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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!

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.”


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

    July 18 @ 10:30 am

    Story time | Author Natalie Rompella

    The World Never Sleeps By Natalie Rompella Tilbury House. $17.95, due July...
    July 19 @ 5:00 pm

    Musicians on the Patio 7/19

    Musicians on the Patio at M22 Glen Arbor Lynn Thompson performing 7/19 from 5-7pm 12 string...
    July 20 @ 10:00 am

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    It is time to get your yoga mat or blanket out and head to Glen Haven Beach for Yoga on the Beach!...
    July 20 @ 7:30 pm

    The Summer Cottage, a Comedy Drama

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    July 20 @ 8:00 pm

    Beach Bards July 20

    The public is welcome to come and share By Heart Poetry, Stories, or Music or to simply enjoy the...
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