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We knew you were coming, so we pooled a list of ‘all the funs’ around our little corner Up North. Fill up the tank, find your swim gear, peddle a bike, lace up your shoes, break out the skis, play in the leaves, bury your toes in the sand… but always grab a bottle from Leelanau Cellars to keep you company! Tag us on your adventures and Get Out There!

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Sunset Lodge Hotels12819 E Tatch Rd, Omena, MI 49674, USASunset Lodge overlooks Lake Michigan’s Grand Traverse Bay and features 12 guest rooms and suites in three historic buildings.
Omena Beach Beaches45.055929552334, -85.586714556117
Leelanau Cellars Beaches, Adventure, Boutiques/ Shopping, Brewery, Camping, Coffee, Distillery, Eats & Drinks, Grocery, Hotels, Kid Friendly, Rentals, Tasting Rooms, Tourism, Transportation,Winery,Leelanau Cellars5019 North West Bay Shore Drive, Omena, MI 49674, USA

Universally accepted as the undisputed, most amazing location and winery in the history of locations and wineries. Of all time. Ever. And as always, free wine tastings since 1974.

Traverse City Tourism Tourism101 W Grandview Pkwy, Traverse City, MI 49684, USA

See our friends at TC Tourism for great ideas!

https://www.traversecity.com
Frankfort Beach Beaches44.632374°, -86.243613°
Empire Beach Beaches42.8675°, 79.1414°
West Bay Beaches44.7648°, 85.6098°
Bryant Park Beaches44.7668°, 85.5956°
North Bar Beaches44.843795°, -86.061030°
Suttons Bay Beach Beaches44.977215°, -85.648512°
Good Harbor Beach Beaches44.947390°, -85.811444°
The Good Bowl Eats & Drinks328 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684

A premium fast casual Vietnamese eatery.

Red Ginger Eats & Drinks237 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684

Upscale, chef-owned spot offers small plates of light Pan-Asian cuisine & signature cocktails.

The Franklin Eats & Drinks160 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684

Expansive space offering modern tavern fare such as risotto & lamb burgers, plus rooftop tables.

Bubba's Eats & Drinks428 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686

Bar/eatery known for unique burgers & diverse beer options plus daily happy hour on food & drinks.

Poppycock's Eats & Drinks128 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684

Dinner & drinks destination for New American fare & live jazz paired with a large martini menu.

VI Grill Eats & Drinks201 N St Joseph St, Suttons Bay, MI 49682

Charming grill with a patio offering American comfort chow, pizza & salads, plus local brews on tap.

Garage Bar & Grill Eats & Drinks108 S Waukazoo St, Northport, MI 49670

BBQ & bar eats are served at this pared-down watering hole with garage doors & a dog-friendly patio.

North Peak Brewing Company Eats & Drinks400, 2800, W Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684

Hearty pub fare & house-brewed beers served in an 1899 building that once housed a candy factory.

Mama Lu's Eats & Drinks149 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684

Gourmet tacos with savory sauces & sides pair with margaritas & beer in a cozy, colorful space.

The Workshop Brewing Company Eats & Drinks221 Garland St, Traverse City, MI 49684

Instant Craftification! Each food item is specifically designed to complement a particular beer, and many of their food items even include beer in the recipe!

Low Bar Eats & Drinks128 S Union St, Traverse City, MI 49684

Low Bar is a throwback into a modern era. Re-ingniting pre-prohibiiton with crafted concoctions stemming from old favorites.

Filling Station Microbrewery Eats & Drinks642 Railroad Pl, Traverse City, MI 49686

Flatbreads & salads pair with house-brewed beers at this cozy outpost in a vintage train depot.

The Little Fleet Eats & Drinks448 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686

Fixed collection of food trucks offering an eclectic array of bites, plus a bar & outdoor seating.

Jolly Pumpkiun Restaurant, Brewery & Distillery Eats & Drinks13512 Peninsula Dr, Traverse City, MI 49686

Local chain for upscale pub fare & house-brewed craft beer with a rustic & comfy vibe.

M22 Boutiques/ Shopping125 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684

Outfitter offerin retail for seasonal sport, adventure, outdoor, water, tourism and more.

