Welcome to Shoe String Resort Motel in beautiful Grand Traverse County in Traverse City, Michigan, where we offer comfortable and affordable lodging accommodations. Nestled in a secluded area, just walking distance from the Boardman River and Arbutus Lake, where boats can be rented for fishing on Arbutus Lake. Locate in the heart of some of the finest snowmobiling and Cross Country skiing areas in Michigan, as well as viewing a gorgeous display of fall colors. Just minutes from some of the finest shopping in Northern Michigan. Nineteen clean and well equipped air conditioned 1-3 BR cottages and 2 BR mobiles, nicely furnished including linens. Remote with amenities of the city and nature, easily reached, 8 miles south of Traverse City. An extended stay facility, a place more home than hotel. Where lodging is available spring, summer, fall, and winter. So when looking for Traverse City lodging, please give Shoe String Resort and Motel a call! You'll be sure to have a comfortable and relaxing stay.
From Traverse City:
Turn South on Garfield at US-31, E Front St, M-72. Go approximately 10 miles. Turn left on E. River Rd. and go east for 0.1 miles. Turn left on Arbutus Hill Rd. and go North for about 100 feet to 2960 Arbutus Hill Rd.
Turn North at the light at M113 and CR-611, Garfield Rd. Go 4.2 miles and turn right on Arbutus Hill Rd. and go North for about 0.1 miles (just 100 feet past E. River Rd.) to 2960 Arbutus Hill Rd.
Continue east on US 31 5.7 miles to intersection of M-37. Continue East on Beitner Rd for 1.6 miles. Turn right on W. River Rd. go Southeast 6.2 miles. Just a short distance after going past Garfield Rd., turn left on Arbutus Hill Rd. and go North about 100 feet to 2960 Arbutus Hill Rd.