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Leelanau vacations are woven of beach days beside sparkling blue
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PADDLEBOARD ON LAKE MICHIGAN: Rent your board at NORTH SHORE OUTFITTERS, 119 WAUKAZOO ST., NORTHPORT. 231.386.1222.
DRIVE M22 AROUND THE PENINSULA: This scenic highway traces the Leelanau Peninsula pinkie, delivering stunning views and Norman Rockwell sketches of small towns. Start at the junction of M22 and M72 on Traverse City’s west side. Head north and keep driving until you loop around to Empire. PETERSON PARK: Spend the day searching for Petoskey stones at this beautiful rocky Lake Michigan beach, then climb back up the steps to the park in time to watch the sun set. From Northport, follow M201 north and turn west at Peterson Park Rd.
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Close to amenities, these pretty oases are especially great for families: Northport: Sweet Haserot Park beach, just steps from downtown on the calm waters of Northport Bay, sets you up for the perfect beach day.
Omena: This sandy little gem on Lake Michigan’s darling Omena Bay is just past where M22 makes a sharp curve in tiny downtown Omena. Provisions, dining and wine tasting nearby. On Omena Point Road.
Suttons Bay: The shallows of West Grand Traverse Bay at Suttons Bay’s Marina Park are outfitted with a playground, picnic tables and grills. Ice cream, groceries, shops and restaurants are close at hand. On Front Street just off the downtown. Lake Leelanau: This road-end beach on Lake Leelanau a mile west of the village of Lake Leelanau is a pleasant place to spread a towel or head out for a paddle. The village has everything you need from gas, ice and groceries to Indian carry-out food at NJ’s Grocery. From the village, west on M204 about a mile, right on Popp Rd.
Leland: From beachy, bustling, amenity-filled Leland, follow Cedar St. (at Van’s Garage) west to Lake Michigan at road’s end. A short trail leads you to Hall Beach, a prime stretch of frontage that cozies up to the boutiques and eateries of Fishtown. The big lake too cold? Check out Nedow’s Bay beach on Lake Leelanau. Head north on M22, right on Pearl St. and take it to the end.
Glen Arbor: Three roads in this perfectly appointed Lake Michigan town lead to lovely slices of public beach—and unforgettable sunsets over Sleeping Bear Point and the Manitou Islands. Find Bay Road off M22 about a mile north of town. In town, both S. Lake (at the Lake Michigan boat launch) and S. Manitou streets lead to the beach. Parking is on the roads, or behind the township hall on Western Avenue (M22). Empire: Two beaches here: A wide sandy beach where the Lake Michigan surf rolls in big and bold and, across the parking lot, warm, shallow South Bar Lake. Restrooms, playground, picnic tables and grills all add up to a heavenly beach day. Follow signs from downtown.
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Leelanau State Park: A short hike in to this beach on Cathead Bay, at the tip of the Leelanau Peninsula, might just yield the best secret you didn’t know about in Northern Michigan. The waters are Caribbean-clear and the beach is pristine. The rest of the park is a gem, too: 55 rustic campsites, 8.5 miles of hiking trails and the 1852-built Grand Traverse Lighthouse museum (more on page 12). You’ll need a pass ($11 annually per vehicle for Michigan residents; nonresidents, $8.40 per day). 15310
Glen Haven: One of Lake Michigan’s best destination beaches is located in this historic ghost town, on the sandy shoreline just past the Cannery Boat Museum. Too crowded? Turn left on M209 and pull over anywhere you see your beach desire. In a mile or so you’ll come to the Sleeping Bear Maritime Station (more on page 12); park there and roam the sandy shoreline of Sleeping Bear Point.
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Little Glen Lake: Hot and sweaty after a walk up (and run down) the Sleeping Bear Dune Climb? A public beach on shallow, sandybottomed Little Glen is within sight, just south on M109.
