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You know vacations are going to be first-class where sugar-sand beaches edge into azure waters and romantic vineyards and orchards decorate beautiful rolling hills. Toss in a food and microbrew scene that makes the likes of summertime resident and celebrity chef Mario Batali swoon, and add postcard-pretty villages filled with boutiques and galleries, and you will understand why no one leaves this peninsula without falling in love with it. Enjoy this guide to everything that makes Leelanau County special!

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PICK YOUR OWN CHERRIES Stowe Farms, Northport. 231.386.7716, localdifference.org.

ENJOY MUSIC ON THE MOUNTAIN Ride the chairlift (or take a golf course) to the Top of Bay Mountain, where Thursday evening concerts are accompanied by an inspirational Lake Michigan view. The Homestead, Glen Arbor. 231.334.5000, thehomesteadresort.com.

HIT A FARMERS MARKET Get the freshest produce and meet Leelanau County farmers at weekly markets in six villages. The schedule: leelanau.cc/farmersmarket.asp.

INDULGE IN A CHUBBY MARY This bloody Mary with two olives and a smoked chub is part drink/part appetizer. It’s even served with a small plate and silverware. The Cove, Leland. 231.256.9834, thecoveleland.com.

EXPLORE A NATURAL AREA The Leelanau Conservancy has protected and opened to the public a smorgasbord of beautiful landscapes—from big water to farmsteads to streams. Maps and info at leelanauconservancy.org.

VISIT LEELANAU CHEESE Watch through a big window as this award-winning French- and Swiss-style cheese is made. South of Suttons Bay on M22. 231.271.2600, leelanaucheese.com.

DRIVE M22 This scenic highway traces the perimeter of Leelanau County, at times hugging the Lake Michigan shore and at times exploring the rolling interior. Make it a daytrip.

CATCH A FLICK AT THE BAY THEATRE Leelanau County’s only movie theater lives up to its billing as a small-town theater with world-class films. Suttons Bay, 231.271.3772, thebaytheatre.com.

THE NORTHERN HOME & COTTAGE HOME TOUR Get a peek into some of those cool homes you’ve been driving by! September 16. MyNorthTickets.com.

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Coastal villages don’t come more charming or welcoming. Set at the tip of the Leelanau Peninsula, Northport offers a free Music in the Park series on Friday evenings in summer, bistros, shops, art galleries, cafes, a taproom, restaurant/bowling alley, a wine tasting room and more. Beyond the village limits, breathtaking scenery (with roadside fruit stands!) rolls out to the north, south and east on rural roads. northportomenachamber.org.

take the 110 steps down to rock-hunt along the 1,000 feet of shoreline. Head north out of Northport on Mill Street (CR201), when it splits, head left on Peterson Park Road.

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BEACH DAYS! Haserot Park beach on the calm waters of Northport Bay, just steps away from the downtown, sets you up for the perfect beach day. At nearby Christmas Cove kick back on 200 sandy and secluded feet of Lake Michigan beach, picnic tables and parking; find it off of E. Christmas Cove Road and Island View Drive, northwest of the village. The mile-long hike to the wide stretch of sandy beach at Cathead Bay in the Leelanau State Park is worth it. Find the trailhead and parking area on Densmore Road off CR629. 231.386.5422. Sunsets are spectacular from Peterson Park, perched high above Lake Michigan. Before the sun dips,

This 1,350-acre park rims Cathead Bay and includes the restored 19th-century Grand Traverse Lighthouse, 8.5 miles of hiking trails, rustic campground and two mini-cabins. Climb to the top of the lighthouse for the best view around, and tour the keeper’s quarters. You’ll need a state Recreation Pass to get in: $11 annually per vehicle for Michigan residents; nonresidents, $9 per day. Available at 15310 N. Lighthouse Road. 231.386.5422, michigandnr.com.

