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Arcadia Bear Lake Benzonia Beulah Copemish
Elberta Empire Frankfort Honor Interlochen
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    • Arcadia House Bed and Breakfast (Arcadia) - Historic Edwardian-style bed and breakfast offers many unique comforts not often found in motels, hotels, or other resorts.

    • Blue Heron Hideaway (Arcadia) - Three bedroom, three bath, full kitchen and laundry. Just a short walk to Lake Michigan.

    • Lake Michigan Rental Cottages (Arcadia) - Two cottages on Lake Michigan one mile north of Arcadia near the bottom of the "Inspiration Point" scenic lookout bluff.

    • Pleasant Valley Resort Motel (Arcadia) - Near Lake Michigan & Arcadia Lake: 4 HK cottages and 6 motel units.

    • Sleeping Bears Rental Cottages (Arcadia) - Lake Michigan rental cottages. The stunning scenery is just the beginning of these magical places. Our cottages are comfortable and pet-friendly. Amenities include wi-fi internet, cable, a fully equipped kitchen, books, games and more.

    • Sunset Valley Resort/Motel (Arcadia) - Quiet family vacation spot on M-22 at base of Inspiration Point with beach on Lake Michigan. 15 units, 10 with kitchens, 1 barrier free.


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    • Alpine Motor Lodge - Budget Host (Bear Lake) - Country lodge surrounded by golf courses, charter fishing, and fine dining. Practice on our very own miniature golf course! Just 20 minutes to Crystal Mountain Resort. Our all-ground-floor property has 25 spacious rooms with 'at your door' parking, No pets please. Open all year.

    • Bear Lake Bed and Breakfast (Bear Lake) - Stately 'turn-of-the century' historic home situated on the quiet tree lined streets of beautiful Bear Lake Village, Michigan.

    • Bella Vista Inn (Bear Lake) - 20 motel units, homemade continental service.

    • Fredrick's Cottages (Bear Lake) - On the Northeast shore of Bear Lake, across the Lake from the town of Bear Lake. Open year round.

    • Rita's Retreat (Bear Lake) - Two rental cottages on the peaceful shores of beautiful Bear Lake, Michigan. Open year round.


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    • Hanmer's Riverside Resort (Benzonia) - On the Betsie River with 11 HK cottages and 2 duplexes; outdoor heated pool, spa, campfires, canoe livery.

    • Lakes-N-Trails Motel (Benzonia) - Close to all the best recreation, shopping, and sight-seeing opportunities Northern Michigan has to offer. Many features focused on fishermen, such as: rooms designed for fishermen, freezer access, fish cleaning station, and boat parking.

    • Rustic Resort (Benzonia) - "The Best on the Betsie." Formerly the Homestead Resort on the Betsie River. Scenic resort located on the Betsie River, next to the Homestead Dam. We abound with fishing spring and fall. Gorgeous scenery with rolling hills and inexpensive lodging offering 7 cabins, 4 motel rooms, and campsites.

    • The Benzie Grand B & B (Benzonia) - Filled with comfort and charm, this Italianate American farmhouse B&B features country elegance in the quaint village of Benzonia, Michigan.


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    • Almost Home Cottage (Beulah) - Beautiful year-round home with view of Crystal Lake. One block to Crystal Lake Public Beach/Park. 10 minutes to Crystal Mountain. Sleeps up to 10.

    • Best Western (Site2) (Beulah) - "Scenic Hill Resort" and "Eden Salon and Day Spa" - Located atop one of the highest hills in Benzie County, one of the most exciting and beautiful counties in America. 43 modern hotel rooms ranging from queen doubles to master suites. 110 person conference center, indoor swimming pool, whirlpool and sauna, and more. The Eden Salon and Day Spa (see Salons & Spas below) is a full service salon and spa for both men and women.

    • Beulah View Cottage (Beulah) - Cottage is in a quiet spot, one block from the main street of Beulah, two blocks from public beach and boat launch ramp on Crystal Lake.  It is an older home, remodelled inside and out, comfortably sleeps 10. Four bedrroms, two full baths, den, 2000 square feet of living space. Well-equipped kitchen, fireplace (wood supplied), double garage, lovely large backyard with patio, and more.

    • Britten Cottage on Beautiful Crystal Lake (Beulah) - Located on the south shore of Crystal Lake, the cottage is on 130 feet of private frontage, with a dock, hoist for small boats, and beach area. There are four bedrooms and it will sleep 8 or 9 people.

    • Buttercup Cottage (Beulah) - Spacious cottage located on the north shore of Crystal Lake with 60 feet of private, sandy frontage just across the street. Perfect for lounging on the deck and enjoying the views or frolicking on the beach all day.  It is conveniently located just minutes from the village of Beulah and is a short scenic drive to the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore or the port city of Frankfort.

    • Cedar Landing Resort (Beulah) - A small community of one and two bedroom cottages on Long Lake, each with complete kitchen.

    • Coastal Suites Resort (Beulah) - You will love the modern design throughout our property for an "affordable luxury" feel in a friendly small town. There is plenty to keep you occupied on-site, as well. Our resort features an outdoor spa and fire tables, and a beautifully furnished indoor common area to spend time with family or friends over a game, or movie and bowl of popcorn. 

    • Cold Creek House (Beulah) - Completely furnished spacious 3 bedroom home, completely furnished near Crystal Lake beach.

    • Cold Creek Inn (Beulah) - Offers motel, hotel accomodations, restaurant, sports bar, sports lounge, wireless internet, planked white fish, full service menu for breakfast, lunch, and dinner all steps away from Crystal Lake.

    • Cozy Comfort Resort (Beulah) - On beautiful Crystal Lake, features private beach, 1, 2, and 3 bedroom cottages, all with gas heat, fully equipped modern kitchens, and cable TV.

    • Crystal Crate & Cargo Suites (Beulah) - Three newly remodeled homekeeping suites in the heart of Beulah above the Crystal Crate and Cargo store.

    • Crystal Lake East Shore Cottages (Beulah) - Rent these two waterfront cottages on Crystal Lake Michigan. Beautiful view, beachfront property, 3 bedroom, cable tv, and much much more.

    • Crystal Lake Getaways (Beulah, Frankfort) - Choose from three well-maintained cottages on Crystal Lake with their own private beach, dock and boat hoist. Each offers their own distinct advantages to meet your individual vacation needs.

    • Crystal Lake Poplar Cottage (Beulah) - Newly remodeled and decorated. 3 bdrm 2 bath, double jacuzzi tub, major lakeview, beach, boat dock, boat hoist, fireplace, central heat & air.

    • Crystal Lake Resort (Beulah) - Modern and extremely clean 1, 2, and 3 bedroom cottages on Crystal Lake. Motel rooms also available. All on private sandy beach. Plenty to see and do on and around Crystal Lake in beautiful Benzie County.

    • Doyle Camp at Birch Ridge (Beulah) - "Up North" ambience in a historic log home with over 500' of private frontage on Long Lake. Fish from the private dock, sunbathe on the sandy beach, enjoy a paddle on the lake. Sleeps 14, with antiques & period furnishings. Extremely private and off the road. Within walking distance from Manitou restaurant, across the road from Sleeping Bears Dunes National Park.

    • Garvin's Beach House (Beulah) - On south shore of Crystal Lake, private beach, 6 bedroom, 4 bath. Enjoy summer; dock, boats, volleyball, firepit, air conditioning. Enjoy fall and winter - hunting, skiing, fishing, fireplaces, satellite TV, free HBO. Open year round.

    • Long and Wilson Grand Condo (Beulah) - Four bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, sleeps 10, 4-person Jacuzzi in family room, Attached 2 1/2 car garage. Deck overlooking Crystal Lake sandy beach.

    • Michigan Cabin for Rent (Beulah) - Sleeps 8 adults, 2 1/2 bathrooms, full kitchen, instant hot water, sits on five acres of woodland, five minutes from three differant golf courses, five minutes from Crystal Lake, 15 minutes from Lake Michigan.

    • Northwoods Lodging (Beulah) - A friendly place to stay. A fourth-generation family-run motel with a variety of clean and comfortable motel rooms and several efficiency apartments. We are just minutes away from a variety of shops, restaurants, and recreational opportunities.

    • Platte Lake Lodge (Beulah) - With 120' of frontage on Big Platte Lake, this 3-building property is perfect for family gatherings. Amenities include full kitchen, linens, projection television, fire pit, kayaks, and pontoon rental. Close to Interlochen and downtown Beulah.

    • Poplar Lodge on Crystal Lake (Beulah) - Return to your childhood summer vacations of innocence in this three bedroom, two bath cottage that sleeps 10 and has its own beach on Crystal Lake. Nearby many recreational opportunities such as golf, boating, swimming, sailing, snowmobiling, biking, hiking, skiing, fishing and kayaking, as well as cute shops, delicious restaurants, Lake Michigan, and the Sleeping Bear Dunes.

    • South Shore Home (Beulah) - Beautiful 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home along South Shore Drive on Crystal Lake.

    • The Beach House (Beulah) - Six individual one and two bedroom units — rent together or separately. Excellent for weddings and large groups. Each unit includes a TV with built-in DVD, free WiFi, fully-equipped kitchen, refrigerator, and electric range. There is a common picnic area and gas grills on the side lawn and a shared deck on the second floor overlooking the beach. Walk to everything, such as Crystal Lake and downtown Beulah.

    • The Inn at Beulah Beach (Beulah) - On beautiful Crystal Lake, a year-round bed & breakfast offering five plush and comfortable guest rooms and great breakfasts. We also provide cool lake breezes, a shaded porch, and refreshing lemonade & iced tea (with our compliments) daily.

    • Windermere Inn Bed and Breakfast (Beulah) - Ideal vacation getaway spot. Close to Sleeping Bear Dunes, Interlochen Arts Academy, Lake Michigan, golf courses, pristine lakes, and streams for recreation, and unique shopping.


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    • Narrow Escape Rental (Elberta) - Our 900 square foot, three-bedroom rental house has a private back yard that backs up to a wooded bluff and is just 150 yards from Elberta’s waterfront park, and site in a quiet neighborhood, a short walking distance from Betsie Bay.

    • Shipyard Cottage (Elberta) - On the beautiful and historic Betsie Lake. Two bedroom cottage accommodates the entire family comfortably. Private guided flyfishing tours available. Walking distance to Lake Michigan beach, marina, restaurants, coffee shop, newly remodeled playground, and bike trail, and more!


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    • Dorsey Cottages (Empire) - Sitting next to Glen Lake, each cottage has two bedrooms, kitchen, dining room, and living room. Private dock.

    • Duneswood Resort (Empire) - A safe place for everyone – friends, family, individuals and groups, offering peaceful, relaxing, affordable vacations year 'round. Our 7 acre resort sits in the center of Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore and right on the paved Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail (biking, skiing, walking).

    • Elizabeth House (Empire) - Completely remodeled home of the first settler on Glen Lake. Contains two two-bedroom cottage style rentals. Nestled within Dorsey's Cottages on Glen Lake. No pets/smoking.

    • Empire House Bed & Breakfast (Empire) - A 19th century farm house with 4 rooms and a separate 2-bedroom guest house in a quiet, homey atmosphere, with a wonderful "hearty" continental breakfast.

    • Empire Lakeshore Inn (Empire) - conveniently located in the village of Empire, the heart of the Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes. We are within walking distance of local shops, restaurants, Lake Michigan and across the street from the Philip A. Hart Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes Visitor Center. We are THE place to stay when visiting the Leelanau Peninsula.

    • Sleeping Bear Bed & Breakfast (Empire) - Nestled in the rolling hills of the Leelanau Peninsula, this restored 1890s vintage farmhouse offers a restful retreat. Five guest rooms with a variety of amenities await. Renowned gourmet breakfasts are prepared daily.

    • The Cottonwood Inn Bed & Breakfast (Empire) - Surrounded by giant cottonwoods, our B&B has all the ambiance you would expect from an historical farm house, including three rambling porches and the perfect red barn. Within walking distance of downtown Empire, and Empire Beach on beautiful Lake Michigan.


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    • 1375 South Shore East LLC (Frankfort) - Beautifully-renovated cottage for rent on the south shore of Crystal Lake, featuring 5 bedrooms, 3 bedrooms, and 80 feet of private lake frontage.

    • 818 Forest Avenue (Frankfort) - just one block from Betsie Bay Harbor, guests can enjoy a short stroll to the sandy beaches and incredible sunsets of Lake Michigan, on the pier to the lighthouse to watch the fishing boats return or enjoy the shops of historic downtown Frankfort. 2 bedroom, 1 bath. New kitchen, new appliances, and new cabinets.

    • Agape Bayside Cottage (Frankfort) - Newly redecorated, beautiful, bright, and comfortable cottage providing great lodging for a family vacation. In beautiful and historic Frankfort, Michigan, where there's excellent fishing, shopping, dining, hiking, and biking. Close to Lake Michigan, Sleeping Bear Dunes, Crystal Mountain Resort, Betsie Lake, and Crystal Lake.

    • Agape Leelanau Cottage (Frankfort) - A large, beautiful, comfortable, fun, and historic rental cottage. It is close to downtown Frankfort, Lake Michigan, Sleeping Bear Dunes, Crystal Mountain Resort, Betsie Lake, and Crystal Lake.

    • Agape Restoration Cottage (Frankfort) - A lovely small historical cottage in Frankfort that we are restoring. We are offering exceptional deals on this property while it is being renovated.

    • Bay Port Lodging (Frankfort) - Charming motel and cabin in scenic Frankfort steps from Betsie Bay, 4 blocks to downtown, close to Lake Michigan beach. Recreational possibilities abound. Parking available for boats and snowmobiles. Open all year. (New owners, newly remodeled, formerly the Marshal Motel.)

    • Betsie Bay House (Frankfort) - A large 4-bedroom, 2-bath home especially well-suited for wedding parties, family reunions, or sharing vacations with friends. Close to Lake Michigan beach and downtown Frankfort's shops and restaurants.

    • Blessings by the Beach (Frankfort) - Our vacation rental Victorian home is trying its best to be a beach house and includes a large wrap around porch and a wonderful sun room and sun deck protected from the wind. It's in Frankfort close to many shops and restaurants, and is only is 1/2 block from Lake Michigan's beautiful sandy beach, the pier, and Frankfort's lighthouse.

    • Chimney Corners Resort (Frankfort) - A family resort on Crystal Lake. 1000 ft. of sandy beach. Twenty one HK cottages and apts. with fireplaces. Rooms in a turn-of-the-century lodge. Restaurant serving breakfast buffet, snack bar lunch.

    • Close A-Nuff (Frankfort) - 2-bedroom, 1-1/2 bath carriage house, centrally located to the sandy Lake Michigan beach, historic downtown Frankfort, and local activities.

    • Crystal Lake Gem (Frankfort) - For rent weekly or monthly. Modern tri-level, sleeps 10; 3 1/2 bathrooms, gourmet kitchen, fireplace, washer / dryer, sandy beach.

    • Crystal Lake Getaways (Frankfort) - Choose from three well-maintained cottages on Crystal Lake with their own private beach, dock and boat hoist. Each offers their own distinct advantages to meet your individual vacation needs.

    • Forest Avenue Apartment (Frankfort) - Apartment equipped with a comfortable queen bed, full kitchen equipped with everything needed to cook a nice meal, and beach gear (cooler, towels, umbrella). It is tastefully decorated, clean and comfortable. This apartment is a pleasant walk to Frankfort’s beautiful sandy beach, pier and lighthouse.

    • Garvin's Beach House (Frankfort) - Crystal Lake, south shore. 150' of private beach. 4-bedroom, 4 bath home. Boats, dock, decks, BBQ, satellite TV, laundry, linens, NO PETS.

    • Harbor Lights Resort on Lake Michigan (Frankfort) - Four seasons of private vacation living on Lake Michigan beach with spectacular sunsets. 120 units including, deluxe motel rooms, and 1, 2, & 3 bedroom condominiums and luxury honeymoon whirlpool suites. Indoor pool and spa.

    • Harbor Place Resort (Frankfort) - Vacation homes in a quiet location, close to Lake Michigan and downtown Frankfort. Rent one of our vacation homes or all three. Ideal for your family, family reunions or weddings, accommodating up to 18 people. Enjoy a great family vacation in a very special place. 

    • Harborside Vacation Rental (Frankfort) - Newly remodeled 3 bedroom apartment, 2 baths, sleeps 8, overlooking Betsie Bay and Lake Michigan. Above the Crescent Bakery and Cafe. Shopping, dining options and beach are all within a few blocks blocks.

    • Lake Michigan Beach House (Frankfort) - Very private beach house in the dunes and on the beach. New 2002. Styled after a Life Saving Station. 4 bedrooms with baths. Lake Michigan views from every room. Just steps from the Lake Michigan beach. Gorgous sunsets!

    • Labrys Woods Resort for Women (Frankfort) - Wilderness haven for women, peacefully situated on a small spring-fed lake at the south end of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, just north of Frankfort. Our quaint, tucked away property is mostly oak and pine forest.

    • R & R Motel (Frankfort) - On Betise Bay! Motel with 13 rooms: 6 with double bed (referred to as a single room) and 6 which have two double beds (referred to as a double room). They also have an efficiency bedroom located above the office which has its own separate entrance. Open from the beginning of May to the end of September.

    • Serendipity House (Frankfort) - Four-season lodging at the water's edge. Five suites, most with kitchens, each with accommodations ranging from 4-8 guests. They can accommodate up to 26 guests, which works especially well for family reunions or celebrations; or for a group just cruising through town.

    • Short Walk from the Beach (Frankfort) - Victorian four bedroom, three bathroom rental home. Weekly rental only. No pets. No Smoking, Large porch & patio to relax. Wide screen TV. New windows and furnishings. Maximum 8 people. 3 queen beds, 3 twin beds. Two blocks from Betsie Lake and boat launching and eight blocks from Lake Michigan.

    • The Beach House (Frankfort) - Northern Michigan lakefront vacation getaway offered by Blue Lakes Vacation Rentals. Relax on the back deck and enjoy spectacular panoramic views of Upper Herring Lake.

    • The Barn Cottage (Frankfort) - On Upper Herring Lake. 5 bedroom, 2 bath home built in 2005. Sleeps 14. Includes free use of pontoon boat, kayaks, and water trampoline in summer. Open year around.

    • The Farm House Cottage (Frankfort) - On Upper Herring Lake. 4 bedroom, 2 bath, sleeps 14. Includes free use of pontoon boat. Open year around.

    • The Hotel Frankfort (Frankfort) - Centered in Frankfort’s historic Main Street and just two blocks from one of the most picturesque beaches of Lake Michigan, sits the historic Hotel Frankfort. Our 83-year-old-boutique hotel boasts 17 guest rooms, all with private baths, individually controlled heating and air-conditioning units and each decorated with a unique theme. Our larger suites feature whirlpool tubs or sauna, two-story rooms, and even a fireplace — perfect for your spectacular Northern Michigan getaway!

    • The Old Red Schoolhouse (Frankfort) – Historic McKinstry schoolhouse bed and breakfast built in 1875 offers two spacious guest suites, one in an attached roomy addition and another in separate converted pool house. Both with king beds, private baths, and use of in-ground swimming pool. Easy access to beautiful Upper Herring Lake, Grand Traverse Land Conservancy trails, and beaches, and much more.

    • The School House Cottage (Frankfort) - On Upper Herring Lake. 4 bedroom, 2 bath home built in 2006. Sleeps 14. Open year around.

    • Wayfarer Lodgings (Frankfort) - Just minutes from Frankfort, Lake Michigan, and the Betsie River. Our ten cute, clean, and very comfortable cabins are perfect for the couple, family, and the fisherman.

    • Windchime Inn (Frankfort) - Charming, century-old Victorian home; warm and nostalgic atmosphere with modern comforts. Walk to Lake Michigan beach, shops, restaurants, and marinas.


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    • Baker's Cottages (Honor) - Two-bedroom housekeeping cottages on Big Platte Lake. Carpeted, central heat, color TV, dock, fishing boat, bonfire pit, sandy beach. Completely furnished except for linens. Sleep 6 maximum.each cottage.

    • Big Platte Lake "On Waldie's Pond" (Honor) - Cozy, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, family retreat (sleeps 6 - 8) with separate guest house for kids (two twin beds), nestled on one full acre of wooded land. 100 feet of private, sandy beach front on the north shore of Big Platte Lake.

    • Cedar Landing Resort (Honor) - We offer two 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom quaint, lakefront cabins in the relaxing and quiet north woods of beautiful Benzie County. They are fully furnished with fully-equipped kitchens and ready for you to relax and enjoy. Each cabin can sleep seven and has a full bathroom. Eat in the cabin, on your lakefront deck, or take lunch with you as you explore the amazing scenery of Northern Michigan.

    • Cedar Ridge Cabins (Honor) - Nine cabins close to Sleeping Bear Dunes, Platte River, Betsie River, and Lake Michigan. All cabins clean and newly decorated with decks and picnic tables.

    • EaglePine (Honor) - A retreat setting offering a truly unique cedar cabin on 5 acres nestled in the woods of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Offering the the ultimate in privacy and, includes 600 feet of sandy Long Lake.

    • Honor Motel (Honor) - Classic "Mom & Pop" motel with 16 clean and comfortable rooms and all the amenities in a beautiful small town country setting. Less than 30 minutes from Traverse City, and only 15 minutes from Interlochen, Frankfort, Empire, and the Sleeping Bear Dunes area.

    • Long Lake Landing (Honor) - On Long Lake, 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath. Sandy beach, sleeps 14. Includes free use of pontoon boat and kayaks in summer. Open year around.

    • Miller's Hide-a-Way Resort (Honor) - Quiet, beautiful, wooded setting on Little Platte Lake. 6 lakefront housekeeping cottages, access to Big Platte Lake.

    • Platte Lake Resort I (Honor) - Lakefront cottages (cable TV, kitchen, and much more) in quiet and wooded resort on the north shore of Big Platte Lake. Many nearby recreation opportunities.

    • Riverside Acres (Honor) - Fully equiped cottages, ideal for a long weekend or week long stay, with plenty of room to stretch out.

    • Serenity On The Big Platte Lake (Honor) - Three bedroom resort home offers visitors a wonderful opportunity to relax and enjoy one of Northern Michigan's premier vacation locations.

    • Slo-Shu Lodge (Honor) - Gorgeous, spacious, custom log cabin retreat located in a private wooded setting adjacent to the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, perfect for large families or group events. Sleeps up to 16 with 6 bedrooms and 4 full baths, 2 living areas, and 2 fully-equipped kitchens.

    • Sunny Woods Resort (Honor) - Four-season destination resort, located on the Platte River.

    • Twin Birch Resort (Honor) - Located on the shores of the Little Platte Lake. Quiet solitude yet is close to all the scenic spots around the area.


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    • Betsie Valley B & B (Interlochen) - A "family-friendly" country ranch home located near the Interlochen Music Camp and Center for the Arts, they have been accommodating Interlochen's friends and families for over a decade.

    • Bird Lovers Paradise (Interlochen) - A beautiful retreat on Duck Lake and a great place to stay when visiting the northwoods. This rental cottage offers seclusion while maintaining the convenience of proximity to the Interlochen Center for the Arts and Traverse City.

    • Black Berry Bluff Retreat (Interlochen) - This secluded, lakefront getaway is on beautiful Green Lake. The lodge is nestled on a ten-acre parcel with 450 feet of private lake frontage. Built in 2006, this pine-paneled lodge very comfortably sleeps nine, and is located 15 miles southwest of Traverse City, across Green Lake from the Interlochen Arts Academy.

    • Creekside Cottages (Interlochen) - Historical log cabin hostel-style accommodation and private studios available in downtown Interlochen. Weekly, daily, and monthly.

    • Ellis Lake Resort (Interlochen) - A resort designed for people who love the outdoors. A blue jean, sweatshirt sort of place.

    • Interlochen Center for the Arts - Stone Center Hotel and Cabins (Interlochen) - All rooms feature AC and climate control. Small cabins also available on the Interlochen campus.

