Applesauce Inn is at the heart of Northern Michigan’s most scenic and popular tourist area.
Whether you’re an indoor or outdoor enthusiast, we’re close to everywhere you want to be!
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7296 S. M-88 Hwy
Bellaire MI  49615
Phone:   (231) 533-6448


Latitude:     44.92441429698819  (44 deg   55 min   27.8898 seconds)
Longitude:  -85.18017768859863 (-85 deg   10 min  48.6402 seconds)

From US-131:  Follow US 131 through Kalkaska into Mancelona; go left (North/West) at the light onto M-88 toward Bellaire.  The Inn is 6 1/2 miles out on M-88 on the left (1.5 miles past Del Mason Road).

From I-75 North: Take Exit 270 toward Waters 1/3 mile, then left on Marlette Road 1/2 Mile, then turn right on S. OLD 27 three miles, then turn left (west) on Mancelona Rd/CR-38.  Mancelona Rd/C-38 will bring you to US 131 (10 miles at least).  At the light, go straight through onto M-88.  The Inn is 6 1/2 miles North/West on M-88 on the left (1.5 miles past Del Mason Road). OR Take the Grayling Exit and Follow M-72 West to US 131 North to M-88 North/West.

From Traverse City / US 31 South / M-72 East or West:  North on Hill Road at Skegemog Lake Scenic Turnout (just East of Williamsburg).  At stop sign, turn left onto County Road 597 (Rapid City Road).  Follow through Rapid City and Alden.  Turn left in Alden onto East Torch Lake Drive/Alden Highway.  Follow Alden Highway (don’t take the East Torch Lake Drive turnoff) 5 miles.  Just past the Grass River Natural Area & the “S” curve, turn left on Comfort Road (it’s unmarkedfollow the Shanty Creek Resort signs).  Follow Comfort Road 1 1/2 miles to the stop sign at M-88.  Turn right and go up the hill, house is 3/4 mile on the right just past the Campground.

From US 31 North:
  Follow US 31 to Eastport, go East on M-88.  Follow through Central Lake and Bellaire.  We are 3.5 miles Southeast of Bellaire on Right hand side at the top of the hill just past Comfort Road and the Chain of Lakes Campground.