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Address: Traverse City, MI 49684
Phone Number: 2319474800
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Small Town Charm

I love Front Street, It is charming with wide sidewalks and interesting little shops to browse. There are only a few chains, so the shopping is much more interesting than most... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Luxembourg City
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I love Front Street, It is charming with wide sidewalks and interesting little shops to browse. There are only a few chains, so the shopping is much more interesting than most places. It has a book store, lots of restaurants, shoe stores, and other interesting shops to poke around in. I think it is my favorite.

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Lansing, Michigan
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It has been a few years since walking front street. I like it because the stores have interesting and unusual things. Perfect for tourists. I didn't see anything I needed or seriously wanted though. But it was fun.

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Chelsea, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

In all of my travels, I think Traverse City has the nicest downtown area. I say that because it has an appeal that could suit most everyone's preferences and tastes, and it's easy to access. First, you'll find that there's plenty of parking on the street or in designated lots. You have to pay for both, but in the latter... More 

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1 Thank psa2
Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every kind of store, restaurant, gallery is available. All price points but at this time of year, close early. We were lucky with the weather and shopkeepers were happy to see customers.

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Fenton, Michigan
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72 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice for a walk through town and do some shopping. Wasn't too fond of the restaurants there on the strip - need more pub style establishments!

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent my last day sightseeing & shopping. Lots of quirky shops & many restaurants. Lovely old homes & many historical sites to view.

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Haslett, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of shops. A mix of kids and adult shops make it a nice time well spent. A variety of eating places make this area well rounded. Restrooms however are scarce. There is one in the book store however.

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Traverse City, Michigan
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy access for those with special needs. I lovely theater. Great staff and best movies. Love going here and make this a must on your list.

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Des Moines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The downtown was nice but not outstanding. So many other things to do in the area I believe wins out. If you have a couple of hours to kill good plac to do. Make sure you get to the store that has all of the cherry products for sale.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We strolled around the city on two occasions while visiting the area. Fabulous restaurants and bars. The boutiques were quite pricey, however. Still enjoyable!

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