Category - Attractions

A Man at the Spa

Thursday, February 24, 2022 9:00 AM by Jason Deegan

Photo credit: Crystal Mountain

Snap, crackle, pop!


“Was that your back?” my massage therapist asked in disbelief. “Yes,” came my meek, muffled reply before I slipped into a deep state of zen. 

Great Indoor Adventures

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

Some days, you just want to stay inside! Maybe you just want to find that warm fire, and a friendly book. Maybe you’re looking for a great indoor adventure. There is much to enjoy indoors in Traverse City. Here are a few ideas!

The Legend of Power Island

Friday, September 3, 2021 9:00 AM by Mike Kent


If islands could talk, then Power Island would speak loudly of legends. This 200-acre island that sits north of Traverse City on West Grand Traverse Bay is currently owned by Grand Traverse County. It is a playground for swimming, hiking, boating, or just relaxing.

But there is a deep history

Northern Adventures in Traverse City

Friday, May 21, 2021 9:00 AM by Mike Kent

For many a perfect vacation is much more than finding a great winery or fabulous restaurant. It’s about tracking down a cool adventure. It doesn’t have to be running a marathon or hang gliding over Lake Michigan (although you can do those things.) Sometimes it’s just being a little more adventurous than normal. So, we outlined three things that could be out of the normal for you.

For the Love of the Dunes

Friday, April 23, 2021 4:00 PM by Ethan Wentland

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is the crown jewel of Michigan. Having received some recent high praise for the miles of scenic sand dunes, clear night skies, and vistas that span as far as the eye can see, we wanted to celebrate all the love one of our favorite regional landmarks is getting. If you love northern Michigan you may find yourself inspired to hike one of the beautiful trails or visit the beach this summer! 

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