- 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.
Visitors can view a diverse collection of works that includes lithographs, engravings, manuscripts, antique prints, and oil paintings at Suttons Bay Galleries. They feature the works of a wide variety of both local and national artists.
Opened in 1999, the Bayside Gallery is a local art gallery that displays a large selection of creative works from around the world. The gallery is popular for its patio that contains scenic and tranquil gardens to enjoy.
A collection of pieces from various artists. Treeline Gallery features paintings in oil, acrylic, watercolor, and pastel. The gallery features over a dozen artists who create pieces from landscapes and nature to portraits and scenes.
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13240 S West Bay Shore Drive, Traverse City, MI 49684 MoreLess Info
A fun and educational museum with a wide variety of activities for kids, the Great Lakes Children's Museum features hands-on activities and other exhibits. It hosts parties and special events.
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1200 W 11th St., Traverse City, MI 49684 MoreLess Info
Many of Traverse City's most beautiful, historic structures are now part of The Village at Grand Traverse Commons, a shopping district in the city's heart. Many of the shops are housed in a former hospital and psychiatric asylum that have been renovated as spacious, inviting commercial venues.
Located near the marina, Clinch Beach, offers 1500-feet of sandy beachfront with all of the amenities you could ask for. Featuring swimming and picnic areas, paddleboat rentals, playground areas, and more, you will be glad you visited.