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The 12 Scenic Stops On Pierce Stocking Drive

Pierce Stocking Makes Top Ten Places to Take Photographs

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Videos

  • Adventures in Sleeping Bear Dunes
  • National Park Service Turns 100!
  • Fascinating History of Sleeping Bear Dunes
  • Sleeping Bear Dunes - Dune Climb
  • Canoeing on the Platte River
  • Sleeping Bear Dunes - Pyramid Point
  • Don't Miss Sleeping Bear Dune's Pierce Stocking Drive

Sleeping Bear Dunes Articles

Great Food & Drink Spots After a Day at Sleeping Bear Dunes

PAID CONTENT What’s a trip to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore without a definite plan for post-adventure food and drink stops, especially...

The Ultimate Benzie and West Shore of Michigan Must-Do List!

A “must do” list for Benzie County and Northern Michigan’s West Shore including restaurants, golf, theater, hiking, great drives and more.

Northern Michigan Dog-Friendly Parks & Preserves in Leelanau

Searching for dog-friendly spots around Leelanau? From the Sleeping Bear Dunes to Leelanau State Park, explore some of our favorite Fido-friendly...

Biking Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail from Empire to Glen Arbor

The Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail is more than just a Leelanau County bike ride. This 20-mile trail stretching from Empire to north of Glen Arbor...

Explore Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive at Sleeping Bear Dunes

The Pierce Stocking Drive, located within the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, provides a gorgeous scenic drive, beautiful lookouts over Lake Michigan and North Bar Lake and a lovely, short hike on the Cottonwood Trail.

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Towns Near Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Sleeping Bear Region Restaurants & Local Food

Leelanau Breakfasts, Brunches & Bloody Marys

Sleeping Bear Region Craft Drinks

Cruise the Leelanau Wine Loop

Have You Seen the Remodeled Hop Lot Beer Garden?

Map of Sleeping Bear Dune Climb

Pyramid Point

Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive

Point Betsie Lighthouse

Dune Climb

Sleeping Bear Dunes Visitor Center

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