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203 Cedar St, Leland, MI 49654-5015
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So much fun

Absolutely love this little village. Very interesting history here. The little shops used to be... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Carrol D
Kentwood, Michigan
Don't miss this part of Leland

Leland is fun to visit for many reasons, but don't skip the charm of Fishtown, Walk down in to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Fishtown Preservation Society is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization devoted to preserving and protecting the historic fishing village of Leland, Michigan. For more information on what we do, who we are, and our mission, please visit our website or check in on Facebook.
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  • Average5%
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“cute shops” (15 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
203 Cedar St, Leland, MI 49654-5015
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Reviewed yesterday

Absolutely love this little village. Very interesting history here. The little shops used to be owned by fisherman, but now they have crafts, candy, clothing, etc. Really fun to poke around.

Thank Carrol D
Reviewed 3 days ago

Leland is fun to visit for many reasons, but don't skip the charm of Fishtown, Walk down in to visit the quaint shanty shacks and go out to the elevated boardwalk on the river. There are some benches and it is a great place to...More

1  Thank Ashwabay
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Neat area to hang out and dine. Lots of cute shops and eateries with many treats for your palette. You will have many photo ops with the old shacks, boats and the view.

Thank spikenails
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very cute and charming area on the shores of lake Michigan. If possible, I recommend trying to be there for a sunset, it really was quite beautiful. Followed by a little stroll and some ice cream makes for a lovely summer evening

Thank Derek K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Three siblings with spouses visited Fishtown near Leland, Mi. the first week in June. Great weather. Watched the activities along the boardwalk while eating ice cream cones. Neat little shops to visit or just sit and watch the fish boats unloading their catch for the...More

Thank woofdog1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I got to Traverse City every year and always end up in Fishtown for a few hrs. Walking the marina lookin at the huge boats is a must. Stop at the cheese shanty and get some cheese curds if thay are not sold out.

Thank ladyk30
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a local in the summertime so I'm a little partial to this place. Normally a beehive of activity in the summer with tourists enjoying the sights in this active, working fishing village in Leelanau County. Visit Carlson's Fisheries for whitefish filets right out...More

Thank Jack P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fishtown is the focal point of Leland, MI. Enjoy colorful shopping and great dining at the casual waterfront where old fishing shanties still stand as they did in the early days of the 20th C.

1  Thank Olga S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fishtown is a must if you even drive through Leland. It is a combination of the throwback to an earlier time when fishing was of great importance, as well as a modern marina and park.

Thank brossyg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a little, historic town, in the Leland MI, at the tip of the peninsula, that is worth the visit. It has not changed in decades, except for the requisite few little shops that dot the town. The drive to this town is worth...More

Thank Goobbetts
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19 October 2016|
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Response from charmelash | Reviewed this property |
There are several giftshops, you can park many different places there is a spot that is close to the marina which you can look over and see sleeping bear dunes. There are places that you can eat too.
Jodi S
22 July 2015|
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Response from 00vette48306 | Reviewed this property |
Fishtown will be open & with the wonderful Michigan Fall colors, it will be a stunning area to visit. Make sure you drive through (and stop) in Glen Haven, on your way around the Leelenau peninsula. Loop back through... More