See Traverse City, Michigan

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 to 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 to keep up with all that is happening in the Traverse City area – all year long – spring, summer, fall and winter.

Traverse City News And Special Events

Cherry Tree Inn and Suites – Views of the Bay
JUST A REMINDER: It’s the second week of August and there is still plenty of summer left to take your Traverse City “beach vacation”. If you need some inspiration, here are some of our favorite balcony views of East Grand Traverse Bay from Cherry Tree Inn & Suites…. Cherry Tree Inn and Suites – View of [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Farm-to-Table Dining Series – September 15 – 16, 2017
[ 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...

Leelanau Harvest Tour – September 16, 2017
[ September 16, 2017; ] Pedal through Scenic Leelanau County Saturday, September 16, 2017 Tour Overview The Leelanau Harvest Tour is a great biking adventure for both families and single riders as the fall colors begin to show and temperatures begin to cool. Leaving from the Suttons Bay High School, routes of approximately 20, 40, 65, and 100 miles wind throughout beautiful Leelanau [...] more...

Leland Heritage Festival – September 16, 2017
[ September 16, 2017; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Live Music, Dining & Shopping Specials! More Info 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 years of vintage wood boats from the region, including [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Ski Racer Sale – September 17, 2017
[ September 17, 2017; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Join ski company representatives, along with area coaches, to help you and your family get properly sized and fitted for new race boots and skis. Ski reps will be taking orders for 2017/18 ski racing equipment. Most race equipment is custom ordered the day of the sale and shipped to Mountain Sports shortly afterwards for pick-up. Enjoy [...] more...

An Evening with Doug Stanton – National Writers Series – September 17, 2017
[ September 17, 2017; 7:00 pm; ] National Writers Series Co-Founder Doug Stanton is the critically acclaimed author of two New York Times bestselling nonfiction books: his 2001 breakout work, In Harm’s Way, about the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, and 2009’s Horse Soldiers, named a “Notable Book” by The New York Times and currently in development as a Jerry Bruckheimer-produced film [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Chairlift Rides with Live Entertainment – September 23, 2017
[ September 23, 2017; 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Enjoy panoramic views of three counties and top-of-the-mountain attractions including live musical entertainment. Entertainment Schedule » Chairlift rides are on our Crystal Clipper Quad Chairlift located in the center of our frontside slopes. Tickets are available for purchase at the base of the Crystal Clipper. Cash bar available at the top of the mountain. Cost: Chairlift rides are [...] more...

An Evening with Alice Waters – National Writers Series – September 24, 2017
[ September 24, 2017; 7:00 pm; ] For those who don’t know, Alice Waters is a national culinary treasure. Her NWS appearance is the culminating event of the debut week, Local Harvest Restaurant Series, which will run Sept. 18-24 (more information is available through Tricia Phelps, Taste the Local Difference 847-809-7643). The proto-foodie earned her chops as an early champion of food sustainability, [...] more...

Acme Fall Festival – September 30, 2017
[ September 30, 2017; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] The Annual Acme Fall Festival is fun for the whole family! Join us for the Seventh Annual Acme Fall Festival, Saturday, September 30, from 10am to 4pm! This year's festival will be held at Flintfields on Bates Rd in Williamsburg. Events will include classic car show, kids events, Wings of Wonder live raptor show, bake sale and farmers [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Chairlift Rides with Live Entertainment – September 30, 2017
[ September 30, 2017; 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Enjoy panoramic views of three counties and top-of-the-mountain attractions including live musical entertainment. Entertainment Schedule » Chairlift rides are on our Crystal Clipper Quad Chairlift located in the center of our frontside slopes. Tickets are available for purchase at the base of the Crystal Clipper. Cash bar available at the top of the mountain. Cost: Chairlift rides are [...] more...

The Hunt for the Reds of October – Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail – Weekdays in October
[ October 2, 2017 to October 31, 2017. ] Weekdays during October $10 per person Includes signature wine glass, a complimentary red wine pour at each winery and a $5 donation to the American Red Cross. Pick up glasses and tickets Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail Office 10781 East Cherry Bend Road, Studio 1 Traverse City, Michigan 49684 TICKETS and glasses can also [...] more...

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