Vacation Cottage in Silver Lake/Flora Dale

Your Silver Lake Bucket List

There is so much to do when you stay at the Chunky Monkey. The Silver Lake area provides fun and entertainment for the Adrenalin Freak as well as the Art Connoisseur. Please enjoy our bucket list that was created just for you. 

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MOTORSPORTS

Silver Lake is the Dune capital of the east and no where this side of the Mississippi will you see more exciting Dune Buggys, Quads and Offroad vehicles! You can ride hard all morning  then pull over for a quick dip into  crystal clear Lake Michigan and go back and challenge the Dunes or chill along more than a mile of Lake Michigan Beach.

Mac Woods Dune Rides

Motorsports not your thing? Then take the whole family just up the road to Mac Dunes for a “Topless” tour of the Dunes. Mac Dunes has been revealing the ever changing Dune landscape to generations of travelers. Don’t Miss This One!

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The Lake Michigan Shoreline

 Our Lake Michigan shore line offers a relaxing, carefree getaway with miles of sandy Lake Michigan beaches, lighthouses, fun events and above all fantastic sunsets. Don’t miss the lighthouse tour just minutes away at Little Sable Point.

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Shopping in Pentwater

The beautiful lakeside village of Pentwater, with its scenic setting and nautical atmosphere, has become a destination for people in search of eclectic art. Shop owners display their merchandise with an eye for beauty, and art galleries feature amazing paintings, jewelry, pottery, photography, and other items to satisfy the art lover or just plain window shopper in you. In addition to the art galleries and studios there are many boutiques, candy stores and unique shops to enjoy on a sunny Lake Michigan afternoon.

The Electric Forest Festival

Electric Forest Festival

Electric Forest Festival is an eight-day outdoor, two-weekend, multi-genre event with a focus on electronic and jam band genres, held in Rothbury, Michigan, at the Double JJ Resort just a short drive away from the Chunky Monkey. The festival first weekend runs from June 21st thru June 24th and concludes on the second weekend June 28th thru July 1st. Come experience Michigan’s version of Woodstock!

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Lake Michigan Salmon Fishing

The Pentwater area is home to the finest charter excursions to be found anywhere and their crews are all eager to share their knowledge and experience with you. Exciting fishing and an abundance of salmon and trout make the port of Pentwater one of the top ports on Lake Michigan.

Your Silver Lake Home Away From Home

The Chunky Monkey provides a quaint and family friendly atmosphere perfectly located just minutes away for the Silver Lake Dunes Motorsports Park. The open floor plan allows your family to gather for hearty meals together in the living room or on the large front porch.  Later you can relax around the fire pit for evening smores and tales of conquests after your exciting day at the Dunes. Quaint yes but fully appointed with the today’s conveniences including super fast Wi-Fi, Flat Screen TV’s in all bedrooms, washer/dryer, Gaming Console and cable tv to name just a few. Of course just a short walk away lie the gated heated swimming pool, tennis court, basketball court and community building to enjoy ping pong on those occasional rainy days. 

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