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Six-Lakes is a small community located in Montcalm County in the southwest region of the state, right at the junction of M-66 and M-46. Named after a chain of six lakes in the area, which are located just to the north of town, the Six Lakes region is known for its' mid-summer celebration called the "Six Lakes Jubilee." The lakes can be accessed from the town of Six Lakes by following Nevins Street just one block east of the Post Office to the Township Park. As a part of Montcalm County, which is mostly a rural area and known for its' agriculture, especially potato production, Six Lakes has also become a popular tourist spot with its' picturesque countryside and easy accessibility to the lakes. There are also many beautiful county parks and state game areas in the Six Lakes region. It's well known for its' great fishing, but also offers hiking, biking, inner tubing, canoeing, swimming, water skiing, camping and birdwatching. Two of "Golf Magazine's Top 100 Courses in America" are located in the nearby Big Rapids region. Six Lakes has an easy, small town atmosphere and makes a nice family vacation destination, for anyone looking for some peace and quiet away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Surrounding areas: Canadian Lakes, Michigan (13.5 mi), Mecosta, Michigan (14.2 mi), Greenville, Michigan (17.9 mi), Stanwood, Michigan (18.4 mi), Carson City, Michigan (22.9 mi), Rockford, Michigan (29.5 mi), White Cloud, Michigan (32.4 mi)

Six Lakes Vacation Rentals

Six Lakes Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Super 8 Motel of Edmore1106 E Main StEdmore, MI5.9 mi.(866) 550-8838
Americinn Lodge & Suites2525 W Washington StGreenville, MI18.2 mi.(616) 754-4500
Fairfield Inn By Marriot2525 S University Park DrMT Pleasant, MI21.7 mi.(989) 775-5000
Super 8 Motel2323 S Mission StMount Pleasant, MI21.9 mi.(989) 773-8888
Comfort Inn - MT Pleasant2424 S MSNMT Pleasant, MI22.2 mi.(989) 772-4000
Baymont Inn-mt Pleasant5858 E Pickard StMT Pleasant, MI23.5 mi.(989) 775-5555
Best Western Inn5770 E Pickard StMT Pleasant, MI23.5 mi.(989) 772-1101
Microtel Inn5500 E PickardMt Pleasant, MI23.5 mi.(989) 772-7777
Hampton Inn5205 E Pickard RdMT Pleasant, MI24.1 mi.(989) 772-5500
Comfort Inn - Alma3110 W MonroeAlma, MI24.2 mi.(989) 463-4400
Soaring Eagle Inn & Conference Center5665 E Pickard RdMount Pleasant, MI24.6 mi.(989) 772-2905
Country Inn & Suites15344 Waldron WayBig Rapids, MI25.2 mi.(231) 527-9000
Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference Center1005 Perry StBig Rapids, MI25.2 mi.(231) 796-4400
Super 8 Motel845 Water Tower RdBig Rapids, MI25.2 mi.(800) 800-8000

Six Lakes Weather & Climate

Michigan enjoys four distinct seasons and there is a saying that goes, "if you don't like the weather, wait a day and it will change." This is because the state is nearly surrounded by water, and the climate is influenced both by warm, humid air coming up from the Gulf of Mexico, and cold, dry air from the Arctic. The central region of the Lower Peninsula has warm summers with precipitation in the form of showers and thunderstorms. The climate is somewhat influenced by a "lake effect," which helps keep temperatures mild during the summer and increases the moisture content in the air throughout the year. In the winter, this moisture condenses as snow as it reaches the land, creating heavy snowfalls in some areas, known as "snow squalls" on the downwind shores of the lakes. Showers and thunderstorms are common in the spring and summer, and fall is often the sunniest time of the year in Michigan.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 29°F 12°F 1.64 in. -
February 32°F 14°F 1.38 in. -
March 43°F 23°F 2.16 in. -
April 57°F 33°F 2.85 in. -
May 70°F 44°F 2.83 in. -
June 78°F 53°F 3.21 in. -
July 82°F 57°F 2.49 in. -
August 80°F 56°F 3.60 in. -
September 72°F 48°F 3.40 in. -
October 60°F 37°F 2.82 in. -
November 45°F 28°F 2.55 in. -
December 33°F 18°F 2.03 in. -

Six Lakes Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Gerald R Ford International airport (GRR) located about 42 miles southwest of Six Lakes in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the Capital City airport (LAN) located approximately 52 miles southeast of Six Lakes in Lansing, Michigan, the Mbs International airport (MBS) located roughly 54 miles east of Six Lakes in Saginaw, Michigan, and finally the Muskegon County airport (MKG) located around 57 miles west of Six Lakes in Muskegon, Michigan.

