Lake Leelanau

Whether you‘re looking for an idyllic fishing hole,

A quirky gift shop, or an enticing vineyard, you‘ll find it on the shores of Lake Leelanau. Leelanau County‘s largest inland lake runs for 22 miles from Cedar straight up to Leland and hosts vibrant communities as well as secluded corners. 

Area Highlights

Beaches

The waters are crystal clear, the dunes are just over the horizon, and on a clear day there‘s nowhere in the world we‘d…

Glen Lake

Some people call it the crown jewel– we don‘t think that does it justice. It‘s our heart and soul, our alpha and…

Inland Lakes

Lake Michigan is spectacular, but don‘t let it overshadow Leelanau County‘s many smaller lakes, which offer a more…

Rivers

Our streams, brooks and creeks offer anglers– as well as walkers, swimmers, canoers, and kayakers– some of the most…

Canoeing & Kayaking

Thoese who enjoy the sometimes quieter pursuits of canoeing and kayaking won't be disappointed. Paddling beneath the 400 foot face…

Boating

For boaters, both power and sail, the combination of Lake Michigan and 26 inalnd lakes with sparkling, clean waters offers a perfect…

Sailing

What could be better than the wind at your back and the dunes on the horizon? Sailing the Sleeping Bear Dunes  is one of the best…

Fishing

Fly fishers will discover diverse fishing opportunities set amidt some of the Midwest's most spectacular scenery.