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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. The Homestead posted 2 photos — at The Homestead. Wednesday February 13th, 2019 [...]

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 [...]

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.


Thursday February 14th, 2019 - 7:33 pm

The Homestead

Beautiful picture from an equally beautiful couple on this Valentine’s Day.The Homestead will forever be our favorite place to celebrate s’more love. Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Beautiful picture from an equally beautiful couple on this Valentine’s Day.


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Love love love this picture! It was such an amazing day thanks to everyone at The Homestead!!

Wednesday February 13th, 2019 - 6:08 pm

The Homestead

Thank you mother nature! #wintersunset @ The Homestead ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you mother nature! #wintersunset  @ The HomesteadImage attachment


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Wednesday February 13th, 2019 - 12:53 pm

The Homestead

Hello sun! We see you trying to peek through. #winterwednesday #thehomesteadmi ... See MoreSee Less

Hello sun! We see you trying to peek through. #winterwednesday #thehomesteadmi


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Drive carefully!!!

See you all in a few hours!!!! ❄️

Monday February 11th, 2019 - 9:31 am

The Homestead

One from a warmer month. #comingsoonsummer2019 #thehomesteadmi ... See MoreSee Less

One from a warmer month. #comingsoonsummer2019 #thehomesteadmi


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May I place my order??

Will you be able to eat there this summer if you're not staying through The Homestead? We always rent a condo for a week on property but were told last year that we couldn't go to Cafe Manitou and nothing else was open.

Laura Feffer. Remember?

One of my favorite places 🥰

Tyler Johnson can’t wait to go back this summer. 🥰

Tom Hall

Myles Howard can’t wait for August

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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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