Traverse City:
True North

Traverse City

Combining breathtaking attractions with a rich blend of adventure and relaxation Traverse City is true North! 

Explore the incredible scenery at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Bike, paddle or hike your way to see the natural beauty of the area.

Take a wine or beer tour and be sure to save time for the unique dining and shopping found throughout the region.

Take Me There

Autumn is a dazzling season in Traverse City. Oranges, reds and yellows paint the rolling hills, giving the perfect opportunity for a stunning color tour. Experience the beauty on a scenic bike ride, or kayak down a crystal-clear river. There’s no end to adventures in the fall!

Fall Color Tour

The winding country roads, vineyards, forests and villages display an unforgettable patchwork of orange, scarlet and gold. Choose a route and discover fall at its finest in Traverse City. 


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

Wine Tasting

Plan a tour on either the Leelanau or Old Mission Peninsulas or visit on your own to enjoy award-winning wines and breathtaking autumn scenery. 

Sleeping Bear Dunes

Fall is a beautiful time at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore when the glistening waters of Lake Michigan make a stunning backdrop to the vivid fall color of the dunes and forests. 

Craft Brews

From microbreweries to craft brew taprooms there’s something for any beer enthusiast in Traverse City. Plan your trip in November and be sure to check out Traverse City Beer Week for a week's worth of beer themed events.

Go Biking

There’s no better way to experience the full beauty of fall than by biking the miles of trails through autumn-colored forests, open hillsides and gorgeous lake views.