The key to enjoying our long Michigan winters – longer still for those of us up north – is to find something you enjoy doing during the snowy months. Fortunately, there’s no shortage of fun winter activities for the whole family.
Category - Winter
Sometimes you want to get out and enjoy the winter (or at least get some exercise) but the conditions aren't really right for skiing or snowshoeing, and you don't want want to deal with a lot of special gear anyway. Not to worry -- you can always take a winter walk! All you'll need are mittens, a hat, a warm coat and a good pair of boots!
Each summer, millions of visitors throng to the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore to prowl its miles of sandy beaches, climb its towering 400-foot dunes and swim in the jewel-bright waters of Lake Michigan.
Far fewer travelers think to visit the dunes in winter, but those who make the effort find it uniquely rewarding.
Say what you will about the quality of Traverse City’s cultural and culinary scene (and believe me, I’d be the last person to disparage it) the Number One Winter Attraction up here is still what you can do in the Great Outdoors. Once the snow begins to fall across this glacier-carved landscape, it becomes a sparkling white playground for outdoor winter sports – and that’s where the fun is.
Rosy cheeks and memories of winter’s bliss are not yet a thing of the past. Nature's most exhilarating season in Traverse City is here for another few months and we've invited Ashlea Walter from My Best Winter Ever to share a few of her favorite activities.
Strange as it may seem, winter can be an amazing time to take a hike in the beautiful outdoors of the Traverse City area. We asked Sandy Graham of Backcountry North to tell us about his favorite winter adventure.
Tell us a little about what a "Sports & Group Account Executive" does at Traverse City Tourism.
I love the versatility of my job. On any given day I can be found researching area venues for events, completing Requests for Proposals (RFPs) to host future sporting events, creating itineraries for
Here in Traverse City we talk about our wine, and we talk about our craft beer -- but this area is also home to a thriving microdistillery movement that’s turning out some lovely vodkas, whiskeys, brandies and other high-octane fuels. And as it happens, winter is an excellent time of year for a