The Manitou Passage & Underwater Preserve The Manitou Passage was (and still is!) a busy shipping lane. You can click now to link to Life Along the Manitou Passage, a collaborative web site with lots of information, photos and links about the Age of Schooners and the Passage. Today the Manitou Bottomlands State Underwater Preserve is a great place to dive!
Glen Arbor Glen Arbor is home to a wide range of shops and restaurants and is a great jumping off point for fun in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Click now for a map!
Cedar Cedar is home to the annual polka festival, the county's finest softball fields and businesses that include Pleva's Meats (makers of cherry-enhanced Plevalean). Click for a village map.
Maple City Maple City is the starting point for The Cedar Hilltoppers Snowmobile Trail, a state trail that runs from Maple City to Empire where it links up with other trails in Benzie County. Click for map & more info.
Omena Omena is a small village on Grand Traverse Bay that's home to Tamarack Craftsman, one of Leelanau's finest art galleries. Click now for a map.
Northport Northport offers a wide range of shops, restaurants and galleries. Click for a map and some links.
Grand Traverse Lighthouse The Grand Traverse Light is located at the very tip of the Leelanau Peninsula and has been converted into a great museum. Click to visit the web site for the lighthouse!
Manitou Island Transit
The transit offers day trip (South Manitou only) and overnight service to the Manitou Islands and sunset cruises along the Manitou Passage. Click now to visit their web site!
Leelanau's largest village offers a wide range of stores and restaurants, a marina and the county's only movie theater. Click for a map and business links!
Leland has a very nice harbor, lots of shops, restaurants, some great beaches and (of course) historic Fishtown and the Leelanau Historical Museum. Click for village map and lots of links.
The village of Lake Leelanau is one of the county's fastest growing towns with several restaurants and antique shops. Visit the link for more.
Leelanau Peninsula Vintners
Leelanau County is producing some great wines. Visit this web site for links to wineries and wine information.
Traverse City holds the National Cherry Festival every summer, has a vibrant downtown district, the Dennos Museum, Cherry Capital Airport and much more. We'll have a TC map up very soon ... click now for Traverse City information & links.
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Visitor's Center
Visit this link for the official park web site!
Once the largest town in Leelanau County, Empire has some great hiking trails, stores, restaurants and a really cool museum ... click for map and more!
Sleeping Bear Dunes
The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is an amazing expanse of trails, dunes, wide-open beaches, rivers and outdoor fun. Visit our Unofficial Sleeping Bear Dunes home page for maps, information and links.
South Manitou Island
South Manitou Island is part of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and offers camping at several campgrounds and some great hiking trails. Click for a map from Manitou Island Transit, photos and other info.
North Manitou Island
North Manitou is a part of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and is designated as a wilderness area. Click for a map from Manitou Transit!
Leelanau Sands Casino
The Leelanau Sands Casino is located in Peshawbestown (north of Suttons Bay). Click now for area lodging information!