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Glen Arbor, Michigan, USA - May 27, 2023: Aerial view of scenic M22 as it runs through downtown Glen Arbor with Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park in the background

Glen Arbor Gems: A Shopper’s Paradise in the Heart of Michigan’s Sleeping Bear Dunes

Found in the heart of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Glen Arbor, Michigan, is a hidden gem that captivates visitors with its natural beauty and a charming village atmosphere. Beyond the scenic vistas, Glen Arbor boasts a thriving local shopping scene, offering a diverse range of boutiques, galleries, and specialty stores.

Cottage Book Shop
5989 Lake St.
Indulge your love for literature at The Cottage Book Shop, a charming independent bookstore nestled in the heart of Glen Arbor. This literary oasis offers a carefully curated selection of books, including titles by local authors and those that celebrate the natural wonders of Michigan. Explore the cozy nooks and crannies of The Cottage Book Shop, where each book tells a story and invites readers to immerse themselves in the beauty of the written word.

Northwoods Hardware
6053 Glen Lake
– A Michigan Retailers Association Member!
Northwoods Hardware is more than a hardware store. As Leelanau County’s local destination for complete hardware and home and garden needs, they take pride in being a small town business with a big commitment to their community. Whether it’s nuts and bolts, cookware and cleaning, birding or gardening, Northwoods Hardware stands for quality products, one of a kind service, all in an energizing and fun atmosphere.

L’Chayim Deli
6404 Western Ave.
A New York style deli with deli meats, cheeses, olives, and feta spreads, L’Chayim Deli offers fresh baked breads, muffins, cookies, and pastries. We cater for any occasion and will customize a menu including your favorite recipes. All items are prepared from scratch and baked fresh daily. They’ll even slice your freshbaked bread! 

Leelanau Coffee Roasting Co.
6443 Western Ave.
Leelanau Coffee Roasting offers coffee drinks and beans in the retail cafe; coffee beans and merchandise via mail order; and wholesales coffee to a wonderful collection of cafes, gift stores, basket companies, and specialty and grocery stores. Continually proud of their heritage, they look forward to always bringing you the freshest and highest quality coffee available.

Glen Arbor, Michigan, invites visitors to explore its local shopping scene, where each store contributes to the village’s unique identity and embraces the natural beauty that surrounds it. So, the next time you find yourself enchanted by the splendor of Sleeping Bear Dunes, take a leisurely stroll through Glen Arbor’s streets – you might just uncover gems that capture the essence of this scenic paradise.

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