Cottonseed Apparel Boutiques/ Shopping6501 Western Ave, Glen Arbor, MI 49636

Outfitter offerin retail for seasonal sport, adventure, outdoor, water, tourism and more.

Blk Mrkt Coffee144 Hall St, Traverse City, MI 49684Enjoy a memorably delicious cup of coffee, have something nice to eat with it, and spend a little time enjoying yourself.
Nifty Things Boutiques/ Shopping143 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684Outfitter offerin retail for seasonal sport, adventure, outdoor, water, tourism and more.
Bahle's of Sutton's Bay Boutiques/ Shopping210 N St Joseph St, Suttons Bay, MI 49682Outfitter offerin retail for seasonal sport, adventure, outdoor, water, tourism and more.
Boyne Country North Boutiques/ Shopping101 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684Outfitter offerin retail for seasonal sport, adventure, outdoor, water, tourism and more.
North Shore Outfitters Boutiques/ Shopping119 S Waukazoo St, Northport, MI 49670Outfitter offerin retail for seasonal sport, adventure, outdoor, water, tourism and more.
45th Parallel Café Coffee102 W Broadway, Suttons Bay, MI 49682Laid-back breakfast & lunch choice offering omelets, sandwiches & burgers, plus coffee drinks.
Bayside Coffee & Tea Coffee310 N St Joseph St c, Suttons Bay, MI 49682Great drip coffee, nitro cold brew, espresso drinks, croissants, GF options!
Good Harbor Coffee Coffee111 W Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684Downtown Traverse City's longest running coffee shop, serving locals and tourists for over 25 years!
Mundos Roasting Coffee708 Boon St, Traverse City, MI 49686Ethically sourced and freshly roasted single origin coffees that make your life a little better. All coffees are locally roasted in small batches in Traverse City.
Brew Coffee108 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684Rustic-chic coffeehouse in the City Opera House building with all-day breakfast, microbrews & wine.
Morsels Coffee321 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684Bite-sized baked goods, espresso & brew-to-order coffee along with cafe fare for breakfast & lunch.
The River Outfitters Rentals1910 W. South Airport Road, Traverse City MI

Rent paddleboards, kayaks and bikes from this business, located in downtown Traverse City.

Paddle TC Rentals199 E Grandview Pkwy, Traverse City, MI 49684

Rent paddleboards, kayaks and bikes from this business, located in downtown Traverse City.

Crystal River Outfitters Rentals6249 River Rd, Glen Arbor, MI 49636

Rent paddleboards, kayaks, canoes, bikes, cross country skis, snowshoes, and fat bikes from this business, located in Glen Arbor.

Brick Wheels Rentals736 E Eighth St, Traverse City, MI 49686

Rent paddleboards, bikes, snowshoes, a cross country skis from this business, located in Traverse City.

Deerings Market Grocery1142 Barlow St, Traverse City, MI 49686

Local smokehouse providing quality meats and groceries.

Maxbauers Meat Market Grocery407 S Union St, Traverse City, MI 49684

Providing superior cuts of beef, pork, chicken, fresh seafood and smoked sausages

Edson Farms Market & Deli Grocery835 S Garfield Ave, Traverse City, MI 49686

A natural, locally owned grocery store in Traverse City Michigan, specializing in organic foods, gluten free, and small farm foods.

Oryana Community Coop Grocery260 E Tenth St, Traverse City, MI 49684

An accessible and healthy marketplace for goods produced locally that have a positive environmental and social impact.

Burritt's Fresh Markets Grocery509 W Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684

Top quality meat, seafood, wine and specialty groceries for 23 years.

The Cheese Lady Grocery600 W Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684

With 150 varieties of cheese from all over the world, there is something for every palate.

Dock Side Party Store Grocery13418 S W Bay Shore Dr Traverse City

West side beverage store in Traverse City, Michigan that offers a great selection of beer, wine, soda, and specialty drinks.

The Beverage Company Grocery1116 Carver St, Traverse City, MI 49686

East side beverage store in Traverse City, Michigan that offers a great selection of beer, wine, soda, and specialty drinks.

Hike Sleeping Bear Dunes Adventure44.882672, -86.041601

Take in the Sleeping Bear Dunes like most have never seen them before—from the flip side. Hike over the dune climb while taking in a view of the Manitou Islands, and simply follow the shore north. You'll find some superb views along the way, and hopefully Glen Haven...eventually.

