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Best Up North – Traverse City

Golf Resorts & SpasCrystal Mountain ResortThe Homestead

LodgingTraverse City WaterfrontBayshore ResortGrand Beach Resort HotelSugar Beach Resort HotelPointes North Resort HotelCherry Tree Inn & SuitesOld Mission PeninsulaChateau Chantal Winery and B & BTesoro InnAntrim County LodgingShanty Creek ResortsCamelot InnWhite Birch LodgeBenzie County LodgingCrystal Mountain ResortSleeping Bear InnChimney Corners ResortHonor MotelLake ‘N Pines Lodge – InterlochenLeelanau County LodgingThe HomesteadNorthport Bay RetreatSleeping Bear ResortResort LodgingCrystal Mountain ResortShanty Creek ResortsThe Homestead

Traverse City Rooms With A ViewBayshore ResortCherry Tree Inn & SuitesChateau Chantal Winery and B & B

DiningDowntown Traverse City DiningAmicalPatisserie AmieMode’s Bum SteerRed GingerThe Cooks’ HouseBlue Tractor Cook ShopBistro FoufouOld Mission Peninsula DiningJolly Pumpkin Restaurant, Brewery, DistilleryBoathouse RestaurantMission TableOld Mission TavernWaterfront DiningBoathouse RestaurantApache Trout GrillThe Cove in LelandKnot Just A Bar – Omena

Bed & Breakfast LodgingChateau Chantal Winery and B & BTesoro InnLake ‘N Pines Lodge – Interlochen

Old Mission Peninsula WineriesChateau Chantal Winery and B & BTwo Lads WineryBrys Estate Vineyard and WineryChateau Grand TraverseBowers Harbor VineyardPeninsula CellarsBlack Star Farms

Leelanau Peninsula WineriesBel Lago Vineyard and WinerySilver Leaf Vineyard and WineryBlack Star FarmsL. MawbyGood Harbor VineyardsLeelanau CellarsChateau de Leelanau Vineyard and WineryCiccone Vineyard and WineryForty-Five North Vineyard and Winery – >>> More Leelanau Peninsula Wineries >>>

RecreationBlue Sky Boat RentalsSunset Watersports Boat RentalsNauti-Cat CruisesThe River – Kayak and Bike RentalsCrystal River Outfitters – Glen ArborRiverside Canoe Trips – Platte RiverTraverse Bay ParasailTraverse Tall Ship Company – Schooner Manitou

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Best Up North – Traverse City Featured Listings

Crystal Mountain Resort
Crystal Mountain, the Midwest’s Premier Four-season Family Resort, is a family-owned year-round resort featuring 36 holes of championship golf, 50 downhill slopes, over 250 superb lodging units, dining and award-winning conference facilities. Crystal Mountain is located 28 miles SW of Traverse City, Michigan – an easy drive from Detroit and Chicago. LATEST AWARDS * Certificate…

The Homestead
The exceptional natural setting makes The Homestead the perfect resort for romantic getaways, family vacations, family reunions, weddings, meetings and vacation and retirement homes. When you visit, you’ll discover beaches on which you can walk for hours without interruption. They will make your day soothing in spring and summer, invigorating come fall and winter, your…

Chateau Chantal Winery and B and B
The Begin family, Robert, Nadine and daughter Marie-Chantal, opened the doors of Chateau Chantal in 1993 upon the completion of a French style three room B&B, winery and vineyard estates. The winery and B&B has since undergone a 15,000 square foot expansion which increased the total rooms available to eleven. Located on a 65-acre estate…

Bel Lago Vineyard and Winery
Bel Lago wines are made from grapes grown in family-owned vineyards overlooking Lake Leelanau and Lake Michigan. Bel Lago Vineyards and Winery was founded in 1987 by Domenic, Ruth, and Amy Iezzoni and Charles Edson. The emphasis at Bel Lago has been on quality, with an unwavering commitment to excellence. We are winegrowers, and believe…

Silver Leaf Vineyard and Winery
Silver Leaf Vineyard & Winery was founded in 2005 by Patti and Mark Carlson and opened on September 6th, 2008. Located just north and west of Suttons Bay, the 30 acre estate is nestled among cherry and apple orchards where the vineyard is planted in rich loamy soil with a gentle slope on high ground.…

