Suttons Bay lies midway up the eastern shore of the Leelanau Peninsula. This year 'round coastal village has a quality all its' own...specialty shops, galleries, unique dining experiences, B&B's and historic inns make this a truly "walkable village". Marina Park is an ideal spot for a family day at the beach. The schoolship schooner the Inland Seas, is docked on the south side of the marina. If you haven't experienced the joy of being on a true old schooner this is your opportunity. You will learn to love the water while learning about the water at the same time!
With hiking trails at Bahle Park and the TART Trail on the edge of town, you can bike, hike and run to your hearts content. If golfing is your love, you will not find better courses anywhere in Michigan! Courses designed for the novice to the scratch golfer await you here in Leelanau county!
Our school system is next to none. We offer a wide variety of educational services to fit the needs of every student. Beginning with our infant program right up to our state of the art High School, Suttons Bay will tailor an education to fit your students needs. Along with top notch educational courses, we offer a comprehensive Creative Arts program that gives our students the chance to show off their talents in music, theater, photgraphy, art and more. A well rounded educational experience may also include sports and Suttons Bay has many to choose from including football, basketball, baseball, cross-country, track, soccer, golf and more.
Surrounded by rolling vineyards you will find yourself in the heart of Michigan wine country. Throughout the year there are a great many "wine events" that include the Northport Wine Festival and special weekend wine activities such as the popular "Toast of the Season" wine event. It makes for an outstanding day driving our majestic peninsula and visiting the many wineries that now call Leelanau Peninsula their home.
There are excellent physicians, dentists and orthodontists right in our community, and the renowned Munson Medical Center is just a short drive to Traverse City, offering state of the art medical care.
If you are in the market for housing, your choices are immense! From the darling little cottage on the lake, to the breathtaking home down the lane from there, and everything in between. Coldwell Banker Schmidt realtors are experts in their field and available to help make the purchase of the "perfect place" a dream come true.
So pick your adventure...golf, shop, spend a day at the beach, savor the local fare and award winning wines. Take your time... catch your breath ..relax and come to find out what those of us who live here already know, it is possible to find a bit of paradise on Earth! You can too!