Hike Empire Bluffs Adventure44.799404, -86.058626Explore one of Michigan's most scenic natural overlooks. Perched hundreds of feet above Lake Michigan, Empire Bluff Trail offers spectacular views of the surrounding area.
Hike Pyramid Point Adventure44.962104, -85.929960

Experience Leelanau County's most dramatic view with a twist—after the sun sinks into the horizon. A steep hike up to the bluff is worth the effort and the seclusion makes this perfect for dates or quiet relaxation. Bring a blanket, binoculars, and a bottle of wine, and you've got an amazing evening ahead of you.

Paddle the Boardman River Adventure44.757021, -85.610710

Paddle your way down West Grand Traverse Bay's largest tributary and enjoy the unique experience of traveling right through the heart of downtown Traverse City - but this time from the water.

Explore the National Cherry Festival Adventure44.765841, -85.623279

From a 5k race to air shows to concerts, parades and more; the National Cherry Festival is packed full of family friendly activities spread out over an entire week around the start of July each year.

Backpack North Manitou Adventure45.121740, -85.977056Whether you're looking to turn back time (literally), or just escape from the hectic world for a few days; there is no better place in northern Michigan to experience the simpler aspects of life and enjoy the solitude that North Manitou Island offers on this pack-in pack-out journey.
Bike the Heritage Trail Adventure44.897994, -85.984268The Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail is a paved, non-motorized trail that runs throughout many areas of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. The trail is currently 22.5 miles running from Empire to Port Oneida. Pick up the trail at many points- Glen Arbor, Empire, Port Oneida, DH Day Campground.
Drive Pierce Stocking Loop Adventure44.852903, -86.041710

Take in some of the most astonishing scenery in the world - something you may never have thought would be possible in Michigan. Multiple stopping points along this nearly 7 mile perfectly paved stretch of road offer breathtaking views of Glen Lake, Sleeping Bear Dunes, Lake Michigan and glimpses of South Manitou Island - if you know where to look.

Drive the Lighthouse Tour Adventure44.633602, -86.244909

In a state with more lighthouses than any other in the country, you don’t have to travel far to experience some of these great beacons. Built during the golden age of Great Lakes passage - one of the most traveled waterways in the world; these lighthouses have kept travelers safe since the late 1800’s.

Power Island Camping44.864444, -85.571160You'll need a boat!
Traverse City State Park Beach Beaches, Camping1132 US-31, Traverse City, MI 49686

Located on the southern shoreline of East Grand Traverse Bay, a bay of Lake Michigan, the park is used mainly as a campground. The beach area has a playground, grills and picnic tables. The camping area has around 350 campsites, all with electricity. Other features include a dump and fill station, three bathroom buildings, and a recycling/trash center.

DH Day Campground Camping8000 W. Harbor Hwy, Glen Arbor, MI 49636Beautifully wooded, peacefully quiet and easily accessed from the Dune Climb, Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive and the museums. If you and your family enjoy a slightly more rugged camping experience, then D.H. Day Campground is probably for you! With 88 private sites and easy access to Lake Michigan's beach from the north end of the campground, D.H. Day provides an excellent setting for a calming family vacation. Vault toilets and water spigots are available throughout the campground.
Suttons Bay TourismSuttons Bay

See our friends in Suttons Bay for great ideas!

https://www.suttonsbayarea.com
Traverse City Tourism101 W Grandview Pkwy, Traverse City, MI 49684

See our friends at TC Tourism for great ideas!

https://www.traversecity.com
Sleeping Bear Dunes Visitor Center Tourism9922 W Front St, Empire, MI 49630

Check out their website for more information!

http://www.sleepingbeardunes.com/the-park/park-visitor-center
Pirates Cove Kid Friendly1710 US-31, Traverse City, MI 49686Two 18-hole mini-golf courses featuring pirate-themed challenges, plus a zipline & water rides.
Great Lakes Children's Museum Kid Friendly13240 S W Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684Little ones learn about the Great Lakes & more from hands-on activities, including a water table.
Clinch Park Splash Pad Beaches, Kid Friendly111 E Grandview Pkwy, Traverse City, MI 49684

