Where in Michigan do you think is the most popular place to book an Airbnb?

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I would guess somewhere along the Lake Michigan shoreline, possibly in Grand Haven, Holland, Muskegon, Saugatuck, South Haven, Benton Harbor, or St. Joseph.

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Or somewhere in the Upper Peninsula like the Pictured Rocks area.

A picturesque blue sky afternoon along Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore on Lake Superior in Pure Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
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According to Fox 2 between January and September 2021, 3,100 Michigan Airbnb hosts earned approximately $55 million off of reservations. The typical host earned about $10,700 during that time period.

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Grand Traverse County, which includes Traverse City, was the most popular location. According to Airbnb, hosts there made $20 million.

It's easy to see why Traverse City and the surrounding area is so popular

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There are so many wineries in the area for people to enjoy during a weekend stay.

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Traverse City also hosts the National Cherry Festival every year, which draws in an estimated 500,000 people, all of who need a place to stay.

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And the Traverse City Film Festival draws a large crowd as well.

Large Counties In Michigan That Made Money From Airbnb

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Grand Traverse County hosts brought in more money than hosts in these larger Michigan counties:

  • Wayne County - $12 million
  • Oakland County - $9.8 million
  • Macomb County - $1.1 million
  • Washtenaw County - $7.3 million
  • Kent County - $5.8 million
  • Ingham County - $2.1 million

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