- The list below includes 61 free or cheap things to do in or near Glen Arbor, Michigan, including 38 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Gallery, Kayaking, Hiking Trails and Arts & Crafts Classes.
- From Sleeping Bear Trail to Crystal River Outfitters, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Glen Arbor and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Traverse City, Empire, Frankfort and Leland.
Ninety-seven acres and over two thousand feet of shoreline with freshwater dunes grace Magoon Creek Park with beautiful views and great hiking trails. Wild deer and turkey are often seen amongst the trees. Picnic areas with grills are available.
Organizing aquatics events for the community, Charlevoix Area Community Pool offers visitors a lap pool for recreational swimming. The center also hosts fitness classes, lifeguard training, and swim lessons at the pool.