If you have a rental property and would like to list it please send us an email  to mary@mmg.management or call (941) 744-5465  with any questions

or just print out and complete our   Advertising Form .


New Listings for the 2018 Season 


Schmidt-Rogers Management

Bobbi Jo Pyle - 231.941.0707




Farm house only 2 miles from Show Grounds 

Farm house only 2 miles down the road from the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival.  Home is a 2 Bedroom 1 bath farm house surrounded by mature Maples. Master bedroom has Log queen bed and 2nd bedroom has a Log bunkbed that consists of a Full and Twin bed.  Living room has a nice large leather couch.  Home is fully furnished.  All wood floors throughout and custom wood cabinets and trim.
Sits on 2.5 acres with a big centennial barn.  Approximately 1 acre is fenced with an electric horse fence and water lines are available in pasture.

Ryan Rieck ryruri@msu.edu


4 bedroom, 2.5 bath, with East Bay Sandy Beach Access - Sleeps 14

 With four bedrooms, two full baths, a half bath and a bonus room with an enchanting fireplace, the property accommodates 14 or more guests. 

The private wooded lot offers dynamic access to the very best of Northern Michigan; step onto miles of stunning hiking trails right from the backyard, enjoy waterfront access on East Bay and take a five-minute walk to bask on the area's sandy beaches or launch your boat from only a quarter of a mile away.  Enjoy world-class entertainment at Turtle Creek Casino and Grand Traverse Resort and Golf Course, both less than a five-minute drive away. Stock up on groceries and everything you need for your stay at Meijer, just 2 miles from the house.

The house boasts an open floor plan, large dining and built-in bar, large deck, alluring landscaping complete with a peaceful waterfall and pond. The private backyard offers the perfect gathering place around a firepit and under stylish Edison-bulb string lights. Additionally, the property is complete with cable TV, Wi-Fi, central air conditioning, water toys (including stand up paddle boards and a giant floating mat), washer and dryer, grill, tree hammocks and ample parking space in the driveway along with a two car garage, making it the perfect location to entertain or relax on your group getaway.

If interested, please contact Brenden Stark at brendenstark@outlook.com or 616-617-2665.   For pictures click here .


Spacious Walkout Ranch on 10 private acres but close to everything!

2.2 miles from the Flintfields Great Lakes Equestrian Festival and 10 minutes to Elk Rapids or Traverse City.  Newly updated kitchen and appliances,  This walkout ranch has 3 bedrooms upstairs (king, queen and bunkbed) and 2 bedrooms downstairs (king and bunkbed).  2.5 bathrooms upstairs and full bath downstairs. Sleeps 10 comfortably.  Mix of wood floors and carpet.  Bright, clean  and comfortable with great southern exposure!  Recently updated mattresses and linens.  Game room in walkout finished basement with ping pong, foosball, board games and lounging couches!   Laundry room with washer and dryer.  Cable TV and Wi-Fi.  Central air conditioning.  Beautiful treed lot with trails for hiking or biking.  Walk to the back of the property on the hill and watch amazing sunsets overlooking East Bay and Mission Point.   Large back deck with grill and plenty of outdoor seating. Outdoor fire pit and 2 car garage parking. Plenty of parking for cars, truck or trailers.

Please check out our VRBO page for more information.  To bypass VRBO and deal with me directly please call me first. 


Keith Schulte -  989-615-3236    keithschulte@hotmail.com



Cottage on Wheels
Reserve a spot at the Ever Flowing Waters Campround 1 mile from the show grounds (or any other campground in the TC area) and we will deliver, set up and maintain our beautiful RV, Cottage on Wheels.  This has worked perfectly for festival participants in the past.  Ideally, no more than 2 people for the stay.  
This 1996 Damon Challenger has been completely renovated and looks like a cottage on wheels.   When you arrive the RV will be all ready for you! We will also pick it up when your stay is done and we are available for your stay should you need us. A standard RV rental contract is required and will be handled directly with the host and guest.  No pets please.  Or smoking.  

See Airbnb link for photos and additional information.


Festival rate is $125 per night (does not include campground space).  

