It may come as a surprise, but there are plenty of fantastic things to do in Traverse City in the winter. Summer brings us plenty of adventures on the water, and fall brings stunning colors to enjoy everywhere you turn, but winter brings us a quieter season to enjoy many of these same pursuits, not to mention exquisite wine tastings on the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail.

The Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail is home to some of the best Traverse City wineries, including our own Black Star Farms. Summer and fall are plenty delightful, but the inherent stillness of winter on the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail offers much more intimate tasting experiences and more time to savor all the qualities that make us such an exceptional place to visit.

The Leelanau Peninsula is where you’ll find Black Star Farm’s flagship winery location and our Bed and Breakfast, easily ranked as one of the best places to stay in Traverse City. We offer guests an incomparable getaway in the heart of the Traverse Wine Coast.

Whether retreating amid a busy holiday season or treating yourself to a much-needed getaway after the busy rush, there’s no better place to stay in Traverse City. Book your room at our top-rated Bed and Breakfast in Michigan today! Read more

This fall offers you the perfect opportunity to discover the best wineries in Traverse City. Though you can easily plan a self-guided wine adventure in Traverse City and the surrounding Leelanau Peninsula, there are also a few fantastic Traverse City wine tours worth taking. They will guide you to the best of the best in wineries in Traverse City.

Of course, after you’ve enjoyed your time and learned all about Michigan’s wine industry on these Traverse City wine tours, we encourage you to delve even deeper into Leelanau Peninsula’s wine scene while staying with us at our beautiful Bed and Breakfast in Michigan. Black Star Farms is not only one of the leading wineries in Traverse City, but we’re an exquisite place to get away.

Whether for a romantic weekend away or as a home base for your weekend wine adventures, there’s no place more beautiful in the Traverse City area than our Bed and Breakfast in Michigan. Meander our vineyards, enjoy glorious afternoons on our trails as the season changes from summer to fall, sip and swirl your afternoon away in our tasting room, and enjoy delicious meals at Bistro Polaris.

Our Bed and Breakfast in Michigan is located on the beautiful Leelanau Peninsula, just 12 miles north of downtown Traverse City. Book your room today, and enjoy a fall getaway like no other! Read more

Though there are plenty of great things to do in Traverse City and the surrounding area, one of the best things to do in the area is enjoy wine tasting at the many extraordinary Leelanau Peninsula Wineries. There are more than twenty Leelanau Peninsula wineries worth visiting, not to mention even more wineries on the Old Mission Peninsula and tasting rooms in downtown Traverse City.

The Leelanau Peninsula is the western arm of Michigan’s lower peninsula surrounding Grand Traverse Bay. There are several fantastic things to do on the Leelanau Peninsula, including admiring stunning vistas of Lake Michigan at places like Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, visiting historic landmarks, communities, and lighthouses, and, of course, wine tasting.

Among the best Leelanau Peninsula Wineries is Black Star Farms Winery, located near Suttons Bay and approximately 20 minutes north of Traverse City proper. The Suttons Bay location is the original and flagship location of Black Star Farms’ Winery. It is also the site of our extraordinary Bed and Breakfast in Traverse City, itself an exceptional wine-country getaway.

If you’re looking for the ultimate summer getaway in Michigan this year, consider visiting our Bed and Breakfast in Traverse City and exploring the extraordinary Leelanau Peninsula wineries that call this area home. Book your room at our top-rated Bed and Breakfast in Michigan today! Read more

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! Read more