    • Lake 'N Pines Lodge (Interlochen) - 1 and 2 bedroom suites featuring kitchens, private decks, sauna, outdoor Jacuzzi, full made-to-order breakfast, WiFi, DVD players, Direct TV, HBO, Show-Time, Cinemax, and the NFL Package. Guests are welcome to use our rowboats, kayaks, and canoes. Located on secluded Lake Dubonnet in the Pere Marquette State Forest only 15 minutes from downtown Traverse City.

    • The Interlochen Motel (Interlochen) - Clean, quiet, and comfortable, we are close to everything Northern Michigan has to offer, such as Traverse City, Sleeping Bear Dunes, Lake Michigan, Crystal Mountain. And, we're walking distance from the world famous Interlochen Center For The Arts.


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    • Cottage Garden Guesthouse (Lake Ann) - Bed & Breakfast Cottage is nestled among perennial gardens and towering whitepines on Lakeview Lake, 15 miles west of Traverse City. One bedroom, two baths, a hide-a-bed, full kitchen and laundry.

    • Pine Cove Cottage (Lake Ann) - A lodging experience for our guests, where they can vacation in private and be pampered with special amenities.

    • Roelofs Cabin Rental (Lake Ann) - Summer cottage for rent on beautiful Lake Ann. Available May through October. Weekly or nightly. Sleeps 6. Close to Traverse City, Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes, Lake Michigan and Interlochen Arts Academy. Sandy swimming beach and great fishing. Golf course nearby.

    • Sleeping Bear Resort (Lake Ann) - Six newly remodeled lakeside cottages located 15 min. from Traverse City. Sleeps 4-8.

    • The Wayberry Cottage (Lake Ann) - Built in 2006, this is quiet retreat sleeps 12 and resides on 15 wooded acres located 3 miles from the village of Lake Ann, 10 miles east of Lake Michigan, and 15 miles west of Traverse City.


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    • Coho Center Resort (Onekama)

    • Alpine Motor Lodge (Onekama) - Enjoy quiet, country with your family. 25 rooms. Located close to many lakes and rivers, ideal for sportsmen, water enthusiasts, and vacationers alike.

    • Lake Michigan Beach Chalet (Onekama) - Elegant retreat tucked away in the forest boasts a magnificent view of Lake Michigan with windows large enough to fully embrace wonderful sunsets.

    • Portage Point Inn (Onekama) - Located on Portage Lake and Lake Michigan. Full-service restaurant, 1-4 bedroom hotel room, 1-2 bedroom condos, and 1-4 bedroom cottages.

    • The Canfield House (Onekama) - B & B offers "first class accommodations in a relaxed Northern Michigan atmosphere" with views of Portage Lake.

    • The Travelers Motel (Onekama) - Clean, comfortable lodging year 'round at a reasonable price. Located near Portage Lake and Lake Michigan along the Lake Michigan Circle Tour route.


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    • Betsie River Getaway LLC (Thompsonville) - Year-round cedar cabin in a beautiful wooded setting with private frontage on the Betsie River. Fully furnished and equipped. One mile from Crystal Mountain and snowmobile trails.

    • Crystal Adventures (Thompsonville) - Where your Up-North adventure begins. Beautiful log cabins for rent, only minutes from Crystal Mountain and area attractions. We also offer unique vacation rental adventure options including snowmobile, ATV, and canoe/kayak rentals and tours.

    • Crystal Mountain (Thompsonville) - Year-round lodging includes condos, vacation homes, and motel-style rooms for 750 persons. Fine dining, indoor pool, fitness center, golf, skiing, tennis, biking, and conference facilities are available.

    • Laughing Moose Lodge at Crystal Mountain (Thompsonville) - Nestled in the tall pines, this 5-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom home offers 3000 square.feet. for a large group or multiple families, with separate comfortable gathering spaces for relaxing, playing, reading, or socializing, without getting in each others way.

    • Mountain Valley Motel (Thompsonville) - Near the Betsie River on M-115. Twenty ground-floor units, 3 miles to Crystal Mountain.


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    • Duncan Cottages at Watervale - Eight weekly-rental cottages located next to the historical Watervale Inn on Lower Herring Lake in southwest Benzie County, Michigan. Each cottage has a unique history and personality. All cottages have a full kitchen and all the conveniences. Within walking distance of Lake Michigan.

    • Watervale Inn (Watervale) - An historic resort in Northern Michigan, Watervale has been serving up slices of Americana to generations of families. Enjoy pristine beaches and lakes, peaceful beauty, exciting water sports, and wholesome fun for all ages. Located on Lower Herring and Lake Michigan. Full service dining, weddings, special events and meetings.

  • See also Campgrounds
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  • See also Real Estate
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  • CBS Solar (Copemish) - Providing superior products for residential, commercial, and community solar project. Strengthening that commitment, we have become UL-1703-approved to assemble and test highly efficient solar panels produced in Michigan.

  • Eco-Building Products (Elberta) - Out team is trained in the science of green building, has selected a number of innovative, high-performance, green building products and renewable-energy systems that are environmentally friendly, natural-resource sensible, energy-efficient, non-toxic and affordable.

  • J.D. Stratton Electric (Beulah) - Looking to go green? J.D. Stratton Electric can show you how! We are an installer of residential solar and wind systems throughout Michigan, along with regular electrical projects. We offer renewable energy options, off-grid systems, as well as grid-interactive. Helping you to utilize your environment, while saving it.


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  • A.B.S. Wildlife Control (Arcadia) - We offer permanent wildlife control solutions for wildlife and animal removal to homeowners, property managers, businesses, and municipal governments. We service all of Manistee, Benzie, and Wexford Counties.

  • All Animal Veterinary Center (Interlochen) - We are all about animals . . . big animals, small animals, farm animals, goats, horses, sheep, pigs, exotic animals, iguana, llama, hamsters, chinchilla, your favorite dog or cat, mouse or bird.

  • Animal Welfare League of Benzie County, Inc. (Beulah) - A non-profit organization offering neuter-spay service, emergency medical treatment, and education regarding dogs and cats in Benzie County, Michigan.

  • Benzie Audubon Club - Promoting an appreciation for and better understanding of the plants and animals of Northern Michigan.

  • Benzie Pets (Benzonia) - Pets and pet supplies. (This shop also includes the Backcast Fly Shop store.)

  • Betsie River Veterinary Clinic (Benzonia) - A veterinary facility which offers small animal care in the Benzie County and surrounding areas. The clinic is a modern facility with an experienced and caring team of individuals dedicated to the health and well-being of your canine and feline friends.

  • Community Cats of Benzie County (Frankfort) - Compassionate Choices for Homeless Cats. Our mission is to reduce the number of unaltered, free-roaming, stray, feral and/or abandoned domestic cats in Benzie County.

  • Crystal Lake Alpaca Farm & Boutique (Frankfort) - A high quality small alpaca farm where our goal is to raise healthy happy alpacas with the most elite, fine and dense fleece possible. We also pride ourselves in providing our clients with excellent personal care, mentoring, veterinary support and services such as sales, breeding, and boarding.

  • Crystal Ridge Kennels (Thompsonville) - Boarding kennel for dogs and cats. Doggie Daycare. Country wooded setting, new facility providing very personalized care for pets. Daily walks, large 1600 square foot outdoor play yard, personal attention. Separate area for small or elderly dogs.

  • Fascinating Scent (Thompsonville) - Understanding the world of scent in which your dog lives.

  • Good 2 The Bone Pet Sitting (Lake Ann) - A very personalized pet-sitting service for people who care about their pets. We handle all areas of pet care in your home. We offer pet-sitting, daily dog walks, or just when you are working late, too! We service a 20 mile radius from Lake Ann, which includes Traverse City. Your home is your castle § so when you book us for your pet, one of our services includes home-sitting.

  • Kountry Side Pet Salon & Resort (Beulah) - A high-quality, country-setting pet care resort. Our pledge is to provide your four-legged family member(s) with the best care. We provide a safe, comfortable, and fun-filled experience for your guest. We are a family owned and operated facility.

  • Long Lake Animal Hospital (Traverse City) - A full-service veterinary medical facility with a professional and courteous staff that seeks to provide the best possible medical, surgical and dental care for our patients. We are committed to promoting preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients.

  • Northwood Animal Hospital (Grawn) - Afull-service veterinary hospital and boarding facility which provides help for any pet care problem ans is committed to practicing the highest quality veterinary medicine, as well as providing compassionate care and excellent customer service.

  • Peaceful Paws Dog Training (Thompsonville) - A calm dog is a peaceful dog. We offer group lessons, private lessons, and behavioral consultations. We focus on providing Positive reinforcement Dog Training services with the highest levels of customer satisfaction and we will do everything we can to meet your expectations.

  • Platinum Golden Retrievers (Interlochen) - A small breeder of English-type Golden Retrievers

  • Platte Lake Veterinary Clinic (Honor) - We cater to four-legged friends like no one else. We employ one veterinarian, two licensed veterinary technicians, one office manager, two full-time and two part-time receptionists, a kennel manager, and kennel assistants. The combined years of service of the staff of the Platte Lake Veterinary Clinic exceeds over 100 years of dedication to our clients, their pets, and our community.

  • Recker Swine Farms (Empire) - Family-owned pig farm specializing in selling feeder pigs. They also sell wean, market, and show pigs.

  • Sleeping Bear Birding Trail - Michigan’s Sleeping Bear Birding Trail ("SBBT") spans an exceptional migratory flyway and thousands of public acres along the Lake Michigan coastline. The Trail is anchored by Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and covers all 123 miles of Michigan Highway M-22, which runs from the city of Manistee to Traverse City. Michigan Audubon’s Lake Bluff Bird Sanctuary just north of Manistee is the southern terminus. The Trail passes through Manistee, Benzie, and Leelanau Counties.

  • Spirit of a Dog (Interlochen) - Creating and improving relationships between people and dogs. teaching the best, safest, and most humane methods of working with troubled dogs and their families. I also train dogs to provide assistance to people with Autism and other developmental disorders, Veterans with PTSD, and facilities that want to incorporate Animal Assisted Intervention into their services.  I also offer foundation training for other service dog agencies.

  • Tread Well Canine Rehabilitation (Lake Ann) - Canine rehabilitation provided by Missi Campbell, a professional practitioner. Services are provided in the safety and familiar environment of the patient's home. Services offered include: massage and stretching, therapeutic laser, balance and proprioception training, therapeutic plan development and implementation training, and TENS.

  • Wingford Gun Dogs (Frankfort) - American Brittanies and Labrador Retrievers. Breeding better puppies for field, home, and companion..

  • Wings of Wonder (Empire) - A non-profit raptor sanctuary active since 1990. Raptor education, rehabilitation, and research. We present more than 150 educational programs and reach over 10,000 people annually throughout Michigan. Our presentations are designed to foster appreciation, understanding, honor, and respect for raptors and the important role these birds play in healthy ecosystems.

  • Wolfe Pack Press (Honor) - A non-profit corporation dedicated to preventing animal cruelty and promoting animal welfare through education.

  • See also Horses, Rodeos, Stables


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  • Myers Granary Antique Market (Benzonia) - Unique historic grain mill and warehouse in the village of Beulah housing an open-air antique market. 10,000 square feet of quality antiques and collectibles. Also, Leelanau Wine Cellars wine tasting and sales.

  • Sleeping Bear Antiques (Empire) - Specializes in china, linen, and children's books.

  • Vintage Brokers (Lake Ann) - Specializes in on-line direct and consignment-based resale of antiques, used books, and vintage items. Vintage Brokers also resells contemporary used and new items.

  • See also Gifts / Specialty Items


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  • a Vintage Sole (Interlochen) - The Internet’s largest inventory of genuine — unworn — vintage shoes for women, men, and children is warehoused right here in Benzie County. Visit our showroom and you’ll receive 30% off! We’re just a short drive away. E-mail us to make an appointment and get directions.

  • BookWear / Field Crafts, Inc. (Honor) - Makers of BookWear (R) novel gifts, primarily sikscreened T-shirts and garments.

  • Glik's (Frankfort) - Fashion apparel for men and women.

  • Hull's Of Frankfort (Frankfort)

  • Michigan Rag Company (Frankfort) - Handprinted clothing. Our clothing designs are especially popular in areas where people are having fun such as beaches and ski slopes. The clothing also appeals to special interests such as the "casino ladies" sweatshirt or the "music notes" coverup sleepshirt.

  • Mickey Mouse Boots (Copemish) - Mickey mouse boots, bunny boots, army and military surplus, snow shoes, Gire-tex boots, desert boots.

  • Snavemij's T-Shirts - Frankfort and Arcadia T-shirts, each one featuring a Petoskey stone image.

  • The Fashion Garden (Honor) - Affordable fashions, jewelry, and gifts for men and women. Skirts, scarves, and shoulder bags. Colorful, fun, and fashionable glass, agate, semi-precious stone, steel, and paper jewelry.

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  • Benzie Appliance and TV (Benzonia) - Radio Shack dealer, Dish network satellite TV systems, WildBlue satellite Internet, home appliances and electronics, free local delivery, and local service department.


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  • Hardline Corporation (Interlochen) - An architectural woodwork design and engineering firm. We specialize in the preparation of cabinet and millwork shop drawings utilizing computer aided drafting software (AutoCAD). We prepare millwork shop drawings for any type of project containing architectural woodwork, millwork, casework, or fixtures.

  • Kerf'd Designs (Beulah) - A full-service architectural studio offering design services from concept to construction, with experience in custom residential and commercial work. Looking to make your thoughts and ideas reality.

  • LakeStreet Architecture (Arcadia) - Indiana and northern and western Michigan architect, Scott D. Lee. Residential, commercial, and church design.

  • Marcia Stobie Architect PLLC (Frankfort) - Marcia has 20 years experience in residential and commercial architecture in the Jackson-Lansing, Michgan area and Benzie County, Michgan. Projects include new construction, additions, and remodels. Building types include school, church, spec office building, fire station, municipal building, commercial, as well as residential.

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  • Artist House Inc. (Beulah) - A media development cooperative started in 1986 by Dan Kelly and friends to grasp the implications of emerging technology and realize it s benevolent potentials.

  • BeeDazzled Candleworks (Benzonia) - Beeswax candles, all natural soaps, aromatherapy, honey, and more.

  • Benzie County Players (Benzonia) - Community theatre performed at the Mill's Community House in Benzonia.

  • Becky Brynne Jewelry (Empire) - All jewelry is handcrafted from start to finish using sterling silver, 14K gold, and gold-filled. Each piece is made exclusively for you. All medical line pieces are stamped on the back side of the medallion with your personal alert.

  • Denison Art Studio (Honor) - Fine art hand-painted ceramic tiles by Pat Custer Denison. Also wood and tile combination mixed media cut-outs.

  • Eden Hill Gallery (Beulah) - A virtual gallery showcasing photography and digital media by John Clement Howe.  It's namesake is Eden Hill, a Benzie County, Michigan landmark with views of the village of Beulah on Crystal Lake to the west, and Platte Lake, Lake Michigan, and the scenic Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore to the North. 

  • Carl Freeman (Frankfort) - Wildlife stationery products on recycled paper (notepaper, bookmarks, stationery) printed from original artwork by Carl James Freeman. Also, original watercolors of wildlife.

  • Gwen Frostic Prints / Presscraft Papers (Benzonia)

  • G3 Studios (Interlochen) - We handcraft unique, functional wood art for people who love to cook, love their kitchens, or simply enjoy extraordinary things. We create one-of-a-kind products from the finest natural woods from around the world. Our pieces are wide ranging, our process is not!

  • Gallery 31 (Honor) - Features original works of art by local artists in a variety of mediums including photography, color pencil, acrylic, watercolor, and stained glass.

  • Ron Gianola (Honor) - Original landscapes, rivers, and interiors of northern Michigan. His work is a unique artistic vision in a contemporary style, embodying the essential mystery and spiritual beauty of nature and the human psyche.

  • Susana Green and David Green (Honor) - Plein air pastels of beautiful northern Michigan and oil portraits and still lifes by Susana and David Green.

  • Elie Harold (Frankfort) - Original oil paintings of vibrant landscapes and abstractions of Michigan and Vieques, PR. Her representational paintings are inspired by common elements of sand and sea as well as unique features such as palm trees and barns. Abstract paintings express the artist's inner landscape.

  • Hawkeye Studios (Empire) - A natural-materials gallery of unusual sculptures, art, and furniture by northern Michigan artist Frank Clements.

  • Peggy Hawley – Studio (Frankfort) - Peggy Hawley's original paintings are about color and light as portrayed in a landscape, a boating scene, an interior from an old cottage, or in still life.

  • Interlochen Center for the Arts (Interlochen)

  • R. Jenkins, Artist - Original artwork by this northern Michigan artist.

  • Gary Kulak – Sculpture (Frankfort) - Visit his studio and store on River Road in Frankfort, or visit his site for a portfolio and more about Gary. He has been working in the field of sculpture since 1974 and is currently the head of the Fine Arts Department at Cranbrook Schools in Bloomfield Hills, MI.

  • Lakeside Shakespeare Theatre (Elberta) - a Chicago-based theatre ensemble which performs during the summer in the Performance Pavilion in the Waterfront Park, located alongside Betsie Lake/Frankfort Harbor in Elberta, Michigan on M168 just off M-22.

  • Tim Lewis ~ Watercolors (Empire) - Original artwork by Tim Lewis, a fine artist who mainly worked in watercolors, formerly associated with his New York studio, Indelible, Inc. and Push Pin Studios.

  • Lunatic Fringe Players Productions (Frankfort) - Original, theatrical play scripts, from dramatic to comedic farce, perfect for community theater, organizations, and clubs for fund raising events.

  • Metal Roots (Empire) - Offering custom metal art, metal home decor, and custom rurniture. we are a "melting pot" of metals, materials, and services. We offer designs of functional decor, wall art, furnishings, sculpture, signage, as well as fabrication for interior and exterior applications, in residential or commercial settings.

  • Michigan Legacy Art Park (Thompsonville) - Over 20 major works of art by Michigan artists line trails that loop through a serene densely wooded forest. An art park integrated with nature, art and history.

  • Art of Mary Kay Niemiec (Honor) - original watercolor, oil, and collage artwork

  • Pumpkin Ed (Frankfort) - Ed Moody, master pumpkin sculptor of Frankfort, MI, the giant pumpkins he carves, events he'll be attending, and photos of past creations.

  • Quilts by Ann Loveless (Frankfort) - Nature-inpired landscape art quilts by textile artist Ann Loveless. Most her designs come from nature and the beautiful lakes and woods of northwestern lower Michigan.

  • Ripple Effect (Empire) - Summer working studio and gallery of nationally acclaimed landscape photographer and natural history author Jeff Ripple. The gallery features Jeff's limited edition large format color and black & white fine art photographs from Sleeping Bear Dunes and the Michigan UP. You can also see his plein aire landscapes and larger paintings in progress.

  • Roland Roycraft Watercolors (Beulah) - Watercolor paintings, books, and videos. Roland was an very accomplished watercolor artist and the owner of Roycraft Watercolor Art Gallery in Beulah. He may be gone, but at his site you can learn more about him, his artwork, and his teachings as a watercolor artist.

  • Secret Garden Gallery (Empire) - Renowned gallery of fine art and handcrafts, featuring the work of more than 200 artists and craftspeople in a diverse collection of wall art, jewelry, pottery, wearables, ornaments, paper goods, home wares, and children's toys.

  • Sleeping Bear Gallery (Empire) - Come experience an imaginative blend of original art encompassing metals, wood, glass, fibers, paintings, sculpture, ceramics and photography. We also host special events with live demonstrations.

  • State if the Art Framing and Gallery (Beulah) - A full-service, custom frame shop offering all varieties of framing needs from standard to preservation. We offer professional photographic scanning, restoration, and printing. In addition, we offer professional art photography for artists of any media for the Web or fine art gicle' reproduction printing. The gallery features photographs by owner Steve Loveless, and his wife Ann Loveless, who specializes in landscape quilt techniques.

  • The Elizabeth Lane Oliver Center for the Arts (Frankfort) - A nonprofit organization advancing art in Benzie County through classes, workshops, exhibitions, artist talks, youth programming, and music performances. Admission is free.

  • Trick Dog Gallery / Cafe (Frankfort) - Features the artwork of Greg Jaris. His paintings, prints, sculpture and furniture reflect the lifestyle of the region and is often done with wit and humor. Dogs often find a way into Greg's art because they are so ingrained in family life. There are also numerous eclectic and fun gifts, toys and dog products. The clothing in the store is designed from Greg's block prints that are made specifically for Trick Dog.

  • Barbara Webb & Jane Smeltzer - Original paint, wood, and metal works by artists Barbara Webb and Jane Smeltzer of Northern Michigan.

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  • See also Furniture
  • See also Gifts / Specialty Items
  • See also Jewelry
  • See also Musicians, Music Groups, Bands. Orchestras
  • See also Photography
  • See also Graphic Design Services


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  • Benzie County Bar Association - Our purpose is to aid in promoting improvements in the administration of justice and advancements in jurisprudence, to improve relations between the legal profession and the public, and to promote the interests of the local legal community.

  • John B. Daugherty, P.L.C. (Beulah) - Established in 1961. Legal needs of people and businesses in NW Michigan with emphasis in business and corporate law, criminal defense, family law, estate planning & administration, and real estate.

  • Heather Dykstra PLC (Lake Ann) - Business planning, estate planning and trust and probate administration. We strive to give families an affordable alternative to the traditional attorney / client relationship and a more personal secure approach than that provided by generic online legal form providers.

  • Richard J. Figura P.C. (Empire) - Mr. Figura's practice focuses primarily on local governmental law, planning and zoning, real estate law, and property tax law. In addition, a substantial part of his time is spent serving as a mediator, facilitator, and arbitrator.

  • Grogan Law, P.C. (Beulah) - A full-service law firm offering 15 years experience in representing Benzie County individuals and corporations. Let our familiarity with the local legal system lead the way.

  • Koning and Jilek (Bear Lake) - A personal injury law firm. We can provide you with an attorney for help with a car accident, truck accident, motorcycle accident, wrongful death, or civil rights suit.

  • James R Modrall III, PLLC (Beulah) - Elder Law, Medicaid, VA Benefits, Probate, Trusts, Wills.

  • Olson, Bzdok & Howard (Frankfort, Traverse City) - General law practice including litigation, business transactions, and estate planning.

  • Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP (Frankfort) - Legal services for individuals, small businesses, health care providers, and nonprofit organizations.

  • Simen, Figura & Parker, P.L.C. (Empire) - Provding these legal services: alternate dispute resolution, bankruptcy and creditor's remedies, estate planning, wills, trusts and probate, general business and business planning, litigation, municipal and administrative law, real estate,and taxation.

  • Sterling Law Office (Empire) - Family law / divorce / custody; personal Injury; immigration & citizenship; social security; disability; wills & estate planning / probate / trusts; real estate & business contracts; auto accidents, and other civil litigation.

  • Catherine L. Wolfe, PLC (Honor) - Our services include custody and family law (custody, child support and divorce), probate law (wills, trusts), landlord / tenant, real estate law (land contracts, deeds), contracts, commercial / business, estate planning, and animal law / helping prevent animal cruelty. We serve Benzie, Grand Traverse, and Manistee Counties.


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  • All American Auction Service (Buckley) - Auction dates, newsletters, glossary of auction terms, local antique and other businesses, bulletins of antique thefts, amber alert, and many other auction related and community services.

  • Cole & Company Auction and Appraisal Inc. (Beulah) - Professional auction and appraisal service of Michigan, including estate and heirloom appraisals.

  • Ringel Auction Sales (Manistee) - Serving Manistee, Mason, and Benzie counties.

  • Savory Sales, Inc. (Manistee) - Estate, household, moving, and barn sales.

AUTOMOTIVE: Cars, Motorcycles, RVs, Trailers, Trucks, Towing

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  • Absolute Auto Repair & Tire (Bear Lake) - Service and repairs for cars, trucks, SUVs, and 4x4s, all makes and models, Quality repair at a fair price. Brakes, tires, exhaust systems, transmissions, fluid flushes, electrical and diagnostics, and more.