Verterra Winery
When our family entered the world of grape growing and wine making, we focused on one thing above all else – staying true to our land. Five years later, we are proud to offer our first vintage of hand-crafted red, white and fruit wines, which we feel embody the essence of what Leelanau Peninsula provides.…

Bayshore Resort – Traverse City
Our Victorian style hotel is nestled on the sandy beach of Michigan’s West Grand Traverse Bay and offers the best of all you love about Traverse City – a great waterfront location and only a stroll away from the charm of downtown Traverse City, with its diverse dining, shopping and nightlife. Our accommodations include Bayfront…

Grand Beach Resort Hotel – Traverse City
The Grand Beach Resort Hotel is an inviting 97-unit beach front resort which is situated on over 300 feet of sugar sand beach on East Grand Traverse Bay, Traverse City, Michigan. Over 300 Feet of Sugar Sand Beach * Private Balconies * Heated Indoor Swimming Pool * Heated Indoor Spa * Complimentary Continental Breakfast *…

Sugar Beach Resort Hotel – Traverse City
The Sugar Beach Resort Hotel is located on beautiful East Grand Traverse Bay. With a large sugar sand beach, friendly staff and deluxe accommodations, this is a perfect vacation destination for families of any size. – Over 300 Feet of Sugar Sand Beach * Private Balconies * Heated Indoor Swimming Pool * Heated Indoor Spa…

Chimney Corners Resort – Benzie County
Bring family and friends to enjoy simple pleasures in our Crystal Lake Cottages or Apartments. Or spend a night in our B&B Lodge. Located on the shores and bluffs of Crystal Lake, with 1,000 feet of sandy beach, acres of wooded hills, playground areas and a tennis and basketball court. All have fireplaces and beautiful…

Honor Motel – Benzie County
Our classic “Mom & Pop” establishment offers traditional Motel lodging with a personal touch. You will find 16 clean, comfortable and modern rooms with all the amenities in a beautiful small town country setting. All rooms include: * Air Conditioning * Smoke – FREE * Cable TV w/remote * In-Room Coffee * Refrigerator and Microwave…

Pointes North Beachfront Resort Hotel
Pointes North Beachfront Resort Hotel is located on the beautiful shores of East Grand Traverse Bay in Traverse City. You’ll find no better place to relax and unwind in any season. Spacious rooms featuring two person whirlpool tubs, private balcony or patio and breathtaking panoramic views of the beach and East Grand Traverse Bay. Every…

Lake ’N Pines Lodge – Interlochen
If you are looking for a vacation get away, a romantic weekend, traveling for business or visiting friends, the Lake ‘N Pines Lodge will provide you with an extraordinary experience! Located on Lake Dubonnet and nestled in the Pere Marquette State Forest we are only 15 minutes from Traverse City. Lake ‘N Pines Lodge has…

Cherry Tree Inn and Suites
As a top Traverse City resort, the Cherry Tree Inn & Suites leads in service, cleanliness & comfort. With 400 feet of East Grand Traverse Bay waterfront, the Cherry Tree’s smoke free facilities provide the comfort you look for while our staff provides the service you need. Amenities include an indoor pool, hot tub, and…

Applesauce Inn Bed and Breakfast
The “Award winning” cozy and relaxing Applesauce Inn Bed and Breakfast is just a stone’s throw from Torch Lake, the 3rd most beautiful lake in the world! We are minutes away from all your favorite outdoor activities like skiing or snowboarding at Shanty Creek or snowshoeing the hiking trails of the Grass River Natural Area…

Amical
Located in the heart of downtown Traverse City overlooking West Grand Traverse Bay, amical has been offering eclectic European cuisine to our dining patrons since 1994. Order from creative and revolving menus, fresh selections prepared in our open kitchen and served in the cozy dining room or on our vibrant street-side patio. Experience the local…

Mode’s Bum Steer
Steak. Fresh Seafood. Ribs. Our family has welcomed friends and guests since 1975, earning us the title “A Tradition in Traverse City”. Great steaks, fresh seafood and meaty BBQ ribs are skillfully prepared. Our homemade sauces and dressings are a blend of the finest herbs and the best ingredients to compliment every meal. We have…

Red Ginger
The cuisine of Red Ginger is an eclectic mix of bold flavors rooted in the cultures of China, Vietnam, Japan and Thailand just to name a few. Our owner and Executive Chef, Dan Marsh is passionate about Asian cuisine and he constantly strives to offer dishes of high quality and absolute consistency! Using only the…

