About the Area

The Glen Arbor Area
Glen Arbor – Glen Haven – Glen Lake

Beautiful Glen Lake and the communities which border it sit peacefully beside the windswept Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Here you’ll find miles of beaches, blue water, rolling hills and towering forests unlike anything else you have seen.

Activities abound in all seasons. Enjoy some of the most spectacular views and scenery in the world while you swim, bike, hike, golf, antique hunt, sail, boat, fish, waterski, snowmobile, ski, or snowboard. Follow the links below for a brief overview of the area’s attractions and history.

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore encompasses a 60 km (35 mi.) stretch of Lake Michigan’s eastern coastline, as well as North and South Manitou Islands. The park was established primarily for its outstanding natural features, including forests, beaches, dune formations, and ancient glacial phenomena. The Lakeshore also contains many cultural features including a 1871 lighthouse, three former Life-Saving Service/Coast Guard Stations and an extensive rural historic farm district.

The Sportsman Shop, Glen Arbor Charter Fishing Tours
Lake Michigan Charter Fishing right out of Sleeping Bear Bay, Glen Arbor. Charter fishing trips aboard the Mariah with Captain Bob Smith at the wheel. Full and half-day trips for trout and salmon. Fishing trips mix beautiful views with a memorable sport fishing experience. A must-do activity when visiting the Glen Lake area.

Glen Lake Chamber of Commerce
Welcome to the Glen Lake Sleeping Bear Dunes area, home to Big and Little Glen Lakes, The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and the quaint towns of Glen Arbor and Empire. Whether you seek pristine beaches, hiking, water sports, superb art & music, majestic sunsets, museums, unique shopping, great food, fine wine, antiques or just an overall perfect place for a vacation get-away, our area offers something for everyone.

Century 21 Northland – The Local Real Estate Choice
Many visitors to the Glen Lake area quickly decide they would like to stay. If you’re interested in putting down roots in our area, there is no better real estate office than Century 21 Northland. Century 21 Northland has unmatched experience in the local real estate market, having earned the trust and respect of hundreds of clients. Visit Century 21 Northland’s Web site for area listings and information.

Crystal River Outfitters
KAYAK, CANOE & BIKE RENTALS: Experience the beauty of the Crystal River! Splash through its gentle currents and explore its winding trail. Our kayak and canoe trips offer a fun adventure the whole family can enjoy.