Short’s Brewing Pub

Bellaire, MI

Short’s Brewing Company is a leading Michigan brewery in Bellaire, MI,
providing a unique selection of high-quality craft beers.

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15 min (10.7 miles)

Dockside Bar & Grill

Torch Lake

You are going to love it here. The Dockside is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the beauty of Torch Lake from our great outdoor deck. Satisfy your appetite with delicious burgers and baskets, deli sandwiches, fresh salads, zesty Mexican foods and refresh with your favorite beverages.

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7 min (4.9 miles)

Dewitt Marine

Bellaire, MI

Dewitt Marine is your destination for all your boating needs. Providing boat rentals, service, repair, and new and used boat sales, Dewitt Marine can make your Northern Michigan boating experience one to remember.

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6 min (4.9 miles)

Turtle Creek Casino

East Williamsburg, MI

One of the top destinations for Midwest gaming, Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel provides modern accommodations and state-of-the-art gaming in an area steeped with national accolades.

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19 min (14.9 miles)

Vista Ridge Vineyards

Alden, MI

Located right next door to the inn! Crushin’ It is an attitude – it’s fun, friends, wine, cheese, and charcuterie served in a fresh and playful atmosphere.

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1 min (0.1 miles)

Grass River Natural Area

Bellaire, MI

Nature trails, hiking trails, boardwalks, birding, kayaking, and programs and classes for kids and adults!

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6 min (4.1 miles)

Coy Mountain Trail

Alden, MI

Nature trails, hiking trails, boardwalks, birding, kayaking, and programs and classes for kids and adults!

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1 min (0.5 miles)

Fishtown in Leland

Leelanau Peninsula

Fishtown in Leeland on the Leelanau Peninsula is a must see and is only an hour and a half drive from the Inn. This quaint little fishing town is 145 years old and has been lovingly preserved. It is still a thriving commercial fishery that specializes in Whitefish! The downtown is loaded with wonderful shops, galleries and eateries! They have a fabulous beach, and there are also fishing charters, and charters that will take you to both of the Manitou Islands! The trip up the Leelanau Peninsula winds you through the acclaimed wine country, plenty of wineries to stop and check out.

Sleeping Bear Dunes

Glen Arbor, MI

Voted “Most Beautiful Place in America” by the viewers of Good Morning America in August of 2011. This stunning natural area is a must see at least once in your lifetime! It is about 1 1/2 hour drive from the Inn, and WELL worth it! Great summer hikes, and beautiful snow shoe trails in the winter!

The Sleeping Bear Dunes website is full of info and events.

Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island, MI

The jewel of the Great Lakes. Enjoy beautiful vistas, shopping, and carriage rides during the day, and watch the city transform at night with its happening music and bar scene. Mackinac Island has something for everyone.

Traverse City

Traverse City, MI

Downtown Traverse City is the culture, education and business capital of Northwest Michigan. Visitors will find more than t-shirt and fudge shops here. Downtown Traverse City is home to Northern Michigan’s most diverse cuisine, best shopping and great culture.

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36 min (26.2 miles)