Mini waterpark on West Grand Traverse Bay

Great Wolf Lodge Hotels, Kid Friendly3575 N US Highway 31 S, Traverse City, MI 49684This happening, all-suite resort hotel features rustic suites with microwaves, minifridges and coffeemakers, as well as free Wi-Fi and TVs. Parking is complimentary. There are 4 restaurants; 1 has a bar, and there is also a dessert shop. Other amenities include an indoor water park, an arcade, a bowling alley and mini-golf, along with a spa, a 24-hour fitness room and a business center.
Cherry Capital Cab TransportationTraverse City

24/7 taxi, shuttle and airport service every day of the year.

https://www.cherrycapitalcab.com
Traverse City Wine and Beer Tours TransportationTraverse City

Specialize in wine, brewery and distillery tours in Traverse City, Torch Lake and Petoskey, bachelor and bachelorette parties, wedding transportation and more. https://wineandbeertours.com/

Lyft TransportationTraverse City

Use your mobile app to access drives at any time.

Uber TransportationTraverse City

Use your mobile app to access drives at any time.

Traverse City Tours TransportationTraverse City

Private bus group tours and private Cadillac Tours available every day.

http://traversecitytours.com
Brew Bus TransportationTraverse City

Whether you enjoy Old Mission Wineries, Leelanau Peninsula Wineries, or Traverse City Breweries, the Brew Bus will ensure that you have an amazing time. http://tcbrewbus.com/

The Leland Lodge Hotels565 Pearl St, Leland, MI 49654

Overlooking Leland Golf Club, this cozy, low-rise lodge lies a 7-minute walk from a Lake Michigan beach and a 4-minute walk from other beaches on Lake Leelanau with an onsite wine bar and restaurant. Beach cruiser bikes can be rented or cozy up at the communal fireside lounge and enjoy regular live entertainment.

The Vinyard Inn on Suttons Bay Hotels1338 N Pebble Beach Dr, Suttons Bay, MI 49682

Overlooking Suttons Bay, this refined waterfront lodge is 2 miles from downtown Suttons Bay, with an on-site bistro and wine bar, plus a limo shuttle to local wineries.

Bayshore Resort Hotels833 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686Overlooking a bay between the Old Mission and Leelanau peninsulas, this Victorian-style beach hotel lies 3.5 miles from Cherry Capital Airport and 5 miles from the Mount Holiday Ski Area.
Grand Traverse Resort & Spa Hotels100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd, Acme, MI 49610

Set on 900 acres of woodland and gardens, this sprawling resort is 7 miles from Cherry Capital Airport and 11 miles from Grand Traverse Mall.

Hotel Indigo Hotels263 W Grandview Pkwy, Traverse City, MI, 49684

Set in a brick-and-stone building across the street from the beach and West Grand Traverse Bay, this informal hotel features walls with photographic prints, and bathrooms with wood-effect tiles. The rooms come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and coffeemakers. Some provide bay views.

Traverse City Whiskey Company Distillery201 E 14th St, Traverse City, MI 49684

Craft distillery/tasting room offering tours & artisanal whiskey cocktails in speakeasy bar setting.

Northern Latitudes Distillery Distillery112 E Philip St, Lake Leelanau, MI 49653

Creator of inventive rum, gin, vodka, whiskey & liqueurs offering a large tasting room & gift shop.

Mammoth Distilling Distillery221 Garland St d, Traverse City, MI 49684

Their TC outpost offers fabulous craft and classic cocktails in a rustic lounge. Visit their maker space to learn about the distilling process, buy a bottle to take home, sign up for a class or book your next event there for a uniquely interactive experience.

Grand Traverse Distillery Distillery215 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684

For the past decade their still has been utilized to produce the region's premiere spirits from grain to bottle, spirits that have received international acclaim and awards.

Short's Brewing Company Brewery121 N Bridge St, Bellaire, MI 49615

Counter service gastropub offers 20 house beers & menu inspired by the band Ween, plus local music

Monkey Fist Brewing Company Brewery331 E State St, Traverse City, MI 49684

Cool beer hall with outdoor tables dispensing a changing selection of locally-crafted brews.

