Author: Charlotte Inda

Charlotte Inda is the Assistant Marketing Manager at Traverse City Tourism and a graduate of Michigan State University. New to the area, she looks forward to exploring Northern Michigan and trying new things.


Game Day in Traverse City

Friday, September 22, 2023 11:00 AM by Charlotte Inda

No matter what you choose, you'll find a welcoming atmosphere with great food and drinks to complement your game-watching experience. Cheers, high-fives, and groans of disappointment fill the air as you watch every exhilarating moment on the big screens. It's not just about the game; it's about the shared experience, the thrill of victory, and the camaraderie that makes watching sports here so much fun. 

A Day Full of Cherries

Thursday, June 15, 2023 12:00 PM by Charlotte Inda

As you drive along the roads of northern Michigan, you’re taken back in time to when the first orchards were planted in 1852. The Grand Traverse Region is the world's largest producer of tart cherries. Every year white blossoms paint the countryside and leave us wishing they lasted longer. When visiting Traverse City, you are immersed in our vibrant cherry culture! 

Peak fall color is here

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 12:00 PM by Charlotte Inda

It's the moment everyone (including us) has been waiting for: peak fall color is here! There are plenty of stops along the way to view breathtaking lakes, brilliant foliage, and charming small towns.

So far we have seen the popping yellows, oranges, and reds in Benzie County, downtown Traverse City,

Peak fall color will be coming soon

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 11:00 AM by Charlotte Inda

Fall is on its way and little by little, hints of red and gold are appearing among the trees. While it's hard to say exactly which areas will be the most colorful, we do know that you are bound to find color somewhere around the region.

Here are this week's suggested areas to explore:


The fall colors are starting to pop

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 8:00 AM by Charlotte Inda

We'll get to enjoy the gorgeous reds, golds, and oranges within the next few weeks but until then, there are spots around the area where autumn's annual display is starting to appear. These colors can be enjoyed in so many different places around our region.

Here is where we are seeing some color

Dynamic Variation: