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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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Relax and Enjoy

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
Cindy R
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Millington, Michigan
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Millington, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

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
11 helpful votes 11 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
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
5 helpful votes 5 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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East Lansing, Michigan
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158 reviews 158 reviews
18 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We often wander around Suttons Bay when we stay at Black Star Farms, which is right down the road a bit. We've eaten at several of the restaurants, always with good results, and have visited most of the shops. There is a great shop that sells outdoor stuff for your garden. I think we've probably bought 4-5 cat related things... More 

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Norton Shores, Michigan
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

What a wonderful experience - park your car and walk around visiting all the small independent shops...awesome stories from the owners. We ate at Boone's Prime Time...star was fun and food was good.

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New Orleans, Louisiana, Usa
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204 reviews 204 reviews
60 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Nothing in the world is a beautiful as norther MI in the summer/Fall. Incredible views and color. Suttons Bay is a must on the circle tour and is so wonderful. A must for anybody who is visiting Mi.

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Oakland County, Michigan
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151 reviews 151 reviews
42 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Suttons Bay is your typical, little up-north town with unique gift shops and restaurants. Allow an hour to walk and browse, before heading to the next winery on the trail.

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michigan
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Great place to take a walk down the main street and visit the many small shoppes. Nice little restaurants to have a meal.

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