What's Happening in TC this Weekend

Wednesday, May 22, 2024 11:00 AM

Will you be spending the weekend in Traverse City? Are you thinking about taking a spontaneous road trip?

Whether you're seeking an adventure-filled escapade, a tranquil retreat, or simply looking forward to spending quality time with loved ones, there is something for everyone to enjoy. 

Good Traverse City Reads

Wednesday, May 15, 2024 4:00 PM by Mike Kent

Readers of the new release from the wildly popular New York Times best-selling writer, Emily Henry, may find themselves a bit confused. The just-out novel, “Funny Story,” takes place in the fictional town of Waning Bay. For good reason, Waning Bay sounds a lot like Traverse City. Henry will be the

From Buds to Blossoms

Monday, April 29, 2024 11:00 AM by Charlotte Inda

We wouldn't be the Cherry Capital of the World if our favorite time of the year didn't feature the beauty of blooming cherry blossoms. With the combination of rain and warm weather this weekend, some blossoms have started to make their debut. 

While titled the Most Traveled Person of America, having covered the fifty states well over twenty times, I had yet to visit the small town with a mighty name, Traverse City. Decades in the making to complete a lifetime milestone to visit every pinpoint on the U.S. map, I drove from my home state of Oregon, where many features like the Columbia River Gorge and Cannon Beach feel like you’re observing all the world’s natural beauty in one place, I felt a similar sentiment about Traverse City. Instead, spotting all the fine features of small-town America in one destination. 

Guardian of the Plover Galaxy

Tuesday, April 2, 2024 12:00 PM by Mike Kent

Alice Van Zoeren stands to watch on the sands of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. She has come to these shores for 17 years as a guardian. She searches to find, defend and protect the endangered bird known as the Piping Plover. 

Yay! It’s officially spring. Over the next several months there will be lots of days full of sunshine and swimming, beaches and boating, festivals and fall color, hiking, biking, fishing, golfing...the list could go right through to next winter.

With so many ways to experience the beauty of Michigan’s upcoming seasons, it can help to make a list. So, here are seven classic activities for a healthy dose of Mitten State fun: 

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