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Travel to friendly Glen Arbor

The beaches and parks create a pretty picture of Glen Arbor. Travelers 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 vacation 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 center:

  • 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 vacation 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 center:

  • 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

Traveling 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 center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Glen Arbor?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 374 house rentals around Glen Arbor. From 150 Houses to 94 Cabins, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Glen Arbor is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Glen Arbor?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Glen Arbor. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard Station Maritime Museum: 723 home rentals
  • Sleeping Bear Dunes: 1,467 home rentals
  • Interlochen Center for the Arts: 1,005 home rentals
  • Manitou Island Transit: 827 home rentals
  • Historic Fishtown: 833 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Glen Arbor listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Glen Arbor?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 150 Houses in Glen Arbor. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Glen Arbor include:

  • Cabins: 94 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 94 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 100 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Glen Arbor?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 12 vacation homes with pool available in Glen Arbor.

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