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore: Thirty-five miles of pristine Lake Michigan mainland shoreline make this a mecca for beach worshippers. Check out these accesses to long, dreamy stretches of sand. Park entrance fees run from $5 to $20. For information on purchasing them: 231.326.4700, NPS.GOV/SLBE/PLANYOURVISIT/FEES.HTM. North Bar: An inviting channel connects North Bar Lake to Lake Michigan at this popular beach, meaning you can do everything from shallow water splashing to body surfing here.
Good Harbor and Shalda Creek: The gorgeous beaches of Lake Michigan’s Good Harbor Bay can be accessed off M22 at the ends of county roads 669 and 651. There’s superb sand here, but if you head left at the 669 beach you’ll come to where sweet, shallow Shalda Creek flows into Lake Michigan.
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This 35-mile-long national park woven of sand dunes, sparkling waters, forests, North and South Manitou Islands, wildlife, picturesque farmsteads and maritime history is the major attraction in Leelanau County.
The Dune Climb: Walk up and run and roll down this giant mountain of a sandbox. Five miles north of Empire on M109.
Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive: This seven-mile road winds through dunes and forests and is punctuated by jaw-dropping overlooks, picnic spots and trailheads.
Pyramid Point Lookout: A half-mile trail leads to a breathtaking panorama of water, sky and North and South Manitou Islands. The road to the trailhead cuts through the picturesque farmsteads of the Port Oneida Rural Historic District (for more see page 12).
North and South Manitou Islands: Please see page 21
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History Leelanau Historical Museum: A wonderful collection of photographs and memorabilia celebrating the diverse cultures and colorful past of the Leelanau Peninsula and nearby iconic Fishtown. Leelanau Historical Museum, 203 E. CEDAR ST., LELAND, 231.256.7475, LEELANAUHISTORY.ORG.
Eyawiing Museum & Cultural Center: Exhibits and artifacts dedicated to the history of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians. The museum store features the work of tribal artists and craftspeople. 2304 N. WEST BAYSHORE DR., PESHAWBESTOWN, 231.534.7764, GTBINDIANS.ORG.
Empire Heritage Museum: See a oneroom schoolhouse, a turn-of-the-last-century saloon, blacksmith shop and more. 11544 S. LACORE, EMPIRE, 231.326.5568, MICHIGAN.ORG/ PROPERTY/EMPIRE-AREA-MUSEUM.
Grand Traverse Lighthouse: Climb to the top of the lighthouse, tour the keeper’s quarters at this beautifully restored lighthouse that has been standing sentinel at the entrance to Grand Traverse Bay from its post at the tip of the Leelanau Peninsula since 1852. ($4 adult, $2 child, 5 & under free). You’ll also need a vehicle pass ($11 annually per vehicle for Michigan residents; nonresidents, $8.40 per day). 5500 N. LIGHTHOUSE POINT RD., NORTHPORT, 231.386.7195, GRANDTRAVERSELIGHTHOUSE.COM.
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore: In Glen Haven, shop for old-fashioned treats and toys at the general store. Find a working blacksmith shop and a wooden boat museum next door. Also in Glen Haven, at the Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard Station Maritime Museum, catch a live reenactment of a shipwreck rescue (in which Raggedy Ann & Andy play the part of the rescued) every summer day at 3 p.m. North of Glen Arbor off M22, more than a dozen 19th-century subsistence farmsteads make up the Port Oneida Rural Historic District. To see this peaceful valley come alive, mark the calendar for the annual Port Oneida fair, held August 7 and 8 in 2015. For information and visitors passes: 231.326.4700, 12 MyNorth.com
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Perched at the tip of the Leelanau Peninsula, Northport is one of the most energized towns on the peninsula, featuring a Music in the Park series on summer Friday evenings and boasting antiques shops, art galleries, cafes, a taproom, restaurant/bowling alley, wine tasting room and more. Cinnamon buns at Barb’s Bakery, pulled pork at The Garage and the great wine-and-motorcycle theme at Motovino Cellars are just some of the things that make a Northport day.
This teensy village at a bend in M22 has a million-dollar view of gorgeous Omena Bay, plus treasures like the historic Omena General Store, Tamarack Gallery and Leelanau Cellars’ stunning waterfront tasting room. You haven’t had the full Omena experience until you’ve taken a seat waterside at Knot Just a Bar.
