Nature, culture, art and history all combine to make this a very special part of Northwest Michigan. Discover our friendly small towns, unique shops and great places to eat. Are you dreaming of casting a baited hook into sparkling lakes, kayaking or canoeing rivers and streams, hiking, biking or playing a round of golf, skiing, snowmobiling or attending an event at the internationally know Interlochen Center for the Arts or just kicking back and relaxing… this is the place where those dreams come true. Located just a short distance from Traverse City; the Interlochen Area encompasses Interlochen, Lake Ann, Honor, Beulah, Grawn, Chums Corners, Karlin and Thompsonville. The welcome mat is always out and this is a great place to live or visit year round!