If you’re looking for the best lodging in the greater Traverse City area, turn to our accommodations on the gorgeous Leelanau Peninsula. Our Bed and Breakfast in Traverse City, located just 20 minutes outside downtown Traverse City, offers the best of both worlds. You are close enough to the city to enjoy the vibrant activities there, yet surrounded by the gorgeous vineyards & tasting rooms of the famed Leelanau Peninsula and the inviting waters of Grand Traverse Bay.
There are more than enough things to do in Traverse City to keep you busy for days, not least of which is enjoying some of the best Leelanau Peninsula Wineries. Between relaxing afternoons sipping wine at our Flagship Traverse City Winery location in Suttons Bay – where you’ll find our Bed and Breakfast – to setting sail on Grand Traverse Bay, we’d be more than happy to help you curate memories of your time with us that will last us a lifetime.
The exceptional hospitality you’ll find at our Bed and Breakfast in Traverse City and the careful attention to every detail of your stay are just two things that make us the top-rated lodging in the entire Traverse City area. Experience the magic of staying on Michigan’s famed Leelanau Peninsula. Book your room at our Bed and Breakfast in Traverse City today!
The Best Bed and Breakfast in Traverse City
Though we aren’t technically located in the heart of downtown, Black Star Farms is still a top-rated choice for finding the best Bed and Breakfast in Traverse City. We’re found just 13 miles north of Traverse City on the gorgeous Leelanau Peninsula, an area known for many of the top-rated Michigan wineries. It’s the perfect location to enjoy the best of this area; excellent wine tasting on the Leelanau Peninsula, spectacular water-based adventures on Grand Traverse Bay, and plenty of relaxing on our gorgeous farm.
When you crave more action, Traverse City and its many exciting attractions, not to mention the popular Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, are just a short drive away. With easy access to so many of the area’s top attractions, it’s easy to see why Black Star Farms is considered the best Bed and Breakfast in Traverse City.
Our exceptional location is just part of our story, though. Truly, what makes us the best Bed and Breakfast in Traverse City is the thoughtfully curated experience you’ll have from the moment you arrive at our location near Suttons Bay. Though we are one of the best destinations for wine tasting on the Leelanau Peninsula, the experience here goes far beyond our top-rated winery.
Black Star Farms is a true getaway destination. We offer ten well-appointed guest rooms at our Bed and Breakfast in Traverse City, each outfitted with a broad array of amenities and each named for various stars in the northern sky – a night sky you can only enjoy when you’re far enough away from the city lights like we are! We’ll have a complimentary bottle of our house red wine waiting for you in your guest room so you can get your vacation started on the right foot.
To help you enjoy every second that comes next at our Bed and Breakfast in Traverse City, we’ve curated several packages and enhancements. From our ultimate experience package, which includes the best of the best at Black Star Farms, to things like our summer sailing package or an afternoon of local hiking or biking, we offer a range of opportunities to enjoy the best this area has to offer.
Finally, though Traverse City isn’t far away, there’s no need to travel back into town for dinner because one of the top-rated Traverse City restaurants is on-site at our Bed and Breakfast in Traverse City. The cuisine at our area restaurant is sourced locally from our farm, area farmers, and other local artisans. It all pairs exceptionally well with our award-winning wines, ciders, and spirits. Our Arcturos Dining Series is a delightful culinary adventure that celebrates the best of our vineyard-to-table experience at our Bed and Breakfast in Traverse City.
Wine Tasting on the Leelanau Peninsula
As fantastic as any getaway at our Bed and Breakfast in Traverse City is, truly, one of the best parts about staying with us is having easy access to some of the best wine tasting on the Leelanau Peninsula. We encourage you to taste your way up and down the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail, tasting and experiencing the variety of delicious Michigan wines grown and produced here. However, you don’t have to travel far for the ultimate wine-forward experience on the Leelanau Peninsula.
Black Star Farms Winery is one of the top-rated Michigan wineries, and we offer two tasting room locations for you to enjoy our award-winning wines. The flagship tasting room and winery is found right here in the Suttons Bay area, co-located with our Bed and Breakfast in Traverse City. This flagship location is the original home of Black Star Farms winery and a stunning place to visit for wine tasting on the Leelanau Peninsula.
Tastings at our flagship Suttons Bay location can be enjoyed in multiple locations, including indoor bars, in our barrel room (for Inn guests or wine club members only), or outside on our seasonal terrace patio. Our flagship location for wine tasting on the Leelanau Peninsula is open daily on a first-come-first-served basis. In addition to wine flights and wines by the glass, we also offer spirit flights, featured cocktails, and retail sales of our product line.
For a truly memorable experience of wine tasting on the Leelanau Peninsula, consider our new top-tier wine-tasting experience. You’ll enjoy five top-tier wines, including a traditional method bubbly, limited-production reds, and an ice wine-inspired treat, in addition to a house-made charcuterie box and an in-depth conversation about the wines you’re enjoying.
This summer is the perfect time to enjoy some of the best wine tasting on the Leelanau Peninsula and soak up the tranquility at our top-rated Bed and Breakfast in Traverse City. Book your room today!