Suttons Bay is located on the shores of Traverse City’s West Bay in Leelanau County, just 15 north of Traverse City, Michigan. A coastal village boasts itself as one of the best places to live in Michigan, with many retirees living in Suttons Bay.
The year-round village is known for its specialty shopping, unique restaurants, bed and breakfasts and historic charm. The town is very walkable, with shops, cafes and beaches all near each other. Marina Park is a favorite beach with its soft, sandy beaches, and crystal blue waters. The Leelanau trail is easily accessible, and is a favorite for visitors and residents alike.
Visitors enjoy cycling, cross-country skiing, boating, wine tasting, skiing, shopping, golf, fine dining, and more. No matter what your activity of choice when visiting Northern Michigan, Suttons bay has something for everyone!