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Winter is an exciting season in Traverse City

From skiing down the slopes in the morning to easy going evenings downtown, it's a destination where everything just comes together. Where you find a path of fresh powder to play in all day and a cozy fire to relax by in the evening.

It's where every little sip and every winter thrill reminds you that you're in a pretty great place.

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 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 roomss 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.
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