• Glen Arbor Pumpkin Fest // Saturday, Oct 21 from 12 - 4 >>> CLICK to learn more.

Welcome to the Glen Lake area, home to Big and Little Glen Lakes, including the quaint areas of Glen Arbor, Empire, Burdickville, and the Narrows, located amidst the The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

Explore the Natural Beauty of the area – year round!

Discover the variety of  Things to Do | Shop, Dine, Relax, Renew and Recreate.

Play and Stay in Glen Arbor, then set out for your tour around the Leelanau Peninsula on M-22, and don’t miss the Wine Trails! Although summer is the most popular time to visit, our area is a fall color-tour destination for scenic drives, PLUS it’s a great spot go skiing, ice-skating, snowshoeing, and ice-fishing throughout the winter.

“No matter the season, the Glen Lake area is a perfect outdoor getaway.”

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Step away from the hustle and get refreshed in the natural beauty around Glen Arbor. Find a new trail to hike, a new view from a hilltop, shop the great stores, buy a piece of local art; Try a new item on the menu, get a new book to read. Meet a friend, find a new friend! Drive around, hike around, bike around. Take in the smell of fresh air, woods, meadows, beaches, hilltops, dunes, and aqua-colored lake water.

The Glen Lake area has something to offer everyone.

Plan your next visit soon!


In the press…

• Sleeping Bear Point, part of our local National Park was included on National Geographic’s 2017 list of 21 Best Beaches in the World.” 

• In 2016, the road M-22 that loops around Leelanau Peninsula was voted “the best autumn scenic drive in the US” by USA Today’s 10 Best. Watch our video on YouTube showing off  promoting travel to Glen Arbor for your Leelanau fall color tours.

View in the Blog.

  • Upcoming Events

    October 21 @ 12:00 pm

    Glen Arbor’s Pumpkin Fest 2017

    The local community and visitors are invited to enjoy this celebration of fall, one of our...
    October 21 @ 8:00 pm

    Star Party

    This date marks the 47th Anniversary of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Celebrate the...
    October 23 @ 7:00 pm

    Auditions: Remember the Night / Reader’s Theater

    The Glen Arbor Art Association [GAAA] Readers’ Theater will hold auditions for “Remember...
    October 28 @ 10:00 am

    Cottonseed Apparel End of Season Sale 50 percent off

    End of Season Sale Cottonseed Apparel in Glen Arbor, where the ENTIRE STORE will go 50%...
    October 29 @ 12:00 pm

    Glen Arbor Trick or Treating

    Join us the Sunday just before Halloween for a fun afternoon of trick or treating in downtown Glen...
  • Area News

    Glen Arbor: Your Leelanau fall color destination

    Explore the Natural Beauty of the area - year round! Discover the variety of  Things to Do...

    Trick or Treating in Glen Arbor, MI

    Join us on Sunday just before Halloween for a fun afternoon of trick or treating in...

    Sidewalk Sale Days in Glen Arbor ~ Labor Day Weekend

    Come on out to shop, dine and seek some recreation in Leelanau. You won't want to miss the...

    2017 Glen Lake Winterfest Results

    After a few years of this event taking place in some of the worst winter storms to date, everyone...

    Best beaches in the world

    In the press... Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore has been catching PR across the nation...
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