About the Area

Learn more about the area that is home to Crystal River Outfitters Recreational District.

The natural beauty of Glen Arbor and the Leelanau Peninsula have made this a relaxing retreat and destination for decades. Families and couples of all ages will find countless activities at their fingertips.

Many enjoy shopping in small boutiques, specialty shops and art galleries.  All will savor the dining experiences offered by area restaurants – from casual take-out to fine dining.  Recreation opportunities are endless and include kayaking or canoeing the Crystal River, biking the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail, stand up paddle boarding, and exploring the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

Below are just a small sample of the area businesses.  Please also visit the Glen Lake Chamber of Commerce  or the Leelanau Peninsula Chamber of Commerce for a more complete list of local businesses, activities and events that you can enjoy during your visit.


Community Organizations



Red Hot Best Winner

2023 Business of the Year