In the Area


For generations, much of the privately-owned land in the communities surrounding the Sleeping Bear Dunes was used for agricultural purposes, with sweet and tart cherries being the dominant crop.


For a complete list and great map, be sure to get a copy of the Sleeping Bear Dunes Visitors Bureau map of the area.

Artisanal Food & Beverage

A quiet revolution has been taking place throughout America - small farmers and artisans are helping to bringing their freshly harvested food and hand-made products back to our tables. 

Day Trips

Get your Sleeping Bear Dunes Visitors Bureau Map, park pass, picnic lunch and beverages at Cavanaugh’s, do the dune climb, then drive the Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive and stop for a picnic with a sweeping view of the “Most...

Art Galleries

We’re proud of the rich artistic heritage of our region whose natural beauty and hospitality have inspired generations of artists working in different media. 


Movie lovers will be delighted by the choices – large and small, old and new – that they will find in our area. 


Whether you want to explore the history of our region’s first peoples in Peshawbestown; learn about the process of European settlement; or appreciate fine art, there’s a museum in Leelanau County that will leave you feeling...