This clean and comfortable craftsman style home in Empire, MI, is in the heart of beautiful Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, 24 miles west of downtown Traverse City and 126 miles from Mackinaw City.
We are located within walking/biking distance of Lake Michigan beaches, the Sleeping Bear Dunes Visitor Center, and Sleeping Bear Heritage bicycle trail. Kayak, canoe, and paddle board rentals are available in Empire.
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is known for its beautiful views and scenic hiking trails. While vacationing here be sure to visit the Dune Climb, Empire Bluff, Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive, North Bar Lake, Glen Arbor, Cannery Boathouse Museum, Point Betsy, and go rafting down the gentle Platte River.
Our other favorite places are the Cherry Republic House, the Boonedocks outside eatery/wine and live music restaurant, the Compass Rose Bakery and the Leelanau Coffee Roasting Co., all in friendly, nearby Glen Arbor.
We have several returning guests that stay with us each year that realize it is a great home away from home and they reserve their date for the next year. During the month of July and August we require a 7 night stay. Check in is at 1600 hours on Saturday and check out is by 1100 hours on the following Saturday. We take reservations 1 year in advance. Please don't procrastinate and lose your vacation date to stay with us, click on our calendar for 2020 available dates ❤️. We would love to have you join the Wine & Coffee House LLC guest family.
Hurry and book your vacation now for 2020 with us. Each weekly rental guests will get their own assigned passcode to access the home. This means no worry of house keys during your stay. A special bottle of wine will await you. Bottled water will be in the fridge to get you started.