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Tips, Tricks, News, Recipes, & More
Our Michigan campground has a lot to offer, and our blog page is a great first step. Whether you want to learn more about our Camp-Resort or are looking for information that will prepare you for your arrival, our blog provides the best tips and tricks for your stay. Read about exciting news, park updates, camping recipes, and more!
May 23, 2024
15 Quick and Easy Make-Ahead Camping Meals
To prepare you for your upcoming camping trip, we put together a list of easy make ahead camping meals for every meal - or just for snacking!
May 9, 2024
Your One Stop Guide to the 2024 National Cherry Festival
Leelanau Pines is the perfect home base for your adventures at the 2024 National Cherry Festival in Traverse City.
May 2, 2024
The Essential Packing Checklist for Cabin Campers
Cabin camping is an excellent way to blend the comforts of home with the excitement of camping. Check out our checklist to find what to pack for cabin camping at our camping resort!
April 25, 2024
What to do During a Rainy Day at Leelanau Pines
Don't let the rain dampen your spirits! Instead, choose some of these fun activities to keep you busy during a rainy day at Leelanau Pines.
April 18, 2024
3 Add-Ons That Will Enhance Your Camping Trip
From kayak rentals to renting a pontoon, these add-ons can help maximize your vacation at Leelanau Pines Campground!
April 11, 2024
Discover What's New for 2024 at Leelanau Pines Campground
2024 is for vacationing more! Join us this season and enjoy new activities, themes, deals, and more at our Michigan campground.
April 4, 2024
Exciting Events in 2024 to Attend Near Traverse City, MI
Check out these top events in Traverse City, Michigan throughout 2024 such as Spring Into Summer, National Cherry Festival, and Northwestern Michigan Fair.
March 28, 2024
Everything You Should Know About Family Camping in Michigan
With luxury cabins rentals, on-site attractions, and lake access, see why Leelanau Pines is the best family campground in Michigan!
February 19, 2024
Exclusive Seasonal Camping Benefits at Leelanau Pines
See how becoming a seasonal camper at our Michigan campground has plenty of exclusive benefits this season.
February 12, 2024
Limited Time Deals - Spring Savings are in Bloom!
Check out ways to save for your spring camping getaway at our Michigan campground.
December 11, 2023
8 Reasons to Gift Experiences this Holiday Season
Discover why gifting experiences is more memorable than traditional, physical gifts with these 8 reasons.
November 30, 2023
20 Camping Gift Ideas They'll Actually Love
If you have a camping enthusiast on your holiday shopping list, view our curated camping gift guide for inspiration.
November 17, 2023
The Best Hiking Trails Near Traverse City, MI
Explore the various hiking trails near Traverse City, MI! Choose from longer trails, water views, or relaxing walks.
September 25, 2023
2023 Fall Activities Near Traverse City, MI You Need to Know
Book your fall camping trip to Leelanau Pines Lakeside Camping Resort and enjoy a variety of fall activities near Traverse City.
August 17, 2023
The Best Restaurants, Wineries, & Breweries Near Leelanau, MI
Book a stay at Leelanau Pines Campground and give these outstanding restaurants, wineries, and breweries a try!
July 5, 2023
Top Things to Do Near Traverse City, MI
Explore local restaurants, attractions, and family-friendly activities when you reference these top 10 things to do near Traverse City! 
June 27, 2023
Take An Inside Look At One Of Our White Pine Cabins
Our White Pine Cabins are one of the best Lake Leelanau cabin rental options and offer plenty of amenities.
June 27, 2023
How to Plan the Perfect Day Trip to Grand Rapids, MI
Plan a day trip to Grand Rapids, MI with our top 6 things to do in the area.
June 12, 2023
Why You Need to Consider a Weekday Camping Trip
Enjoy exclusive weekday camping deals, lower rates, fewer people, and more at our Michigan campground.
June 1, 2023
The Ultimate Guide To Cabin Camping In Michigan
Learn why Leelanau Pines Campground is the best option for cabin camping in Michigan – choose from 2 different cabin types for the best vacation ever.
May 15, 2023
Benefits of Booking a Camping Experience vs. a Hotel
Enjoy lower rates, included attractions, making new friends, and more when you choose a camping experience over a hotel stay!
April 26, 2023
Your Weekend Itinerary at Leelanau Pines Campground
Discover how you can spend your stay with everything that our Michigan campground has to offer.
April 11, 2023
5 Useful Tips For Camping With Pets
Camping with your pet can be stressful, but we are here to provide you with 5 useful tips for camping with pets. Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about pet friendly camping at Leelanau Pines Campground!
April 6, 2023
Basic Camping Etiquette You Need To Know
Basic camping etiquette includes respecting quiet hours, no outside firewood, following speed limits, and more.
March 21, 2023
4 Reasons Why You Will Love Spring Camping
The first day of spring is right around the corner - soon you’ll be stepping outside into blooming flowers and days filled with sunshine! What better way to celebrate the beginning of the season than by booking a spring camping trip to Leelanau Pines Campground?!
February 23, 2023
2023 Spring Activities Near Traverse City, MI You Need to Know
Book your spring camping trip to Leelanau Pines Campground and enjoy a variety of spring activities in Traverse City.
January 28, 2023
Exciting Events in 2023 to Attend Near Traverse City, MI
Discover the top events in Traverse City for 2023 - including the National Cherry Festival, Sutton Bay Art Festival, and Bayshore Marathon.
January 26, 2023
Why You Need to Book Your 2023 Camping Trip Early
The 2023 season is here - book your stay at our top-rated Michigan campground for the best perks!
January 5, 2023
Discover What's New for 2023 at Leelanau Pines Campground
The 2023 season will be one to remember - enjoy improvements like new attractions, new lodging options, & improved deals!
October 5, 2022
15+ Fall Camping Recipes To Try This Season
15+ fall camping meal ideas the whole family will love! Choose from a variety of fall camping recipes that will keep you warm and cozy.
September 3, 2022
6 Reasons Why You Should Book A Fall Camping Trip
Enjoy lower rates, cooler temperatures, improved sleep, and more when fall camping!
June 21, 2022
Easy and Delicious Camping Recipes for Summer
Check out these 20 easy camping recipes for your summer camping trip in the great outdoors!
June 2, 2022
10 Health Benefits of Camping in the Great Outdoors
Camping in the great outdoors provides a variety of health benefits to your body and mind. Reduce stress, improve sleep, promote your overall mood, and more.
May 18, 2022
Best RV Camping In Traverse City - Leelanau Pines Campground
Find the perfect RV site at Leelanau Pines Campground, MI! 6+ attractions, spacious campsites, and on-site facilities are included in your stay when RV camping.
May 10, 2022
First Time Campers - 7 Things You Need To Know
Whether it’s your first time camping at Leelanau Pines Campground, or your first time camping in general, there are many things you should know to help you prepare for your upcoming camping trip.
May 4, 2022
Exciting Family-Friendly Attractions In Downtown Traverse City, MI
Traverse City, Michigan offers a variety of attractions perfect for all ages. Plan your day trip to Downtown Traverse City with our top 5 recommendations!