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Sleeping Bear Dunes

Named the “Most Beautiful Place in America” on ABC’s Good Morning America, its no wonder why so many people flock to Sleeping Bear Dunes every year! Come see why our location is so unique. Relax and give way to the uncommon pleasures of tranquil, naturally beautiful settings that many of our locations have to offer.

Many visitors enjoy stopping off for an ice cream cone, and then driving the smaller local roads to appreciate the wide range of flora and fauna in Leelanau County.

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Looking to get up close and personal with nature at Sleeping Bear? With nearly 100 miles of designated trails in the National Lakeshore, you have many options. Let’s start with the 2.8-mile Sleeping Bear Point Trail. It showcases rolling dunes with wildflowers, dune grasses and shrubs, and…

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Over the past 25 years, Leelanau Cheese and its founders John and Anne Hoyt brought the Swiss alpine tradition of raclette to Leelanau County, in the process building a cult following for the rind-washed, cave aged delicacy that is traditionally served melted over potatoes, cornichons or…

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Do you have a buddy who loves to run, play and drink… water, that is! Here are a handful of dog-friendly places to visit in Leelanau County. (Of course, all locations require owners to use a leash and cover potty pick-up.) There are many more, but here are a few to start exploring…

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