If interested please contact Kelly Kazmierski at kelly@kazcreative.net or 231.357.8551

Bayside Sunset - Rental
3,600 sq. ft. house sleeping 10 to 12 people (3 queen beds, 2 double beds and set of bunk beds) facing East Bay.  Rental is from Saturday to Saturday.  House is five miles from Flintfields Horse Park.  Property is wooded, with a Lake Michigan sandy beach.  Home is five star rated, spotless inside, incredible sunsets, patio with a barbecue grill, provided beach chairs and tables, beach towels, kitchen and bathroom supplies. 
Please visit my website baysidesunset.com
Judy Hahn Fishbeck - is the owner   231.941.8561     jihahn@charter.net 
NorthWatch Rentals, Home Monitoring & Concierge

Look no further for your housing options for the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival! Northwatch has a variety of homes available for the summer of 2018 from very high end to budget friendly and everything in between! More inventory is to be added in the coming weeks but don't hesitate to reserve your property now as they go quickly.

Please visit www.mynorthwatch.com to view all available properties.

Kelly Coy (231)360-3811 kcoy@mynorthwatch.com


Spacious Home Located in Traverse City

Beautiful spacious home located in Traverse City in a private area on 1.3 acres of land and only 10 minutes to downtown Traverse City and 8 miles to the popular Equestrian Festival in Williamsburg! The home features: 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, laundry room with washer/dryer, 2 living rooms, large open kitchen and dining room, office, porch with seating, huge 2 level deck with patio set, fire pit, grill, 2 car garage, koi pond, AC, cable, and WiFi.  We do not allow cats but are negotiable as to having a dog.  We have a doggie door that goes out into a 30x40 ft fenced in area for your dog with a dog house!. The home is fully furnished with all linens provided.  This is a GREAT home for those looking to get away for a weekend or coming to the Equestrian festival and would like a spacious home to occupy 6 people.

Weekly rental rate is $2300.    click here for photos

If interested, please contact Laura Gothrup @ (231) 409-0831 or  email at laura4772@hotmail.com

Large Home in Traverse City 12 Miles from Horse Show
  • 5 Bedrooms - Sleeps 10
  • 3 1/2 Bathrooms
  • Large Kitchen and Yard in Quiet Neighborhood
  • 3 Miles to downtown Traverse City (quick Uber/Lyft ride)
  • Lots of Parking and 4 Car Garage
  • Laundry Room
  • Main floor Master Bedroom suite and Upstairs Master Bedroom suite with 3 more upstairs bedrooms and another full bathroom upstairs
  • 6500 sq ft Home
  • Air Conditioning
New 5,000 foot plus Luxury Build

5 bedroom / 4.5 bathroom house (three dedicated private en suite bathrooms) 12 miles from Great Lakes Equestrian Festival Grounds. New 5000 foot plus luxury build. Great location, walking distance to many top restaurants, attractions & heart of TC. Sleeps 7-10 in beds (depending on couples vs singles mix). Very spacious luxury private home.

Please call for pictures, more details & pricing.  

Quinn Raftery   (231) 649-4998  quinnraftery@littlestill.com


Williamsburg Creek Cottage with Elk Lake Access

Share this Private 3 bedroom home with its Owner along Williamsburg Creek.  Less than 6 miles East of Flintfield Horse Park.  Your choice of Queen Bed Master Suite and/or Twin Bunk Bed Suite with Loft.  Both with private bath and walk-in closet.  Share large cathedral ceiling living room, dining/sun room with deck overlooking creek, kitchen, laundry and half-bath.  One plus acres with space for storage in concrete floor barn.  Elk Lake access a short walk away. Prefer one female adult in party.  Email interest and questions to Nancy at skielklake@yahoo.com with subject: Cottage

Remodeled and Updated 1- Bedroom Resort Condo, 3 miles from Horse Show! 

  • 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom walkout level condo on the Spruces Golf Course
  • Sleeps 4 with a new queen bed and new sleeper sofa in the living room.
  • Newly remodeled modern beach décor with full kitchen, new floors, lots of closet space, small deck, fireplace, central air, internet, cable and fully stocked for comfort! 
  • Coin Laundry facilities nearby in the building.
  • Plenty of parking for large vehicles readily available.
  • Rents Sunday-Sunday only.
  • Click HERE for photos.
Contact Amy @ (231) 392-1691 or northway5536@gmail.com for available dates and more info


Spacious country home in beautiful Northern Michigan in a private setting. Perfect location for a vacation or staycation! Just moments away from The Great Lakes Equestrian Festival, Traverse City  home to the National Cherry Festival and Film Festival, Elk Rapids home to Harbor Days.
After a busy day at the festivals or on the great beaches both areas are known for, come home to  relax on the deck with friends and family, where views of deer, wild turkey and other wildlife are a daily occurrence.

