Greenwood Getaway Escanaba

Greenwood Getaway (Escanaba, MI): Sleeps 6, 8-minute drive to Lake Michigan, Dogs Welcome, Ideal for Fishermen, Hunters, and Families! 

Pets Welcome







*NEIGHBORHOOD 8 miles to Lake Michigan Beach


*PLENTY OF PARKING for Trailers/Trucks
*OPEN ALL YEAR ROUND (Hunters, Fishermen, and Snowmobilers Ahoy!)


Enjoy a quiet, private space among the green woods (pines), while only being a 6 mile drive from downtown Escanaba. This home is nicely located in the heart of the Upper Peninsula, with much to do in the Escanaba Area. Want to splash around? A short 8 mile drive will place you at Lake Michigan, right at Escanaba Public Beach in the active Ludington Park! With the local bike and walking trails, golf courses, cross country ski trails, good food, friendly people and the many events, you are sure to enjoy your stay here! There's the Walleye Opener (May), Krusin' Klassics Car Show (May/June), 4th of July celebration and activities, Michigan State Fair Week (August), the U.P. Steam and Gas Engine Show (Sept.), U.P.'s largest Beer and Wine Festival- UPtoberfest (Oct) just to name a few of the events throughout the year! Click here to see more local activities.

This newly renovated property has 3 bedrooms, 1.75 baths and enough sleeping arrangements for up to 6 guests to spread out comfortably throughout an impressive 1,604 square feet of living space! It's an ideal accommodation choice for a family or a group of close friends looking for the ultimate get-away experience. With a work-friendly space which offers high speed internet, printer, and fax capabilities, it will be easy to vacation and keep up with work obligations from this location.

You'll feel right at home the moment you step inside. The beautiful wood flooring, comfy furniture, new beds, new appliances, and cozy touches around the home are quite welcoming. Enjoy the fully-equipped kitchen and laundry area which make vacationing enjoyable. In addition, guests are able to use the 2.5 car attached garage to pull your vehicle in and out of the weather!

Sit back and relax with central heating and air, a 65 in. Smart TV in the living room with live streaming capabilities, or scurry along outside and sit on the deck or around a warm campfire while gazing at the stars. The enormous backyard lends itself to a great game of Bocce Ball, tag, or races. Greenwood Getaway also has a play area for kids in the basement with books and board games, so parents can enjoy some peace and quiet!

If you feel like branching out of Escanaba, this home is within 1 hour away from Munising's beautiful Pictured Rocks Boat Cruises, Grand Marais, and Marquette Mountain for a beautiful hiking or skiing experience.



Air Conditioning: YES! Enjoy the comfort of adjusting the temperature to fit your needs.

ATV's: You are able to leave the property on your 4-wheeler and travel to trails, but there is no riding allowed on the lawn. Please be mindful of rainy conditions and its effect on the grass.

Animals: Deer (bucks), Raccoon, Squirrels, Bunnies, Chipmunks, Porcupines, Variety of Birds, Ducks. No Bear or Moose spotted.


         Bathroom #1: Full Bath with shower and tub

         Bathroom #2: Half Bath with full-shower, no tub. Washer/Dryer

Beach/Swimming: Escanaba Public Beach (where you will swim in Lake Michigan—great parking, sandy beach, picnic tables, part of Ludington Park) is right downtown Escanaba (8 miles away). Check out the Escanaba Public Beach!

Bedroom Configuration:

            Bedroom #1: master bedroom King Bed

            Bedroom #2: 2- twin xl beds (converted to 1 King upon request)

            Bedroom #3: 2- twin xl beds (converted to 1 King upon request)

Boats/Launches: This property does not come with a boat, however it has a large empty back lot with a separate entrance, in addition to the front driveway and garage to park multiple boats for our fishing tournament friends. Also, being nestled between Escanaba and Gladstone has its fishing perks! With the many Fishing Tournaments held, and the best walleye fishing around, we thought we would lay out the red carpet and share with you the most popular Boat Launches into Little Bay de Noc/Lake Michigan that are just minutes from Greenwood Getaway:
        Kipling Boat Launch (near north end)  8 miles
        Gladstone Boat Launch (Central)  7 miles
        Wells Boat Launch (South)  4 miles
        Escanaba Yacht Harbor Boat Launch (South)  7 miles
        Ford River Boat Launch (Lake Michigan)  14 miles
        Cedar River Boat Launch (Lake Michigan)  33 miles.


