Higgins Lake - 6th most beautiful lake in the World! Features a large sandy beach, two docks, we have waterfront - lakefront cottages and more. All rentals include use of the large private sandy beach. We have canoes, kayaks and paddles at no charge to our guests. Bring a boat and we will have a boat slip and hoist at no charge. The various cabin rentals all are located walking distance of each other and the beach, making them an excellent stay for large groups and families. We have cottages and cabins for rent at a great resort. Traverse City has nothing on us! Best Resort Value at Higgins Lake..so says a local marketing firm. We are only 45 minutes away from Traverse City. Higgins Lake is only 60 minutes away from Petoskey, 90 minutes from Mackinaw Island, St. Ignace and Mackinaw City. All great one day trips from Higgins Lake. We'd love to have you at the lake, cottages for rent and resort at Higgins Lake.