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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 Thursday September 27th, 2018 - 4:01 pm The best bonfires end [...]

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 [...]

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 – 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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Sunday October 7th, 2018 - 2:38 pm

The Homestead

From Ambrosia to Zestar, what’s your favorite kind of apple? ... See MoreSee Less

From Ambrosia to Zestar, what’s your favorite kind of apple?

 

Comment on Facebook

I like a lot of them for different things

Looks like Christmas cove farms?

I like Macs and Granny Smiths

Any apple! I don't really have a favorite!

Gala and also yellow delicious!!

Pink Lady

APPLES!!!

Granny Apple's and gala Apple's

Red delicious...

Honey crisp

Honey crisp

Jonathan and McIntosh

Johnathan.

Pink lady,gala n yellow delicious!!

I love Ambrosia apples 🤗🤗🤗🤗

Don’t care for them .

Gala and yellow delicious

I love Jazz apples!

Johnathan apples

Liberty and Honey Crisp

Honey crisp

Awesome.

Macs! ❤️

Cortland

Macintosh ❤️

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Friday October 5th, 2018 - 11:27 am

The Homestead

Enjoy spectacular fall color, visits to award-winning wineries, and meals at memorable restaurants at The Homestead! Get 25% off a stay of two nights or more midweek and 15% off weekends Oct 11th to 31st. Reserve today at 231.334.5100 or thehomesteadresort.com.
Use code FMWQ for midweek and FWET for weekends.
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Enjoy spectacular fall color, visits to award-winning wineries, and meals at memorable restaurants at The Homestead! Get 25% off a stay of two nights or more midweek and 15% off weekends Oct 11th to 31st. Reserve today at 231.334.5100 or thehomesteadresort.com. 
Use code FMWQ for midweek and FWET for weekends.

 

Comment on Facebook

Gorgeous so excited. 19 days!!!

Where is this?

Jacob McLean We can just run away mid-week right?!?! 😂🤣

Beautiful scenery of fall .I love the colors.

Love the colorful changing colors of leaves💞😍

I just melt into the surroundings!😀🍀. No words to describe this place! What a gift from Nature!❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

Beautiful fall colors

Georgious time of the year .

Yep, a Fall Trip is Needed!

Simply gorgeous

Beautiful colors

Beautiful

Beautiful picture

Scott Mccarty. I always wanted to see the changing of the leaves 🍁

Beautiful

Kari Daggett Wright check this place.

Love this picture.

So beautiful

Beautiful

So beautiful

Beautiful

Beautifull 😊 😊 😊

Beautiful!!💕

❤️

Sooooo pretty

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Thursday October 4th, 2018 - 12:37 pm

The Homestead

Cider and donuts, wine tasting, apple picking … Does your family have any fall traditions? ... See MoreSee Less

Cider and donuts, wine tasting, apple picking …  Does your family have any fall traditions?

 

Comment on Facebook

We USED to go apple picking every fall with family. Doesn't seem to be happening anymore. Shame.

Going to Frankenmuth for trick or treating at the Fountain Walk.

Fall party with fire pit, marshmallows, hot dogs, cider, fellowship..

Love all of them

Dunked for apples as a kid..

Hunting

Yes

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Wednesday October 3rd, 2018 - 2:35 pm

The Homestead

One last farewell to summer!

PC: @emdodge
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One last farewell to summer!

PC: @emdodge

 

Comment on Facebook

We had a great time this summer! We hope to be back in the future! You have a wonderful thing going here!

I'd love to go there, it's so beautiful

Love staying at the Homestead!

wow beautiful place where is it at cause i'd like to take my family there next summer

Look Out Next Summer!!!! We Have A LOT OF MAKING UP TO DO!!!!!!!!!

A fine water way horrisen the beauty of mother nature

Love this place...

Very beautiful!!!

Wish I was there ☀️💙☀️💙

...until next year😢 farewell

Gorgeous

You mean heaven

Beautiful place!

Kirstie Jaskolski your perfect summer 😍❤️

Brian Dodge 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

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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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