Recent Glen Arbor Articles

Great Food & Drink Spots After a Day at Sleeping Bear Dunes

PAID CONTENT What’s a trip to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore without a definite plan for post-adventure food and drink stops, especially...

Lake Michigan & Crystal River Adventures at The Homestead

PAID CONTENT From stand-up paddleboarding to snorkeling for fossils, the waters that surround The Homestead in Glen Arbor are waiting to be explored...

Leelanau Lodging Options for Your Northern Michigan Getaway

Leelanau County is home to gorgeous beaches, a blossoming culinary scene and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Explore our list of lodging...

Northern Michigan Golf Course Updates for Summer 2021

Hitting the links this summer in Northern Michigan? Here are all of the updates you’ll want to know! From new golf technology at Boyne Highlands...

3 Northern Michigan Window Vignettes to Inspire Your Home

Three local Northern Michigan designers demonstrate that how you look out on the world can shape your frame of mind. From industrial to mid-century...

Northern Michigan Dog-Friendly Parks & Preserves in Leelanau

Searching for dog-friendly spots around Leelanau? From the Sleeping Bear Dunes to Leelanau State Park, explore some of our favorite Fido-friendly...

Biking Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail from Empire to Glen Arbor

The Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail is more than just a Leelanau County bike ride. This 20-mile trail stretching from Empire to north of Glen Arbor...

Manitou Passage Golf Club Near Sleeping Bear Dunes is a Must

PAID CONTENT The day’s forecast is perfect. I’ve been keeping my fingers crossed it stays that way, as our day date is one I’ve been looking forward...


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Plan a Glen Arbor/Sleeping Bear Dunes Vacation

30 Best Things in Glen Arbor & Leelanau

Hop on the Glen Arbor Leg of This M22 Tour

Dog-Friendly Leelanau

Upcoming Glen Arbor Events

Glen Arbor Region Outdoors

Hike, Bike & Paddle Port Oneida

Paddling the Sleeping Bear Dunes Water Trail

Glen Arbor Restaurants, Trails, Craft Drink & More


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Glen Arbor Region Restaurant Articles

Fun Outdoor Wood-Fired Grilling at The Homestead

Where to Eat Outdoors in Glen Arbor

Glen Arbor Region Craft Drink

Start With the Sleeping Bear Wine Loop

Guide to Craft Drink in Leelanau County

Building a Life

  • Adventures in Sleeping Bear Dunes
  • National Park Service Turns 100!
  • Fascinating History of Sleeping Bear Dunes
  • Sleeping Bear Dunes - Dune Climb
  • Canoeing on the Platte River
  • Sleeping Bear Dunes - Pyramid Point
  • Don't Miss Sleeping Bear Dune's Pierce Stocking Drive

Up North Kids

Summer Camps for Kids

These Northern Michigan summer camps embrace a love of the outdoors and the arts.

Endless Summer Family Fun

There are endless opportunities for outdoor fun, so we’ve created this list of 10 healthy and affordable Northern Michigan summer activities to keep your family moving. 

Best Beaches For Kids

We asked our readers to share their favorite spots to take young children to cool off (bonus points for places with playgrounds, restrooms, and picnic tables). These are their picks for best Northern Michigan beaches for kids.

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Traverse City (even on rainy days!)

From exploring the Children's Museum to family-friendly wineries, Traverse City offers endless options for kids and families!

Best Biking For Kids

Sometimes difficult terrain or cars zipping by can make riding too difficult for kids. Read on for our picks of the best Northern Michigan bike trails for kids.

Make It a Day on Mackinac Island

Forts, fudge, biking the island and horse-drawn carriage rides. It's kid heaven...and parents love it, too!

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