Guidebook for Frankfort

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Guidebook for Frankfort

Food Scene
wonderful oriental food, nice view of bay!
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The Fusion
300 Main Street
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wonderful oriental food, nice view of bay!
Historic fun cherry hut! Try Cherry salad sandwich, pie ala mode, and cherry ale. Menu is made every year with names of your workers...most of seasonal college students from all over. Good family site!
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The Cherry Hut
211 North Michigan Avenue
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Historic fun cherry hut! Try Cherry salad sandwich, pie ala mode, and cherry ale. Menu is made every year with names of your workers...most of seasonal college students from all over. Good family site!
Historic bed/breakfast, great wine cellar and good food. Great buffet (10-1) on Sunday for $15
Hotel Frankfort & Restaurant
231 Main St
Historic bed/breakfast, great wine cellar and good food. Great buffet (10-1) on Sunday for $15
New owners but same great fun relaxed atmosphere of rustic old shed. The pasta doubles are a great deal. Bourst soup is the best. 11-2 daily they have a make your own bloody mary bar! Great veggie choices!
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Cabbage Shed
198 Frankfort Avenue
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New owners but same great fun relaxed atmosphere of rustic old shed. The pasta doubles are a great deal. Bourst soup is the best. 11-2 daily they have a make your own bloody mary bar! Great veggie choices!
Best breakfast site! Small cafe.
Lighthouse Cafe
735 Frankfort Avenue
Best breakfast site! Small cafe.
Outstanding Mexican restaurant with fun outdoor seating! Very popular, so expect a wait, but best prices for great food and don't miss out on a pitcher of margarita!
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Road House
1058 Benzie Hwy
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Outstanding Mexican restaurant with fun outdoor seating! Very popular, so expect a wait, but best prices for great food and don't miss out on a pitcher of margarita!
Carries local Moomers icecream.
The Scoop of Frankfort
321 Main Street
Carries local Moomers icecream.
Was the Bayview, but new owners and amazing culinary experience for this small town!!!! I had the waffles and chicken with a caramel/maple sauce. WOW!!! Pricey, but worth every penny!
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Birch & Maple
727 Main St
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Was the Bayview, but new owners and amazing culinary experience for this small town!!!! I had the waffles and chicken with a caramel/maple sauce. WOW!!! Pricey, but worth every penny!
Homemade ice cream! Absolutely worth the drive to this out of way spot! It is the best ice cream around.
Hill Top Soda Shoppe
7117 South St
Homemade ice cream! Absolutely worth the drive to this out of way spot! It is the best ice cream around.
Great family restaurant! Try the old fashion drivein with classic rootbeer floats and coney island hotdogs.
A&W Restaurant
21 Lake St
Great family restaurant! Try the old fashion drivein with classic rootbeer floats and coney island hotdogs.
Drinks & Nightlife
Local brew, brick oven pizza, and live music. Always very busy.
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Stormcloud Brewing Company
303 Main Street
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Local brew, brick oven pizza, and live music. Always very busy.
One of the very best restaurants around for seafood!
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The Manitou
4349 North Scenic Highway
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One of the very best restaurants around for seafood!
Parks & Nature
Sites to hike: Dune climb Pier Stocking trail Platte River Park at Lake Michigan Empire Bluff trial Pyramid Point trail Alligator trail
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Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
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Sites to hike: Dune climb Pier Stocking trail Platte River Park at Lake Michigan Empire Bluff trial Pyramid Point trail Alligator trail
Nice public beach on Crystal Lake with tennis courts, children play equipment and shopping nearby. Common site for Beulah art festival etc.
Beulah Beach
Nice public beach on Crystal Lake with tennis courts, children play equipment and shopping nearby. Common site for Beulah art festival etc.
Great spot for sunset and campfires! Can get busy during peak season. Check http://www.pointbetsie.org for times of the lighthouse tours.
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Point Betsie Lighthouse
3701 Point Betsie Road
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Great spot for sunset and campfires! Can get busy during peak season. Check http://www.pointbetsie.org for times of the lighthouse tours.
Best site for sunset, and drive down Bye St. to access the beautiful and secluded beach below. This is also great for campfires, running your dog, and uncrowded view of 4th of July fireworks in Frankfort.