View the listing below  https://abnb.me/EVmg/qgtV2VShkK

For more information contact:   Ida Reed    231.645.2014     bigh_rentals@yahoo.com    


Enjoy peaceful time away in this ranch style home, with views and shared access of Elk Lake. Partake in all the festivals, and then retreat to this beautiful private home.  This beautiful home has an open living room and kitchen, complete with breakfast bar and access to the wrap around deck are perfect for cooking/grilling and entertaining with fiends and family.  It is located just 16 miles from downtown Traverse City for the Cherry Festival and Film Festivals. Within 5 min. of the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival. Boat launches to Elk and Skegemog lakes are also just minutes away. The quaint town of Elk Rapids is 10 mi. away and features one of the best beaches in the area.

There is plenty of sleeping accommodations with 6 bedrooms 3 on each level, all with new queen size beds,  2 & 3/4 bathrooms. Perfect location for local family getaway or your vacation destination.

View property here:  https://t.vrbo.io/fVKR/7QWBQuHikK

Contact: Ida Reed   231.645.2014      bigh_rentals@yahoo.com



 Modern studio in the heart of Traverse City. 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps 2 (one full size bed).

 This NEW studio features hardwood floors and all new furnishings.  A full size bed with a brand new luxury foam mattress awaits you after a long day. Lay back and relax and watch TV on the large flat screen that can be put on an angle for optimal bedroom area viewing. Modern furnishings with a soft white leather sectional is a relaxing area to sit and unwind.  The kitchen area features granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances and a unique dining bar with two white stools. Additional amenities include cable, wi-fi, AC and washer/dryer. TAVR offers a full line of concierge services for our Horse Show customers. Including, but not limited to: nannies, boat rentals, shopping, cleaning services and more!


 Traverse Area Vacation Rentals (231) 421-5525 sales@tavronline.com


Brand New Crisp Country Home

Brand New Crisp Country Home – built in 2017 – Just 2 miles from FlintFields – minutes to several public beaches as well as boat launches.   Dates available July 5th through July 28th and August 4th through August 25th. Home is over 3700 square feet with four bedrooms, three bathrooms and a wrap around deck overlooking the 10 acre property that is ideal to see sunrises and sunsets. Central air, 6 plus person hot tub, fire pit stocked for your first fire, spa like master bathroom, additional kitchenette in walk out basement, 3 car garage – ability to park one car, two with prior arrangements. Pets allowed.

Vicki Beam (231)883-5580, vickibeam@gmail.com, www.vrbo.com/1094848


7 Stall Barn / 2 Bedroom Apt for Lease

Need a place to stay and keep some tagalong horses during the show? This beautiful 7 stall barn with attached 2 bedroom Apt is available for lease during the summer months of 2018.  Cable, WiFi, fully equipped kitchen, laundry room, 2 minute walk to Elk Lake public access, 5 minute drive to Torch Lake sand bar and a 15 minute drive to the Flint Fields show grounds are part of this paradise.  This is a gorgeous property.  

Please contact cindyshanghai2004@yahoo.com for more info.



Executive condo in downtown Traverse City with private parking and entrance. 1 Bedroom, 1.5 Bathrooms, sleeps 4 (1 queen size bed and a sofa sleeper).

Park in the garage and take the elevator to your executive condo.

Enjoy this upper floor unit with views of the Traverse City.  Hardwood floors throughout and a beautiful gas fireplace in the living room.  The living room has lots of seating and a sofa sleeper for additional accommodations.  A stocked kitchen, with a large island, is full of all the items needed for cooking and entertaining. The dining area is beautifully surrounded by bay windows and brings in lots of natural light.  A great place to start and end your day! The bedroom features a queen size bed as well as a private balcony. Additional amenities include cable, wi-fi, AC and washer/dryer. TAVR offers a full line of concierge services for our Horse Show customers. Including, but not limited to: nannies, boat rentals, shopping, cleaning services and more!