FUN STUFF DOWNTOWN Play the Jerry Matthews–designed 9-hole Northport Creek Golf Course, where the golf carts are solar powered. 231.386.1088, northportcreek.com. Bowl at the family restaurant, Tucker’s of Northport. 231.386.1061, tuckersnp.com. Browse the boats moored at the 100-slip Northport Village Marina. 231.386.5411.

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OMENA You’ll feel as though you drove into the early years of the last century when you enter this micro-village at a bend in M22, with its whitewashed cottages and storefronts, including the Omena Bay Country Store, with its old-timey ambiance. The postcard view of Omena Bay is as picture perfect as it was a hundred years ago, and contemporary gems like the Tamarack Gallery and Leelanau Cellars’ stunning waterfront tasting room round out the Omena experience. northportomenachamber.org. MUST DO You haven’t had the full Omena experience until you’ve taken a seat waterside at Knot Just a Bar. knotjustabar.com. Tickets for fun, festivals and more! MyNorthTickets.com.

BEACH DAYS! The sandy little gem of a beach 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.

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History and fun mingle at the 12.5-acre Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians reservation, 4 miles north of Suttons Bay on M22. Peshawbestown boasts the Leelanau Sands Casino that offers slots, three-card poker, craps, blackjack, roulette and bingo. Also check out the Eyawiing Museum & Cultural Center with its exhibits and artifacts dedicated to the history of this band as well as to the art and crafts of tribal members. 2304 N. West Bayshore Dr., Peshawbestown, gtbindians.org. MUST DO The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians PowWow featuring native singers, dancers, artists, artisans and food booths. August 18–20, 2017. Om

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The Suttons Bay Art Festival: August 5 & 6. Browse the work of a hundred artists. Marina Park, suttonsbayartfestival.org.

Kids and their parents can become Great Lakes water researchers aboard the Inland Seas Education Center’s 77-foot schooner the Inland Seas. Operated by the nonprofit Inland Seas Education Association. 231.271.3077, schoolship.org.

Leelanau Peninsula Wine on the Water Festival: The name sums up this delicious event in Suttons Bay’s Marina Park. July 15. leelanauchamber.com. Tickets for fun, festivals and more! MyNorthTickets.com.

BEACH DAYS! The shallows at Suttons Bay’s Marina Park are outfitted onshore with a playground, picnic tables and grills. On Front Street just off the downtown.

GOLF IN THE ORCHARDS At The Leelanau Club at Bahle Farms 18 dramatic holes wind past working orchards and Lake Michigan vistas. 9505 E. Otto Rd., Suttons Bay, 231.271.2020, leelanauclub.com.

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Paddle the Narrows Natural Area: This 2,350-foot-long wetland joins North and South Lake Leelanau. Watch for raptor nests and all manner of flora and fauna. Rent Kayaks or SUPs, Suttons Bay Bikes, 231.421.6815, suttonsbaybikes.com.

BEACH DAYS! The 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. From the village, west on M204 about a mile, right on Popp Road. 2017 MyNorth VACATION GUIDE

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GLEN ARBOR A true resort town with a front row seat for sunsets over Lake Michigan’s Sleeping Bear Bay, Glen Arbor is completely surrounded by the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore with all of its beaches, trails and more. The downtown is a lively scene, with galleries, boutiques, restaurants, souvenir shops and the perennial favorite totally cherry-themed experience, Cherry Republic. Put your boat in for a day on Sleeping Bear Bay at the launch on the north end of S. Lake St., paddle the Crystal River, bike the Sleeping Bear Dunes Heritage Trail and wine-taste at three in-town wine tasting venues that all feature local wines. visitglenarbor.com. BEACH DAYS! 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 end at the beach. Parking is on the street, or behind the township hall on Western Avenue (M22). Feel like you need more elbow room around your towel? Beaches in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore roll out just outside of town. nps.gov/slbe.

