Located in the Midwest region of the United States, it features Lake Michigan, one of Michigan’s Great Lakes, wineries, world-class restaurants, and year-round outdoor activities.
There are plenty of must-do activities for a weekend getaway. For gourmets, it’s Aerie with its local farm-fresh ingredients; wine enthusiasts will enjoy wine tastings along the Old Mission Peninsula.
Congress designated it as a coastal area with natural and recreational importance that requires preservation.
To take in the best views of Lake Michigan, don’t miss the 7.5-mile Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive. Circle through a maple-beech forest behind the dunes.
Go for an afternoon ice cream or a sunset dinner cruise. Experience an overnight cruise where the Tall Ship becomes a Bed and Breakfast.
The Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail and Old Mission Peninsula’s wineries are open year-round. Some of the wineries also have lodging and cafes.
The Dennos Museum Center contains one of the most extensive Inuit Art collections in the United States. The museum inspires visitors through the visual and performing arts and sciences.