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Top Rated Traverse City Hotels

West Bay Beach-A Delamar Resort
West Bay Beach-A Delamar Resort
3.0 out of 5.0 615 E Front Street, Traverse City, MI
Free Cancellation
$139
4.0/5 (33 reviews)

Great views of the lake, staff very friendly. Construction of the hotel and alot of amenities closed due to covid-19. Would definitely stay again!!!

Reviewed on May 1, 2020
West Bay Beach-A Delamar Resort features a nightclub, an indoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center. You can take advantage of free parking, along with a free ...
Grand Beach Resort Hotel
Grand Beach Resort Hotel
2.5 out of 5.0 1683 US 31 N, Traverse City, MI
$118
4.6/5 (107 reviews)

Would have liked a better selection at breakfast but other than that the stay was very nice

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020
At Grand Beach Resort Hotel, guests enjoy an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a spa tub. You can take advantage of free parking, along with a free casino shuttle. ...
ParkShore Resort
ParkShore Resort
2.0 out of 5.0 1401 US 31 North, Traverse City, MI
Free Cancellation
$112
3.9/5 (246 reviews)

The view was great. Excellent location Very reasonable price for this area

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020
ParkShore Resort offers an indoor pool, a spa tub, and free WiFi in public areas. You can put free parking to good use if you drive. The front desk is staffed ...
Sugar Beach Resort Hotel
Sugar Beach Resort Hotel
2.5 out of 5.0 1773 US 31 N, Traverse City, MI
$125
4.4/5 (90 reviews)

Hard to tel because we arrived at 11 pm and it was snowing like crazy but rooms are nice and the view this morning of the lake is great. Breakfast pretty spartan.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2019
Guests staying at Sugar Beach Resort Hotel enjoy an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a spa tub. There's free parking and a free casino shuttle. Front-desk ...
Seasons Inn Traverse City
Seasons Inn Traverse City
2.0 out of 5.0 1582 Us 31 N, Traverse City, MI
Free Cancellation
$53
4.1/5 (27 reviews)

Pool and hot tub were awesome! Loved that we could bring our dog! 👍👍

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2019
Guests of Seasons Inn Traverse City enjoy an indoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and coffee in a common area. You can take advantage of free parking if you ...
Park Place Hotel
Park Place Hotel
3.0 out of 5.0 300 E State St, Traverse City, MI
Free Cancellation
$160
3.8/5 (118 reviews)

My husband and I stayed on property for 4 nights over Memorial Day weekend. COVID-19 safety measures were in place. I was impressed with the steps taken, and we were happy to comply with the requirement to wear a mask inside the building in common areas. It was a wonderful stay!

Reviewed on May 26, 2020
Guests of Park Place Hotel enjoy access to free WiFi in public areas, conference space, and a business center. There's free parking, as well as a free airport ...
Hotel Indigo Traverse City
Hotel Indigo Traverse City
3.5 out of 5.0 263 W Grandview Parkway, Traverse City, MI
Free Cancellation
$189
4.6/5 (20 reviews)

The hotel is fairly new and is a great location across from the water with a rooftop bar. Although newer, you can tell the skimped out on the materials and things were made fairly cheap. The construction outside of the hotel right now is unbearable. Jackhammers going until nearly 4 AM and the walls ...

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020
Hotel Indigo Traverse City offers a 24-hour fitness center, a rooftop terrace, and free WiFi in public areas. Valet parking is available for USD 12.00 per day. ...
Pointes North Beachfront Hotel
Pointes North Beachfront Hotel
2.5 out of 5.0 2211 U.S. 31 North, Traverse City, MI
Free Cancellation
$129
4.4/5 (19 reviews)

The staff was absolutely wonderful. Room not quite as nice as the pictures. Property is definitely dated and could use upgrades (the carpet and couch were old and dingy. The bed was a little firm for my tastes, but was newer. The shower head had tons of mineral deposits so the water sprayed in random ...

