At The Homestead, you’ll find neighborhoods — lakefront, riverfront, river and lakefront, lake view and forest view — separated by nature. Within those neighborhoods, you’ll find many choices for accommodations, all of which are ranked with quality standards — Grand, Classic or Simple. Privately owned resort condominiums and homes are available at all quality levels; Grand, Classic or Simple. Whatever you choose, you will enjoy complete access to all of the resort’s amenities, restaurants and services.

The Foothills is a year-round motel and cafe on the east side of Big Glen Lake with eight clean and comfortable rooms. The Foothills Cafe, voted best breakfast in Leelanau County, serves breakfast and lunch from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. daily.

Check out our online map of lodging options in Glen Arbor, the Sleeping Bear Dunes region, and Leelanau County. Options in downtown Glen Arbor include the Glen Arbor Bed & Breakfast, the Sylvan Inn, the M22 Inn, Thyme Inn, Leelanau Vacation Rentals, and The Homestead resort.

Your perfect stay in the heart of Glen Arbor & the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, and near to everything. The charm of the historic inn, with six unique rooms and two classic cottages, will top your Leelanau experience.

Let our exceptional staff make your vacation a memory to treasure! With more than 130 Great Places to Stay, Leelanau Vacation Rentals offers top quality vacation properties. Whether you are looking for a Homestead condominium or a home or cottage on Lake Michigan, Glen Lake or one of Leelanau Peninsula’s other beautiful inland lakes, we are confident that you will find our properties second to none.

On the wall of the Sylvan Inn hangs a stamped government document scripted in the florid calligraphy of the nineteenth century. It has the authoritative, definitive, official look of an unalterable truth, and it indicates that William Walker has made full payment and hereby records the Deed of Purchase and assumes Title to 72 acres of property in Glen Arbor on November 1, 1890.

Thyme Inn is a lovely American style farmhouse built sometime before 1880. Originally used as a farmers residence it was also a boarding house for lumber jacks when Leelanau County provided lumber to rebuild Chicago after the great fire in 1871. More recently It was the “Brotherton House Antique Shop” until Don and Carol Worsley, your Inkeepers, purchased it in 1997.

Along a great inland sea within the confines of a spectacular national lakeshore lies The Homestead. It’s on the shore of Lake Michigan’s Manitou Passage across the bay from Sleeping Bear Dunes, the largest moving dunes in the world. When you visit, you’ll discover beaches on which you can walk for hours without interruption.

Enjoy the modern era of camping within the beautiful surrounds of the Sleeping Bear Dunes and the shores of Lake Michigan and Glen Lake. Indigo Bluffs RV Resort offers spacious sites for all classes of both motorized and towable RV’s including full-hook-up, pull-thru and our exclusive Motorcoach section. We also offer cabins for those looking […]

Light paint colors on the old motel’s exterior, trim and porch posts pop against the glossy greens of its woodland setting. What had formerly been concrete block units with drywall are now sheathed in soothing tongue-and-groove pine paneling, while earth-toned tile replaces vintage carpet in bathrooms and the original hardwood floors gleam in the main rooms.