The town of Northport, MI is a genuinely picturesque town with many things to do and see, more that you would expect from a town its size. It is located on the Leelanau Peninsula, near its tip. It overlooks the very well known Grand Traverse Bay, which in itself provides countless opportunity for relaxing and recreation. If you are looking for a place to visit to relax and take in beauty, this is definitely an ideal spot for it.
One of the most popular attractions is the bay. Whether it be winter, summer, or the seasons in between, you will find that there is something to peak the interests of anyone. A very common activity that people come to the area for is fishing. The bay is full of desirable catch and can be enjoyed from the shore or on a boat.
If you enjoy visiting unique shops and boutiques you will not be disappointed. One that you absolutely must check out is Boutique By Mary Kent. There you will find one of a kind items, accessories and women's fashion clothing. Another stop that should be on your list is Pennington Collection. In addition to being a gift shop that specializes in unique items, you will find some beautiful knick knacks and rare pieces. There is sure to be something wonderful to bring home to a special friend or family member that was not able to come along. Last, but not least, is North Shore Outfitters, a clothing store that caters to the clothing needs for the area. There you will find the most fashionable items that will keep you comfortable no matter what time of year it might be.
Art is somewhat a staple of the town, and the fact that they have more than a few galleries for viewing certainly attests to that. You can find everything from wall art to intricate sculptures. There is a theme with a lot of the art focusing on the beauty that the scenery provides, but it certainly is not limited to that. If art is something that you enjoy, or you simply like to explore, you should definitely take the time to visit their galleries.
Northport is definitely a small town, but one of the best things about it is its charm. You will find it to be an extremely relaxing environment that still has a great deal to explore despite its size.
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