Six Lakes Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Michigan's AdventureMuskegonMI56.8 mi.
Funland Amusement ParkShelby TownshipMI60.9 mi.
Deer Acres Storybook ParkPinconningMI66.3 mi.
Water Parks
Splash Family Water ParkGrand RapidsMI41.2 mi.
Michigan's Wild Water Adventure Water ParkMuskegonMI56.8 mi.
Andersen Water ParkSaginawMI60.2 mi.
Full Blast - Flash Flood/Gully WasherBattle CreekMI76.3 mi.
Waterford Oaks County ParkWaterfordMI101.4 mi.
Golf Courses
Edmore Golf CourseEdmoreMI6.3 mi.
Brookside Golf CourseGowenMI14.3 mi.
Links at Bowen LakeGowenMI14.3 mi.
Holland Lake Golf CourseSheridanMI15.4 mi.
Birchwood Golf CourseHoward CityMI15.8 mi.
Crystal Golf CourseCrystalMI16.6 mi.
GlenKerry Golf CourseGreenvilleMI18.3 mi.
Pilgrims Run Golf ClubPiersonMI18.8 mi.
Whitefish Lake Golf ClubPiersonMI18.8 mi.
Pines at Lake IsabellaWeidmanMI20.0 mi.
Iron Horse Golf Course at Double R Ranch ResortBeldingMI23.4 mi.
Ridgeview Golf ClubBeldingMI23.4 mi.
Winding Brook Golf ClubShepherdMI24.0 mi.
Cedar Chase Golf ClubCedar SpringsMI24.6 mi.
Falcon Head Golf CourseBig RapidsMI24.7 mi.
Katke Golf ClubFerris State UniversityBig RapidsMI24.7 mi.
Meceola Country ClubBig RapidsMI24.7 mi.
Riverview Highlands Golf CourseRiverviewMI25.1 mi.
Hidden Oaks Golf CourseSaint LouisMI27.7 mi.
Overbrook Golf CourseMiddletonMI28.3 mi.
Gratiot Country ClubIthacaMI29.2 mi.
North Star Golf & Country ClubIthacaMI29.2 mi.
Brae Side Golf Course at Cortland HillsRockfordMI29.5 mi.
North Kent Golf CourseRockfordMI29.5 mi.
Ski Areas
Riverview HighlandsRiverviewMI25.3 mi.
Pando Ski CenterRockfordMI29.5 mi.
Cannonsburg Ski AreaCannonsburgMI30.3 mi.
Apple MountainFreelandMI52.0 mi.
Caberfae Peaks Ski & Golf ResortCadillacMI58.5 mi.
Timber Ridge Ski AreaGoblesMI82.3 mi.
Crystal MountainThompsonvilleMI85.4 mi.
Alpine ValleyWhite LakeMI95.2 mi.
Sugar Loaf ResortCedarMI103.4 mi.
Shanty CreekBellaireMI107.5 mi.
The Homestead ResortGlen ArborMI109.8 mi.
Swiss ValleyJonesMI110.3 mi.
Treetops SylvanGaylordMI113.2 mi.
State Parks
Newaygo State ParkMI22.7 mi. 
White Cloud State ParkMI32.6 mi. 
Grand Rapids Art MuseumGrand RapidsMI41.2 mi.(Art)
Michigan Historical MuseumLansingMI56.5 mi.(History)
Impress 5 Science CenterLansingMI56.5 mi.(Science)
Zoos and Aquariums
Potter Park Zoological GardensLansingMI56.5 mi.
Binder Park ZooBattle CreekMI76.3 mi.

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