Rain, rain go away…unless there’s something fun to do inside. And when you’re in Traverse City, there are endless indoor activities at your fingertips. Check out 14 family-friendly options below!
Now that it’s officially summertime in Traverse City, may we suggest one of the best ways to spend the afternoon?
Not sure how to get downtown or to your desired destination? Don't want to deal with parking? The Bay Area Transportation Authority has you covered with their free Bayline Bus service. Take a look at the details about this amazing transportation option in Traverse City.
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Having our four-legged companions join us on the trails makes the experience all the sweeter—there’s just something about being outdoors, watching our tongue-wagging canines so deliriously happy as they sniff and run and check out every turn in the path. Here are a few of our favorite pet-friendly spots to get out in nature and explore:
Overcast, drizzly days and it’s-not-letting-up-at-all kind of afternoons definitely can dampen plans for outdoor excursions. And while I’m all about curling up on the couch with a great read and staying warm and dry inside, sometimes it’s just good to get out and about, regardless of what Mother Nature is dishing out.
What’s the best thing about a milestone birthday? It’s a good excuse to wrangle a best friend or 10 and have an adventure together! Here are a few ideas on how to celebrate turning 30, 40, 50, 60 or more in Traverse City.
Spring is often the most overlooked season in Northern Michigan. Event-filled summer days, breathtaking fall foliage and a snowy winter wonderland have come to define Traverse City. However, spring, signified by its beautiful cherry blossoms, has long held a special place in the heart of Old Mission Peninsula.
When you’re in a pretty great place, you tend to drink some pretty great stuff. And here in the land of 40+ wineries and tasting rooms, you know that the vino is no exception. Over the last 15 years the Leelanau and Old Mission Peninsula wineries have exploded in popularity, honing global attention and furthering the story of the Traverse City region. Recently the peninsulas have joined forces to promote their craft under one name, Traverse Wine Coast. We sat down with Paul Hamelin, owner of Verterra Winery in Leland, to learn more about the Traverse Wine Coast…and maybe sip a little red.
Northern Michigan’s wooded, winding trails are second to none, and the Vasa on the east side of Traverse City holds an extra special place in my heart. I grew up with these trails literally in my backyard and years later fell in love with running and mountain biking on these paths meandering through the Pere Marquette State Forest.