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Elm Valley

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· Suttons Bay, Michigan
20 acres
2 sites
2 Caravan
I am 4th generation to live on our property. we are very lucky to have been able to keep 20 acres where I grew up. We are surrounded by Cherry orchards and vineyards. There are 4 wineries within a mile and the bike trail in half a mile away Boat launch on Lake Leelanau 3 miles away A boat launch on Grand Traverse Bay is 1/2 a mile away Learn more about this land: We have a large hard pack gravel area surrounded by rolling hills and lots of trees. Our house is near by with trees in between. There is a good 60 ft between campers and each site has water and 30 amp. Their own fire pit. We are half a mile from the Leelanau Trail. 10 miles into Traverse city. 5 miles to Suttons Bay
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Suttons Bay, Michigan, United StatesTo respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
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Hosted by Jayne S.Joined in May 2021
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33 Ratings · 30 reviews
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Natasha R.recommends
October 3, 2022
Site 2 - Elm Valley
Jayne’s land was so great! The hookups were really convenient and spot #2 is so cozy and private. As hosts, they were so friendly and helpful. The location was perfect for us since it was so close to the Leelanau Trail. It felt like we were in the middle of the woods with a million stars up above but then it was also super convenient to Suttons Bay, which is such a cute town. I can not say enough good things about our stay! Thank you!
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Patricia D.recommends
September 20, 2022
Site 1 - Elm Valley
Camping and Rustic Glamping!
Wow! Just wow! We can’t say enough about Elm Valley and the hosts Jayne and Mike. We’ve been here for nearly a month and it’s wonderful. The property is stunning, it’s natural, but the amenities that we need (water and 30 amp electric. So much space! The camp site is well maintained with rocks, flowers, fire pit, and a picnic table. This has been a wonderful experience!!!
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Brittany G.recommends
September 19, 2022
Site 2 - Elm Valley
Great stay!
Another wonderful stay! This was our second visit in the span of a month and we are already planning ahead to the next time. The hospitality can’t be beat!
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Craig C.recommends
September 5, 2022
Site 2 - Elm Valley
Leelanau Peninsula Stay
We loved staying at Jayne’s! Marty was very welcoming and gave great suggestions for places around town. The spot for our camper was beautiful and having hookups made it so convenient. If you choose to stay you won’t regret it.
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Brittany G.recommends
August 22, 2022
Site 2 - Elm Valley
Wonderful!
We had a wonderful stay! The spot was perfect to get away for a few days and the hosts were very kind and accommodating. We will be back!
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Lauren Z.recommends
July 31, 2022
Site 1 - Elm Valley
What a lovely spot! Our family throughly enjoyed staying in this beautiful, well-maintained and quiet Hipcamp. The hosts were exceptionally friendly and hospitable. Great access to both Sutton’s Bay and Traverse. We will definitely be back! Thanks for having us!
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Brad C.recommends
July 24, 2022
Site 1 - Elm Valley
Beautiful Site in Leelanau
Great, quiet campsite perfectly level at the top of a hill and nice prairie/wooded view surrounding. There are abundant activities all around including a small but usually empty beach pull off just a few minutes down the road. Jayne and her whole family were amazing hosts and very friendly (even helping tie down some items in our campsite when the wind got out of control and we were gone for the day!) Would definitely return. We’ve stayed at the state parks in the area and thinking we prefer Elm Valley. Only advice is know where you plan to dump your waste on the way back as Google is not extremely reliable suggesting places.
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Susan V.recommends
July 24, 2022
Site 2 - Elm Valley
Great communication from Jayne prior to our arrival. When we arrived Marty helped us back in and get set up. There was a hook up for electric and water. It was quiet and surrounded by beautiful woods. There was a nice picnic table and fire pit. The location was great and close to Suttons Bay and a short drive from Traverse City. Jayne and Marty were very friendly and available for questions if needed. Loved it here and would not hesitate to stay again!
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David M.recommends
July 20, 2022
Site 2 - Elm Valley
Most gracious hosts
Such a beautiful place. The hosts are very nice and helped us out any way they could. Highly recommend it. Northern hospitality at its finest !!!
