About the area
We’re surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery and attractions that Northern Michigan has to offer. Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore offers miles of public Lake Michigan beaches and plenty of hiking trails. You can visit the historic Leland Harbor and Fishtown (even take the ferry to South Manitou Island for a day). Winery tours, Interlochen National Music Camp and shopping in Leland, Glen Arbor and Northport are just a few of the opportunities available!
Some of the finest fishing in the region can be found here. Fisher’s Cottages situated on the shore of Lime Lake is noted for its brown trout and small mouth bass. There are also pike, perch and abundant panfish. Lake Michigan, Glen Lake and Lake Leelanau and noted rivers like the Betsie, Platte and Crystal are only minutes away – a true fisherman’s dream!
Leelanau County is a recreation destination know for: it’s orchards & vineyards, Wine tasting & tours, boating & beaches, Morel mushrooms & forest foraging, Small coastal towns offering specialty shops and a variety of dining, farmer’s markets, hiking, biking, road tours, the Heritage Trail, the Sleeping Bear Dunes, Fall color tours, hunting & fishing, Winter snowshoeing and cross-country skiing.
Area Info & Links to help you enjoy your stay
Glen Lake Chamber of Commerce | Business Directory & Things to Do while staying in Leelanau County
Mark & Peter Fisher | Shopping for Real Estate? Mark & Peter can help you discover the area.
Jackson Station Livestock Co | Offering locally raised, all natural, non-GMO meat. They will deliver orders to you while you’re on vacation!
Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail | We’re close to accessing this year-round, maintained trail through the national lakeshore. Multiple sections and distances to enjoy for all ages and experience levels. Non-Motorized, open to Bike, Walk, xCounty Ski and Snowshoe!
Manitou Music Festival | Live musical performances that take place all season long, in a variety of locations & genre’s
Glen Arbor Art Association | a non-profit supporting the arts, providing year-round events & activities
Rockwell Art & Design | Marketing, Design & Photography for your Small Business
Leelanau Farmer’s Markets | Find dates and locations to get local produce and artisan made goods
Smart Travel | Article that highlights things to do in Traverse City
My North | Regional northern Michigan resource for area travel info/article and events/ticketing purchases
What’s Up Michigan | Great resource for events and dining specials in the Traverse City area
Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail | Wine map, tours & events
Glen Arbor Rentals | Can’t find what you’re looking for in a rental? Check here.
Leelanau County | local Government website