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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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Light Up Leelanau

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Let the hordes have the mayhem of those big box stores on Black Friday. Along the snowy sidewalks in our quaint Up North towns, we fire up the holidays with a somewhat brighter approach: We let there be light. From Cedar to Leland, Glen Arbor to Northport and back to Suttons Bay, Leelanau…

Kids, Meet Kohlrabi

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Leelanau County growers There’s an old adage in business: Meet the customer where they are. But if you’re a Leelanau County grower in autumn—peak harvest and planting season for most; winter-prep time for all—getting out of your field, orchard, beehives, or flower garden…

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A single day. Six stages. And, along three closed-to-traffic streets in the wee town near the tip of Leelanau County’s pinkie, dozens of exhibiting artists, 40 live performances, and oodles of opportunities to gorge on locally made food and beverages. That, in a nutshell—and far…

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