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Rhonda L.recommends
June 30, 2022
Site 1 - Elm Valley
Great base to explore the Leelanau
Great private site close to all that the area has to offer. Electric and water hookups were a bonus. Jayne was a great communicator and made some great recommendations. If we didn’t live 1000 miles away we’d be back very soon . Thanks again Jayne for sharing with us.
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Amy M.recommends
June 27, 2022
Site 1 - Elm Valley
They did this up right!
What a great set up and such kindness from the moment we booked to the conversation before we headed home. This was our first experience with Hipcamp and it set the bar high! This site was in a beautiful well cared for spot on their property in a secluded area between TC and Suttons Bay. This is a great location for two families to book a site and have there own gathering and explore the area together. Mike and Jayne know the area well and have a passion to share the beauty of the area with others. It was also helpful that there was a gas station less than a mile away that we could pull our 32 ft RV through with ease to gas up and the prices were the same as a Sams club. It was stocked and also has a little take out restaurant inside. We were busy the whole weekend with a wedding so we look forward to coming back to get the fuller experience.
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Michael F.recommends
June 6, 2022
Site 2 - Elm Valley
Perfect spot for a long weekend. We spent the mornings hiking and biking nearby, and the afternoon visiting wineries. We wouldn’t hesitate to stay here again, the site was wonderful.
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Jen H.recommends
June 6, 2022
Site 2 - Elm Valley
Great spot, wonderful hosts!
Jayne's spot was truly wonderful. I was visiting the area for business in my converted van and was happy to find a spot that not only allowed converted vans, but had electric hookups (30 amp - and they had an adapter for my 15 am plugs for me to use!) and a little spout for water. I had plenty of room to pull into and out of my spot - I got to choose from the two since I was the only camper - with each having a very nice fire pit and gorgeous trees all around. It was quiet except for the lone coyotes howling and some little creatures prowling the bushes, which I like quite a bit myself. Jayne and her husband were very friendly - genuinely warm, welcoming, and accommodating - and it was a joy to get to know them. It's a nice location, just far enough away from Traverse City to have more peace and still be close to town - and even closer to Sutton's Bay. I'll definitely be staying again if ever I'm in need of a spot in the area. Highly recommend!
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Nick R.recommends
June 2, 2022
Site 1 - Elm Valley
Nice and private with good firepit and picnic table. Jayne & Mike were so nice and Mike gave us fresh smoked whitefish. The electric and water hookup for the RV worked great. The peninsula area is beautiful. Thanks for the hospitality!
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Linda V.recommends
May 27, 2022
Site 1 - Elm Valley
Pristine wooded setting, nice breezes, clean, friendly and helpful!
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Tim S.recommends
October 18, 2021
Site 1 - Elm Valley
Elm Valley is a beautiful location, in the heart of Leelanau County, and all it has to offer. Jayne communicated very well before our arrival, and met us when we arrived. Our back-in location was tree lined, private and spacious. My only caveat is that I would not have wanted to have a trailer larger than 25’, as turn around space was very tight. I understand they plan to increase this space going forward, so stay tuned for that change. Overall a great experience, and we would come back again.
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Laurie V.recommends
October 4, 2021
Site 1 - Elm Valley
Quiet site, great hosts
Loved our stay at Elm Valley. It was so quiet and close to many great area attractions. Jayne is a wonderful host, welcoming, friendly and not at all in your space. She and her family have lots of plans for the camp sites so it will be fun to visit again next year to see what’s new.
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Jesse P.recommends
September 6, 2021
Site 1 - Elm Valley
What you want in a trip and more!
This was our first time using Hipcamp, and we could not ask for a better experience! Jayne, her family, and her site were nothing less than amazing. I will be staying there everytime I visit the TC area if it is open. Again I can not speak high enough of Jayne, her family, and the site. She welcomed us with open arms, and made our experience amazing
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Michaela S.recommends
August 23, 2021
Site 1 - Elm Valley
Elm Valley was the perfect place to park our camper for our northern Michigan adventure. Jayne is so helpful and sweet and it was the perfect amount of privacy. The view of the stars and moon at night was amazing. The location was perfect! Highly recommend.