Reviewed on May 17, 2020
Guests of Pointes North Beachfront Hotel enjoy free WiFi in public areas, a seasonal outdoor pool, and a picnic area. You can take advantage of free parking ...
Bayshore Resort
Bayshore Resort
3.0 out of 5.0 833 East Front Street, Traverse City, MI
Free Cancellation
$139
4.4/5 (25 reviews)

don't want to waste this time this should be allowed to be blank

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020
Bayshore Resort features a private beach, an indoor pool, and a fitness center. You can take advantage of free parking, along with a free airport shuttle (available ...

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Outdoor fun and lively nightlife in Traverse City

With its location on Lake Michigan's Grand Traverse Bay and proximity to some of northern Michigan's top attractions, Traverse City is a popular travel destination throughout the year. Rightfully touted as The Cherry Capital of the World—the vast majority of the country's cherries come from the Grand Traverse Bay area—and often referred to locally as T.C., Traverse City offers a lovely blend of small-town charm, big-city living and outdoor fun. Visit to explore sandy coastlines, beautiful vineyards and exciting downhill skiing areas

 

Things to do
Wineries

The 45th Parallel offers the ideal climate for growing grapes, and numerous wineries and vineyards are scattered along the Leelanau Peninsula and Old Mission Peninsula, which are both located north of the city. You can plan your visit in advance, but it's just as fun to hop in the car and head up to one of the peninsulas while popping in at local wineries and tasting rooms along the way.

Old Mission Point Lighthouse

Located at the northernmost point of the Old Mission Peninsula, the Old Mission Point Lighthouse is well worth the short drive. The quaint structure, which was built in 1870, affords beautiful views of Lake Michigan and is a major draw for travelers.

Casinos

Traverse City boasts two state-of-the-art casinos. Leelanau Sands Casino and Turtle Creek Casino are both operated by the Grand Traverse Board of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians. Between them, there are more than 200 slots and virtually every popular table game you can imagine.

 

Traveling to Traverse City
Car

The majority of those who come to Traverse City get there by car. US 31, a major north-south freeway, delivers most visitors into the city and pulls double-duty as the town's main business route. A high concentration of Traverse City hotels are located along what is known as “Motel Mile,” which is on U. 31 between 3 Mile and 4 Mile Roads. However, many hotels, motels, resorts, and bed and breakfasts are spread around the city and the two peninsulas to the north.

Air

Air travelers can fly into Cherry Capitol Airport (TVC), which offers year-round flights to and from Chicago, Minneapolis and Detroit. During the summer, flights to and from destinations like New York City, Atlanta, Cincinnati and Denver are sometimes available. More extensive air travel options are available through Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GFIA) in Grand Rapids, which is about three hours south.

 

Climate

Traverse City is located on the 45th Parallel, so temperatures never tend to get excessively high. However, because it's also situated on Lake Michigan's Grand Traverse Bay, the city has very interesting, and sometimes severe, weather patterns. Summers tend to be warm but mild, and there's usually a nice, steady breeze to help mitigate whatever heat there happens to be. Winters, on the other hand, can be extreme. Lake-effect snowfall blankets the city, and can begin in November and continue through April. The average annual snowfall is around 80 inches, which explains why the local ski hills get so much action.

 

Yearly events

The city is bustling virtually all year long, but things really spring into action around the beginning of July, when the National Cherry Festival begins. This wildly popular event has been an annual tradition since 1926 and includes fun, quirky activities like cherry pit-spitting contests, cherry pie-eating contests, sand-sculpture contests, air shows, fireworks, parades, classic film showings and much more. Traverse City hotels tend to get booked well in advance of the event, so make plans early if you'd like to join the more than 500,000 people who flock here to enjoy it.

 

Best time to stay

The best time to stay in Traverse City depends on where your interests lie. If you're into skiing, snowboarding and other winter sports, the period from November through April should be when you book your trip. The region boasts world-class snow sports facilities, but winter is the quiet season, so local hotels, lodges and resorts don't tend to be as busy. In terms of pleasant, mild weather, however, you can't beat Traverse City in the summer. The city's quaint downtown area is a joy to explore on foot, and there are numerous trails, beaches and other outdoor attractions to enjoy when the sun is shining.

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