Enjoy autumns fall color traveling north on M-37 Old Center Road up the center of Old Mission Peninsula into Grand Traverse Bay. The route twists and turns over the hills of beautiful terrain and dotted with vineyards finally reaching the peak of the peninsula at Old Mission Lighthouse and State Park at Lake Michigan.
October 29th, 2022
The Zombie Run, a 5K run/walk, has become a Traverse City Halloween tradition. And what's not to like? Zombies and beer have always been a winning combination. Come join zombies from all walks of life (or shall we say death)! You never know who will show up, but the one thing you will never see is someone not having a great time.
Saturday, Dec. 17 - Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022 (Closed Christmas Day)
All aboard! It's time for the annual Festival of Trains, a Traverse City holiday tradition. Come see the massive 0-gauge model train layout along with spectacular HO-, S- and G-gauge layouts. There's a special kids layout, too, where the young (and young-at-heart) may operate the controls.
Snow Tubing at Timberlee Hills is the perfect way to spend the day with your whole family in Traverse City this winter. It’s all the fun of sledding – without hiking back up the hill!
Tubing: Our tubing hill opens 1 hour after our slopes open and starts at the top of every hour. We do recommend reservations as some hours book up. We do not have an age or height limit, we do, however, require each child to ride independently in their own tube… meaning they cannot sit on anyone’s lap.
Hickory Hills features 8 runs with 1 beginner, 5 intermediate, and 2 advanced runs that are serviced by 5 rope tows. Night skiing is available on 7 of the runs. Cross country skiers will find 4k of trails with a 1k trail lighted for night skiing. The Ski Patrol assists by promoting safe skiing and offering first aid services.
U – Pick: Opens late June
Corn Maze: Opens in August
Make Jacob's Corn Maze your family fall tradition!
Life sized corn mazes are fun for everyone, young and old alike. Experience our world class computer designed 10 acre corn maze creation, unlike any other in Northern Michigan!
Our Michigan resort offers both indoor water park fun and dry-land experiences. Your stay includes access to 37,000 sq ft water park kept at a warm 84 degrees year-round. Book now and go for the moment today.
Wellington Inn is a 1905 neo-classical mansion in Northern Michigan & the historic heart of Traverse City. It has been fully restored to its original grandeur. Antiquities' Wellington Inn is a 1905 neo-classical mansion located in Northern Michigan in the historic heart of Traverse City.
The TC Boom Boom Club is planning a BIGGER and BETTER fireworks display for our 4th of July celebration.
August 8 – 14, 2021
Visit the Fair, fun for everyone!
Villa Mari founder Marty Lagina made the (some would say) crazy choice to grow grapes that shouldn't grow in Michigan, with the belief that he could produce world class wines that otherwise couldn't be made here. So, true to his Italian heritage, he planted exotic varieties like Nebbiolo, Sangiovese and others.
Peninsula Cellars is a family run winery located on the Old Mission Peninsula, just north of Traverse City, Michigan. The region lies along the 45th parallel, halfway between the north pole and the equator. This gives the region its distinct micro-climate, that makes it perfect for growing high quality wine grapes.
We are a small winery with a hand-crafted approach to winemaking, located on the same 45th Parallel that runs through some of the great wine regions of the world. We produce classic varietal wines and fruit brandies of high character and balance.
Network Traverse City, Michigan is a virtual bulletin board, and a place to gather on-line to ask questions or find local goods and services, in the 11 surrounding counties of Traverse City, Michigan. I also teach small business owners how to utilize social media for advertising at no charge.
July 2 - 9, 2022
Every year over a half million people join in on the festivities of the National Cherry Festival in Traverse City Michigan the week of July 4th.
Providing the finest in men's clothing by offering you Timeless Classic Styles where Fashion Forward Designs meet in today’s latest fashions. Maurie Allen opened the Captain’s Quarters in 1966. With that comes exceptional experience, excellent customer service in a friendly and welcoming hometown atmosphere.
Old Mission Tours specializes in tours on Old Mission Peninsula. We offer "private" customized tours based on what you want to see or do. We would love the opportunity to show you the amazing Old Mission views, vineyards, wineries, cherry orchards, restaurants, lighthouse, parks, beaches, farms and much much more.
Gallagher's Farm Market was opened in 1971 by Jack and Bernie Gallagher. For the past 40 years has been run by their daughter, Maria Lammers, with her husband Sid and their family. The farm market opens in June of each year as local asparagus and strawberries become available, and remains open through October.
Every Summer in late June early July of the National Cherry Festival you will find cherry delights along with parades, family and kids events and entertainment. In all, there are more than 150 events along the shores of Lake Michigan's Grand Traverse Bay.
It started with one vineyard more than three decades ago. Now Chateau Grand Traverse has moved into its second generation of family winemaking – producing eighteen wine varieties from four vineyards sprawling across more than 120 acres, all earning countless medals to attest to the care and quality we put into every bottle.
Think of it as your very own, perfectly charming winery and Old World inn stocked with fine wine and staffed with attentive proprietors whose sole purpose is to provide a space or experience to meet your every need.