Cedar Shake Garden Retreat

Welcome! We're excited to have you as our guest. We've curated this guide to help you fully utilize our home and discover our favorite local places to eat, drink, shop and experience. Enjoy!
🏠 Address:
215 N St Marys Ave
Suttons Bay, MI (Directions)

Save the time of shopping and packing groceries! Stocked delivers to our home and  fridge before you arrive or while you're out

🕓 Check-In: 4pm (Early check in is only available with approval from Bayshore Vacations, please message us for assistance)

🅿️ Parking: Free for up to 2 vehicles. Please park in our parking spot marked by the sign with our address "Unit #237-C Lake Ave". 1 extra vehicle can park in guest parking.

🔓 Entry: Refer to email for entry code. Enter using keypad code on Door "C".
Swipe your hand down the front of the keypad to awaken it. Type in the code and the green checkmark. The door lock automatically once you are in the unit, and when you leave.

💡Early Arrival TipIf you arrive in Traverse City between 11am - 4pm, feel free to park in our parking spot or in guest parking. From here you are an easy walk to downtown and many great places to grab something to eat. Silver Spruce is great for a beer and to relax outside. Firefly is a just quick walk away for lunch and drinks with outdoor seating along the Boardman River.
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 Quiet Hours: We just ask that you please respect the residents in the building and neighboring units. Quiet hours are from 10 pm - 7 am. Have fun and enjoy, but do so respectfully :)

🗑 Trash & Recycling: Please bag all trash and make use of the bins in our parking lot.

☕️ Coffee: We have a coffee maker, allowing both a hot water pour and a standard pot of coffee. We provide ground coffee for your use (& cream and sugar!)

🍴 Kitchen: Cooking oils and spices (and salt & pepper) can be found in the cupboards!

Pillows & Blankets: Extra pillows and blankets can be found in the closets of each bedroom.

White Noise/Speakers: We provide a white noise machine and speakers in the two bedrooms and the living room. Please make use of both!
The speakers are connected via Bluetooth

Laundry: The laundry unit is upstairs in the hallway and is available for your use!
*If needed, ironing board can be found along the side of the units.

Pull out couch in living room: The couch in the living room is a pull-out that will sleep two comfortably. Sheets, blankets, and pillows for this can be found in the dresser in the TV stand.

🔒 Check-Out: 10am. Our cleaning service will arrive at the house promptly at 10 AM. Please message us 24 hours prior to your check out to request a late checkout. Late checkout without approval will be subject to fee.

📋 Before checking out we ask that you:

  • Please load the dishwasher and run it

  • Place all used towels in the bathrooms

  • Remove all food from the refrigerator & freezer

  • If you have extra trash/ recycling, please take it to the appropriate bins located outside.

  • Double check to make sure you have not left any personal items in the property or on the rooftop.

  • Close and lock all doors & windows.


Drive Safe!

OUR NEARBY FAVORITES

Seasonally driven breakfast menu - Sugar 2 Salt

Food

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!

Folgarelli’s

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!

Barrio

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

Nittolo’s

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

Drink

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

Shopping

Maxbauer Specialty Meat Market

Meat shop, specialty groceries, beer & wine
407 S Union St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Great meats for the grill. Try the bacon jerky!

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

Artisan breads, cinnamon rolls, cookies &
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

Services/Rentals

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

Stocked

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
Please email any questions

If you need to speak directly, please don't hesitate to call

Enjoy!
~ The Bayshore Vacations Team