Discover Glen Arbor and the Sleeping Bear Dunes in Leelanau County
Top Things to Do and See in Glen Arbor
- Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail: This 22 mile multi-use trail starts in Empire and goes up the coast through Glen Arbor. Most of it is paved and is great for pedestrians, bicyclists and, in the winter, cross-country skiing.
- Sleeping Bear Point Maritime Museum: This family friendly museum has exhibits on the U.S. Coast Guard, the U.S. Life-Saving Service and the Great Lakes shipping history.
- Glen Haven Village: Just west of Glen Arbor, Glen Haven has several stopworthy sites including the Cannery Boathouse, a Blacksmith Shop and the 1920’s style general store.
Downtown Glen Arbor
The Great Outdoors
Please read our story for more information on the history, trails and Manitou Islands of the Sleeping Bear Dunes.
The M-22 Challenge
Annually in mid-June, the M-22 Challenge is quite the experience. Surrounded by such beautiful land, the Challenge is one of the most gorgeous and intense races around. The M-22 Challenge is a three part race; it starts as a 2.5 mile run at the west side of little Glen Lake. The second part is a 17 mile bike ride around little and big Glen Lakes and through downtown Glen Arbor. The third part is a 2.5 mile paddle on Glen Lake. For more details, read our M22 Challenge story, and make plans to stay and sign up for the next race.
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