Autumn is the season of splendor in Traverse City. Take a bite out of fresh local apples in September, take a color tour and explore a corn maze in October, and get a head start on holiday shopping in November. Oh how we love fall, let us keep counting the ways…
Don't put your fall visit on hold! View our places to stay today, and start planning your fall trip to build lasting memories with family and friends.
There may still be a hint of summer in the air, but winter will be here soon enough. Don’t miss your window to fall in love with fall. The whole area is also covered in vibrant colors! Pack some snacks and head out to the country roads and scenic overlooks.
Explore more than 40 wineries along the Traverse Wine Coast, where patios, sweeping vineyards, and tented pavilions allow patrons to sip safely. And if wine isn't your thing (or maybe you just want a beer) you'll find that fall color and beer naturally go together in northern Michigan. Ambers, golden IPA’s and stouts they’re all on the menu for an autumn beer tour.
Traverse City is surrounded by colorful country roads leading to scenic small towns and villages. Pack your bags and head out to Benzie county for a few days. There are miles of freshwater coastline, scenic attractions, local flavors at breweries and distilleries, and plenty of options to be outdoors.
Stunning lake views. Long stretches of vibrant fairway. The quiet embrace of fall color surrounding the course. Stepping up to the tee box in Traverse City and the surrounding regions takes you miles away from ordinary, with courses made to suit all levels of play.