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Morton's Motel provides guest rooms in a small town wooded environment.  We are not a traditional motel.  2 nights minimum stay is required.  The first night guest room rental fee is due at time of booking to guarantee reservations.


We provide

Comfort, Cleanliness & Customer Service

Idlewild, Michigan, a National Historic Site 

Nestled in the Manistee National Forest, down the road from Paradise Lake; near Idlewild Lake and close to the Pere Marquette and Pine Rivers


Accommodations and Amenities

  • Non-smoking Facility

  • No Pets

  • Individually climate-controlled bedrooms 

  • Rooms with kitchenettes available 

  • Great Room/Conference Room and Service Kitchen 

  • Courtyard  (Smoking Permitted)

  • Facility and grounds rental available for private parties.

Please Note

Public campgrounds or picnic area are not available.  

Area Activities:

Water Sports: Fishing, Boating, River Rafting, Canoeing and Swimming

Land Sports: Golf, ORV and Snowmobiling, Hiking, and Camping



Just over a hour from Grand Rapids, Traverse City and the Leelanau Peninsula

30 minutes from Big Rapids, home to the Ferris State University campus and Ludington, MI.

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