Traverse Area Vacation Rentals (231) 421-5525 sales@tavronline.com


Lakemore Retreat: Cottage, Lodge & Cabin

Lakemore Retreat is a premier resort nestled on the shores of the crystal clear waters of Arbutus Lake. With three tastefully designed and furnished luxury homes, it's a perfect destination for families, couples, or groups visiting Norther Michigan for Great Lakes Equestrian Festival. Enjoy the many benefits of this all sports inland lake where the 395 acres are swimmable from May until October, the fishing is plentiful and the conditions are perfect for many water sports including kayaking, stand up paddleboarding, water skiing and tubing, all while being minutes away from Traverse City’s restaurants, shops, wineries, golf and more. www.lakemoreretreat.com

Lakemore retreat collectively sleeps up to 33; Lakemore Cottage: 12, Lakemore Lodge: 12, Lakemore Cabin: 9
Contact information: 231-947-6673 or info@lakemoreretreat.com



2 Bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, sleeps 6 (two queen size beds & a murphy bed).

Centrally located unit with private balcony, gas fireplace, vaulted ceilings, granite throughout the kitchen and bathrooms and beautiful hardwood floors. The unit is exceptionally clean with all brand new furnishings! This is a beautiful two story condo with a large open floor plan.  Built VERY sound proof with noise barriers between the units and all the upgrades most builders leave behind....this is a "top notch" unit!
The upstairs houses 2 bedrooms.  The large bedroom features a queen size bed, as well as a Murphy bed, large closets and a full size bathroom located across the hallway. The second bedroom has a queen size bed as well as a private bathroom. Additional amenities include cable, wi-fi, AC and washer/dryer. TAVR offers a full line of concierge services for our Horse Show customers. Including, but not limited to: nannies, boat rentals, shopping, cleaning services and more!


Traverse Area Vacation Rentals (231) 421-5525 sales@tavronline.com


The Kline Farmhouse

3.8 miles from Flintfields and the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival!  Charming and bright, this centennial farmhouse was completely renovated in 2016.  4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths.  Sleeps 8-10 comfortably.  All new flooring, appliances and linens.  Decorated in Pottery Barn style. New memory foam mattresses in each room.  Washer/dryer.  Cable TV and Wi-Fi.  Central air conditioning.  Completely stocked with everything you will need!  Lots of outdoor space with large covered porch, back deck and fire pit.  Property sits on 15 acres. 


Joy Dean  231.409.1291   mickeyjoydean@att.net


Rennie Lake

13 miles from Flintfields Horse Park. Recently remodeled gorgeous home offering 3 bedrooms (huge master suite on lower walkout level) , 2 full baths, fireplace, extensive decking, 104' private frontage with dock, swim raft.   Plenty of parking available. Sleeps 12.  Weekly Sunday to Sunday.

 www.homeescape.com/42119592  or vrbo.com/813455

Chris Creamer    email:  chrisinarg1@gmail.com


Visit Up North Vacation Rentals

We manage homes and condos of all different sizes throughout the Traverse City area for nightly, weekly, or monthly rentals. We have rentals located 15 minutes or less from Flintfields and are happy to find you great lodging for during the festival!

 For information visitupnorth.com

Visit Up North Vacation Rentals

(231) 922-8922   or go to   www.visitupnorth.com

We respond to emails between 9am-5pm, Mon-Fri, but online booking is always available!


Village of Elk Rapids

Only 8.9 miles to Flintfields Horse Park.  This home offers 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bath, hardwood floors, washer/dryer.  Sleeps 6-8 with 1 king, 1 full, 1 set of bunk beds and 1 full size pull out couch.  Offering flexible begin and end rental dates from mid-June to July 31st.  $2,500 per week with a minimum of 2 consecutive week rental. 

For more information and photos click here.

Scott Moore - Realtor 231-883-8977  moorescott518@gmail.com


Blue Heron Lodge
4BR/3BA,  Sleeps 14, Private Arbutus Lake Frontage
12mi/18min from show grounds
Jennifer Russell    231.668.6303     Jenn@traversenorth.com
Loons Landing
2BR/1BA, Sleeps 6, Private Spider Lake Frontage
12mi/18min from show grounds
Jennifer Russell    231.668.6303     Jenn@traversenorth.com
Torch Lake Bunkhouse

Second level Studio living quarters with views of beautiful Torch Lake! Perfect for a weekend getaway but has enough amenities to stay the week. Ideal location if you are attending the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival. Also, close to Elk Rapids, Turtle Creek Casino and 30 minutes to Traverse City. Complete full kitchen with coffee maker, dishwasher, oven, microwave and refrigerator.