  • Bayshore Tire and Auto Inc. (Elberta) - For all your auto and tire needs. We specializes in tire supplies and general auto repair services. We have a team of professional and experienced technicians to give you the quality that you deserve. Our services include: complete auto repair, tires, struts and brakes, shocks and exhaust, A/C service, tune-ups, oil change, and complete diagnostics. We are also an authorized Cooper Tire dealer. We carry major brands, foreign and domestic made for auto and light trucks.

  • Bayside Cycles, LLC (Frankfort) - Motorcycle sales and service.

  • Benzie Automotive (Arcadia) - Offers a wide selection of car parts and a full range of quality auto repair services for manual and automatic cars. We are a complete auto parts store.

  • Clark Automotive Inc. (Lake Ann) - Sales, service, and repair. Selling quality used cars and trucks with in-house finance options available. We service all makes and models at a very competitive cost.

  • Corey's Big Dog Towing & Recovery (Beulah) - Full-service towing company, as well as lockouts, jump-starts, road repair, larger vehicles, and flat tire repair. Donation made to a local charity for every police accident tow. Off-road recovery is our specialty from motorcycles to motor-homes. We do it all! Serving Benzie County and surrounding areas.

  • Cycle-Moore, Inc. (Interlochen) - Our goal is to help all motorcycle riders create and maintain the machine of their dreams by providing quality parts, accessories and service. Also, enjoy our large, wooded campground, just $6 per person per night (as long as you have your motorcycle with you). Includes electrical hook-ups, and heated bathrooms with showers.

  • East Bay Auto Parts (Interlochen) - "Northern Michigan's leading auto recycler."

  • Heiges' Body Shop (Honor) - Auto body repair specialist.. Our staff has more than 25 years of experience in the industry. Complete customer satisfaction is our goal. Specializing in all makes and models. We work with all insurance companies. Free estimates.

  • Heiges Performance (Interlochen) - Complete auto and truck service and repair, we are focused on performance, economy and NOS filling. We also provide equipment for auto racing and sports cars.

  • Honor Collision Services (Beulah) - Benzie County's GREEN repair facility, using waterborne paint. We are a local business, supporting local businesses. National rental cars on-site with 24-hour availability. We work on all makes and models and with all insurance companies. Pick up, delivery, and shuttle services available. Let us make your collision experience the best it can be!

  • Kaskinen - Parts Plus Autostore (Beulah)

  • Ken's Towing (Honor) - Benzie County's number one towing company. A full-service towing, automotive repair, and tire sales company conveniently located on Main Street in Honor, MI. Other services include recoveries, lockouts, jumpstarts, fuel delivery, and tire changes.

  • Leisure Time Auto and RV (Benzonia) - Top quality pre-owned motor homes and travel trailers that are clean, mechanically sound, and ready to roll.

  • Napa Auto Parts (Honor, Bear Lake)

  • North Star Automotive (Bear Lake) - Providing the best auto repair, brake service, tires, transmissions, and oil changes.

  • Northern Auto & Tire Inc (Honor) - Full-service repair facility, tire retailer, and pre-owned vehicle sales.

  • Northern Michigan Dragway (Kaleva) - 3 miles north of Kaleva, an 1/8 mile asphalt dragstrip featuring E.T. Bracket Racing, E.T. Street Bracket Racing, and the North's Heads-Up Program 'Night Moves' Schedule of Events.

  • Off Road Anonymous (Interlochen) - We are here to support your wheeling addiction. We design, produce, and deal with many different types of mechanical parts to help you along your project. We specialize in fabricating custom parts.

  • Precision Collision & Auto Glass (Frankfort) - Complete collision and auto glass repair, auto body and paint work, lifetime warranty.

  • Sleeping Bear Motor Sports (Interlochen) - Motorcycle sales, maintenance, parts, and accessories.

  • T & T Automotive (Interlochen) - Automotive repair and service of all makes and models. Tire sales.

  • Thirlby Automotive (Interlochen, Honor, and more) - Auto parts, paint, machine shop. Nine locations in the area.

  • Up North Auto Care (Honor) - We are dedicated to our craft. It's simple — we love cars.

  • Vacation Trailer Sales (Benzonia) - An authorized dealer for Sandpiper, Viking, and Shasta RV's.

  • Watson Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge (Benzonia) - They promise outstanding customer satisfaction and offer a complete line of new Chrysler, Jeep, and Dodge cars and trucks, along with a large inventory of pre-owned vehicles. They also have a complete service and parts department.

  • Xpress Lube & Tire (Benzonia) - Preventive maintenance services for your vehicle, and our convenient drive-through service makes car care easy and stress-free. No appointment needed. We also have a car and RV-wash facility.

  • See also Campgrounds / RV Parks
  • See also Car Washes
  • See also Gas Stations
  • See also Off Roading


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BASEBALL (nothing in Benzie, but there are two very close-by teams...)

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  • Betsie Valley Trail - Enjoy hiking or biking on this 27-mile long trail in Benzie County in Northwest Michigan. Travel by bays, rivers, lakes; through forests and historic towns.

  • Benzie Bike Club - Our site keeps you informed about current activities of the group. We post schedules of rides, hikes, and other group activities you may be interested in. Check the site often for times, places and dates for scheduled and special activities.

  • Bike Benzie Tour - Hosted by the Benzie Sunrise Rotary Club and sponsored by the Crystal Mountain Resort, the Bike Benzie Tour is an annual charity ride for the benefit of area youth.Proceeds from the Tour benefit the Benzie Sunrise Rotary Foundation and the Rotary International Foundation. All routes feature great food stops and picturesque rides that challenge riders of all ages and abilities.

  • Conundrum Café (Elberta) - Bicycle and kayak rental after Memorial Day. (Also: specialty coffee, beverages, Hawaiin shave ice and assortment of pastries.)

  • Crystal Lake Adventure Sports (Beulah) - Kayaks, canoes, sailboats, windsurfers, mountain bikes, snowboards, outdoor gear and apparel, and more. They also rent bicycles, kayaks, sailboats, water skiies and ski boats, and more.

  • Empire Outdoors (Empire) - Bike rentals, beach and camping goods, essential souvenirs, and more. Everthing you need for the outdoors. Fishing and outdoor sporting gear  and attire. Fishing tackle amd live bait. Charter fishing on Lake Michigan and ice shanty rentals.

  • Northwestern Lower Michigan Trail Guide - Details for hiking, biking, snowshoe, and cross country trails throughout northwestern Lower Michigan, several in Benzie County and most within an hour of Traverse City.

  • See also Recreation


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  • Advanced Marine (Interlochen) - Used outboard parts for Johnson and Evinrude motors.

  • Arcadia Marine (Arcadia) - A family owned and operated marine. We combine a wide variety of products with a friendly and knowledgeable staff to meet all of your boating needs. "We'll do whatever floats your boat!"

  • Bear Lake Marine (Bear Lake) - Sales, service and boat motor repair parts for Evinrude, Johnson, and Mercury outboards, inboard outboard motors, stern drive, and jet boats. Sales and rental of Crest pontoon boats; runabouts, fishing boats and ski boats..

  • Classic Dock and Lift (Beulah) - Docks, Benches, Ladders and Pontoon & Boat Hoists. Look To Us For All Your Marine Accessory Needs.

  • Crystal Lake Marina, Inc. (Beulah) - Sales of boats, motors, pontoons, docks & hoists. Ski boat/pontoon/personal watercraft rentals. Dockside fueling & service by factory trained/certified technicians.

  • Dean Michael Boats (Frankfort) - Boat and RV storage, docks, lifts hoists, and canopies.

  • Fish On Sports (Interlochen) - Manufacturer of custom fishing towers, radar arches, rod holders, and other boat accessories.

  • Long Lake Marina (Interlochen) - Full service boat dealer, including boat sales, repair, and storage and serve all of Northern Michigan, from Cadillac to Mackinaw City. We sell all lines of new and used boats and motors, including Rinker, Sweetwater, Sanpan, Hurricane, and Aqua Patio.

  • MacDonald Marine (Frankfort) - Northern Michigan's only Mercury Platinum dealership. Large marine supply store and pro ski shop featuring Connelly skies, Leisure Life kayaks, wakeboards, and hundreds of water sports accessories.

  • Marine Tech (Benzonia) - Repair service of all marine products, as well as storage inside, outside. plus shrink. We are a dealer of docks, boat lifts, and rafts.

  • Onekama Marine (Onekama) - Premier new and used boat sales, dealers and brokers, services and storage.

  • Roelofs Boat Rental (Lake Ann) - Boat rentals on beautiful, all-sports Lake Ann. Available May through October. Daily or weekly. For rent: pontoon boat, ski/speed boat, gas and electric boat motors, kayaks, canoes, and tubes.

  • The Boat Doctors (Frankfort) - Professional mobile marine service 24/7. Factory certified and insured.

  • See also Canoeing / Kayaking / Paddling
  • See also Fishing
  • See also Manufacturers
  • See also Marinas


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  • Iron Fish Distillery (Thompsonville) - Locally-crafted spirits

  • Lake Ann Brewing Company (Lake Ann) - Lowering expectations…one pint at a time. Brewmaster Matt Therrien has a passion for craft beer, and is eager to share it with locals and visitors to Lake Ann, alike. On First Street in downtown Lake Ann.

  • Stormcloud Brewing Company (Frankfort) - Michigan craft beer.


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  • (Frankfort) - Benzie County Michigan information technology provider.

  • Better Business Bureau of Western Michigan, Inc. - "Serving 37 counties, builds consumer confidence and business credibility. It alerts you to scams and deceptive advertising, handles complaints, and provides callers with reliability reports."

  • Customized Cleaning Services and Maintenance (Interlochen) - We provide your business with the absolute finest commercial cleaning solutions. From windows and exteriors to floors, tile, interiors, and more!

  • Fresh Produce, Inc. (Beulah) - A graphic design studio providing creative services to meet your specific needs. Pre-production and post-production services are available. We offer a complete array of award-winning concept to canvas services: commercials/trade show films, storyboards, logo/brand development, Web design, print design and more!

  • Gloves by Web (Beulah) - A supplier gloves and safety apparel to the following industries: EMS/First Responders, Food, Restaurant, Manufacturing, Assembly Plants, Pest Control, Medical, Dental, Veterinary, Law Enforcement, among others. A division of Auric Enterprises, Inc.

  • Hentschel Precision Machining (Interlochen) - A machine shop that provides precision CNC machining services to the manufacturing and tooling industry. We specialize in CNC milling. We do prototype and production work for various industries, including oil and medical. We can contract to manufacture parts complete from raw material or perform secondary operations on your partially machined pieces.

  • Michael D. Khouri (Lake Ann) - A former Broadcast Television and Wireless Executive, Michael is President of MDK Business Solutions, a Professional Development and Management Consulting Business. His motivational message to business professionals-staff, managers, and business owners on The Power of Owning Your Environment inspires professionals to take control by taking a leadership role in everything they do.

  • MiKE Communications (Beulah) - Web site design and communications with flair! We provide Web site development and support, copywriting, grant writing, marketing and branding, and more. Our communications and program / project management services are designed to meet a wide range of needs and budgets. MiKE Communications has the experience and ability to deliver.

  • Northwest Michigan Works! - Provides business, employment, employer, education, and training services to businesses and individuals.

  • Peninsula Business Forms (Thompsonville) - Anything and everything printed, marketing specialties and banners, as well as standard forms and labels and other paper media.

  • RECap Incorporated (Bear Lake) - Supplier of recycled resistance weld electrode caps (recycled caps) to leading automotive manufacturers and suppliers.

  • Womenable (Interlochen) - A research, program, and policy development consultancy whose mission is to improve the environment for women-owned enterprises worldwide.

  • XPert Fulfillment, Inc. (Benzonia) - Offering fulfillment services to economic businesses, warehousing, and third party logistics. We make shipping simple and predictable.We can receive, inventory, warehouse, pick, pack, ship, and return your orders – at a savings to you.

  • See also Accounting / Tax Services
  • See also Banks and Credit Unions
  • See also Computer / Web / Internet Support
  • See also Conference Facilities
  • See also Graphic Design Services
  • See also Insurance Services
  • See also Jobs
  • See also Marketing
  • See also Printing / Copying Services
  • See also Web Site Design Services


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  • Betsie River Campsite (Frankfort) - Located on the Betsie Valley Trail System on River Road. RV and tent camping, flush toilets, and hot showers. Fish cleaning and freezing. Trailer, pop-up, and storage rentals. Direct access to bicycling, hiking, and cross-country skiing. Close to Lake Michigan, Crystal Lake, fishing, and golf.

  • Empire Township Campground (Empire) - Open from mid-May to mid-September. The 60-site rustic campground (some with electric) is located in a wooded area and is 5 miles away from the Village of Empire and the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore headquarters. Coin-operated showers, one flush toilet, ice, wood, and dump station are available on site. Outhouses and drinking water are located throughout the campground.

  • Empire Sleeping Bear Eagles #4404 FOE Campground (Empire) - Rustic camping with 15 primitive sites, the campground is unnamed and runs on the honor system, first come, first served.

  • Frankfort Crystal Lake RV Resort and Campground (Frankfort) - Northwest Michigan's NEWEST premier RV resort and campground. Located just a few short minutes from the Lake Michigan shoreline and Sleeping Bear Dunes (voted the most beautiful place in America), our oversized RV sites (50' x 80') will accommodate even the largest of rigs and provide you with the full services you deserve. Daily, weekly, monthly, and seasonal rates are available. Come join us and discover northern Michigan's best kept secret!

  • Hopkins Park Campground (Bear Lake) - Lakeside RV/campground owned and operated by the Village of Bear Lake.

  • Indigo Bluffs Campground and RV Park (Empire) - A distinctive RV retreat and campground offers modern, wooded, full hook-up sites for multiple classes of RVs (only). Also: heated swimming pool, hot tub, fitness center, playground/sports area, modern restrooms/showers, a camp store, cabin rentals, laundry, LP gas, dump station, volleyball and basketball.

  • Kampvilla RV Park and Family Campground (Bear Lake) - On US-31. Look for the yellow dinosaur!

  • Lake Ann State Forest Campground (Lake Ann) - Campground offers good opportunity for boating, fishing, and hiking on Lake Ann Pathway.

  • Northern Exposure (Mesick) - Campground/RV and Recreational Park

  • Timberline Campground (Benzonia) - Camping and seasonal sites for a cottage-like setup. 206 campsites / full hook-up / pull throughs and tent sites. Wireless Internet, heated pool, acrylic showers, pavilion, playground, and dump station. Minutes from Betsie and Platte Rivers, Crystal Lake, Big & Little Platte Lakes, Upper and Lower Herring Lakes, and Lake Michigan. Open mid-March through December 1st.

  • Turtle Lake Campground (East of Honor, west of Bendon) - One of Northern Michigan's finest family-oriented recreational campgrounds. Enjoy a quiet spot in the woods at one of our large campsites on 40 wooded acres and 1/4 mile of shoreline. Relax in the shade of our open air pavilion or take a hike in the woods, boat, fish, swim, bring your horse, or just enjoy the peace and quiet of nature at it's best! Full RV hook-ups, tent camping, horse camping, row boat, canoe & kayak rentals.

  • Vacation Trailer Park & Vacation Trailer Sales (Benzonia) - Located along the Betsie River, a full-service campground which features canoeing, heated swimming pool, fishing docks, playgrounds, laundry room, rental RV's, sporting goods and RV supply store and RV dealership. Also, canoes, fishing tackle, archery, hunting, and RV supplies, hunting and fishing licenses.

  • See also Associations, Clubs, Groups, Organizations, Societies
  • See also National Lakeshore
  • See also Recreation
  • See also State Parks


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  • Betsie Bay Kayak (Frankfort) - Dedicated to designing and producing high performance touring kayaks and paddles based on Greenland Inuit designs longer than any company in North America.

  • Crystal Canoe Company (Frankfort) - Custom canoes, canoe outriggers, and kayaks. A division of Cold Creek Rod Company.

  • Conundrum Café (Elberta) - Kayak and bicycle rental after Memorial Day. (Also: specialty coffee, beverages, Hawaiin shave ice and assortment of pastries.)

  • Crystal Adventures (Thompsonville) - Kayak, canoe, or tube the Betsie, Platte, or Manistee rivers. We also offer unique vacation rental adventure options including snowmobile and ATV rentals and tours.

  • Crystal Lake Adventure Sports (Beulah) - Kayaks, canoes, sailboats, windsurfers, mountain bikes, snowboards, outdoor gear and apparel, and more. They also rent bicycles, kayaks, sailboats, water skis and ski boats, and more.

  • Crystalaire Adventures (Frankfort) - Camping, hiking, paddling, or backpacking trips for groups of young men and women of all experience levels. Discover what it feels like to sleep out under the stars, come across a moose on a woodland trail, and taste pancakes made over an open fire. Our adventures go to some of the most rugged, beautiful, and least-visited places in the world including Isle Royale National Park, Lake SuperiorVs North Shore and the Great North Woods.

  • Honor Canoe Rentals (Honor) - New canoes, new kayaks, new tubes. Servicing the Upper and Lower Platte River. Located on US 31-North at Whispering Creek Resort.

  • Northwestern Michigan River Guide - Details for paddling many rivers in northwestern Lower Michigan.

  • Riverside Canoe Trips (Honor) - Serving the lower Platte River for a gentle, family style trip. Offering canoes, single and double kayaks, inner tubes, rafts and boats. On the faster upper Platte we offer canoes and single kayaks for those who have the skills to handles "faster" water. Located on Highway M-22 at the Platte River Bridge in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

  • Sleeping Bear Surf and Kayak (Empire) - Kayak sales, rentals, lessons and tours, featuring Current Designs kayaks. Also, surfboard, stand-up paddleboard, and skimboard rentals and sales.

  • The Honor Trading Post (Honor) - Canoe, kayak, and tube livery on the Platte River with convenience store, including pizza, subs, ice cream, fishing supplies, groceries, campfire wood, packaged liquor and beer.

  • Traverse Area Paddle Club - Formerly the Cherry Capital Paddle America Club, they welcome canoeists and kayakers in northwestern lower Michigan and have numerous outings for all levels of paddling experience.

  • Vacation Trailer Park (Benzonia) - Located along the Betsie River, a full-service campground which features canoeing on the Betsie River. Also: canoe sales and accessories.

  • Uncommon Adventures (Beulah) - Specializes in kayak tours, certified kayak instruction, corporate retreats and backcountry flyfishing in fresh and saltwater environments. Since 1984 our expert guides and professional workshop leaders have made us a good find for individuals, small groups, and corporations.

  • See also Recreation


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  • Rip and Run Canopy Rental (Bear Lake) - Elegant wedding tents, canopies, tables, chairs, linens, globe lighting, and much more.


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  • Honor Touchless Autowash (Honor) - Touchless-automatic and self-serve carwash. The automatic wash features high-pressure Hydrospray touch-free technology using quality soap and wax for a safe and effective car wash. We also have three high-pressure self-serve carwash bays with a variety of cleaning options and the ability to add additional time. Open 7 days a week, 8 am to 10 pm, we are here to help you keep your car and vehicles clean inside and out.

  • See also Automotive
  • See also Gas Stations


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  • Harris Custom Carpentry (Interlochen) - Let us help you plan your new home, pole building, addition, or remodel from start to finish. We work directly with architects and designers to make sure your next project is truly yours.

  • See also Construction Services
  • See also Woodworking


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  • Crystal Lake Catering (Frankfort) - Complete catering and event services that bring outstanding restaurant quality menu items right to your backyard. They offer a full range of services, including special event coordinating.

  • Odette's Custom Catering (Frankfort) - A service that brings healthy, fresh ingredients into your home and creates a dining experience that will tempt your palate and delight your eyes. We cater for any special event, such as weddings, birthday dinners, and family reunions. However, you don’t always need a big event to enjoy great food. With our cost-efficient meals, you can do it on a regular basis!

  • See also Food Products
  • See also Grocery Stores
  • See also Restaurants / Bakeries / Coffee Shops


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  • Benzie Area Christian Neighbors (BACN) (Benzonia) - promotes a whole and healthy community by meeting basic human needs in conjunction with the support and empowerment necessary to help members of the community reach their potential. We accomplish this through a comprehensive range of services including a food pantry, a clothing center, financial assistance, and educational programs and opportunities.

  • Benzie Area Zonta Club (Benzonia) - Zonta seeks to advance the status of women by improving the legal, political, economic, educational, health, and professional status of women at global and local levels through service and advocacy.

  • Benzie Community Services - Personal care and respite care for citizens of Benzie County we are 60 years of age or older, equipment loan closet, daily telephone reassurance calls, in-home helpers for private duty.

  • Benzie County Community Chest - Mission: To represent and serve the overall interests of the citizens of Benzie County in matters concerning individual, community health, and social well being.

  • Benzie County Council on Aging (Honor) - Their mission, "To provide programs for Senior Citizens of Benzie County that will promote and encourage opportunities for socialization, education, health, safety, welfare, and independent living with dignity."

  • Benzie Recovery Drop-In Center (Benzonia) - A great place for adult with mental health disability to get together with others and have fun while recovering.

  • Beulah Boosters (Beulah) - A non-profit organization that supports the village of Beulah, Michigan in Benzie County and the surrounding area through volunteerism and financial means.

  • Friends of Betsie Bay (Frankfort and Elberta) - Strong advocates of area land uses that promote a community in harmony with the natural environment of the Betsie Bay area.

  • Grow Benzie (Benzonia) - Their mission is to root and nourish the Benzie Community Family, including local businesses, agencies, and individuals, with a self-reliant, multipurpose, garden-based center that brings all ages, abilities, and interests together to grow life, learning, and business opportunities.

  • Habitat for Humanity / ReStore of Benzie County (Honor) - Through volunteer labor and donations of money and materials, Habitat builds and rehabilitates simple, decent houses alongside our homeowner (partner) families. The ReStore is an outlet that accepts donated goods for resale to the public at a fraction of the retail price. All profits are used to fund the local Habitat affiliate. Donations are being accepted for construction materials, appliances, furniture, kitchen and bath fixtures, cabinets, light fixtures and ceiling fans, flooring, and tools. Free pick-up is available.

  • Hometown Giving (Beulah, Frankfort, Honor, Thompsonville) - An online community changing the way people support their local businesses, charities and non-profits, all while staying in touch with family, friends and their hometowns. Hometown Giving helps local charities and non-profits by providing them a free, central location for donations. Therefore, making it much easier for donors to find and support these local causes.

  • Honor Area Restoration Project [HARP] (Honor) - Our mission is to preserve our history and protect local resources to encourage informed growth and development to promote fiscal, recreational, and educational initiatives that benefit citiznes of all ages.

  • Mills Community House (Benzonia) - Community building, site of the Benzonia Public Library; space available for arts, cultural and educational activities, for business and organization meetings, and for private events.

  • Women's Resource Center (Benzonia, Traverse City) - Provides education, support, counseling, housing and advocacy - through community collaboration - to end domestic and sexual violence and promote an equitable, safe environment for all..

  • See also Associations, Clubs, Groups, Organizations, and Societies


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    • ATI Consulting (Beulah) - Consulting, technical support, and training for the Internet, Macintosh, and Windows. On-site service. Custom Web site design, mobile Web sites, domain registration and hosting. Many resources including local ISPs, recommendations for maintaining a healthy computer and several safe computer and online practices. [Also see our mobile Web site]

    • Benzie Tech Support (Frankfort) - General technical support, installation, troubleshooting, and tutorials for PCs, Macs, networks, wi-fi, stereos. and TV.

    • Bits Computer Repair (Interlochen) - Computer repair serving Interlochen, Traverse City, Grawn, Lake Ann, Karlin and surrounding area. We fix cell phone screens and tablets as well.