Elberta Bluffs Lake Michigan Overlook
Best site for sunset, and drive down Bye St. to access the beautiful and secluded beach below. This is also great for campfires, running your dog, and uncrowded view of 4th of July fireworks in Frankfort.
Beautiful dunes and trail hiking
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Arcadia Dunes: The C.S. Mott Nature Preserve
Gilbert Road
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Beautiful dunes and trail hiking
This is paved trail from Elberta/Frankfort following the Betsie River to Crystal Lake and Beulah. It is the prettiest 8 miles you will ever see on an easy riding trail! You can rent bikes at Adventure Sports.
Betsie Valley Trail
This is paved trail from Elberta/Frankfort following the Betsie River to Crystal Lake and Beulah. It is the prettiest 8 miles you will ever see on an easy riding trail! You can rent bikes at Adventure Sports.
Part of Sleeping Bear National Park, but beautiful river for floating down on rafts or rental of canoes. Go here either very early in the day or at 4:00 pm. Mid day, it is very popular! Beach and picnic area at the mouth of Lake Michigan is very beautiful too.
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Riverside Canoe Trips
5042 North Scenic Highway
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Part of Sleeping Bear National Park, but beautiful river for floating down on rafts or rental of canoes. Go here either very early in the day or at 4:00 pm. Mid day, it is very popular! Beach and picnic area at the mouth of Lake Michigan is very beautiful too.
Beautiful short trail walk!
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Empire Bluff Trailhead
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Beautiful short trail walk!
pretty quiet local known beach!
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Esch Beach
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pretty quiet local known beach!
You have the warmer South Bar Lake and the vast Lake Michigan beach to enjoy at one site. Has bathrooms etc.
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Empire Beach
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You have the warmer South Bar Lake and the vast Lake Michigan beach to enjoy at one site. Has bathrooms etc.
Arts & Culture
Small but very fine exhibits with nice view of the bay
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Elizabeth Lane Oliver Center for the Arts
132 Coast Guard Rd
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Small but very fine exhibits with nice view of the bay
Child/pet bonding over a book. Friendly staff and remains very small town feel.
Darcy Library of Beulah
7238 Commercial St
Child/pet bonding over a book. Friendly staff and remains very small town feel.
Shopping
Unique gallery for artist that loved nature. Stationary is amazing value.
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Gwen Frostic Prints
5140 River Rd
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Unique gallery for artist that loved nature. Stationary is amazing value.
Wonderful photo gallery for local artist Steve and Ann Loveless -Art prize winner Check out more of her quilts at: http://www.quiltsbyann.com/
State of Art Framing & Gallery
261 S Benzie Blvd
Wonderful photo gallery for local artist Steve and Ann Loveless -Art prize winner Check out more of her quilts at: http://www.quiltsbyann.com/
Rental site and purchase great gear. They also have a store on Main St., Frankfort.
Crystal Lake Adventure Sports
214 S Benzie Blvd
Rental site and purchase great gear. They also have a store on Main St., Frankfort.
Entertainment & Activities
website: http://camp.interlochen.org/music-summer-programst - what local campers are performing.
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Interlochen Center for the Arts
4000 Michigan 137
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website: http://camp.interlochen.org/music-summer-programst - what local campers are performing.
Great spot to rent the boats and jet skis for Crystal Lake.
Crystal Lake Marina LLC
7271 Crystal Dr
Great spot to rent the boats and jet skis for Crystal Lake.
Family friendly fun!!! The old drive-in with kids in mind!
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Cherry Bowl Drive-In Theatre
9812 Honor Highway
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Family friendly fun!!! The old drive-in with kids in mind!
You can rent paddle boards, kayaks, bicycles from this place. They are located both in Frankfort and Beulah on Main St.
Crystal Lake Adventure Sports
325 Main St
You can rent paddle boards, kayaks, bicycles from this place. They are located both in Frankfort and Beulah on Main St.
Essentials
Can find everything here and most reasonable prices.
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Shop-N-Save
1747 Benzie Highway
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Can find everything here and most reasonable prices.
Good spot for groceries
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Family Fare Supermarket
1002 Forest Avenue
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Good spot for groceries
Best spot for smoked fish
Port City Smokehouse
1000 Main St
Best spot for smoked fish