Suttons Bay This town on West Grand Traverse Bay set a Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of canoes and kayaks in September of 2013. When they aren’t nudging their boats together, the citizens and summer folk of Suttons Bay are reveling in their beautiful 19th-century downtown snuggled
between the bustle of Traverse City and Leelanau County’s bucolic vineyard and orchard country. Stocked to its limits with restaurants, home décor shops and boutiques, Suttons Bay also boasts Bahle’s, a purveyor of upscale sportswear and one of the oldest businesses in Michigan. Cap off your Suttons Bay day with a movie at the 1920-built Bay Theatre.
Lake Leelanau Straddling the picturesque Lake Leelanau narrows—the thin channel connecting the lake’s north and south lobes—this quiet town is becoming a miniature masterpiece of flavors. Find The Boathouse wine tasting room, Bella Fortuna, an elegant and authentic Italian restaurant, the century-old Fountain Point resort, some of the region’s favorite wineries, Northern Latitudes Distillery (with tasting room!) and NJ’s, a grocery with a kitchen that churns out killer Indian take-out.
Leland Watch boats putt in and out of the harbor, charter a fishing trip, hop the ferry to the Manitou Islands, pick up a pretzel-bread sandwich at the Village Cheese Shanty in Fishtwown, sip a Chubby Mary (a bloody Mary with a smoked chub tucked in) at The Cove, taste at the Verterra Winery wine bar, treat yourself to cinnamon twists at The Bluebird Restaurant.
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Cedar Cute shops help shape this town’s identity. But it’s the sausages at the renowned Pleva’s Meat Market, smoked meats (the mini-ham!) at Bunting’s Cedar Market and unexpectedly great tacos to-go at Cedar Sol Hydro Farm that give it flavor! The lively annual Polka Festival is held July 2 through 6 this year.
Maple City A tiny, scenic town that got its start as a shoe-peg factory set amid a swath of maple timber. The village’s original name, “Pegtown Station,” lives on at the Pegtown Station restaurant, home to some of the best pizza and breakfasts around. Find great smoked meats here at Gabe’s Country Market, and pick your own blueberries and raspberries in season at Westover Market.
Glen Arbor A true resort town with a front row seat for sunsets over Lake Michigan’s Sleeping Bear Bay. The downtown is a lively scene, with galleries, boutiques, restaurants and souvenir shops. Put in for a day on Sleeping Bear Bay at the north end of S. Lake St., browse all things cherry at Cherry Republic, paddle the Crystal River, bike the Sleeping Bear Dunes Heritage Trail, listen to live music on the deck at Boondock’s, charter a fishing trip at Reel Tales Fishing Charters.
Empire This laid-back beach town is the southern gateway to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Hike the Empire Bluffs trail, find out what’s biting where at Empire Outdoors, get the surf report at Sleeping Bear Surf and Kayak, grab a burger and a beer at Joe’s Friendly Tavern and hit Grocer’s Daughter Chocolates, considered among the best chocolatiers in the nation. All good things, but in this town, every day begins and ends at the stunning Empire beach. MyNorth 2015 Vacation! 17
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KIDS The Dune Climb: Please see page 11. Summer Art Classes: The Old Art Building and Community Cultural Center in Leland (111 S. MAIN ST., LELAND, 231.256.2131, OLDARTBUILDING.COM) and the Glen Arbor Art Association (6031 S. LAKE ST., GLEN ARBOR, 231.334.6112, GLENARBORART.ORG)
both offer classes for kids (and adults!).
Take the Family Bowling: Six lanes at the fun family restaurant, Tuckers of Northport. 116 WAUKAZOO, NORTHPORT, Find tons more Events at MyNorth.com > Events
Empire Asparagus Festival, May 15 &16: This celebration of the area’s delicious fresh asparagus (thank you sandy soil!) offers an asparagus food tent, asparagus cook-off, asparagus spear-throwing contest, an “Ode to Asparagus” poetry contest and an asparagus parade—asparagus attire encouraged. EMPIRECHAMBER.COM.
