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Traverse City Beer Week is Back

Friday, October 7, 2022 9:00 AM by Traverse City Tourism

There are three things to keep in mind about the upcoming Traverse City Beer Week: One, several craft breweries in the Traverse City area are offering special deals all week long. Two, you can win a prize just by partaking in the celebration. And, three, you can already sign up for your mobile Traverse City Beer Week passport right now. 

In addition to all that, Traverse City Beer Week gives you a ready-made excuse to connect with friends and family and responsibly enjoy the ingenuity and creativity of TC’s craft brew scene from Nov. 11-18.

Take a Traverse City Color Tour

Thursday, August 25, 2022 12:00 PM by Traverse City Tourism

’Tis the season for fall color! Experience the magic of a fall foliage tour right here in Traverse City. With incredible hues of reds and oranges, the drive is a sight to behold. The orchards, vineyards, forests, and villages create a beautiful landscape that highlights the meaning of fall. 

Visitors to Traverse City come for a wide variety of reasons, and visiting anglers agree that fishing is one of the best reasons! Traverse City is located right at the doorstep of the famed Grand Traverse Bay, and this protected waterway is one of the best deep water fisheries in the country. How deep is it? Boaters need not go very far from shore to find 300 feet of water, and the really deep spots reach over 600 feet deep! 

Explore must-see, must-do activities throughout the page content below or explore other things to do in Traverse City: 

Vacations should be relaxing. Exploration should be a delight. And there is nothing that kills the joy of discovery or the bliss of goofing off quite as thoroughly as trying to cram too many experiences and too many sights into your precious vacation time.

Fun In The Snow

Tuesday, February 1, 2022 1:00 PM by Traverse City Tourism

So many of us think of Traverse City as a warm-weather destination, a place of golden beaches, blue waters, and green forests. But here’s a little secret…winter up north is gorgeous too. You can hit the ski runs, snowshoe or hike through the woods, or just curl up with a cozy glass of wine and watch the snowfall.

LGBTQ+ Business Owners

Friday, January 21, 2022 9:00 AM by Traverse City Tourism

Pride month is a one-month event, but supporting LGBTQ+ run businesses happens year-round for the LGBTQ+ community and allies alike. A candy shop, an art gallery, and a restaurant in Traverse City – all three are local businesses that are LGBTQ+ owned. We sat down and chatted with the owners to learn about how they followed their passion, and how they proudly fly the Pride flag. 

Great Indoor Adventures

Wednesday, January 12, 2022 9:00 AM by Traverse City Tourism

Some days, you just want to stay inside! Perhaps you're seeking a warm fire, and a friendly book or enjoying a cozy coffee shop. Perhaps you're seeking a fantastic indoor adventure. There's plenty to enjoy in Traverse City during the winter months. The following pages will provide you with some exciting ideas. 

Ice Ice Baby

Wednesday, January 5, 2022 12:00 PM by Traverse City Tourism

Ice wine is a specialty dessert wine made from grapes that have been frozen naturally on the vine. Very few locations can make true ice wine, and the Traverse City area is lucky to be one such spot.

Do you après-ski? Like many skiing destinations around the world, après-ski in northern Michigan is as much a part of the skiing culture as skiing itself. From sipping craft beverages and snacks in igloos or heated tents, to swapping out your skis for a pair of ice skates, here are six activities for those hours when you’re not on the slopes. 

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