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With the Crystal River, Lake Michigan, the Glen Lakes and a handful of other smaller lakes at its doorstep, Glen Arbor is a fishing mecca. Find the info and book Big Lake Charters out of Leland and Glen Arbor at the Sportman’s Shop (231.334.3872, thesportsmanshop.com). Watta Bite (231.409.0963, wattabite.com) and Reel Tales (231.334.3632, reeltales.net) also charter out of Glen Arbor.

BIKE The 17-mile Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail runs right through Glen Arbor. Access it on Fisher Road off of CR675 (at the Crystal River) or on S. Forest Haven Drive that runs between M22 and M109. sleepingbeartrail.org.

Rent Bikes: Crystal River Outfitters, 231.334.4424, crystalriveroutfitters.com.

PADDLE By kayak or canoe, paddling the sweet, slow Crystal River always promises to be one of your best days ever. Rent your craft: Crystal River Outfitters, 231.334.4424, crystalriveroutfitters.com. sleepingbeartrail.org.

WINE TASTING M22 Wine Tasting: 6249 W. River Rd. (M22), Glen Arbor, 231.334.4420, crystalriveroutfitters.com. Cherry Republic: 6026 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor, 231.226.3014, cherryrepublic.com. Glen Arbor Wines at Sleeping Bear Market: 5873 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor, 231.334.3805, glenarborwines.com.

GLEN ARBOR ART ASSOCIATION Classes (kids and adults), exhibits and other events fill the summer calendar at this arts enclave in the middle of town. 231.334.6112, glenarborart.org.

BOAT The warm, sandy-bottomed Big and Little Glen Lakes are perfect for ski boats, jet skis or pontoons. Rent watercraft 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).

THE HOMESTEAD This gorgeous four-season resort at the mouth of the Crystal River offers a plenitude of lodging. But you don’t need to be a guest to golf on its on-site nine-hole course, find bliss at its spa or dine at its authentic Italian restaurant or take in a Thursday evening Music on the Mountain concert. Winter time brings Tickets skiing and skating. thehomesteadresort.com. for Music on the Mountain at MyNorthTickets.com.

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GET ON THE WATER Surf, Paddleboard or Kayak: Rentals and lessons at Sleeping Bear Surf & Kayak in Empire. sbsurfandkayak.com.

GOLF Hit up the affordable and casual par-72 Dunes Golf Course or its Dune Valley driving range across the street. 231.326.5390, dunesgolf.com.

EMPIRE HERITAGE MUSEUM See a one-room schoolhouse, a turn-of-the-last century saloon, blacksmith shop and more. 231.326.5568, michigan.org/property/empire-area-museum.

BIKE The Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail starts just north of town here and unfurls its (mostly) paved splendor past the Dune Climb to north of Glen Arbor; 17 miles long. sleepingbeartrail.org. Rent Bikes: Empire Outdoors, 231.326.5433, empiremioutdoors.com.

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BEACH DAYS! 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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SLEEPING BEAR DUNES NATIONAL LAKESHORE Inspiration and relaxation are spelled out in the 35-mile shoreline of towering dunes, beaches and Caribbean-colored waters that make up the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Did we mention two gloriously uninhabited islands? If you’ve never been, this place is a must. If you have been, you know why you are coming back. Here’s your up-close-and-personal guide to the long and lovely Leelanau County stretch of this national park. MUST DO Dune Climb Concert July 9, 7 p.m.: The Jimmys belt out their horn-based blues at this annual outdoor concert set at the base of the Sleeping Bear Dune Climb. Bring your beach chairs, blankets and snacks, 231.334.6112, glenarborart.org. Tickets for fun, festivals and more! MyNorthTickets.com.

