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Day Trips

If you need a base camp to discover the many jewels of northern Michigan, Shanty Creek is conveniently midway between two of Michigan’s most sought after destinations: Mackinac Island and the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

And just minutes away from these quaint Up North communities:

…and within an hour’s drive to these beautiful tourist-friendly towns:

Short’s Brewing, Torch Lake and more.

Other area attractions include our Bellaire neighbor Short’s Brewing Company, boating and fishing opportunities on Torch Lake and the Chain of Lakes, and the wineries of Old Mission Peninsula and Leelanau Peninsula.