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Trish B.recommends
July 21, 2021
Site 1 - Elm Valley
Amazing hosts, peaceful camping spo
This place was amazing! The hosts were super friendly. The space is quiet with lots of trees.🌳 I highly recommended this place. If we are ever back in this area we will definitely stay here.
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Michelle L.recommends
July 21, 2021
Site 2 - Elm Valley
Peaceful and quiet.
What a peaceful place! With only two spaces, it was perfect for a meetup with our friends... Our own private campground. The quiet was perfect, yet we were close to so many things to do. Our hosts were spectacular - super helpful and friendly. Absolutely loved this space!
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David I.recommends
July 19, 2021
Site 1 - Elm Valley
We had such a great time at Elm Valley. The surrounding area is beyond beautiful, and Jayne's palce is the perfect base camp. Jayne was an incredible host, and the site was both conveniently located and very private. What a beautiful spot! We hope to make Elm Valley an anual trip.
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Matt B.recommends
July 13, 2021
Site 1 - Elm Valley
Fantastic
Jayne was super welcoming and made our stay perfect. Spot #1 was perfect for our 33ft travel trailer. We were only a short distance from both Sutton's Bay and Traverse City. Super quiet and peaceful.
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Toni B.recommends
July 5, 2021
Site 2 - Elm Valley
July 4th weekend
The site was reasonably private. Jayne and her husband were very nice and very helpful. Easy access. Would definitely stay there again.
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Nicole W.recommends
June 30, 2021
Site 1 - Elm Valley
Awesome location!!
Mike and Jayne are awesome. I can’t say enough about them and their place. Such a great location. It’s a hidden gem so don’t miss out. We will for sure be back.
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Vicky H.recommends
June 23, 2021
Site 2 - Elm Valley
Will stay there again!
We had a wonderful stay at Elm Valley. Jayne and Mike were very welcoming and helpful. Even though their house is close to the spot we were occupying, it was separated by trees so we felt very secluded. Our view was very pretty. Elm Valley is also situated in a great place to stay to visit Traverse City and surrounding area. When we take another visit to the area, we certainly will want to stay there again.
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Dave C.recommends
June 21, 2021
Site 2 - Elm Valley
Great location, great hosts!
We really enjoyed our stay on Jayne's property. The location is perfect (~15min north of Traverse City, and about a mile from the West Bay), and the site itself is quiet and beautiful. It's been beautifully landscaped with great rock fire pits surrounded by trees and nature. The hosts were helpful and we were very happy with our stay!
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Jessica J.recommends
June 14, 2021
Site 1 - Elm Valley
We had a lovely time staying here. Definitely will be back! It had a nice wooded area the kids loved to play in! Quiet and peaceful and not far from the cutest little beach at Suttons Bay beach and only a 20 minute drive to Traverse City. Great option for peaceful, secluded camping with lots of great touristy options!
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Hendrik V.recommends
May 31, 2021
Site 2 - Elm Valley
Great Place to Stay Highly recommended!! Convenient location close to both Suttons Bay and Traverse City. Easy to follow directions to locate, clean and accessible area to park the trailer, functional hookups for electrical and water, picnic table and fire pit. There’s also nearby access to the tart trail (fun bike rides to wineries, hop lot brewing, etc.). Hosts were very friendly and accommodating - even sharing fresh caught & smoked fish!
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Charrise M.recommends
May 31, 2021
Site 1 - Elm Valley
Perfect Quiet Getaway!
Elm Valley is a hidden treasure! It’s quiet and serene, with plenty of space for a nice sized camper. Jayne and Mike were the perfect hosts, accommodating our every request and making sure we were comfortable and satisfied. The location is convenient to all the area wineries, restaurants and lakes. Elm Valley is our go-to spot for the Traverse City area, and Jayne and Mike are our newest camping friends!
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