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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 [...]

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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 May 27th, 2020 - 4:24 pm

The Homestead

...it’s alive. The crew just fired up the stream in our mountain village. ... See MoreSee Less

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Great! Now it’s just needs to be landscaped. I hope the grass is replaced. Families loved to play the lawn games there. Chef John is working hard doing double duty cooking and landscaping. We saw him there this past weekend. Keep up the hard work John!

Next get the golf course groomed and put back together. Homeowners and condo owners along the course miss it!

Awesome ! It will be so beautiful when everything is cleaned up. I agree, time for the gulf course to be groomed.

Looks fantastic! Was always one of my most favorite places to sork on Ski Patrol.

Awesome now I really really miss the homestead

Does this mean you’ll be opening soon for people staying at fiddlers (fingers crossed)?

What?? It isn't a natural stream - I thought it was coming from the land of sky blue waters.

Just Beautiful..!!!!!!

Awesome! Going up soon!

Needs some frogs! 🐸

When is whiskers opening?

Deborah Murphy

Dara David

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Tuesday May 26th, 2020 - 5:29 pm

The Homestead

Another Tuesday delivery for Munson Medical Center ER. Shout out to Patrick who meets us curbside for pick up. #ThanksHealthHeroes ... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

How about delivery to somewhere other than Munson who gets food donated on a daily basis? There are other Frontline/essential workers in this town 🙁

We are so thankful! It was delicious- I have never had cornbread or a cookie as good as those!! You are much appreciated!

Fantastic!! Proud to call you all family!! 💙👊🏽

Terrific job, Homestead, serving the community!

Wonderful 🙏🏻

Missing the homestead so much

Well done!

So amazing!

I miss the homesteadso much

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Monday May 25th, 2020 - 1:25 pm

The Homestead

Please take a moment to reflect on the ultimate sacrifice. ... See MoreSee Less

Please take a moment to reflect on the ultimate sacrifice.

Monday May 25th, 2020 - 9:42 am

The Homestead

Thank you for the tag. Yes, it is DEFINITELY different, but the beauty is always guaranteed. Again, thank you for sharingEnjoying the glorious sunset social distancing style from our deck. While the resort may look a bit different this summer due to the pandemic, sunsets like this one are always guaranteed at the Homestead! ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you for the tag. Yes, it is DEFINITELY different, but the beauty is always guaranteed. Again, thank you for sharing

Comment on Facebook

My heaven on earth. I love 💗 Glen Arbor

My favorite place in the world- Glen Arbor!

Thinking about The Homestead pretty much daily. Looking forward to coming up

So beautiful!

Gorgeous!

Amazing pic! Wow!

Wow beautiful

Beautiful!

John Piombo Giovanna Piombo

Beautiful sunsets as always. Looking forward to when we can enjoy them with our homestead extended family.

Consummate photographic artistry.....

Homestead +spring= 😊

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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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