At the northern tip of Leelanau County, Northport was the gateway to Grand Traverse Bay and one of the earliest settlements in the county. Today, the village of Northport boasts a fine harbor and park, full service grocery and many other stores, antique shops and art galleries!.
The hills around Northport are filled with cherry and apple orchards. Leelanau State Park at the northern tip of the Leelanau Peninsula is home to the historic and well restored Grand Traverse Lighthouse. Other parks include Peterson Park and the Leelanau Conservancy’s Kehl Lake Preserve.
- Northport Dog Parade costumed dogs (and often owners) celebrate on the morning of the wine festival on August 13
- Northport Wine Festival on August 13 features ten wineries, a cidery and a brewery of the Northern Wine Loop
- Music in the Park – Music series last Friday on the month from June 24 – Labor Day Weekend at G. Marsten Dame Marina Park
Features about Northport
Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays everyone!
Wishing all of you a merry Christmas & happy holiday season! Sheen took this at the Grand Traverse Light back in 2014.
Olean’s Recreational Marijuana Dispensary in Northport now open!
Olean’s Provisioning Center is celebrating their opening as Leelanau County’s first cannabis dispensary. They are located at 776 N. Mill Street in Northport & open seven days a week from 11-7 PM for customers 21+.
New Owners & New Plans for the Northport Inn
The landmark inn and commercial space on the corner of Waukazoo and Nagonaba in Northport has sold for $900K.