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EXCLUSIVE OUTDOOR ADVENTURE PACKAGE $140 per person in addition to room rates
Get outdoors and explore the beauty of Leelanau County! This exclusive-to-Black Star Farms adventure package will provide you with an experience that you won’t forget, offering up a day of biking, sightseeing, and paddling on the beautiful bay.

Beginning at the Inn you will cycle three miles along the Leelanau Trail into the quaint village of Suttons Bay. Here, you will enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch provided by our Hearth & Vine Café on the beach overlooking the bay. Following lunch and any exploring you may do around town, you will head to Suttons Bay Bikes and Grand Traverse Bike Tours to pick up your paddleboards or kayaks, don your swimsuits, and begin your adventure on the water. Your paddleboard or kayak experience will include all the necessary equipment and a brief lesson, ensuring you have a fun, safe experience on the tranquil waters of Grand Traverse Bay. When you are done paddling, feel free to continue exploring the area by bike or foot. If you are ready to return to Black Star Farms however, simply hop back on your bikes and ride at a casual pace along the trail back to the Inn. If you are looking for a day of adventure in Leelanau County, then this is it!

Bikes will be dropped for you at Black Star Farms between 9-10am the morning of your tour. You can choose to paddleboard or kayak any time between the hours of 12-5pm. Bikes will be picked up the following morning from the Inn, allowing you to remain flexible and enjoy the day at your own pace.
  • Available Sep 21, 2017 - Sep 30, 2017
  • Stay for at least 1 night
ROMANTIC GETAWAY PACKAGE $150 in addition to room rates
Relax with two 1/2 hour massages in our private onsite massage room. Enjoy our award-winning sparkling wine with commemorative logo flutes. And soak in the tub while awakening your senses with fragrant Aveda bath salts.
10% discount off one night
  • Available Year-Round
Pair all the things you love about Black Star Farms in your next 2-night getaway! Our Ultimate Experience Packages will provide you a 2-night relaxing escape in our luxurious Inn, a gourmet cooking class with our Executive Chef Cole Thornton, a special, educational wine tasting, all topped off by an exclusive 3-course wine paired dinner experience.

Of course you will also enjoy all the other wonderful Inn amenities including nightly hospitality hour, bottle of our house wine, gourmet farm-fresh breakfast, use of our sauna, hiking trails and more!

Sample itinerary:

First Day – check in 4:00 PM, hospitality hour with complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres 5:30 PM

Second Day – breakfast 9:00 AM, cooking class 12:00 PM, wine seminar 3:00 PM, hospitality hour 5:30 PM, 3-course wine paired dinner 6:30 PM

Third Day – breakfast 9:00 AM, checkout 11:00 AM

Available Dates:

April 30th-May 2nd

November 12th-14th

December 10th-12th
  • Available Dec 10, 2017 - Dec 12, 2017
  • Available Nov 12, 2017 - Nov 14, 2017
  • Stay for at least 2 consecutive nights
  • Purchase Ultimate Experience Package (Cooking)
  • Leelanau Wine Trail Bike Tour
    This is truly unique wine county experience! Roll down the paved Leelanau Trail to boutique wineries along the way. Grand Traverse Bike Tours will pick up your wine and bring you lunch to enjoy overlooking the vineyards.

    On this tour you will casually roll down the Leelanau Trail making detours to the wineries. The tour starts and stops from Grand Traverse Bike Tours in Suttons Bay. The tour is self-guided which allows you to travel at your own pace, stop to soak in the scenery or stay a little longer at your favorite winery. The trail is easy to follow and they will help plan your route to the wineries of your choice. They provide service for flat tires, mechanical failures, losing your way, severe weather rescue, transporting wine purchases and just about anything else that may come up. Best of all they deliver a catered deli box lunch to a winery, so you can settle in for your own private picnic overlooking the vineyards. The tour route is flat to gently rolling terrain, averaging 3-5 miles of riding between winery visits.

    If you are looking for an exceptional experience in wine country but want the flexibility of being on your own, the Leelanau Wine Trail Bike Tour is perfect for you. Start anytime before 11:00 AM,
    finish between 3:30 PM and 5:00 PM.


    Bike & helmet rental
    Route planning advice provided on the morning of your tour
    Map highlighting routes and destinations
    Catered deli box lunch delivery*
    Snacks & water
    Van support (wine purchases pickup!)
    Roadside assistance
    Souvenir water bottle

    Wine Tasting Fees are not included
    *Special dietary needs can be met.
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    $65 per person
  • Leland Paddleboard Tour
    Clear blue water, scenic views, lunch along the river, and time to explore historic Leland and Fishtown! On this tour, a guide will lead you on a casual paddle along one of Lake Leelanau’s most scenic stretches of water, ending upriver in the quaint fishing village of Leland. Here, you will enjoy lunch overlooking the river and have time to explore the Leland’s boutique shops and its historic district, Fishtown.

    This tour is a unique and carefree way to experience scenic Lake Leelanau and visit the village of Leland. You will need to paddle yourself along the shore, but the tour company will take care of the rest! Lunch will be waiting following our 1.5 mile paddle, and Leland will be yours to explore at a leisurely pace. Wine tasting available after the paddle at Verterra winery. This tour is great exercise, and can be handled by all paddleboarding skill levels. Before embarking, your guide will provide an introductory lesson on paddleboarding, ensuring you master the basics and have a fun, safe experience with us on Lake Leelanau.

    Paddleboard and life jacket rental
    Knowledgeable local guide (w/ lifeguard certification)
    Gourmet picnic lunch
    Photos of your tour
    Transportation to and from Leland (from Suttons Bay)
    Introductory paddleboard lesson
    Souvenir water bottle

    Waterproof shoes (sandals, beach shoes)
    Sunglasses, hat, sunscreen, waterproof camera (optional but recommended)

    The tour is between 10:30am - 2:30pm, and available Monday, Tuesday and Friday

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    $85 per person
  • 75 Min. Massage
    Enjoy a 75 minute massage in our spa room - please indicate desired date and time in the special notes when reserving your room. Also, if booking two massages, please let us know if you prefer back-to-back or side-by-side massages. Male or female therapist can be scheduled upon request.
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  • 90 Min. Massage
    Enjoy a 90 minute massage in our spa room - please indicate desired date and time in the special notes when reserving your room. Also, if booking two massages, please let us know if you prefer back-to-back or side-by-side massages. Male or female therapists can be scheduled upon request.
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  • Artisan Cheese Board
    Local and imported artisan cheeses with seasonal fruit preserves and house made crackers.
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  • Charcuterie Board
    Chef’s selection of cured meats and salamis, bread and butter pickles, whole grain mustard, toasted bread.
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  • Picnic for Two
    Let our Executive Chef Cole pack up a picnic for you to enjoy out on the trails, at the beach, or secluded in your cozy room. Seasonal menu consists of a three coursed do-it-yourself dining experience. Includes bottled waters. Wine can be added for additional charges. Please note any dietary restrictions and let us know which date you would like the basket.
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  • Sparkling Wine and Flutes
    Include a bottle of chilled Bedazzled sparkling wine in your room upon arrival with two Black Star Farms engraved logo flutes. Perfect for any celebration!
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  • 1/2 Dozen Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
  • Blossoms, Bubbles & Berries
    $130 includes:
    Sparkling wine with logo flutes
    Mixed bouquet of flowers (balloons may be substituted with advance notice by contacting your innkeeper)
    Half dozen Chocolate covered strawberries
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  • Dozen Roses
  • Mixed Bouquet
    Minimum $70
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  • Balloons
    Include a bouquet of helium balloons placed in your room before check in. Please note occasion in special notes.
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