Mitten Brewing Company - Northport Brewery112 W Nagonaba St, Northport, MI 49670

Nestled in the center of historic Northport, Mitten Northport offers guests a chance to enjoy their favorite Mitten tap selections while taking in the view of Grand Traverse Bay and Northport Marina.

Hop Lot Brewing Company Brewery658 S W Bay Shore Dr, Suttons Bay, MI 49682

Small batch microbrewery with on-site hop garden, beer garden, patio and tasting room; Located in Suttons Bay, Michigan.

Right Brain Brewery Brewery225 E Sixteenth St, Traverse City, MI 49684

This microbrewery serves its own brands of brews & waffle sandwiches in a creative, industrial site.

Rare Bird Brewpub Brewery229 Lake Ave, Traverse City, MI 49684

Industrial spot in a restored building with house & regional beers, plus seasonal grub & live music.

Bonobo WineryWinery12011 Center Rd, Traverse City, MI 49685

Unique views of West bay from Old Mission. $10 for 6 tastes.

Chateau Grand TraverseWinery12239 Center Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686

Located on Old Mission Peninsula the family owned and operated winery offers a Northern Michigan experience. $3 for five tastes of signature wines / $5 for five tastes of reserve wines.

Chateau ChantelWinery15900 Rue Devin, Traverse City, MI 49686

Located on a 65-acre estate on Old Mission Peninsula, the B&B provides a unique destination including a bed & breakfast. $5 per person for six tastings.

Bowers Harbor Vineyard & WineryWinery2896 Bowers Harbor Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686

Established in 1991, Bowers Harbor Vineyards is nestled half way up Old Mission Peninsula. Groups of 7 people or less: $5 to sample five.

2 Lads WineryWinery16985 Smokey Hollow Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686The winery’s modern facility is perched over East Bay Mission Peninsula in Traverse City, Michigan. $7 to sample current wines.
Willow VineyardWinery9419, 10702 E Hilltop Rd, Suttons Bay, MI 49682

Located on a hillside in Suttons Bay, the panoramic views of West Traverse Bay add to the views of the vineyard.​ See website for more details.

Verterra WineryWinery103 E River St, Leland, MI 49654

Rustic brick tasting room & retail market offering the wares of a family-owned local winemaker. Tasting fees change.

Two K Farms Tasting Rooms3872 S W Bay Shore Dr, Suttons Bay, MI 49682

Located just south of Sutton's Bay on M-22 with views of West Grand Traverse Bay.

Rove EstateWinery7007 E Traverse Hwy, Traverse City, MI 49684

At 1165 feet, their tasting room sits at the highest point in Leelanau County.

L. MawbyWinery4519 S. Elm Valley Road, Suttons Bay, MI 49682

Known for sparkling wines. Groups of 8 or more require a reservation, $10/person. No groups over 15 are allowed.

Green Bird Cellars & FarmsWinery9825 Engles Road Northport, MI 49670

Tasting room is located on a farm on the Leelanau Peninsula two miles south of the waterfront Northport. $3 for 5 tastes per person or $5 for 5 tastes for couples

45 NorthWinery8580 E. Horn Road, Lake Leelanau, MI 49653This small winery boasts a rustic, post-and-beam barn tasting room tucked in the trees of Leelanau's rolling hills. 5 tastes for $7. Groups of 8 or more, 5 tastes for $10
Chateau De LeelanauWinery5048 S W Bay Shore Dr, Suttons Bay, MI 49682

Tasting room positioned at the entrance of Leelanau County’s wine country, right at the corner of M-22 and Hilltop Rd. 6 preselected tastings for $5

Boathouse VineyardsWinery115 St Mary's St, Lake Leelanau, MI 49653

Located on M204 at the bridge in the Village of Lake Leelanau, the small Tasting Room is right on the Lake. 3 tastes for $3, 5 tastes for $5. Exception: Cherry Dessert Wine

Bluestone VineyardsWinery780 N Sylt Rd, Lake Leelanau, MI 49653Vineyard is tucked away on 40 acres just off M204. Tasting room sits amidst vines with views of vineyards, orchards and the Leelanau landscape. 3 tastes for $3, 5 tastes for $5.
Fishtown Boutiques/ Shopping203 W River St, Leland, MI 49654Outfitter offerin retail for seasonal sport, adventure, outdoor, water, tourism and more.