Traverse City Accolades

Those of us who live in Traverse City already know what a special place it is. Just the same, it’s always nice to hear what others say about this great town and its surroundings. Here’s a list of national rankings that the Traverse City area has received over the last few years. 

Best Cities to Retire Inn (March 2020) - Lists For All

16 US Destinations To Visit If you Want to Spot Cherry Blossoms (March 2020) - BuzzFeed

The 23 Best Summertime Buddies Trip Golf Destinations (February 2020) - Golf Digest

The Prettiest Towns in the USA (February 2020) - Conde Nast Traveler

America's 50 Best Cities to Live (February 2020) - MSN Money 

The Best US Road Trips for the Entire Family (February 2020) - Lonely Planet 

Best Places to Visit in Michigan (February 2020) - U.S. News 

Best Destinations for Baby Boomer Woman in 2020 (February 2020) - AARP Travel Center - Expedia 

20 Midwest Destination to Visit with Your Family in 2020 (February 2020) - Chicago Parent

Top Travel Destinations in North America for 2020 (December 2019) - Mike's Road Trip

America's Fastest-Growing Beachfront Retirement Towns (September 2019) - Coastal Living

50 Best Cities to Live in the US (September 2019) - USA Today Money

10 Small Towns In America That Should Be On Your Travel Bucket List (September 2019) - The Travel

14 Idyllic Fall Family Vacations Across the US (September 2019) - TripAdvisor

Great American Beach Towns that are Dirt Cheap in September (August 2019) - Thrillist 

Top Wine Region, Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail (August 2019) - USA Today 10Best

The Best Places to Visit With Your Dog (July 2019) - Reviews.com

25 of the Best Running Trails in the U.S. (July 2019) - Runner's World

Top 10 Places to Visit in Michigan (July 2019) - Travel Channel

The Best 4th of July Fireworks in Every U.S. State (June 2019) - Travel & Leisure 

2019's Best Beach Towns to Live In (June 2019) - Wallet Hub

Best Convention & Visitors Bureau (May 2019) - Michigan Meetings + Events 

20 Beach Towns You Need to Visit This Summer (June 2019) - Country Living

The Sweetest Small Towns in the U.S. to Visit this Summer (May 2019) - MSN

17 Amazing Places to Take Your Summer Vacation This Year (May 2019) - Thrilllist

12 Best Michigan Vacation Ideas for All Seasons (April 2019) - Trips to Discover 

10 Unexpected Bachelorette Party Destinations (March 2019) - Travel Channel 

7 Best Beaches in the Midwest (March 2019) - Trips to Discover 

10 Awesome Vacations Your Fishing Family Will Love (March 2019) - Step Outside 

48 of the Best Road Trip Destinations in the U.S. for Families (February 2019) - Country Living 

North America's 18 Best Lake Towns (For Relaxation or Adventue) (February 2019) - TripAdvisor 

The Best Trips of 2018 According to Travel Experts (January 2019) - Travelocity

Affordable U.S. Destinations for 2019 (December 2018) - AARP

Best Five Destinations In the USA for Sparkling Wine Lovers (December 2018) - Glass of Bubbly 

9 Unique Ways to Celebrate New Years Eve (November 2018) - MidwestLiving 

5 Most Romantic Getaways in Michigan (October 2018) - trekbible

Top 20 Cities to Retire In (October 2018) - ListsforAll.com 

Best Wine Region: Leelanau Peninsula Named No. 3 (Oct. 2018) – USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice

