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An Secluded Up-North Getaway on Glen Lake

Experience Northern Michigan through lakes and legends at Glen Craft Marina & Resort on Glen Lake. Situated on the sandy beach mentioned in the ancient Ojibwa legend of the Sleeping Bear, this rustic resort offers much sought-after solitude in unassuming Up North fashion. Here, you can take it easy in lodge suites decorated to complement both the surrounding wilderness and the hickory and knotty pine interior. Or, stay in the larger and more private cottages, hidden among the trees throughout the grounds. Swim, fish or explore the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and nearby Glen Arbor.

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 10 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Traverse City
  • Nearby Water N/A
  • Open Dates All Year


Located on the sandy beach of Glen Lake, Glen Craft Marina & Resort has everything you could possibly ask for in a beach vacation. Spend the day relaxing in your beach chair with a beach read, or head out into the waters and play Marco Polo! Kids will love making sandcastles and burying each other during your next Michigan vacation.


Make Glen Craft Resort your Northern Michigan family getaway. Large families will love the eight-person Happy Landing Cottage, featuring a huge beachfront deck. The shores of Glen Lake offer plenty of exciting activities and the resort provides you with family ski boats, pontoon boats and other water sport rentals so you can explore however you want. If you're looking for a break from the beach, enjoy a refreshing half-mile hike to Glen Harbor! If you have a city lover in your family, Traverse City, full of shopping and entertainment, is only 30 miles away! There's something for everyone!


You'll be so happy you chose Glen Craft Resort as your Michigan escape when you set your eyes on the 70,000 acres of wilderness surrounding you. Nature lovers be sure to check out the unspoiled Sleeping Bear Dunes shoreline, a part of the U.S. National Park Service. Whether you spend your vacation on hiking adventures through the surrounding area or calmly boating on Glen Lake, you'll find you can't get closer to nature than this!


Glen Craft Resort's location on Glen Lake makes it the ideal Michigan fishing haven. Rent a pontoon boat onsite or bring your own boat and take advantage of the resort's daily and weekly slip rental and mooring. There's also a ship store and galley! Whether you're an expert at casting your line or just a beginner, this is the perfect place to enjoy a memorable fishing adventure.


Fall in love all over again on the shores of Glen Lake. At Glen Craft Resort, you and your sweetheart can feel right at home in your own private cottage with lakefront views. Spend your days lounging out on the beach, exploring the waters of the lake, or taking a day trip into Glen Harbor to visit the area shops and restaurants. For more dining and entertainment, visit Traverse City, only 30 miles away! Let the romantic rustic setting do all the work when you stay at Glen Craft Resort.


Glide across Glen Lake's waves on water skis, try your luck on a tube, or do both! At Glen Craft Resort, you don't have to pick! This beautiful Michigan destination is located right on the shores of Glen Lake and offers many water sports and boat rentals so you can easily make the most of your lake vacation. Rent a boat or head down to the shoreline, only steps from your suite or cottage, and soak up some sun. Fishing is also a must!


Situated on the sandy beach mentioned in the ancient Ojibwa legend of the Sleeping Bear, Glen Craft Resort has some great history to tell! While on your next Michigan vacation, learn about the Ojibwa tribe and the legend behind the beach. You'll go home with knowledge and memories when you stay here!


Rent a romantic cabin in Michigan at Glen Craft Marina and Resort for you and your new spouse! Wake up each morning and go for a stroll around Glen Lake. Enjoy a boat ride together or a picnic at Sleeping Bear Dunes shoreline. This is the perfect destination to start the rest of your lives together. Say I do to the location, just as you've said to one another.

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

Glen Craft Resort offers four- to eight-person cottages, ideal for travelers who prefer a bit more privacy on their Michigan vacation. The Seagull Cottage, the smallest of the three, features a charming rock chimney and wilderness patio. For larger groups, book the eight-person Happy Landing cottage, perfect for reunions. No matter what you choose, you're sure to enjoy beautiful Glen Lake views and a comfortable home-away-from-home experience!


The Glen Craft resort cabins are the perfect location for your Fourth of July or Memorial Day holiday! You'll love spending time on Glen Lake. Take a boat out and enjoy the festivities at night and during the day build sandcastles and enjoy the sun. Larger groups are more than welcome and make it the perfect fit for a family or college reunion. Book your next vacation in Michigan!

  • Coffee Maker
  • Microwave
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Beach
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Canoeing
  • Marina
  • Beach
  • Bird Watching
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Sailing
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Plan your next group event at Glen Craft Marina and Resort.

Bring your group event to Glen Craft Marina and Resort! Many of the units available can hold up to six people, and the Happy Landing Cottage can hold up to eight! Inquire now!

For more information please call +1 (866) 967 - 0737 or Send Inquiry.

Nearest Airports

  • Cherry Capital Airport (TVC) / 22 miles
  • Antrim County Airport (ACB) / 38.9 miles
  • Wexford County Airport (CAD) / 50.6 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

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