Katy’s guidebook Glen Arbor & Empire: Live like a local

Katy
Katy’s guidebook Glen Arbor & Empire: Live like a local

Sightseeing

A great quick hike around one of the most beautiful places northern Michigan offers us. Bask in the beauty of the greatness of the lakes.
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Empire Bluff Trailhead
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A great quick hike around one of the most beautiful places northern Michigan offers us. Bask in the beauty of the greatness of the lakes.
If you're looking for a good beach, definitely come here!
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Good Harbor Bay Beach
6748 S Dune Hwy
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If you're looking for a good beach, definitely come here!
If you're up for the Northern Michigan challenge, well then I dare you! Everyone has to do this once.
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Dune Climb
6748 South Dune Highway
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If you're up for the Northern Michigan challenge, well then I dare you! Everyone has to do this once.
A lot of historic buildings along with many hikes and beach views and access!
Glen Haven Village
5121-5395 Glen Haven Rd
A lot of historic buildings along with many hikes and beach views and access!
A super great trail head for the ones who can't get enough outdoor time!
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Alligator Hill Trail
Stocking Road
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A super great trail head for the ones who can't get enough outdoor time!

Food scene

Such a cool spot to grab lunch, dinner or just ice cream! Shop for some of our local cherry products here!
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Cherry Republic | Glen Arbor
6026 South Lake Street
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Such a cool spot to grab lunch, dinner or just ice cream! Shop for some of our local cherry products here!
Such a classic spot in Glen Harbor, you can sit and people watch while eating dinner. It's quite relaxing!
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Art's Tavern
6487 West Western Avenue
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Such a classic spot in Glen Harbor, you can sit and people watch while eating dinner. It's quite relaxing!
Great outdoor seating and awesome food! Perfect for drinks or food!
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Good Harbor Grill
6584 Western Ave
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Great outdoor seating and awesome food! Perfect for drinks or food!
American food like burgers, wings, and pulled pork sandwiches! Great kid friendly menu.
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Boonedocks
5858 South Manitou Boulevard
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American food like burgers, wings, and pulled pork sandwiches! Great kid friendly menu.
Cherry republic Brewing co is great for grabbing beers on tap and hanging out on the patio!
Cherry Republic Brewing Co
6026 South Lake Street
Cherry republic Brewing co is great for grabbing beers on tap and hanging out on the patio!
If you are hoping for fine dining, Blu is definitely the spot you want to go to.
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Blu
5705 South Lake Street
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If you are hoping for fine dining, Blu is definitely the spot you want to go to.
The Homestead is a historic landmark for Glen harbor, the cafe they have is a great stop for lunch or dinner!
Cafe Manitou
The Homestead is a historic landmark for Glen harbor, the cafe they have is a great stop for lunch or dinner!
A great spot in The Homestead, you can sit outside and enjoy cold drinks and enjoy the food in summer sun.
Whiskers Bar and Grill
1 Woodridge Road
A great spot in The Homestead, you can sit outside and enjoy cold drinks and enjoy the food in summer sun.
Make reservations at Nonna's! It is a great option for lunch, dinner or just drinks for up-scale dining.
Nonna's at The Homestead
1 Woodridge Road
Make reservations at Nonna's! It is a great option for lunch, dinner or just drinks for up-scale dining.
One of my favorite sandwich shops! Family owned and run, they are truly a special treat. Great for families looking for lunch before and after time at the beach.
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Shipwreck Cafe
11691 S Lacore Rd
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One of my favorite sandwich shops! Family owned and run, they are truly a special treat. Great for families looking for lunch before and after time at the beach.
American comfort food! The burgers here are huge, and delicious! Great for families, but also has a large bar.
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Joe's Friendly Tavern
11015 West Front Street
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American comfort food! The burgers here are huge, and delicious! Great for families, but also has a large bar.
Such a cute place! The shawarma is my favorite, and they are right next to an amazing ice cream shop for a little sweet treat. Bring cash!
Little Finger Eatery
10213 W Front St
Such a cute place! The shawarma is my favorite, and they are right next to an amazing ice cream shop for a little sweet treat. Bring cash!
If you love chocolate the way I love chocolate, you will get your socks blown off by this place. All hand crafted milk chocolates, dark chocolates, to specialty flavors - it is a gift!
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Grocer's Daughter Chocolate
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If you love chocolate the way I love chocolate, you will get your socks blown off by this place. All hand crafted milk chocolates, dark chocolates, to specialty flavors - it is a gift!
A great ice cream place!
The Pine Cone
6588 W Western Ave
A great ice cream place!

Activities

If you and you group want some action in your day, check out Crystal River Outfitters Recreational District!
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Crystal River Outfitters Recreational District
6249 River Road
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If you and you group want some action in your day, check out Crystal River Outfitters Recreational District!
There are a many local artists to appreciate!
Synchronicity Gallery
6671 Western Avenue
There are a many local artists to appreciate!
A very cool art center if you're hoping for something out of the sun!
Glen Arbor Arts Center
6031 S Lake St
A very cool art center if you're hoping for something out of the sun!
A really great park/ garden to walk about in! Bring a book or journal and relax.
Glen Arbor Gardens
A really great park/ garden to walk about in! Bring a book or journal and relax.
Rent bikes or bring your own! This is a great walking, running, or biking trail.
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Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail
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Rent bikes or bring your own! This is a great walking, running, or biking trail.
A super great hike for all ages!
Cottonwood Trail
A super great hike for all ages!