Inland Seas Education Center: Kids can play with touch-tanks and underwater cameras to learn about Great Lakes ecology. 100 DAME ST., SUTTONS BAY, 231.271.3077, SCHOOLSHIP.ORG.
Paddle the Crystal River: Please see page 23.
Great Lakes Children’s Museum and Carter’s Kids Playground: Pair
Glen Arbor BBQ and Brew Festival June 20: Glen Arbor salutes the beginning
a day at this interactive museum with the nearby nautically themed play area built by HGTV star Carter Oosterhouse’s Carter’s Kids charity. Top it off with a dip at the adjacent Elmwood Township beach. 13240 S. WEST BAY SHORE DR., TRAVERSE
of summer with great food and Michigan microbrews. VISITGLENARBOR.COM.
CITY. 231.932.4526, GREATLAKESKIDS.ORG.
Leland Wine & Food Festival, June 13: Wine, brew, food tasting and live music under the tent at the beautiful Leland Harbor. 1–8 p.m., $15 online, $20 day of. LELANDMI.COM.
Cedar Polka Fest, July 2 through 5: A four-day, non-stop celebration of the area’s Polish heritage. Featuring a Catholic “Polka Mass,” polka parade, plenty of brews and dancing on a 40-by-80-foot wooden dance floor under the big tent in downtown Cedar. CEDARPOLKAFEST.COM. Leelanau Peninsula Chamber of Commerce Wine on the Water Festival, July 18: Featuring wine, brews and food from local vendors, plus live music and other fun. 1–7 p.m. at Marina Park in Suttons Bay. LEELANAUCHAMBER.COM.
Inland Seas Classic Boat Show & Great Lakes Celebration, July 25: A gathering of classic boats: canoes, kayaks, sailboats, powerboats and even rowboats. Suttons Bay, 231.271.3077, SCHOOLSHIP.ORG.
Suttons Bay Art Festival, August 1 & 2: Showcasing works by more than 100
artists, plus food vendors. At Marina Park in downtown Suttons Bay. SUTTONSBAYARTFESTIVAL.ORG.
Port Oneida Fair, August 7 & 8: Demonstrations of 19th-century farm life—butter making, candle dipping, basket weaving and more. NPS.GOV/SLBE.
Northport Wine Festival, August 8: Wine, ciders and beer made north of M204. Festivities begin at noon, following the famous Northport Dog Parade! NORTHPORTOMENACHAMBER.ORG. 20 MyNorth.com
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North and South Manitou Islands
MORGAN TAYLOR AND ANGELA BROWN
The experience begins with the ferry trip on a Manitou Island Transit ferry across Lake Michigan’s Manitou Passage. The ferry to South Manitou runs daily in the summer, so you can daytrip or camp overnight on this beautiful island with its 19th-century lighthouse, ancient stand of virgin cedars known as the Valley of the Giants, and motorized tours of what was once a bustling pioneer community. Another South Manitou Island wonder is the wreck of the freighter the Francisco Morazan, visible just off the southwest shore.
Be prepared to camp if you are headed to North Manitou Island, because the ferry stops only once a day. Find miles of wooded and shoreline trails to hike, an inland lake and, near the ferry docks, a row of historic cottages—one is thought to be designed by Frank Lloyd Wright when he was a young, obscure architect. Before you reach either island, know that you should be prepared for anything nature chooses to dish out—heat, thunder, lightning,
Rising off the Leelanau Peninsula mainland, the uninhabited Manitou Islands are adventures waiting to happen. cold, mosquitoes and the (infrequent) possibility that you may have to stay longer than expected because seas are too rough for the ferry. Camping on both islands is primitive and by reservation: 877.444.677 OR ONLINE AT RECREATION.GOV. Ferry reservations at 231.256.9061, MANITOUTRANSIT.COM.
