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Make a beachfront condo or holiday rental in Glen Arbor, MI your home away from home

Glen Arbor is a small waterfront town at the south end of Sleeping Bear Bay, surrounded by natural beauty and offering many outdoor activities. It was named for the many grapevines that grow in the trees overhead, adding to the charm of the town.

Things to Do in Glen Arbor, MI

Visitors choosing to stay in a Glen Arbor log cabin beside the lake will find plenty to do right on their doorstep. Quality shopping and restaurants, wineries to visit and plenty of outdoor activities make this ideal for all ages and interests, from warm summer days to splendid autumn days when the trees are brightly coloured. Located right on Lake Michigan, Glen Arbor was once a historic dock and is now within the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, a protected area run by the National Park Service. Things to do include sailing, kayaking, water skiing, parasailing, wind surfing, swimming, jet skiing, fishing and snorkelling in the lake. Hiking in this scenic area is very popular along with horseback riding, tennis and golfing at the Dunes, Mistwood or Kings Challenge Golf Courses. In winter, the area attracts skiers and snowmobilers to the Homestead and Crystal Mountain Resorts.

Places to Visit Around Glen Arbor, MI

Voted the Most Beautiful Place in America by the TV Good Morning America Show, there are many wonderful places to visit from your Glen Arbor log cabin or condo. Travel by ferry to South Manitou Island, off the coast of the Leelanau Peninsula and explore the sand dunes or visit the historic Francisco Morazan shipwreck. As this is a cherry-growing region you will not want to miss the cherry products at Cherry Republic in Glen Arbor which sells everything from cherry pie and cherry cake to chocolate-covered cherries, jam, ice cream and even cherry peanut butter – an acquired taste! Historic Leland is a charming village on the Leelanau Peninsula with public beaches, shops, museums and art galleries.

Weather in Glen Arbor, MI

The climate in Glen Arbor offers warm damp summers reaching an average 28°C (82°F) and cold snowy winters affected by the proximity to the Great Lakes. From late November to March, average temperatures are at or below freezing with plenty of snow for enjoying winter sports. Spring and autumn can be very pleasant times to visit this area and enjoy the fall colour on the trees and the many outdoor pursuits.

Travel to Glen Arbor, MI

The nearest international airport to Glen Arbor is the Gerald R. Ford International (GRR) Airport at Grand Rapids which is about 170 miles away. Those driving from Grand Rapids will find it takes approximately 3 hours along the US-131. Alternatively, connecting domestic flights may be made to Cherry Capital (TVC) Airport at Traverse City which is just 31 miles away. A car is recommended for those staying in Glen Arbor.

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