Welcome to the new downtown Traverse City! Several exciting changes are underway on Front Street and beyond, and we’re bringing you the scoop.
Jillian Manning is the PR/Media Manager at Traverse City Tourism. She loves exploring Northern Michigan, getting lost in a good book, and catching a Traverse City sunset.
There’s no place like the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. The towering bluffs, golden dunes, and turquoise waters take your breath away, even when you’ve been there a dozen times. This year, things are a little different at our favorite national park, but we have all the info you need to create a perfect trip.
Northern Michigan is THE place for the summer harvest. From our signature cherries to just about every fruit and veggie you can imagine, it’s all here. Our farmers markets also host local butchers, cheese makers, bakeries, and more. Yum!
We may never agree on where an apostrophe goes in Farmers/Farmer’s/Farmers’ Market—in fact, you’ll see different punctuation on the names below—but we certainly CAN agree that we love shopping all the fresh and fabulous options. Here are seven must-visit markets for your next visit up north.
It’s no surprise that the Fourth of July is going to look a little different this year. But while the big parades and firework shows are postponed to 2021, there are still plenty of ways to celebrate Independence Day in Traverse City.
Looking for an outdoor art experience? Head to downtown Traverse City, where murals and street art have begun to pop up to decorate the sides of buildings and illuminate alleyways. While there are more than just five murals downtown—and far more than that around the region—we chose five classics to start your art education.
Breweries and distilleries have reopened in northern Michigan, and we’re excited to explore the amazing beverages they’ve concocted. COVID-19 has introduced some changes to business as usual, so here are seven things to expect when you’re headed out for a beer or whiskey tasting.
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.