Category - Fall

The sunny days, cooler nights, and Mother Nature’s dazzling display make the fall a perfect season to meander up the Old Mission Peninsula. Stretching 19 miles north out into Grand Traverse Bay, and only four miles wide at the broadest point, Old Mission Peninsula is a breathtaking travel destination! Take in the frenzy of fall color and do a little wine tasting along the wine trail. Did we mention there are nine distinct wineries to visit? 

Climbing Hills to Enjoy the Fall Color

Monday, August 29, 2016 10:00 AM by Mike Norton

There’s nothing wrong with enjoying the fall color from below – looking up from the seat of your bike or your car as you pass a blazing hillside of red, gold and orange maples. Hard-core foliage fans, however, won’t be content until they’ve climbed the summits of a few hills to enjoy the autumn display from above.

Lesser-Known Areas of the Sleeping Bear Dunes

Friday, August 19, 2016 8:00 AM by Kelly Butler

If you’re a Sleeping Bear Dunes veteran, chances are you’ve run up and down the Dune Climb or biked along the Heritage Trail. You’ve probably hiked to the top of the Empire Bluffs or visited the Good Harbor Bay Beach, looking to find that famous beauty and stunning serenity that the National Lakeshore holds for anyone who needs it. However, it may be just a bit harder to find that serenity when you’re surrounded by people sprinting down a giant sand dune, flailing their arms and yelling like maniacs. But hey – we’ve all been there. We know how much fun it is!  

From the Chair: Featuring Coryn Briggs

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 3:00 AM by Traverse City Tourism

Tell us about what a Digital Marketing Manager does at Traverse City Tourism.
In a marketing job every day is a little different, and that is what makes it exciting! My job responsibilities include social media and web content management, graphic design, evaluating digital media analytics, as well

4 Fabulous Fall Hiking Trails

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 3:00 AM by Mike Norton

There are advantages to taking a color tour by car. You can cover a lot of ground -- and you don’t have to worry that windy, cold or rainy weather will ruin your experience. (Although sometimes I think a little rain can actually make the colors look brighter.) But the best way to experience the full sensory overload of autumn -- the sound and smell of those new-fallen leaves, the feel of the breeze -- is to get out and spend some time hiking or cycling one of our many trails. 

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