    • Dustin’s Computer Repair LLC (Beulah) - A full-service computer consulting and repair business located in Benzie County, Michigan. Owned and operated by Dustin Wolpoff, I provide honest and fair computer consulting and repair.

    • Frankfort Electronics Repair (Frankfort) - Hardware repair of iPhones, iPads, Androids, Windows PCs, Mac laptops. Troubleshooting software issues on mobile and desktop devices. Owned and operated by Alex Thayer.

    • North Harbor Solutions (Copemish) - We provide a wide variety of technology solutions to small and medium size businesses. We are IT for your technology needs.

    • South Side Plaza (Benzonia) - A large selection of fireworks, stereo systems, tanning services, computer services, and more. Count on us for quality products and services every time.

    • True North Web Works (Lake Ann) - Creative Website design and publishing services. Internet consulting services.


    • AT & T - DSL, U-Verse, and Cellular Internet

    • M-22 Internet Project (Arcadia) - Local, long-range wireless Internet service provider. They offer residential and commercial unlimited, high-speed, high-quality Internet service over a hybrid-fiber wireless network. Coverage includes northwestern Manistee County and southeastern Benzie County, and are expanding their service area all the time. They also design, install, and operate home and business Wi-Fi (wireless hotspots).

    • SyncWave (Scottville) - Local, long-range wireless Internet service provider. They currently have just one tower in the Benzie County area south of Honor. Coverage from that tower is limited but may someday expand and more towers may come to this area.


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  • Best Western (Site 2) (Beulah) - Scenic Hill Resort - 160-person conference center, business center, private meeting rooms, telephone, cable TV, and broadband Internet in all 43 modern hotel rooms, indoor swimming pool, whirlpool and sauna, exercise room, full service salon and day spa.

  • Blue Bridge Events Cemter (Interlochen) - Wedding and event venue in a rustic, outdoor setting.

  • Crystal Lake Weddings (Beulah) - Northern Michigan's premier destination wedding venue, boasting breathtaking views of Crystal Lake in Benzie County.

  • Crystal Mountain Resort (Thompsonville) - International Association of Conference Center (IACC)-approved facilities accommodates groups of up to 300 people.

  • Eden Brook Place (Beulah) - Our banquet room accommodates up to 120 people for banquets, parties, reunions, large meetings, or other special events. Other equipment available includes a sound system, podium, microphone, stage and projector screen. Ample space and plenty of on-site parking for cars and buses.

  • Elberta Life Saving Station (Elberta) - Beautifully-restored historic life saving station building located on Betsie Bay. This amazing buidling and waterfront park grounds is popular for an all-in-one destination wedding and reception venue.

  • Greystone Mansion & Banquet Center & Wedding Chapel (Honor) - Everything you need for a perfect wedding ceremony and a perfectly planned reception.

  • The Hotel Frankfort (Frankfort) - The historic Hotel Frankfort is located in downtown Frankfort. We have a full-scale restaurant, dining room and bar along with corporate conference facilities, with gourmet-catered meals available for gatherings of up to 200. We offer elegant spaces from small to large which can be combined or used separately for every imaginable type of event.


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    • 45th Parallel Property Management LLC (Interlochen) - For commercial and residential property: updates and renovations, lawn and snow, docks and boats, rimming and pruning, winterization, spring and fall cleanups, firewood, pProperty check-ups when vacant or occupied; if you can think of it, we can do it.

    • The Cottage Pros (Beulah) - Home renovations and four-season propery maintenance, such as, lawn service, snow plowing, landscaping, dock and hoist, boat delivery, pontoon delivery, mulch, sand, rock, pressure washing, house cleaning, rental change-overs.

    • L C Materials (Bear Lake) - The concrete experts, serving Northern Michigan’s concrete, aggregate and supply needs with 12 concrete plant locations.

    • The Cottage Pros (Beulah) - Home renovations and four-season propery maintenance, such as, lawn service, snow plowing, landscaping, dock and hoist, boat delivery, pontoon delivery, mulch, sand, rock, pressure washing, house cleaning, rental change-overs.

    • (Mesick) - A licensed and insured residential builder providing cottage and home care, repair, maintenance, and custom decorating. They also feature cottage care / watch services such as opening & closing, watching, and decorating or remodeling your cottage while you are away. "Your reliable up north handyman."


    • Blueprints Revisited, Inc. (Thompsonville) - Designing homes of yesterday for lifestyles of today. We are about bringing the vintage homes to life again and redesigning the floorplan for today’s lifestyles. Featuring the team of Mary J. Lappan - Design Originator, Shirley J. Wald - Retail Lighting Consultant, and David A. Kalosky - Detail & Construction Consultant.

    • Bungalow Builders (Benzonia) - Green built services with old world craftsmanship. We are a fully-insured general contracting firm licensed in the State of Michigan with LEED accreditation by the U.S. Green Building Council. We offer Green consulting, designing, and building services. As a custom builder, we work closely with our clients and all members of the integrated design team.

    • D.A.K. Builders, Inc. (Thompsonville) - A fine home builder in northern Michigan in whom you can have confidence. Our family has a tradition of quality homes for over forty years.

    • For Now Tiny Homes (Frankfort) - Offering custom-buillt, tiny homes throughout northwestern lower Michigan, and beyond. "A small space can be beautiful and functional.  Whether the space functions as a writer's studio, guest room, or full-time home, quality matters.  Whatever you want, we can build."

    • Durango Homes (Frankfort) - Specializes in the custom design/build process of residential construction with an emphasis in tailoring the home to a Northern Michigan, multi-functional lifestyle.

    • Great Northern Homes by Duperron (Honor) - Licensed builder offering remodel, new construction, green build, and interior design. Serving Benzie, Leelanau, Manistee, and Grand Traverse counties in Northwestern Michigan.

    • Harris Custom Carpentry (Interlochen) - All types of construction work from start to finish. From small jobs like door and window repair, to big ones such as kitchen remodeling and flooring. Licensed and insured, we guarantee our customer's safety at all times. We specialize in new construction, remodels, additions, pole barns, garages, decks, arbors, roofing, siding, windows, doors, wood flooring and tile, kitchens and bathrooms.

    • House of Construction, Inc. (Frankfort) - A full-service general contracting firm specializing in remodeling and new home construction, and operating in Benzie County, Michigan.

    • Hutch Construction & Services (Honor) - General Contractor, Snow Plowing, Licensed & Insured. No job too small or too large. We provide the following services: custom homes, remodels, garages, polebarns, decks, sheds, cottage inspection, seasonal open / closures, lawncare, snow plowing, driveway sealer, fall clean up.

    • John Darien Homes (Beulah) - Custom residential homes and multi-family dwellings, interior and exterior design service, home remodeling, in-house closing service for new homes.

    • JRN Design (Interlochen) - With 25 years of experience in the area, we will help you acquire the starter home or the luxurious home of your dreams. We will meet or exceed your design and budget expectations. We serve Grand Traverse, Leelanau, and Benzie Counties.

    • KK Builders (Beulah) - Contractor, builder, outdoor services, kitchen construction. Kevin D. Kraak, licensed and insured with over 30 years experience. He specializes in project ideas and remodeling, and complete home and cottage care. Pole barns, garages, decks, home additions, repairs, and maintenance. Home inspections. In the winter he provides snow plowing and/or removal along with building or project needs. Quality work, done honestly and reliably.

    • LTD Construction (Lake Ann) - General contractor serving the northern Michigan area

    • Mason Construction (Beulah) - Soon to become Lakeshore Custom Homes, they are a full-service builder and contractor, offering commercial construction and residential custom homes throughout Northwest Michigan. New construction and remodeling.

    • Northern Woods Custom Builders (Benzonia) - New homes, remodeling, kitchens, roofing, windows, additions. Quality and dependable services. Licensed and insured. We are a member of the Better Business Bureau. Allow us to put our expertise and experience to work for you. We guarantee customer satisfaction.

    • Northshore Construction L.L.C. (Empire) - Remodeling, renovation, new homes and additions. Offers quality construction needs in Leelanau, Benzie and Grand Traverse Counties.

    • Portland Building Co. (Honor) - Just one call away from all of your building needs. Whether a new home, room addition, or garage, we are able to meet all your needs. Give us a call today for a free estimate.

    • Premier Buildings of Michigan (Honor) - a leading builder and supplier of quality post frame as well as conventionally framed buildings and garages.

    • Red Barron Builders (Lake Ann) - Building premium, stick-built homes in the northern Michigan area. since 1995. Where the customer comes first and their overall satisfaction is what matters, Steve Barron strives to concentrate on each home owner's needs.

    • Robert Sibary Construction (Bear Lake) - Licensed and insured residential and commercial builder. "An honest builder who lives by the golden rule." Serving Manistee and Benzie Counties. New and custom homes, remodeling, additions, garages, roofing, steel standing seam roofs, siding, decks, sea stairs and walks, windows.

    • Stenback Builders (Empire) - Specializing in custom new construction, home remodeling and home designs, we handle each construction project with the care and hands-on approach of the carpenters that we are.

    • Storm Hill Development Group (Empire) - Custom builders of distinctive homes in Empire, Michigan on Lake Michigan in beautiful Leelanau County. With spectacular architectural features and cutting-edge interior floor plans, a Storm Hill home will stand the test of time and provide a level of elegant living that meets every individual lifestyle.

    • Tandy Construction (Beulah) - Full service building contractor serving Benzie, Manistee, Grand Traverse, and Wexford counties. New construction, pole barns, garages, decks, remodeling, additions, kitchens, and baths.

  • See also Alternative Energy Systems
  • See also Architectural Services
  • See also Carpentry Services
  • See also Electrical Services
  • See also Excavating Services
  • See also Flooring Products and Services
  • See also Gas Services
  • See also Heating / Cooling / Plumbing Services
  • See also Painting Services
  • See also Paving Contractors and Materials
  • See also Plumbing Services
  • See also Renewable Energy Systems
  • See also Roofing Services
  • See also Sawmills
  • See also Solar Energy Systems
  • See also Wind Energy Systems
  • See also Windows and Doors


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  • Get Up and Dance LLC (Frankfort) - Western Michigan's premiere dance studio. Fun, instructional dance classes for dancers ages 4 to adult with Instructor/Director Vickie Slater. We are also associated with the Junior Panther Dance Crew and the newly-formed Panther Pom Squad.


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  • Abramson Dentistry (Beulah) - Our goal is to offer our patients award winning service with high quality dental care. Our staff is courteous, friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful to make your visit comfortable. We treat both adults and children and specialize in Cosmetic Dental Makeovers. Most emergency patients are seen the same day. Through extensive continuing education and state-of-the-art equipment, we are able to offer you and your family the high level of care you deserve.

  • Franke Family Dentistry (Frankfort) - Dr. Walt and Dr. Jana Franke carry on a seven-decade tradition with their practice in Frankfort. They believe that everyone deserves the benefits of modern dentistry and advanced technology in a friendly atmosphere. This includes both traditional and cosmetic dental procedures, from maintaining the lifelong health of your teeth through cleanings and periodontal care, to being able to adjust your smile so that it makes the great first impression youVve always wanted.

  • Debra Lewis, DDS (Interlochen) - Offers complete, full-service dental care and services for the whole family in a comfortable, supportive environment. She and her caring staff will help you care for your teeth for a lifetime.

  • Lisa Musgrave, DDS (Beulah) - Quality, gentle dentistry, emcouring prevention, and seeking the highest level of care for each individual.

  • Northway Orthodontics (Beulah) - Aspiring to provide state of the art orthodontic treatment and care for the people of Northern Michigan, always striving to perform to the very best of our ability.

  • Stefanski Dental (Frankfort) - Utilizing the latest in dental care technology, our goal is to help you love your smile. From oral health, to teeth whitening, to braces, Stefanski Dental can meet the needs of the entire family.


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  • Robbie's Dry Cleaning (Benzonia) - Complete dry cleaning services. You’ll be amazed at the kinds of stains we can get out without damaging even the nicest of formal wear.


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  • Bishop Electric, Inc. (Frankfort) - Licensed and insured. Free estimates. Emergency service.

  • Consumers Energy (Benzonia) – Electricity utility company. (Outage Map)

  • Glen Lake Electric (Honor) - An electrical company specializing in commercial, residential, and industrial electrical services, emergency electrical repairs, and more. Serving Benzie, Leelanau, and Grand Traverse Counties. We provide quality workmanship at reasonable rates that you will truly appreciate.

  • Lakeshore Electric Service (Beulah) - We can see to all of your residential, commercial and industrial electric needs. We also specialize in cell phone boosting technology, making cellular dead zones a thing of the past! Our technicians are licensed and insured to do quality electrical work at an affordable price.

  • Olsen Electric, Inc. (Frankfort) - Premier electrical contractor. Residential, commercial, industrial, Custom lighting. Generators. Licensed and insured. 24-hour emergency service.

  • J.D. Stratton Electric (Beulah) - We offer a variety of electrical services for residential and commercial owners. In addition to regular electrical projects, we are and installer of residential solar and wind systems throughout Michigan. Helping you to utilize your environment, while saving it.

  • Waug's Electrical Service (Benzonia) - Electrial contractor, 24/7 electrial service. From residential to commercial & industrial wiring we are here to meet your needs.


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  • H & H Creations of Custom Embroidery (Copemish) - One-stop shopping solution for embroidery, design, digitizing, & finishing. Whether a personalized gift or logo embroidered onto garments for your business or corporate event. Hundreds of products (jackets, polos, shirts, sweatshirts, caps, etc.) and thousands of stock embroidery designs, all very well organized and easy to find.


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  • BioTech Agronomics (Beulah) - A full-service residual and biosolids management firm. Our approach is to work in partnership with clients and communities to create tailored solutions. Biotech understands the dynamics between the agricultural, environmental, regulatory, economic and political issues involved in managing successful residuals and biosolids programs.

  • Daniel B. Stephens & Associates, Inc. (Beulah) - An environmental science and engineering consulting firm contributing to a better future by providing comprehensive services in groundwater and surface water hydrology, water resources development and planning, soil science, and civil, geotechnical, and environmental engineering.

  • Luedtke Engineering (Frankfort) - A marine construction firm that works in all the Great Lakes and has been in business for over 70 years.

  • Roman-Jones, Inc. (Empire) - Consulting and contract engineering services in the electronic and computer profession. Analog, digital, and computer software design in industrial and commercial areas. Licensed Engineer and Expert Witness services available nationwide.

  • Third Coast Engineering (Empire) - A mechanical engineering firm specializing in product design, research, and development. We combine creativity and engineering tools to solve a broad range of problems, producing new products, and proprietary technologies.


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  • AJ's Excavating (Beulah) - A full-service excavating company, from clearing lots, to final landscaping. Snow plowing and removal, as well. They can handle all aspects of your project needs. They take pride in their customer service and our job quality.

  • Brent's Excavating, Inc. (Frankfort) - Over 40 years of experience. Excavating, grading, snow removal, demolition, snow plowing, septic tanks, residental or business.

  • Gilbert Excavating Inc. (Arcadia) - Provides various excavating services since 1960, providing high quality and professional services for all our clients.

  • Gillison Excavating (Benzonia) - We offer a fill range of excavating services, as well as gravity and low-pressure septic systems, and demolition - (building and foundations) services. We are licensed, bonded, and insured company.

  • Gray's Excavating Inc. (Lake Ann) - Provides commercial, industrial, and residential excavation and bulldozing services, stump removal, trucking, hauling, sewer hookup, and water hookup in Northern Michigan.

  • Honor Excavating, Inc. (Honor) - Family owned and operated, we provide all excavating needs including complete homesite preparation services and aggregate deliveries to Benzie, Leelanau, Grand Traverse, and Manistee Counties. We are a fully licensed and insured Excavating Contractor and guarantee that the job is done right and done on time. No project is too large or small.

  • Kerby's Backhoe Service (Beulah) - Complete excavating services, including complete home site preperation, municipal water and sewer services, septic systems, drain fields, lot clearing, road, driveway and parking lot construction, road boring, demolition, tree and stump removal, brush chipping, snow plowing / removal, and sanding and salting. Family owned by Bob and Nathan Kerby, we guarantee quality service at affordable prices.


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  • Interquilten (Interlochen) - Quilting + Interlochen = InterQuilten! The most unique quilt shop in Northern Michigan. Shop our inviting atmosphere stuffed with quality cotton fabric, colorful prints, batiks, and wools. Fun and educational quilting classes. Free inspiration with every visit!

  • Llama Meadows Farm (Benzonia) - Organic produce farm where we also raise llamas. Llama wool items made include slippers, mittens, hats, and three dimensional art objects. We also sell decorative flags and banners. Also home of the Divine Grace Cultural Arts and Retreat Center which offers educational and enrichment classes and workshops.

  • Olde Thyme Homespun Quilts-n-Decor (Thompsonville) - Online shop specializing in tea-stained, homespun quilts and handcrafted gifts for primitive country home decor.

  • The Wooly Trout (Onekama) - Beautiful, hand-dyed wool for that special rug hooking project. Only Pendelton, Dorr, Heavens to Betsy, and Woolrich wool are used in my hand-dyed wool.

  • The Yarn Market (Beulah) - Brand name fashion yarns from around the world, and related supplies.

  • See also Arts
  • See also Embroidery Services

FAIRS / FESTIVALS (Northwestern Michigan area)

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  • Benzie County Water Festival (Frankfort) - The Festival seeks to attract, entertain, educate, and activate individuals and groups within the community. Put on by the Benzie Community Water Council.

  • Blissfest (Cross Village)

  • Buckley Old Engine Show (Buckley)

  • Dunesville Music Festival (Lake Ann) - Family friendly atmosphere with lots of great music, arts and crafts, food and fun. We have various stages to accommodate an all-Michigan line up with workshops and activities to promote a strong emphasis on encouraging youth and family involvement.

  • Elberta Solstice Festival (Elberta) - Family fun and entertainment. Musicians and entertainers on-stage throughout the day, music in the amphitheater, kids and teens activities, eating contests, beer garden, local wines. Local restaurants, non-profit organizations, crafters, and businesses with booths throughout the park. And fireworks at night!

  • Farm Fest (Johannesburg) - A relaxed and intimate music festival the second weekend of August, in the beautiful Michigan north woods, the highlight of August for Michigan folk afficionados.

  • Hoxeyville Music Festival (Hoxeyville) - In August, two stages of national touring artists and a 3rd stage with the best and brightest talent from around our beautiful state!

  • Manistee County Fair (Onekama)

  • Mesick Mushroom Festival (Mesick) - Great food and fun for the whole family. Highlights include week-long hunt for the biggest morel.

  • Michigan Antique Festival (Midland) - Antiques and collector cars - 3 times a year: June, July and September.

  • Michigan Fairs & Festivals - Directory of fairs and festivals in Michigan

  • National Coho Salmon Festival (Honor) - Festival celebrating Coho Salmon. Carnival, food, live music, fireworks, flea market, parade, beer tent, games, contests, and arts & crafts.

  • Northern Michigan Lamb & Wool Festival (West Branch) - Held every September at the Ogemaw County Fairgrounds, showcases fiber and lamb for the education and enjoyment of all.

  • Northwestern Michigan Fair (Traverse City)

  • Northwood Renaissance Festival (Interlochen) - Annual renaissance festival held the middle two weekends in June at the Interlochen Eagles Arena.

  • ODPC Funfest ì A.K.A. the Evart Dulcimer Festival (Evart) - The world's largest hammered dulcimer festival. Held at the Osceola County Fairgrounds and presented by the Original Dulcimer Players Club (ODPC). The event features not only hammered dulcimers, but most every acoustic string instrument. (fiddle, guitar, bass, mountain dulcimer, banjo, dobro, pennywhistle, harp, autoharp, harp, hurdy gurdy, concertina, uklele, harmonica, mandolin, etc.) Lots of concerts, workshops, open stage, jamming, and sales booths.

  • Port Oneida Fair (Port Oneida) - A celebration of rural culture and arts, in the Port Oneida Historic Farm District, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore four miles north of Glen Arbor on M-22. Always the second weekend in August. Other sites about the fair: Site 2, Site 3.

  • Roots on the River (Manistee) - Summer concert series (Thursday's, July and August). Free outdoor concerts on the Manistee River. (Each year a beer and wine garden is featured at one of the concerts, highlighting Michigan-made beer and wine.) Facebook site.

  • Spirit of the Woods Folk Fesitval (Brethren) - Annual Folk Festival held every year at Dickson Township Park in Brethren the third Saturday in June.

  • Summer Music in the Park (Beulah) – Free, weekly concerts in Beulah Park during the summer.Sponsored by the Crystal Lake Community Business Association.

  • UpNorth Music and Arts Festival (Copemish) - Experience the one and only Northern Michigan like never before! Renowned headliners and emerging artists coupled with cutting edge audio and visual production.

  • Wheatland Music Festival (Remus) - Stage performances, juried arts and crafts, a wide variety of unique foods, workshops, demonstrations, dances, and impromptu jam sessions at the 160-acre festival site. Performers, artists and dancers are brought to Remus from across the nation to share art traditions featuring the blues, Cajun, bluegrass, gospel, and old time music, handcrafted arts and crafts, instrument making and more.

  • See also Chambers of Commerce
  • See also Arts
  • See also Associations, Clubs, Groups, Organizations, Societies


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NOTE: Most communities and townships do not have a separate Web site for their Fire Department.



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    • Backcast Fly Shop (Benzonia) - Your outdoor sports headquarters. We offer a complete selection of live bait, spinning and great lakes tackle, large selection of fly tying material, and more. We guarantee quality merchandise at competitive prices. (This shop also includes the Benzie Pets store.)

    • Benzie Bait (Beulah) - Producer and wholesaler of the European nightcrawler - the most popular worm on the market, lively on the hook, and can withstand a variety of environmental conditions. Guaranteed live delivery, free shipping.

    • Benzie County Area Fish Guide - Fish typically found in Benzie's many lakes and river.

    • Benzie County Area Fishing Maps

    • Benzie County Fishing Report - The latest fishing information for the Benzie County Michigan area.

    • Benzie County Sport Fishing Association (Frankfort) - A non-profit organization formed to promote and protect the sport fishery of Lake Michigan, specifically in Benzie County and its adjoining waters.

    • Benzie Fishery Coalition - "A nonprofit Michigan Corporation, begun in 1987 to protect and promote the Benzie County area sports fishery. Their objective is to sponsor and support activities that improved fishing conditions for all persons, including the handicapped, to initiate/participate in actions that improve clean waters, and to enhance the local fishing habitat."

    • Big Bob's Up North Outfitters (Frankfort) - A true four-season sports shop offering hunting and fishng gear, sporting goods, firearms, consignment, indoor virtual archey, gunsmithing, salmon and trout charter fishing, and much more! Open 7 days a week year round.

    • Buc's Michigan Fishing Report (Interlochen) - A report on where the fish are biting in Michigan

    • Cold Creek Rod Company (Frankfort) - Fishing rods and rod building equipment, spinning rods and reels, rod making classes, fishing lures, fish shanties

    • Double SS Outdoors (Bear Lake) - Fly fishing consultants, sales, marketing, travel, fishing guides, fly design, fly casting school, fly casting instruction, and information bureaus.

    • Empire Outdoors (Empire) - Everthing you need for the outdoors. Fishing and outdoor sporting gear  and attire. Fishing tackle amd live bait. Charter fishing on Lake Michigan and ice shanty rentals. Bike rentals, beach and camping goods, essential souvenirs, and more.

    • Fish Benzie Lakes Guide - Online guide to fish typically found in each lake.

    • Frankfort Fishing Report (Frankfort) - Where and what is hot regarding fishing in Frankfort. Updated daily during the busy season and weekly in the spring time and early summer. Maintained by Captain David James of Fish Hunter Charters.

    • Frankfort Tackle Box (Frankfort) - The best in fishing tackle and supplies.

    • Inland Lakes Fishing Map - For a handful of inland lakes in Benzie, Grand Traverse, and Leelenau Counties, links to DNR maps, the types of fish typically found, and a rough map showing a few of the access sites.

