Awards & Accolades for The Homestead

Touring & Tasting
Gold Medal Accommodation
- Touring & Tasting Magazine

10 Most Adventurous Honeymoons
Annual Guide to the 50 Best Honeymoon Spots
- the knot

Best View From a Ski Run, Top of the C Lift
- Traverse Magazine

The Oakland Press Best of the Best Choice Homestead Resort

“Best of Best” Resort Category
- Readers’ Choice, The Oakland Press

2011 Pick: The Knot Best of Weddings2012 Pick: The Knot Best of Weddings2013 Pick: The Knot Best of WeddingsThe Knot Best of Weddings 2014

2011-2014 Best of Weddings
- the knot

2010 Golfweek's Best New Courses

Manitou Passage Golf Club
2011 GOLFWEEK’S Best New Courses

Good Morning America's America's Most Beautiful Place: The Homestead

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
“Most Beautiful Place in America”
- ABC Good Morning America

Best Beach for Lake Lovers
- Jetsetter


“Park, Recreational and Open Space Planning”
- American Society of Landscape Architects

“One of America’s 30 Favorite Family Resorts”
- Better Homes & Gardens

“… the nicest place in the Midwest.”
- Best Family Resorts of North America

“Best Secret Summer Resort”
- The Detroit News

“Spa Amira, Best of Leelanau”
- Northern Express

“Your role… in operations which save the life of Danny Culp, 12…”
- National Park Service

“Thanks for your help in preserving the Crystal River.”
- Dusty Schultz, Superintendent, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

“Partner in Education”
- Glen Lake Community Schools

“Best Beaches on the Great Lakes”
- Dr. Stephen Leatherman, Laboratory for Coastal Research

“Number one Midwest nature escape for families!”
- Disney’s Family Fun Magazine

“Best Beaches on the Great Lakes”
- Men’s Journal