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Better when there is no ice

Lot's of great shops and restaurants. The sidewalks are very treacherous in the winter though. I'm... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Pinckney, Michigan
Unique Stores in an Old World Atmosphere

There is a large variety of stores on Main Street Traverse City for virtually all budgets. If you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Saint Joseph, Michigan
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The day we were able to hit the streets of downtown Traverse City was a bleak day that was overcast with off and on drizzle. We had done our research beforehand, leafing through the travel guide, so we knew of a few places that we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Lot's of great shops and restaurants. The sidewalks are very treacherous in the winter though. I'm surprised they don't do a better job.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank NancyF464
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a large variety of stores on Main Street Traverse City for virtually all budgets. If you tire of shopping there are many very good non chain restaurants. I always find it fun to be on Main Street.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gardener2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun to look, a bit pricey in spots. Make sure you stop in Cherry Republic for everything cherry. Except for restaurants, most stores close early (5 pm) anytime other than summer.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RitzNorth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Traverse City for New Years Eve cherry Ball drop. We were snowed out(really this is true). They had to cancel because a really heavy snow system moved through the area making travel very hazardous. We still had a great time and can't wait...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 13, 2018

The big shopping district downtown Traverse City with lots of local and unique stores, and local restaurants. Spent several hours going store to store.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

One the the most charming downtown's areas that I have seem decorated for Christmas! This shopping event was so much fun.....

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dmslawrence
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

Wow! I had no idea that there were so many stores and so many restaurants in Traverse City! It's a great way to spend the day. Go hungry and save your pennies for all the boutique shopping. We mostly window shopped but that was still...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JanetLKJ
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

My daughter-in-law and I visited Traverse City and spent the day shopping Front Street and enjoying the restaurants downtown. We love it and go here every summer.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Very cool street with lots of little shops, bars and restaurants. Nice way to spend an afternoon or evening!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from wshill | Reviewed this property |
Although I can't answer with certainty, it's a very up and coming city, so I'm sure gluten free is an option. I would check the menu online first to be sure!
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San Pedro Cruise Centre (2 Replies)
Hi, we are arriving at Berth 92 San Pedro from NCL Star. We have booked a transfer from Port to Amtrak Union Station, LAX. Our transfer states pick-up at LAH, 501 N Front Street, San Pedro. Once we have cleared immigration/security checks how far is it to 501 N Front Street and is it easy to find? 1st time to San Pedro so no idea of where to go/how to get there!!! Thanks for any help.
January 27, 2015|
Response fromweecammy_10|
Thank you for the information. We don't know exactly where we will exit the cruise terminal but I have printed the map and hopefully it will just be the 5 minute walk. Thanks again
TR 3 - Drive up North and lots of Front Street (6 Replies)
We started our morning off with breakfast at Moose's and the walked around Front Street a bit. I love being there in the early morning when it's quiet and empty. There is something peaceful about it. After breakfast we had planned on going to the Ocean Center but the traffic was so bad due to the construction we decided it was a bad idea. We headed north instead toward Kapalua and made it as far as Honolua Bay. We got some great pictures of one of our favorite spots. We drove around Kapalua...More
November 23, 2013|
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Thanks for the report. Hope your kiddo gets to see his fishies!!
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Spending Sunday with friends in Lahaina (13 Replies)
We had friends visiting us Sunday. We decided to all walk into town for breakfast at the Pioneer Inn. Got a nice table with a view of the Lahaina Light and the Lahaina loading dock. Ordered pancakes and egg sandwiches in bagels. We were happy with the food and the service was good. I think it was about 50% residents in the bar and restaurant. Lots of action to watch as a Trilogy boat left on some clean up mission. We walked down to the Light and a fisherman's bell started going off. Great...More
August 18, 2015|
Response fromCanadasunny53|
Sounds like a lovely day. When we were there we had a delcious breakfast at Pioneer Inn also