    • Michigan River Guides and Outfitters (Frankfort) – We provide all fishing equipment for trout, salmon, perch, bluegill, walleye, and brookies. We also do icefishing trips on Crystal Lake and guided Bear hunts in Baraga unit in September and October every year on private property.

    • Michigan Sea Grant Coastwatch - Lake Michigan Surface Temperatures

    • Northwestern Lower Michigan Fishing Report from the MDNR - Weekly report covering many northwestern Michigan areas, such as Frankfort, Platte Bay, Lake Michigan, Arcadia, Manistee, Manistee River, Ludington, Lake Cadillac, Lake Mitchell, Boardman River, Traverse City, Charlevoix, and more.

    • Tag Limit Outdoors (Honor) - Benzie County's premier outfitter. Hunting, guns, and ammunition, archery equipment. Fishing tackle and equipment, live bait. Canoe, kayak, and tube rentals, Platte River canoe trips.

    • The Reel People (Interlochen) - Fishing reel and rod repair business. We repair all makes and models of reels, rods, and custom rods.

    • Vacation Trailer Park (Benzonia) - Fishing tackle, archery, hunting, and RV supplies, hunting and fishing licenses.

    • See also Associations, Clubs, Groups, Organizations, Societies
    • See also Boats and Marine Supply
    • See also Gifts and Specialty Items


    • Andersen Sportfishing Charters (Arcadia/Kaleva) - Fishing charters on Lake Michigan from the port of Arcadia for salmon and trout. Specializing in brown trout.

    • Benzie Fishing Service (Benzonia) - Fishing trips on local rivers and lakes. Half- and full-day trips, year round. US Coast Guard license, DNR inspected vessel.

    • Blue Water Fishing Charters (Thompsonville) - Lake Michigan charter fishing out of North Star Marina in Elberta. Also, charter fising on the Betsie River and Big Manistee River.

    • Charter boat directories: Arcadia, Frankfort, Onekama

    • Fish Hunter Charters (Frankfort) - Fish one of the best ports on Lake Michigan aboard the "Fish Hunter" located at East Shore Marina in Frankfort. Whether it's kings, coho, steelhead, lake or brown trout, you can find them in Frankfort.

    • Frankfort Charter Fishing (Frankfort) - Lake Michigan charter fishing from the East Shore Marina in Frankfort, home to some of the largest salmon on Lake Michigan. In addition. we have steelhead, lake, and brown trout.

    • Gold Coast Charter Service, Inc. (Frankfort) - Half and full day charters on a 28' charter Edition Cherokee.

    • Hammerhead Charters (Frankfort) - Come experience some of the best Salmon and Trout fishing in the Midwest. Frankfort consistently ranks as one of the top ports in Michigan for offshore fishing.

    • Hawg-Tide Sportsfishing (Frankfort) - Salmon ë Steelheed ë Lake Trout ë 28' Bertram Sportfisher.

    • Intimidator Sportfishing Charters (Benzonia) - Captain Andy Odette. We are known for providing our guests with wonderful fishing memories to last a lifetime. We strive to see that our guests return home safely with a freezer full of delicious salmon & trout, all professionally cleaned by the Firstmate & Captain.

    • Murphy's Law Charter Service (Frankfort) - World-class Salmon and Trout charter fishing on Lake Michigan at Frankfort, Michigan. Corporate outings and families welcome. Multiple boats and lodging packages available.

    • Nibbles Charter Service, LLC (Frankfort) - Lake Michigan Sport Fishing for Salmon and Trout

    • Northwest Michigan Charter Service, LLC (Frankfort)

    • Pier Pressure Charters and Guide Service (Bear Lake) - Charters on Lake Michigan, jet boats for the Big Manistee River, and drift boats for the Big Manistee and Betsie Rivers.

    • Sandpiper Sportfishing Charters (Onekama) - Lake Michigan sport fishing with Captain Kevin Hughes at Onekama. Catch chinook salmon, steelhead, spring brown trout, and lake trout.

    • Slo-Mo-Sean III Fishing Charters (Frankfort) - Fishing for steelhead, lake trout and chinook salmon.

    • Streamside Custom Rod and Guide Service (Fairview) - Flyfishing guide service for trout, steelhead, and salmon on the Au Sable, Betsie and Rifle Rivers.

    • Stormy Chinook Charters (Frankfort) - Great Lakes Salmon & Trout fishing - some of the most exciting freshwater sportfishing in the world.

    • Talon Sport Fishing Charters (Elberta) - Captain Richard Haslett. Lake Michigan fishing from the port of Frankfort for king salmon, lake trout, brown trout, and steelhead. Half and full day charters. Specializing in family and group outings. All safety and fishing equipment supplied. Fish cleaned and bagged for your trip home. Our boat is a 31' Baha at the NorthStar Marina in Elberta.

    • Tangle Five Charter Fishing Boat Service (Frankfort) - Trout, perch, and more at Frankfort, Michigan near Traverse City and Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes.

    • Tiny Bubbles Charters (Frankfort) - Guaranteed Lake Michigan salmon and trout sport / charter fishing out of Frankfort, MI, nearby Traverse City & Manistee.

    • TNT Fishing Team Charter Service (Elberta) - Experence the power of Great Lakes Salmon and Steelhead! We're at the Betsie Bay Marina in Elberta.

    • Wattabite Charter Fishing (Empire) - Trout and salmon fishing at it's best. We offer sunrise, and sunset fishing charters on beautiful Lake Michigan. It's the ultimate sportsman adventure and fun for the whole family. We fish anywhere the fishing is good, including Glen Arbor, Traverse City, East and West Bay, Leland, Empire and more, covering all of the Leelanau County Peninsula.


    • Benzie Fishing Service (Benzonia) - Fishing trips on local rivers and lakes.

    • Fly Fishing with Pete Guide Service (Benzonia) - Specializing in various fly-fishing techniques for trout, steelhead and salmon. Emphasis on catch and release. All equipment and lunch provided. 17' Fish Rite drift boat. Licensed and insured.

    • Jon's Guide Service (South Boardman) - Northwest Michigan's premiere fly fishing guide and outfitter service. Explore great trout, salmon, and steelhead fishing and some of the MidwestVs finest rivers in northern Michigan. Jon has been guiding Northwest Michigan Rivers and streams for twenty years. Come discover why he is one of the best at what he does.

    • McCool Outdoor (Lake Ann) - Fly fishing instruction and guided trips.

    • Northern Adventures Fishing (Interlochen) - Guide service for world-class smallmouth bass fishing in the Traverse City area of northwestern lower Michigan. Captain Chris Noffsinger has the experience and game plan to know specifically how, when, and where to find you the fish, and adventure of a lifetime.

    • Sport Fish Michigan (Beulah) - Fishing guides putting customers in touch with the best angling. Multiple species, all four seasons using each angler's preferred method of fishing – trolling, casting, fly fishing, or ice fishing.

    • Wolfe Outfitters (Thompsonville) - Full-service fishing outfitter at Crystal Mountain. Year-round fishing with experienced guides on the waters of northern Michigan: area rivers, inland lakes, even Lake Michigan. Our knowledgeable and friendly guides help to ensure that each trip is fun and memorable in a relaxed atmosphere tailored to each customer's needs. Fly fishing and fishing gear. Packages available. Fly lessons available by appointment.

    • See also Recreation


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  • Betsie Hosick Health & Fitness Center (Frankfort) - A medical fitness center owned and operated by Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital. We serve area residents with cybex circuit equipment, landice cardio, free weight room, basketball court, racquetball court, aerobic room, and much more. The center offers cardiac rehab, Movement and Balance for Seniors, Tai Chi for Arthritis, along with a wide array of fitness classes. The fitness center is used by all age groups and continues to grow with the changes and needs of its members.

  • Studio on Main (Frankfort) - Offers Pilates and Yoga for all levels, Zumba, Salsa, Hip Hop, Arabic and Cajun Dance, Body Sculpting, Fitness and ChildrenVs Classes, Wellness Workshops, Yoga Retreats, Massage and much more! Visitors welcome!

  • See also Spas


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  • Classic Interiors & Design (Beulah) - Since 1974, we've been providing Benzie County with the finest offerings in carpet, vinyl, hardwood, laminates, and ceramic tile. Also available are Hunter Douglas window treatments, wallpaper. Sealy and Restonic mattresses, plus Best recliners. We are a state-licensed firm.

  • Surfaces by Tilecraft (Frankfort) - We provide creative flooring (including ceramic, porcelain, stone, wood, carpets, rugs, and carpeting,) and countertops for all areas of your home, and offer in-house design service and warranted installation for all of our products.

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  • Liquid Flight Flyboarding (Frankfort) - Flyboarding is the newest power water sport around. Rocket boots are propelled by the water force created by the Sea-Doo personal watercraft. After a 15-minute instruction course you're ready to fly above or below the water. Soar up to 40 feet above the water, then hold your breath and dive under crystal blue waters and swim like a dolphin. Know that safety is our main concern. On beautiful Crystal Lake just north of Frankfort. Instructor: William Ayars.


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  • Cherry Hut Products (Beulah) - Cherry and berry jams, jellies, preserves made by hand, and other locally grown products.

  • Doug Murdick's Fudge (Traverse City, Leland, Acme, and more) - Homemade fudge and peanut and cashew brittles.

  • Elberta Farmers Market (Elberta) - Thursdays, in Elberta, MI.

  • Empire Hops Farm (Empire) - Providing fresh hops for Michigan craft brewers.

  • Food For Thought (Honor) - Healthy, organic, natural, and wildcrafted foods.

  • Frankfort Farmers Market (Frankfort) - Saturdays, year 'round.

  • Go Fusion Sandwiches (Frankfort) - Delicious, pocket-like sandwiches made from natural ingredients, and featuring a fusion of Asian flavors.

  • Graceland Fruit, Inc. (Frankfort) - Extraordinary fruit and vegetable ingredients.

  • Grocer's Daughter Chocolate (Empire) - We use Rainforest Alliance certified, premium high cocoa content chocolate. Our artisan, hand-made chocolates and hand-dipped truffles are made with many locally grown/blended products such as herbs, spices, berries, spirits, coffees, teas and nuts. Many of our products are organic.

  • Grossnickle Farms (Kaleva) - Wholesale and retail, large selection of fresh fruits and vegetables, hand picked daily and grown right on our farm. Also: fresh cut flowers.

  • Hoppy Bear Farm (Frankfort) - We grow and sell the highest quality, whole-cone, hand-picked hops using organic growing methods. Our farm is located in northwest Michigan just below the 45th parallel — an ideal location for hops. Our varieties include Centennial, Cascade, Chinook, Nugget, and Willamette.

  • Intercaken (Interlochen) - Homemade cakes, cupcakes, and goodies.

  • Kilwins (Frankfort) - Fudge, chocolate, candy, ice cream.

  • Leelauau Farmers Markets (Empire, and more) - A non-profit organization started up with the initiation of the Leelanau Agricultural Alliance & MSU Extension with the goal of improving the marketing of local farm products and preserving county farmland. All products and produce sold at our markets are made or grown within Leelanau, Grand Traverse and Benzie Counties!!  Buy Fresh, Buy Local!!

  • Llama Meadows Farm (Benzonia) - Organic fruit and vegetable farm. We raise llamas for wool and use the manure for fertilizer. We currently have have 11 llamas, around 100 fruit trees, (apples, cherries, peaches, apricot, plums, nectarines, pears), and also grow grapes and kiwi. Llama wool items made include slippers, mittens, hats, and three dimensional art objects. We also sell decorative flags and banners.

  • Mikowski's Meat Market and Deli (Karlin) - A convenience store in Karlin, we serve the community with our meat market, pizza, liquor, deli, subs and more. When you're looking for a special meat for dinner or a sub sandwich....stop by Mikowski's, we'll have what you're looking for!

  • North Star Organics (Frankfort) - We grow organic cherries at our farm near Frankfort. Our dried organic cherries are available online. We use no oils, no preservatives, and our dried cherries have no sulfites.

  • Platte River Gardens (Interlochen) - Edible old-world tastes are woven with the pleasing visual palette of succulent herbs, vegetables, and fruit. Unusual varieties and unique tastes abound, but the classics are not forgotten.

  • Rice Farm (Benzonia) - Local grass-fed meats – humanly raised beef, pork, chicken – USDA inspected and approved. Beef available by whole, halves, quarters, and the piece. Pork available in whole, halves, and the piece. Chicken is whole only. Beef and pork custom cut and vacuum packaged.

  • Sleeping Bear Farms - Gourmet Honey Products, Beekeeping, Beeswax Candles, Gift baskets.

  • Smeltzer Orchard Company (Frankfort) - Offers some of the finest, premium dried fruit products in the world. Products include cherries, blueberries, cranberries, and strawberries, all ideal for cooking or snacks.

  • Stratton Hill Farm (Frankfort) - Cherry products. There are over 3,000 trees on this 80-acre farm bearing tons of cherries each year.

  • The May Farm (Frankfort) - Regenerative Agriculture - We raise and graze livestock in a compassionate transition from farm to table, restoring land, health, and community. Our aim is to leverage the needs of the land, animals, people and ecosystem into an integrated solution. We offer whole pastured broiler chickens and whole or fractional shares of pastured beef, lamb, and pork.

  • Triple D Orchards (Empire) - A fruit processing facility located in the heart of cherry country. We provide a convenient facility for local growers to process, package, and sell their cherries. Triple D has become one of the largest tart cherry pitting facilities in the region. Our finished sweet cherry products end up on the shelves all over and in many products, used by Russell Stover, Hudsonville Ice Cream, and many more.

  • Ware Farm (Bear Lake) - Organic fresh fruit, Pleasanton Brick Oven Bread, Shetler's Milk, and more. We specialize in organic heirloom varieties of strawberries and organic asparagus, salad greens, and blueberries. See also our site.

  • See also Catering Services
  • See also Coffee Shops
  • See also Garden, Plants, Flowers, Herbs, Landscaping, Nurseries, Trees
  • See also Grocery Stores
  • See also Restaurants / Bakeries / Coffee Shops
  • See also Wineries


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  • Betsie Bay Furniture (Frankfort) - Home furnishings displayed in colorful vignettes. Casual, rustic, and contemporary styles. Upholstery in fabric and leather. They feature accessories and accent pieces in many colors and finishes.

  • Classic Interiors & Design (Beulah) - Your resource in brand name floor covering, furniture, bedding, and decorating accents. Our specialty is providing local "hometown" service to our customers as they decorate their summer or year-round residents.

  • Clifton Monteith (Lake Ann) - Art furniture design and construction using nature's materials and inspiration in a contemporary style.

  • Great Lake Outdoors (Benzonia) - Hand-made "Michigan" Adirandak solid-wood chairs and tables — built to last, right here in northern Michigan. Options including folding beach chairs, reclining lawn chairs, and painted or stained.

  • Labadie's Summer Place Casuals (Beulah) - Patio furniture, wicker, and rattan, and gas grills at guaranteed lowest prices. Warrantees up to fifteen years.

  • Lily's Furniture Gallery (Interlochen) - Fine furniture, custom upholstery a slipcovers, restored vintage furniture.

  • Nature's Elegance (Onekama) - Home furnishings and accessories. Hand-painted cottage-style furniture, unique juvenile/adult mirrors, antique linens, root candles, polish pottery, fun and seriously exquisite handbags, one-of-a-kind table and floor lamps.

  • Northern Lights & Lifestyles, LTD (Frankfort) - Offers a shopping experience where past and present meet, where exceptional craftsmanship and designs of a simpler era are evident in their heirloom-quality furniture, vintage-inspired furnishings, and period lighting.

  • Phase Three Trim (Honor) - Over 30 years experience specializing in custom cabinets, furniture, and mantles. Make your own design or we can help you design your special project.

  • Slabstix Rustic Furniture (Thompsonville) - Rustic furniture: tables, mirrors, benches, chairs.


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  • Archangel Ancient Tree Archive (Copemish) - Reforesting with the world's most important old-growth trees. Our mission: to collect, propagate, archive, and reforest the Earth with the propagules of the worldVs most important old-growth trees in order to benefit all life on the planet through the natural filtering process of the trees to increase oxygenation, sequester carbon dioxide, and provide beneficial aerosols and medicines.

  • Benzie Organic Solutions - For all your vermicomposting needs. They carry worm castings, red worms, home vermicomposting supplies, and much more.

  • Betsie River Lily Farm (Thomsonville) - Field-grown daylilies, ornamental grasses, Siberian iris. We also have custom steel and glass gates, figurnines, bottle tress, and other garden art. In our studio you'll find contrete leaves, note cards, photography, and bells. Owners are specialists in daylily hybridizing and custon garden art design.

  • Betsie Valley Sales and Service (Benzonia) - Lawn and garden equipment sales, service. Husqvarna and Stihl power equipment. Snapper Lawn Mowers & Lawn Tractors. Also, ATV (all terrain vehicle) and snowmobile sales, service, and rentals. Authorized dealer for Briggs & Stratton, Husqvarna, Kohler, Snapper, Stihl, Subaru, and Tecumseh. Landmaster and Sand Reeper UTVs. American Sportworks Fun Karts. Factory-authorized Arctic Cat snowmobile/ATV sales and service.

  • Crystal Gardens (Frankfort) - "More than just a garden center. They carry everything from standard supplies, hard-to-find items, to garden whimsy."

  • Crystal Water Works (Frankfort) - Quality installation and service of underground sprinkler systems for over 25 years.

  • Designs in Bloom (Frankfort) - Professional landscape design service, specializing in master residential and commercial designs in Benzie and neighboring counties. Designer Carolyn Thayer will help guide your project from conception to installation. Experienced with using Michigan native plants to create natural shorelines, rain gardens, grasslands, and habitat for wildlife.

  • Eden Hill Greenhouse (Beulah) - Independent grower quality - big box store prices.

  • Fox Farm Nurseries (Bear Lake) - A wholesale seedling and transplant tree nursery, specializing in fas- growing privacy screens of Norway Spruce, White Spruce, Hybrid Poplar, Hybrid Willow and many others. Perfect for a windbreak or enhancing your landscape. A large variety of deciduous trees and flowering shrubs are also available.

  • Fruit Haven Nursery, Inc. (Kaleva) - A family Christmas tree farm since 1955. We offer the freshest and highest quality of Christmas trees, wreaths, and garland shipped by U.P.S. direct to your door. We also offer U-cut and Wholesale - specializing in large trees, up to 25 feet.

  • Green Lake Gardens & Gifts (Interlochen) - Garden center and gift shop.
  • Greystone Gardens (Honor) - Specializing in garden plants, hanging baskets, bedding plants, perennials, and annuals. 2.8 miles south of Empire off of M-22.

  • Grow Suuply Center (Benzonia) - We do organics, hydroponics, and more, We carry: soil, lights, ballast, nutrients, eco system controls, and more. Our suppliers include: Hydro Farms, SunLight Supply, Maverick Sun, and Advanced Nutrients.

  • Harris Hardscaping (Honor) - Hardscaping and landscaping specialist. Residential and commercial. Specializing in brick pavers. Our services include the installation, repair, and replacement of sidewalks, patios, driveways, retaining walls, fire pits, flag stone, and raised flower beds.

  • Marianna's Heirloom Seeds (Copemish) - Open-pollinated omato seeds, tomato plants, and heirloom vegatable seeds with over 1.000 heirloom tomato seed varieties and live plants in the online store. Over 4000 varieties in stock.

  • Marvin's Garden Spot (Interlochen) - Fresh local produce. We continue to add new items along with our usual selection of hanging baskets, annuals, herbs, local honey, maple syrup, dried cherries, jams, jellies, salsa, and a full line of the local fresh fruits and vegetables!

  • Milarch Brothers Nursery & Landscaping (Copemish) - Specializes in natural landscaping. With four generations of growing experience, we serve the Northern Michigan area with our full landscaping and design services.

  • North Country Landscape (Copemish) - We provide exceptional solutions for both residential and commercial property needs. We also specialize in irrigation and sprinkler systems.

  • Our Field of Dreams (Bear Lake) - Annuals, perennials, shrubs, trees, soils, mulches, tools, bird feeders, and supplies. All your gardening needs.

  • Plant It Wild - An independent, non-profit, native plant group based in Benzie and Manistee counties in northwest lower Michigan. We promote the use of native plant species in the home landscape. Our mission is to foster greater awareness and appreciation of the fragile natural environment of our region. Through direct efforts we work to preserve, protect, and promote the natural beauty of the area and its plant communities.

  • Platte River Gardens (Interlochen) - Edible old-world tastes are woven with the pleasing visual palette of succulent herbs, vegetables and fruit. Unusual varieties and unique tastes abound, but the classics are not forgotten.

  • Pleasanton Valley Greenhouses & Bear Lake Florist (Bear Lake) - Providing quality plants and supplies for all your gardening needs.

  • S&S Irrigation (Bear Lake) - We design and install irrigation systems, and make sure that matched precipitation is met to ensure even distribution in all areas being watered. Full service from spring start-ups to fall winterization. Repairs and additions on existing systems. All work and products are guaranteed.

  • Sustainable Site Solutions (Frankfort) - A full-service landscaping company offering design, installation, and consulting services based on sustainable practices.

  • Sweet Annie's Rose (Kingsley) - Dried Herbs and Flowers, Essential and Fragrance Oils, Incense. A small rustic shop selling herbal products, plants, handmade potpourri, handmade incense, and dried flower products.

  • Upland Meadow Landscaping (Bear Lake) - Landscaping services for Benzie and Manistee Counties. High-quality hardscape installations, full-scale lawn installations, tree and shrub plantings, mulch, boulder walls, and flagstone paths.

  • Victoria's Floral Design & Gifts (Beulah) - Offers beautiful fresh flowers at great prices for all occasions, serving Benzie County & surrounding areas.

  • Waterscapes Unlimited, Inc. (Lake Ann) - Water Gardens: bringing nature closer to you.

  • Weesies Brothers: Manistee Garden Center (Manistee) - Perennials, roses, herbs, trees, flower and vegetable plants, geraniums, hanging baskets, pansies, potting soil, peat moss, shrubs. Route US 31 just south of Manistee.

  • See also Associations, Clubs, Groups, Organizations, Societies
  • See also Construction
  • See also Food Products
  • See also Tree Removal Services
  • See also Wedding Services


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  • Amerigas (Benzonia) - Residential and commercial LP gas

  • Blarny Castle Oild and Propane (Bear Lake)

  • Coyne Oild and Propane (Interlochen) - A local, family-owned business that has been serving the surrounding communities since 1930. We offer clear pricing with no extra fees; 24/7 emergency support; consistent, fair rates; prompt propane delivery; a reliable supply of fuel; expert technicians with years of experience. A propane filling station is available on site. We also offer a variety of oils, greases, and lubes.

  • DTE Energy - Natural gas service.

  • Holton's Tri-Gas (Benzonia)

  • Stevens Propane (Buckley) - Propane sales and service. Locally owned and operated. Serving the greater Grand Traverse region.

  • Ziehm LP Gas Sales & Services (Bear Lake) - Propane supplier.


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  • A Lite in the Nite (Lake Ann) - Stained glass night-light gifts.

  • Adventureland Puppets (Bear Lake) - Finger and hand puppets for sale by Joanne Schroeder. Puppetry for education, child literacy programs, and entertainment.

  • BeeDazzled Candleworks (Benzonia) - Beeswax candles, all natural soaps, aromatherapy, honey, and more.

  • Ben Franklin Crafts (Benzonia) - Unique in that it's also part of the True Value hardware and Shop 'N' Save grocery store.

  • BenzieJo Fish Decoys (Benzonia) - World champion fish decoy carvers, since 1997. Our decoys have won numerous awards, including the 2007 World Championship of Service Working Decoys, and more. We make over 95 species and subspecies of trout, salmon, and pan fish.

  • Cherryland Postcard Auctions (Benzonia) - Offers antique postcards from northern Michigan's cherry-growing "cherryland" region for sale to both collectors and dealers.

