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Glen Haven: One of Lake Michigan’s best destination beaches is located in this historic ghost town in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Park yourself on the sandy shoreline just past the Cannery Boat Museum; from the beach, you can spot the Manitou Islands and see the weathered pilings that remain from the once-thriving town’s shipping dock. Parking available (with a vehicle pass) at the museum off M109. For pass info: 231.326.4700, NPS.GOV/SLBE/PLANYOURVISIT/FEESANDRESERVATIONS.HTM.

get your swim on. The Lake Michigan side boasts striking bluff views and a wide beach perfect for staging stand-up paddleboard gear, while South Bar offers warmer water and respite from the elements. Grills, restrooms, a playground, and picnic tables, too. Located at the end of Niagara Street.

Leland: If long walks on the beach are your thing, step away from the summer crowds in Leland’s Fishtown and head to North Beach, where you can walk the sandy shoreline for miles. A favorite spot for rock pickers (Petoskey and locally prized Leland Blue stones can be found here), this spot is also ideal for catching a gorgeous Lake Michigan sunset. Follow North Street west toward the lake, where you’ll find a short trail to the beach.

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Omena: There’s a gem of a beach on Omena Bay’s covelike shoreline, just past the point where M22 doglegs in this teensy town. Find picnic fixin’s just a few steps away at the authentically old-timey Omena Bay General Store, then settle in for a lazy day of swimming, snacking and watching boats sail serenely in and out of the harbor. On Omena Point Road just beyond M22.

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29th Annual Wine & Food Festival Saturday, June 14 ~ 12–6 pm 16 local wineries, 12 local food vendors, & live music all day at the Leland Harbor

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Leland Heritage Festival Saturday, September 20 ~ 10 am-5 pm Wood Boats on Wall, Classic Car Show, family events & Fishtown celebration!

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The crown jewel of Leelanau County is undoubtedly Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, home to 35 miles of pristine Lake Michigan shoreline, dozens of sugar-sand beaches, hiking trails, abundant native species, and preserved historic sites from the region’s farming and lumbering past. Michiganders have long known what a treasure Sleeping Bear is, but the rest of the country finally caught up with us just a few summers ago, when Good Morning America viewers voted it “Most Beautiful Place in America.” There’s much to experience here, so we recommend starting at the park’s Phillip A. Hart Visitor Center at the corner of M22 and M72 in Empire, where you can find trail maps, guidebooks and other trip planning essentials. Some perennial favorites: Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive, a leisurely seven-mile driving route that includes access to gorgeous overlooks, picnic spots and trailheads; Empire Bluff and Pyramid Point hiking trails for great photo-ops (though there are dozens of other hikes worth checking out, including the recently finished five-mile “Dune Climb to Glen Arbor” trail); the Platte and Crystal Rivers for kayaking, canoeing or tubing; the Crystal River for casting a line (come spring, the steelhead are prolific); the centennial farmsteads of historic Port Oneida (pictured left) ; and, of course, the iconic Dune Climb, without which no trip to Sleeping Bear is really complete. If you’re looking to stay overnight in the park, D.H. Day and Platte River campgrounds host a family friendly mix of modern, rustic and group sites. But Sleeping Bear also encompasses two islands, North and South Manitou, which are about 12 miles off the mainland and offer true backcountry camping in addition to ghost towns, ancient cedar stands, historic lighthouses, inland lakes, and glorious untouched dunes. Hop the Manitou Island Transit Ferry out of Leland for an epic day trip, or stay overnight to catch an incredible sunset. Park Headquarters, 9922 W. Front St., Empire. nps.gov/slbe, 231.326.4700. MyNorth 2014 Vacation! 9


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GOLF Manitou Passage Golf Course: This sophisticated Arnold Palmer gem is set in the gorgeous, rolling landscape that gave rise to the Sleeping Bear Dunes. Named one of Golfweek’s best new courses in 2010, this is a serenely beautiful yet challenging course, with a craftsman-style clubhouse for kicking back post-links. 4600 CLUB DR., CEDAR, 231.228.6000, MANITOUPASSAGEGOLFCLUB.COM.

