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A Modern Cozy Up North Resort

Near Sleeping Bear Dunes

Welcome to Sleeping Bear Resort, a peaceful escape located in Lake Ann, Michigan. This unique lakefront property on Herendeen Lake is owned and operated by Steve and Leah Bechtol, who’ve enjoyed vacationing in the Sleeping Bear Dunes area with their family for many years. The resort features six cozy cabins with modern amenities you’ll love, a five Bedroom Hand Hewn Log Home, and a six Bedroom Remodeled Farm Home. All accommodations have excellent lake views, so you can soak up all the natural beauty Northern Michigan offers.

Sleeping Bear Resort is also a perfect hub for exploring tourist attractions like Sleeping Bear Dunes, Traverse City, and the Leelanau Peninsula. From hiking the dunes to skiing at Crystal Mountain, Sleeping Bear Resort is the perfect place to make memories that last a lifetime. We look forward to helping your family create lasting memories during your stay at our lakefront Northern Michigan Resort.

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Aerial View in Autumn of Sleeping Bear Resort
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We’ve prepared all the information you’ll need prior to your stay, like our check-in process, parking information, directions, and a packing list so that you can plan for your visit accordingly.

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The Bear's Den Backyard at Sleeping Bear Resort
Resort Amenities

Sleeping Bear Resort features unique amenities like kayaking, fishing boats, a private beach, bonfire pits, a water bouncer, and more incredible amenities you won’t find just anywhere!


Host a Group

Hosting a group vacation? Sleeping Bear Resort is the perfect place to host your next family reunion, corporate retreat, celebration, girls’ getaways, guys’ getaways, and more!


Explore Northern Michigan

Discover Lake Ann

Lake Ann is a charming small town with a laid-back atmosphere where visitors can unwind and relax while enjoying the natural beauty of their surroundings. The lake is pristine and crystal-clear, perfect for swimming, fishing, and other water activities. Explore our recommendations for the top things to do in Lake Ann during your stay at our resort.

Lake Ann is uniquely located on the edge of three counties in Northern Michigan. You can go 20 minutes in any direction and find lots of fun stuff to do. Sleeping Bear Resort is in the perfect location for those that like to explore.

Things To Do In Lake Ann

Discover Traverse City

As the largest city in the 21-county Northern Michigan region, Traverse City has many breweries, restaurants, local shops, and up north activities. We recommend taking a day trip to Traverse City, visiting the Old Mission Peninsula, and exploring all our recommendations for the top things to do in Traverse City during your stay at our resort.

Things To Do In Traverse City

Things To Do in Benzie

Benzie County is a beautiful area to explore, with plenty of things to see and do. Visit the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Betsie Valley Trail, and more by discovering our recommendations for the top things to do during your stay at our resort.

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Things To Do in Leelanau

Leelanau County is known for its natural beauty, small towns, and wineries. Hike the Leelanau Conservancy Nature Preserves, visit the historic Fishtown, and more by exploring our recommendations for the top things to do during your stay at our resort.

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Start planning your escape to Northern Michigan! Explore our cabin rental availability to find the perfect accommodations for your desired vacation dates. We recommend booking far in advance as our lakefront cabins and lodge sell out quickly, especially in peak season.

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