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Michigan Alpaca Retreat & Interactive Tours
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Thompsonville, MI
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Max Rig Size
Over 45 ft
Max Nights
1
Parking Spaces
4
Same Day Requests
No
About
Escape to the serene landscapes of Northern Michigan, where an idyllic alpaca farm awaits RV camping enthusiasts and animal lovers alike. Envision yourself surrounded by the peaceful sounds of nature, complemented by the gentle hums of over fifty alpacas and the presence of a friendly rescued llama named Lucy. This hospitable, family-operated farm is conveniently situated within easy reach of notable destinations such as Traverse City, Cadillac, and the famed Interlochen Arts Academy. As you settle into this calming retreat, take advantage of the interactive alpaca tours available an exceptional opportunity to get up close and personal with these fascinating creatures. The tours are meticulously organized with a full year's schedule accessible online, perfect for planning your visit in tandem with RV camping trips. For those who appreciate the charm of local crafts, the farm boasts a sizeable alpaca store. On days when the storefront is undisturbed by the usual hustle, Harvest Host guests receive an exclusive invitation to explore by appointment, ensuring you won't miss out on procuring unique alpaca fiber products that promise warmth and comfort. RV campers will be delighted to know that quiet generators are welcomed here, allowing you to enhance your camping experience with all your home comforts amidst the tranquil farm setting. Do plan your arrival during the designated check-in times to ensure a streamlined start to your pastoral escape. Beyond the farm, the local area teems with activities. Test your mettle on the slopes of Crystal Mountain Resort, savor the artisan spirits at Iron Fish Distillery, or indulge in the vintner's craft at St. Ambrose Winery. For a taste of local hospitality, Gino's Sports Bar stands by in Thompsonville, ready to satisfy with delightful food in a casual ambiance. Whether you're here to savor a unique RV camping holiday, or simply immerse yourself in the heartfelt joy of alpaca interaction, this farm provides more than just a picturesque backdrop; it offers a memorable experience wrapped in the warmth of Northern Michigan's charm.
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Opening hours
Monday - Sunday
Open 24 Hours
Suitability
Pets Welcome
Separate Tow Vehicle Parking
Slideouts Allowed
Amenities
Gift Shop
Picnic/Patio Area
Farmers Market
Petting Zoo
Birding & Wildlife Viewing
Farm/Garden/Nature Tour
Items for Purchase
We encourage our Harvest Host visitors to sign up for a tour so they can get up close and personal with our alpacas and Lucy. The alpacas will love the treats you provide, and they’ll be eager to take photos with you. Host Jason will spend an hour providing alpaca education, sharing stories about the alpacas, and providing entertainment as he recounts the family’s journey from city dwellers to alpaca farmers. After your tour, you'll want to make time to shop in the gift shop that is filled with over 1,000 different alpaca products. From sweaters, coats, and slippers to handmade hats, mittens, and scarves you’ll find great apparel made with the alpaca fiber by Grandma Lil or by Peruvian artisans. The store also offers one of the largest selections of 100% alpaca yarn you’ll find. And if you’d like to add some décor to your RV, you’ll also discover alpaca rugs, blankets, and pillows that make you want to snuggle.
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Parking & Arrival
Check-in at the store (grey building) for parking instructions.
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Max Rig Size:
Over 45 ft
Parking Spaces:
4
Parking Surface:
Grass
Check-In Method:
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