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Drake Lake, Michigan

Drake Lake real estate is considered a tight inventory market for lake homes and lake lots in Michigan.

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      About Drake Lake
      Located in Oakland County, Michigan

      Located in Holly, Drake Lake is 54 miles from Detroit and 70 miles from Lansing. Drake Lake is close to all the necessities.

      Bishop International Airport is only 18 miles away, and the Ascension Genesys Hospital is seven miles away. Residents can shop for groceries and snacks at Holly Foods Supermarket, Mitchell Farm Market, and Target.

      Life on the Water

      Surrounded by beautiful trees, Drake Lake spans a relatively small distance but offers a relaxing and peaceful atmosphere. The locals claim that the lake is ideal for kayaking, canoeing, and fishing. Lakes in Oakland County typically contain bluegill, largemouth bass, northern pike, rock bass, yellow perch, and smallmouth bass.

      Visit Detroit

      Detroit offers the perfect opportunity for an adventurous day trip. Nicknamed the “Motor City” due to its ties to the auto industry, Detroit is home to enriching museums and fun attractions.

      Near Downtown, the neoclassical Detroit Institute of Arts features the Detroit Industry Murals painted by Diego Rivera. The Henry Ford Museum provides a unique opportunity to view exhibits and listen to stories about America’s tradition of ingenuity, resourcefulness, and innovation. Detroit is also home to the famous Rosa Parks Bus and JFK’s limo.

      Named the Best Riverwalk in the Country in 2021, the Detroit International RiverWalk offers beautiful sights and a relaxing experience for the whole family to enjoy. The riverwalk grants views of Canada, the Ambassador Bridge, and the GM Renaissance Center. This is a must-see!

      Visit Lansing

      Lansing, the birthplace of the Oldsmobile and Michigan's automotive center, offers plenty of history, culture, entertainment, and cuisine to explore.

      The State Capitol Building opened in late 1878 to much acclaim and was restored to its original splendor in the early 1990s. The building, one of the premier examples of US decorative painting, is open to the public for free tours on weekdays.

      The R. E. Olds Transportation Museum has a collection of cars and memorabilia as a tribute to the auto industry. The museum is courtesy of one of the city's most prominent citizens, Ransom Eli Olds. The very first Oldsmobile from 1897 is on display, along with other antique automobiles.

      Michigan History Museum has three floors of state history eras depicting scenes from the earliest peoples to the late 20th century. Visitors of all ages can enjoy learning about Michigan’s past, and Sunday trips are free.

      Potter Park Zoo spans 20 acres and is one of the oldest continuously-operated zoos in the state. It is home to 500 animals and 180 species and sits adjacent to Potter Park, an 80-acre oak forest.

      For a night out on the town, stop by one of the highly-rated restaurants in the city. Top choices include Fidler's On The Grand, Meat BBQ, Soup Spoon Cafe, The Cosmos, and Naing Myanmar Family Restaurant.

      Relaxing Lake Life and Metropolitan Adventure

      When you live on Drake Lake, you get the best of both worlds. You can relax at your lake home or explore nearby vibrant cities, granting you the opportunity to experience it all!