Omena trip planner
Create a fully customized
day by day itinerary for free
Omena is a small unincorporated community in Leelanau Township of Leelanau County in the U.S. state of Michigan. Overlooking Omena Bay, on the western side of Grand Traverse Bay, Omena is home to wineries and farms including a thriving organic farming movement that includes cherries and hops. The area has several wineries featuring some of the region's cherry and grape crop, for which the Grand Traverse and Leelanau areas are known. The nearest substantial city is Traverse City, a (25) minute drive.HistoryIn 1852, the Rev. Peter Daugherty relocated an Indian mission from Old Mission on the Old Mission Peninsula across the western arm of the Grand Traverse Bay to what was at first called "New Mission". He (built) a small Presbyterian church there as the nucleus of the community. The church continues an active schedule of services during the summer months. The word omena comes from 'o-me-nah', an Ojibwe Indian expression meaning "Is that so ?" or "Is that really true?", and was Rev. Daugherty's characteristic response to statements made by Indians. A post office with that name was established in February 1858. Omena also happens to mean "apple" in Finnish, but that is merely a coincidence.Our United States trip builder allows you to plan your trip to Omena and a wealth of other destinations big and small.
Create a full itinerary — for free!
Plan your trip to Omena
Get a personalized planA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Omena
Duration: 2 hours
Places to visit with Omena
Detroit BEST FOR: Art Museum, Historic Site, Pier / Boardwalk Frankenmuth BEST FOR: Gift & Specialty Shop, Shopping Mall, History Museum Traverse City BEST FOR: Winery / Vineyard, Beer Tasting / Tour, Shopping Mall Dearborn BEST FOR: Specialty Museum, History Museum, Garden Ann Arbor BEST FOR: Scavenger Hunt, Landmark, Children’s Museum
Recently planned trips to Omena
1 day in Omena BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 40 days in Omena BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, outdoors, popular sights Preferences: June, teens, kids, outdoors Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 5 days in Leelanau County BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium