Owned and operate by the Shifra family since 1947..

Jay’s Resort has:
10 cottages (3 are Handicap Accessible)
2 Homes
RV Camping Sites
Boat and Pontoon Rentals
Fire Pit
Swings, Merry-go-round & Climbing Gym
Horseshoe Pit
Picnic Areas
On-site Coin-op Laundry

The cottages have one to four bedrooms, accommodating up to twelve persons. Each is equipped with a stove, refrigerator, microwave, color TV. All Kitchens are equipped with stove, refrigerator, and microwave, and some with a dishwasher. All rentals have Satellite TV. WI FI is available in or near the office. All linens are provided except personal and kitchen towels. Fireplaces are gas-log. The water, from our well, is so pure, clean and cold you'll want to take some home with you

Stay, Relax, and Have Fun

Whatever your interests unsurpassed beauty awaits you during your winter vacation in the U.P., Jay's Resort is right on beautiful Thousand Island Lake. Named for its size and many islands, Thousand Island Lake is spring-fed, clear and deep, the largest of the famous Cisco Chain of 15 Lakes. The Cisco Chain abounds with walleye, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, northern pike, lake trout, musky, and pan fish. All 15 lakes and 271 miles of wooded scenic shoreline are accessible by boat.

Questions and answers

How can i book?

You can make the reservation from our website by making payments with credit cards and paypal, you must go to the heading to the reservations part.

Where they are located?

Jay's Resort is located in the rugged country of the Western Upper Peninsula of Michigan. A pristine wilderness with lakes and fresh air for your summer vacation and plenty of snow to enjoy the winter snowmobiling or skiing.

From Mackinac Bridge, follow US-2 to four miles west of Watersmeet-turn left on Thousand Island Lake Road at mile marker 50 follow for 8.5 miles.

From Milwaukee follow US-41 and 141 to US-2, then west to 4 miles past Watersmeet, turn left on Thousand Island Lake Road follow for 8.5 miles.

From Chicago, follow I-90/94 north to US-51, continuing on US-51 to six miles north of Woodruff, turn right on County Highway M, 15 miles through Boulder Junction; turn right on County Highway B for 11 ½ miles, then left on Thousand Island Lake Rd for approximately 4.5 miles then right for ½ mile, just follow the signs to Jay’s.

Are the reservations for any day of the year?

•Open year round!!!!!

•Reservations are by the week during the summer season with check-in Saturday at 3 p.m. and check-out Saturday at 9 a.m.

•Private home rental is Friday to Friday during the summer.

•Daily reservations available during non-peak seasons.

•Deposits are due within 10 days of booking.

•Please call early to insure the time and accommodations you and your family need!

Items to Pack:

•Towels-personal, beach, and Kitchen

•Kitchen Garbage bags (13 gal)

•Toilet Paper (1-ply)

•Paper towel