Brian Walters

22 Things to Do in 2022

It’s officially a new year which means it’s time to make some New Year's Resolutions. I’m here to give you some ‘resolutions’ that you won’t dread or put off until December. Here are 22 things you can do in Leelanau County in 2022— for every season. 1. Glen Arbor Chili Cook-Off The annual chili…

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Snowshoe & Wine - Make it a weekend!

The snow has finally arrived and Leelanau is showcasing two of its best qualities: snow-covered orchards and their harvest! Several wineries in the area offer snowshoe and cross-country ski trails, which makes for a perfect weekend getaway up north – we hope you’ll join us in the white, fluffy…

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Three Top Fall Lookouts

The season change is in full effect and the fall foliage is officially making its return to Northern Michigan. The vibrant hues of red, orange, and yellow leaves make for some of the most stunning scenery. With fall being arguably the most photogenic season, it only makes sense to visit some of the…

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Five Fabulous Fall Fungi

Fall is for leaf-peeping, cider sipping, wine tasting, romantic getaways, whimsical road trips, serendipity, and renewal. It’s also for mushroom peeping! In northern Michigan, spring is the more famous fungi season, thanks to morels. But fall is the grand finale when the forest floor pulls out all…

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Fall Arrivals for Holiday Shopping

The holidays are approaching, which means the eclectic and charming shops of Leelanau County have seasonal items on their shelves – from comforting fall décor to the warmth of ol’ St. Nick. Check out these cute finds in the county celebrating the upcoming holiday season: Front Porch, Suttons Bay…

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It's Apple Season!

There is nothing like getting that first fall apple in Leelanau County. And, out here, with countless orchards, farmer’s markets, and falling leaves, there’s no end to the celebration of fall! Here’s a look at what apples are ready and where, along with tips on the “best of the best” when it comes…

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E-Bikes - They're E-Xciting!

E-bikes have, shall we say, found their pace in the last year or so. While they were initially met with skepticism when they came on the scene about a decade ago, they have since found their place in the market. “It’s a different demographic that likes e-bikes versus regular bikes,” says Keith…

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