Welcome to the Dandelion Cottage

The Cottage has been intentionally designed to be as cozy, relaxing, and restorative as possible. We hope that you'll unwind and create lasting memories by embracing hygge throughout your trip...
๐Ÿ  Address:
14303 Birch Pointe Drive
Kewadin, MI 49648

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

๐Ÿ•“ย Check-In: 4 PM (click here to make an early check-in request; we will attempt to accommodate early check-in requests when possible)

๐Ÿ…ฟ๏ธย Parking: Private garage: 2 spaces; Private driveway: 4 spaces

๐Ÿ”“ย Entry: Smart lock: code delivered automatically 24 hours prior to arrival

๐Ÿ’กEarly Arrival Tip:ย If you arrive in before Check-In, we recommend visiting downtown Elk Rapids for some shopping, grabbing drinks at Shorts Brewing's Elk Rapids Pull Barn (and some food at the accompanying food trucks), or grabbing a bite to eat at Pearl's New Orleans Kitchen
๐Ÿ›œ WiFi Login:
Network: Hygge Up North Guest
Password: GetCozy!

ย Quiet Hours: 10 PM - 7 AM

๐Ÿ—‘ Trash & Recycling: Please bag all trash, deposit in bin on side of home/driveway; garbage day is Friday so please wheel bins out to roadside or back to side of house/driveway accordingly

โ˜•๏ธ Coffee: Coffee/tea is central part of hygge so be sure to check out our coffee bar in the kitchen and the accompanying coffee manual

๐Ÿด Kitchen: Our kitchen is equipped with all the basic spices, oils, and cooking utensils/equipment needed for a standard meal; FYI - we don't provide perishable items like condiments, butter, sauces, etc.

Towels and Linens: Fresh towels are located in bathrooms, beds will be made with fresh linens prior to guest arrival; back ups are available upon request

Laundry: Washer and dryer located in laundry closet (next to kitchen/living room); guests are free to use during their stay

Living rooms: There are two dedicated entertainment/living room spaces, on the main floor and on the second floor; both have smart TVs, ample seating, cozy blankets, etc.

๐Ÿ”’ย Check-Out: 10 AM (need to request a late check-out? Follow this link)

๐Ÿ“‹ย Before checking out we ask that you:

  • Return all furniture, keys, items, etc. to their original resting place

  • Wash, dry, put away all kitchenware

  • Empty the fridge

  • Dispose of garbage in roadside bin

  • Place used towels in washing machine

    • (Optional): start washing machine

  • Strip beds, place linens in designated laundry hamper, leave by front door

    • **Please don't remove mattress protectors from beds**

  • Lock all doors & windows

  • Turn off all lights, appliances, water

  • Check for personal belongings

  • Notify host of any damaged, broken, missing items, etc.

  • (Optional): Tag us on Instagram with your favorite highlights :) @hyggeupnorth

Drive Safe!



Pearl’s New Orleans Kitchen

Cajun at its best! Extensive Bourbon
617 Ames St, Elk Rapids, MI 49629
Distance: 20 minute drivec from Traverse City
Crawfish etouffe that rivals any in the Big Easy.


Stone Hound Brewing Company

Top-tier beers & fantastic vegan food
3593 Bunker Hill Road, Williamsburg, MI
All of their beers are named after local bike trails.

Happy Camper

Coffee shop
212 River Street, Elk Rapids

Pearl’s New Orleans Kitchen

Cajun at its best! Extensive Bourbon
617 Ames St, Elk Rapids, MI 49629
Distance: 20 minute drivec from Traverse City
Crawfish etouffe that rivals any in the Big Easy.
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)

State Theatre and Bijou by the Bay

Local downtown movie theaters
Downtown Traverse City
Local's tip: Saturday 10am Kidsโ€™ 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!

TART Trails

Network of multi-use trails
Grand Traverse & Leelanau counties

Mission Point Lighthouse

Historic lighthouse
20500 Center Road, โ€‹Traverse City

Maple Bay Natural Area

Great beach and hiking trails
10849 US-31, Williamsburg

TC Watersports

Watersports Rentals & Parasailing
1773 N US 31, Traverse City


Tom’s Food Markets – East Bay

Local grocery store
738 Munson Ave, Traverse City
Bike & XC ski rentals, sales & service - Brick Wheels


Brick Wheels

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

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

McLain Cycle And Fitness

750 E Eighth St, Traverse City

Third Coast Shuttles

Tours & custom shuttle services
Traverse City Area

Break’N Waves

Watersport rentals
1469 US-31 North, Traverse City
Downtown Elk Rapids

๐Ÿฝ Dining
Most local options close by 8pm

๐Ÿš—ย Transportation
You'll need your own transportation throughout the region because Lyft and Uber are not reliable options
Please email us with any questions

Please text us with any questions

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

Happy Hygge!
The Hygge Up North Team