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    Your Passport to Fun Awaits In Benzie County

    The “Passport to Fun” is a great way to save on your Benzie County Getaway. With over fifteen free or discounted food, restaurant, sightseeing, kayak and golfing opportunities valued at $200, you'll find plenty of fun to enjoy. It also includes a Sleeping Bear Dunes two-for-one boat cruise on a brand new glass bottom boat with seating for 149 people.




    Among the Free “Passport to Fun” Items Are:

    Tote bag from the Benzie County Visitors Bureau
    Slice of Cherry Pie from The Cherry Hut
    Root Beer Float at Frankfort A&W
    Breadsticks at A. Papano’s Pizza
    2 Note Cards at State of the Art Framing & Gallery
    3 Smoked Sausages from Port City Smokehouse
    Large Popcorn from The Garden Theater
    Handmade Donut and Coffee from Crescent Bakery
    Small (12 pack) of gift cards of original block prints from Gwen Frostic
    Homemade Ice Cream Cone at Hill Top Soda Shoppe
    Spinach Artichoke Dip Appetizer from Laughing Horse Restaurant & Saloon

    Did You Know? - The 2010 motion picture “Youth in Revolt” with Michael Sera featured scenes in Benzie County, Michigan?

    “Benzie County has natural beauty and a captivating relaxed charm that many have discovering as a perfect getaway. We offer some of the best golfing, fishing, kayaking and other outdoor recreation in a beautiful part of the United States along the coastline of Lake Michigan. Benzie County’s Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is breathtaking in every season and the small villages are artsy and cool with great restaurants and lodging,” said Benzie County Visitors Bureau Board Chairman Rick Schmitt.

    Travel to Benzie County is a day’s drive or less from major Midwestern cities including Detroit, Grand Rapids, Chicago, Fort Wayne, and Indianapolis, as well as, Milwaukee - by way of the Lake Express Ferry from Milwaukee to Muskegon.

    By Melody Schubert

    Getting There:

    Visit for current events, news, plus sites and lodging participating in “Passport to Fun”.