During your stay at Sunny Woods you'll find a multitude of things to do around the area every season of the year.

In the Spring, when the forests burst into bloom you'll find plenty of trails to hike around the area. This is also mushroom season, when the Morel Mushroom and Trilliums blanket the forest floor. Visit nearby Mesick, Michigan during their annual Mushroom Festival.

March through May is when the Stealhead and Trout begin their run on the Platte, Betsie and Manistee Rivers. If you are a fisherman there are a number of fishing guides in the area who you can take on either of these three rivers.

With the warm weather you will also find area golf courses opening for the season. Many offer special pre-season rates from their opening through the end of June.

From June through September there are plenty of local events, festivals, weekly concerts, arts and crafts shows and of course the Fourth of July fireworks which take place in Beulah on Crystal Lake and Frankfort on the Lake Michigan beach. The week-long Cherry Festival in Traverse City begins after Independence Day.

In the early fall, the lakes are still warm enough for one last swim. Take a canoe trip down the upper or lower Platte River to to mouth of the Platte on Lake Michigan and watch the salmon migrate upstream.

October offers the return of cool crisp colorful days. Northern Michigan is famous for it's seasonal color change which attracts visitors from around the mid-west.

While you are meandering the country roads, absorbing the peace and colors of the season you may find your Halloween pumpkin at quaint roadside stand along the way. As the leaves fall to the forest floor, hunting season begins in mid-November and the first dusting of snow.

For the sportsman fishing has also become a popular sport in the area, and within minutes you can be on the Big or Little Platte Lake and Crystal Lake.

Visit the following links for a calendar of local information and events.
Benzie County Chamber of Commerce . Traverse City Chamber of Commerce


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Email: swoodsresort@yahoo.com

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