Hotels in Empire, Michigan

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Empire overview

Whatever your interests are, Empire has something for you. Visitors to Empire can take time to see places like Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive and Sleeping Bear Dunes Park Visitor Center. And while you're here, be sure to stop by Empire Bluff Trail and Sleeping Bear Dunes.

Where to stay in Empire

A city welcoming to all, Empire has a variety of hotels and other lodging options. There are 3 hotels in Empire and you can shop as many as 70 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 65%. We have room prices starting at 45 USD per night and below are the number of hotels by star rating in Empire as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 10 4-star hotels from 81 USD per night
  • • 41 3-star hotels from 69 USD per night
  • • 12 2-star hotels from 50 USD per night

How to get to Empire

Fly into Traverse City, MI (TVC-Cherry Capital), 22.2 mi (35.8 km) from the heart of Empire.

What to see around Empire

Highlights of the area include:
  • • Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive
  • • Sleeping Bear Dunes Park Visitor Center
  • • Empire Bluff Trail
  • • Sleeping Bear Dunes
  • • Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard Station Maritime Museum

When to visit Empire

If you're beginning to plan your holiday, you might be wondering when is the best time to visit. Here's a list of seasonal norms to help you arrange your travel schedule:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 45°F day, 18°F night
  • • April-June: 76°F day, 30°F night
  • • July-September: 77°F day, 47°F night
  • • October-December: 62°F day, 20°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 6.06 inches
  • • April-June: 8.90 inches
  • • July-September: 10.71 inches
  • • October-December: 9.29 inches