The Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore sweeps north along the western Lake Michigan shoreline from north Benzie County up to the northern tip of the Leelanau County peninsula. Whether you are seeking sun-soaked beaches, cool lush woodsy trails or sparkling streams to kayak you’ll find it all here in company with eagles and many other bird species.
After Good Morning America viewers voted it “America’s Most Beautiful Place” in 2011, in quick succession this destination also was named to a list of Best Summer Trips 2012 and Top 10 Food Road Tips by National Geographic Traveler. Indeed, it is a great place to vacation and a great place to eat as well. This guide, written by a year-round local resident, will help you make the most of your visit! Watch for upcoming editions for outdoor adventurers and art collectors.