The Leelanau Club at Bahle Farms: A dramatic championship course with spectacular Lake Michigan vistas. The varied terrain includes hills, woods, water and strategically placed bunkers; in places, nearby working cherry orchards are even integrated into the course design. A true destination experience. 9505 E. OTTO RD., SUTTONS BAY, 231.271.2020, LEELANAUCLUB.COM.

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The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore: In the historic town of Glen Haven find old-fashioned treats and toys at the general store, a working blacksmith shop next door, and a wooden boat museum housed in a defunct cherry cannery. Off M109, south of Glen Arbor. Just down the road (left at Lake Michigan) at the Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard Station Maritime Museum catch a live reenactment of a shipwreck rescue (in which Raggedy Ann & Andy play the part of the rescued) every summer day at 3 p.m. North of Glen Arbor off M22, more than a dozen 19th-century subsistence farmsteads comprise Port Oneida Rural Historic District—the nation’s largest historic agricultural community, forever preserved. To see it all come alive, mark the calendar for the annual Port Oneida fair, held August 8 and 9 this year. For information and to find out about park entrance passes: 231.326.4700, NPS.GOV/SLBE.

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The Dunes: Hit up this affordable, casual par-72, or its Dune Valley driving range across the street, for some relaxing vacation play. But don’t let the laid-back vibe fool you: The back nine’s tight fairways will keep you on your toes. 6489 W. EMPIRE HWY, EMPIRE, 231.326.5390, DUNESGOLF.COM.

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Grand Traverse Lighthouse: Climb the steps to the lighthouse, tour the keeper’s quarters, try the lighthouse treasure hunt and so much more at this beautifully restored lighthouse that has been guiding ships since 1852. After the history lesson, head to the sandy Lake Michigan beach. ($4 adult, $2 child, 5 & under free). Michigan residents need Recreation Pass ($11 annually per vehicle; nonresidents, $8.40 per day). 5500 N. LIGHTHOUSE

this summer, this 9-hole, solar-powered course designed by Jerry Matthews is located within the village of Northport. 355 EIGHTH ST., NORTHPORT,

Sugar Loaf, The Old Course:

Architect C.D. Wagstaff created this lovely course, nestled between cherry orchards and rolling countryside, to reflect classic, mid-20th century design. Time your round to take in a sunset over Sugarloaf Mountain. 4512 S. TOWNLINE RD., CEDAR, 231.228.2040, SUGARLOAFTHEOLDCOURSE.COM.

Fishtown Museum: A wonderful collection of photographs and memorabilia celebrating the diverse cultures and colorful past of this historic fishing village. A new exhibit explores the vibrant logging, agricultural and recreational communities on North Manitou Island in the early 1900s. 203 E. CEDAR ST., LELAND, 231.256.8878, LEELANAUHISTORY.ORG. MyNorth 2014 Vacation! 11


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Empire Asparagus Festival, May 16-18: Deemed one of the world’s “weirdest”

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Leland Wine & Food Festival, June 14: Sample sips from local wineries and breweries, and bites from the region’s best restaurants and food vendors. Live music and beautiful views of Lake Michigan and the Manitou Islands. LELANDMI.COM. Cedar Polka Fest, July 3 through 6: This four-day non-stop celebration of the area’s Polish heritage is a highly anticipated summer tradition. Featuring a Catholic “Polka Mass,” polka parade, and plenty of brews and dancing under the big tent in downtown Cedar. CEDARPOLKAFEST.COM.

Leelanau Peninsula Chamber of Commerce Wine on the Water Festival, July 17: Celebrate the flavors of the North along Suttons Bay’s scenic waterfront. Featuring wine, brews and food from local vendors, plus live music and other fun. LEELANAUCHAMBER.COM.

