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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.

Whether you seek pristine beaches, hiking, biking, water sports, snow-shoeing, cross-country skiing, superb art & music, majestic sunsets, museums, unique shopping, great food, fine wines, antiques or just an overall perfect place for a vacation get-away, our area offers something for everyone. Plan your next visit soon!


Area News

Sidewalk Sales Downtown + Labor Day Bridge Walk

Glen Arbor Sidewalk Sales Local downtown merchants have their BIGGEST Sales of the season! •...

Tennis Clinic with Emilio Sánchez Vicario

Tennis Clinic with Emilio Sánchez Vicario SATURDAY, AUGUST 9th Emilio Sánchez Vicario is...

Local Farmer’s Markets

Don't miss out on the best our area has to offer from beautiful and tasty locally grown...

4th of July | Things to Do

The Glen Lake Community celebrates the 4th of July: 10 AM  |  Flag Raising @ Old Settlers Park...

Glen Arbor Tennis Tournament

June 27th, 28th and 29th... ALL DOUBLES, played in our beautiful downtown Glen Arbor...

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10,000 people voted and named Crystal River, Glen Arbor among the winners of Traverse Magazine’s Red Hot Best!

  • Upcoming Events

    August 15 @ 11:00 am

    ‘With A Light Heart’: Paintings by Jeff Condon

    Grand Rapids artist Jeff Condon paints “With A Light Heart,” an exhibition of landscapes...
    August 15 @ 11:00 am

    Landscape Paintings ‘With A Light Heart’

    Grand Rapids artist Jeff Condon paints “With A Light Heart,” an exhibition of contemporary...
    August 22 @ 11:00 am

    New Views of Sleeping Bear: Pastel Paintings by Jim Markle

    Grand Rapids artist Jim Markle exhibits new views of the Sleeping Bear Dunes and Glen Arbor Aug....