Lake Leelanau Articles

Red Hot Best 2021: Northern Michigan’s Top 6 Wineries

Northern Michigan’s unsuspecting microclimate for growing grapes has made it a destination for wine aficionados from all over the world. From over...

Leelanau Lodging Options for Your Northern Michigan Getaway

Leelanau County is home to gorgeous beaches, a blossoming culinary scene and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Explore our list of lodging...

Red Hot Best 2021: The Best of Benzie & Leelanau

You voted and the results are in! From the region's best beaches to Veterinarian Practices making a local impact, here are your 2021 Leelanau &...

Sip Like a Local: Leelanau Wineries, Breweries & Cideries

Leelanau is known as “The Land of Delight,” so you might imagine that when the ingredients are Leelanau-grown and the bottles are poured in the...

Outdoor Dining in Leelanau County

Leelanau County is known for its gorgeous beaches, endless outdoor activities, colorful towns and delicious restaurants. Explore our list of...

Sip & Savor: Don’t Miss This Northern Michigan Wine Tour

The Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail is pleased to announce its upcoming three-day event, Sip & Savor. Dive in to learn more about this event and...


Lake Leelanau Region Outdoors

Five Ways to Get Outdoors in Leelanau County

Your Guide to Leelanau County Beaches

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Up North Kids

Summer Camps for Kids

These Northern Michigan summer camps embrace a love of the outdoors and the arts.

Endless Summer Family Fun

There are endless opportunities for outdoor fun, so we’ve created this list of 10 healthy and affordable Northern Michigan summer activities to keep your family moving. 

Best Beaches For Kids

We asked our readers to share their favorite spots to take young children to cool off (bonus points for places with playgrounds, restrooms, and picnic tables). These are their picks for best Northern Michigan beaches for kids.

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Traverse City (even on rainy days!)

From exploring the Children's Museum to family-friendly wineries, Traverse City offers endless options for kids and families!

Best Biking For Kids

Sometimes difficult terrain or cars zipping by can make riding too difficult for kids. Read on for our picks of the best Northern Michigan bike trails for kids.

Make It a Day on Mackinac Island

Forts, fudge, biking the island and horse-drawn carriage rides. It's kid heaven...and parents love it, too!

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