The 25 Coolest Towns in America: 2018 (October 2018) - Matador Network 

Best Beach - Sleeping Bear Dunes (September 2018) - Budget Travel Awards

10 Most Beautiful Towns in the World (September 2018) - Select City Magazine 

7 Emerging American Wine Regions to Visit Now (August 2018) - Vogue

8 Dreamy Beach Towns for Entrepreneurs (August 2018) - Livability

30 Most Beautiful Main Streets Across America (August 2018) - Architectural Digest 

7 Small Beer Cities that Deserve National Attention (August 2018) - Thrillist

Most Arts-Vibrant Community (July 2018) - National Center for Arts Research

The Best Small Towns in the US for Summer Vacations (July 2018) - AFAR

The Best Coastal Towns in America (June 2018) - The Active Times

15 Most Underatted American Cities Worth a Visit (June 2018) - Reader's digest

America's Happiest Seaside Towns (June 2018) - Coastal Living 

Best Convention & Visitors Bureau (May 2018) - Michigan Meetings + Events 

16 Amazing Places to Take Your Summer Vacation this Year - Thrillist

Cheap Summer Travel: 23 Places To Go in 2018 (April 2018) - Forbes

The Most Under-the-Radar Food Towns in America (April 2018) - The Daily Meal

15 Best Vacations for Toddlers & Parents Alike (March 2018) - Trip Advisor 

The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018 (March 2018) - Money 

100 Most Popular Small Cities to Relocate (February 2018) - Move Buddha

23 Great American Small Cities to Visit in 2018 (February 2018) - Trip Advisor 

18 Cities that must be seen in 2018 (January 2018) - Expedia 

The Best Winter Getaway in Every State (December 2017) - U.S. News 

20 Best Romantic Getaways in Michigan (October 2017) - VacationIdea

#1 Foodie Destination in the Midwest Region (September 2017) - Reward Expert

Great Escape Great Lakes (September 2017) - Lonely Planet 

9 of Michigan's most incredible, Pinterest-worthy wedding destinations (July 2017) - Detroit Free Press

50 Best Beaches in America (June 2017) - credit.com 

2017's Best Beach Towns to Live In (June 2017) - WalletHub

100 Best Destinations Around the Word in Four Seasons (June 2017) - National Geographic

12 Of The Most Underrated Food Cities in America (June 2017) - BuzzFeed

Best US Cities for Weekend Breaks This Summer (June 2017) - DK Eyewitness Travel

Best Convention & Visitors Bureau (April 2017) - Michigan Meetings + Events 

21 Nicest Small Towns in America Everyone Should Visit Before They're 50 (April 2017) - Reader's Digest

Strongest Town (March 2017) - Strong Towns

24 Coolest Towns in the USA -- Leland (March 2017) - Matador Network

20 Prime Places to See Beautiful Cherry Blossoms (March 2017) - Cheapism

1 of 10 Best Walks in America: Empire Bluff Trail (March 2017) - Prevention Magazine

21 Best Beaches in the World (January 2017) - National Geographic

Top 10 Cities for Wine Snobs (January 2017) - Travel Channel

25 of the Best Small Towns in America (October 2016) - Architectural Digest

Blog for Lifestyle & Travel (September 2016) named Torch Lake one of the Top 10 Clearest Lakes in the U.S. You Have to See to Believe

25 Coolest Midwest Lake Vacation Spots (August 2016) - Midwest Living

America's Favorite Beach Towns (August 2016) - Travel & Leisure

Best American Vacations for Beer Lovers (July 2016) - Thrillist 

Best American Beach Towns for July 4th (June 2016) - Coastal Living

Best Small Town in America (June 2016) - Livability

Runner Friendly Community (May 2016) - Road Runners Club of America

Thrillist (May 2016) - 25 Best Small US Cities to Spend the Weekend 

Forbes Magazine (April 2016) - Top 25 Places to Retire in 2016

Midwest Living Magazine (March 2016) - Midwest Living Greatest Town

Newsmax.com (January 2016) - America's Best Small Towns

Condé Nast Traveler (January 2016) - "The Most Beautiful Towns in America"

Hughesnet.com (February 2016) - "9 Most Romantic Cities

Good Morning America viewers voted the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore as "The Most Beautiful Place in America” (Aug. 2011)

 

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