Inland Seas Classic Boat Show & Great Lakes Celebration, July 26: A gathering of classic and diverse boats: canoes, kayaks, sailboats, powerboats and even rowboats. This year will mark a number of milestones for Inland Seas, so look for some special events. 231.271.3077, SCHOOLSHIP.ORG.

Suttons Bay Art Festival, August 2 & 3: Showcasing works by more than 100 artists, plus food vendors, a pancake breakfast and a children’s area where little ones can paint and create. At Marina Park in downtown Suttons Bay. SUTTONSBAYARTFESTIVAL.ORG.

Port Oneida Fair, August 9 & 10: Demonstrations of 19th-century farm life—butter making, candle dipping, basket weaving and more—make history come alive at this preserved farming community in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Featuring music, crafts, food and other activities. NPS.GOV/SLBE.

KIDS Climb a dune: If your kids like to climb hills and then run, jump or roll down, then they’ll love the Dune Climb—a mountain of sand in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore that the public can scramble up and down all day long (or until your legs give out). For information and to find out about park entrance passes: 231.326.4700, NPS.GOV/SLBE.

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festivals by MSN.com, this annual gathering celebrates all things asparagus. There’s an asparagus food tent, asparagus cook-off, a spear-throwing contest, “Ode to Asparagus” poetry contest and plenty of people strolling around in asparagus costumes. EMPIRECHAMBER.COM.

Get creative: The landscape of Northern Michigan has long inspired artists; encourage your kids to tap into their own creativity through art classes around the region. The Old Art Building and Community Cultural Center in Leland (111 S. MAIN ST., LELAND, 231.256.2131, OLDARTBUILDING.COM) and the Glen Arbor Art Association (6031 S. LAKE ST., GLEN ARBOR, 231.334.6112, GLENARBORART.

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Hang ten on the Big Lake: Your kids will have the coolest “What I Did This Summer” story when they tell their classmates that they surfed Lake Michigan. A lesson with the pros at Sleeping Bear Surf & Kayak includes wetsuits and board rentals. 10228 W. FRONT ST., EMPIRE, 231.326.9283,

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Get hands-on: Take budding scientists or naturalists to Brain Storm in Suttons Bay, to find gear, books, toys and games devoted to exploring the world around us (221 N. ST. JOSEPH ST., SUTTONS BAY, 231.271.0314, ENERDYNET.COM). Or, head to the nearby Inland Seas Education Center, where kids can play with touch-tanks and underwater cameras to learn about Great Lakes ecology. 100 DAME ST., SUTTONS BAY, 231.271.3077, SCHOOLSHIP.ORG.

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is home to a colorful collection of pottery, jewelry and Mexican folk art (231.256.7747). Find the art of Gretchen Hoenecke in the Annex Gallery at Becky Thatcher Designs (BECKYTHATCHERDESIGNS.COM).

Cedar: Duck to Swan is the gallery and working studio of artists Michelle Hart Jarhaus, whose work is inspired by the Leelanau landscape (DUCKTOSWANGALLERY.COM). Find L. Saile jewelry design next door (LSAILE.COM).

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Galleries Suttons Bay: Find vibrant, contemporary folk art at Michigan Artists Gallery (MICHIGAN ARTISTSGALLERY.COM). Suttons Bay Galleries displays lithographs, manuscripts, architectural prints and sculpture (SUTTONSBAYGALLERIES.COM). Find fine art from regional and national artists at Treeline Gallery (TREELINE-GALLERY.COM) and Gallery 22 (GAL22.COM). Local expressionist painter Brenda J. Clark displays her painted-on-location pieces at St. Joseph Avenue gallery (brendajclark.com). For wearable art, check out Case-Daniels (231.271.3876) and Painted Bird Gallery, which also has hand-woven rugs and other functional art (PAINTED-BIRD.COM). NYCtrained painter Renn Cheadle explores the muses of his Leelanau childhood at New Mission Gallery (NEW MISSIONGALLERY.COM). Leif Sporck’s Northwoodsthemed ceramic tiles are as sweet as his cedar-shake showroom on M204. (SPORCKTILEART.COM). Omena: A longtime favorite on pretty Omena Bay, Tamarack Craftsman Gallery has sculpture,

folk and outsider art, paintings, functional art, jewelry and more (TAMARACKARTGALLERY.COM).

