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Michigan Tunnel of Trees Map - Harbor Springs Fall Color Tour Drive, Pond Hill Farm, Good Hart, and Cross Village in Northern Michigan on M119 - Most Scenic Road Trip

Fall treesMichigan Tunnel of Trees Map - Harbor Springs Fall Color Tour and Road Trip


Michigan Tunnel of Trees Map - Harbor Springs Fall Color Tour Drive in Northern Michigan on M119 | By Sherry Trautman | Travel-Mi.com | Updated: September 8, 2022


The Tunnel of Trees Harbor Springs MI is one of the most scenic drives in America!

Chris and I love to drive this popular Michigan fall color tour destination every year.  It's a Michigan vacation destination enjoyed throughout four seasons.  

Michigan tunnel of trees drive on M119 is very entertaining as there are several stops along the way.  Chris loves the very curvy road with sneak peeks of Lake Michigan's shoreline. It's the perfect road for sports cars or motorcycles! 

Tunnel of Trees Petoskey-The tunnel of trees begins 10 miles north of Petoskey. It's one of our favorite places to go in Michigan in the fall. It's an incredible Michigan fall color drive!

Generally, the trees in this region change color late in the season, but check our Michigan Fall Color Map for predictions.




This Michigan Fall Roadtrip Tour Includes:

  1. Thorne Swift Nature Preserve (Scenic Boardwalk Trails with Incredible Views of Lake Michigan)
  2. Pond Hill Farm (Wine Tasting, Pumpkins, Hot Chocolate, Hay Rides)
  3. Good Hart Michigan (Cute Shops like the General Store and A Studio!)
  4. Cross Village Michigan (Legs Inn!)
  5. Tunnel of Trees Michigan Hotels (Best Places to stay while vacationing in Northern Michigan!)

Let's start exploring the Harbor Springs tunnel of trees!


Interactive Tunnel of Trees Michigan Map

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Remember to use the Tunnel of Trees Google Map for real-time navigation as you drive.


Where Does the Tunnel of Trees Start?

Wondering where is the Tunnel of Trees Michigan located? The Harbor Springs Tunnel of Trees begins in Harbor Springs, just North of Petoskey on M-119.

If you need an actual address, just type in Harbor Point Golf Club, Harbor Springs as M-119 runs along the south side of the club. But basically, just drive into Harbor Springs and stay on M-119.  

  • Is Harbor Springs worth visiting? Yes! It's a great small village with cute shops, scenic marina and restaurants worth exploring. Grab our Harbor Springs Guide!

Visiting the Tunnel of Trees is a Michigan Fall tradition!


Got Questions?

Do you have questions while planning your Michigan vacation to the Tunnel of Trees? 

Check out our Frequently Asked Questions List!

Color Tour Stop #1. Thorne Swift Nature Preserve - Scenic Boardwalk Trails Leading to Lake Michigan


Along the Harbor Springs Tunnel of Trees is the Thorn Swift Nature Preserve.  I think it's definitely worth veering off the beaten path to visit this incredibly neat boardwalk path with views of Lake Michigan.

It's one of the best places in Michigan to visit while touring the tunnel of trees scenic heritage route.



Thorne Swift Nature Preserve Address: 6696 Lower Shore Dr, Harbor Springs, MI 49740

Directions: From Harbor Springs, take M-119 northwest 3.8 miles to Lower Shore Drive. Follow Lower Shore Drive for ½ mile. The preserve is on the left.

Trail Hours: April 15 - November 15 – Daily 10 am to sunset.

Nature Center Hours Memorial:   Labor Day- October 23– Weekends Only, 10 am - 7 pm



Above is a trail map of Thorne Swift Nature Center.  There are restrooms and a cute nature center to visit!


Color Tour Stop #2. Visit Pond Hill Farm in Harbor Springs Michigan

Pond Hill Farm Address: 5699 S Lake Shore Dr, Harbor Springs, MI 49740

What is there to do in Pond Hill Farm? Check out their new large outdoor Biergarten for food, beer, wine and hard cider! Chris and I love to walk around their farm and enjoy the gnome house hunt through the woods! There's also a fabulous pumpkin patch in the fall and a playground for kids. 



Oh, and you will just love their furry critters!  Chris and I were crazy about the adorable sheep, goats and pigs at Pond Hill Farm. So cute!



Pond Hill Farm has a cute café to grab lunch, drinks or snacks!  You can also enjoy wine tasting!

So, while driving the tunnel of trees this Michigan fall, stop in to Pond Hill Farm!


Color Tour Stop #3. Stop in Good Hart Michigan Along the Tunnel of Trees Northern Michigan


Chris and I love pulling over in Good Hart to visit the General Store, A Studio and Primitive Images while touring the Michigan tunnel of trees scenic heritage route.




There's so many fun shops to explore and purchase homemade goods, home décor and novelty items to remember your trip to the Michigan tunnel of trees!

There are porta-johns at the back (left side) of the General Store.



Visit A Studio while in Good Hart Michigan.  They have lots of fun home décor items, artwork, clothing, blankets and gifts!



How cute is Primitive Images!  They have cute home décor, tea tastings and Michigan gifts. Come explore Good Hart today!


What To Wear: Super Cute Fall Sweaters

Golden Sweater for WomenOpen Front Long Sleeve Chunky Knit Cardigan Sweaters Loose Outwear Coat
Three neutral colors in a women's sweaterLong Sleeve Crewneck Color Block Patchwork Pullover Knit Sweater Tops


I'm such a fan of both of these lovely fall sweaters, I need more pumpkin colored items in my closet for sure. 

This golden pumpkin colored cable knit sweater comes in so many colors, you will love the selection!  And color block sweaters are so hot this season!  This fall sweater comes in a TON of styles and colors, so check it out!


Color Tour Stop #4. Our Final Stop is Legs Inn in Cross Village Michigan + Shops

Legs Inn Address: 6425 N Lake Shore Dr, Cross Village, MI 49723

While driving the Michigan Tunnel of Trees you are bound to get hungry! 

Housemade Polish cuisine is Legs Inn's specialty, but you will find a wide variety of American dishes, including locally-caught Great Lakes Whitefish on their menu. The Great Lakes Smoked Whitefish (served with crackers) is awesome! 

The last time we were there we shared the Old World Sampler so we could try Pierogis, Kabanosy (Polish Sausage) and Bigos (Hunter's Stew).

  • Check out their incredibly eclectic interior!  There's everything from disco balls to totem poles decorating every inch of this outrageous Michigan restaurant.



NOTE: Legs Inn doesn't take reservations, so we recommend getting there about an hour before you are starving to death so you can wander through their two gift shops while you wait for your table - there's one inside the main restaurant and another across the street.

You don't want hangry to show up!



We absolutely love wandering around their "backyard." The views of Lake Michigan are incredible and the staff at Legs Inn in Cross Village take great pride in their colorful gardens. 



Legs Inn in Cross Village is seasonal and is scheduled to close October 24. We recommend visiting their webpage prior to visiting to make sure they are open and their hours.


5. Tunnel of Trees Michigan Hotels

Pillows on a bedDon't These Pillows Make You Feel Sleepy?

If you are wondering where to stay while touring the tunnel of trees, check out these two interesting lodging options in Harbor Springs, Michigan.

Boyne Highlands - 600 Highland Rd, Harbor Springs, MI 49740

We recommend staying at the Boyne Highlands resort as they have a super cool chairlift so you can have a panoramic view of the fall colors, walking trails, zip lines, an in-house lounge for meals or drinks and so many things to do while you are vacationing in Northern Michigan. Be sure to visit the Tunnel of Trees this Michigan Fall!

Colonial Inn - 210 Artesian Ave, Harbor Springs, MI 49740

Open mid May through late October, this lovely Inn offers gas fireplaces in some rooms, a swimming pool, indoor spa and fitness room.  The lovely rooms at The Colonial Inn Hotel have porches and balconies overlook their spacious grounds. This historic inn (1894) is a lovely place to stay on your summer or fall Michigan vacation.


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