Traverse City Tourism is going virtual with DIY TC, a new Zoom video series that helps you get a little “up north” into your day. Whether it’s sharing tips on food and beer pairings or exploring a beautiful trail, local experts will help you learn something new or experience the best of northern Michigan.

The Village at Grand Traverse Commons

One of Traverse City's coolest attractions, the Village at Grand Traverse Commons is a must-see destination. Formerly home of the Northern Michigan Asylum this area has been redeveloped into a unique community of shops, restaurants, apartments and galleries. You could really spend a whole day there! Take a look and learn how to build an itinerary for your visit. 


Grass River Natural Area 

Trilliums and morels, oh my! Signs of spring are on the way in northern Michigan. Learn more from Emily at the Grass River Natural Area.



Is your bike ready to ride? Learn how to do a quick ABC check with Ty from Norte. Tires, brakes and chains - that's all you need to know about getting your bike ready to roll. Take a look.


Michigan Legacy Art Park

Need a little up north inspiration? Let's take a virtual walk with Joe at the Michigan Legacy Art Park where we will discover some fun surprises along the trail. (Please note: The kids in the photo in this video are siblings that live in the same house. Please remember to follow social distancing guidelines when using public trails.)


Treats from Cherry Republic

It's all about the cherries in Traverse City, so we're bringing them to you virtually in this Zoom interview with Cherry Republic. Learn how to create a specialty gift basket and discover new cherry-themed gifts and games to help you get through these days at home.


Mimosas at Home with Mawby 

Bubbly all day, every day. Learn how to make the perfect mimosa or Mawbosa as our friend at Mawby Sparkling Wines call it. This sparkling wine cocktail is beautiful, and it's guaranteed to put a smile on your face.