Recent PhotosOur "Why Leelanau?" blog was launched in our 20th anniversary year five years ago as a place to share favorite photos and reflections on why you love the Leelanau peninsula. Since that time, over 800 photos and memories have been shared. Below you'll find the three most recent "Why Leelanau?" photo blog submissions. If you click on an individual photo, you'll be taken to a single-page view of the photo, and you can then scroll through the photos in chronological order. The Why Leelanau Archives box to the right will allow you to search the photos by category or location. You can also enter a keyword or phrase (such as "trillium" or "snowy owl") into the Search for Photos box to refine your search. Happy browsing!
Tell Us Why You Love LeelanauTo mark our 25th anniversary this year, we're expanding the blog to include reflections from all of you of your favorite memories and moments of Leelanau Love over the past 25 years. So dig out those old family vacation photos, think back on your favorite times and places, and click on the link below to submit your own memories.
Submit a "Why Leelanau?" blogpost
Doesn’t this capture the joys of a northern Michigan summer? Maybe the water’s not yet this warm, but it soon will be – and summer arrives on the 21st – so come on up to Leelanau! ~ photo submitted by Betsy Schneider
“At our recent Kehl Lake hike, spring wildflowers were the highlight, with a carpet of them along the trail at several points. It was a very enjoyable hike. We saw apparent evidence of a bear on the property. At one point along the trail there is a large dead white pine where the first several [...]
Doesn’t this boat look as though it’s plaintively waiting for someone to come out and play? Photo taken on Little Traverse Lake, and submitted by Eric Munson