Bugs: Typical mosquitoes for the UP!

Cell phone service: Good Service

Day Trips:(estimated drive time)
              * Pictured Rocks Boat Cruise: 1 hour (63 miles)
              * Marquette: 1 hour  (66 miles)
              * Kitch-Iti-Kipi  Springs 1 hour (51 miles)
              * Fayette Historical Park 1 hour (55 miles)

              * Sugarloaf Mountain (hiking-views): 1 hour (55 miles)
              * Munising Waterfalls (many in the area) 1hr (60 miles)              

              * Tahquamenon Falls State Park: 2 hours and 25 min. (139 miles) 
              * Mackinac Bridge: 2 hours and 27 minutes away (146 miles)

Escanaba Features: This video gives you an idea of what Escanaba has to offer guests. Click here!

Fire Pit: YES! Starter wood is provided. More wood can be purchased at the corner store.

Fishing: Multiple spots throughout the city of Escanaba. Fishermen will love this home, which is 4-mile drive to the Wells Boat Launch --Lil Bay de Noc and popular tournament sites throughout Escanaba Area. (see boat launches section and click here for Escanaba Fishing Information)

Fishing License: You can purchase your fishing license online here

Grill: Propane—fuel provided

Grocery Store: 7 miles in Escanaba. Corner gas station/grocery store 1 mile away

Handicap Friendly: 3-4 entry-way stairs, but most flooring without thresholds. Walkers would be acceptable, wheelchair would be difficult.

Internet:  Free high speed Wi-Fi for guests to use during their stay.

Linens: Yes, we provide your sheets and linens. Just like a hotel, the beds will be made for you upon arrival. If you are fussy about the thread count of your sheets, just let me know, and I’ll make sure we leave a bed open for your sheets. We have just the basic sheets, pillows, pillow cases and bath towels.

Park: Ludington Park is only 6 miles away and has a big, beautiful kids playground, basketball, volleyball and tennis courts, walking/biking areas, live weekly band shows in the Summer months at 7:30pm, in addition to the beach and a place on-site where you can rent kayaks, jet ski's and paddle boards to have even more water fun! Ludington Park

Parking: There is PLENTY of parking. There is a 2.5 car garage for guests to park in as well as plenty of driveway space to park 2 truck/trailer combinations. In addition there's a large empty back lot with a separate entrance. So bring your snowmobiles, ATVs or boats and enjoy the security and safety of them right outside the front door/ back door.

Pets: Up to 3 dogs are welcome! Freshwater Vacation Rentals currently charges $50/per pet for your entire stay. Yes, we do accept dogs, yet we do ask that you please clean up after them both inside and outside the house. Plus, if you allow them on the furniture, we do ask that you please bring your own linens/blankets for them to lay on.  Just let us know which bed you will be using with them, and we’ll make sure it is ready for your sheets when you arrive. Plus, if the pet hair starts to build, we do ask that you please run the vacuum. Pet food does tend to attract mice, so vigilance is needed.

Privacy:  Corner lot…a couple homes around, but extremely spacious. Not on top of each other.

Smoking: There is no smoking allowed in this home or in the garage area. Please smoke outside, if need be. 

Snowmobiles: You are able to leave the property on your snowmobile from the back lot; however, there is no snowmobiling around on property.

Space:  Remodeled home. Ground floor with basement.

Televisions: There is a 65” Smart TV in the living room for you to enjoy with live streaming. In addition, you are able to watch all the local channels as well.  

Towels: Yes, we provide towels.  It's always good to bring extra though.

Washer and dryer:  Yes! Laundry Soap is provided to guests or you can bring your own if you prefer.

Wood: Starter wood is provided. More wood can be purchased at the corner store.

Work Space: This home provides a work area, so you can still keep up with work demands. A printer, fax, and excellent internet connection await. You just need to bring your laptop and cords.

More Ideas in case you're looking for non-stop fun!:
Chocolate factory in town: Sayklly's Homemade Confectionary & Gifts since 1906 (5 miles)
William Bonifas Fine Art Center/Gallery, theatre, classes, culture (6 miles)
Island Resort and Casino for Casino and events (16 miles)  
Local Wineries: Leigh's Garden Winery (6 miles), Northern Sun Winery (16 miles)
Local Breweries: Hereford and Hopps Steakhouse and Brewpub (6 miles), Upper Hand Brewery (8 miles),


Property/indoor Amenities
  • Acreage
  • Central air conditioning
  • Basic paper products included.
  • Ceiling fans
  • Linens & towels included
  • Iron & Ironing board
  • Pets allowed.
  • Internet/ WI FI
  • Washer & dryer
  • garage
  • Telephone/Landline
  • Heat type: furnace
  • Board Games
  • Blow Dryer
  • Books
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Smart TV w/ streaming
Kitchen Amenities
  • Coffee maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Standard kitchenware & utensils
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Crockpot
  • Smoothie Blender
Outdoor Amenities
  • Fire pit
  • Snowmobile from property
  • Patio chairs
  • Deck/patio
  • Grill--electric
Local Amenities
  • Winery
Special Features
  • ATV allowed
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02/07/2019 - 07/31/20221$100.00


Making Memories at this beautiful getaway
The best part of our stay was playing golf in the UPLGA W.E.C.C. and making memories at this beautiful getaway. We recommend the Stone House for dinner and a fire in the fire pit!
Nov 2019
Loved the House
We loved the house, it was stocked so nice! The best part of our stay was having coffee with friends.
Nov 2019
clean nice home no problems at all.

Freshwater Vacation Rentals Response
Dave, we are so happy that Greenwood Getaway worked out so well for you.  It is an 8 minute drive to Lake Michigan, sleeps 6 and is pet friendly.  We hope to see you back again.
Oct 2019
We really enjoyed staying at Freshwater. The house is super clean and a lot of dish and silverware were available to use. The rooms are spacious the beds and most importantly the pillows are great, so no neck-ache or headache for us. I recommend staying in the fresh water to whoever want to go to UP.

Freshwater Vacation Rentals Response
Elham, thanks for this great review of Greenway Getaway.  We are so happy that you found it to your liking, and we hope that you come back again!
Sep 2019
Amazing hospitality-all the little touches to make it a home was a great place to stay. Stocked with everyday essentials and extras, book with places to visit and awesome campfires. Great place and very clean. Highly recommend.

Freshwater Vacation Rentals Response
Stephanie, thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review.  Greenwood Getaway has a lot to offer guests:  hike and bike trails, golfing, access to LAke Michigan beaches, and good fishing  to mention just a few things that guest can do. We'd love to see you back again.
Sep 2019
“Great place for a family to stay! Very kid-friendly and well-equipped for preparing meals after exploring Escanaba. The neighborhood is very quiet and the backyard was big enough to feel like you had some privacy which was a huge plus. My kids loved the playground, the scooters and toys and we all loved the fire pit. The hosts thought of everything--from toiletries and a well-stocked pantry (spices, oils, seasoning packets for meals, etc.) to a bin full of S'Mores supplies, we truly felt taken care of. Would definitely recommend staying here.”

