Thyme Inn

This restored 19th-century American farmhouse B&B and cooking school is a 6 minutes’ drive to Sleeping Bear Dunes.

The antiques-appointed rooms have en suite bathrooms (some with claw-foot soaking tubs) and air-conditioning.

Perks include chef-made breakfasts, afternoon tea and pastries and evening wine receptions. There are quiet places to sit both inside and out and private cooking lessons with the innkeeper may be arranged.

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