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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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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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What’s better than a destination race to the “Most Beautiful Place in America”? Here’s a list of upcoming 2022 events for those looking to visit the Sleeping Bear Dunes and tackle a PR at the same time! (Or, let’s face it, sign up, barely finish and get a cool…

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