Northport: Joppich’s Bay Street Gallery showcases original realism and collage work by Edee Joppich and selected guest artists (EDEEJOPPICH. COM); nearby, Wright Gallery showcases contemporary abstract and representational artists (WRIGHTARTGALLERY.COM), while Studio 106 offers folk art and paintings (231.386.1078). Find pottery and sculpture two miles north of town at Northport Pottery (NORTHPORTPOTTERY.COM).

Leland: At Benjamin Maier Ceramics, Maier exhibits his vases, drinking vessels and other functional wood- and soda-fired pottery (BENJAMIN MAIER.COM). Find paintings, sculpture and more at Main Street Gallery (MAINSTREETGALLERY LELAND.COM). Two Fish Gallery has photography, watercolors and other pieces by local and national artists (TWOFISHLELAND.COM). Tampico Imports

Maple City: Good Harbor Gallery houses the pottery and fine art of a number of artists at its rural gallery located at the corner of M22 and Maple City Rd. (GOODHARBORGALLERY.COM).

Glen Arbor:

Find the Glen Arbor Art Association’s Center Gallery and the Craftsmaninspired Forest Gallery at Lake Street Studios (LAKESTREETSTUDIOSGLENARBOR.COM). Ruth Conklin Gallery is home to stone jewelry and the Midwest’s largest collection of Sticks Furniture (RUTHCONKLINGALLERY.COM). At Glen Arbor Botanicals, the focus is on lovely antique botanical prints (GLEN ARBORWEST.COM). For works by regional artists, check out Synchronicity, a contemporary gallery showcasing works by more than 90 Michigan artists (synchronicitygallery.com) and Glen Lake Artists Gallery, with fine art and crafts made by local artisans (GLENLAKEARTISTSGALLERY.COM).

Empire: Sleeping Bear Gallery, housed in a century-old storefront, offers art in all mediums, plus artist demos and lectures (SLEEPINGBEAR GALLERY.COM). Find an eclectic selection of art by artists from Michigan and beyond at the Secret Garden (SECRETGARDENEMPIRE.COM).

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Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail: This nonmotorized paved path is a legacy in the making: When completed it will span 27 miles, connecting the park’s northernmost and southernmost ends. Four miles have been finished so far, from Glen Arbor to the Sleeping Bear Dune Climb through the historic village of Glen Haven; this summer the trail will expand an additional five miles to Empire. Rent wheels at Crystal River Outfitters. (6298 WESTERN AVE., GLEN ARBOR, 231.0334.4424,

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Leelanau Trail: Running through the last of Leelanau County’s former railroad corridors, this 17-mile nonmotorized path winds through forests, orchards, meadows and wetlands from Suttons Bay to Traverse City. Stop at DeYoung Natural Area along the way for a short walk out to an observation platform on Cedar Lake. Find the Suttons Bay trailhead on Fourth Street. TRAVERSETRAILS.ORG. MyNorth 2014 Vacation! 13


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Empire

This laid-back beach town is the southern gateway to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Favorite stops include Joe’s Friendly Tavern, a neighborhood watering hole with home-brewed root beer and an impressive vegetarian menu, and Grocer’s Daughter Chocolates, considered among the best chocolatiers in the country. The downtown beach is stunning.

Glen Arbor A true resort town with a front row seat for sunsets over Lake Michigan’s Sleeping Bear Bay. Come summer, the downtown is a lively scene, with galleries, boutiques, souvenir shops and beaches drawing vacationers and locals alike. A few icons: The Cottage Bookshop, housed in a log cabin; allthings-cherry purveyor Cherry Republic; and Art’s Tavern, a local hangout since 1934.

