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From Detroit:

  • Follow I-75 north to Grayling. Exit at Grayling and take M-72 west to Traverse City. Follow M-72 through Traverse City toward Empire.
  • Follow M-72 west, almost to Empire where you will approach County Road 677 (just past Indigo Bluffs Campground). Turn right (north) on County Road 677 and continue on this road for 4-5 miles. At the bottom of the last hill there is a stop sign. Turn right onto M-22 then veer left over the bridge which goes between Big and Little Glen Lakes (The Narrows). Continue on M-22 for another 4-5 miles into Glen Arbor. You will then come to a T-intersection (Anderson’s IGA market is on your right). Turn right at this intersection and follow M-22 for almost 6 miles. You will make a left turn down Port Oneida Road. The Camps are a mile and half down this road.
  • A word of caution is to not get on M-22 while in Traverse City.


From Chicago:

  • Follow I-94 into Michigan.
  • Follow I-196 north toward Grand Rapids. (If you choose to take 31 North, although while a beautiful and scenic drive, it might take an bit longer to arrive in Glen Arbor.)
  • Follow 131 north to Cadillac. Exit at Exit Number 176 – M-115/Frankfort. Turn left at the stop sign.
  • Follow M-115 to M-37 north, which is before the town of Mesick. Turn right on M-37 which will take you to Traverse City. M-37 will join with M-31.
  • When you arrive at the Traverse Bay, you will come to a T-intersection where you will turn left onto M-72. At the very next light, turn left toward the town of Empire. (There is a Tom’s Market on the northwest corner of the intersection)
  • Follow M-72 west toward Empire for the next 20-25 miles, almost to Empire where you will approach County Road 677 (just past Indigo Bluffs Campground). Turn right (north) on County Road 677 and continue on this road for 4-5 miles. At the bottom of the last hill there is a stop sign. Turn right onto M-22 then veer left over the bridge which goes between Big and Little Glen Lakes (The Narrows). Continue on M-22 for another 4-5 miles into Glen Arbor. You will then come to a T-intersection (Anderson’s IGA market is on your right). Turn right at this intersection and follow M-22 for 6 miles until you come to Port Oneida Road on the left. Turn here and the Camps are a mile and half down the road.
  • A word of caution is to not get on M-22 while in Traverse City.


From the Mackinac Bridge:

  • Follow M-31 South through Petoskey to Traverse City.**
  • M-31 and M-72 join up along the bay in Traverse City. Where M-31 turns south, keep driving straight on M-72 to the next light where M-72 turns west to the town of Empire. There is a Tom’s Market on the north-west corner of the intersection.
  • Follow M-72 west, almost to Empire where you will approach County Road 677 (just past Indigo Bluffs Campground). Turn right (north) on County Road 677 and continue on this road for 4-5 miles. At the bottom of the last hill there is a stop sign. Turn right onto M-22 then veer left over the bridge which goes between Big and Little Glen Lakes (The Narrows). Continue on M-22 for another 4-5 miles into Glen Arbor. You will then come to a T-intersection (Anderson’s IGA market is on your right).Turn right at this intersection and follow M-22 for 6 miles until you come to Port Oneida Road on the left. Turn here and the Camps are a mile and half down the road.
  • A word of caution is to not get on M-22 while in Traverse City.

 

** If you miss the M-31 turn off in Petoskey and find yourself on 131, follow 131 to Kalkaska and turn west on M-72.