- 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.
The 47-acre Traverse City State Park was established with just 16 acres in 1920. The park is popular for its beach, biking, fishing, along with metal detecting because the area was originally the home of the Ottawa branch of the Algonquin Indians.
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Traverse City's Grand Traverse Distillery produces vodka, bourbon, whiskey, gin and rum. The small-batch establishment offers tours and tastings. The tasting room is open daily, and tours are available Thursday through Saturday.
A serene site located in the Pere Marquette State Forest, the Sand Lakes Quiet Area is perfect for biking, hiking and watching wildlife. Motorized vehicles are prohibited from entering this area thus maintaining the solitude of the area.
Bier Gallery consists of three buildings including a 19th century school, an artist workshop and the main gallery. It features a collection primarily created by local artists and including jewelry, paintings, pottery, glass and sculptures.
Destination for nature lovers with birdwatching, moderate hiking and geological history. At Grass River Natural Area various programs are organized for kids and the staff walk you through the dense forests for sight seeing.
A 19th century old castle, the Castle Farms was built by Albert Loeb, then president of Sears Company. Currently, Castle Farms is open to the public with its museum. It is also used as a perfect venue for 'Happily Ever After' weddings.