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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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It’s wildflower season and if you love them – or have to leave them – it’s the time of year to participate in Leelanau Conservancy’s Wildflower Rescue! Now in its 25 th year, the Conservancy digs in (pun intended) to save wildflowers that are in the path of new…

Best Hiking Trails

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Sleeping Bear Dunes, with its epic views and sprawling sandscapes, is a hiker’s paradise with approximately 100 miles of trails to explore. Let’s take a look at some of the best hikes in the area. Please note that many trails in the Sleeping Bear Dunes park system do not allow pets…

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