By Roger Cox, Editor
The Homestead on Lake Michigan is one of those tennis gems little known outside its immediate geographic area. Its five clay courts, one of them a stadium, have been given a prime location adjacent to the beach and beach club. There are excellent children's programs, biking and nature trails, a 9-hole golf course and both junior and adult golf academies.
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The lodging ranges from rooms and suites to private homes. Rates vary with location and time of year (highest mid June to early Sept.).
Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 2016
Rooms, $72-$442; 1- and 2-bdrm Suites, $104-$758; 1-to-5-bdrm Homes/Condos, $102=$1,475
Seasons. The main tennis season runs from May into October.
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