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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

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...

Live Music downtown at the BBQ & Brew

Enjoy local food and drinks paired with great entertainment!   This Summer Celebration - The...

Children’s outdoor Playgroup

There is a new Children's playgroup for children five and under, here in Empire, MI - just minutes...

Volunteer for BBQ & Brew Fest!

Calling all Beer Pourers, Gate keepers, and Ticket Sellers ! WHEN | Saturday, June 21. The BBQ and...

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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

    July 25 @ 11:00 am

    ‘Postcards From The Lake’: Peggy Hawley/Bill Perkins

    There’ll be “Postcards From The Lake,” an exhibition of work celebrating summer at the...
    July 25 @ 6:00 pm

    Artist Reception and Exhibit – Susan Jacoby

    Susan Jacoby, of Winnetka, Illinois will exhibit oil paintings. She has a MFA from Northwestern...
    July 26 @ 9:00 pm

    Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Star Party

    Join Park Rangers and the Grand Traverse Astronomical Society for a Star Party on Saturday, July...