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Ranked #1 of 24 attractions in Traverse City
Category: Biking Trails; Hiking Trails
Owner description: System comprised of four trails for hikers, bikers and in-line skaters: Vasa Pathway, Boardman Trail, Leelanau Trail and the... more » Owner description: System comprised of four trails for hikers, bikers and in-line skaters: Vasa Pathway, Boardman Trail, Leelanau Trail and the TART Trail. « less
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Ranked #2 of 24 attractions in Traverse City
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
An area of upscale shopping along a scenic route.
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Ranked #3 of 24 attractions in Traverse City
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #4 of 24 attractions in Traverse City
Category: Libraries; Traveler Resources
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Ranked #5 of 24 attractions in Traverse City
Category: Farms; Landmarks
Owner description: Light of Day Organic Farm is Michigan's only certified Demeter Biodynamic Farm & the only commercial grower of certified... more » Owner description: Light of Day Organic Farm is Michigan's only certified Demeter Biodynamic Farm & the only commercial grower of certified organic teas in North America! Our specialty is the growing- from seed to cup- of award- winning , delicious, original recipe loose leaf teas and tisanes. This is a not-to-miss health and wellness destination when visiting the greater Traverse City area, and is on the main route to the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park. Thank you for your interest in certified organic Michigan agricultural products! Free sampling! We look forward to your visit! With love from Light of Day farm family. Please check website for seasonal hours and class schedules. « less
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Ranked #6 of 24 attractions in Traverse City
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #7 of 24 attractions in Traverse City
Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #8 of 24 attractions in Traverse City
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: Located on the campus of Northwestern Michigan College, the Dennos Museum Center offers an ongoing array of changing exhibits... more » Owner description: Located on the campus of Northwestern Michigan College, the Dennos Museum Center offers an ongoing array of changing exhibits in the arts and sciences. The museum holds and exhibits one of the largest and most historically complete collections of stone sculpture, prints and drawings by the Inuit artists of the Canadian Arctic, in the United States. Its hands-on Discover Gallery features interactive engagement with the arts and sciences. The museum produces a concert series of blues, jazz and world music and other entertainment forms each year from September to May in the center’s 367 seat Milliken Auditorium and hosts performances by other community groups throughout the year. « less
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Ranked #9 of 24 attractions in Traverse City
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #10 of 24 attractions in Traverse City
Category: Historic Sites; Malls
Owner description: Old state asylum that is being renovated into shops, restaurants, wineries, and more...lots to look at, including tons of... more » Owner description: Old state asylum that is being renovated into shops, restaurants, wineries, and more...lots to look at, including tons of trails to walk, bike, ski, etc. « less
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Ranked #11 of 24 attractions in Traverse City
Category: Beaches; State Parks
Popular with families, this park offers a variety of outdoor recreations from swimming and sunbathing to biking and camping.
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Ranked #12 of 24 attractions in Traverse City
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
This reserve, famous for its diversity of plant and animal species, offers guided hikes with various educational themes.
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Ranked #13 of 24 attractions in Traverse City
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #14 of 24 attractions in Traverse City
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #15 of 24 attractions in Traverse City
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Hands-on interactive creative play. Water Table, Light House, Freighter and more...
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Ranked #16 of 24 attractions in Traverse City
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #17 of 24 attractions in Traverse City
Category: Farms; Landmarks
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Ranked #18 of 24 attractions in Traverse City
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
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Ranked #19 of 24 attractions in Traverse City
Category: Farms; Landmarks
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Ranked #20 of 24 attractions in Traverse City
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #21 of 24 attractions in Traverse City
Category: Cross-country Ski Areas; Biking Trails; Amusement/ Theme Parks
Owner description: Timber Ridge Resort features over 5K of its own groomed trails and borders the Pere Marquette State Forest, featuring the... more » Owner description: Timber Ridge Resort features over 5K of its own groomed trails and borders the Pere Marquette State Forest, featuring the Vasa trail system. Over 60 kilometers of gorgeously wooded paths offer some of the best mountain biking in Northern Michigan. Enjoy superb cross-country skiing and snowshoeing on Timber Ridge's groomed and lighted trails and adjacent Vasa trail system, featuring 60 kilometers of challenging, moderate and easy trails. Heated lodge with fireplace, showers and restrooms. Outdoor fireplace. « less
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Ranked #22 of 24 attractions in Traverse City
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
This 52-acre preserve offers a mile-long hiking trail with lots of nature to observe along the way.
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Ranked #23 of 24 attractions in Traverse City
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
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