BEACH DAYS! One of Lake Michigan’s best destination beaches is located in the historic ghost town of Glen Haven, on M109 a couple miles west of Glen Arbor. Too crowded? Turn left at the water and find miles of sandy beach. The gorgeous beaches of Lake Michigan’s Good Harbor Bay can be accessed off M22 at the ends of CR669 and CR651. There’s superb sand here, but a left at the end of CR669 leads you to where sweet, shallow Shalda Creek flows into Lake Michigan. From Empire take M22 north then turn west on Voice Road and wind your way to the popular North Bar Beach where a shallow channel connects North Bar Lake to Lake Michigan.

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» Park entrance fees run from $15 to $30 (for an annual pass). For information on purchasing them: 231.326.4700, nps.gov/slbe/planyourvisit/fees.htm. » Find universal access information for the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore at nps.gov/slbe/planyourvisit/accessibility.htm. » For more information about the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, including campgrounds: nps.gov/slbe; 231.326.4700.

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HISTORY IS FUN The national park service has taken the hamlet of Glen Haven back to its historic roots, complete with a general store that sells old-fashioned treats and toys, a working blacksmith shop and a wooden boat museum. Maritime history comes alive at the nearby Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard Station Maritime Museum, where a live reenactment of a shipwreck rescue (in which Raggedy Ann and Andy play the part of the rescued) happens every summer day at 3 p.m. More than a dozen preserved 19th-century farmsteads dot Port Oneida Rural Historic District north of Glen Arbor off of M22. See many of the farms from the road, or strike out on the Bay

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PADDLE Slow, shallow and easily navigable, the Crystal River winds through Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, making it ideal for wildlife watching. Wear your water shoes because you’ll want to get out and play, and be ready to shoot the culvert under CR675. Find rentals at Crystal River Outfitters in Glen Arbor. 231.334.4420, crystalriveroutfitters.com.

BIKE The Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail stretches from north of Empire all the way to Bohemian Road (near Good Harbor beach), north of the Port Oneida Rural Historic District—a distance of 17 miles. The trail is paved with the exception of two short stretches north of Glen Arbor: a crushed aggregate section through the Port Oneida district and a boardwalk through a wetland along Westman Road. sleepingbeartrail.org. Rent Bikes: In Empire at Empire Outdoors, 231.326.5433, empiremioutdoors.com. In Glen Arbor at Crystal River Outfitters, 231.334.4424, crystalriveroutfitters.com.

SET SAIL FOR THE ISLANDS North and South Manitou Island adventures begin with a trip across Lake Michigan’s Manitou Passage on a Manitou Island Transit ferry. North Manitou is a wilderness area and is managed for backcountry camping. Find miles of wooded and shoreline trails, an inland lake and a handful of historic cottages. South Manitou is managed for both daytrips and backcountry camping. The beautiful island has a 19th-century lighthouse, an ancient stand of virgin cedars known as the Valley of the Giants, and motorized tours of what was once a bustling pioneer community. Camping on both islands is primitive and by reservation: 877.444.677 or online at recreation.gov. The ferry schedule varies by time of year—check the website. Reservations at 231.256.9061, manitoutransit.com.

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Browse the shanty-boutiques of Fishtown—an authentic historic Great Lakes fishing shanty town—watch boats putt in and out of the Leland harbor, charter a fishing trip, hop the ferry to the Manitou Islands, check out the fabulous shops in the village (taste wine and spirits along the way) then take a table at one of the fabulous restaurants in this charming village. lelandmi.com.

This tiny, scenic town 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.

MUST DO Leland Wine & Food Festival, Saturday, June 10. Wine, brew, food tasting and live music under the tent at the Leland Harbor. lelandmi.com. Tickets for fun, festivals and more! MyNorthTickets.com.

BEACH DAYS! 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 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.

MUST DO Head north on Maple City Road to M22 where you’ll find two dining gems across from Little Traverse Lake and surrounded by countryside: Market22 serves up fabulous sandwiches and pizza. 231.228.6422, market22mi. com; Little Traverse Inn Gastro Pub has brew, burgers and even some Scottish treats (haggis!). 231.228.2560, littletraverseinn.com.

