4 bed / 2.5 bath cottage overlooking Lake Leelanau

Welcome to the Falcons Nest

This Falcons Nest 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...
🏠 Address:
4692 E Duck Lake Road
Lake Leelanau, MI 49653

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

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

πŸ…ΏοΈΒ Parking: Private driveway: 4 spaces

πŸ”“Β Entry: Smart lock: code delivered automatically 24 hours prior to arrival

πŸ’‘Early Arrival Tip:Β If you arrive in before Check-In, we recommend visiting downtown Suttons Bay for shopping and lunch at VI Grill, visiting Leland for shopping and sandwiches at the Village Cheese Shanty in Fishtown, or getting drinks and food at Hoplot
πŸ›œ WiFi Login:
Network: Hygge Up North Guest
Password: GetCozy!

Β Quiet Hours: 10 PM - 7 AM

πŸ—‘ Trash & Recycling: Please bag all trash, deliver to roadside bins at base of driveway; we recommend putting in trunk of car or on hood of car to drive it down the hill; garbage day is Monday

β˜•οΈ 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

🍴 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 room (next to kitchen on main floor); guests are free to use during their stay

Living room: Located on main floor in center of home, guests will find ample seating, a smart TV, reading materials, etc.

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

πŸ“‹Β 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!



Farm Club

Farm, brewery, restaurant & market place
10051 Lake Leelanau Dr, Traverse City

Loco Boys Brewing Company

Brewery and Mexican restaurant
901 West Front Street, Traverse City

Art’s Tavern

Old school Northern MI tavern

Boone’s Long Lake Inn

7208 Secor Rd, Traverse City, MI 49685

Chimoski Bakery

Small town Bakery serving homemade cookies, donuts, cakes, pies & fresh fruit in season
720 N St Joseph St, (M22), Suttons Bay

Dick’s Pour House

A family-owned "Up North" place to enjoy great tasting food and cold beer.
103 W Philip St, Lake Leelanau


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

Village Cheese Shanty

Sandwich shop
199 River St, Leland
Local's tip: Cash only. Worth the wait!


Kitchen & taphouse
172 W Burdickville Rd, Maple City

Market 22

Deli & market
497 East Harbor Highway, Maple City


Rove Estate

Leelanau Peninsula winery
7007 E Traverse Hwy, Traverse City

Hop Lot Brewing Co.

Beer Garden
658 S W Bay Shore Drive, Suttons Bay

Farm Club

Farm, brewery, restaurant & market place
10051 Lake Leelanau Dr, Traverse City

Mundos North

Local specialty coffee bar and artisan house made pastries.
206 North Saint Joseph St., Suttons Bay
Local's tip: Try the Cheddar Lime Hash Burrito!

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.

Art’s Tavern

Old school Northern MI tavern

Market 22

Deli & market
497 East Harbor Highway, Maple City
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)

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

Crystal River

birding, canoe/kayak, fishing & floating
6249 River Rd, Glen Arbor
I RECOMMEND: To best enjoy the Crystal River, kayak or float with Crystal River Outfitters

Pyramid Point Trail

Hiking trail along Lake Michigan
Basch Rd, Maple City
Local's note: 2.7 miles of hilly hiking with a beautiful lookout. Don't descend the

The Bay Theatre

Community-oriented movie theater
214 N Saint Joseph St, Suttons Bay


Downtown Leland & Fishtown

A fun downtown and active fishing village full of great shops
Leland, MI

Downtown Suttons Bay

Great place to shop & eat
St Joseph St, Suttons Bay

MI Market

All Michigan-made products!
321 N St Joseph St, Suttons Bay

N.J.’s Grocery

115 W Philip St, Lake Leelanau
Local's tip: Authentic packaged Indian food prepared daily


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

McLain Cycle And Fitness

750 E Eighth St, Traverse City

Third Coast Shuttles

Tours & custom shuttle services
Traverse City Area

Ride Leelanau

E-bike rentals
204 N Saint Jospeh St, Suttons Bay

Crystal River Outfitters

Kayak and bike rentals & sales
6249 W. River Road (M22), Glen Arbor

Riverside Canoe Trips

5042 N Scenic Hwy, Honor

The Cyclery

Full service bike shop
6260 W River Road, Glen Arbor
Leelanau County Tips

🍽 Dining
Most local options close by 8 PM so please plan accordingly

🚲 TART & Leelanau Trails (maps)
A network of multi-use trails in Grand Traverse and Leelanau counties and are great for getting exercise and seeing the countryside

🚲 Palmer Woods Forest Preserve -Mountain Biking Trails (map)

17 miles of public mountain biking trails that are top notch; definitely bring a mountain bike with suspension and proper biking attire

⛱️ Nearby Public Beaches
Van's Beach (Leland)

Good Harbor Bay Beach (Lake Michigan)

Empire Beach (Empire)

Suttons Bay Beach (Suttons Bay)

Myles Kimmerly - Disc Golf Β (maps)
Free 18 hole course; Free parking

Leelanau Curling Club - Located at Broomstack & Kitchen Taphouse

Make a reservation for a 2 hour curling group lesson; 40 minutes of instruction and the rest is curling!

πŸš—Β 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