistee National Forest