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Boskydel Vineyard
Lake Leelanau, MI
Latest Review
Have to give credit to Bernie Rinke. Planted first vinifera grapes on the Leelanau Peninsula. Proved you could grow them in Michigan
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Blake Farms
Armada, MI
Latest Review
Quite possibly the best fresh cider & pick your own apple spot in Michigan.
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Peninsula Cellars
Traverse City, MI
Latest Review
An incredible winery located in a historic old school. They have won numerous awards for their wines. Riesling Ice Wine is exceptional. Rieslings are especially good.
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Pierce Stocking Scenic Dr
Empire, MI
Latest Review
Not really a National Park; but it is a National Lakeshore. This drive is amazingly gorgeous; especially in the fall.
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Alden B Dow Home Studio & Archives
Midland, MI
Latest Review
Alden B. Dow designed his home and studio in 1933; now one of the most important structures in 20th Century American design.The tour is breathtaking. Make sure you call for reservations before you go. Tour size is limited.
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Bowers Harbor Vineyards
Traverse City, MI
Latest Review
This is one of our absolute favorite wineries in Michigan. The wines produced here are of the very best quality,Pinot Grigio is a delight.Spencer Stegenga; the owner is an exceptional guy. Talented as a winemaker.Make sure you try or buy 2896 (Merlot and Cabernet Franc with a splash of Cabernet Sauvignon). You will be greeted in the Tasting room by Cooper the dog. He is truly special. For many years ;Otis (RIP) was the greeter.
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Chateau Chantal
Traverse City, MI
Latest Review
Great spot on top of a hill with superb vistas from the parking lot.
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Pewabic Pottery
Detroit, MI
Latest Review
If you have somebody difficult to buy for: The store at this place will fix the problem
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Sleeping Bear Dunes
Honor, MI
Latest Review
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, tucked in the northwest corner of Michigan's Lower Peninsula, is one of the nation's best-kept secrets.Make sure you take the Pierce Stocking Drive auto tour while there.
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St Julian Wine Co Inc
Paw Paw, MI
Latest Review
In 1921 at age 26, Mariano Merconi founded Border City Wine Cellars,which evolved into the Present St Julian Wine CO. St. Julian still produces some of the long-time favorites, including Sholom Kosher Wine & Solera Cream Sherry( My personal favorite for the last 20 years). The tasting room is huge in Paw Paw. Wine Tasting: Mon-Sat: 9:00am - 6:00pm,Sun: 12:00pm -6 pm Winter Hours will start November 15: Mon-Sat 9:00am - 5:00pm Sun 12:00pm - 5:00pm
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Treetops Resort
Arbutus Beach, MI
Latest Review
One of the top golf resorts in the US.81 holes Treetops features 238 guest rooms, including standard and deluxe hotel rooms and two- and three-bedroom condominiums. Dining is absolutely top shelf.Open all year for snow sports as well
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Chateau Fontaine
Lake Leelanau, MI
Latest Review
Chateau Fontaine's white wines are a dry Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, and "Woodland White", made from Auxerrois, a little known grape variety in this country, originally from France. Semi-dry Gewurztraminer and semi-sweet White Riesling are our less dry selections. Our red wines are Pinot Noir and "Woodland Red", an estate grown blend of Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and Syrah. We also have an excellent Cherry wine made from tart cherries grown nearby
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Birch Run Premium Outlets
Birch Run, MI
Latest Review
145 OUTLET STORES! Located just off I75. Convenient to Frankenmuth, so you can kill two birds at one time. Make sure if you go that you visit the visitor center and pick up your discount card.
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Wausau Homes Allendale
Allendale, MI
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Tyrone Hills
Fenton, MI
Latest Review
Tyrone Hills Golf Club is an 18-hole course that is enjoyable for all, and challenging enough for the seasoned golfer. The par 72 course is 6,363 yards if played from the tips and boasts a 70.3 rating and a 123 slope with a liberal number of raised tees and greens to keep your interest. Good food and drinks in the Clubhouse Played here every Tuesday for 5 years and love this layout
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Tuba Charlie's Brewpub
Okemos, MI
Latest Review
A tuba museum with 200 beers and ethnic food: Color me there
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Michigan's Adventure
Muskegon, MI
Latest Review
Great amusement park in Muskegon MI Seasonal operations
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Forty Five North Vineyard & Winery
Lake Leelanau, MI
Latest Review
The 45th Parallel passes directly through this property. Some of the best French wineries are on or near the 45th. They are producing some excellent wines. Try the Chardonnay.
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Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry
Mackinaw City, MI
Latest Review
Without a doubt in our minds; this is the best way to get to Mackinac Island. The family owned operation is really well run
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ETD Service
Livonia, MI
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Grand Traverse Resort & Spa
Acme, MI
Latest Review
Three of the best in Michigan. The Bear is especially challenging
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The Homestead
Glen Arbor, MI
Latest Review
The food alone is worth the trip. It is served in several charming locations(CQ's Cabin Café Manitou Beppi's , Nonna's). Not one of those locations is the least bit like any other. Nor are the menus like one another. You’ll find that they vary in décor, style of service, entertainment and price but not in quality. So, you can enjoy casual or fine dining – indoors or out – with stunning views of the water or forest. You can also enjoy dining with the kids (early if you like) or with one another in an adult-only setting at Nonna’s Tavern. Or, for a quiet night, you can pick up take-out foods and beverages at Cavanaugh's Deli & General Store.
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Quincy Mine Steam Hoist
Hancock, MI
Latest Review
One of the few places where copper exists in its pure metallic form is the Keweenaw Peninsula, the northernmost tip of Michigan. Ruins of Indian diggings led settlers to explore the rich vein in the 1840s. Soon, mining engineers were coming from Cornwall, England, which, not long after, was eclipsed by Michigan as the world's top copper producer. Tour an actual copper mine by cog railroad and see The Nordberg steam hoist, installed at the No. 2 shaft in 1920, It is believed to be the largest of its kind in the world. Weighing more than 880 tons, it lifted 10 tons of ore at 36.4 miles per hour, thus saving $16,080 in fuel bills in its first year of operation.
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Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum & Gift Shop
Paradise, MI
Latest Review
The Whitefish Point Lighthouse is 150 years old in 2011. It is still an active lighthouse.Lodging is available in the old coast guard facilities.There are some super displays in the museum.The Edmund Fitzgerald's 200 lb. bronze bell was recovered by the Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society on July 4, 1995. It is displayed as a memorial to the lost crewmen.Michigan Audubon has a facility here to document the migrations across Lake Superior. The Raptor migration here is huge!
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Good Land Growers
Greenville, MI
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