Traverse City's Central Neighborhood Historic District is known for it's Victorian Style houses and tree-lined streets. Now matter what time of the year it is, this neighborhood is delightful for city walks, but during the holidays is when the spirit really comes alive!
We are always a little sad to say goodbye to our gorgeous autumn foliage, but the fun doesn’t end with the falling of the leaves. In fact, November has an incredible line-up of events, activities, and special deals to make the most of the transition season.
Traverse City Beer Week is our chance to raise a glass to the great beer we know and love in northern Michigan. While things will look a little different this year during the November 13-20 celebration, we’re so excited to be able to offer tons of beer fun in our “hoppy” place. Get the scoop on what the week will look like below.
Peak color is here in northern Michigan! We'll get to enjoy the gorgeous reds, golds, and oranges over the next week or two, as the color migrates toward the water. Inland forests change colors first up here, with the lake and bays protecting the trees closer to the shoreline.
Mural artwork by Bobby MaGee Lopez
Traverse City and the surrounding towns of northern Michigan exist on the lands of the Anishinaabek, also known as the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians.
This first full week of October is looking gorgeous in northern Michigan. The leaves are about halfway through their color turn, so you'll still see a hint of summer green among the red, orange, and gold. The forecast is beautiful too, with sunshine and temperatures in the 60s expected for the next 7-10 days.
Just because there's a chill in the air it doesn't mean you can't continue to play outside on the trails. In fact, the cooler temperatures and fall scenery make this time of the year perfect for exploring. Whether you're biking, running, or simply walking, you will be sure to find a route that's right for you along the TART Trails. Let's learn more about the trail network from Kate Lewis, Community Engagement Manager at TART.
Fall color is on its way to northern Michigan! As you drive the rolling hills of Old Mission Peninsula, cruise along M-22, or head toward downtown Traverse City for shopping and dinner, you'll see bright spots of red, orange, and gold in the trees. We're still about a week (two at most) from peak fall color, but a cooler week of weather promises a glorious coming soon.
Halloween is just around the corner, and even with the challenges of 2020, there are still plenty of ways to have some spooky fun. From ghost tours to corn mazes to carriage rides in your Halloween best, here are five ways to celebrate Halloween in northern Michigan.
Amber sunlight and leaves changing color make fall in northern Michigan universally picturesque; almost as universal as fall's association with pumpkin spice lattes. But if you ask me what flavor imparts feelings of autumn in the Traverse City area, it's not always pumpkin related, instead it's fresh baked doughnuts and apple cider.