Author: RJ Kennis

RJ Kennis was the summer Marketing Intern for Traverse City Tourism. He is going to be a senior this Fall at Hope College, majoring in Communication. In his free time, RJ loves to be outdoors hiking or fishing, reading a book, or attending a sporting event. In Spring of 2018, RJ spent the semester studying abroad in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. 

Who was Perry Hannah and why is there a statue of him in Downtown Traverse City? What's the best place to see historic buildings? Are there any shipwrecks in the region? The answers to these questions, and more, are highlighted below. Take a step back in time to appreciate the present and see how our northern Michigan city has developed into the thriving destination that it is today. 

We've got your fall events covered! With so many events to choose from, we decided to make a list of our favorites. Whether you're a sporty person looking to participate in an event, want to just savor a glass of wine, or are looking to take in a performance, there's plenty of options here in Traverse City.