Traverse City

Top off your season with flying colors in northern Michigan. From exploring the miles of trails to relaxing on the beach for summer sunsets, it's a destination where you will find plenty of happy places within the miles of open spaces.

Beach days are carefree and nights are crowned with the jewels of flickering campfires. It's where journeys are filled with moments between the activities that allow you to realize you are in a pretty great place.


This summer may be a bit different from others you've spent up north. But when the timing is right, we look forward to hosting you safely. If you're planning a future visit, please review our Reopening Safely page for more helpful information.


Choose from 17 championship courses and get ready to hit the links!

Leelanau Trail
The Leelanau Trail has been designated as a Pure Michigan Trail.
You're in a Pretty Great Place

Spend your vacation in a place where everything comes together. When a drive along the coastline of Lake Michigan winds into a stroll along a beach or quaint town. Where the keepsakes, authentic cuisine and the outdoor adventures continuously remind you that you're in a pretty great place.

Sleeping Bear Dunes
Are there mountains in northern Michigan? You bet! We refer to them at "mountain of sand" otherwise known as the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. A year-round attraction, it is a special place where time slows down and where you can connect with each other, yourself or the park.

No salt, no sharks and incredibly blue water! With miles of Lake Michigan coastline to explore, from Benzie County to Leelanau, Grand Traverse and Antrim counties, northern Michigan's beach options are endless.

Fun Facts about Cherries

The Grand Traverse Region is the world’s largest producer of tart cherries and there are over three million tart cherry trees in orchards around the area. From cherry pie to cherry salsa, you’ll find a variety of fun cherry products in Traverse City. 
2020: A Non-traditional Year for the National Cherry Festival

Cherries in bowl
Pet Friendly
What's a vacation without your best friend? The same natural attractions that make the area a popular place for outdoor recreation - miles of trails, open spaces and long beaches - make it popular for canine adventurers.
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