Freshwater Vacation Rentals Response
Becka, thanks for taking the time to write this lovely review.  There is so much to do at this home located in the heart of the Upper Peninsula.  We're hoping you used the s'mores supplies!  We'd love to work with you again.
Sep 2019
Couldn't be any better! The hosts thought of everything that we could possibly need. The beds were comfortable, and the house well equipped and exquisitely clean. I wish I could give them more than 5 stars

Freshwater Vacation Rentals Response
Jill, thanks for this great review - we'd love for you to give us more than 5 stars!!    
Greenwood Getaway is a great vacation property.  It's only an 8 minute drive to fabulous Lake Michigan beaches and it's pet friendly.  We hope to see you again.
Sep 2019
Greenwood Getaway
Greenwood Getaway offered a home away from home. We enjoyed having our fur baby with us during our vacation and appreciated the doggie goodies left by the owner. The owners had thought about everything from labeling lights and remotes to having information regarding current events nearby. The house was very clean and well taken care of by the owner. The beds were extremely comfortable. I would highly recommend.

Freshwater Vacation Rentals Response
Tina, isn't it great to take our fur babies with us on vacation!  We're so glad that you enjoyed Greenwood Getaway.  The close proximity to Lake Michigan is a bonus, plus if guests need to work, there is a designated work space with technology all ready for them.  With the local bike and walking trails, golf courses, cross country ski trails, good food, friendly people and the many events, you are sure to enjoy your stay here! We hope to see you again!
Aug 2019
Spacious, Clean and FUN!
5 stars!!! Very clean, spacious and very comfortable, especially the Beds! Lots of amenities in this newly renovated home! We enjoyed the big back yard, watching the deer and hummingbirds, the kids had lots of room to run, play on the jungle gym and tree swings and in the kids section in the basement! Lots of fun nights around the fire pit with s'mores too! Loved that it was close to Escanaba AND Gladstone- we checked out the beaches and restaurants! Thank you for a wonderful place to stay! Great customer service through Freshwater as well! ~Ray M.

Freshwater Vacation Rentals Response
Thanks for taking time to write this great review.  We agree, Greenwood Getaway is a wonderful place to stay.  Plus s'more - yumm!  We hope that you come back again.
D & C
Aug 2019
***Pet Friendly, Spacious, CLEAN, Lots of EXTRAS--Will stay again!!**
We stayed at the Greenwood Getaway in Escanaba, Michigan from June 19 through June 31st 2019 and found the home delightful! Roomy, clean with great outdoor amenities! Enjoyed the campfire and just sitting on the back porch watching the deer and other wildlife! Loved cooking and baking in the fully equipped kitchen, appreciated not having to buy all the spices needed! Especially loved the variety of the Coffee Corner! We'll definitely be back to stay at this lovely home, much better than a hotel! Great location, it was an easy drive to see the Upper Peninsula Attractions suggested in the Welcome book at the house.
R Beauchamp
Aug 2019
Great experience!
We spent a week in June at Greenwood Getaway. It was a wonderful experience. Lots to do and see. The amenities offered were many . Very clean, comfortable and spacious. If you have doubts book you won’t regret it😊
Beth Strege
Aug 2019
Everything went well for us. There were plenty of directions throughout the house to make the stay accommodating


Mandi, we are happy to hear that things went well for you on your stay.  With the short drive to Lake Michigan, the ability to take your pets along, the fire pit and the best walleye fishing around  makes Greenwood Getaway a fabulous vacation spot.  We hope to see you again.
Jun 2019
“We were the first renters to stay here. Everything was renovated and new. There were a few things that we opened so it definitely confirms that we were the first users there. It was very clean, beautiful, spacious, and very accommodating. I would definitely come back here again and I would highly recommend this to anybody that wants to stay in this location. And most importantly I was very impressed and thankful for the quick responses when we needed to communicate throughout our stay.”

Paoline, we love that you were our first guest at Greenwood Getaway!  Thank you for this great review and for commenting on our customer service.  We strive to make our guests' stay the very best it can be.  Being only 8 miles from Lake Michigan is an added bonus for this lovely property.  We look forward to working with you again soon.
May 2019

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