There are many reasons to make the Leelanau Peninsula your go-to romantic getaway in Michigan. Not only do we offer exceptional wine tasting onsite, but we also host one of the best Traverse City Restaurants, and with just ten rooms at our Inn, we offer a quiet, secluded place to call your own for a few days of bliss, too.

We’ve long been considered one of the best Michigan wineries, but we are truly so much more than a wine-focused getaway. One of the many pleasures of visiting with us is dining at Bistro Polaris, our onsite restaurant. With a creative focus that is seasonal and locally sourced, one meal is all it will take for you to agree that Bistro Polaris is one of the best Traverse City Restaurants.

Black Star Farms is a true destination for romantic getaways, and it’s conveniently located in the heart of the Leelanau Peninsula and only a 15-minute drive from downtown Traverse City. Sip wine, dine with us, wander the trails, enjoy tranquil time in nature, and unwind in ways you simply can’t do at home. With so much right here on our property, it’s easy to see why we’ve been rated one of the best places to stay in Traverse City!

As you leave the city behind and drive onto our 160-acre winery estate, you’ll see why our out-of-town location is perfect for romantic getaways. Isn’t it time you discovered why the Leelanau Peninsula is one of the best places to stay near Traverse City? Book your room now! Read more

If you’re looking for a fantastic wine-forward getaway this fall, there’s no better place to end up than the delightful Suttons Bay wineries. Suttons Bay is located just north of Traverse City on the stunning Leelanau Peninsula – not just one of the prettiest places to visit in Michigan this fall but also the home to one of the best Traverse City wineries, Black Star Farms.

Of course, while you’re enjoying a tasting or two at Black Star Farms and other Suttons Bay wineries this fall, we hope you take the time to enjoy the explosion of color and other things to do in the Leelanau Peninsula. Visiting this wine and outdoor-loving destination is one of the best things to do in Traverse City.

While you’re enjoying the best of the Leelanau Peninsula and the Suttons Bay wineries you’ll find here, we hope you’ll take a few moments for rest and relaxation at our top-rated Bed and Breakfast on the Leelanau Peninsula. We’re located 12 miles up the Leelanau Peninsula from downtown Traverse City and offer guests an unparalleled escape.

With ten guest rooms, an onsite tasting room for one of the best Suttons Bay Wineries, and an exquisite onsite restaurant, Bistro Polaris, it’s no wonder our Bed and Breakfast on the Leelenau Peninsula is rated as one of the best places to stay in Traverse City. Book your room today! Read more