Please take a tour of these links to some of our favorite spots in the world!

Please take a tour of these links to some of our favorite spots in the world!

Welcome to some our favorite places. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to show you some wonderful spots in Florence that we recommend to anyone planning a trip to this beautiful part of Italy. Back in the states, here are some great websites for two of the Indianapolis organizations that we’re passionate about.


If you visit Florence…

We recommend this great hotel and invite you to enjoy some of our favorite restaurants…

Villa San Michele -

Harry's Bar -

Trattoria Armando -

Ristorante Fagioli -


To learn more about Florence and its culture visit…

The Florentine, the English Speaking Language News Magazine in Florence

The Florentine is an independent free press and the longest running English-language publication in Florence. Our own Jane Fortune is Cultural Editor of The Florentine and writes regularly in the Jane Fortune Mosaics. 


In Indianapolis…

Indianapolis has a thriving cultural scene and the addition of a ballet company in 2009 filled an important void in the city’s professional ballet scene and compliments the dance and art institutions that have long been part of Indianapolis’ cultural life. To learn more please visit their website.

Indianapolis City Ballet -

Advancing Women Artists Foundation -

The foundation identifies and restores work by Florentine women artists, bringing to view groundbreaking works of art, many of which have been overlooked for centuries.


In Leelanau County...

Looking for a great place to say while you're visiting beautiful Leelanau County?   Try one of these wonderful lodging destinations.  

Centro del Paese
310 St Joseph St.
Suttons Bay, MI 49682
(231) 271-7423

Duneswood Resort
7194 S. Dune Highway
Empire, MI

Fountain Point Resort
990 South Lake Leelanau Drive
PO Box 175
Lake Leelanau, MI 49653

Glen Arbor Bed and Breakfast and Cottages
6548 Western Avenue
Glen Arbor, MI 49636
(231) 334-6789

Korner Kottage
503 North St. Joseph Ave.
P.O. Box 174
Suttons Bay, MI 49682

Leelanau Boat Club
Fax: 231-256-7774

North Park West
M-22 and M-204
Suttons Bay, MI 49682

The Cottages on Suttons Bay
124 S Shore Drive
Suttons Bay, MI 49682

Vineyard Inn
1338 N. Pebble Beach
Suttons Bay, MI 49682
Fax: 231-946-1319

Whaleback Inn
1757 N. Manitou Trail, M-22
PO Box 1125
Leland, MI 49654-1125


If you're traveling by motorhome or bringing your fifth-wheel or travel trailer, check out one of these great RV resorts.

 Lake Leelanau RV Resort
3101 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Lake Leelanau, MI 49653
(231) 256-7236

Wild Cherry RV Resort
8563 E. Horn Road
Lake Leelanau, Mi 49653


While you're in Leelanau County we encourage you to check out some of our fine merchants.

Michelle's Miracle
P.O. Box 516
Leland, MI 49654
Fax: 231.256.2800

Northern Latitudes Distillery
112 E. Philip Street
Lake Leelanau, MI 49653

Shady Lane Cellars
9580 Shady Lane
Suttons Bay, Michigan 49682
(231) 947-8865
Fax: (231) 947-7616