The average price of a 7-day trip to Indian River is $1,950 for a solo traveler, $3,502 for a couple, and $6,566 for a family of 4. Indian River hotels range from $65 to $298 per night with an average of $115, while most vacation rentals will cost $240 to $640 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Pellston Regional of Emmet County Airport (PLN) are between $712 and $1,064 per person for economy flights and $2,234 to $3,339 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $60 to $111 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Indian River, MI, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to PLN and stay in a Indian River hotel:

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • April 16th to June 3rd (except the week of May 7th)
  • September 3rd to November 18th (except the week of October 15th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Indian River is usually mid to late September.

 

Average Indian River Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Indian River for a week is $1,377-$2,941($197-$420 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $60 to $111 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $459 to $958 for economy

Lodging: $83 to $110 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $165 to $201 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Indian River for a week is $2,762-$4,888($395-$698 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $120 to $222 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $918 to $1,916 for economy

Lodging: $83 to $110 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $165 to $201 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Indian River for a week is $4,512-$8,872($645-$1,267 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $240 to $444 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,836 to $3,832 for economy

Lodging: $166 to $220 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $231 to $322 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Indian River

How cheap can you make a vacation to Indian River? The cheapest trip to Indian River is about $137 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 0% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $140 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $54.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Indian River for a week is $958-$2,328($137-$333 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $25 to $50 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $459 to $958 for economy

Lodging: $54 to $65 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $140 to $170 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Indian River for a week is $1,592-$3,636($227-$519 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $50 to $100 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $918 to $1,916 for economy

Lodging: $54 to $65 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $140 to $170 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Indian River for a week is $3,184-$6,864($455-$981 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $100 to $200 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,836 to $3,832 for economy

Lodging: $108 to $130 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $196 to $272 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Indian River cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Indian River Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Indian River.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Indian River for a week is $2,748-$12,080($393-$1,726 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $132 to $233 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $936 to $2,385 for first class

Lodging: $148 to $298 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $640 to $1,344 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Indian River for a week is $4,608-$16,096($658-$2,299 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $264 to $466 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,872 to $4,770 for first class

Lodging: $148 to $298 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $640 to $1,344 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Indian River for a week is $9,216-$27,356($1,317-$3,908 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $528 to $932 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,744 to $9,540 for first class

Lodging: $296 to $596 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $960 to $1,882 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Indian River Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Indian River is much higher than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Indian River due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Indian River Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Indian River hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Indian River.

 

Flight Costs to Indian River

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,064 average in early August to a low of $712 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $595. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Indian River our data includes 158 originating airports, and 56 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Indian River from an airport like London Stansted (STN) in London (the United Kingdom) for an average $5,556 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Alpena County Regional (APN) in Alpena, MI (the United States) at an average of just $205.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Tuesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Wednesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Indian River, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $352, so you can easily save about 49% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Indian River can easily cost $370 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $25 per person. Private tours can cost $743 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

 

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