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'Too many things to do and not enough time,' is what you will find in Benzie County.
FAMILY MUST DO: Hike or bike Betsie Valley Trail starting in Beulah; Climb the dunes at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Enjoy the family festivities at Crystal Mountain Resort, Rent all types of boats, watercraft including ski & pontoon boats and jet ski's at Crystal Lake Marina, Tour Point Betsie Lighthouse the most photographed place in all of Michigan and don't forget to pack a picnic lunch and stay for the sunsets over Lake Michigan. Walk downtown to natural sand beach on the shore of beautiful Crystal Lake and enjoy visiting the unique shops, coffee at Phoenix Cafe, great food at Cold Creek Inn or Hungry Tummy Restaurant, at lunchtime visit L'Chayim Delicatessen for sandwiches. You are just steps away toThe world famous Cherry Hut for good American cuisine - specializing in Cherry items including cherry muffins, cherry chocolate nut cookies, and we won't forget the Dairy King this local favorite serves quality homemade ice cream at very low prices and while there play a round of put-put golf.
Rent a charter boat and go out on Lake Michigan to catch Lake Trout and Salmon at East Shore Marina,
Save one day for shopping and dining in Franfort, one of the most picturesque towns in all of Michigan.
For the avid golfer it's Arcadia Bluffs Golf Course, no trip to Crystal Lake is complete without playing this course. Now ranked as the 3rd best public course in the U.S. Great fine dining as well, but save one night for The Manitou Restaurant known for the finest dining in all of Northern Michigan.
MUST VISIT: Betsie Valley Trailhead; 22 mile long hiking and biking trail, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore;
16 miles to one of Michigan's greatest tourist attractions, Crystal Mountain Resort; 15 minutes driving distance. A major ski & golf resort. There are also summer festivities, Crystal Lake Marina; Rent any and all types of boats and watercraft here, including ski & pontoon boats and jet ski's, Point Betsie Lighthouse; The most photographed place in all of Michigan. Great sunsets. The lighthouse has tours and this picturesque beach on Lake Michigan is famous for family picnics, East Shore Marina; Rent a charter boat and go out on Lake Michigan to catch Lake Trout and Salmon.
NEARBY BEACHES: Beulah on Crystal Lake, Frankfort at Lake Michigan, Elberta at Lake Michigan.
EATERIES/FINE DINING: Arcadia Bluffs, The Manitou Restaurant, Cold Creek Inn, L'Chayim Delicatessen, Phoenix Cafe, The Roadhouse, Cherry Hut, Hungry Tummy Restaurant, Dairy King, Papano's Pizza....moreless
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About the owner: I am blessed to be able to live and work in beautiful Benzie County. I have owned and operated a vacation home on the Betsie River for over 16 years and recently purchased this home in Beulah. I strive for perfection in my business (Coldwell Banker realtor) and my rentals you will find clean, comfortable and relaxing.
I am proud of my involvement in the local chamber of commerce and enjoy the civic awareness which results from my association in Zonta International.
Needless to say my church affiliation provides the basis & support of my personal & professional life.
Why the Owner Chose Beulah: You can't beat sunsets on Crystal Lake. A short walk to town just to browse the unique shops & deli's. All the conveniences of in-town living.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: Extremely clean and maintained. All the conveniences of home.