Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Leelanau Peninsula, we've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Leelanau Peninsula, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Leelanau Peninsula, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly choice.

General health necessities

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan, United States of America by month

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January

In January, Leelanau Peninsula is frigid and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) and occasionally jump into the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Leelanau Peninsula, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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February

If you go to Leelanau Peninsula in February, you will notice that it is frigid and somewhat snowy. Expect it to snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

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March

Traveling to Leelanau Peninsula in March, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to snow 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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April

April in Leelanau Peninsula is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

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May

In May, Leelanau Peninsula is cool. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) and once in a while jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Leelanau Peninsula, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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June

If you visit Leelanau Peninsula during June, you will probably see that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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July

July in Leelanau Peninsula is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

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August

August in Leelanau Peninsula is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

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September

September in Leelanau Peninsula is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

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October

Traveling to Leelanau Peninsula in October, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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November

November in Leelanau Peninsula is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). It snows sometimes.

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December

If you go to Leelanau Peninsula in December, you will notice that it is frosty and somewhat snowy. Expect it to snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan, United States of America

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Leelanau Peninsula.

If you go to Great Lakes Children's Museum, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

If you see the Leelanau Historical Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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