Michigan District, LCMS All Pastors' Conference

October 10-13, 2021

Location | Shanty Creek Resort

You are coming to the Traverse City area at a remarkable time. The transition to fall brings an explosion of autumn colors and we celebrate the harvest. It’s a time to get rejuvenated with the hiking trails of the Grass River Natural Area, visit farmer markets and fruit stands, check out the Walk of Art near Elk Rapids or enjoy a refreshment at Short’s Brewery in Bellaire. Take a drive and enjoy the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore that was voted by ABC Good Morning America viewers as The Most Beautiful Place in America. Or check out the vibrancy of downtown Traverse City. There’s so much to do here. Consider extending your stay a few days. Or look at a return visit with the family. This is truly a four-season recreation area. The summers are vibrant, winter skiing and snowmobiling are exhilarating, while spring always brings renewed life and fun.

Your Map to the Region 

It doesn’t matter if this is your first visit to the area, or you’ve been here many times. There is always something new to explore. This map helps identify great things to do and see -- you can’t go wrong with any of them. 

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