Site Content

Guest Reviews and Comments

Paul and Jean want to share some of the recent remarks from the Kirchner Cabin Guestbook.  


  • Wow, we drove to the cottage from Canada and were not disappointed. This log cottage is everything and then some anyone could want in a week or weekend get-a-way. Private, yet close to the best Northwest Michigan has to offer.  We spent most of our time kicking back, fishing, in the hot tub, listening to Loons and watching the Eagles.  The kids especially loved the paddle boat and trying to catch turtles.  This was a wonderful vacation for our family and the Kirchner's were great hosts.  Thank you for sharing your cottage with us.
  • “Our favorite moment here was our first morning, looking over the lake and hearing…. Nothing... just breeze, birds, the occasional woodpecker; our first evening listening to bull frogs [which sounded like a slightly out of tune banjo string being played].” 
  • “This was our second year here and it’s hard to believe that it was even better this time around. The nicest thing about this place is its quiet, homey feel. My daughter, at one point on the first day said, “It surprises me how much affection I have for this Cabin”. Thinking about it, though, it’s not all that surprising. Within a day we remember with all the distractions of work, school, hustle behind us…. How much fun we have together as a family. Thanks Kirchner's for allowing us to share this wonderful spot.”  
  • “Our lives are always crazy, jam packed, long houred and short, but being here we were finally able to enjoy life. The days are longer, air is cleaner and you can’t hear traffic pass your window. It’s absolutely beautiful. The kids were able to fish [they love it] and get as dirty as they want. We enjoyed our family time together. They think the Hot Tub was GREAT, especially at night when the stem would just rise off the top of the water. Your cabin is beautiful and very cozy and we can’t wait to come back!”  
  • “This is a great cottage for families to spend quality time at. We made a lot of special memories here that we will never forget.  Also thank God for Mike the neighbor who taught us how to fish.”
  • “I have to say that the cabin is the perfect “base camp”. We love waking up here, playing with the boats, swimming, lying around reading, just plain relaxing. We are looking forward to next year...”  
  • “Had a great time fishing on the lake. It was nice to have so many boats. Caught one nice bass. We all enjoyed star gazing while having a fire. The hot tub was great to soak in, especially after a day of climbing dunes. We had a good time floating down the Manistee River on tubes. It was a great vacation and we loved the cabin.”  
  • “Our 9th year…. We love this cabin and it really doesn’t matter what the weather is.”
  • “We enjoyed your cabin and our 2 week stay. It was so relaxing, especially in the hot tub and paddling around the lake. Even the rainy, stormy days were fun as we had some marathon card games. The laundry facilities were a definite PLUS. Thanks for a relaxing vacation, it was wonderful...”
  • “Your cabin made this one of our best visits here ever! Somehow the entire family seemed to get closer than ever thanks to your wonderful cabin. Hope to do it again next year.”
  • “I love this place; can I come and live here?”
  • “This is where we stayed on our honeymoon. We relaxed, used the hot tub every day and had very memorable times by the fire. This was the perfect place to start our lives together...” 
  • "Our kids loved catching the turtles and frogs, the fishing was great, the hot tub was relaxing and lots of memories were made at the nightly bonfires" 
  • "Beautiful, peaceful moments at dusk and early morning.  The three of us swimming the lake, two with noddles (water noodles are great)"
  • “Had a great time fishing on the lake.  It was nice to have so many  boats.  Caught one nice bass.  We all enjoyed star gazing while having a  fire.  The hot tub was great to soak in, especially after a day of  climbing dunes.  We had a good time floating down the Manistee River on  tubes.  It was a great vacation and we loved the cabin.” 
  • “Our 9th year….  We love this cabin and it really doesn’t matter what the weather is"
  • “We enjoyed your cabin and our 2 week stay.  It was so relaxing,  especially in the hot tub and paddling around the lake.  Even the rainy,  stormy days were fun as we had some marathon card games.  The laundry  facilities were a huge plus.   

Current Specials

See you in the spring

Cottage News

We are currently closed for the winter.

FAQs