1 King Bed, 2 Queen Beds, 3 XL twin bunks and 1 Queen pull out sofa couch. TV's with Cable, WIFI, Air conditioning and stackable washer /dryer unit.

Linens are included. No pets. No Smoking. https://www.vrbo.com/1257637

Sue Meacham 248-255-5601  torchproperty@gmail.com


New Home built in 2017

2 miles from show grounds,  4 bedroom, 3 bath - sleeps 11 - 3444 sq ft.

Pets allowed.  www.vrbo.com/1109058

Rachel Steelman - 231-218-3010  steelmanbrothers@yahoo.com


Condo at the Shores

Only 4 miles from FlintFields.  Quaint one bedroom one bath ground level condo.  Sleeps up to four.  Private beach with lounge chairs, just a stroll down the path over the creek. Watch the sunset then relax on the condos back patio. All amenities needed for your fun vacation on site. Including boat, Paddleboard, and water trampoline rentals. 
Please book through Airbnb.   https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/20026513?s=51
Crystal Clark - 231-421-5097


New – 3 bedroom 3 full bath on 10 acres – Williamsburg 

click for 2018 rental nformation and photos

1.4 miles from Flintfields, beautiful master bedroom with spa-like master bath. Hardwood floors throughout and central air.  Sleeps up to 10.

Kara Peck – kara@traverseanimalhospital.com   231.590.4584


Twin Palms Properties

Beautiful 5 bedroom, 3.5 Bath home with over 3100sq ft of living space on Lake Skegemog that sleeps up to 18.  7 Miles from Flintfields Horse Park.  We also have a pole barn that could be used to help store equipment for an additional fee.  Please visit our VRBO page or e-mail us with questions.  TwinPalmsMi@gmail.com  VRBO #1226698 :  https://www.vrbo.com/1226698
Paradise Vacation Rentals
2 & 3 Bedroom Luxury Condos Located a the Grand Traverse Resort Just 5 miles from the Flintfields Horse Park
See pictures and listing details on Home Away / VRBO
www.//cas.homeaway.com  3 bedroom listing #1150839 / 2 bedroom listing #1112240
Rick Taylor 231.590.2530    rdt@pvr4tc.com



Country Inns and Suites by Carlson

Jennifer Bovee  - jennifer.bovee@tccountryinns.com

Reservations: 231.941.0208



Traverse Bay Inn

231.938.2646 reservations



Park Place Hotel

Lisa Monache - dos@park-place-hotel.com

231.946.5196 / Reservations: 231.946.5000

 Fairfield Inn Traverse City

Ric Heller - ric.heller@nmhmhotels.com

Main line: 231.922.7900



Nick Trahair - nick@americinntc.com

Main: 231.938.0288


Grand Traverse Resort and Spa

Group Reservations & Conference Accommodations

Reservations: 1.800.236.1577


Courtyard by Marriott

Tracy Mccutcheon - tracy.mccutcheon@marriott.com

Reservations: 231.929.1800


Sleep Inn


Main: 231.938.7000


Quality Inn

Pam - tcqualityinn@gmail.com

231.929.4423 / Reservations: 1.877.329.1538


Cherry Tree Inn

Kristin Toedebusch - kristin@cherrytreeinn.com

231.778.9022 / Reservations: 1.800.439.3093


All Seasons Resort, Kalkaska

Bob Murray - Coldwell Banker

231-392-8686 – Tim Ellis, Manager



Hampton Inn – 800.426.7866


Hawk’s Eye Golf Resort (Bellaire) 888.275.0100


Ranch Rudolf 231.947.9529


Shanty Creek Resorts (Bellaire) 800.678.4111




Camper Spots with weekly pump-out available on the show grounds. Availability is limited email: susie@mmg.management

Ever Flowing Waters Campground

Located 1.1 mile from show

Dennis Penney   231.938.0933