Bayview Cabin 6

Welcome to Lakeshore Resort! We're excited to have you as our guest. Use our curated guide to fully utilize our resort and to discover our favorite local places to eat, drink, shop & experience. Enjoy!

1897 US 31 N
Traverse City, MI (Directions)

CHECK-IN: You can check into your rental home any time after 4:00 pm on the day of check in. Specific entry information will be provided to you the morning of your arrival.

***Please note it is difficult to accommodate early check-ins with our cleaning services and quality assurance team inspections. However, should you like to request an early check in you may do so through our messaging system with an additional fee.

ENTRY: There will be a keypad on the front door. The code will be emailed to you the morning of check-in.

PARKING:  Parking is designated by unit and marked. Each unit gets one spot, and any guests should park in an unnumbered spot across from the office up by the road. There is no room for boat trailer parking. However, there is off-site boat trailer storage at Timber Ridge just minutes away. Last year the cost was only $10 for the week.

Your parking spot is designated by the cabin you are staying in (ex:15) and is marked accordingly. Each unit only gets one parking spot but there are guest parking spaces that are unnumbered and located by the entrance of the resort.

Units 4 & 5 only: On Sunday night, guests in these units need to park across from the office so garbage can be picked up Monday morning.

GROCERY DELIVERY: Do you want to be extra prepared for your stay? Stocked is a local grocery delivery service who is able to do your grocery shopping for you, drop the items off at the home prior to your arrival for ease and immediate fun! Waste no time and get right to relaxing by ordering through Stoked, check out the service out at

CHECK-OUT: Check out is at 10:00 am. We are not able to accommodate late check outs due to our cleaning team’s schedule.

Network name: Lakeshore Guest
Password: toastedhead

Private Network: Lakeshore Resort Private
Password: RollingRock

COFFEE: Your cabin has a drip coffee maker. We provide ground coffee, cream, sugar, and coffee filters.

BEACH: Our private beach is available for use during your stay! Please be mindful that this is a shared space and do not store beach items on the beach long term.

***The beach is groomed early each morning to ensure a clean and ready beach for you when you wake up each day. Please be sure to bring your beach chairs to the wall at the end of the day to prepare for the grooming in the morning.

LINENS & TOWELS: Each bed will be made upon arrival with an extra set of linens stored in the cabin. The bathroom will be stocked with towels, wash cloths, and hand towels for your stay. Extra towels will be stored in the home, but should you need more, please message us and we will provide you with more. We do NOT provide beach towels, please bring your own and do not use the bathroom towels on the beach.

***During your stay we offer a towel exchange on Wednesdays. Please put your dirty towels in a basket outside your door and we will swap them for you. If you need any emergency towels not on a Wednesdays, please let us know and we will get you more!


Quiet hours are daily from 10:00 pm - 7:00 am.

Please bring your beach chairs to the beach wall at the end of the day as the beach gets groomed early in the mornings.
All fireworks are prohibited.
All units and the Lakeshore Resort property is NON-SMOKING.
No pets are allowed.
No parties.
Please be mindful of the shared spaces.

***For more information on our House Rules please read through our terms and conditions.

THANK YOU: Thank you again for booking with Bayshore Vacation Rentals. We cannot wait to welcome you to our private beachside oasis at Lakeshore Resort.


Seasonally driven breakfast menu - Sugar 2 Salt


Sugar 2 Salt

Breakfast & brunch restaurant
1371 Gray Dr, Traverse City
Local's tip: No reservations. Totally worth the wait! Grab some English Muffins to go!

The Towne Plaza

Breakfast & lunch restaurant
203 Cass St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Try the blueberry pancakes!


Gourmet sandwiches, Italian market & wine
424 W Front St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Grab their pasta, sauce, meatballs & focaccia for a quick authentic meal!

Charles and Reid Detroit Pizza

Pizza, salads & sandwiches. Beer & wine to go
113 E. State Street, Traverse City
Local's tip: They have a great $7 beer & slice Lunch Special!


Tacos & tequilas
305 W Front St, Traverse City

Red Ginger

Asian cuisine & sushi
237 E Front St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Elegant/casual dining room dress code. Casual attire accepted in the bar

The Burrow

California-inspired restaurant
12930 S W Bayshore Dr, Traverse City

Taproot Cider House

Mostly organic restaurant & tapped ciders
300 E. Front Street, Traverse City
Local's tip: Great food and excellent selection of tapped ciders


Brick-oven pizzas & authentic Italian
104 Main Street, Lake Leelanau
Local's tip: For a next-level dining experience, ask to meet Eric!

Dairy Lodge

Local ice cream shop
405 N Division St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Cash only. They are open late during Summer
Craft Cocktails - Mammoth Distilling


Mundos 305

Coffee bar
305 W Front St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Try the Cheddar Lime Hash Burrito!