Leland Once the site of a bustling 19th-century Lake Michigan fishing village, Leland’s historic cedar-shake fishing shanties have been preserved and repurposed into tourist shops, boutiques and eateries. Two Leland must-do’s: A pretzel-bread sandwich at the Village Cheese Shanty, and a “Chubby Mary” (a bloody Mary with a smoked chub tucked in) at The Cove.

home to antiques shops, art galleries, cafes and other delights. Stroll the pier that surrounds the picturesque harbor before heading to one of the nearby beaches, which are never overrun.

Omena This teensy village at a bend in M22 has a million-dollar view of gorgeous Omena Bay, plus treasures like the historic Omena General Store, Tamarack Gallery and Leelanau Cellars’ stunning waterfront tasting room.

Lake Leelanau Sitting on the Lake Leelanau narrows—the thin channel connecting the lake’s north and south lobes— this quiet town is home to some real treasures: a waterfront wine tasting room, an elegant Italian restaurant, the century-old Fountain Point resort, some of the region’s favorite wineries, Northern Latitudes Distillery (with tasting room!) and NJ’s, a grocery with a kitchen that churns out killer Indian take-out.

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Maple City A tiny, scenic town that got its start as a shoe-peg factory set on a swath of maple timber. Its original name, “Pegtown Station,” lives on at the Pegtown Station restaurant, home to some of the best pizza around. You’ll also find great smoked meats here at Gabe’s Country Market.

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Northport

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This little burg in the heart of Leelanau is best known for its lively annual Polka Festival, held July 3 through 6 this year. But it’s worth a detour on any Leelanau trip to explore the cute shops and to stock your cooler: There’s sausages at the renowned Pleva’s Meat Market, and smoked meats (the mini-ham!) at Bunting’s Cedar Market.

There are no parking meters or stoplights in this historic West Bay burg, located about halfway up the peninsula. So, slow down and stay awhile: the downtown is packed with boutiques, art galleries and restaurants, plus a pretty waterfront park and marina. Cap off the day with a movie at the 1920-built Bay Theatre. MyNorth 2014 Vacation! 17


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Leelanau State Park

The hike-in beach at this state park on Cathead Bay, at the tip of the Leelanau Peninsula, might just be the best secret you didn’t know about in Northern Michigan. The waters are Caribbean-clear, the beach is pristine, and at less than a mile long, the hike is an easy one—though it’s still out of the way enough to guarantee you won’t be sharing this oasis with many others. The rest of the park is a gem, too: 55 rustic campsites, 8.5 miles of hiking trails and the 1852-built Grand Traverse Lighthouse museum (15500 N. Lighthouse Point Rd., Northport, 231.386.7195, grandtraverselighthouse.com), where you can climb to the top of the light tower for a spectacular view of Lake Michigan. State residents need a Recreation Pass ($11 annually per vehicle; nonresidents, $8.40 per day).15310 N. Lighthouse Point Rd., Northport, 231.386.5422.

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For a true taste of this region’s fishing heritage—and an epic day trip—sign up for the thrill of a charter fishing trip into the open waters of the Big Lake. The Manitou Passage, with its twin Manitou Islands as a backdrop, is a picturesque spot to try your luck for chinook and coho salmon, steelhead, and lake and brown trout. Most charter fishing guides offer half-day and full-day trips for up to six people; ask if the captain participates in Michigan’s “Catch and Cook” program, which allows you to take your haul to a participating restaurant to have it cooked for you on the spot. Necessities: A cooler for your catches, proper clothing for the weather (it’s always chillier out on the water), and a fishing license. Charters out of Leland include Whitecap Charters (231.271.4524, CAPTJACKDUFFY.COM), Far-Fetched (231.941.4376, FAR-FETCHED.COM) and Fishtown Charters (231.256.9639, FISHTOWNCHARTERS.COM). Charters out of Glen Arbor include Reel Tales (231.334.3632, REELTALES.NET) and Watta Bite (231.409.0963, WATTABITE.COM). 22 MyNorth.com


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easily navigable river winding through Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, making it ideal for leisurely floats with plenty of wildlife watching. Find rentals at Crystal River Outfitters. 6249 RIVER RD., GLEN ARBOR, 231.334.4420, CRYSTALRIVEROUTFITTERS.COM.

