A fall color tour in Northern Michigan offers a surreal beauty that can’t be found in many places. The trees debut their bright new coverings in endless shades of yellow, orange and red, and the brisk invigorating air demands us to explore the Northern Michigan outdoors. Stop for a moment and warm up at these Northern Michigan coffee shops during your fall color tour adventure along M-22, recently named America’s best scenic autumn drive by USA Today.
429 Main St., Frankfort
404 Main St., Frankfort
This delightful bakery doesn’t just serve great coffee, handmade baked goods and hearty sandwiches, they let you order them online so you can get in, out and start your day. Take a look at their menu and bread schedule.
6443 W. Western Ave., Glen Arbor
With over 100 coffees to choose from, you’re bound to find a flavor you like – or 20. You can’t go wrong with Chocolate Cherry Festival, SnickerCookie or Pumpkin Pie.
116 E. Philip St., Lake Leelanau
This bicyclist-friendly coffeehouse is known for their deliciously sweet Pedaling Beans mocha with its heavenly swirl of white chocolate and caramel. Try it with a blueberry scone from 9 Bean Rows.
202 W. Main St., Lake Leelanau
Using only organic, natural and whole food ingredients, this cafe is sure to “feed your senses.” Try their hummingbird nectar iced tea with a mixed berry scone, or peruse their breakfast and lunch menu for local favorites like the bridge bagel and black bean burger.
106 N. Main St., Leland
The baristas at this coffee and tea bar have their latte art perfected. Learn about their specialty pour over coffee brewing and grab a classic espresso drinks before exploring Fishtown.
201 N. Mill St., Northport
You’ve reached the northernmost point of M-22! Stop for a cup of fresh-brewed coffee, tea and delicious baked goods.
Offering a little bit of everything, this café is your one stop for coffee, breakfast, lunch and dinner. If you’re at the end of your fall color tour, check out their selection of local Northern Michigan wines or the full bar.
While planning your Northern Michigan fall color tour weekends be sure to add a drive through M-119’s Tunnel of Trees and a Leelanau County Color Tour!