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Boat Tours & Water Sports , Traverse City
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Beer Tastings & Tours , Traverse City
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National Park
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Home to forests, dunes, beaches, and even some glacial formations, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is a stretch of Lake Michigan’s pri
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Sit back and enjoy the gentle slopes, winding country roads and Caribbean-like views on a Traverse City Wine Tour. The Magic Shuttle Bus is a chauffeur service with an entire fleet ready to take your group around Old Mission Peninsula.The 45th parallel, is home to the worlds most famous wine-making regions AND Traverse City. Grapevines planted in the region enjoy the perfect amount of sunlight for optimal growth. When coupled with micro-climates created by Grand Traverse Bay, and fertile soil, this sets the perfect stage for delicious award-winning wines that rival centuries-old grapes produced in Europe & California."We are proud to say that our Old Mission Wine Tour has been nominated as Top 20 Wine Tours in the Country by USA Today, and stands as our signature tour in Northern Michigan!"**Wineries are subject to change based on availability*****Gratuity of 20% for the driver is strongly recommended (Cash Only)***
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Flea Market
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Lighthouse
Mission Point Lighthouse , Traverse City
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Traverse City

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Traverse City might be well known for its huge cherry industry, but its position along Grand Traverse Bay in Lake Michigan endows it with fine scenery and a wealth of outdoor attractions. While the population is only about 15,000 here, the city and its airport serve as a transportation hub and base for exploring the greater region. In the summer, swimmers, sailors, paddlers, and anglers take to the water, and wine aficionados head to the vineyards and wineries on Old Mission Peninsula. Autumn brings out colorful foliage, and the heavy snow of winter carries with it prime snowmobiling and snowshoeing. A local symphony, playhouse, and collection of museums bring culture to Traverse City, and gourmands can satisfy their taste buds in the town's diverse eateries. Make your own Traverse City vacation itinerary, with a little help from those that know the place like the back of their hands, by using our United States trip itinerary maker app.

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Where to stay in Traverse City

Most accommodations in Traverse City lie near the waters of Grand Traverse Bay. The West Arm of the bay is closer to businesses and services in and around downtown. The portion of Traverse City on the East Arm of the bay remains quieter. Both areas offer hotels and bed and breakfasts with convenient access to the beach. Many visitors opt to stay in vacation rentals, including lakeside cottages and houses, which you'll also find here.
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