Summer Vacations in Beautiful Northwest Michigan

There is so much to do and so much to see during summer in Michigan’s Northwest Lower Peninsula. Below are photos to give you an idea of all the great summer experiences to be enjoyed by all. Benzie is home to small cities such as Frankfort and quaint villages such as Elberta, Beulah, Honor and Thompsonville. Each area has its own appeal and you will find lodging choices in any of these areas to fit any budget.


Stay in a Cozy place with a view or Charter Fish on Lake Michigan.

Explore trails in our Parks and play Golf at one of our 8 courses

Take in a sunset over Frankfort Harbor or view the night stars and Milky Way.

Picnic, soak up the sun, or just stroll along the on the shoreline at Peterson Beach which is part of  Sleeping Bear Dunes. Enjoy cuisine from  great chefs. Our Dining page can help in your selection. Ride the Crystal Coaster or rent a Canoe or Kayak  to enjoy the rivers and see the wildlife.


Bring your boat or rent a boat and enjoy summer water sports on our lakes. Celebrate Independance Day in Benzie.

Family reunions, weddings, and friends all gather – pamper yourself at one of our Spas, explore historic buildings in the area, or play at a waterpark with the family.


Stay in Benzie this summer and play in the water, sand and parks.