Destination guide

Travel to friendly Glen Arbor

The beaches and parks create a pretty picture of Glen Arbor. Travellers especially like the shopping, restaurants and hiking in this walkable and welcoming city. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Glen Arbor

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Glen Arbor has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Empire Bluff Trail (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Manitou Passage Golf Club (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Mistwood Golf Course (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Bel Lago Winery (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Old Indian Trail (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • The Leelanau Club at Bahle Farms (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Glen Arbor

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Glen Arbor. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Van's Beach (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Grand Traverse Bay (25.3 mi / 40.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Glen Arbor

The nearest airport is in Traverse City, MI (TVC-Cherry Capital), located 22 mi (35.4 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Glen Arbor?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 371 holiday lettings around Glen Arbor. From 102 flats & apartments to 89 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a lakefront property in Glen Arbor?

If you're in need of a peaceful pause, you need to spend some time lakeside. You'll feel like you're an adult at summer camp — no singing Kumbaya around the bonfire required. HomeAway has 137 holiday properties near lakes ready to be booked. Alternatively, you may prefer to try a different sort of holiday setting. HomeAway has a wide range of options to pick from, including:

  • 116 lake-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 108 beachfront holiday accommodation options.
  • 97 water-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Glen Arbor?

If you're looking for a home away from home for your holiday, renting a whole house is a fantastic idea. You'll have plenty of space for all your getaway activities. There are 150 houses currently listed on HomeAway. Prices start from £79 per night. Or perhaps you'd rather choose one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Condo: 87 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £92 per night.
  • Cottage: 75 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £88 per night.
  • Apartment: 14 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £104 per night.

Can I stay in Glen Arbor in a large group?

There's nothing more exciting than staying somewhere totally new with your friends and loved ones. The best news is HomeAway has options to suit big groups. Currently, condo holiday rentals are the latest thing for big groups of visitors here, and you'll find 35 listed on our database. Rental properties around here that can house large groups include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we offer 178 rental accommodation ideal for that size. Spend a night from just £111.
  • If you've got 8 in your group, you'll be delighted to hear that there are 168 rental properties that are perfect. You can get one for as little as £134 a night.
  • Travelling with a group of 10? We've got 72 accommodation for rent that fit the bill. Prices begin at just £211 a night.

So don't fear! When you travel with us you can take your aunt, your cousin and all your buddies to Glen Arbor.

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