2008 Priority Health Tour de Leelanau
Featured Locale - Leelanau County, Michigan
According to legend the word “Leelanau” is rumored to be a Native American word meaning “delight of life”. Whether this is true or not, a visit to Leelanau County is definitely delightful. Located in the upper Northwest of Michigan’s lower peninsula, the county is a treasure of scenic beauty. Boasting hundreds of miles of coastline on Lake Michigan and Grand Traverse Bay, as well as many inland lakes, the splendor of blue sky, green, rolling hills and sandy beaches are what makes the County truly delightful.
With the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore along the Counties Western boundary and more than 20 wineries throughout, visitors to Leelanau County have numerous opportunities to explore.
Leelanau County is also the home and namesake of the Tour de Leelanau professional bicycle race. Starting in the city of Leland and winding through nearly every corner of the County before finishing in the Native American fishing village of Peshawbestown, both the race and the County are not to be MISSED!!!
So, plan your trip to Leelanau County now for the Tour de Leelanau on Sunday, May 25th.
For more information on Leelanau County, please visit the following websites:
Tour de Leelanau:
Leelanau Peninsula Chamber of Commerce:
Leelanau Sands Casino:
The Leelanau Enterprise newspaper:
Leelanau County & Government Center:
Leelanau Historical Society & Museum:
Leelanau Peninsula Vintners Association: