Local Activities

Local Area Activities


Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail                              wine-bottles-and-glasses

Wine Events in the Area


 Empire Asparagus Festival



National Cherry Festival


Blue Angles are back this year!!!!!!!!

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July 5th – 12th, 2014


Leland Chamber  (Fish Town)                                                    


July 4th  Parade Leland

art fair (2)

Annual Leland Art Fair                                                              


28[1]   Cedar Annual Polka Festival                            

 July 4,5,6,7 


Watta Bite Charter Fishing
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Watta Bite Charter Fishing
Sunrise, daytime, and sunset fishing charters on beautiful Lake Michigan with Watta Bite Charter Fishing. It's the ultimate sportsman adventure and fun for the whole family. We fish anywhere the fishing is good, including Traverse City, East and West Grand Traverse Bay, Leland, Empire and more, covering all of Leelanau County.
Leelanau Sands Casino
Located 5 miles from Wild Cherry Resort and 20 miles north of Traverse City on M-22 in Peshawbestown, Michigan. Featuring your favorite slot machines from nickel to $100 denominations, Black Jack, Three Card Poker, Let It Ride, Roulette, and Craps. Leelanau Sands is your year-round action attraction!
Leelanau Sands Casino
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Riverside Canoe Trips
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Riverside Canoe Trips
Riverside Canoe Trips, since 1964, offers the best FAMILY river trips in Michigan. What other trip has shallow clear water, ends at a beautiful sandy beach, and goes through a National Lake shore Park.
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lake shore
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lake shore encompasses a 60 km (35 mi.) stretch of Lake Michigan's eastern coastline, as well as North and South Manitou Islands. The park was established primarily for its outstanding natural features, including forests, beaches, dune formations, and ancient glacial phenomena.

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
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King's Challenge
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Leelanau County Golf Courses
Leelanau Golf is a treat for golfers of any skill level. Even if you have a poor game, the views of Leelanau county at the various courses will take the pain away!
Suttons Bay Art Fair art fair (2)
Leelanau Peninsula Vintners
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Leelanau Peninsula Vintners
Links to Leelanau County Wineries & Vineyards. Also news & events and lots of great info about the great wineries in Leelanau County.
Leelanau County Shopping
Here's some links to some great local stores:
Suttons Bay Shopping
Leland Shopping
Northport/Omena Shopping
Leelanau County Shopping
Photo courtesy of Suttons Bay Chamber of Commerce
Traverse Tall Ship Sailing
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Traverse Tall Ship Sailing
Join us aboard the schooner Manitou, one of the largest sailing vessels on the Great Lakes. Enjoy a unique adventure back in time as you discover the beauty of Grand Traverse Bay, Michigan from the deck of this majestic sailing vessel. Tall ship sailing daily from West Grand Traverse Bay, Michigan.
Leelanau Charter Fishing
Click the link above for the Leelanau Chamber of Commerce Charter Fishing Listings.

Photo courtesy of Leelanau.com
Traverse Bay Parasail
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Traverse Bay Parasail
Come fly about the crystal blue waters of East Grand Traverse Bay. Our boat is specially designed for ascending fliers directly from the back of the boat, so you can fly dry. The duration of the boat ride lasts approximately one and a half hours, accommodating up to six people per ride. Each flier is aloft approximately 10-12 minutes. Tandem rides available.
TART Trails
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TART Trails
Offers safe and accessible trails for non-motorized recreation activities including walking, jogging, biking, cross-country skiing, inline skating and nature study for all age

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