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Top store recommendations from locals

Restaurant
“Tiny eatery & ice cream shop serving delicious, fresh breakfast & lunch. The biscuits & gravy and house made cured salmon are DEFINITELY worth the wait.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Winery
“Chateau Chantal has one of the best views of any winery on Old Mission Peninsula, as well as amazing wine and fine dining.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Lovely farm-to-table dining. A little pricier, but great homemade fries and countless local delights. Small, so reservations are a good idea.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Excellent grocery with deli, prepared foods, good wine & beer selection, local produce, liquor. In Suttons Bay, 7 miles south of Sunset Lodge.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bakery
“Barb is a great family friend, she went to high school with my dad! This place is probably the most Iconic stop in Northport... I think you would definitely miss out by not stopping here for a donut or five! Soooo good!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bakery
“A locals and tourist favorite ice cream shop off the main road in Glen Arbor! Look for chocolate chunks and yummy cherry goodness hidden in every bite! ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“This is the local grocery store in Leland. Great place to pick up any supplies. They also have a nice selection of gluten-free products. Check out the Third Coast Bakery items (gluten-free), 9 Bean Row items (Croissants and fresh lettuces), and Sissons bakery (Cookies and breads).”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bike Shop
“Good spot to pick up any biking gear you might need to hit the tart trails that go all the way into Traverse City!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Winery
“One of my favorite wineries in the area, on Old Mission Peninsula, with wonderful wines and spectacular views.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Bakery, farm market, sandwich shop. Many of the products at 9 Bean are grown right on property. The croissants are delicious! ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Glen Arbor's original outfitter for kayak trips, bike shop, wine tasting and upscale shopping. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
“This place has it all! From rental pontoons/paddle boards/kayaks/ebikes to everything you could possibly need for a sick vacation clothing wise! My friend Will owns & runs the shop and can help you out not only with the above but what to do and where to go! ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Vineyard
“Beautiful views, fire pits, outdoor games, family friendly. Tucked away, relax, enjoys a great glass of wine.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Miscellaneous Shop
“A great shop to pick up all sorts of great gifts for everyday to posh wedding gifts! Owned by another family friend Sarah... let her know I sent you!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Chocolate Shop
“Great place to visit near Sleeping Bear Dunes and Empire Beach. Everything they offer is amazing! Personal favorites are the drinking chocolate, chocolate chip cookies and the whisky soaked chocolate covered figs !!! ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Café
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  • 5 locals recommend