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Traverse City
Traverse City, known as a four-season playground, is now celebrated for quality cuisine, wine and culture. Miles of sugar-sand shoreline include the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore with romantic lighthouses and coastal villages. The glacier-sculpted landscape of orchards and vineyards includes 16 golf courses. Swimming, sailing, paddling, hiking and fishing are favorite warm weather activities, while winter turns the region into a playground for skiers, snowmobilers and snowshoers.

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Front Street
Front Street
Attraction type: Points of Interest & Landmarks
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The Village at Grand Traverse Commons
The Village at Grand Traverse Commons
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.
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Shopping Malls
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Mission Point Lighthouse
Mission Point Lighthouse
Attraction type: Lighthouses; Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Traverse Area Recreation and Transportation Trails
Traverse Area Recreation and Transportation Trails
Owner description: Traverse Area Recreation & Transportation (TART) Trails is system of paved and dirt trails for walkers, hikers, bikers, skaters and skiers in Northern Michigan. Trails are open... more Owner description: Traverse Area Recreation & Transportation (TART) Trails is system of paved and dirt trails for walkers, hikers, bikers, skaters and skiers in Northern Michigan. Trails are open year-round and available for many users and uses. Many of the paved trails offer access to local breweries, wineries, coffeehouses, restaurants and other area attractions such as lakes, river and beaches. Many of the dirt trails offer world class mountain biking and hiking opportunities for users of various skill levels. Numerous area bike shops offer rentals for any type of technical or recreational riders. Dogs are also welcomed on the trails and must be leashed and cleaned up after. less
Attraction type: Hiking Trails; Biking Trails
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Clinch Park
Clinch Park
Attraction type: Beaches
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Moomers Homemade Ice Cream
Moomers Homemade Ice Cream
Ranked #1 of 283 Restaurants in Traverse City
Price:
Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Grand Traverse Pie Co.
Grand Traverse Pie Co.
Ranked #2 of 283 Restaurants in Traverse City
Price:
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Soups, Gluten Free
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Red Ginger
Red Ginger
Ranked #3 of 283 Restaurants in Traverse City
Price: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Pacific Rim, Thai, Gluten Free
Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Bar scene, Romantic
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Amical
Amical
Ranked #4 of 283 Restaurants in Traverse City
Price: $12 - $30
Cuisines: French, American, Gluten Free
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Slabtown Cafe and Burgers
Slabtown Cafe and Burgers
Ranked #5 of 283 Restaurants in Traverse City
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Cherry Tree Inn & Suites
2.5 of 5
Cherry Tree Inn & Suites
$109 - $416
Ranked #3 of 40 Hotels in Traverse City
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The Inn at Chateau Grand Traverse
The Inn at Chateau Grand Traverse
$115 - $150
Ranked #3 of 20 Traverse City B&B and Inns
AmericInn Traverse City
2.5 of 5
AmericInn Traverse City
$93 - $386
Ranked #7 of 40 Hotels in Traverse City
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Cambria hotel & suites Traverse City
3.0 of 5
Cambria hotel & suites Traverse City
$189 - $551
Ranked #1 of 40 Hotels in Traverse City
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BEST WESTERN Plus Four Seasons
3.0 of 5
BEST WESTERN Plus Four Seasons
$137 - $406
Ranked #2 of 40 Hotels in Traverse City
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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Traverse City
3.0 of 5
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Traverse City
$122 - $357
Ranked #4 of 40 Hotels in Traverse City
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Pinestead Reef Resort
4.0 of 5
Pinestead Reef Resort
$165 - $331
Ranked #24 of 40 Hotels in Traverse City
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