Traverse City, Michigan – Travel and Lodging

Welcome To Traverse City!

One Great Lake. Two Grand Bays. And some of the most beautiful inland lakes in the world. That’s the bounty of water that has drawn people Traverse City area since time immemorial.

We hope to bring you all of the best of the Traverse City Area and Northern Michigan. The best beaches, the best shoreline vistas – Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore has a few – the best golf courses and resorts, the best of the wineries on the Old Mission and Leelanau Peninsulas, the best places to stay and the best places to eat. Check back often for to keep up with all that is happening in the Traverse City area – all year long – spring, summer, fall and winter.

Traverse City Featured Photo Albums

Bayshore Resort – Photos
Now is the time for a Traverse City beach vacation. Our latest photo album features Bayshore Resort, located directly on West Grand Traverse Bay within walking distance of downtown Traverse City. If you enjoy the sun and sand and water, the beach at Bayshore Resort is one of the nicest in Northern Michigan. Bayshore Resort – [...] more...

Cherry Tree Inn & Suites – Photos
July is prime time for beach fun up north! To help you out with your plans, we’ll be sharing some photo albums of our great sponsors during the next couple of weeks. To get things rolling here are some of our favorite photos of Cherry Tree Inn & Suites, located on the shores of East [...] more...

Traverse City News And Special Events

Crystal Mountain – Farm-to-Table Dining Series – July 20 – 21, 2018
[ July 20, 2018 5:00 pm to July 21, 2018 5:00 pm. ] Our Farm-to-Table dining series brings the fresh flavors of northern Michigan to the Thistle Pub & Grille the third weekend of each month, May through September. Our chefs work with local farms, making personal visits to many of them, to build a custom three-course menu. Our Farm-to-Table series is a clear example of Crystal Mountain's commitment to [...] more...

Sally Rogers & Claudia Schmidt – Summer Sounds Concert – Michigan Legacy Art Park – July 20, 2018
[ July 20, 2018; 7:00 pm; ] For the first time together in fifteen years, award-winning songwriters Sally Rogers and Claudia Schmidt return to Summer Sounds. Summer Sounds Concert Series Bring family and friends for a wonderful night of entertainment at an Art Park concert this summer. For over twenty years, concert-goers have enjoyed the fresh air, relaxed atmosphere and great music of [...] more...

Friends of Fishtown 5K – July 21, 2018
[ July 21, 2018; 9:00 am; ] The 10th Annual Friends of Fishtown 5K Run/Walk returns on July 21, 2018. Tickets go on sale February 1! The Friends of Fishtown 5K course winds through Leland’s neighborhoods and along the Leland River, starting and finishing in the heart of Fishtown. Easy climbs and graceful descents make this an event for the serious runner or [...] more...

Jonathan Timm – Summer Sounds Concert – Michigan Legacy Art Park – July 27, 2018
[ July 27, 2018; 7:00 pm; ] After years refining his craft in Nashville, this Traverse City native has is back home with an alt-country sound that blends the lines between rock, country and indie music. Summer Sounds Concert Series Bring family and friends for a wonderful night of entertainment at an Art Park concert this summer. For over twenty years, concert-goers have [...] more...

Grupo Ayé – Summer Sounds Concert – Michigan Legacy Art Park – August 4, 2018
[ August 4, 2018; 7:00 pm; ] Grupo Ayé is a high energy ten-piece Latin orchestra sure to please with a mixture of Cuban Timba, Salsa, Bachata, Merengué and Latin Jazz. This is sure to be a highlight of the summer! Summer Sounds Concert Series Bring family and friends for a wonderful night of entertainment at an Art Park concert this summer. For over [...] more...

Nashon Holloway Band – Summer Sounds Concert – Michigan Legacy Art Park – August 11, 2018
[ August 11, 2018; 7:00 pm; ] Returning to Summer Sounds after a highly-praised performance last year, Nashon Holloway leads her band with heartfelt songwriting, a breathtaking voice, and a few surprises along the way. Summer Sounds Concert Series Bring family and friends for a wonderful night of entertainment at an Art Park concert this summer. For over twenty years, concert-goers have enjoyed the [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Farm-to-Table Dining Series – August 17 – 18, 2018
[ August 17, 2018 5:00 pm to August 18, 2018 5:00 pm. ] Our Farm-to-Table dining series brings the fresh flavors of northern Michigan to the Thistle Pub & Grille the third weekend of each month, May through September. Our chefs work with local farms, making personal visits to many of them, to build a custom three-course menu. Our Farm-to-Table series is a clear example of Crystal Mountain's commitment to [...] more...

Harvest Stompede – Annual Vineyard Run & Walk – September 8 & 9, 2018
[ September 8, 2018; 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. September 9, 2018; 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] The annual Harvest Stompede is September 8 & 9, 2018. This annual weekend features a spectacular race through Leelanau’s vineyards followed by a self-guided wine tour along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail featuring world class wines and culinary delights that reflect the season’s bounty. The Harvest Stompede Wine Tour starts on Saturday immediately following the race. The [...] more...

Leland Heritage Festival – September 15, 2018
[ September 15, 2018; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Events, Live Music by Duck Soup, Dining & Shopping Specials! More Info 2018 events listed late summer. Annual Leland Classic Car Show Don't miss Van's annual "invitation only" automobile exhibition! The show continues to grow since it's inception and now numbers about a hundred vehicles from many eras. ~ Sponsored by Van’s Garage 12th Annual Wood Boats on the Wall 100 [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Farm-to-Table Dining Series – September 21 – 22, 2018
[ September 15, 2017 5:00 pm to September 16, 2017 5:00 pm. ] Our Farm-to-Table dining series brings the fresh flavors of northern Michigan to the Thistle Pub & Grille the third weekend of each month, May through September. Our chefs work with local farms, making personal visits to many of them, to build a custom three-course menu. Our Farm-to-Table series is a clear example of Crystal Mountain's commitment to [...] more...

Manitou Passage Golf Club – A Northern Michigan Adventure
By Jim Barnes It may seem unthinkable, even sacrilegious, to make any changes to a course designed by the great Arnold Palmer. Originally opened in 1998 as King’s Challenge, the course languished a bit when Sugar Loaf Mountain Ski Resort closed (the course is built alongside the ski hill), so it needed some rejuvenating and updating. [...] more...

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