Category - Winter

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.

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