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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.

Explore the Natural Beauty of the area Year Round!

Shop & Dine at the businesses open in the off-season, and join us for great 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 our busiest season, Summer, has passed…there’s plenty to do and explore. 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, find a store’s sale, try a new item on the menu, find something seasonal to drink, get a new book to read, buy a piece of art. Meet a friend, find a new friend! Drive around, hike around, bike around, and take in the smell of fresh air and fallen leaves on the ground.

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

Better than Black Friday…PJ Party in Glen Arbor + Holiday Events

It’s here again! A Glen Arbor original, “better than a bustling city’s Black Friday,” our...

2015 Glen Arbor Winter Fest

Glen Arbor Winter Fest - Annual President's Day Weekend festivities!Perch Fishing Contest Join...

Trick or Treat, Pumpkin Carving & Story-Time in Glen Arbor!

Sunday October 26th, 2014 Halloween Story-time and Pumpkin Carving/Decorating: Before Trick or...

Fall is for Color Tours…

Explore the Natural Beauty of the area in the FALL.Play and Stay in Glen Arbor, then set out...

Empire Hops Festival 2014

EMPIRE HOPS FESTIVAL SATURDAY OCTOBER 4TH 2014 Location, Front St Empire between Union & La...

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  • Upcoming Events

    October 31

    Toast of the Season Wine tour + Bed & Breakfast

    Toast of the Season Wine Tour? Then the Glen Arbor Bed & Breakfast is for you! Annual "Toast...
    November 7

    November Toast of the Season Weekend Wine Tour + B&B

    Toast of the Season Wine Tour? Then the Glen Arbor Bed & Breakfast is for you! Annual "Toast...
    November 11 @ 5:30 pm

    November | Chamber Member’s Meeting

    ALL ARE WELCOME to attend the Monthly Glen Lake Chamber of Commerce member's meeting, November 11th...