Guidebook for Elberta/Frankfort and surrounding area

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Guidebook for Elberta/Frankfort and surrounding area

Food Scene

A good family restaurant. Indoor and outdoor seating.
Mayfair Tavern
515 Frankfort Avenue
A good family restaurant. Indoor and outdoor seating.
Great for breakfast.
Lighthouse Cafe
735 Frankfort Avenue
Great for breakfast.
Great Pizza!
A Papano's Pizza
334 Main Street
Great Pizza!
If you're in the mood for Asian cuisine. My husband and his brother would recommend the Tour of Tokyo!
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The Fusion
300 Main Street
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If you're in the mood for Asian cuisine. My husband and his brother would recommend the Tour of Tokyo!
Pizza and microbrewery.
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Stormcloud Brewing Company
303 Main Street
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Pizza and microbrewery.
Best donuts and breakfast sandwiches! You will not be disappointed.
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Crescent Bakery and Cafe
404 Main Street
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Best donuts and breakfast sandwiches! You will not be disappointed.
Good Mexican food with outdoor seating. Get there early weekends during peak season or you will wait.
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Road House
1058 Benzie Hwy
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Good Mexican food with outdoor seating. Get there early weekends during peak season or you will wait.
Everything cherry!! A must visit! There is a store with samples, a restaurant and a wine tasting room.
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Cherry Republic | Glen Arbor
6026 South Lake Street
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Everything cherry!! A must visit! There is a store with samples, a restaurant and a wine tasting room.
New in 2018.
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Birch & Maple
727 Main St
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New in 2018.
Best homemade ice cream. A little bit of a drive from the cottage, but so worth it!
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Hill Top Soda Shoppe
7117 South St
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Best homemade ice cream. A little bit of a drive from the cottage, but so worth it!
Homemade chocolates. A fun stop!
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Grocer's Daughter Chocolate
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Homemade chocolates. A fun stop!

Parks & Nature

Use or kayaks or rent canoes or tubes and float down the Platte River.
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Riverside Canoe Trips
5042 North Scenic Highway
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Use or kayaks or rent canoes or tubes and float down the Platte River.
From the cottage, take Crapo toward the bay, turn left. Turn left again atthe sign that says ”beach” with a big finger pointing to the left. It is just after the Trick Dog which is a neat art gallery
Elberta
From the cottage, take Crapo toward the bay, turn left. Turn left again atthe sign that says ”beach” with a big finger pointing to the left. It is just after the Trick Dog which is a neat art gallery
Circumnavigate the bay to the south. There you will find the town of Frankfort. There are more people at this beach than there is at Elberta beach.
Frankfort Avenue
Circumnavigate the bay to the south. There you will find the town of Frankfort. There are more people at this beach than there is at Elberta beach.
A great place to ski.
The Homestead
1 Woodridge Road
A great place to ski.
A great place to ski. In the summer they have an alpine slide.
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Crystal Mountain
12500 Crystal Mountain Drive
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A great place to ski. In the summer they have an alpine slide.
A great and fairly easy hike. The view of Lake Michigan at the top is fantastic.
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Empire Bluff Trailhead
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A great and fairly easy hike. The view of Lake Michigan at the top is fantastic.
Has multiple trails and a nice scenic outlook.
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Alligator Hill Trail
Stocking Road
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Has multiple trails and a nice scenic outlook.

Sightseeing

Always fun to climb the dunes and run back down! In the winter you can sled down!
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Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
6748 South Dune Highway
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Always fun to climb the dunes and run back down! In the winter you can sled down!
A great drive and scenic lookouts. Great for taking photos and getting a good look at the dunes.
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Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive
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A great drive and scenic lookouts. Great for taking photos and getting a good look at the dunes.
A great light house and lots of beautiful rocks on the shoreline.
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Point Betsie Lighthouse
3701 Point Betsie Road
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A great light house and lots of beautiful rocks on the shoreline.
A great hike!
Pyramid Point
A great hike!

Everything Else

A smaller lake fed by Lake Michigan. The water is generally warmer and less people.
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North Bar Lake
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A smaller lake fed by Lake Michigan. The water is generally warmer and less people.
Great ice cream!
The Scoop of Frankfort
321 Main Street
Great ice cream!
Just be careful if you swim here. Its know for swimmers itch.
Crystal Lake
Just be careful if you swim here. Its know for swimmers itch.
Movie theater.
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The Garden Theater
301 Main Street
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Movie theater.

Essentials

Closest grocery store.
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Family Fare Supermarket
1002 Forest Avenue
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Closest grocery store.
A grocery store that also has home goods.
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Shop-N-Save
1747 Benzie Highway
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A grocery store that also has home goods.

Shopping

A small town with great shops all with walking distance from each other.
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Glen Arbor
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A small town with great shops all with walking distance from each other.

Arts & Culture

As a well-known author and lecturer Gwen shared her observations of the universe/nature through poems, lectures and her famous prints.
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Gwen Frostic Prints
5140 River Rd
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As a well-known author and lecturer Gwen shared her observations of the universe/nature through poems, lectures and her famous prints.