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Boating In Frankfort, Michigan

A Hidden Gem for Boating Enthusiasts

Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Frankfort, Michigan is a charming boating destination that offers a wide range of boating opportunities for enthusiasts. With its clear blue waters, sandy beaches, and picturesque scenery, Frankfort is a hidden gem for those looking for a boating destination off the beaten path.

One of the most popular boating destinations in Frankfort is the Point Betsie Lighthouse. Located just a few miles north of the town, the lighthouse is a must-see for any boating enthusiast. Built in 1858, it is one of the oldest lighthouses in Michigan and has been guiding boats safely through the waters of Lake Michigan for over 160 years.

Frankfort is a small town with a big personality. When you're not out on the water, there are plenty of other things to do. The town has a variety of restaurants, cafes, and bars, serving up everything from fresh seafood to craft beer. There are also several shops selling locally-made goods, as well as a weekly farmers' market where you can stock up on fresh produce and other treats.

If you're interested in history, be sure to visit the Frankfort Historical Museum. Housed in an old Coast Guard station, the museum showcases the town's rich maritime heritage and features exhibits on local shipwrecks, the lumber industry, and more.

For those looking for a little adventure, the nearby Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore offers hiking trails, scenic drives, and even dune climbing. And for those looking to relax and unwind, there are several spas in town offering massages, facials, and other treatments.

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Betsie Valley Trail
The Betsie Valley Trail is 22 miles long and extends from Frankfort through Elberta and Beulah to Thompsonville in Benzie County Michigan. The Trail is popular for bicycle and pedestrian use. Pets are permitted on most parts of the Trail as long as they are on a leash and under control. Pets (except leader dogs) are not permitted on the portion of the Trail between Mollineaux Road and Beulah.
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Point Betsie Lighthouse
Point Betsie Lighthouse is located on the beautiful Lake Michigan shoreline south of the Sleeping Bear Dunes and north of Frankfort, Michigan.
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Ellie Harold Art Studio
Visitors can view the various works of artist Ellie Harold at the Ellie Harold Art Studio & Gallery. The gallery is a historic Victorian home that was built in 1895.
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Tiny Bubbles Sport Fishing Charters
Tiny Bubbles Sport Fishing Charters offers sports fishing charter aboard a luxurious and spacious 36'Tiara. The crew of Tiny Bubbles ensure that guests of all ages and abilities have an unforgettable salmon and trout sport fishing experience
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Crescent Bakery
404 Main Street Frankfort, MI 49635
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Stormcloud Brewing Company
303 Main St, Frankfort, MI 49635-9047
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Nearest Airport
Cherry Capital Airport in Traverse City
44.6338, -86.2394
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