Located in picturesque Bear Lake and close to an abundance of outdoor activities and wineries. Bear Lake B&B offers a gourmet breakfast and five distinctive rooms to choose from. Experience all that a B&B should be! Come Relax, Taste and Explore!
Enjoy sunsets on Bear Lake, pleasant strolls on tree-lined streets, and quiet evenings on the large, covered wrap-around porch at Bear Lake Bed and Breakfast.
This historical home was built in 1906. It features five uniquely and comfortably appointed guest rooms and two fireplaces, one made from Petoskey stones.
A full gourmet breakfast is served in the Garden Room or on the wrap-around porch, weather permitting. We offer Tailgate and Sunset Picnics, Kayak Lunches and Romantic packages!
If you enjoy wine tasting or following our areas unique "Ale Trail", we have local venues to try.
Traverse City is 45 minutes away and offers a day of activities.
Come spend your summer or winter vacations, getaway weekends, retreats, family gatherings, anniversary or wedding celebrations at Bear Lake Bed and Breakfast.
RELAX. TASTE. EXPLORE!
Unique experiences at Bear Lake B&B
Experience downhill skiing at Crystal Mountain just minutes away. Cross-country ski or snow shoe some of the near by trails or Sleeping Bear Dunes area. Don't forget to order a Snow Shoe Picnic Package.
Ask the innkeepers to arrange a romantic horse-drawn sleigh ride nearby.
We are located minutes from some of Michigan's best golfing; Arcadia Bluffs, Manistee National and Crystal Mountain courses. Miles of biking/hiking or cross-country skiing/snow shoeing near by or at Sleeping Bear Dunes will fill your days. Kayaking, canoeing and boating/fishing Manistee River, Betsie River and Lake Michigan. Arrange for a take-along Picnic Package.
Craft Beer and Distillery
With the NEW North Channel Brewing opening in Manistee, Stormcloud Brewing Co. in Frankfort and Lake Ann Brewing Co. in Lake Ann, we have our own unique Ale Trail! Not to mention Michigan's first full line farm distillery, "soil to spirit" Iron Fish, located in Thompsonville, just minutes away!
Of course, one of Greg's gourmet breakfast would be a reason to stay at our B&B but we know our guests enjoy eating at some of the other fabulous eateries around the area. Distinctive dinning but still casual, The Glenwood, Arcadia Bluffs Golf Course and Blue Fish Kitchen & Bar. Additional fun and delightful eateries; Roadhouse Mexican Bar & Grill, Grille 44 and The Fusion to name a few. Yellow Dog Cafe for a great lunch!
Within minutes you can be enjoying award winning wines from Douglas Valley Winery & Ciders, Northern Natural Cider House & Winery and St. Ambrose Cellars, handcrafted Beer, Mead and Wine.
Bear Lake is an all-sports lake and great fishing with beaches for swimming and gorgeous sunsets! Ask about rentals of water toys. Enjoy beach walks along Lake Michigan, just a mere 5 miles to our west. Look for beach glass on the beaches or enjoy a Sunset Picnic!
Kayaking or canoeing Manistee River, Betsie or Platte River are all a great float. Ask the inn keepers about their "drop off" service to Manistee River. And don't forget to take one of their Picnic Packages for the river!