Take a Sunset Cruise: Manitou Island Transit’s 1.5-hour evening cruises on the Mishe-Mokwa depart from Leland to offer gorgeous views of landmarks like Pyramid Point and North Manitou Shoal Light. Running from late June through mid-August. 207 W. RIVER ST., LELAND, 231.256.9061, MANITOUTRANSIT.COM.

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Pontoon Glen Lake: This inland jewel is actually comprised of two interconnected bodies of water—Big Glen and Little Glen—that, when combined, comprise 5,000 acres perfect for a lazy afternoon of sunning, swimming and puttering around on a pontoon. Bring your fishing poles, too: The lake is a favorite for yellow perch, smallmouth bass, northern pike and trout. Rent pontoons at On the Narrows Marina (231.334.4891, NARROWS-MARINA.COM), Glen Craft Marina

(231.334.4556, GLENCRAFTMARINA.COM)

and Glen Lake Marine

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Big Boat Sailing: Climb aboard the WhoDo?, a 48-foot worldchampion ocean racer that placed fourth in last year’s Chicagoto-Mackinac race, for a thrilling open-water cruise on Grand Traverse Bay and Lake Michigan. Charters originate from the G. Marsten Dame Marina in Northport. 110 S. WAUKAZOO ST., NORTHPORT, 231.386.1027, BIGBOATSAILING.COM.

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Paddle the Crystal River: The Crystal is a slow, shallow and

The educational sailing excursions aboard the Inland Seas schooner get our vote for one of the most unforgettable family experiences in the area. Family programming includes hands-on ecology cruises, nighttime star-gazing cruises, and more. Operated by the nonprofit Inland Seas Education Association. 100 Dame St., Suttons Bay. 231.271.3077, schoolship.org. MyNorth 2014 Vacation! 23


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Leelanau Peninsula The lovely lake views inspired the name here; the family-owned vineyards produce carefully crafted European varietals. 6530 S. LAKESHORE DR., CEDAR, 231.228.4800, BELLAGO.COM.

Brengman Brothers at Crain Hill: Top-notch wine-making and biodynamic growing practices yield exceptional wines that aficionados will not want to miss. 9720 CENTER HWY, TRAVERSE CITY, 231.946.2764,

Black Star Farms: An agri-tourism des-

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tination, with world-class wines and fruit brandies, plus a B&B, creamery and farm-to-table dinners. 10844 E. REVOLD RD., SUTTONS BAY, 231.944.1250,

Chateau de Leelanau Vineyard & Winery: A Leelanau stalwart for more

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than a decade, with complex fine wines and ciders. 5048 S. WEST BAYSHORE DR., SUTTONS BAY,

10343 E. HILLTOP RD., SUTTONS BAY, 231.271.5533, CICCONEVINEYARD.COM.

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Bel Lago:

Forty-Five North Vineyard & Winery: Acclaimed steel- and barrel-aged wines, in a tasting room housed in a hand-hewn post-and-beam barn. 8580 E. HORN RD., LAKE LEELANAU, 231.271.1188, FORTYFIVENORTH.COM.

