11/28/2012 08:32 am ET Updated Jan 28, 2013

Travel: Mario Batali's Guide To Lake Michigan

To get away from it all, I go to . . . Lake Michigan, just north of Traverse City.

My favorite ways to travel there are . . . Flying into Cherry Capital Airport or driving the Honda minivan.

My favorite place to stay is . . .
At our house, because I love its simplicity.

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