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. Take in the beaches, woods, meadows, 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

    October 20 @ 12:00 pm

    Glen Arbor Pumpkin Fest

    Glen Arbor Pumpkin Festival Join the the community for a fun, family friendly celebration of...
    October 23 @ 5:30 pm

    Fall Member Dinner at Cherry Public House

    Glen Lake Chamber ~ Fall Dinner Tuesday, October 23rd At Cherry Public House 5:30 social,...
    October 26 @ 9:30 am

    Little Artists Oct. 26

    The “Little Artists” program returns Friday, October 5. Each session is geared towards...
    October 28 @ 12:00 pm

    Trick or Treat in Glen Arbor

    Join the Glen Arbor community, for a fun Sunday afternoon of Trick or Treating! Dress up in your...
    November 7 @ 5:00 pm

    Artist Opening | Plein Air Painters at City Opera House

    Plein Air Painters of Northwest Michigan invite you to the "Just Great Art Exhibit" at the City...
  • Area News

    Leelanau Peninsula Named in the Top 3 Best Wine Regions

    October 1, 2018 (Leelanau Peninsula, MI) Leelanau Peninsula Named Top Wine Region Consumers...

    Find Your Park

    With more than 400 park sites in the U.S., yours is probably closer than you think. Most Americans...

    See them all: ARTirondack Chairs around Glen Arbor


    Horse Wagon Rides now in Glen Arbor

    New this summer, the Glen Lake Chamber has organized Horse Wagon Rides in Glen Arbor, MI....

    4th of July in Glen Arbor

    Independence Concert The Northport Community Band kicks off the Glen Arbor Arts...