Entries by Sunset Lodge

Birding in Leelanau County

Omena is home to Saving Birds Thru Habitat, created by renowned birding advocate & author Kay Charter to help stem the decline of our migratory songbird population by teaching people of all ages how to protect, enhance and restore habitat for North American birds. Their Habitat Discovery Center grounds offer lessons on how to do just that, and is […]

Grand Traverse Lighthouse

Located on the tip of the Leelanau Peninsula north of Northport the Grand Traverse Light has been guiding ships and sailors since 1852. The lighthouse has been restored and is an excellent museum showing what life was like for the lightkeeper and their families. 7 Days a Week May – 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm […]

Tamarack Gallery in Omena

Tamarack Gallery was started in 1972 by David and Sally Viskochil, and they moved the gallery to Omena in 1976. What began as a small fine crafts gallery featuring ten artists is now a showcase for fine art, crafts, outsider, and folk art. The gallery represents over sixty-five artists from all over the country. Click to […]

Knot Just a Bar in Omena

Knot Just a Bar is located right down the hill from Sunset Lodge in Omena. There’s few better locations than theirs, which overlooks Omena Harbor and Grand Traverse Bay. The Knot is a casual place to get a quick bite or a full meal, and they have a full bar featuring an extensive selection of craft […]

Kilcherman’s Christmas Cove Apple Farm

Our ancestors grew and enjoyed apple varieties from the 1600s, 1700s, 1800s and early 1900s from many foreign countries and states here in America. Antique apple flavors are a tasty treat, and a visit to Kilcherman’s Farm in the fall to choose from dozens of apple varieties and delicious cider is an experience to remember for […]