• Celebrate Independence with the Flag Raising Ceremony and 4th of July Parade in Glen Arbor!

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!

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 and check out the NEW Glen Arbor Walking Map

Don’t Miss local 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!

Looking for a place to stay?

Visit our Directory for a list of different types of Places to Stay, from RV camping, to cozy cottages to large lakeside homes, Resorts, B&B’s! 


See where Glen Arbor was featured In The Press

  • Upcoming Events

    June 26 @ 10:00 pm

    Stargazing and Constellation Lessons

    Stargazing and Constellation Lessons at the The Leelanau School Observatory in Glen Arbor. Open to...
    June 27 @ 10:00 pm

    Stargazing and Constellation Lesson

    Stargazing and Constellation Lessons at the The Leelanau School Observatory in Glen Arbor. Open to...
    June 28 @ 6:00 pm

    Art Reception: Holly Sturges

    Art Exhibition @ Center Gallery Northern Michigan Painter Holly Sturges will show her latest...
    June 28 @ 8:00 pm

    Beach Bards: Friday, June 28

    The Beach Bards - Glen Arbor - "By heart" storytelling, poetry, and music on the beach. Friday...
    July 2 @ 10:00 am

    Sprout: July 2nd

    Tuesdays at M22 Glen Arbor from 10am-12pm, June 25 thru August 13 Introducing Sprout, a...
  • Area News

    ARTirondack Chair Project // Summer 2019

    You're invited to participate in Glen Arbor's 2nd annual ARTirondack Chair Project! Sponsors...

    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...