Gill’s Pier Vineyard & Winery: A

Blustone Vineyards: Expect big things

231.271.8888, CHATEAUDELEELANAU.COM.

from this newcomer; its wines have already garnered a number of awards. 780 N. SYLT RD., LAKE

beautiful boutique winery and vineyard named for the Bohemian settlement situated here a century ago. 5620 N. MANITOU TRAIL, LELAND, 231.256.7003,

Chateau Fontaine: Distinct wines in a

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laid-back setting that pays homage to the region’s French roots. 2290 S. FRENCH RD., LAKE LEELANAU,

Good Harbor Vineyards: Home to one

LEELANAU, 231.256.0146, BLUSTONEVINEYARDS.COM.

Boathouse Vineyard:

Sip awardwinning wines on the covered porch or in an Adirondack chair right on the Lake Leelanau waterfront. 115 ST. MARY’S ST., LAKE LEELANAU, 231.256.7115, BOATHOUSEVINEYARDS.COM.

231.256.0000, CHATEAUFONTAINE.COM.

Cherry Republic Winery: Sample cherry wines, hard cherry cider and on-tap cherry sodas in this fun Glen Arbor outpost. 6026 S. LAKE ST., GLEN ARBOR, 231.334.3150, CHERRYREPUBLIC.COM.

Boskydel: The first wine cellar in Leelanau County, with French-American hybrid wines and a humble tasting room. 7501 E. OTTO RD., LAKE LEELANAU, 231.256.7272, BOSKYDEL.COM.

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Ciccone Vineyard & Winery: An Old World tasting room in a breathtaking hilltop location, crafting European-style wines.

of the largest pinot grigio plantings in Michigan, this friendly winery is run by a third-generation Leelanau fruit farming family. 34 S. MANITOU TRAIL, LAKE LEELANAU, 231.256.5636, GOODHARBOR.COM.

Good Neighbor Organic Vineyard & Winery: The region’s first certified organic vineyard and winery produces hard ciders, fruit wine and table wine. 9525 ENGLES RD., NORTHPORT, 231.386.5636, GOODNEIGHBORORGANIC.COM.


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Wine Tour Laurentide: Focusing on six varietals to

Motovino Cellars: This Northport tast-

create distinctive wines, including Leelanau’s first award-winning estate-grown sauvignon blanc. 56 S. FRENCH RD., LAKE LEELANAU, 231.994.2147,

ing room marries the owners’ biggest passions: motorcycles, cars and Leelanau wines. 110 S.

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L. Mawby: Proprietor Larry Mawby crafts ele-

Raftshol Vineyards: This is the place

come both hard and sweet, are a revelation.

gant methode champenoise and cuvée close sparkling wines with playful names. 4519 S. ELM VALLEY

for reds: Raftshol was first in the region to specialize in Bordeaux varietals and red vinifera grapes. 1865 N. WEST BAYSHORE DR., SUTTONS BAY,

2055 N. SETTERBO RD., SUTTONS BAY, 231.271.0050,

RD., SUTTONS BAY, 231.271.3522, LMAWBY.COM.

WAUKAZOO ST., NORTHPORT, 231.386.1027, MOTO-

231.271.5650, RAFTSHOL.COM.

Leelanau Wine Cellars: A beautiful waterfront tasting room right on Omena Bay; this award-winning label is a regional favorite.

Shady Lane Cellars: Sublime table and

5019 N. WEST BAYSHORE DR., OMENA, 231.386.5201,

sparkling wine served in a beautifully renovated, century-old fieldstone chicken coop. 9580

LEELANAUCELLARS.COM.

SHADY LN., SUTTONS BAY, 231.947.8865, SHADY-

ANGELA BROWN. KAITLYN BUSSELL

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Longview Vineyard & Winery: An easy-going winery with a romantic backstory; sip reds, whites and mead in the downtown Cedar tasting room. 8697 GOOD HARBOR TRAIL, CEDAR, 231.228.2880, LONGVIEWWINERY.COM.

Silver Leaf Vineyard & Winery: A 30-acre estate tucked among cherry and apple orchards, pouring small-batch, hand-bottled wines. 11061 E. SILVER LEAF FARM RD., SUTTONS BAY, 231.271.3111, SILVERLEAFVINEYARD.COM.

