Explore Traverse City on the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan with a gorgeous shoreline with clear water enjoyed by boating, swimming, fishing, kayaking, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, and other outdoor activities. Moreover, it boasts beautiful beaches and a State Park. Likewise, we are a 20-minute drive to downtown Traverse City and all it has to offer, including marinas with boat rental, a waterfront park with playground, specialty shops, galleries, coffeehouses, ice cream shops, restaurants with live entertainment, and multiple breweries.
Traverse City may be the “Cherry Capital of the World,” but some of the best wines in the country are now being made there. In addition, The Leelanau and Old Mission peninsulas are full of vineyards and wineries, and many of them are on hilltops that make them stand out on their own.
As true Traverse City locals, our team has compiled our top recommendations for Traverse City activities, attractions, and events. As a result, start by reading our Winter and Summer Activity Guides, and check the Events Schedule to explore what’s happening while you’re here. And, we’ve got six ideas for things you can do during your stay here.