  • Creation Farm Market (Beulah) - Natural and organic fresh market in downtown Beulah, with the herb farm in Frankfort. Products include: essential oils, handmade soap, soap-making supplies, and soapmaking classes. Natural recipes and products including herbal soaps, aromatherapy spa skin care and natural cosmetics for living the young healthy life.

  • Crystal Candles and Crafts (Thompsonville) - Family-owned, hand-made candle and craft company.

  • Crystal Crate & Cargo (Beulah) - Home and kitchen accessories with fine artisan work and pantry offerings.

  • Frannies Follies (Frankfort) - Offers fun and sassy gifts for all. Ladies and men's clothing at great prices. Jewelry and humorous novelities. The Cool Place to Shop.

  • GW Enterprise Shop (Lake Ann) - Online Amway store offering beauty, bath, body, home, and nutrition products.

  • Hearth and Harvest Homestead (Interlochen) - Bringing hand-crafted and freshly-harvested goods from our farm to your home, using only the finest ingredients available. Farm products include hand-made maple syrup, honey (clover and star thistle combination) from our hives, and eggs fresh from our chickens. Bath products include handcrafted soaps, lotions, creams, lip balms, and bath bombs.

  • Lakeside Treats and Bait (Onekama) - Onekama and Portage Lake apparel and treats.

  • Leelanau Trading Company (Empire) - Fine things out of leather and wood, designed and created by Ted Gilmer. Hand-made in America, we offer leather and wood journals, luggage, purses, briefcases, photo albums, ring binders, sketch books, luggage, laptop cases, gift bibles, presentation portfolios, fly fishing accessories, and more.

  • MacBeth and Company (Onekama) - An eclectic mix of home decor items, women's and children's apparel, original artwork, toys, linen, and more.

  • Miser's Hoard (Empire) - Gift shop, art gallery, and antique store, featuring a unique, eclectic mix of old and new finds in uptown Empire.

  • Northern Décor (Beulah) - Resort wear, Born shoes, trendy jewelry, lodge and cabin decor, purses, garden accents, candles, and sandlals.

  • Olde Thyme Homespun Quilts-n-Decor (Thompsonville) - Online shop specializing in tea-stained, homespun quilts and handcrafted gifts for primitive country home decor.

  • Sunbeams of Promise (Frankfort) - Online shop specializing fashionable Petoskey stone jewelry. We also actively work with Leland Blue and Fordite.

  • The Corner Toy Store (Frankfort) - Great source for quality educational toys. Part of the Corner Drug Store in Frankfort. Playmobil, LEGO, Calico Critters, Melissa & Doug wood toys, and more.

  • The Hodge Podge Lodge (Beulah) - Featuring northern Michigan artists and crafters, jewelry, collectibles, unique furnishings, antiques, and resale.

  • The Virtual Pram Museum (Onekama) - A collection of perambulators; strollers; and sundry curious conveyances.

  • Wallin Farms Up North Emu (Thompsonville) - Offering emu oil and emu oil soap.

  • See also Arts
  • See also Clothing and Apparel
  • See also Embroidery Services
  • See also Fabric, Quilts, Wool, Yarn
  • See also Furniture
  • See also Garden, Plants, Flowers, Herbs, Landscaping, Nurseries, Trees
  • See also Jewelry


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  • Arcadia Bluffs (Arcadia) - A course nature created, with bluffs and natural grasses.

  • Bear Lake Country Highlands (Bear Lake)

  • Champion Hill (Beulah) - 18 hole championship golf playing just over 6800 yds.

  • Chestnut Hills Golf Course (Arcadia) - An 18 hole family-oriented golf course, located in a relaxed, friendly, and fun atmosphere of the dunes and woods of northwestern Michigan. Come ride or walk one of Michigan's most beautiful natural golf courses.

  • Crystal Lake Golf Club (Beulah) - Offers a public, 18-hole golf course overlooking beautiful Crystal Lake. Bar and lunch facility as well as a beautiful tented wedding/banquet facility.

  • Crystal Mountain Resort (Thompsonville) - Two distinctly different 18-hole courses, each possessing a unique personality and identity.

  • Dunes Golf Club (Empire) - We have 18 holes for your enjoyment. We are a casual, friendly course featuring 5730 yards of relaxing golf. Our location in the Glen Lake - Sleeping Bear Dunes Area gives you many opportunities to enjoy all of northern Michigan's outdoor activities.

  • Heathlands Golf Course (Onekama) -18 hole championship course, open to the public.

  • Interlochen Golf Club (Interlochen) - One of the most scenic and lush course in the region. Laid out through a mature forest of large mixed hardwoods and white pines, Interlochen challenges the weekend golfer and lowhandicapper alike with strategically-placed bunkers and water hazards that make the course a club selector's delight.

  • Mistwood Golf Course (Lake Ann)

  • Pinecroft Golf Golf Course (Benzonia)

  • Yeti Tech LLC Disc Golf Services (Interlochen) - Course design, event management, computer services for Disc Golf organizations, equipment sales, individual and group training.

  • See also Recreation


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  • da Designs (Frankfort) - Graphic designs from 1 to 1000! Some of what we offer: printing, graphic design, promotional products, vinyl cutting, signs, T-shirts, sweatshirts, license plates, MC numbers / letters, logos.

  • Sudekum Design (Interlochen) - Graphic design, illustration, photography, and Web design services for the small business and individuals. With over 30 years' experience in the commercial printing industry, and over 40 years' experience in design, I can help you with whatever your project may be.

  • See also Embroidery Services
  • See also Printing / Copying Services


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  • Bear Lake Discount Grocery (Bear Lake) - Offering fresh goods to the area, we have a wide range of affordable products to choose from, including fresh meats, cheeses, produce, salads, sandwiches, bakery goods, pies, breads, and more.

  • Copemish Family Market (Copemish) - Full-service grocery store, extensive meat department, 25 varieties of brats, packaged liquor, wine, large selection of craft beer. Open 7 days a week.

  • Family Fare Supermarket (Frankfort) - Formerly Glen's and Prevo's.

  • Haven's Interlochen Party Store (Interlochen) - Convenience store including beer, wine, and liquor.

  • Honor Family Market (Honor) - The best place to buy meat! Famous for smoked bacon, homemade meats, and jerky. Over 23 varieties of homemade fresh rratwurst. Decorated cakes. Specializing in local products.

  • Lake Ann Grocery (Lake Ann) - Established in 1981, located in Benzie County, and close to Traverse City, Michigan. they provide a variety of groceries including gourmet, lunch to-go, beer & wine, movie rentals, lottery tickets, hardware, tools, and many other items.

  • Market Basket (Beulah) - Fresh, produce, bakery, bulk foods, flowers. Check out our soup of the day, recipe of the day, and what's in the season

  • Save-A-Lot (Benzonia)

  • Shop-N-Save Food and Family Center (Benzonia) - Full grocery store, True Value hardware, Ben Franklin Crafts, and pharmacy, as well!

  • The Honor Trading Post (Honor) - Convenience store, including pizza, subs, ice cream, fishing supplies, groceries, campfire wood, packaged liquor, wine, and beer. Canoe, kayak, and tube livery on the Platte River.

  • Tom's Food Market (Interlochen) - Full-service supermarket offering products and services, and covering entertainment needs as well as everyday mealtime solutions grocery store.

  • See also Gas Stations / Mini Marts


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  • Alivio Corporation (Interlochen) - Committed to helping you fight your pain. Our mission is to educate pain sufferers about safe, effective options for relieving pain and enhancing healing and to offer a proven, pain relief program. We have worked with patients who have given up hope of finding pain relief, and seen them return to normal daily activity.

  • Advanced Hearing Center (Benzonia) - An independent hearing instrument specialist, they are a dealer for many brand name hearing instruments. They provide a full time hearing aid center located in Benzie County, but they also provide in-home testing.

  • Benzie Home Health Care (Beulah) - A non-profit organization providing services to the elderly in Benzie County, Michigan.

  • Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department

  • Benzie Wellness Center / Gateway Family Chiropractic (Honor, Frankfort) - Certified massage specialists and physicians trained to alleviate all of the physical ailments associated with joint, muscle, and associated chiropractic ailments. Our goal is to provide our clients with the benefits of authentic massage and chiropractic therapies, in the spirit of promoting their positive health and overall well-being.

  • Centra Wellnes Network - Formerly known as Manistee-Benzie Community Mental Health. Complete counseling services for adults, children, and families. Mental health provider for Medicaid and others.

  • Compass Counseling Center (Onekama) - Mental health services based in Manistee County. Counseling for individuals, couples, familes, and groups of all ages.

  • Crystal Lake Chiropractic, PLC (Benzonia) - Dr. Janine Johnson, chiropractor, solving the mystery of your chronic condition, and providing functional neurology and metabolic solutions for nutrition, weight loss, digestive disorders, thyroid condition, fibromyalgia, auto-immune conditions, diabetes, female hormone issues, sciatica, IBS, migraine headaches, as well as acute and chronic back and neck pain relief.

  • Crystal Lake Clinic / Health Centers (Bear Lake, Benzonia, Frankfort, Interlochen) - Our staff of physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioner provide a full range of healthcare services for the entire family.

  • Empire Family Care (Empire) - Nicole J. Fliss, MD provides primary care services for children and adults.

  • Encouraging Expression Speech and Language Services (Frankfort) - A private practice providing home-based speech therapy services in the Benzie County area.

  • Griswold Home Care (Beulah) - Non-medical senior and elder home-care services, includes help with activities for daily living such as personal care, homemaking, and companionship. Helping those in need, live independently in the comfort of their own home.

  • Interlochen Chiropractic Associates (Interlochen) - Get exceptional chiropractic treatments using methods such as the Thompson Drop Table technique from Dr. Michael Winkler, Chiropractor.

  • M.O.B.B.I. LLC (Frankfort) - Move to Learn - Learn to Move. Personal trainer and educational consultant. Integrating movement and learning.

  • Munson Healthcare - General site for all of the Munson Healthcare affiliates. Hospitals, clinics, and medical services throughout northern Michigan, includes facilities in Traverse City, Leelanau, Kalkaska, and Frankfort.

  • Munson Home Care (Bear Lake and beyond)

  • North Flight Emergency Medical Services (EMS) - Provides an integrated ground and air ambulance patient transport system for critically ill and injured patients – one of the few truly-integrated patient transport systems in the country.

  • Northwest Michigan Health Services, Inc. (Benzonia) - Federally-qualified, non-profit, community health center, community, dental, medical, and behavioral health services,

  • Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital (Frankfort)

  • Scarbrough Family Eyecare (Beulah) - Comprehensive eye health services for all family members. Committed to excellence and serving your complete eye care needs. We carry the latest in fashion eyewear and lens technology.

  • The Maples - Benzie County Medical Care Facility (Frankfort) - A skilled nursing and rehab facility with sixty-two beds and over one hundred full-time and part-time employees, located one block north of Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital. We are situated on four acres of land with two patio areas for outside activities and gardening.

  • Webber Benefits Group (Benzonia) - A healthcare, human capital benefits consulting firm providing rate relief, risk reduction and management solutions for business. Our unique business model focuses on the healthcare and human capital benefits impacting business while providing a higher quality client experience and a passion for Our Values.

  • See also Community / Social Services
  • See also Dentists and Dental Services
  • See also Fitness
  • See also Holistic Health Services
  • See also Pharmacies
  • See also Spas


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  • All Rooter Plumbing & Sewer Cleaning (Beulah, Frankfort, Interlochen) - Dependable plumbing and sewer services. We take care of large and small plumbing and sewer problems. We can handle anything from remodeling to plumbing repair, high pressure jetting, installation, and sewer pumping. We also offer property management, winter storage assistance, open and close cottage service,

  • Alpha Beta Heating and Cooling (Interlochen) - For all your heating and cooling needs. When you need heating and cooling work done, our experts are here to provide you with trustworthy service that you can count on.

  • Arcadia Mechanical (Arcadia) - Provides a wide range of professional air conditioning and refrigeration services Licensed and insured, our company is committed to meeting your residential, commercial, and industrial needs.

  • Central Boiler, Inc. (Local dealer in Arcadia) - Outdoor wood furnaces.

  • Crystal Mechanical (Beulah) - We sell and install quality Ruud air conditioning and heating products and also service all major brands of equipment. We can help you determine the perfect system for your home or business regardless of size.

  • Frankfort Plumbing & Heating LLC (Frankfort) - Your trusted plumbing and heating contractor. We are a licensed and insured company providing residential and new construction work. We strive to meet your expectations, because you deserve nothing less.

  • Hopwoods Heating and Cooling (Bear Lake) - We install gas, high-efficiency, forced-air systems, air conditioning, geothermal heat pumps, boilers, radiant, in-floor heating, hot water heaters, and fireplaces. We also do natural gas conversions. We have 24 hour emergency service.

  • Moore Mechanical (Honor) - Plumbing, heating, air conditioning. Residential and commercial. Complete sales, service, and installation. Service all makes & models. 24-Hour emergency service.

  • Nye Plumbing & Heating (Benzonia) - Serving all your plumbing, heating, and air conditioning needs.

  • R.A.M. Plumbing Service & Drain Cleaning (Copemish) - Experienced plumbing services at reasonable prices. Pipe bursts to pipe cleaning, We can service all of your residential and commercial needs.

  • Rheem (Local dealer in Beulah and Interlochen) - Manufactures a full range of dependable air conditioners, heat pumps, furnaces, package units and accessories to fit every application and budget.

  • Service Now! (Frankfort) - We know the dynamics of air conditioning and heating and are dedicated to providing our customers with quality service at competitive prices. We service all of your HVAC and heating needs with our "Fixed Right or It's Free®" guarantee or we will provide you our labor free of charge.

  • Thomas Plumbing (Interlochen) - Professional plumbing contractor providing quality plumbing services at affordable prices. Tom is a licensed master plumber.

  • Wood Doctor (Local dealer in Arcadia) - Outdoor Wood Furnaces. 30 year warranty on boiler plate. Clean burning converter is virtually smoke free. (Corporate Web site.)

  • See also Septic / Sewer / Pumping Services


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  • Betsie Valley Trail - Enjoy hiking or biking on this 27-mile long trail in Benzie County in Northwest Michigan. Travel by bays, rivers, lakes; through forests and historic towns.

  • North Country National Scenic Trail - A premier footpath that stretches for about 4,600 miles linking communities, forests, and prairies across seven northern states: North Dakota through New York.

  • Northwestern Lower Michigan Trail Guide - Details for hiking, biking, snowshoeing, and cross country skiing trails throughout northwestern Lower Michigan, several in Benzie County and most within an hour of Traverse City.

  • See also National Lakeshore


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  • Falling Leaf Wellness Center (Lake Ann) - Natural health through herbs, homeopathy, spiritual wellness and authentic living. Whether you come for Homeopathy, a retreat, a class or a calming meditation in the garden our purpose is to ease your path to wellness in mind, body and spirit. Featuring daylong retreats, meditation, homeopathy, Reiki, aromatherapy and more.

  • iMassage (Cadillac, Frankfort) - A team of dedicated therapeutic massage therapists bound with the common goal of offering healing, hope and education to the public regarding Massage Therapy. We offer Basic Relaxation Massage, Upgraded Basic Relaxation Massage, and Sports Massage.

  • Nirvana Clinical Massage (Interlochen) - Provides the most advanced and up-to-date massage therapy treatments. Nationally Board Certified massage therapist, Lori O'Mara, offers personal, customized care that you can trust. Specializing in clinical manual manipulation of the soft tissue, Lori performs everything from deep tissue to stone massage.

  • Nurturing Steps Wellness Massage (Interlochen) - Specializing in women's health. Massage therapy with Jody Olsen, RN, LMT.

  • Relax & Restore Massage Clinic (Beulah) - Professional massage therapist trained in a variety of modalities, such as Swedish, chair, deep tissue, hot stone, myofascial, trigger point, pregnancy, zone, paraffinms, and clinical massage.

  • Soulistic Intuitive Bodywork Studio (Beulah) - Encourages balance within the physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects of being by providing a nurturing and professional atmosphere; creating the opportunity to connect with Self, enhance health, and expand awareness.

  • Yoga at Ladaka with Marti Jeffs (Frankfort) - Develop awareness as you move, stretch, breathe and relax. Build strength flexibility and peace of mind. Ladaka offers a beautiful, tranquil country setting that promotes a sense of stillness, gratitude and well-being. Join us for a therapeutic massage, yoga classes or an Ayurvedic Health consultation.

  • See also Fitness
  • See also Spas


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  • WIN Home Inspection (Interlochen) - Quality home inspections since 2001, for real estate agents, home buyers, and home sellers. Reports delivered before we leave the inspection site. We have done over 4000 inspections in the area.


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  • Arcane Manna Morgans (Beulah) - We breed High Percentage Foundation Sport Morgans boasting the bloodlines of Flyhawk, Beamington, Chingadero, Blackwood Correll, Tutor. Our small farm is nestled in the very scenic area of Northern Michigan.. Though we are a small farm, each Morgan we have has been carefully selected to produce future Morgans with only the best of the breeds' qualities.

  • Black Horse Farm (Empire) - Horse-drawn carriage rides for weddings and other events, hay rides, sleigh rides, and logging.

  • Fantail Farm (Benzonia) - Horse-drawn wagon rides at your location or here on the farm. Sleigh rides at the Fantail Farm. Horse-drawn vehicles for hire for special events. Equine driving lessons.

  • H&H Stables (Empire) - Horse riding, boarding, training, sales. Experience the excitement of horseback riding!

  • Outrider Horseback Riding (Lake Ann) - Authentic trail tiding in northern Michigan. We offer Western Style horse trail rides through the fields and forests of North West Michigan near Traverse City and Sleeping Bear Dunes. All our rides are private, and you’ll never see the same trail twice. We welcome all ages and abilities, including those with special needs. We also offer over-night horseback camping adventures.

  • Rockin' R Ranch and Rodeo (Bear Lake) - Rodeos, horseback riding, hay rides, sleigh rides, carriage rides, camping and lodging are just a handful of the things The Rockin' R offers.

  • Sunrise Farm (Bear Lake) - Clinics for horse riders.

  • Tannenwald Trakehners (Interlochen) - Family-owned and operated breeding farm for Trakehner sport horses.

  • Trailmaster Bareback Riding Pads (Beulah) - Hand-made, high-quality, bareback riding pads that are functional, affordable, and gorgeous. They are created with the comfort of the horse and rider in mind. They are both beautiful and rugged, and have substance without letting you lose contact with your horse. We also offer related accessories.

  • See also Animals / Veterinarians


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  • Cherry Hill Haven (Benzonia, Kalkaska, Traverse City) - Specializes in caring for those with Alzheimer's disease, dementia, and memory loss. Our alternative nursing care emphasizes dignity, compassion, and an active involvement.

  • Colby's Orchard House (Frankfort) - This beautiful, homelike, assisted living facility nestled quietly in gorgeous Benzie County offers six 1-bedroom senior apartments with kitchen and bath facilities.

  • Eden Brook Place Apartments (Beulah) - Unique style studio, efficiency, and one bedroom apartments for adults.

  • Frankfort Pines (Frankfort) - A twenty-unit apartment complex designed for senior citizens who need assistance with the activities of daily living (bathing, dressing and grooming). One monthly fee provides each resident with 24-hour supervision, medication management, health care coordination, three meals a day, housekeeping services, laundry services, social activities, and transportation coordination. Veterans benefits and long-term care insurance are accepted.

  • Gateway Village Apartments (Frankfort) - Frankfort's finest apartment community. 36 beautiful and spacious 1, 2, & 3 bedroom apartments come with carport, deck, and nice playground, and include washers, dryers, central air, dishwasher, stove, refrigerators, garbage disposals. Many utilities included plus we have a discounted cable package. Occupancy based on income.

  • Michigan Shores Cooperative (Frankfort) - Cooperative housing for active, independent seniors on 19 wooded acres overlooking Lake Michigan. 1 & 2 bedroom units and amenities, including lounges, library, whirlpool, woodshop & indoor parking.

  • The Homesteader (Benzonia) - Quality, service-oriented, senior housing. A new, unique concept in accommodations for seniors. It's a 22-unit apartment complex which leaves the choice of services in control of the residents.

  • See also Accommodations
  • See also Real Estate
  • See also Rental Agents


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  • Bear Lake Insurance Agency, Inc. (Bear Lake) - An independent insurance agency offering affordable insurance for auto, home, life, health, business & more!

  • Curtis Insurance Agency (Frankfort) - An independent, full-service insurance agency in Frankfort,. Our insurance solutions work for individuals, families, and businesses throughout Michigan. We stand for integrity, quality of service, and vigilance in finding the best plan for each unique situation.

  • Farm Bureau Insurance (Bear Lake, Honor, Thompsonville) - Multi-line insurance company, serving all your business and personal insurance needs, making your future more predictable.

  • Frankfort Insurance Agency (Frankfort) - A hometown agency built on trust and experience, dedicated to serving their clients and community.

  • Lake Ann Insurance Agency (Lake Ann) - Independent Insurance Agency representing Auto-Owners, AAA, Foremost, Progressive, Blue Cross Blue Shield of MI, Humana, and Time Insurance companies. Personal, commercial, health, and life insurance.

  • Lighthouse Insurance Group (Empire) - Providing quality protection when you need it. Business, home, auto, RV, motorcycle, marine, life, health. Your TOTAL insurance source.

  • M & R Information Services (Frankfort) - Provides software for rating workers' compensation insurance. State-specific databases (Michigan, California, Illinois and Pennsylvania) are updated continuously and accessed via Internet.

  • State Farm Insurance - Matt Wetmore (Benzonia) - Insurance and financial services. Auto, home, business, life, and health.

  • Stephens Agency (Honor) - Marion Stephens, "The Insurance Lady" - Farm Bureau Insurance - Auto, home, life, and farm insurance.

  • Webber Insurance (Benzonia) - Quality insurance at a reasonable price. Free quotes in Michigan.


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  • Duperron Designs Inc. (Honor) - Complete interior design services with solutions that reflect your personality and lifestyle. Licensed builder, new-build or remodel. Serving Benzie, Leelanau, Manistee, and Grand Traverse counties, northwest Michigan.

  • Lake Effect Concepts (Frankfort) - Interior design services, custom furniture, and original art.


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  • Agape Global Investments Corporation (Frankfort) - A Christian investment organization that is dedicated to providing financially for our investors, employees, and their families.

  • Edward Jones (Benzonia) - Providing the investments, services, and information individuals need to achieve their financial goals. Representative: Justin Keillor.

  • Shotwell Rutter Baer Inc. (Lake Ann) - Helping clients throughout the state of Michigan navigate the complex landscape of modern personal finance. Independent Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) Firm. Member, National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) and Financial Planning Association (FPA).

  • See also Accounting / Tax Services
  • See also Banks and Credit Unions


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  • Crystal Clean Lakeside Laundromat (Beulah) - Super-clean laundromat providing self-serve coin-laundry in a clean and friendly environment. Drop-off service available with next day pick-up. Laundry supplies available for purchase. Where Every Day is Laundry Day!

  • Frankfort Laundromat (Frankfort) - Laundry / laundromat and dry cleaning services. Coin-operated laundromat with nine top-load washers, ten front-load washers, three triple-load washers, and twelve 30-pound dryers. Same-day drop-off laundry service, alterations and repairs, home or business pick-up and delivery of laundry and dry cleaning, free high-speed Wi-Fi.

  • GNR Service (Lake Ann) - Specializing in industrial and commercial laundry repair. Locally-owned and owner-operated. Current customers include hotels, resorts, hospitals, nursing homes, and laundromats


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  • Frankfort and Manistee Lighthouses - Offered by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville as part of their Lighthouse Getaway site.

  • Friends of Point Betsie Lighthouse - This nonprofit organization supports the preservation and management of the Point Betsie Lighthouse in northwest Michigan, and provides educational opportunities and maintains the historical and environmental integrity of the lighthouse site. (This is the official Point Betsie Lighthouse Web site.)


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  • Moorish Lighting (Lake Ann) - Exquisite brass chandeliers, Moroccan lamps, rustic Moorish lanterns for outdoors & indoors. All handmade in Morocco by master artisans.