Silver Spruce Brewing Company

Local brewery with food truck on-site
439 E Eighth Street, Traverse City
Distance: 0.3 miles
Local's tip: Comfortable place to hang out. Great beer!

Rare Bird Brewpub

Local brewery & food
229 Lake Ave, Traverse City
Local's tip: Great beer & cocktails on draft. Try the pork belly nachos!

Mammoth Distilling

Craft cocktails lounge
221 Garland St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Great live music most Wed-Sat. Bring in food from Archie's at The Workshop

The Parlor

Craft cocktails, wine, MI beers & food
205 Lake Ave., Traverse City
Locals Tip: TC's best Happy Hour. 1/2 OFF Cocktails 4-6pm. Live music Thurs, Fri, Sat

The Pub

Downtown Gastropub
160 E Front St, Traverse City

North Bar TC

TC’s only year round rooftop lounge
160 E Front St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Great place to watch sports

Left Foot Charley

Urban winery & tasting room
806 Red Dr Suite #100, Traverse City
Local's tip: Great patio. Try the Cinnamon Girl cider. Delish!

Bonobo Winery

Old Mission Peninsula Winery
12011 Center Rd, Traverse City

Shady Lane Cellars

Leelanau Peninsula winery & vineyard
9580 E Shady Ln, Suttons Bay
Local's note: Great place for good wine with a great patio and outdoor bar.
Scenic Drive - Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Things to Do

Sara Hardy Farmers Market

Local produce, baked goods, flowers & more
Parking Lot B, Corner of E Grandview Pkwy @ Cass St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Open Saturdays 730am-12pm(May-Oct) & Wednesdays 8am-12pm(June-Oct)

Clinch Park

Beach, splash pad, restrooms, cafe & more
161 E Grandview Pkwy, Traverse City
Local's Tip: Great place to enjoy a beautiful sunrise

State Theatre and Bijou by the Bay

Local downtown movie theaters
Downtown Traverse City
Local's tip: Saturday 10am Kids’ Matinees(State Theatre). All tickets only $1!!!

The Village at Grand Traverse Commons

Shopping, dining, tours & more
1200 W Eleventh St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Don't miss the tunnel tours.

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Beaches, hiking & dunes along Lake Michigan
6748 S Dune Hwy, Glen Arbor
Local's tip: Dunes get hot. Morning climbs in Summer are best. Take the scenic drive!

Elmbrook Golf Course

Mature Par 72 Golf Course with great views
1750 Townline Rd. Traverse City
Fresh produce & meats - Oryana



Organic Grocery Store and Café
260 E. 10th Street, Traverse City
Local's tip: The $5 Roasted Chickens on Wednesdays are the best in TC! Get them early!

The Village at Grand Traverse Commons

Shopping, dining, tours & more
1200 W Eleventh St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Don't miss the tunnel tours.

Burritt’s Fresh Markets

Specialty Grocery & Meat Market
509 W Front St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Fresh seafood and great brats for the grill

Bay Bread Co

Local artisan bakery
601 Randolph St, Traverse City
Local's tip: If you like cheese, try the Cheddar Cheese & Onion Loaf!

Cherry Republic

Cherry products & gifts
154 E Front St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Make sure to sample the cherry salsa and BBQ sauces!
Bike & XC ski rentals, sales & service - Brick Wheels


Brick Wheels

Bike service, sales & rentals
736 E 8th St, Traverse City

Leelanau Boat Co.

Boat rentals, service & storage
8585 E Bingham Rd, Traverse City
Local's tip: They have 2 NEW tritoons and a new pontoon for rent. They deliver!

JJ’s Just 1 More, Northern MI Tour

Transportation & tours
Norhtern MI


Local grocery delivery service
Delivering Northern MI
Local's tip: Deliveres made into the rental & directly into the frigde before arrival

Green Mitt

A luxury, eco-friendly auto spa
1840 N US 31, Traverse City
Local's tip: The BEST free vacuums ever!
Downtown Traverse City

🍽 Dining
Most local options close by 9pm. Late night food options: Mode's Bum Steer, Lil Bo's

🅿️ Parking (map)
Downtown and surrounding streets have metered parking and are strictly enforced (Mon-Sat 8am-6pm)
*FREE parking on Sundays, New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, & Christmas Day

🚻 Public Restrooms (map)

🚲 TART Trails (maps)
A network of multi-use trails in Grand Traverse and Leelanau counties as well as a cross-town bike route

⛱️ Clinch Park
Metered parking
Splash Pad turns off at 6pm

🚗 Transportation
Traverse City has both Lyft and Uber as well as various local taxi companies

If you want to speak with us directly, please don't hesitate to call

~ The Bayshore Vacations Team