• The August storm that hit our region

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!

Shop, Dine, Relax, Renew and Recreate.

Check out our year-round community events.

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.”

Step away from the hustle and get refreshed in the 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, and take in the smell of fresh air, woods, meadows, beaches and aqua colored lake water.

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


Leelanau Farmer’s Markets | Locations, Dates + Times

  • Upcoming Events

    June 25 @ 2:20 pm

    Historic Farm Horse & Wagon Tours

    Horse and Wagon Tours Thursdays 4:30 pm and 5;45  Preserve Historic Sleeping Bear invites you to...
    July 31 @ 11:00 am

    Painting Light: Lori Feldpausch Exhibition

    Traverse City painter Lori Feldpausch’s “greatest teacher” has been the natural world – on...
    August 5 @ 8:00 pm

    Socks in the Frying Pan/Irish

    Socks in the Frying Pan from County Clare blend traditional Irish melodies with innovative rhythmic...
    August 6 @ 7:00 pm

    Music on the Mountain – Blackthorn

    We have a great lineup and no better way to watch the sunset over Lake Michigan, from The...
    August 7 @ 10:00 am

    Port Oneida Rural and Cultural Fair

    Friday and Saturday, August 7-8   10 am – 4 pm History comes to life at six historic...
  • Area News

    The August storm of Northwest Michigan

    Sunday August 2nd, 2015 | Raquel Jackson, Marketing Director I think everyone got caught a...

    July is Craft Beer Month in Michigan

    The craft beer culture continues to brew in Michigan at a record pace – and in celebration of...

    A place for Classic Cars…

    A visitor recently asked about friendly places downtown Glen Arbor for their classic cars. While...

    NEW in Glen Arbor! From new owners, to new locations…

    From new owners, to renovations and new locations, there's a few things you'll want take notice of,...

    Farmer’s Markets in Leelanau

    All products and produce sold at our markets are made or grown within 60 miles of the farmers...
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