Guidebook for Frankfort

Julia
Guidebook for Frankfort

Food Scene

Good beer, fun, outdoor seating.
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Stormcloud Brewing Company
303 Main St
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Good beer, fun, outdoor seating.
Great food and cocktails.
23 locals raden deze aan
Birch & Maple
727 Main St
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Great food and cocktails.
17 locals raden deze aan
A Papano's Pizza
13033 Cadillac Hwy
17 locals raden deze aan
Seafood
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Coho Cafe
320 Main St
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Seafood
Our favorite spot for coffee and a breakfast sandwich! They also serve donuts, fresh-baked bread, and lunch! Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.
23 locals raden deze aan
Crescent Bakery and Cafe
404 Main St
23 locals raden deze aan
Our favorite spot for coffee and a breakfast sandwich! They also serve donuts, fresh-baked bread, and lunch! Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.
Wifi
21 locals raden deze aan
Petals & Perks
429 Main St
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Wifi
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Dinghy's Restaurant & Bar
415 Main St
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Take out fish and BBQ. They'll also smoke fish that you've caught.
Port City Smokehouse
1000 Main St
Take out fish and BBQ. They'll also smoke fish that you've caught.
Deli
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L'Chayim Delicatessen
318 Main St
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Deli
Outdoor seating that overlooks the Betsie Bay Marina. My mom LOVES the perch fish and chips. Go for the outdoor seating and view of Betsie Lake.
8 locals raden deze aan
Villa Marine Bar & Grill
228 Main St
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Outdoor seating that overlooks the Betsie Bay Marina. My mom LOVES the perch fish and chips. Go for the outdoor seating and view of Betsie Lake.
Ice Cream. Serves Moomer's Ice Cream (a renowned Traverse City favorite!)
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The Scoop of Frankfort
321 Main St
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Ice Cream. Serves Moomer's Ice Cream (a renowned Traverse City favorite!)
ice cream
The Cool Spot
306 Main St
ice cream
Ice cream, chocolate and fudge. You can't vacation in northern Michigan without fudge!
10 locals raden deze aan
Kilwin's of Frankfort
413 Main St
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Ice cream, chocolate and fudge. You can't vacation in northern Michigan without fudge!
Classic soft-serve shack.
Frankfort Dairy Maid
1017-1021 Forest Ave
Classic soft-serve shack.
Mexican Bar and Grill. Margaritas and outdoor seating. Check out Fish Taco Fridays.
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Road House
1058 Michigan Ave
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Mexican Bar and Grill. Margaritas and outdoor seating. Check out Fish Taco Fridays.
EXCELLENT ice cream! (probably my favorite) combined with cute little florist and home decor shop. (Also a great reward for the winner of nearby miniature golf.)
8 locals raden deze aan
Hill Top Soda Shoppe
7117 South St
8 locals raden deze aan
EXCELLENT ice cream! (probably my favorite) combined with cute little florist and home decor shop. (Also a great reward for the winner of nearby miniature golf.)

Sightseeing

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Point Betsie Lighthouse
3701 Point Betsie Rd
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Alpacas are cute!
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Crystal Lake Alpacas
4907 River Rd
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Alpacas are cute!

Parks & Nature

Elberta Dunes South Natural Area (EDNA)
1200-1204 Frankfort Ave
7 locals raden deze aan
A must! Iconic postcard views of the dunes and Lake Michigan. Kids will love the dune climb. If you plan to hike all the way to the lake, go early in the day and bring water!
305 locals raden deze aan
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
9922 W Front St
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A must! Iconic postcard views of the dunes and Lake Michigan. Kids will love the dune climb. If you plan to hike all the way to the lake, go early in the day and bring water!
Beautiful views of Betsie Bay and boats and a cool playground. There is often live music and/or farmer's markets here on summer weekends.
Frankfort Mineral Springs
630 Main St
Beautiful views of Betsie Bay and boats and a cool playground. There is often live music and/or farmer's markets here on summer weekends.
Porch-style beach swings for adults. The BEST way to watch a sunset!
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Frankfort Public Beach And Playground
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Porch-style beach swings for adults. The BEST way to watch a sunset!
Less crowded but more difficult to access.
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Elberta Beach (Ebeach)
Bye Road
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Less crowded but more difficult to access.
Lake Michigan too cold? Try inland Crystal Lake! This small beach is accessible from Frankfort by car or via the Betsie Valley Trail and includes a playground, restrooms, and there's an ice cream shop right around the corner. (Beware of "swimmer's itch" in late summer)
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Beulah Public Beach
139 Lake St
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Lake Michigan too cold? Try inland Crystal Lake! This small beach is accessible from Frankfort by car or via the Betsie Valley Trail and includes a playground, restrooms, and there's an ice cream shop right around the corner. (Beware of "swimmer's itch" in late summer)
Dune hikes
23 locals raden deze aan
Arcadia Dunes: The C.S. Mott Nature Preserve
7292 Swamp Rd
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Dune hikes

Essentials

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Family Fare Supermarket
1002 Forest Ave
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Corner Drug of Frankfort
401 Main St
Drug Store
More than just a hardware store...
Frankfort Hardware Inc
15 N Main St
More than just a hardware store...
Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital: Emergency Room
224 Park Ave

Entertainment & Activities

Watch for film festivals and contests
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The Garden Theater
301 Main St
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Watch for film festivals and contests
library, computers, printers available (15c/page), childrens' programs.
Benzie Shores District Library
630 Main St
library, computers, printers available (15c/page), childrens' programs.
Mini golf! a northern Michigan family tradition!
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Crystal Falls Mini Golf & Ice Cream Shop
1405 Michigan Ave
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Mini golf! a northern Michigan family tradition!
Rent Bikes, kayaks, SUP boards... They also rent bike carriages for young children.
14 locals raden deze aan
Crystal Lake Adventure Sports
312 Main St
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Rent Bikes, kayaks, SUP boards... They also rent bike carriages for young children.
Tube, kayak, canoe, or SUP the Platte river. Rentals available here.
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Honor Trading Post
8294 Deadstream Rd
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Tube, kayak, canoe, or SUP the Platte river. Rentals available here.
A round of golf here is pricey but the views are absolutely breathtaking!
44 locals raden deze aan
Arcadia Bluffs Golf Club
14710 Northwood Hwy
44 locals raden deze aan
A round of golf here is pricey but the views are absolutely breathtaking!
Drive-in Movie Theater! (Summer Only)
76 locals raden deze aan
Cherry Bowl Drive-In Theatre
9812 Honor Hwy
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Drive-in Movie Theater! (Summer Only)
Canoe, Kayak, tube the Platte.
58 locals raden deze aan
Riverside Canoe Trips
5042 N Scenic Hwy
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Canoe, Kayak, tube the Platte.

Arts & Culture

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Interlochen Center for the Arts
4000 J. Maddy Pkwy
117 locals raden deze aan
Outdoor performances occur at the end of July, right across the street from the cottage at Tank Hill! More info at lakesideshakespeare.org
Lakeside Shakespeare Theater
188 Park Ave
Outdoor performances occur at the end of July, right across the street from the cottage at Tank Hill! More info at lakesideshakespeare.org
Benzie Area Symphony Orchestra
8685 4th Ave
27 locals raden deze aan
Gwen Frostic Prints
5140 River Rd
27 locals raden deze aan

Shopping

Lynn and Perin Mercantile, Co
433 Main St
Gourmet Food Gifts.
Antiques
EKlekTikA
735 Main St
Antiques