M-22: Select from 13 wines developed in conjunction with Black Star Farms vintners. M22, GLEN ARBOR, 231.334.4425, CRYSTALRIVEROUTFITTERS.COM.

Tandem Ciders: The setting is as laidback as a neighborhood pub; the ciders, which

Bluestone Vineyards

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Three Fires:

Sample wines custom blended from select Michigan wines in style of European vintages. 5064 S. WEST BAY SHORE DR., SUTTONS BAY, 231.620.WINE, THREEFIRESWINE.COM.

Verterra Winery: Housed in a 1927built brick barber shop just off the Leland River. Serving assorted fine wines, fruit wines and hard cider. 103 E. RIVER ST., LELAND, 231.256.2155, VERTERRAWINERY.COM.

Willow:

Drink up small-production artisan wines and breathtaking views of West Bay at this lovely hillside tasting room. 10702 E. HILLTOP RD., SUTTONS BAY, 231.271.4810, WILLOWVINEYARDWINE.COM.

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ANNUAL WINE EVENTS Small Plates May 30, 2014

Spring Sip & Savor

SLEEPING BEAR LOOP

May 3 & 4, 2014

Discover Leelanau Peninsula, where cool-climate wines pair perfectly with local cuisine. The small peninsula is home to 24 wineries located within diverse microclimates uniquely suited for a variety of wine grapes. Among the internationally acclaimed varietals are Riesling, Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Franc. Experience, firsthand, the authentic taste of the peninsula in local wines that continue to garner national and international attention each and every year.

Traverse City Wine & Art Festival June 21, 2014

Harvest Stompede

September 6 & 7, 2014

Hunt for the Reds of October

October 24 - 26, 2014

Toast the Season

November 1 & 2, 8 &9, 2014

Cellar Sale

December 6 & 7, 13 & 14, 2014

Taste the Passion

February 7 & 8, 2015

Chateau Fontaine Distinctive wines offered for your enjoyment in Leelanau County

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The trail is divided into three mini-trails for easy touring: the Sleeping Bear Loop, the Northern Loop and the Grand Traverse Bay Loop. Each tasting room along the trail offers its own unique experience, from pure elegance with unparalleled views to cozy nooks loaded with charm. As you sip wines and chat with the laid-back, hardworking wine makers that produce them, you’re sure to find many new wines to love.

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Benzonia Trl

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Kitlinger Rd Fredrickson Rd

Lacore Rd

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Voice Rd

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Big Glen Lake

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Hlavk Rd

Little Glen Lake

Cherry Republic Winery

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637 Ciders

Linguar Rd

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Forty-Five North Boathouse Vineyards

Lake Leelanau

Sugar Loaf, The Old Course

School Lake Rd

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Winery

Eitzen Rd

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Darwin Rd Hyland Rd

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Little Traverse Lake

The Homstead

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Sleeping Bear Bay

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Tatch Rd Lake

Freeland Pobuda Rd Rd

Silver Leaf Vineyard & Winery

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Good Harbor Bay

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Lake Leelanau Blustone

Good Harbor Vineyards

South Bar Lake

Esch Rd

Duck Lak

Duck Lake

North Bar Lake

Alpers Rd

Pertner Rd

Craker Rd

Belangers Creek

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Eagle Hwy

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South Manitou Island Lighthousev

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Leland Township Marina

Matheson Rd

Swede Rd

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Grand Traverse Bay

Kovarik Rd

Kolarik Rd

Gill’s Pier

Chicago Rd

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Good Neighbor Organic

Brewery

Kehl Rd

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Distillery

South Manitou Island

Kitchen Rd

Peterso

North Manitou Island

Northport Brewing

201

Northport

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Carlson Rd

Harbor

Northport Creek Golf Course

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Howell Rd

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North Manitou Island Lighthouse

Cathead Point KilchermanRd Rd

Scott Rd

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Lake Michigan

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