The Best Places To Score A Deal In Leelanau County

The Best Places In Leelanau County To Score A Deal - The Awesome Mitten

Leelanau County is well-known in our state for its beautiful landscape, sugar-sand beaches, and unlimited wineries. However, Leelanau County can also be known for high-end restaurants and expensive¬†establishments. Fortunately, you’ve got a local here who loves a good deal. Read on to find out which establishments are my favorites to eat and drink in each […]

6 Great Hikes in Traverse City For The Whole Family

Veronica Valley Park

Northern Michigan offers some of the best trails and most beautiful, scenic vistas anywhere in the country. There‚Äôs no better place than the Traverse City region to experience the majesty of a rigorous Michigan hike. Meadows, forests, and sand dunes all make this area unique. Looking to take in the great outdoors on your next […]

Stellar Views Near Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore

South Manitou Island Lighthouse

If you’ve been to Leelanau County in Northern Michigan and haven’t taken in one of its majestic views, you’re doing it wrong. Do yourself a favor and get to the nearest bluff, overlook, dune, or beach along the crystal blue Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore. Before you look west, though, prepare to pinch yourself. 1. Sleeping […]

Jack of the Green

The Awesome Mitten-Jack of the Green

Check the bottom for details on how to win a garden supply pack! There is a rare sort of garden and gardening supply store off the beaten path of 461 Main Street, Lake Leelanau. It is called Jack of the Green, named after the harbinger of spring in an old myth. The store specializes in […]

Bella Fortuna North

The Awesome Mitten- Bella Fortuna North

Prepare yourselves foodies. An authentic Florentine restaurant named Bella Fortuna North is opening in Lake Leelanau on June 29th. Bella is an elegant establishment with friendly staff situated behind NJ’s Grocery on West Main Street. They specialize in bona fide Florentine and Tuscan fare, like their homemade pizza and genuine Italian wines. They use local […]