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Suttons Bay

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Address: Traverse City, MI
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Activities: Driving, Shopping
Description: An area of upscale shopping along a scenic route.

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Cute town

We stopped and shopped, enjoyed the view of the Bay and ate at a nice bar/grill with good food and outside sitting!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Betsy N
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Plainfield, Illinois
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Plainfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We stopped and shopped, enjoyed the view of the Bay and ate at a nice bar/grill with good food and outside sitting!

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Lowell, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I love this M-22 drive from Traverse up to Sutton's Bay along the water. when You get there, if you like garden stuff it's a must stop. cute little shops in this town, and a nice little tavern, where we had asparagus and morel soup!

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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Was a very nice and cute town to pass thru on our way to the light house. The Ice Cream Factory had to be a perfect stop. Would like to go back and visit for part of a day.

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Warsaw, Indiana
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We stopped here while on our way north to the Lighthouse. The ladies enjoyed the shops and we enjoyed walking down to the water front and going to 45th Parallel for coffee.

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Plymouth, Mi.
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75 reviews 75 reviews
16 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We happened to be in the area when there was a festival. There was entertainment along with some excellent food and libations available for tasting. It was a warm day and perfect for a celebration. Parking was ample even though we had to walk a block or so. It's a way to try different vinyards & brewery's all in one... More 

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Millington, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Cute little town that is worth the drive. A nice place for a relaxing stroll and to enjoy beautiful Traverse Bay.

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Traverse City, Michigan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

great little shops, close to wineries, great places to eat. Its a fun place to take visitors to our area. parking can be tight and M22 can be a drag to drive with traffic

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Kewadin, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Suttons Bay is so wonderful. My family and I have been going to 45th Parallel for years. I really enjoy their egg, cheese & turkey sausage sandwich. Proportions are pretty big - so unless you have a HUNGRY appetite, plan on sharing - especially with the pancakes! Great access to the water with a full-equipped park. I love spending time... More 

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Bay Area California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Artsy village on the Bay. It's a bit out of the way, but worth the drive. Many art shops with unusual pieces. Good for finding "just the right thing".

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Shhhhh! Don't tell anybody about how cute and picturesque Sutton's Bay is. And WE drove thru there in JANUARY!!! We often drive around areas where we vacation (in this case, Traverse City), and try to find interesting and scenic places. The Drive ALONE was a satisfying use of our time, and we could easily imagine ourselves staying in Sutton's Bay... More 

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