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Leelanau County is located in the Northwest corner of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 21,708.  A substantial portion of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore lies within the county's borders, including North Manitou and South Manitou Islands.

 

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,532 square miles of which 348 square miles of it is land and 2,184 square miles (86.24%) of it is water. The county has the second-highest proportion of water area of any county in the United States, behind only Keweenaw County, Michigan. Lake Leelanau is the county's largest body of inland water, formed from the Leland River dam near Leland. Glen Lake, located within the boundaries of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, is considered one of the most beautiful lakes in the world.

 

Below is a listing of some things to do in the area:

 

Local Interests:

Leelanau County
Canoe and Kayaking Glen Arbor
Charter Fishing Leland
Cherry Bowl Drive-In Theatre Honor
Cherry Republic Glen Arbor
Grand Traverse Lighthouse & Museum Northport
Leelanau County Chamber of Commerce
Leelanau Historical Museum Leland
Port Oneida Rural Historic District Empire
Shopping Leelanau County
Sleeping Bear Dunes Glen Arbor
Sleeping Bear Point Maritime Museum Empire
The Bay Theatre Suttons Bay
Wine Tasting Leelanau Peninsula
Leelanau County Restaurant Listing

Grand Traverse County (Traverse City)
Amusements and mini-golf Traverse City
Beaches Traverse City Area
Beach Bums Professional Baseball Traverse City
Canoeing/Kayaking/Tubing Traverse City Area
Charter Fishing Traverse City
Cherry Roubaix Road Bike Race Traverse City
Dennos Museum Center Traverse City
Golf Grand Traverse County
Grand Traverse Heritage Center Traverse City
Great Lakes Children Museum Traverse City
Horse Shows by the Bay Williamsburg
Interlochen Arts Academy Interlochen
National Cherry Festival Traverse City
Nauti-Cat 43-passenger sailboat Traverse City
Shopping
Grand Traverse Mall
Downtown Traverse City
Traverse Area District Library Traverse City
Traverse City Film Festival Traverse City
Traverse City Northstars Hockey (Junior A Team NAHL) Traverse City
Wine Tasting Old Mission Peninsula
Grand Traverse County Restaurant Listing

 

Map of Leelanau County