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. 

10 Best Road Trips From Chicago for a Weekend Getaway (July 2020) - MSN Travel

Coastal Scenic Drives You Can Take in North America (July 2020) - USA Today

The Best Hikes in the U.S. (July 2020) - Conde Nast Traveler

Michigan's Best of 2020 Winners (Summer 2020) - Michigan Meetings + Events

The Ultimate American Wine Road Trip (July 2020) - Matador Network 

The Sweetest Small Towns in the U.S. to Visit in Summer (July 2020) - AFAR

2020’s Best Beach Towns to Live In (June 2020) - WalletHub 

8 Best Road Trips to Take in the Midwest (June 2020) - Trip Savvy

7 Best Road Trips in the Midwest (June 2020) - Travel + Leisure 

Most Picturesque Beach Towns in the US (June 2020) - Woman's Day

The Must-Visit Small Town in Every State (June 2020) - Thrillist

Golfer's Choice: Top 25 Course Layouts, Cedar River at Shanty Creek Resorts (May 2020) - Golf Advisor 

6 Best Road Trips from Chicago (May 2020) - Travel + Leisure

The Perfect Weekend Getaway: Traverse City from Chicago (May 2020) - Fodor's Travel

10 Affordable Places to Retire on the Water (May 2020) -  U.S. News and World Report

10 Best Social Distancing Travel Destinations In The USA (May 2020) - Pub Club

The Most Beautiful Lake Towns in America (April 2020) - MSN Travel 

11 Top-Rated Beaches in Michigan (April 2020) - Planet Wire

7 Best City-to-Sea Getaways (March 2020) - Family Vacation Critic

Best Cities to Retire In (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

Michigan Wine Destination (November 2019) – Market Watch

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 

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

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