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Experience the wonder and warmth of winter in Traverse City. A place where the season comes alive on the ski hills or on the trails. And where you find a cozy place indoors to enjoy local culinary talents and award-winning libations. In northern Michigan, you don’t have to hide from winter, welcome every moment.
Exactly where you should be.
Explore Traverse City
Leelanau County is as picturesque as you’d imagine. Famous for the scenic M-22 highway, dozens of wineries, the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and the Grand Traverse Lighthouse, it's definitely a must-visit region in the Traverse City area.Learn More
Home to an array of shopping, dining, and outdoor recreation, Benzie County offers plenty of small-town charm against a stunning natural backdrop of golden sand dunes and hardwood forests. Best of all, it’s only a short drive from Traverse City.Learn More
Grand Traverse County
Home, sweet home! Grand Traverse County is the seat of our beloved Traverse City, as well as numerous recreational and cultural opportunities. Start planning your trip with these top spots!Learn More
What is Traverse City known for?
Once known almost exclusively as the "Cherry Capital" of the World, Traverse City is quickly becoming a destination recognized for its incredible wine. Home to awards from regional, national, and international competitions, Traverse City's vineyards and wineries are a must-experience. Even more? You can enjoy four amazing seasons rich with outdoor activities including skiing, kayaking, hiking, and biking.
Where is Traverse City, MI?
Traverse City is a city located along the coast of Lake Michigan. Known for its picturesque outdoor offerings, Traverse City is a popular destination when visiting the Great Lakes.
How far is Traverse City from Detroit?
Traverse City is approximately 4 hours from Detroit, MI at a total deriving distance of 255 miles or 410 kilometers.