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Snowmaking at The Homestead – February Cold Blast Means Great Ski Conditions
How many gallons of water does it take to cover all the runs at The Homestead with machine-made snow? What’s the perfect combination of conditions for snowmaking? We caught up with The Homestead’s master snowmaker, Steve Sanborn, for these answers and more. Read on. When most people think of Northern Michigan in winter, they naturally think [...]

The Homestead – News and Specials via Facebook
Northern Michigan’s largest waterfront resort community, located in the heart of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, a unit of the National Park Service. In the winter it is a full-service ski resort with downhill skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and ice skating. The Homestead Sunday February 18th, 2018 - 11:43 am We have two inches [...]

The Homestead – Cross Country Skiing
Cross-Country Skiing & Snowshoeing Long-time cross-country skiers will find miles of trails filled with challenging ascents and thrilling descents. Most of all, they’ll find a breathtaking view around every bend in the trail. If you’re new to the sport, you’ll find expert instruction, quality rental equipment, and a fun way to stay fit and enjoy the beauty [...]

The Homestead – 2017 – 18 Season Ski Passes
Our best ski area values. All winter long. The swish of your skis on the snow. The cold air on your face. You were worried about something earlier, but now you just can’t remember what it was. This is freedom. This is relaxation. This is yours, all winter long, and whenever you want it. With our resort’s [...]

Bay View Cross Country Ski Trail – Sleeping Bear Dunes
You can ski, hike, or snowshoe straight from The Homestead into the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore using the Bay View Trail which is accessible from the Village. Lookout Point on the Bay View Trail gives a panoramic view of Lake Michigan and the surrounding countryside. The trail along the edge of the woods on top [...]

Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail – Sleeping Bear Dunes
Friends of Sleeping Bear Dunes Winter on the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail is special. Light fluffy snow covering the trees and trail make it ideal for photography, skiing, or snowshoeing through a secluded winter wonderland! Most of the trail is groomed in the winter with a corduroy base for skate skiing, snowshoeing, and classic tracks on [...]

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The Homestead On Facebook

Below are the latest postings from the The Homestead Page On Facebook.

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Wednesday February 21st, 2018 - 10:07 am

The Homestead

Gorgeous shots from this weekend, courtesy of our guest Allen Olson III who was celebrating his third annual ski trip! We look forward to his return ... See MoreSee Less

Gorgeous shots from this weekend, courtesy of our guest Allen Olson III who was celebrating his third annual ski trip!  We look forward to his returnImage attachment

 

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Count down Stacey Graham 🎿⛷❄️💙

Kirstie Newalll not long !!

Spa Amira is a beautiful place too! 🙂

Lee Kleinow😊

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Sunday February 18th, 2018 - 11:43 am

The Homestead

We have two inches of fresh groomed snow & the sun is shining. It's going to be a great snow day at The Homestead! Lifts open 9-7, 9-4 Monday. ... See MoreSee Less

We have two inches of fresh groomed snow & the sun is shining. Its going to be a great snow day at The Homestead! Lifts open 9-7, 9-4 Monday.

 

Comment on Facebook

We enjoyed it!

Stacey Graham!!!🎿⛷❄️☃️🌨🌀

Thursday February 15th, 2018 - 1:45 pm

The Homestead

Join the Z-93 hummer TOMORROW for a live broadcast from 3pm-5pm in the village by Cavanuagh's. We are promoting $9 lift tickets and ski rentals. When you are done carving up the slopes, enjoy a (you guessed it) $9 pizza and soft drink at Beppi's. ... See MoreSee Less

Join the Z-93 hummer TOMORROW for a live broadcast from 3pm-5pm in the village by Cavanuaghs. We are promoting $9 lift tickets and ski rentals. When you are done carving up the slopes, enjoy a (you guessed it) $9 pizza and soft drink at Beppis.

Tuesday February 13th, 2018 - 9:04 am

The Homestead

Full day of activities begins with a Rail Jam competition at 11AM,
followed up by a Costume Parade contest on the slopes at 1PM.
Chef Piombo will be hosting an outdoor BBQ and beer event at Mountain Flowers Lodge deck from 11:30 until 1:30PM

~~~Anyone in costume can receive a $10 lift ticket for the day~~~

At 3PM the Silly Slalom starts, a fun run of silly antics and funny moments.
At 4:30PM everyone is invited to Beppis’ for the contest awards party, general public raffle and entertainment by Drew Hale.

~~~~~The contest prizes and raffle items include a pair of skis, gift certificates for The Homestead and a host of swag.~~~~~

Almost Spring FlingFeb 24, 11:00amThe HomesteadFull day of activities begins with a Rail Jam competition at 11AM,
followed up by a Costume Parade contest on the slopes at 1PM.
Chef Piombo will be hosting an outdoor BBQ and beer event at Mountain Flowers Lodge deck from 11:30 until 1:30PM

~~~Anyone in costume can receive a $10 lift ticket for the day~~~

At 3PM the Silly Slalom starts, a fun run of silly antics and funny moments.
At 4:30PM everyone is invited to Beppis’ for the contest awards party, general public raffle and entertainment by Drew Hale.

~~~~~The contest prizes and raffle items include a pair of skis, gift certificates for The Homestead and a host of swag.~~~~~
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Sleeping Bear Dunes Cross Country Ski Photo Albums


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The Homestead – Photos From Instagram

Here are the latest photos of The Homestead via instagram. If you have an instagram photo to share of your visit to The Homestead, choose “The Homestead” as your location and your photos will appear in the photo stream below.

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