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  • Classic Dock and Canvas (Beulah) - Manufacturers of quality docks, benches, ladders, and pontoon, and boat hoists and accessories. Welding, fabrication, repair. Custom canvas, vinyl, and trim shop.

  • Correct Compression (Bear Lake) - Provides natural gas compressors, compressor packages, oil and gas compressors, screw compressor, four stage, engine, electric, cylinders.

  • Frankfort Manufacturing Company [FMC] (Frankfort) - Manufactures machined products of unparalleled quality for the medical, agricultural, lumbering, power transmission, sporting, and automotive industries.

  • Graceland Fruit (Frankfort) - Our commercial dried fruit line features varieties and products that are most in demand by today's health conscious consumers, including apples, blueberries, cherries and cranberries while providing food manufacturers with unique new products.

  • Mr. Chain (Copemish) - Manufacturer of plastic chain and plastic stanchions. For over 50 years, Mr. Chain has been America's only plastic chain manufacturer. Used across multiple industries, we can customize chain and stanchions for safety, crowd control, barriers, and many other uses.

  • Nippa Sauna Stoves and Room Heaters (Beulah) - Manufacturer of quality wood stoves, both sauna stoves and room heaters.

  • See also Boats and Marine Supply


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  • Why! Advertising (Lake Ann) - Provides innovative marketing solutions for the modern marketplace, specializing in custom Web design, and creative strategies developed outside the box. WHY! integrates resources with experience to deliver effective results. That's WHY!

  • See also Business Services


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  • Betsie Bay Marina (Elberta) - Well-equipped boat slips and storage, kayak trips, lodging, convenience store, and tackle Box with beer and wine. Fishing licenses. Betsie Bay Marina is a family friendly marina located just minutes by boat from the premier salmon and steelhead fishing offered by Lake Michigan.

  • Crystal Lake Marina, Inc. (Beulah) - Ski boat, pontoon, personal watercraft rentals. Sales of boats, motors, pontoons, docks & hoists.

  • Frankfort City Marina (Frankfort) - Gasoline, diesel, oil, and supplies for boats; pump outs, shower and bath house. See Web site for details.

  • Jacobson Marina Resort (Frankfort) - 49-slip deep water marina, thirty-five 45' slips, fourteen 60' slips, and a 2400 square foot clubhouse. The clubhouse houses shower and laundry facilities, the marina offices, a ship's store, The Gallery Deli, kitchen, and Great Room for our guests' enjoyment.

  • Onekama Marina (Onekama) - New and used boat and yacht sales on Portage Lake. Rivera, Rampage, Achilles, Belize motoryachts, and Premier pontoons. Parts and service..

  • The Marina at Harbor Lights (Frankfort) - 58-slip deepwater marina located at the west end of Betsie Bay. We offer 30 to 45 foot slips available daily, weekly, or seasonally. Amenities include boater's lounge with showers, laundry, BBQ grill and access to indoor swimming pool, and hottub.

  • See also Boats and Marine Supply


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  • Almira Historical Society [AHS] (Lake Ann) - Formed in 1992 by a group of citizens devoted to collecting and preserving the history of Almira Township and the Village of Lake Ann.

  • Arcadia Historical Museum (Arcadia) - An educational site providing information about the history of the Arcadia area. Developed with the support of members of the Arcadia Area Historical Society.

  • Benzie Area Historical Museum (Benzonia) - Features artifacts pertaining to Benzie County's history; including Bruce Catton, car ferries, civil war, logging, railroads, Gwen Frostic and Mitchell Corporation exhibits.

  • Benzie Area Historical Society (Benzonia) - The Society operates the Benzie County Historical Museum and a one-room schoolhouse museum, which features Bruce Catton local history collections and car ferries.

  • Benzie Area Women's History Project - For more than 20 years this group of area women has been celebrating women's history.

  • Benzie County History and Images

  • Copemish Area Historical Society (Copemish) - A blog about historical events in the Copemish area.

  • Empire Area Museum Complex (Empire) - Several buildings to explore – the main museum, the School House, the Blacksmith Shop, the Beeman Barn, Roen's Saloon, and the 1911 Hose House.

  • Mesick Area Historical Museum (Mesick) - Our collection includes items about the people who lived here, businesses, recreation, health care, education, and religious needs, and a whole lot more.

  • See also Local Area Information


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  • Miranda Music Stroe (Frankfort) - Online store with a large selection of band and orchestral musical instruments and well as music lessons.


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  • A+ Event Entertainment (Thomsonville) - Award-winning wedding DJs. professional live musicians, DJs, EmCees, uplighting, and monograms for all of Northern Michigan.

  • Benzie Area Symphony Orchestra - Volunteer musicians of all ages and from several Northwest Michigan counties, gather weekly in Benzie County to play a variety of music that is then performed in public concerts throughout the year.

  • Bihlman Bros. - "A unique voice in an often dreary musical landscape. Good time, blues-based rock, mixing raw, cutting edge styles, with funky, rockin', groove-oriented musical arrangements."

  • Carol McAnulty [email link] (Beulah) - Carol holds a BM and MM in performance, has played 20 years with the USAF Band in Washington DC. She is a teacher of guitar at Northern Michigan University, and a member of Marquette Symphony, and the Benzie Symphony. She plays for restaurants, art galleries, receptions, weddings, private parties, concerts in the park, recordings, etc.

  • Groove Engine [email link] - "Rockin' Blues" five-piece band...weddings, summer festivals, reunions, and more.

  • K Jones and the Benzie Playboyz - An eclectic group, mostly from Benzie County, performing Cajun and Zydeco two-steps and waltzes.

  • Keyboard and Plastic Duck - Northern Michigan's own avant-garde music experience! All original music and poetry with keyboard, flute, bass, and a creative assortment of percussion along with occasional bowed saw, toy accordion, and theremin.

  • Northern DJ Connection (Lake Ann) - We cater to your big corporate event or personal special day, offering custom-tailored, professional DJ entertainment and other services.

  • Song of the Lakes - They combine the rich Celtic and Scandinavian music traditions with Michigan history in an engaging high energy show, woven with humor, and storytelling.

  • Spirit of the Woods Music Association (Brethren) - Simply a group of folks who love traditional music and get together to do the necessary work to bring musicians and music lovers together.


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  • Benzie County Newspaper Archive - Search the archives of Benzie County newspapers. This includes the current Benzie County Record Patriot, as well as former ones: Benzie Banner, Benzonia Citizen, Frankfort Express, South Frankfort Alert, The Elberta Alert, and The Frankfort Times. Maintained by the Benzie Shores District Library.

  • Benzie County Record Patriot - Benzie County's only weekly newspaper, complete with local news, sports, events calendars, money saving ads and more, published and distributed every Wednesday. Also see our Facebook page

  • Betsie Current (Frankfort) - a free, full-color, newspaper for Benzie County. News, events, arts, culture, entertainment, Feature stories, iconic people.

  • The Elberta Alert (Elberta) - Monthly paper distributed for free to Village of Elberta residents. Its mission is to provide news, information, entertainment, and a forum for all voices in the community. Also see our Facebook page.


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  • Betsie Valley Sales and Service (Benzonia) - ATV (all terrain vehicle) and snowmobile sales, service, and rentals. Landmaster and Sand Reeper UTVs. American Sportworks Fun Karts. Also, lawn and garden equipment sales, service. Husqvarna and Stihl power equipment. Snapper Lawn Mowers & Lawn Tractors. Authorized dealer for Briggs & Stratton, Husqvarna, Kohler, Snapper, Stihl, Subaru, and Tecumseh. Factory-authorized Arctic Cat snowmobile/ATV sales and service.

  • Crystal Adventures (Thompsonville) - ATV tours and rentals. We also offer unique vacation rental adventure options including snowmobile and canoe/kayak rentals and tours.

  • Twisted Trails Off Road Park (Copemish) - Our club offers an extreme off-roading experience with tons of fun. We run an off-road park near Copemish and Crystal Mountain Resort. The park offers year-round wheeling of all sorts for all ATVs, dirt bikes, and 4x4 off road vehicles. We have a full race facility, numerous mild to wild trail rides, mud boggs, mud drags, and several monthly events. The park is open every Saturday and Sunday from early May through early November.

  • See also Automotive


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  • Cole Painting (Beulah) - Expert painting services for residential and commercial properties. Interior and exterior painting and staining. New construction, remodel, repaint. Custom decks designed and built, deck refinishing, power washing. Licensed and insured.

  • Parrotte Painting (Honor) - Residential, commercial, custom. Interior and exterior. Power washing, deck sealing.


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  • Ron Brown and Sons, Inc. (Bear Lake) - Asphalt paving contractor, aggregate sales, topsoil sales. Serving Manistee, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Leelanau, Wexford, and Mason Counties.


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  • MI Pest (Beulah) - Residential and commercial pest control of mosquito, spiders, ants, bed bugs, termites, rodents, moisture, bats, moles. Serving Benzie, Manistee, Leelanau, Grand Traverse, and Wexford counties.


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  • Corner Drug (Frankfort) - Full-service pharmacy and gift shop serving Benzie County for over 100 Years. Most insurance plans accepted. Open seven days a week, year-round.

  • Empire Pharmacy (Empire) - Conveniently located next to Empire Family Care. Friendly experts are here to answer your questions and help you find the products you need.

  • HomeTown Pharmacy (Honor) - Prescription services, medication counseling, blood pressure checks, flu clinics, shingles vaccinations, flu shots, pneumonia vaccinations, prescription delivery, and durable medical equipment.

  • Richmond Drug (Bear Lake) - Receive friendly and efficient prescription service at Richmond Drug If you’re sick, come to us so one of our pharmacists can advise you on the proper medication. What sets us apart from other drug stores is our personal assistance, so expect reliable service from our staff. We also offer gift items, unique collectibles, and cards.

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  • A New View Photography (Bear Lake) - Jubilee Fairlamb, specializing in wedding photography, high school senoir portraits, family and children's photography, newborn photography, business head shots, and corporate business photography.

  • Black River Photography (Interlochen) - Natue photography

  • Captured Moments - Four Season Photography (Frankfort) - Four-season photos of scenic northern Michigan including Benzie County and Sleeping Bear Dunes, available as enlargements or in JPG format.

  • Diane Hamilton Photography (Empire) - An award-winning portrait boutique specializing in casual and contemporary baby, child, teen, and family images.

  • Eden Hill Gallery (Beulah) - A virtual gallery featuring photography and digital media by John Clement Howe

  • Focus Gallery (Frankfort) - Features the work of Drew Smith, an award-winning nature and wildlife photographer

  • Ilyaxous Photography (Frankfort) - Fine art photograhy by Will Swanson. Weddings, studio, photojournalism, portraits, products, fashion, and more.

  • Jake Staley Photography (Interlochen)

  • JoMarch Photography (Thompsonville) - Sweet and simple country photogrpahy. Capturing the little things.

  • Lynn Lee Photography (Arcadia) - Seniors, wedding and event, family, children, maternity, infant, portrait, location photography, Vacation photography, Color and black & white.

  • Noah Sorensen Photography (Frankfort) -  Noah is a Michigan-based nature photographer specializing in breathtaking landscapes and detailed macro work. His photography perfectly captures The Mitten State’s raw beauty throughout the seasons.

  • Oh Joy! Photography - A fine-art child, family portrait, and landscape photographer. I work strictly on location, striving for the best in personal attention, making sure you enjoy your session and love your portraits § ones that reflect your lifestyle and personality. Serving Northern Michigan and Central Ohio.

  • Rayan Anastor Photography (Frankfort) -  Natural Light Photographer specializing in weddings, family, seniors, children, maternity, infant, vacations, and lifestyle photography that reflects your personality.  I serve all of Michigan and travel to destinations when requested.

  • Simmerman Photography (Interlochen) - Landscape, architecture, and real estate photography.

  • Steve Loveless Photography (Beulah) - Images from northwestern Michigan.

  • Studio 44 Photography (Bear Lake) - Owned by Beata Hunt since 2004, we provide unprecedented customer service and artistic images at affordable prices. Here, the focus is on YOU. Our goal is to provide excellent photography at a competitive price, and work with you to create timeless memories that you will cherish for a lifetime.

  • Studio b Photography (Elberta) - Specializing in weddings, editorial and commercial, and portraiture. Studio b serves northern Michigan and the great lakes region.

  • Take Action Photos (Frankfort) - Specializes in family and senior portraits, weddings, special events, and action sports. Fresh, creative, affordable photography.... we create the images that matter to you. Call our studio for an appointment.

  • Todd L. Church Photography (Interlochen) - Weddings, portraits, senoirs.

  • Walk Softly Photos (Frankfort) - Nature photography of Jay Burt, offered in the form of custom prints and computer screen savers.

  • Westwind Photography (Lake Ann) - Weddings, portraits, sports photos, vacation photos.

  • White Oak Photography (Interlochen) - Chris Brown — "just a schmo with a camera"

  • See also Arts


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  • BaySide Printing, Inc. (Frankfort) - "A friendly, small town print shop and a whole lot more." Graphic communication. Printing, publishing, scanning, graphic design, and creation. Vinyl banners and many other types of signage. Promotional products. Large format copying, laminating, padding, numbering. Bulk and first class mail mailing. We're a FedEx shipper, too.

  • Benzie Printing (Honor) - Quality printing for less. Rely on us for printing your brochures, business cards, letterheads, envelopes, carbonless forms, notepads, fliers, die cutting, newsletters, labels, and more. Anything on paper!

  • Crystal Copies of Beulah, Inc. (Beulah) - Offers a wide variety of services from copies and printing, to custom design, lamination, and FAX services. We also feature a Kodak Picture Maker.

  • Governmental Products, Inc. (Lake Ann) - Supplying state, and local governments with supplies and forms for over 30 years, specializing in forms of all kinds for elections, or just everyday use. They also provide customized commercial forms.


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  • 88.7 FM - WIAA (Interlochen) - IPR Music Radio - Mostly Classical Music. (Also available in some areas: WIAB 88.5 FM and WICV 100.9 FM)

  • 91.5 FM - WICA (Interlochen) - IPR News Radio

  • Interlochen Public Radio (Interlochen) - "IPR" - Home site for 88.7 FM WIAA IPR Music Radio and 91.5 FM WICA IPR News Radio.


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  • Bouwman Realty Group (Interlochen) - For all your northern Michigan real estate needs, we are a full service real estate company and brokerage firm, offering the utmost in professional staffing, technology, and marketing.

  • Century 21 Sleeping Bear Realty (Beulah, Frankfort) - Northwest Michigan Real Estate Service covering the Lake Michigan, Crystal Lake, and Glen Lake areas in Benzie, Leelanau, and Manistee counties.

    • Faye Fitch (Frankfort) - Specializing in lakefront, residential, and historic properties for those who appreciate the best.

    • Laura Sielaff (Empire) - Specializing in the Empire, Maple City, and Glen Arbor areas including Glen Lake, Little Glen Lake, Lake Michigan, and other lakes and properties surrounding and adjacent to the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

  • Cherry Coast Realty (Beulah) - Nancy Sorenson - Helping folks buy and sell real estate in the Benzie and Manistee counties.

  • Coldwell Banker Schmidt Realtors (Benzonia)

    • Karen Burns - Real estate agent with Coldwell Banker Schmidt Realtor serving the Benzie and Manistee County areas.

    • Matt and Harold Case - Licensed realtors with Coldwell Banker Schmidt Realtors. Access to all your residential, vacant, water & commercial needs.

    • Doug Taylor - A real estate professional with Coldwell Banker Schmidt realtors in Benzonia.

  • Crystal Mountain Real Estate (Thompsonville)

  • Durango Homes (Frankfort) - One of Michigan's highly recognized and award winning builders and developers of design/build homes. They specialize in the custom design/build process of residential construction with an emphasis in tailoring the home to a Northern Michigan, multi-functional lifestyle.

  • Land Consulting Services (Frankfort) - Exclusive buyer brokerage real estate company that will help you identify the very best homes available, evaluate them with professional insight, and negotiate the best value and terms on your behalf. Jay White at your service.

  • Leelanau and Benzie Real (Empire) - Mary L. DeWitt, real estate broker. Complete source for real estate in Leelanau and Benzie County from Frankfort to Northport. The area is home to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

  • Real Estate Group, LLC - Nena O. Bondarenko (Frankfort) - Real estate sales specializing in commercial properties and farm ground throughout the state of Michigan.

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    • Bryan Beckwith (Beulah) - Experienced Home Town Realtor. With extensive real estate experience and a B.A. degree in Marketing, Bryan offers the expertise to coordinate your next real estate sale, purchase or investment.

    • Denise Clasen (Beulah) - I would love to work with you and help you to reach your goals. I'm a Realtor who is enthusiastic about the area, and dedicated to my clients, guiding them every step of the way. 

    • Steve Campbell - Let me help you find the perfect Up North place, whether it be to spend family vacations, retire, or use as an investment property. I primarily represent the Frankfort, Michigan area and properties within Harbor Lights Resort, but I am happy to show you any properties in the area that interest you.

    • Steve Koppin (Beulah) - Northern Michigan & Benzie County real estate service, serving the Up North areas of Frankfort, Beulah, Benzonia, Lake Michigan, and Crystal Lake.

    • Kathy Neveu (Beulah) - Servicing Benzie, Grand Traverse, Leelanau Counties and surrounding areas in northwestern Michigan.

    • Bob Weisbrodt - Northern Michigan Real Estate - Benzie County Michigan - Frankfort, Beulah

    • Jon Zickert (Beulah, Frankfort) - My passion is helping others, giving and caring for those around me. And the real estate industry is my venue. With my vast experience in customer service and background in the hospitality industry in Benzie County, I am happy to serve you as your trusted consultant for all your real estate needs.

  • RE/MAX Bayshore Properties, LTD (Frankfort)

    • Randy and Carol Dye - A full-service realtor serving northern lower Michigan and the eastern Upper Peninsula, specializing in restaurants, resorts, lodging, and other commercial investment properties.

    • Burt and Julie Williams - Your tag team for success. We have a diverse offering of residential, resort, and waterfront, and commercial properties in our communites near the Lake Michigan west coast. We take great pride in bringing you the best service in the area!

  • Ringel Real Estate (Manistee) - Full-service broker for Manistee, Mason, and Benzie counties.

  • RMLS Real Estate Listings for Benzie County

  • Scenic North Village (Thompsonville) - Nestled at the "back door" of Crystal Mountain Resort, beautiful and generous home sites for sale; some in the hardwoods, others in meadow settings. Also, beautiful custom-built home for sale, just steps away from Crystal Mountain Resort.

  • Stapleton Realty (Honor, Lake Ann) - Personal real estate services for residential properties, affordable housing, and vacant land / acerage in Benzie, Leelanau, and Grand Traverse counties. Christine Stapleton and Barbara Hood at your service.

  • Traverse Area Association of Realtors (TAAR) (Traverse City) - Northern Michigan's real estate headquarters, serving five counties in the Grand Traverse Area: Grand Traverse, Leelanau, Antrim, Kalkaska, and Benzie Counties.

  • Van Brocklin Real Estate (Onekama) - Residential, resort, and commecial real estate. We've been serving buyers and sellers in Manistee County for over 31 years.

  • Vaughan Realty (Frankfort) - Real estate service serving Benzie County, Frankfort, Beulah, Lake Michigan, Crystal Lake.

  • See also Accommodations
  • See also Housing / Assisted Living
  • See also Rental Agents
  • See also Title Insurance Services


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  • Agape Vacation Rentals (Frankfort) - We provide family-friendly vacation rental properties (homes, cottages, and lodges) across the United States Most of these vacation rental properties are owned and operated by individual families or businesses.

  • Blue Lakes Vacation Rentals (Frankfort) - Seven waterfront, pet-friendly, beautiful, brand new, vacation rentals. All our homes are open year round and sleep 8-14 people.  Free pontoon boats and kayaks for our summer guests! sandy beaches.

  • Crystal Adventures Vacation Properties (Thompsonville) - Provides vacation rental management throughout Benzie and Manistee Counties. We offer a myriad of vacation rental options for persons looking to visit beautiful northern Michigan. We also provide comprehensive rental management to property owners in the area. And, we offer unique vacation rental adventure options including snowmobile, ATV, and canoe/kayak rentals and tours.

  • Crystal Vacation Rentals (Benzonia) - Specializing in privately owned "vacation" homes throughout Northwest Michigan.

  • Empire Rentals (Empire) - Vacation rental homes in Empire and other Leelanau County locations.

  • Frankfort Area Rentals (Frankfort) - Your vacation means as much to us as it does to you! Let us help arrange a pleasant vacation in clean, comfortable surroundings. Cottages, condos, and long-term monthly rentals in Frankfort, Crystal Lake, and the Lake Michigan Area. Open year around.

  • Frankfort Vacation Rentals by Owner (Frankfort) - Several vacation rental listings in the Frankfort area.

  • Lakeview Property Management (Lake Ann) - Vacation getaways and homes to rent or lease in northwest Michigan.

  • Northern Rental Management (Beulah) - Beachside waterfront cottages, secluded riverside retreats, and spacious homes located at Crystal Mountain Resort.

  • See also Accommodations
  • See also Housing / Assisted Living
  • See also Real Estate


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Arcadia Bear Lake Benzonia Beulah Copemish
Elberta Empire Frankfort Honor Interlochen
Karlin Lake Ann Onekama Thompsonville

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    • Two On The Town - Manistee, Benzie, and Mason Areas - Featuring 2-for-1 dining specials but also includes golf, lodging and other entertainment. The Manistee, Benzie, and Mason county version includes Ludington, Benzonia, Beulah, Bear Lake, Onekama, Honor, Thompsonville, and surrounding areas.


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    • Grille 44 (Bear Lake ) - Food and spirits — steak, seafood, fish, pizza, subs, sandwiches, burgers, salads, appetizers, and more.

    • Rosie's Place (Bear Lake ) - Bar and grill - Pizza, soups and salads, subs and sandwiches, burgers, and more!


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    • Crystal Cafe (Benzonia) - Breakfast and lunch offering a fresh, made-from-scratch menu using Michigan and local products whenever possible.
    • Hill Top Soda Shoppe (Benzonia) - Homemade premium ice cream, a variety of other desserts, espresso, quality hotdogs, and a real soda fountain!
    • Roadhouse Mexican Restaurant and Cantina (Benzonia) - A wide variety of tasteful mexican dishes. Our menu items range from snacks and appetizers to a variety of combination dinners. Also available for catering and banquets.
    • Subway (Benzonia, Frankfort, Interlochen)


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    • Cherry Hut (Beulah) - Restaurant, as well as cherry and berry jams, jellies, preserves made by hand, and other locally grown products.
    • Cold Creek Inn (Beulah) - Offers motel, hotel accomodations, restaurant, sports bar, sports lounge, wireless internet, planked white fish, full service menu for breakfast, lunch, and dinner all steps away from Crystal Lake.
    • Cool Cat Ice Cream Bowl (Beulah) - Full-service, whimsical ice cream parlor featuring Cedar Crest ice cream, amd fire-grilled entrées such as tamales, tacos, chicken sandwiches, hot dogs, brats, burgers, and much more in the outdoor cafe. Open daily from May through October.
    • Dairy King (Beulah) - Home of Northern Michigan 's King's Royal Sundae! Over 30 hand-dipped ice cream flavors, salads, sandwiches, and more.
    • Hungry Tummy Restaurant (Beulah) - Familiy dining with full service menu. Specialities include Benzie County's original pizza and broaster chicken. Beer, wine, cocktails. Located in downtown Beulah on Crystal Lake.
    • L'Chayim Delicatessen (Beulah, Frankfort) - Deli food, sandwiches, pastries and more. Celebrating over 20 years! Open year-round in Beulah. Frankfort is open May–October. Baking bagels with organic ingredients all year long!
    • Ursa Major Bistro (Beulah) - Restaurant, coffee shop, ice cream parlor. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, desserts, American (traditional), burgers, sandwiches. Open daily, 6 am to 9 pm.


