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There are over 50 lakes in the area. We have listed just a few for your boating and watersport pleasure.  Be sure to check out the Traverse City Visitors Bureau at:  http://www.mytraversecity.com

 
*Parasail! - Breathtaking aerial views of the fabulous Traverse City Bay Area.  Fun, safe and exciting for the whole family, regardless of age or skills.
      - Traverse Bay Parasail        10 miles              (888) 838-UFLY
      Traverse City, MI  http://www.TBParasail.com
 

*Charter Fishing near Rivendell House
 
*Beaches, boating and water sports
    - Long Lake                     2 miles                                      --
    - Empire public beach       17 miles                                     --
    - Old Mission beach          23 miles                                    --
    - Crystal lake                    24 miles                                     --
    - Grand Traverse Bay       10 miles                                     --   
    - Glen Arbor                    18 miles                                     --
 
*Boat & Jet Ski Rental
    www.SunsetWatersports.com  will deliver             (231)932-1800
       Traverse City & Glen Arbor
    - Sail & Power                 will deliver                      (231)929-1717
       13255 S. West Bay Shore Dr.
       Traverse City, Mi
    
*Boat Cruises
    - Manitou Island Transit    13 miles                          (231)256-2601
       P.O Box 591                                                       (231)256-9061
       Leland, MI. 49654 
    - Malabar ETC                 11 miles                          (231)941-2000
      13390 S. West bay Shore Dr.
      Traverse City, Mi. 49684
   
*Canoeing & Tubing 
    -Platte River                      25 miles                          (231)325-5622
      Riverside Canoe Trips                                            (231)882-4072 
    -Alvinas Canoe & Boat     15 miles                          (231)941-1730
      6470 Betsie River Rd.
      Interlochen, MI. 49643
    -Chippewa Landing           32 miles                          (231)839-5511
      Manistee River                                                       (231)334-3090
      Manton, MI.
    -Glen Arbor                      18 miles                          (231)334-3090 
      True North General Store
      Crystal River
    -Riverside Canoe Trips     19 miles                           (231)325-5622
     10 miles south of Empire
 
*Balloon Rides
    - Grand Traverse Balloon                                    (231)947-7433
       232 E. Front St.
 
*Churches
     - Lake Ann United             5 miles                      (231)275-7236
      Metodist  6583 1st
      Lake Ann, Mi. 49650 
    - Woodside Wesleyan       4 miles                       (231)275-7763
       6789 Sweet Lake Rd.
       Lake Ann, Mi. 49650
    - Long Lake Friends          2.5 miles                    (231)946-5289
      4172 Church Rd.
 
*Shopping
    - Grand Traverse Mall        10 miles                    (231)929-2177
       3200 South Airport Rd.
       Traverse City, Mi. 49684
 
*Movies/Cinema
     - Cherrybowl Drive-In      14 miles                     (231)325-3413
        9812 Honor Hwy.
        Honor, Mi. 49640
     - Horizon Cinemas            10 miles                     (231)933-6394
       3585 Marketplace Cir.
       Traverse City, Mi. 49684
     - Grand Traverse Mall       10 miles                     (231)922-7722
        3200 South Airport Rd. W.
        Traverse City, Mi. 49684
 
*Concerts
     - Interlochen Center for      8 miles                      (231)276-7200
     
*Dining 
      - Mistwood Golf Course   4 miles                      (231)275-5500
         7568 Sweet Lake Rd.
         Lake Ann, Mi. 49650
      - Lake Ann Cafe               2 miles                      (231)275-7082
         6535 First
         Lake Ann, Mi. 49650
      - Lake Ann Pizza               2 miles                      (231)275-6660
         6551 First
         Lake Ann, Mi. 49650
      - Hayloft Inn                      5 miles                      (231)941-0832
         5100 E. Traverse Hwy. M-72
         Traverse City, Mi. 49684
      - Boone Docks                  18 miles                    (231)334-3950
         5858 S. Manitou Blvd.
         Glen Arbor, MI.
      - Fresh Water Lodge         10 miles                    (231)932-4694
         13840 S.West-Bay Shore Dr.
         Traverse City, Mi. 49684
      - Earth & Hearth                7 miles                      (231)276-9105
         2515 M-137 South
         Interlochen, Mi. 49643
      - Boone's Long Lake Inn    7 miles                      (231)946-3991
         7208 Secor
         Traverse City, Mi. 49684
      - Giovanni's Restaurant       8 miles                      (231)276-6244
         9205 U.S. 31 South
         Interlochen, Mi. 49643
      - La Senorita's                    9 miles                      (231)946-4545
         2455 N. U.S. 31 South
         Traverse City, Mi. 49684
    
*Fishing (too many to list, here are a few)
       - Long Lake                      2 miles
       - Grand Traverse Bay       10 miles
       - Lake Michigan (Empire) 17 miles
       - Lake Ann                       3 miles
 
* Golfing
       - Mistwood Golf Course   4 miles                        (231)275-5500
          7568 Sweet Lake Rd.
          Lake Ann, Mi. 49650
       - Cedar Hills Golf Course  5 miles                        (231)947-8237
          Traverse City, Mi. 49684
       - Dunes Golf Club             10 miles                      (231)326-5390
          Empire, MI.
       - Crystal Lake Golf Club   22 miles                      (231)882-4061
          8493 Fairway Dr.
          Beulah, Mi. 49617
       - Sugar Loaf Resort           20 miles                      (231)228-5461
          4500 Sugar Loaf Mtn. Rd.
       - Crystal Mountain Resort  27 miles                      (231)378-2000
          12500 Crystal Mtn. Dr.
          Thompsonville, MI 49683
 
* See the Traverse City Beach Bums