Summer is almost here, and we can’t wait to start exploring the great outdoors. From Pure Michigan waterways to soaring dunes to vibrant forests, northern Michigan has a bounty of open spaces to discover.
It’s no secret that winery visits will look a little different for the summer of 2020. Tasting reservations, patio pick-ups, and outdoor experiences are headed our way, as are masks and enhanced sanitation procedures. We believe a glass of wine is best enjoyed with a side of safety and a whole lot of creativity, so here’s a look at what to expect out on the Traverse Wine Coast in the coming weeks.
Everyone loves a day at the beach, but not all of us want to spend that day sunbathing. If you’re looking for a more engaging way to spend your time on the lakeshore, look no further. We’ve compiled some of our favorite beach activities for all ages.
Summertime means fun time in Traverse City, and keeping the kiddos engaged during a trip up north is easy with our top 10 family-friendly activities in northern Michigan. Best of all, these activities can all be done outdoors, and many of them are free!
One of the most classic pairing combinations throughout the world is wine and cheese. Whether that pairing is at a formal dinner or gala or shared during a sunset picnic, the intermingling of flavors is guaranteed to impress and satisfy.
With a myriad of wineries, lush agricultural lands, and
The City of Traverse City was incorporated on May 18, 1895, making her 125 years old! Let’s celebrate her with a memorable and fun virtual Quarantine Quasquicentennial birthday party. Together, but apart, we will toast 125 years to our favorite Queen City of the North.
We love the motto of Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy: “Love the land. Pass it on.” Northern Michigan is blessed with dozens of parks, trails, and natural areas that add up to thousands of acres of outdoor spaces to discover and enjoy. Below, get to know some of the special places in Grand Traverse, Benzie, and Antrim counties you can explore.
In this Bright Spots blog: Parallel 45 Theatre and Northwoods Hardware protect our community.
With traveling still limited for the month of May, northern Michigan businesses have stepped up to offer some amazing virtual experiences. Check out our event round-up below and get ready to enjoy everything from concerts to art shows to cooking classes from the comfort of your home!
In this Bright Spots blog: Shanty Creek Resort features inspiring employees.
We all need bright spots in our day, now more than ever. Our community is full of people and businesses doing amazing things in the face of challenging times, and we want to celebrate the light they’re shining in northern Michigan. Read on for inspiring stories about the folks who make Traverse City a pretty great place.