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Blue Lakes By the Bay Transportation

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Blue Lakes By the Bay is Northern Michigan’s premier wine tour company. We offer both private and public join in tours. Our public wine tours depart weekly for Old Mission and Leelanau Peninsulas. Our Public tours are a fun way to visit the...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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2528 Preston Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-6962
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+1 231-932-1065
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank you Blue Lakes by the Bay for professional service to Crystal Mountain for a meeting! We used your service to arrange transportation from Traverse City and you were great to work with. A number of our guests had their flight grounded in Chicago and...More

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Ryan C, Manager at Blue Lakes By the Bay Transportation, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Jessica & Lauren, Thank you for the kind words. We hope you enjoyed your time here in Northeren Michigan.

Reviewed September 24, 2018

Scheduled our third annual "Libation Tour" for our police conference and, once again, had an awesome experience. Our driver/guide Drew was fantastic!! He gave us very useful suggestions and was quite the entertaining guy. We will definitely request Drew next year!!

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Ryan C, Manager at Blue Lakes By the Bay Transportation, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Hello Nancy, Thank you for the kind words, I will be sure to share this with Drew.

Reviewed August 3, 2018

We have hosted an annual event while at a conference in Traverse City for the past 18 years. Blue Lakes by the Bay has been our choice for transport to and from our destination. They have confirmed details, communicated well and quickly responded to any...More

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Reviewed June 8, 2018

Used Blue Lakes over 5 times now for a large 30+ person annual event. Incredible staff. World class owner/operator. And Drew is THE BEST hoat you could ask for. Goes out of his way to make sure you have nothing but a memorable and amazing...More

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Reviewed June 7, 2018

It was the best thing we did. We needed to get rides to and from TVC. The driver was prompt, fun and gracious. Glad we waited to tip on our own. He was so friendly and helped with the baggage. I will recommend the business...More

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Reviewed May 26, 2018

We rented the limo bus for our annual wine weekend, our driver Bill was wonderful! He took our pictures, very patient, helpful, kind and caring. The limo bus was clean and spacious! We rented from another company last year and felt very rushed...not with Blue...More

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Ryan C, Manager at Blue Lakes By the Bay Transportation, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Thanks for the kind words Kay

Reviewed September 19, 2017

We used the Blue Lakes Charter for a trip out to the wineries and the lighthouse. They are the best with knowledgeable drivers and beautiful clean modern buses. The Best!

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Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

My sisters and I were EXTREMELY unimpressed by this company, we booked months in advance expecting a guided tour on somewhat of a party bus, instead we got a taxi service between 3 places and they werent the popular wineries at all, instead they were...More

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Ryan C, Manager at Blue Lakes By the Bay Transportation, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2017

Hello Jennifer, Thank you for your review, I apologize that we did not meet your expectations. If you could please call our office or send me an email with more details, we can find out more about your tour and what we can do differently....More

Reviewed June 20, 2017

Blue Lakes was great to work with from the moment we found them. They picked us up (24 of us) from Harrison Michigan and took us to 3 wineries and 2 breweries in the Traverse City area. The office staff as well as our driver,...More

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Reviewed June 14, 2017

Excellent service as always, clean and modern bus, comfortable seating, everything you would want or expect. The highlight was the Driver, this is the second time we have had Trudy and quite frankly we are going to request her from here on out. Trudy is...More

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Gwen M
September 17, 2015|
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Response from BytheBay T | Property representative |
Gwen, We do have group tours you could join that would keep the cost down to $59.00 per person for a 4 hour tour. That is for a public tour. We also do private tours. The tasting fees are the paid by the guests who are... More
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Gwen M
September 17, 2015|
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Hey, We offer public and private wine tours and craft beer tours. The public tours run 7 days a week and we would pick you up from any of the local Traverse City hotels. During the tour you get to visit 4-5 different... More
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