Traverse City

Traverse City

Find your happy place in Traverse City.

It's where the great outdoors calls your name and invites you to find seasonal adventures. Where winter sports come alive with a fresh blanket of snow.

Reopening Safely in Traverse City

It's easy to find a cozy spot to sip local libations. No matter how you choose to explore, you know you'll be in a pretty great place.

Stay Safe in Traverse City

Are you thinking about visiting soon? If so, it's likely you are wondering what COVID-19 requirements are in place. Traverse City and the surrounding regions are following local, state and federal guidelines to ensure safety, health and peace of mind. Take a couple of minutes to learn what a trip to TC can look like for you.

Winter in a Pretty Great Place

Winter is an exhilarating season in Traverse City. The air is crisp, the snow is fresh and outdoor recreation is prime. Experience the adventure on the slopes or on the trails, there's no end to the fun in winter's playground.

Hit the Slopes
Snow sports are part of the Traverse City lifestyle, so you'll find areas here to meet every taste and skill level. From hometown ski slopes to resort destinations there's no shortage of hills for adventure seekers.
Sleeping Bear Dunes

Winter is a beautiful time at the Sleeping Bear Dunes when the cobalt blue of Lake Michigan provides a stunning contrast with the snow-covered dunes and hills. Explore the park's trails by snowshoeing and Nordic skiing.

Hit the Trails on a Fat Bike
Embrace the season and get outside to experience the majestic beauty of a Traverse City winter. Layer on the warm gear and jump on a fat tire bike.
Wine Tasting
The hillside vineyards are beautifully draped in snow; cozy fireplaces are roaring and there's a calmness in the air at the wineries. Enjoy the serene winter views and stop into the tasting rooms to warm up and sample the award-winning wines.
Unforgettable Dining

After a day of snowshoeing, skiing or snowmobiling out in the crisp air, there's nothing better than a cozy dinner by a roaring fire. Discover why Traverse City has been named one of America's leading "foodie" towns and enjoy the hearty winter cuisine.

Leelanau Trail
The Leelanau Trail has been designated as a Pure Michigan Trail.
Antrim County
If you're ready to hit the ski hills at Shanty Creek Resort, explore miles of trails at Glacial Hills, and visit Bellaire, it's time to visit Antrim County. Explore the area in a single day - or many - with these itinerary ideas.
Benzie County
Downtown Frankfort, Crystal Mountain and Point Betsie Lighthouse are all waiting for you in Benzie County. Take a look and learn more about what to do in the beautiful area of northern Michigan.
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