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Leland is a magical little fishing village close to Traverse City. Spend the day visiting the historic shops, eat a world famous sandwich at the Cheese Shanty, drink a "Chubby Mary" at the Cove and then finish the day by stopping by Van's Beach.
Leland (aka "Fishtown") is a must-see when visiting the county. Don't miss the shopping in the old shanty town and definitely grab a sandwich or some gourmet cheese from the Village Cheese Shanty!
Cute little harbor town on Lake Michigan. Shopping and restaurants along the wharf. Find one of the several small parking lots on the south side of the river, along Lake Michigan, in the residential area. These open right up to the big lake and you can look for Leland Blue stones along the…
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