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Drew & Nichole Warner and family are the proud new owners of the Whaleback Inn.

We welcome you and your family to come enjoy all that the Leelanau Peninsula and Leland, Michigan has to offer as we aspire to run the Whaleback with the same love and care that two generations of the Koehler family did with such dedication.

We look forward to meeting you!

Drew & Nichole Warner & The Team at Whaleback Inn

I wanted to let you know how very much we enjoyed staying at the Whaleback Inn. It’s funny, when we were checking in, a lady in the lobby overheard us say that this was our first time staying at the inn. She said to us “You’ll never stay anywhere else up here again.” And, you know, she’s right. Not only does the location of your inn suit us perfectly (away from all the hustle and bustle of Traverse City), the environment of the inn was impeccable — friendly and homey atmosphere, attention to all the details, and a great room. The reason for our stay with you was to celebrate our 15th anniversary. Northern Michigan (particularly in the pinky area) is one of our favorite places to visit because of the sheer beauty and tranquility. We had a fabulous time, relaxed and just plain had fun. Our stay at the WBI was the icing on the cake.

Thanks again for a beautiful weekend! We will definitely be back!
Best Regards,

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1757 N. Manitou Trail, M-22
Leland, MI 49654



PO Box 1125
Leland, MI 49654-1125