Learn more and purchase a park visitors pass at Phillip A. Hart Visitor Center, at the corner of M22 and M72 in Empire, 9922 W. FRONT ST., EMPIRE. 231.326.4700, NPS.GOV/SLBE.
Fishtown This enclave of fishing shanties, smokehouses and two fishing tugs strung out along the Leland River wharf at the Leland Harbor is a beloved piece of Great Lake’s history. Boutiques and eateries now fill many of the shanties, but charter fishing boats still bring in the catch. FISHTOWNMI.ORG. MyNorth 2015 Vacation! 21
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Charter Fishing Bike Trails Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail: When completed this trail will span 27 miles. Over 9 miles have been finished so far, connecting Empire, the Sleeping Bear Dune Climb, the historic village of Glen Haven and Glen Arbor; this summer the trail will expand north of Glen Arbor to Port Oneida and in 2016 it will run all the way to Good Harbor.
Rent Bikes: In Empire at Empire Outdoors, 11690 S. LACORE ST., EMPIRE, 231.326.5433,
In Glen Arbor at Crystal River Outfitters, (6298 WESTERN AVE., GLEN EMPIREMIOUTDOORS.COM.
ARBOR, 231.0334.4424, CRYSTALRIVEROUTFITTERS. COM). SLEEPINGBEARTRAIL.ORG.
Leelanau Trail: Running through the last
The Manitou Passage, with its twin Manitou Islands as a backdrop, is a picturesque spot to try your luck for chinook and coho salmon, steelhead, and lake and brown trout. Most charter fishing guides offer half-
day and full-day trips for up to six people. Necessities: A cooler for your catch, proper clothing for the weather (it’s always chillier out on the water), and a fishing license. Charters out of Leland include Whitecap Charters (231.271.4524, CAPTJACKDUFFY. COM), Far-Fetched (231.941.4376, FAR-FETCHED.COM) and Fishtown Charters (231.256.9639, FISHTOWNCHARTERS.COM). Charters out of Glen Arbor include Reel Tales (231.334.3632, REELTALES.NET) and Watta Bite (231.409.0963, WATTABITE.COM).
of Leelanau County’s former railroad corridors, this 17-mile nonmotorized path winds through forests, orchards, meadows and wetlands from Suttons Bay to Traverse City. Stop at DeYoung Natural Area along the way for a short walk to an observation platform on Cedar Lake. Find the Suttons Bay trailhead on Fourth Street. TRAVERSETRAILS.ORG.
Rent Bikes: Suttons Bay Bikes, 318 ST. JOSEPH AVE., SUTTONS BAY, (IN THE ALLEY BEHIND THE POST OFFICE), 231.421.6815, SUTTONSBAYBIKES.COM.
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More lakes, beaches and watersports MyNorth.com > Outdoors
Get on the Water Paddle the Crystal River: The Crystal is a slow, shallow and easily navigable river winding through Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, making it ideal for leisurely floats with plenty of wildlife watching. Find rentals at Crystal River Outfitters.
and puttering around on a pontoon. Rent pontoons at On the Narrows Marina (231.334.4891, NARROWS-MARINA.COM), Glen Craft Marina (231.334.4556, GLENCRAFTMARINA.COM) and Glen Lake Marine 231.326.5666, GLENLAKEMARINE.COM.
6249 RIVER RD., GLEN ARBOR, 231.334.4420, CRYSTALRIVEROUTFITTERS.COM.
Take a Sunset Cruise: Manitou Island Transit’s 1.5-hour evening cruises on the Mishe-Mokwa depart from Leland to offer gorgeous views of landmarks like Pyramid Point and North Manitou Shoal Light. Running from late June through mid-August. 207 W. RIVER ST., LELAND, 231.256.9061, MANITOUTRANSIT.COM.
Pontoon Glen Lake: This inland jewel is actually comprised of two interconnected bodies of water—Big Glen and Little Glen—that combine for lazy afternoons of sunning, swimming
Big Boat Sailing: Climb aboard the WhoDo?, a 48-foot world-champion ocean racer for a thrilling open-water cruise on Grand Traverse Bay and Lake Michigan. Charters originate from the G. Marsten Dame Marina in Northport. 110 S. WAUKAZOO ST., NORTHPORT, 231.386.1027, BIGBOATSAILING.COM.
