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$79 Day Trips & Excursions

Trekking the Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore in Michigan

We invite you to join us at “Moosehall,” our base of operations, for breakfast and start to the day. We will look over maps of the area and discuss our route, than we will either walk or shuttle to the trailhead, depending on your specific route. Our coastal hike will take us along the most beautiful shoreline of Lake Michigan, through several forests, across up to two rivers, and even to a hidden waterfall on our property. Possibilities include: • Viewing a shipwreck (or two) - weather dependent • Hiking along a variety of local trails, both through the forest and along the beach • Swimming in Lake Michigan • Hiking up to one of the highest points in the region • Learning more about the local ecology • Private campgrounds every night, with a view of the sunsetAll meals will be provided, and will include both a healthy travel lunch and snacks throughout the day. Tents, stoves, and other group camping equipment provided - you will need to bring your own footwear and personal gear. Some personal gear (clothes, backpacks, etc...) available for rent at Moosehall, our base of operations. * Please note any food allergies at the time of checkout in the "special requirements" field.

$169 Day Trips & Excursions

Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Dune ClimbStart your day in the “Most Beautiful Place in America” at the Dunes Hill Climb. Spend some time there testing your dune climbing skills. One step up, slide back 3 :)Duration: 1 hourStop At: Empire BeachStop #2 is Empire Beach on Lake Michigan. Play in the sand, swim in Lake Michigan, skip some stones and maybe even find a Petoskey stone or two. While at Empire beach we will have a casual picnic lunch and time for beach games.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive, Empire, Leelanau County, MichiganStop #3 - The very famous Pierce Stocking Drive where we will stop along the way up the drive for some spectacular photo ops and fun on the dunes. Our last stop on Stocking Drive will be at the ever so popular #10 overlook, voted “The Most Beautiful Place in America” by Good Morning America. Enjoy the stunning beauty our coast has to offer.Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

$175 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Designated Driver Traverse City - We Drive Your Car for Wine Tours

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Bay Life Getaways, Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, MichiganBay Life Getaways presents Designated Driver TCWe Drive Your Car - Designated Drivers for Wine Tours, Brew Tours & Distillery Tours. You provide the vehicle, we provide a fun, insightful driver. Driver comes complete with a 100% guarantee that you will not get a DUI on your tour!Duration: 10 minutes

$129 Cultural & Theme Tours

Pedicab Tours Traverse City Rickshaw

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Bay Life Getaways, Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, MichiganBay Life Getaways offers local tours. Most tours run 2-hours but you can add extra hours. Each cab holds 3 average sized adults. We will take you on one of our preplanned tours or let you tell us where you want to go. Maybe a brew tour? Maybe something else?Duration: 2 hours

$480 Food, Wine & Nightlife

4-Hour Traverse City Wine Tour, Private Group: 4 Wineries

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Chateau Chantal Winery & Tasting Room, Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, MichiganNestled atop a hill on a sprawling 65-acre estate, Chateau Chantal offers breathtaking views of both East & West Grand Traverse Bays and Power Island. While Chateau Chantal was not incorporated until 1991, its history began in December 1983, when the owners purchased 60 acres of cherry orchards on the estate property. With options for every palate, you have over 30 wines to choose, from sweet to very dry and even a few sparkling options. *Tasting flights are about $5 for 6 wines and a souvenir glass.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Bowers Harbor Vineyards, Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, MichiganThe Beautiful Bowers Harbor was initially a horse farm and in 1991, began its transition to the stunning vineyard it is today. They have over 27 years of wine-making experience and boasts 20 acres of vines. Wine selections are numerous and include Riesling, Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Grigio, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, hard ciders and more!*Tasting flights are about $5 for 5 wines and a souvenir glass. Small snacks, dips and locally crafted cheeses & spreads are also available for purchase.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery, Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, MichiganIn 2004 with only 10,000 grape vines, Brys Estate yielded its first successful harvest. Now, the 91-acre estate is home to over 40,000 vines their varietals include: Merlot, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Pinot Blanc, and Gewürztraminer. Soak in beautiful East Bay views while enjoying world-class wines.*Tasting flights are about $8 for 5 wines and a souvenir glass. A 5-Item Cheese & Charcuterie Board is also available for purchase at the winery.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Bonobo Winery, Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, MichiganBonobo offers world-class wines, breathtaking views, and business model that keeps with traditions of the region. Their 19 acres give rise to the following varietals: Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Riesling, Pinot Noir, Pinot Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Franc. Even with a limited selection, Bonobo wines (and ciders) are sure to shine in overall quality. *Tasting flights are about $10 for 6 wines. They also offer the largest selection of snacks for purchase.Duration: 1 hour

$59 Food, Wine & Nightlife

5 Hour Traverse City Wine Tour: 5 Wineries on Old Mission Peninsula

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Chateau Chantal Winery & Tasting Room, Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, MichiganNestled atop a hill on a sprawling 65-acre estate, Chateau Chantal offers breathtaking views of both East & West Grand Traverse Bays and Power Island. While Chateau Chantal was not incorporated until 1991, its history began in December 1983, when the owners purchased 60 acres of cherry orchards on the estate property. With options for every palate, you have over 30 wines to choose, from sweet to very dry and even a few sparkling options. *Tasting flights are about $5 for 6 wines and a souvenir glass.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Bowers Harbor Vineyards, Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, MichiganThe Beautiful Bowers Harbor was initially a horse farm and in 1991, began its transition to the stunning vineyard it is today. They have over 27 years of wine-making experience and boasts 20 acres of vines. Wine selections are numerous and include Riesling, Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Grigio, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, hard ciders and more!*Tasting flights are about $5 for 5 wines. Small snacks, dips and locally crafted cheeses & spreads are also available for purchase.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery, Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, MichiganIn 2004 with only 10,000 grape vines, Brys Estate yielded its first successful harvest. Now, the 91-acre estate is home to over 40,000 vines their varietals include: Merlot, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Pinot Blanc, and Gewürztraminer. Soak in beautiful East Bay views while enjoying world-class wines.*Tasting flights are about $8 for 5 wines and a souvenir glass. A 5-Item Cheese & Charcuterie Board is also available for purchase at the winery.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Bonobo Winery, Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, MichiganBonobo offers world-class wines, breathtaking views, and a business model that keeps with traditions of the region. Their 19 acres give rise to the following varietals: Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Riesling, Pinot Noir, Pinot Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Franc. Even with a limited selection, Bonobo wines (and ciders) are sure to shine in overall quality. *Tasting flights are about $10 for 6 wines. They also offer the largest selection of snacks for purchase.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Mari Vineyards, Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, MichiganMari Vineyards founder Marty Lagina made the (some would say) crazy choice to grow grapes that shouldn't grow in Michigan, with the belief that he could produce world class wines that otherwise couldn't be made here. So, true to his Italian heritage, he planted exotic varieties like Nebbiolo, Sangiovese and others. Combined with a little creative grape growing and a lot of attention, today his dream has become a reality. Along with classic area grapes like Cabernet Franc and Merlot, Mari Vineyards produces a wide variety of red wines unlike anything else produced in Michigan.Duration: 45 minutes

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