Traverse City

Traverse City

Winter is a magical season in Traverse City. The great outdoors call your name and invite you to play in the freshly fallen blankets of snow.  Skiingsnowshoeing, and fat-tire biking are just a few of the adventures awaiting you.  

After you play, warm up with a cozy fireside meal in our charming downtown. Be sure to save time for a visit to the Sleeping Bear Dunes or a tour on the two wine trails.

Whatever you decide will guide you to a pretty great place in Traverse City.

Welcome to Traverse City

Winter is an exhilarting season in Traverse City. The air is crisp, the snow is fresh and outdoor recreation is prime. 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. 

Craft Brews

Traverse City certainly makes a lot of beer. At last count, the area had 20 craft breweries and brewpubs - with more popping up all the time - and is nationally recognized as a center of creative craft brewing.

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 and ride one of many snowy multiuse trails.

Wine Tasting

The hillside vineyards are beautifully draped in snow, cozy fireplaces are roaring and there's a calmness on the air at the wineries on the Old Mission and Leelanau Peninsulas. Enjoy the serene winter views and sample the award-winning wines.

Unforgettable Dining

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.

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