About Northport, Michigan

Grand Traverse Lighthouse Northport, MI

Spend Your Next Vacation In Northport, MI

Northport is a located in the northeastern side of Leelanau County, Michigan. The town is considered to be the gateway to the Grand Transverse Bay, and the town is one of the first settlements in the county. The village now boasts several attractions such as a park, a harbor, antique shops, full service grocery stores, art galleries and other stores.

The hills that are located around the village are filled with apple and cherry orchards, and visitors can also explore the restored Grand Transverse Lighthouse. Other areas of interest in Northport are the Leelanau Conservancy's Kehl Lake Preserve and Peterson Park.

Local Attractions

The Northport Arts Association is a non-profit association that was founded in 2013. The organization's mission is to help support the arts in the area. The organization is able to accomplish this by creating venues so artists can market, exhibit, enact and offer vehicles for networking and teaching the arts.

All types of arts are supported including:

Writing, Drama, Music, Poetry, Painting, Photography, and Ceramics

Another attraction is Northport Creek Golf Course. This is a par 35, nine-hole course located in Northport. It is situated just a few blocks from the Marina.

Places To Eat

The Garage Bar & Grill is a favorite dining spot for visitors and locals alike. The best part is that the restaurant also caters events.

Tucker's of Northport is a popular bistro that offers delicious food in a very casual setting. The bistro is open for lunch and dinner, and is even open late at night.

The patios are a great place to spend time with friends while sipping on a cocktail. Children can bowl some games or even play a few games in the arcade.

Contact the bistro to find out about its daily drink and food specials, or contact the bistro if you are looking for full service catering. The bistro even doubles as an event venue.


The Northport Inn is a luxurious and spacious 9-room inn located in the downtown area. It is the largest building in the village, and it houses the Northport Fitness Center and Spice World Cafe.

The Inn is located just a few blocks from the Marina and Lake Michigan.

If you are looking for something a little more secluded, Homewood Cottages offers clean cottages with one and two bedrooms. Each cottage has a bathrooms, fully furnished kitchens and private patios. They are also equipped with ceiling fans and gas grills.

Northpoint, Michigan is a quaint village town that is a hidden gem for those left to discover it. For those who know of its treasures, it is the perfect place for a weekend getaway or vacation.

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