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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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The bears may be hibernating, but Sleeping Bear Dunes doesn’t sleep in the winter. The region offers winter festivals, organized hikes, and outdoor gatherings to sip and savor those snow days and shake off the February blahs as you search for the Yeti, sample homemade chili, and bask in…

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Winter may be holding back, but we don’t have to! Winter Trails Day is Friday, Feb. 16, 2024, at Palmer Woods Forest Preserve in Maple City. This event is hosted by the Leelanau Conservancy (LC) – with warmth, wit, and kindness. If you’ve ever been curious or nervous about…

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Toes in the sand, ice cream in hand, 9:30 p.m. sunsets, and warm starry nights. Even in the midst of winter, we can dream about those carefree days of summer. How do you plan to make the most of your 2024 vacation days? Why not use some to relax and unwind in the heart of Sleeping Bear Dunes?

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