Sleeping Bear Dunes – 3 - 4 hours*
Created by an act of Congress in 1970, the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore sweeps for 64 miles in a golden arc along the clear blue waters of Lake Michigan, a national treasure enjoyed by more than a million visitors each year. It covers more than 70,000 acres, including massive sand dunes, seven major watersheds, four stream corridors, 20 inland lakes, beech and maple forests, two islands and the remains of more than 50 shipwrecks.
Lunch at Cherry Republic
This amazing store/restaurant/mail-order center is dedicated to our favorite fruit! Fresh cherry baked goods are made here every morning, and the full lunch and dinner menu includes items like cherry chicken salad and cherry chili, plus homemade cherry pie and 14 flavors of cherry ice cream for dessert!
Shopping in Glen Arbor - 1 1/2 hours* The sand and blue water of Sleeping Bear Bay are in full view only a block away as you wander along Glen Arbor’s colorful streets, and many of the stores and galleries carry products inspired by the beauty and the natural qualities of the town, from art and handicrafts to jewelry and garden accessories.
History Center of Traverse City – 1/2 hour*
Located in Traverse City’s 1903 Carnegie Library building, the Heritage Center houses several historical and cultural collections in newly-refurbished galleries. Visitors can see Native American artifacts from several periods as well as exhibits about railroads, the Northern Michigan Asylum, a blacksmith shop, one-room schools and a Victorian parlor
Traverse City Historical Tour – 2 hours* Traverse City has a rich history in which Native Americans, missionaries, lumberjacks, mariners and farmers all played an important part. A good way to learn about the men and women who have left their mark on this landscape is by taking a guided historical walk, since many of the area’s most interesting historical sites are outdoors.
Williamsburg Showcase Dinner Theater
This new banquet and conference center combines fine dining with a series of ever-changing musical revues that are proven crowd-pleasers.