More of Michigan’s Best B&Bs – Part 5

Our member B&B’s are among the world’s finest — only better, because they are here in Pure Michigan. At each of them, you’ll experience touches of local color you won’t find anywhere else. Discover At Willow Pond B&B, Glen Arbor B&B and Voyager’s Inn B&B. Each is distinct from the other, yet each is distinctly Michigan.

At Willow Pond, Fenwick (SW)
At Willow Pond horseback

A handful of Michigan inns are worlds unto themselves. Take At Willow Pond B&B, for example, located in Fenwick just outside Greenville. Their hens freshly lay the eggs you’ll enjoy each morning. You can slather Claire’s hot-from-the-oven baked goods with honey from their own bees and jams from their own fruit. There are horses for riding, 25 acres of all-season grounds brimming with wildlife and trails, a stocked fish and swimming pond and a hot tub under the stars. Lest you picture a traditional farmhouse, picture instead a new and contemporary rustic wood-sided home complete with a real wood fireplace that crackles with warmth all winter long, WiFi throughout and satellite TV in four spacious guest rooms with private baths. It’s just an hour from Grand Rapids, Lansing and Mount Pleasant. What are you waiting for?

Glen Arbor B&B, Sleeping Bear Dunes Area, (NW)
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Glen Arbor Google Site MapIf you know Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, you only need to see this snip of Google map to envision the dunes and the water and the wonder that is the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore along the Leelanau Peninsula. When you visit this piece of paradise, named last year by “Good Morning America” viewers as the “most beautiful place in the U.S.”, why not make your vacation headquarters an inn that turns special into spectacular – an inn like Glen Arbor B&B? Its spacious rooms, decorated in sunny yellows and summer-sky blues, are designed to accommodate a range of guests from couples to families with older children. Set in the heart of the Village of Glen Arbor, it’s an easy walk to artisan shops, boutiques, galleries, pubs, fine dining, canoe liveries…. So what are you waiting for?

Voyager’s Inn, Three Rivers (SW)
Voyager's Inn music_parlor

With its massive oak and cherry pocket doors, hardwood floors, gingerbread scroll work and a grand staircase, Voyager’s Inn is a showcase of the Victorian era’s finest craftsmanship. Despite its historical roots, its amenities are state-of-the-art from private baths and WiFi throughout to luxury sheets, hypoallergenic bedding, cable TV and central air. Like the finest B&Bs everywhere, Voyager’s Inn serves complimentary hot and cold beverages around the clock as well as sweet treats in the Parlor every evening. (Nope. No extra charge.) Its signature breakfasts are legendary for fresh, local produce, dairy products and meats. Just minutes from Kalamazoo, the B&B is located on a friendly residential street in the small town of Three Rivers, where the St. Joseph River meets its tributaries — the Rocky and Portage rivers.

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These are just three of 100 Michigan inns that are quality-inspected members of the Michigan Lake to Lake B&B Association. Discover all the other wonderful places to stay and play on our website. You can count on them to deliver every measure of quality.