Sail the Inland Seas: Programming includes hands-on ecology cruises, nighttime star-gazing cruises and more. Operated by the nonprofit Inland Seas Education Association. 100 DAME ST., SUTTONS BAY. 231.271.3077, SCHOOLSHIP.ORG.
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Leelanau Winery &Tasting Tour Find wine map on page 29
1. Bel Lago Vineyard & Winery: The lovely
6. Good Harbor Vineyards: Home to one of the largest pinot grigio plantings in Michigan, this friendly winery is run by a third-generation Leelanau fruit-farming family. 34 S. MANITOU TRAIL,
11. Silver Leaf Vineyard & Winery: A
lake views inspired the name of this winery; the family-owned vineyards produce carefully crafted European varietals. 6530 S. LAKESHORE DR., CEDAR, 231.228.4800, BELLAGO.COM.
LAKE LEELANAU, 231.256.5636, GOODHARBOR.COM.
2. Longview Vineyard & Winery: Sip reds,
7. Verterra Winery: Housed in a 1927-built
12 . Raftshol Vineyards: The first in the region
whites and mead in the downtown Cedar tasting room. 8697 GOOD HARBOR TRAIL, CEDAR, 231.228.2880,
brick barbershop just off the Leland River. Serves assorted fine wines, fruit wines and hard cider. 103 E.
to specialize in Bordeaux varietals and red vinifera grapes. 1865 N. WEST BAYSHORE DR., SUTTONS BAY,
RIVER ST., LELAND, 231.256.2155, VERTERRAWINERY.COM.
3. Cherry Republic Winery: Sample cherry wines, hard cherry cider and on-tap cherry sodas in this fun Glen Arbor outpost. 6026 S. LAKE
8. Good Neighbor Organic Vineyard & Winery: The region’s first certified organic
13. Tandem Ciders: The setting is as laid-back
ST., GLEN ARBOR, 231.334.3150, CHERRYREPUBLIC.COM.
vineyard and winery produces hard ciders, fruit wine and table wine. 9525 ENGLES RD., NORTHPORT,
30-acre estate tucked among cherry and apple orchards, pouring small-batch, hand-bottled wines. 11061 E. SILVER LEAF FARM RD., SUTTONS BAY,
as a neighborhood pub; the ciders, which come both hard and sweet, are a revelation. 2055 N. SETTERBO RD., SUTTONS BAY, 231.271.0050, TANDEM-
9. Motovino Cellars: This tasting room mar-
14. Forty-Five North Vineyard & Winery: Acclaimed steel- and barrel-aged
4. M-22 Glen Arbor: Select from 13 wines
developed in conjunction with Black Star Farms vintners. M22, GLEN ARBOR, 231.334.4425, CRYSTALRIVEROUTFITTERS.COM.
ries the owners’ biggest passions: motorcycles, cars and Leelanau wines. 110 S. WAUKAZOO ST., NORTHPORT, 231.386.1027, MOTOVINOCELLARS.COM.
5. Chateau Fontaine: Distinct wines in a laid-back setting that pays homage to the region’s French roots. 2290 S. FRENCH RD., LAKE
wines, in a tasting room housed in a handhewn post-and-beam barn. 8580 E. HORN RD., LAKE LEELANAU, 231.271.1188, FORTYFIVENORTH.
10. Leelanau Wine Cellars: A beautiful
LEELANAU, 231.256.0000, CHATEAUFONTAINE.COM.
waterfront tasting room right on Omena Bay; this award-winning label is a regional favorite.
5019 N. WEST BAYSHORE DR., OMENA, 231.386.5201,
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19. Boskydel Vineyard: The first wine cellar in Leelanau County, with French-American hybrid wines and a humble tasting room. 7501 E. OTTO RD., LAKE LEELANAU, 231.256.7272, BOSKYDEL.COM.
