The Vineyard to Bay 25k is right around the corner! This long-distance race is unique to Traverse City in many ways. We've invited the Race Director Ross Deye to share history and insights about the event. Take a look.
Snacks are packed and sunscreen is applied. Kids are strapped into car seats and seat belts. You’re ready to head out on a hike with your family. But, as is so often the case, your kids have another agenda in mind. Instead of completing that two-mile loop, you barely make it two hundred yards before things go off the rails on the trails.
If you’re a big festival goer, you’re going to love Traverse City in July! The National Cherry Festival, Great Lakes Equestrian Festival, Traverse City Film Festival & Wine on the Water Festival are all happening this month. That’s not all – our July events calendar has a total of 402 events – talk about options! Take a look and see for yourself.
The National Cherry Festival is just days away! There are over a 150 events and 90% of them are free, including the DTE Energy Foundation Cherry Royale Parade on Saturday, July 8th. At this year's event we have big plans for a spectacular display!
It was a Thursday evening in late May, and as I looked around The Little Fleet I felt an overwhelming sense of pride. The setting sun was glowing pink, the guitars were humming and there was a packed house. The energy felt different and alive. The patio was packed and there was an exciting feeling for summer.
Tell us a little about what a Sales Manager does at Traverse City Tourism. My role is to showcase Traverse City as a premier meeting destination for groups, meetings, conferences, conventions and everything in between.
In the midst of the morning rush—breakfast-making, backpack-grabbing, everyone scattering in different directions for the day—I remember to pull out a favorite pair of black running shorts and a red short-sleeve top to take with me. And shoes. Don’t forget your running shoes. While I often log miles from my house on the east side of town—the Vasa Pathway , one of our area’s premier trail systems, is within steps of our neighborhood—I like mixing up my running routine and will head to favorite routes throughout Traverse City.
At this time of the year in northern Michigan, all eyes are focused on this beautiful season we call spring, when birds are singing, orchards are blooming and the air carries that earthy scent of newness.