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    • Bear Claw Cafe (Copemish) - Come taste our home-cooked meals. And we have homemade fresh apple, blueberry, and cherry bear claws every morning.


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    • Conundrum Café (Elberta) - Specialty coffee, beverages, Hawaiian shave ice and assortment of pastries. Seasonal, so please call ahead. Bicycle and kayak rental after Memorial Day.
    • El Berto's Taqueria (Elberta) - Provides hand-held Mexican street food prepared for immediate consumption during breakfast and lunch. Featuring breakfast burritos, fresh-baked goods, espresso, cappuccino, smoothies, and juices. Followed by tacos, burritos, quesuadillas, and tostadas.
    • Mayfair Tavern (Elberta) - A full-service dining establishment with beer, wine and spirits available, offering special wine and beer tastings throughout the year. Outside patio dining in the summer.
    • The Lighthouse Cafe (Elberta) - Family dining, open from 6 AM to 7 PM, 7 days a week. Breakfast served all day. Our home-style cooking and great specials have made our restaurant a local favorite. Our menu has a little something for every appetite, so join us for a fantastic meal morning, noon, or night.
    • Trick Dog Gallery / Cafe (Frankfort) - Full-service espresso bar and bakery with popular goodies such as apricot scones, cinnamon pull-aparts, and lemon yogurt muffins.


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    • Empire Village Inn (Empire) - A family-friendly place for pizza, local beers, cocktails, sandwiches, grinders, burgers, grilled chicken, calzones, stromboli, veggies, grilled chicken, appetizers, homemade soup, and fresh salads. Afterwards, visit Gemma’s (in the same building) for coffee, home-baked pastries, and ice cream.

    • Gemma's Coffee House (Empire) - Full espresso bar, fine sandwiches, home-baked goods, specialy drinks, ice cream, and local products.

    • Joe's Friendly Tavern (Empire) - Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Famous burgers, vegetarian options, children's menu, full dinner menu.

    • The Manor on Glen Lake (Empire) - Steaks, seafood, appetizers, local wines and beers, and a Sunday brunch buffet.

    • Tiffany's Cafe (Empire) - Ice cream, coffee.


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    • A & W Restaurant (Frankfort) - Home-style cooked food. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Full-service dining inside and carhop service outside. Tuesday is Coney Day and Friday is Fish Dinner - a ''REEL Deal.'' All orders available to go.

    • A. Papano's Pizza (Beulah, Frankfort, Interlochen, Thompsonville) - Home of the Perfect Pie. Pizza, subs, salads, chicken wings.

    • Bayview Grille (Frankfort) - A casual and fun, dining venue offering great food at a great price, and with a great view. Traditional fare along with many unique specialties. Indoor and outdoor seating with a beautiful view of Betsie Bay. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

    • Coho Cafe (Frankfort) - Casual fine dining retaurant featuring fresh, local, and international seafood, steaks, and gourmet salads. Elegant food, fine wine and spirits. Located in downtown Frankfort with a spacious deck overlooking Betsie Bay.

    • Crescent Bakery (Frankfort) - We make food the old fashioned way: by hand and from scratch. Breads, muffins, pies, and other delicious pastries. Wedding cakes and specialty deserts. A great cup of coffee, an amazing bite to eat. House-roasted meats, savory soups, and the best bowl of granola you've ever tasted!

    • CRU Cellars (Frankfort)

    • Dinghy's Restaurant and Bar (Frankfort) - High quality and great tasting menu items made from scratch with the freshest ingredients, obtained from local sources when available. Meal after meal, day after day, we can promise consistently great food at a reasonable price. Open every day.

    • Dairy Maid (Frankfort) - Ice cream.

    • FrankZ (Frankfort) - Hot dogs, gyros, salads, and more.

    • Kilwin's of Frankfort (Frankfort) - Ice cream, candy, and more.

    • L'Chayim Delicatessen (Beulah, Frankfort) - Deli food, sandwiches, pastries and more. Celebrating over 20 years! Open year-round in Beulah. Frankfort is open May–October. Baking bagels with organic ingredients all year long!

    • Petals & Perks (Frankfort) - Gourmet coffeehouse featuring locally-roasted Higher Grounds coffee, Light of Day brewed teas, and baked goods from Hilltop Soda Shoppe. Open 7 days a week; free WiFi.

    • Port City Smokehouse (Frankfort) - Savor the North Country's finest flavors, including great take-out eating that features an everyday Great Lake's fish fry of perch, whitefish, smelt and walleye, as well as classics like BBQ ribs and chicken, pulled pork and beef brisket sandwiches. They also offer smoked and fresh fish and hearty smoked jerky and has wonderful specialty foods that feature locally-made jams and sauces, and a great selection of Michigan wines and beer.

    • Stormcloud Brewing Company (Frankfort) - Michigan craft beer and food.

    • Subway (Benzonia, Frankfort, Interlochen)

    • The Cool Spot (Frankfort) - Hand-dip and soft serve ice cream, fudge, smoothies, sundaes, cappuccino chillers, nonfat frozen yogurt, italian ice, and more! Voted the best ice cream in Benzie County.

    • The Fusion (Frankfort) - Brings you wonderful tastes from around the world. The casual bistro menu features everything from chicken satay to gyoza. Come in and join us, we promise it will be a favorable experience!

    • The Galley Deli (Frankfort) - At the Jacobson Marina Resort. Complete deli, sandwiches, salads, desserts.

    • The Hotel Frankfort (Frankfort) - The historic Hotel Frankfort is located in downtown Frankfort. We have a full-scale restaurant, dining room and bar along with corporate conference facilities, with gourmet-catered meals available for gatherings of up to 200.

    • The Manitou Restaurant (Frankfort) - Casual fine dining, nightly specials, fine wine, and imported beer. (Located in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore on M-22 between Frankfort and Beulah.)

    • The Scoop of Frankfort (Frankfort) - Serving locally-made Moomer's ice cream. our own homemade gelato, dairy-free sorbetto, and Italian ice. Locally-made rootbeer. Check out the new candy shop too!

    • Villa Marine Bar & Grill (Frankfort) - Great FOOD, Great FUN, Great VIEW. Located on Betsie Bay Harbor a block from beautiful Lake Michigan, with a waterfront deck and full service bar, The Villa is the perfect place to dine. Regional musicians and local talent fill the dance floor on weekends, sports fans can enjoy a game on the big screen, or enjoy a game of pool.


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    • Jim's Joint BBQ (Honor) - The "smoky magic" continues in a casual dining experience with the best authentic BBQ at amazing prices. Sandwiches, ribs, salads, and more.

    • Jodi's Tangled Antler Bar and Grill (east of Honor) - Northwestern Michigan's favorite bar and grill, this is the perfect spot to enjoy your favorite beverage or appetizer after your UpNorth Adventure. Our menu selection includes fresh lake perch, burgers, pizza, Mexican food, and more. You are ALWAYS WELCOME at Jodi's. Across from the DNR Fish Hatchery on US-31.

    • JoMo's (Honor) - Ice cream, sandwiches, and more

    • LumberJacks Bar and Grill (Honor) - Bar & restaurant with live music and the best food. The heartbeat of Honor!

    • Papa J's Pizzeria and Diner (Honor, Lake Ann) - Family owned and operated '50s style diner with small town charm on US-31 in Honor serving a full menu and great pizza with a vintage look and feel. Enjoy good food, fair prices, and fast, friendly service, 7 days a week. We also offer an all-you-can-eat buffet and salad bar (the only one in Benzie County). Moomers hand-dipped and soft serve ice cream, and real shakes and malts. Open 7 days a week year around.

    • Platte River Inn (Honor) - Breakfast, lunch, and dinner, great food, geast service all the time in downtown Honor. Casual dining in an updated rustic setting. Open 7 days a week. American (Traditional), Italian, Mexican, fish, seafood, and steak.

    • Rich's Roadsode Cafe (east of Honor) - Pizza, burgers, subs, other American classics, salads, hand-dipped and soft serve ice cream, daily specials. A one-man opeartion, run by Rich! The blue roundhouse across from the DNR Fish Hatchery on US-31


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    • A. Papano's Pizza (Beulah, Frankfort, Interlochen, Thompsonville) - Home of the Perfect Pie. Pizza, subs, salads, chicken wings.
    • Bradley's Pub & Grille (Interlochen) - Lunch and dinner year-round. The menu features a full range of smoked and BBQ foods, as well as local food selections. Enjoy the full bar, local beers and craft cocktails while sitting just feet from the course. Entertainment and live music throughout the season. At the Interlochen Golf Club.
    • Bud's (Interlochen) - A cozy casual place for fun coffee, ice cream, good food, and a gift shop.
    • Cicero's Pizza (Interlochen) - Specializes in pizzas, salads, breadsticks, and more. We offer dine-in, carry-out, and select deliveries.
    • Dlibert's Cafe (Interlochen) - a fun diner on US-31 west of Interlochen.
    • Hofbrau Steak House & Amercan Grille (Interlochen) - Rustic ambiance with fantastic food, huge selection of beers, more than 100 wines, and a fully stocked bar, Sunday brunch, and three 10' big-screen TVs.
    • Maddy's Tavern (Interlochen) - Rooted in both Italian favorites and a classic roadhouse style, they are all about comfort. Pizza, burgers, sandwiches, salads, appetizers, wraps, pasta, entrees, beer, wine, cocktails, daily specials. For lunch, dinner or a bite and a brew.
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    • Karlin Inn (Karlin) - American restaurant and bar. Great food, great prices.

    • Mikowski's Mean, Market, and Deli (Karlin) - We offer homemade meats, subs, pizza, sausage, steaks, burgers, lunch meats, liquor, jerky, and more.


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    • Corner Cone (Lake Ann) - Ice cream and related treats.

    • Papa J's Pizzeria and Diner (Honor, Lake Ann) - We serve the same great pizza, subs, and sandwiches as our Honor location.. Enjoy good food, fair prices, and fast, friendly service, Moomers hand-dipped and soft serve ice cream, and real shakes and malts. Open 7 days a week year around.

    • Sunset Bar & Grill (Lake Ann) - At the Mistwood Golf Course. Casual dining, regional specialties, daily specials, fabulous sunsets, banquets. Seasonal — May-October. Features such local favorites as whitefish and barbecue ribs (In the lower level of the clubhouse, sandwiches and snacks are available at Bogey's Snack Bar.)

    • The Red Door Coffee House (Lake Ann) - coffees, smoothies, breakfast sandwiches, panini sandwiches, snacks.

    • The Stone Oven (Lake Ann) - Steak, fish, pizza, pasta, subs, sandwiches, salads, soups, and more!! Tasty dishes beyond the ordinary.


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    • 1 Kama Momma's Pizza and Sub Shop (Onekama) - We offer some of the most amazing pizzas and subs in Michigan.  Come enjoy some great food, great prices, and an amazing indoor and outdoor dining area.
    • M-22 Grill (Onekama) - Cute breakfast and lunch diner right on, you guessed it, M-22! Traditional breakfasts, omelettes, and more. Burgers, sandwiches, soups, and salads.
    • Shay's M-22 Restaurant (Onekama) - A fabulous eatery, bar, and gathering place. We cook amazing meals from our menu with passion and offer mana to the more adventurous soul by diversifying our offerings to bring you selections at whim. Our cocktail bar is stocked and provides a nice meeting place away from the hustle and bustle.
    • Shirley's Place (Onekama) - Bar and grill with burgers, pizza, fish, chicken, salad bar, soups, and more.
    • The Glenwood Restaurant (Onekama) - Distinctive, casual, lakeside dining. We feature fresh fish, steaks, chicken, pasta and locally-grown fruits and vegetables. In addition to our fresh-made entrees, we offer weekly featured items, homemade soups, specialty appetizers, our popular sauces and dressings, and at least a dozen delectable dessert options daily. We have a complete bar with a large selection of beer, wine, top shelf spirits and specialty martinis.
    • Yellow Dog Cafe (Onekama) - Cute coffee shop that also has wonderful sandwiches, soups, and salads.


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  • Brooks Roofing Company (Bear Lake) - Offering high-quality roofing services in Manistee, Mason, Benzie and Grand Traverse, Counties in Northern Michigan.

  • Metal Roofing Specialties (Beulah) - Custom-made, standing seam roofing, serving both contractors and home owners. 25 colors from which to choose. A division of Case Court Construction, LLC.

  • Mr. B's Roofing and Siding (Beulah) - Comprehensive roofing and siding contracting services for residential and commercial facilities, serving much of northwestern lower Michigan.


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  • Betsie Valley Run (Thompsonville) - An annual distance running event held at the Crystal Mountain Resort to benefit the Betsie Valley District Library. For the serious distance runner or to those who would enjoy a scenic walk through the hilly wooded beauty ot northern Michigan.

  • Port City Run (Frankfort, Elberta) - 5K Run, 5K Walk, and 1 Mile Fun Run on the Betsie Valley Trail along Betsie Bay between Frankfort and Elberta.

  • Tri Up North (Frankfort) - Paddle, bike, and run triathlon. Located on Betsie Bay and the western shore of Lake Michigan. Frankfort is the perfect location for a triathlon. Our goal is to engage young people, families and individuals to make healthy choices and live an active lifestyle so everyone can enjoy all that Northern Michigan has to offer.


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  • Crystal Lake Adventure Sports (Beulah) - Kayaks, canoes, sailboats, windsurfers, mountain bikes, snowboards, outdoor gear and apparel, and more. They also rent bicycles, kayaks, sailboats, water skiies and ski boats, and more.

  • Crystal Lake Sailing School (Frankfort) - Our mission – to introduce and promote the sport of sailing to the youth of Benzie County. Conducted from the beach at the Crystal Lake Yacht Club. Classes are offered for children of all ages.

  • Crystal Lake Yacht Club (Frankfort) - A private, family-oriented sailing club located on the west shore of Crystal Lake, about 30 miles west of Traverse City. They are open from mid-June until mid-August.

  • See also Recreation


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  • A Shear Class Experience Day Spa & Salon (Elberta) - Relax • Refresh • Renew. Your calmer life starts here. Trust our team of professional technicians to enhance your inner beauty as well as your outer self. Allow us to artistically create a balance of body, mind, and soul in a unique relaxing atmosphere.

  • Cricket Salon (Beulah) - Hair styling for men, women, and children. We have over 30 years of experience providing quality beauty salon services at prices you can afford. We guarantee your satisfaction. Precision cuts.

  • Eden Salon and Day Spa (Beulah) - Inside the Best Western "Scenic Hill Resort." A full service salon and spa for both men and women. Services are for individuals or groups and range from hair styling/coloring to facials, manicure/pedicure, and tanning and deep tissue massage.

  • Hair-olds Hair Design (Interlochen) - Full-service hair salon.

  • Infinite Beaute' (Benzonia) - Hair, nail, and beauty salon. Experience a salon where your comfort matters and your satisfaction is essential. Choose from our wide variety of services, including hair care, manicures, pedicures, waxing, and more! (Formerly known as Augusta's Salon.)

  • See also Fitness Centers
  • See also Holistic Health Services
  • See also Wedding & Event Services


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  • Lake Ann Hardwoods & Sawmill (Lake Ann) - Sawmill, buyer of standing timber and pre-cut logs of both hardwoods and soft woods, as well as these finished products: tongue and groove cuts, farm lumber, tough pine, oak fence boards, landscape compost, pre-cut slab wood, firewood, landscape mulch, and cedar posts.


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  • All Rooter Plumbing & Sewer Cleaning (Beulah & Frankfort) - Residential and commercial. Sewer cleaning & sewer repair. New plumbing and remodeling. Open and close cottages. Pipe thawing. Nights, weekends, holidays.

  • Benzie, Crystal, & Interlochen Pumping Service (Beulah) - a family-owned and operated company offering professional septic, dry well, and holding tank cleaning services to Northern Michigan since 1975

  • Cap's Pumping Service (Thompsonville) - Port-o-john rentals available for commercial and residential locations. Family owned and operated for over 30 years, we offer reasonable rates and friendly, dependable, same-day service.

  • Elliot's Ken-Jac Septic Service (Frankfort) - Septic service, holding tank service, porta-potty rentals, serving Benzie and northern Manistee Counties. We serve both residential and commercial customers.

  • Williams Pumping Service (Cedar) - Serving Benzie, Leelanau, and Grand Traverse Counties. Septic and holding tank cleaning, portable toilet rental, home inspections, Terralift, and our repair services. Septic tank products, including products by Zabel Filters, Lenzyme and Pro-Pump.

  • See also Excavating Services
  • See also Heating / Cooling / Plumbing Services


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  • Northwestern Lower Michigan Trail Guide - Details for hiking, biking, snowshoe, and cross country trails throughout northwestern Lower Michigan, several in Benzie County and most within an hour of Traverse City.


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  • Benzie Area Youth Soccer - They are a MSU Extension/4-H Affiliated sports club based in Benzie County, whose members include players in grades Kindergarten through 8th grade as well as volunteer coaches from ages 12 to adult.

  • See also Recreation


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  • Interlochen State Park (Interlochen) - "Situated between two fishing and swimming lakes that are among one of the last stands of virgin pines in Michigan. In addition, the Interlochen National Music Camp adjacent to the park offers nightly musical performances by world-renowned artists."

  • See also National Lakeshore


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  • Empire Self Storage (Empire) - Northern Michigan storage experts, we've served the area for decades. 90 units are available, in four different sizes, rented by the month, with discounts on 6 and 12 month contracts. Come see us today for all your self storage needs.

  • Honor Self Storage (Honor) - Convenient, safe. and secure, indoor and outdoor self-storage. 24 hour, 7 day a week, lighted and coded access. Two convenient locations. We can store all your items and toys, from household goods, building equipment, snowmobiles, trailers, campers or RV's, even cars. Reasonable monthly rates.

  • Interlochen Secure Storage (Karlin) - A locally-owned, fully-fenced, well-lit self-storage facility. We are conveniently located just a few miles south of Interlochen near Karlin.

  • Scenic North Self Storage (Thompsonville) - Conveniently located adjacent to Scenic North Village near Crystal Mountain. Several storage unit sizes available.

  • See also Boats and Marine Supply


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  • Camp Arcadia (Arcadia) - The mission is to "provide a setting for Christian families and individuals to vacation with God, and to foster the renewal of the whole person - spirit, mind, and body amid the beauty of God's creation and in fellowship with other Christians."

  • Camp Lookout (Frankfort) - On Lower Herring Lake, just south of Frankfort featuring noncompetitive, nonsectarian, individualized programming. 1-3 week sessions for boys and girls, ages 7-15.

  • Crystalaire Adventures (Frankfort) - bikepacking, backpacking, canoeing, base camping, sea kayaking, cross country skiing, snow shoeing, snorkeling, eco tours. Grown from a tradtition of adventures from the former Crystalaire Camp.

  • Interlochen Arts Camp (Interlochen) - "Imagine a place a camp made of stone and wood in a pine forest, nestled between two glacial lakes,where the bustle of creativity fills fresh air. Imagine yourself among others people just like you in pursuit of the artist within." For students who have completed grades 3 through 12.

  • Lake Ann Camp (Lake Ann) - A Northern Michigan Christian (Baptist) Camp which "exists to challenge individualism a group setting to make Biblical, life changing decisions through unique learning experiences."

  • Little Eden Camp (Onekama) - Summer program camps for 13 weeks and the rest of the year offers a lodge and several winterized cabins for family or other group retreats.

  • Portage Lake Bible Camp (Onekama) - Christian Camp and Retreat Center. Summer and year-round outreach programs, challenges, and opportunities for youth, adults, families, and churches.

  • See also Recreation


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  • Beach Nut Surf Boards (Frankfort) - Promoting and selling stand-up paddle boards ì over-sized surfboards that you propel with a 6-foot paddle. Their large size allows them to catch waves that standard boards can't catch and ride them longer, making the perfect for surfing on the Great Lakes. Their size also provides great stability for cruising inland lakes and rivers.

  • See also Canoeing / Kayaking / Paddling
  • See also Recreation


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  • Crystal Surveying (Beulah) - We offer quality, professional land surveying services. Boundary consultants. Benzie county surveyor.

  • Papineau P C (Benzonia) - Your source for reliable and professional land surveying service. We provide mortgage and topographical reports. We'll also do boundary marking and help you define land divisions. We can be trusted to deliver the reliable map / map information you need to secure your land title.


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  • Rosum Taxidermy (Benzonia) - Professional taxidermy service, from simple small game mounts to bird, deer, and our favorite: fish.


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  • Bell Title Lakeshore (Beulah) - A title insurance agency offering a full range of professional title insurance and closing services § statewide.. Formerly Lakeshore Title, our agency has served Benzie County since 1985. Let us put our history to work for you.

  • Capital Title Insurance Agency (Frankfort) - One of the largest agencies in Michigan, with 12 branch locations serving all 83 counties. Title and escrow needs since 1975. Our mission is to be the number one title company in quality and service.

  • Crystal Clear Title & Escrow (Beulah) - Real estate title searches, title insurance, all escrow services including deed and document preparation for real estate closings.


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  • Benzie Bus (Honor) - The Benzie Bus System, with curb-to-curb dial-a-ride bus service countywide, and direct links to Frankfort, Beulah, Benzonia, Thompsonville, and Lake Ann, and express bus service to Traverse City and Manistee.

  • Coastline Transportation (Manistee) - Professional passenger and concierge service including non-emergency medical transportation, airport service, for hire shuttle, wine tours, and other personal errands, event tickets, courier services, and and long distance service. Serving Northwestern Michigan including Manistee, Ludington, Traverse City and the surrounding areas.

  • Northern Michigan Party Rides (Lake Ann) - A Chauffer business offering party rides in the Benzie, Grand Traverse, and Leelanau County areas. Wine tours, brew tours, color tours, weddings, parties, and much more. Or just rent the LimoBus and tell the driver where you want to go.We pride ourselves in offering superior customer service, competitive rates, being properly insured, and licensed.

  • Northwest Michigan Ride Share Connection - Serving Grand Traverse, Leelanau and Benzie counties - Connects commuters for ride sharing to work, activities, and more. Search for a ride, or offer to give others a ride. Learn more about ride sharing with tips, safety, and FAQs. is a program of Northwest Michigan Transportation Alliance (NMTA).


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  • Advanced Tree Removal (Frankfort) - Featuring aerial bucket services. We offer advanced tree removal from any location, specializing in tight area takedowns. Prompt, same-day service. 24-hour emergency storm service. We offer a complete line of tree care and are available for travel and custom tree work. Serving northwest Michigan since 1978. No job too tough.

  • Top View Tree Service, Inc. (Beulah) - Prompt and professional tree removal and trimming service. Fertilization, pest and disease control. Consultation on Emerald Ash Borer, Oak Wilt, and general tree health.

  • TreeTop Tree Service (Thompsonville) - Industry professionals offereing tree removal, tree pruning stump grinding, fire wood, free quotes, aeriel truck, and more.


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  • Ski Walking (Empire) - The American Nordic Walking System using Nordic Walking Poles. These poles are safer, lighter, more stable, user-friendly, and much more durable than the cheap/flimsy twist-lock and flip-lock 2-piece and 3-piece adjustable length poles from China that rattle, vibrate and/or collapse unexpectedly.

  • See also Hiking



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  • Great Lakes Water Quality Lab, Inc. (Lake Ann) - "State certified laboratory for bacteria and partial chemical testing for health department compliance monitoring, home wells, swimming pools, real estate sales and mortgage approval."


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  • Contractors Building Supply (CBS) (Copemish) - A distributor of Thermolock windows as well as solar energy systems throughout Michigan. For dealers, we offer training and design & engineering assistance to sell and install all our products. For the end user, we have many qualified dealers throughout Michigan to serve you, as well as engineering and installation service to help design and complete your project.


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  • St. Ambrose Cellars (Honor) - Refreshing mead and grape honey wines. See our site to learn about mead and to buy online.


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  • On the Write (Lake Ann) - We're here to improve written communication everywhere it's found.  Whether you would like to improve your legal writing, academic writing, business writing, or just writing in general.

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