- TripBuzz found 56 things to do with kids in or near Glen Arbor, Michigan, including 50 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Traverse City, Empire, Frankfort and Leland.
- From On The Narrows Marina to Crystal River Outfitters, the Glen Arbor area offers 44 different types of family activities, including: Kayaking, Hiking Trails, Arts & Crafts Classes and History Museums.
- The small township of Glen Arbor radiates small town hospitality. Visitors can enjoy the towns chili cook-offs and BBQs, wine events or Farmer's Markets throughout the year. Seasonal attractions include the beautiful change in the seasons, Glen Arbor's Halloween Festival, the local ski resort or ice skating in the park.
The family-owned On The Narrows Marina is located on Glen Lake. They offer sail boat, power boat, paddle boat, jet ski, and kayak rentals, as well as lessons in water skiing, wake boarding, and wake surfing.
The Crystal River Outfitters offers recreational services to those who want to explore the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. From kayaking to canoe trips, the Crystal River Outfitters lend their hands to guests who want to experience the wild nature of Glen Arbor, Michigan.
Located in the Sleeping Bear Dunes, the Glen Harbor Maritime Museum was originally the Sleeping Bear Point U.S. Life-Saving Station. Exhibits cover the history of Great Lakes shipping services, the U.S. Coast Guard, and the U.S. Life-Saving Service.
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The Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive in Empire features views of the Sleeping Bear Dunes. It has many stopping points where you can park the car and admire the views, with an option to ride bikes along the trail.
A horse drawn carriage service company, Black Horse Farms offers a variety of services. In addition to hay rides, sleigh rides, and carriage rides, the company offers wedding carriages for a memorable wedding party event.
Designed like the original Roen Saloon, the Empire Area Museum still has the original bar, a Victorian parlor, a turn-of-the-century kitchen, artifacts, and more. Visitors can also explore the schoolhouse, blacksmith shop, and more.