What are the 2 peninsulas in Traverse City?

Leelanau Peninsula & Old Mission Peninsula | Traverse City, MI.

How long is the peninsula in Traverse City?

The Old Mission Peninsula is an 18-mile sliver of land that juts out into the turquoise-blue waters of Grand Traverse Bay and teems with natural beauty and some of the most stunning vistas in the region. And there’s so much to discover. Here’s what we found.

What county is Mission peninsula?

Grand Traverse
The Old Mission Point Lighthouse is located at the northern end of the peninsula. The peninsula is included in the Old Mission Peninsula AVA, an American Viticultural Area known for its Michigan wine….

Peninsula Township, Michigan
State Michigan
County Grand Traverse
• Supervisor Robert Manigold

How long is Leelanau Peninsula?

about 30 miles
The Leelanau Peninsula is a peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan that extends about 30 miles (50 km) from the western side of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan into Lake Michigan. Leelanau County encompasses the entire peninsula. It is often referred to as the “little finger” of the mitten-shaped lower peninsula.

Are Traverse City wineries open in winter?

Seven of its eight wineries are open in wintertime (the newest, Hawthorne Vineyards, is closed until spring, unfortunately) and that’s just right for a little viticultural adventure.

Are there lighthouses in Traverse City Michigan?

Mission Point Lighthouse has been a Traverse City and Old Mission Peninsula icon for decades. Located at the north end of a picturesque drive along M-37 through cherry orchards and vineyards, Mission Point Lighthouse stands as a classic piece of Michigan history.

Who owns Old Capital?

Joe Guzowski –
Joe Guzowski – CEO – Old Mission Capital | LinkedIn.

How wide is the Mission peninsula?

3 miles
The Old Mission Peninsula extends northward from Traverse City into the Grand Traverse Bay of Lake Michigan, ending at Old Mission Point. The peninsula is 19 miles (31 km) long by 3 miles (5 km) wide at its widest point.

What is Leelanau County known for?

Leelanau has the second-highest proportion of water area of any county in the United States, behind only Keweenaw County, Michigan. The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, located on the west side of the county, was voted “The Most Beautiful Place in America” by Good Morning America, in 2011.