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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. Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction iconsThe Homestead [...]

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 – 2018 – 19 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 On Facebook

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


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Thursday October 10th, 2019 - 12:37 pm

The Homestead

Colors in the village #sleepingbeardunes #fallcolors🍁🍂 ... See MoreSee Less

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We are not trying to fool anyone. These are some simple pictures taken by one of our associates walking from the reception center up to the village...and some colors are noticeable.

My favorite place to stay🤗

Don’t be fooled...there is hardly any color in Glen Arbor yet!

Caden Williams

Monday October 7th, 2019 - 1:34 pm

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Current Situation 10/7/19 #km #sleepingbeardunes ... See MoreSee Less

Current Situation 10/7/19 #km #sleepingbeardunes

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Few year ago got a four on that hole awesome view lots of fun

Just fantastic!!!!

I’m missing your pizzas. Can you deliver to Ann Arbor?

No colors yet?

Kathleen Lenhardt Meyers, here’s your answer.

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Thursday October 3rd, 2019 - 6:48 am

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Opening Night. ... See MoreSee Less

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Looks fantastic chef!! Can’t wait to see you all!!!

Looks so cute!

Congratulations..looks great

Had s'mores there years ago...would love to go back....great vacation!!

Heading back in August!!!

Heather A. Lallo!

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Wednesday October 2nd, 2019 - 4:06 pm

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I ate a lot of bread working there! 😂 ❤️ Nonna’s!

How do u make a reservation?

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Sleeping Bear Dunes Cross Country Ski Photo Albums


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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