The Cooks’ House
The Cooks’ House restaurant was opened to celebrate the bounty of agriculture and artisan made products that are found in Northern Michigan. It is our mission to use, promote and celebrate local sustainable foods. We invite you to join us and taste the difference that comes from practicing a field to plate philosophy. Come with…

Bistro Foufou
Classic French bistro in the heart of downtown Traverse City Bistro Foufou is located in the beautiful and historic former firehouse in downtown Traverse City. The long and narrow space has been delightfully renovated and features a stunning bar that seats 30 on one side, and a sleek dining room on the other. Additional seating…

Blue Tractor Cook Shop
Located in historic Olde Towne Traverse City, at the former site of Dill’s Olde Towne Saloon, Blue Tractor is an Old School Dining Establishment. Blue Tractor is salute to today’s working men and women of northern Michigan who carry on the tradition of meeting up after a long, hard days work for food, friends and…

The Cove in Leland
Historic Fishtown’s only Lake Michigan waterfront restaurant, featuring freshwater fish, acclaimed seafood, chowder, great burgers, and the home of the “Chubby Mary.” Lunch, dinner, cocktails daily, May through October. The Cove is known for its unique setting in Leland’s historic Fishtown, overlooking adjacent dam waterfalls, Lake Michigan & Manitou Islands. Outdoor dining provides beautiful views,…

Knot Just A Bar – Omena
Whether you’re looking for a nice place for family dining, the happening nightclub, or a cool place to hang out by the water and while away the day, it’s all at Knot Just a Bar. At Knot just a bar our culinary staff has created a splendid seasonal menu, filled with a taste of Michigan…

Apache Trout Grill
Outdoor Dining with a Breathtaking View Apache Trout Grill offers outstanding waterfront dining with an energetic, casual atmosphere and great views of West Grand Traverse Bay. Signature dishes include, award winning BBQ ribs, fresh seafood, hand-cut, aged, choice steaks and amazing homemade keylime pie. Apache Trout Grill has an atmosphere of warmth that makes a…

Jolly Pumpkin Restaurant, Brewery, Distillery
The Jolly Pumpkin, Restaurant, Brewery, and Distillery Traverse City, is historically situated among the generous cherry orchards and distinguished lakes of northern Michigan. Inspired by natural surroundings, our esteemed restaurant and brewery offers a rustic atmosphere marked by fireside warmth and earthy woods in a comfortable cottage like setting. Our highly skilled chefs are dedicated…

Bay Port Lodging – Frankfort
“Where Up North Ambiance Meets Down Home Charm” Located in scenic Frankfort, this charming boutique motel offers cottage style rooms, double suites, and a cottage, as well as on-site parking for boats and trailers. (During the summer, the cottage is a weekly rental only.) Accommodations at Bay Port Lodging range from charming cottage rooms to…

Blue Sky Rentals – Traverse City Boat Rentals
Blue Sky Boat Rentals in Traverse City brings you only the very best for your summertime fun! For instance, our SeaDoo GTI SE 1500cc high power, three passenger jetski rental is guaranteed to thrill you! Or, spend your afternoon bouncing on our 20 foot water trampoline. Relax with an early evening cruise around Grand Traverse…

Crystal Mountain – Crystal Coaster Alpine Slide
The Crystal Coaster Alpine Slide will take your breath away! Ride the Loki Quad chairlift to the top of the mountain, hop on a specially-designed sled, and cruise down one of two parallel 1,700-foot-long curved tracks. You control the speed in this action-packed thrill ride with dips, high-bank turns, and spectacular views. Get your Crystal…

Nauti-Cat Cruises – Traverse City
At 47’, the Nauti-Cat cuts through the water with a smooth, comfortable sail that first time sailors and longtime sail enthusiasts will enjoy. The 29’ beam allows plenty of space for up to 43 passengers to relax on the nets or sight see from the high and dry decks and seating areas. An on-board bar…

The River – Traverse City
Come on down and check us out in the heart of Traverse City’s waterfront Clinch Park. We are Traverse City’s Bike and Kayak Rental headquarters! You can also enjoy a snack and stock up on any beach going goods as you enjoy West Grand Traverse Bay and Downtown Traverse City. We are also right next…

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