EXPLORE FISHTOWN This wharf and its collection of authentic Great Lakes fishing shanties is home to boutiques, eateries and the century-old Carlson’s Fishery, where the smoked fish is legendary. Fishtown is also homeport for a number of charter fishing captains who are experts in making sure their clients come back with salmon, lake trout steelhead and brown trout. To charter a boat out of Leland, go to michigancharterboats.com > Lake Michigan > Leland.

IN-TOWN WINE AND SPIRITS TASTINGS Verterra Winery & Tasting Room: 103 E. River St., Leland, 231.256.2115, verterrawinery.com. Grand Traverse Distillery: 110 Lake St., N-3, Leland, 231.256.0128, grandtraversedistillery.com.

MANITOU ISLAND TRANSIT FERRY The ferry makes daily runs to the national park’s uninhabited Manitou Islands for daytrips and camping. For a smaller adventure, opt for the ferry line’s 1.5-hour evening Shoreline Cruise and watch the sun set over the lake. 231.256.9061, manitoutransit.com.

SUMMER ART The Old Art Building and Community Cultural Center on Main Street in Leland has a packed schedule of classes and other events, oldartbuilding.com.

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The Whaleback Natural Area consists of a mile-long trail that climbs 300 feet above Lake Michigan to a viewing platform that takes in the breathtaking Manitou Passage. Find the trailhead at 1639 N. Manitou Trail. The Clay Cliffs Natural Area offers up views of both Lake Leelanau and Lake Michigan. Find the trailhead 2.5 miles north of Leland on M22. Both natural areas are a part of the Leelanau Conservancy. The Houdek Dunes Natural Area has over a mile of looped trails that lead through dunes and features a peaceful place to sit overlooking Houdek Creek. leelanauconservancy.org.

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CEDAR This village in the middle of Leelanau Peninsula is full of surprises, including a great yarn shop, jewelry store, a couple of galleries and a bustling taco stand/hydro farm south of town. But Cedar is best known for its sausage and smoked meats that reflect the village’s Polish heritage. MUST DO The annual Polka Festival: June 22–June 25. cedarpolkafest.com.

GOLF The serenely beautiful Arnold Palmer–designed Manitou Passage Golf Course is set in the gorgeous Leelanau landscape below Sugar Loaf Mountain. A challenging course that welcomes players of all levels. Nicely appointed Arnie’s Grill makes for a great lunch or drink break. 231.228.6000, manitoupassagegolfclub.com. Sugar Loaf, The Old Course is nestled among cherry orchards and rolling countryside. 231.228.2040, sugarloaftheoldcourse.com.

PADDLE Put your canoe, kayak or SUP into the Cedar River (officially named Victoria Creek) at the Cedar Village Park on the north side of Cedar and paddle a sweet (no-current) 3.25 miles to its mouth at Lake Leelanau. There is no road access for spotting a car at the river mouth, so you must paddle back. leelanauconservancy.org. 2017 MyNorth VACATION GUIDE

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BREWERIES, DISTILLERIES AND A CIDERY Big Cat Brewery: Full-service restaurant (formerly Cedar Rustic Inn) and brewery. 8699 S. Good Harbor Trail, Cedar, 231.228.2282, cedarrusticinn.com. Grand Traverse Distillery: Northern Michigan–made vodka, whiskey and gin. 110 Lake Street, Suite N-3, Leland, 231.256.0128, grandtraversedistillery.com. Sugar Foot Saloon: Mexican-American fare served up with craftbeer. 4997 S. Good Harbor Trail Cedar, 231.228.6166, sugarfootsaloon.net.

