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Traverse City Winter Activities

Traverse City Winter Activities When people downstate and even out state think of winters in northern Michigan, they often think of snow, snow, and even more snow. To many, this would it’s the perfect time to stay inside and sit by the fire. However, that’s not how we roll in Traverse City. Residents of Traverse City and all northern Michigan don’t stop once the snow hits the ground. The winters up here are just as enjoyable as the summer. There are many Traverse City winter activities that happen every weekend, to provide winter-lovers with fun weekend activities, even in the snow and cold. Food and Drink Festivals/Events Snowshoes, Vines, and Wines http://www.blackstarfarms.com/snowshoes-vines-wines/ Every Saturday this Winter (Weather Permitting) In Suttons...

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Traverse City’s Best Beaches

Traverse City is the best vacation spot in all of Michigan during the summertime. There’s no debate. The mild heat, sun shining down, and a cool breeze coming from the bay make Traverse City comfortable during those typically hot summer months. When things do get too hot though, we’re lucky enough to have Grand Traverse Bay right within reach. We’re also lucky to have numerous beaches right on the shores of the Grand Traverse Bay that offer something for everybody. Family friendly, beaches for pets, and beaches for partying, Traverse City, has a beach for everyone. Clinch Park via Traverse City Tourism Located just a few blocks north of downtown Traverse City, Clinch Park is a favorite for both locals and...

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8 Downtown Traverse City Bars and Cocktail Lounges

When it comes to bars in downtown Traverse City, there certainly isn’t a shortage. With over 20 different spots to get a craft beer, wine, cocktails, and, some food you should never leave Traverse City without having a good time. Here’s a quick highlight of some of the unique and diverse bars in downtown Traverse City. Downtown Bars Kilkenny’s Irish Pub Located underneath North Peak Brewing Company is Kilkenny’s Irish Pub. Kilkenny’s is known for, you guessed it, Irish whiskey. In addition to Irish whiskey, their extensive list includes American, Canadian, bourbon, rye, and scotch styles of whiskeys. Kilkenny’s is one of the best places downtown for whiskey lovers. Their drink menu also includes Beer Cocktails that feature North Peak craft beer together...

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5 of the Best Summer Festivals in Northern Michigan

The winters may be long in northern Michigan, but the summers are even longer – and that’s just how we like it. It seems as if almost every weekend during the summer, there is something fun going on somewhere. We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite summer festivals in northern Michigan, which you have to attend when you visit us this summer. Summer Festivals Leland Wine & Food Festival http://www.lelandmi.com/events/wine-food-festival/ June 9th At the Leland Wine & Food Festival, you’ll be treated to local award-winning wine from Leelanau Peninsula’s twelve wineries. Eight local food vendors will fill your stomach, and the views of Lake Michigan and the Manitou Islands will put a smile on your face. A unique...

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