- The list below includes 55 free or cheap things to do in or near Leland, Michigan, including 42 different types of inexpensive activities like Beaches, Fishing, Art Gallery and History Museums.
- From Van's Beach to North Beach, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Leland and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Traverse City, Empire, Glen Arbor and Suttons Bay.
Opened in 1999, the Bayside Gallery is a local art gallery that displays a large selection of creative works from around the world. The gallery is popular for its patio that contains scenic and tranquil gardens to enjoy.
A collection of pieces from various artists. Treeline Gallery features paintings in oil, acrylic, watercolor, and pastel. The gallery features over a dozen artists who create pieces from landscapes and nature to portraits and scenes.
The Crystal River Outfitters offers recreational services to those who want to explore the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. From kayaking to canoe trips, the Crystal River Outfitters lend their hands to guests who want to experience the wild nature of Glen Arbor, Michigan.
A tourist attraction, Mission Point Lighthouse is important to the history of Michigan. The lighthouse is open for tours including its living quarters. Tourists can also walk the local trail or purchase memorabilia at the gift shop.
An art gallery that focuses on the Northern Michigan lifestyle, the Ruth Conklin Gallery showcases the owner's work as well as that of a variety of other artists. The gallery also sells some clothing and accessories.
Started in 2001, Glen Arbor Botanicals is a nature inspired art gallery and antique museum that focuses on original artwork. Views of natural illustrations are featured, as well as garden plans and various wildlife drawings.