Northport Brewing: Belgian and American style ales served in this downtown taproom. 112 W. Naganoba St., Northport, 231.386.1101, localbeerisbetter.com. Northern Latitudes Distillery: Free tastings of spirit-full concoctions like Iced Dune Vodka and Limoncello di Leelanau. 112 E. Philip St., Lake Leelanau, 231.256.2700, northernlatitudesdistillery.com. Tandem Ciders: Belly up to a perfectly rustic bar for tastes of hard cider. 2055 N. Setterbo Rd., Suttons Bay, 231.271.0050, tandemciders.com.

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Hop Lot Brewing Co.: Up to 14 brews, some hoppy and some not. 658 S. West-Bay Shore Dr., Suttons Bay, 231.866.4445, hoplotbrewing.com.

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French Valley Vineyard and Bistro: 1338 N. Pebble Beach Dr., Suttons Bay, 231.866.1010, frenchvalleyvineyards.com.

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Crain Hill: 9720 Center Hwy, Traverse City, 231.946.2764, brengmanbrothers.com.

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Wine Events Traverse City Uncorked May 1-31, 2017

Come for the View, Stay for the Wine!

Spring Sip & Savor May 6 & 7, 2017

Sips N’ Giggles May 20, 2017

Small Plates

August 17, 2017

Harvest Stompede

September 9 &10, 2017

Hunt for the Reds of October

Weekdays in October, 2017

Toast the Season

November 4-5 & 11-12, 2017

Sips & Soups

Celebrating over 40 years of producing Award Winning Wines

January 20, 2018

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Sips, Chips & Dips March, 2018

Celebrating 40 years of producing quality award winning wines affordable to everyone.

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Visit our waterfront tasting room overlooking beautiful Omena Bay Enjoy our estate grown and award winning wines.

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1338 N. Pebble Beach Dr. at M-22 on Suttons Bay, just north of the Village of Suttons Bay.

(231) 866-1010 • frenchvalleyvineyards.com

(231) 256-7115

www.boathousevineyards.com

Four Seasons of Fun! Offering vacation rentals, wine and brew tours, boat rentals, spa and transportation services and so much more.

(888) 844-TAVR 811 W. Front Street Traverse City, Michigan

www.tavronline.com

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Mon. - Sat. 12-6, Sun. 12-5 • 231-271-4810 10702 E. Hilltop Rd. Suttons Bay MI

willowvineyardwine.com

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So OHIO RD

GRAND TRAVERSE BAY LOOP

WILLOW VINEYARD, A VIEW ON THE VINE

Experience Northern Michigan Wine Country  LEEL ANAU PENINSUL A  10844 E. Revold Rd, Suttons Bay Winery, tasting room, luxury Inn, farm-to-table café, patios, hiking trails.  OLD MISSION PENINSUL A  360 McKinley Rd. East, Traverse City Minutes from downtown Traverse City, among rolling hills, orchards & vineyards. L EEL A N AU & O L D M I S S I O N W I N ER I E S

BlackStarFarms.com

Leelanau’s “Little Italy”

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10343 Hilltop Rd Suttons Bay, MI 49682 (231) 271-5553 • cicconevineyard.com Like us on Facebook

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Details at northportomenachamber.org

June 30 - Sept 1 Music in the Park Friday evenings at 7 p.m.

August 12

CASUAL BISTRO DINING

Join us for a delicious meal before or after your tour.

Northport Dog Parade and Northport Wine Festival

MEET, DINE, BOWL 116 WAUKAZOO ST. 231-386-1061 WWW.TUCKERSNP.COM

September 30 Leelanau Uncaged

November 25

Tee Times & Info: northportcreek.com or 231-386-1088

Merchant's Open House and Tree Lighting The location of Northport and Omena, on Michigan's Little Finger, is second to none for scenic touring. Travel M-22 from Traverse City to Northport, then take M-201 into Northport and beyond. At the tip of the peninsula is the Leelanau State Park and the Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum.

Great Golf at the Tip of Leelanau Peninsula

The fun store behind the pink bench 102 Mill Street, Northport, MI 49670 www.penningtoncollection.com

Open all year

231-386-9890 Like us on Facebook

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