20.Black Star Farms: An agri-tourism destination, with world-class wines and fruit brandies, plus a B&B, creamery and farm-totable dinners. 10844 E. REVOLD RD., SUTTONS BAY, 231.944.1250, BLACKSTARFARMS.COM.
21. Biglittle: Small batch, handcrafted wines. 4519 S. ELM VALLEY RD., SUTTONS BAY, 231.714.4854, SECURE.BIGLITTLEWINES.COM.
22. Mawby: Proprietor Larry Mawby crafts elegant methode champenoise and cuvée close sparkling wines with playful names. 4519 S. ELM VALLEY RD., SUTTONS BAY, 231.271.3522, LMAWBY.COM.
23. Ciccone Vineyard & Winery: An Old World tasting room in a breathtaking hilltop location, crafting European-style wines. 10343 E. HILLTOP RD., SUTTONS BAY, 231.271.5533, CICCONEVINEYARD.COM.
24. Willow Vineyard: Small-production artisan wines and breathtaking views of West Bay at this lovely hillside tasting room. 10702 E. HILLTOP RD., SUTTONS BAY, 231.271.4810, WILLOWVINEYARD-
15. Aurora Cellars: Full-production boutique
winery that features Old-World charm and epicurean small plates to complement wine tasting. 7788 E HORN RD., LAKE LEELANAU, 231.994.3188,
25. Chateau de Leelanau Vineyard & Winery: A Leelanau stalwart for more
than a decade, with complex fine wines and ciders. 5048 S. WEST BAYSHORE DR., SUTTONS BAY,
16. Blustone Vineyards: Expect big things
from this newcomer; its wines have already garnered a number of awards. 780 N. SYLT RD.,
26. Shady Lane Cellars: Sublime table and
LAKE LEELANAU, 231.256.0146, BLUSTONEVINEYARDS. COM.
sparkling wine served in a beautifully renovated, century-old fieldstone chicken coop. 9580 SHADY
Two Breweries and a Distillery Hop Lot Brewing Co.: Up to 14 brews, some hoppy and some not. 658 S. WEST-BAY SHORE DR., SUTTONS BAY, HOPLOTBREWING.COM.
LN., SUTTONS BAY, 231.947.8865, SHADYLANECELLARS.
17. Boathouse Vineyard: Sip award-win-
Northport Brewing: Belgian and American
ning wines on the covered porch or in an Adirondack chair right on the Lake Leelanau waterfront. 115 ST. MARY’S ST., LAKE LEELANAU,
27. Three Fires: Custom-blended wines from
style ales served in this downtown taproom that features a huge patio with views of the Northport marina. 112 W. NAGANOBA ST.,
select Michigan wines in the style of European vintages. 5064 S. WEST BAY SHORE DR., SUTTONS BAY,
NORTHPORT, 231.386.1101, LOCALBEERISBETTER.COM.
18. Laurentide: Focusing on six varietals to create distinctive wines, including Leelanau’s first award-winning estate-grown sauvignon blanc. 56 S. FRENCH RD., LAKE LEELANAU, 231.994.2147, LAURENTIDEWINERY.COM.
Northern Latitudes Distillery: Free tastings 28.Brengman Brothers Crain Hill Vineyards: Top-notch wine-making and biodynamic growing practices yield exceptional wines that aficionados will not want to miss.
of spirit-full concoctions like Iced Dune Vodka, Mackinac Island Fudge Liqueur and Limocello di Leelanau. 112 E. PHILIP ST., LAKE LEELANAU, 231.256.2700, NORTHERNLATITUDESDISTILLERY.COM.
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Tucker’s of Northport
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Ahhh, vacation. Vines growing grapes galore, trees scarlet with cherries, skies the bluest of blue, beaches and crystal clear water everywhere you look…Welcome to Northport. Experience Tucker’s of Northport. Delicious food, casual dining, bowling fun for everyone. 116 W A U K A Z O O S T . , N O R T H P O R T W W W. T U C K E R S N P. C O M
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We have your We have your favorite designers! favorite designers! (clothes you need!)
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