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With over public 100,000 votes, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore was named the "Most Beautiful Place in America" on ABC's Good Morning America. Watch as the winner was announced live on television in, "Most Beautiful Place in America Revealed!"
After Sleeping Bear Dunes was nominated, ABC News narrowed down the vast number of nominations to ten and announced them, two-by-two each morning on the show. Watch as Michigan's hidden gem is introduced in, "Most Beautiful Places: Point Reyes, Sleeping Bear Dunes."
Watch nationally-recognized American chef, Mario Batali, praise Sleeping Bear Dunes and the surrounding area in the ABC segment, "Mario Batali on Wonders of Sleeping Bear Dunes."
- Friends of Fishtown 5k 22 July 2017 This summer marks the ninth running of the Friends of Fishtown 5k/walk. This beautiful, family-friendly course winds through Leland’s neighborhoods and along the Leland River, starting and finishing in the heart of Fishtown.
- Traverse City Film Festival 25 July 2017 The Traverse City Film Festival is a charitable, educational, nonprofit organization committed to the idea that “One Great Movie Can Change You: Just Great Movies” and to helping save one of America’s few indigenous art forms — the cinema.
- Running Bear 5K Run/Walk & ½ Mile Kids’ Run 25 July 2017 On July 25th, the Running Bear 5K Run/Walk & ½ Mile Kids’ Run takes off for its 11th year! What makes a beautiful summer day even better? Spending it with family and friends who take the challenge!
- Port Oneida Heritage Run 5 August 2017 Run for the farms in 2017 during the 8th Annual Port Oneida Heritage Run. The race offers two runs through the beautiful scenery of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore while helping to support preservation of the Park’s historic resources.