We can hardly wait for the busier season to hit up here on the Traverse Wine Coast. There are always plenty of things to do in Traverse City, no matter the season, but with warmer weather on the horizon, we’re dreaming of a new season of delicious tastings at all the best Michigan wineries. The best of them all, of course, is Black Star Farms.

Black Star Farms is one of the oldest and most award-winning Michigan wineries. Our flagship location is on the gorgeous Leelanau Peninsula near Suttons Bay, just a short drive north of downtown Traverse City. We also have a tasting room on the Mission Peninsula.

While you’re enjoying a wine tasting with us, we hope you’ll take the time to visit more of the exceptional Michigan wineries on the Leelanau Peninsula. It’s part of the greater Traverse Wine Coast and home to various Michigan wineries specializing in balanced, fruit-forward, and cold-climate-friendly wines.

While in the area, we invite you to join us at our Bed and Breakfast near Traverse City for some rest and relaxation. Our Inn is situated on 160 beautiful, serene acres. There’s plenty of onsite recreation to enjoy here, including hiking, biking, wine tasting, and more. We’ll also help you plan as many adventures as you’d like – including wine tasting at the top Leelanau Peninsula wineries. Book your room at our Bed and Breakfast near Traverse City today! Read more

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

Summer adventures are just around the corner. If you’re ready to make unforgettable memories and have plenty of fun adventures, then it’s time you experienced one of the top-rated Traverse City wineries, Black Star Farms. Black Star Farms, whose flagship location is just outside of downtown Traverse City on the Leelanau Peninsula, is a leading wine and culinary destination in Michigan.

Though there are plenty of great Traverse City wineries to enjoy on the Leelanau and Old Mission Peninsulas, not to mention in downtown Traverse City itself, nothing compares to the experience you’ll find at Black Star Farms. Whether joining us at our flagship Suttons Bay Tasting room or Old Mission tasting room, you’ll enjoy a unique wine-tasting experience. Don’t forget our fruit-based spirits made in our distillery, too!

Though Black Star Farms is one of the leading Traverse City wineries, a visit here is about so much more than the wine (and spirits!). You’ll also find an unparalleled opportunity for rest and relaxation at this top-rated Bed and Breakfast in Michigan. This unique estate sits on 160 gorgeous acres about 15 minutes from Traverse City, where you’ll find ample onsite recreation, unbeatable hospitality, and a truly restful destination with everything you need for a summer vacation.

If you’re ready to experience the best of Michigan’s Leelanau Peninsula, it’s time to visit Black Star Farms. Book your room at our top-rated Bed and Breakfast in Michigan today!

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As the largest city in northern Michigan, it’s probably no surprise that there are a lot of great things to do in Traverse City and the surrounding areas. From enjoying time spent on the stunning Grand Traverse Bay to wine tasting on the Leelanau Peninsula, which is located just north of the city, it’s truly a unique destination worth experiencing in 2023. Though summer is our peak travel season, you’ll find plenty of things to do in Traverse City and surrounding areas in all four seasons.

Whenever you visit, you can expect plenty of stunning natural beauty and warm hospitality, especially when you make our Bed and Breakfast in Traverse City your home away from home. Though we’re located just 13 miles north of the city, we offer a completely different an experience from traditional urban lodging. With an on-site winery, restaurant, and various activities at Black Star Farms, it’s easy to see why we’re often rated as one of the best places to stay in Traverse City and the surrounding area.

One of the key benefits of being 13 miles away from Traverse City is that we’re far enough away from the hustle and bustle of the city to relax, unwind, and enjoy the kind of getaway you deserve – yet we’re close enough for you to enjoy the best things to do in Traverse City, too. If you’re ready for the adventure of a lifetime, book your room at Black Star Farms, and discover why we’re considered one of the best places to stay in Traverse City! Read more