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!

Glen Lake Restaurant Week is coming up April 26 thru May 4th, 2019.  LEARN MORE.

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.

Discover the variety of  Things to Do, year round.

Shop, Dine, Relax, Renew and Recreate > Browse the local Business Directory

Don’t Miss Upcoming Events!

“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!


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  • Upcoming Events

    April 25 @ 4:00 pm

    Exposures: Leelanau student’s art reception

    The Glen Arbor Arts Center celebrates the 31 st edition of Exposures, an annual exhibition of...
    April 26 @ 9:30 am

    Little Artists: April 26

    Parents and Caregivers are invited to “Little Artists,” a program designed towards pre-school...
    April 26 @ 12:00 pm

    Glen Lake Restaurant Week 2019

    Offering an array of dining options “from French Fries to French Cuisine.” Don’t miss...
    April 29 @ 7:00 pm

    Auditions for Glen Arbor Players

    The Glen Arbor Players will be hosting an audition for their first summer play of 2019, "The...
    May 10 @ 6:00 pm

    Artist Reception: Meet the Cats

    In 2016 five Leelanau County painters followed in the historic footsteps of seven Canadian...
  • Area News

    In The Press – Sleeping Bear Dunes among 7 Best Beaches in the Midwest

    March, 2019 It's no surprise to us that the Sleeping Bear Dunes was featured in an article on "7...

    DH Day Campground: Sleeping Bear Dunes makes changes to improve

    Camping reservations at D. H. Day Campground in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore open up on...

    Wintefest Contest Results

    It was another great year this 2019 president's day weekend to be up north and out and about in...

    Visit Glen Arbor for the Holidays

    With some fun new things and others annually anticipated, Glen Arbor invites you to shop local for...

    Leelanau Peninsula Named in the Top 3 Best Wine Regions

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