Michigan is home to more than 100 wineries across the state, and the Bay View Wine Trail features many of Northern Michigan’s best. The warm summer breezes from the Lake Michigan shoreline pair well with the grapes that flourish in the area. Here is an exclusive list of the best wineries to visit in the summer and special hospitality offers for your stay in Bay Harbor. These popular destinations are among America’s favorites and travel accommodations, so book up early. Start planning your visit now, there’s so much to do!
Mackinaw Trail Winery & Brewery
This 28-acre vineyard consists of a winery bistro and brewery. Perfect for food and wine pairings. Mackinaw Trail is one of the most awarded and recognized wineries in the state of Michigan.
Walloon Lake Winery
This newer winery is located on the farms along the Walloon Lake. They are focused on modern wine making from cold hardy grape varieties. Walloon Lake Winery has a unique tasting room made from all natural materials, most from right off the property.
This winery and tasting room is located on 190 acres with views of Lake Michigan as well as Walloon Lake. They offer both public and private reserved tastings and tours.
Maple Moon Sugarbush & Winery
Located in Petoskey, Michigan, Maple Moon turns their maple syrup into wine. This is America’s first and only Maple Winery. You won’t want to miss trying all kinds of maple treats.
Harbor Springs Vineyard & Winery at Pond Hill Farm
The whole family can enjoy this winery and farm. Located on the scenic Tunnel of Trees, this place is beautiful year round! Not only is this a winery but it also has a brewery, café and offers many events.
Crooked Vine Vineyard & Winery
This family owned winery grows quality grapes with the new American Viticultural Area. They produced wines with a sense of place and balance that you will have to try for yourself!
Petoskey Farms Vineyard & Winery
Located just 3 miles outside of Downtown Petoskey, you can taste the local grapes and other fruits at Petoskey Farms. This 22-acre property has a beautiful countryside view. Buy a special local bottle of wine to take some of this place home with you.
Located along five miles of Pristine Lake Michigan shoreline, Bay Harbor is an idyllic resort community in the heart of it all. Located just minutes from both downtown Petoskey and downtown Charlevoix, Bay Harbor grants residents and visitors the chance to really experience the Northern Michigan area.
Start to plan your Bay Harbor summer vacation in advance to make sure you have a spot during this busy time of the year.
While you’re here, stay at The Inn at Bay Harbor or the Bay Harbor Village Hotel after your fun filled day touring the vineyards of Northern Michigan. The Inn at Bay Harbor is a Marriot Autograph Collection resort recognized for its waterfront and excellent service. The amenities here are endless. The Bay Harbor Village Hotel is right in the heart of the Village at Bay Harbor, full of boutique shops and restaurants. Experiencing the charming and luxurious community of Bay Harbor, Michigan is something you will never forget. Come and see for yourself.
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