Traverse City, MI, Guide and Information

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Traverse City, MI Guide

About Traverse City

Hosting film, music, and cherry harvest festivals each year, Traverse City has much to offer the visitor, from cultural events to the great boating, biking, fishing, sailing, and kayaking in Grand Traverse Bay.

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Ahh, A Taste of Gourmet History. 1983 was a big year for America. Change was in the air. Reagan and old Bush were leading the country through the Cold…

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  • 1217 E. Front St., Traverse City, MI

Welcome to the Filling Station Microbrewery!

The Filling Station Microbrewery features handcrafted ales by the rails and wood-fired flatbreads…

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  • 642 Railroad Place, Traverse City, MI

Visit Up North is one of the leading vacation rental companies in Michigan, offering properties in Traverse City, the Leelanau Peninsula, along Lake…

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  • 548 East Front Street, Traverse City, MI

The Great Lakes Children's Museum is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization with the demonstrated ability to create high-quality, hands-on, educational…

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  • 13240 S. West Bay Shore Drive, Traverse City, MI

 

 

 

The house was built in 1900 by James Murchie, who came from Scotland to Traverse in 1891 as an apprentice blacksmith. All of the…

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Apache Trout Grill was founded by Mike and Sheila Connors in 1994 out of a passion for the Northern Michigan Outdoors and his love of the fresh fish…

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  • 13671 S. West Bayshore Dr., Traverse City, MI

Like to shop local and support the smallest of small businesses?

My Secret Stash is the epitome of shopping locally - everything in the shop is a…

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  • 122 Cass St, Traverse City, MI

One bottom line isn’t good enough for us – we decided to invest in four.

 

Being a locally-owned cooperative grocer is complicated, in the best way…

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  • 260 E 10th St, Traverse City, MI

Situated in a beautiful 1931 red brick building, Rare Bird’s mission is to provide an unsurpassed dining and drinking experience in Traverse City…

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  • 229 Lake Ave, Traverse City, MI

Welcome to PepeNero!!! ...where we make a point to give you a realistic taste and feel of our beautiful Italian (and Sicilian) cuisine and culture…

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The Minervini Group welcomes you to The Village at Grand Traverse Commons, where one of the largest, historic preservation and adaptive reuse…

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  • 830 Cottageview Drive, Suite 101 , Traverse City, MI

Sunset Watersports is your #1 source for ski boats, jet skis and pontoon boat rentals, whether it's on one of the bays in Traverse City or delivered…

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  • 833 E. Front Street, Traverse City, MI

FRESH ZONE When you're in the mood for adventure, Australia delivers big time. You'll be sure to discover fresh new experiences, natural wonders and…

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  • 3501 Marketplace Circle, Traverse City, MI

Founded in 2004 by Christie Minervini, Gallery Fifty represents a select group of 150 regional and North American artists and designers showing their…

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  • 800 Cottage View Dr , Traverse City, MI

The Botanic Garden at Historic Barns Park is open for the 2017 season! Visitor Center hours are Monday - Saturday from 9am-5pm and Sunday from…

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  • 1490 Red Drive, Traverse City, MI

Our story... Tina Zinn
The Cheese Lady - Traverse City

Welcome to The Cheese Lady Traverse City!

The Cheese Lady is located on the west end…

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  • 600 W. Front St, Traverse City, MI

Founded in 1966, Benjamin Twiggs is the original purveyor of fine cherry products in northern Michigan. Throughout our history, we have remained true…

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  • 1213 East Front Street , Traverse City, MI

Poppycock’s has been owned and operated in Traverse City by Josie and Mark Butzier since 1989. Mark has left (Oct. 208) to fulfill his dream to wander…

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  • 128 East Front Street, Traverse City, MI

 

 


Ropes Challenge Course: Discover your "inner pirate", as you enter a hidden buccaneer's roost located high in the rigging of an old ship wreck…

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  • 1710 U.S. 31 North, Traverse City, MI

Traverse City's only Asian Market. Formerly Manila Asian Market. Wide selections of Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Vietnamese, Laotian, Thailand…

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  • 533 West 14th Street, Traverse City, MI

Downtown Traverse City, which includes the Downtown Development Authority (DDA), the Downtown Traverse City Association (DTCA) and Auto Parking…

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Arcade Bar featuring dozens of classic arcades, Skeeball and consoles.

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  • 346 E Front Street, Traverse City, MI

WELCOME TO DOUG MURDICK'S FUDGE See it Made!

Watch our candy craftsmen seven days a week. July and August, open 7 days and evenings.

Cooked in a…

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  • 116 E. Front St, Traverse City, MI

THE FUN & FLAVORS OF THE CARIBBEAN, MEXICO, CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA

Mexican, Caribbean, South American, Central American; all of

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  • 1544 US 31 North, Traverse City, MI

Welcome to Traverse City’s newest beachfront hotel, Baywatch Resort, where our name becomes your vacation occupation.  We invite you to sit out on…

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The best outdoor brands, all at one location.

 

Gander Outdoors is the newest shopping experience with a wide selection of products and services to…

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Welcome to the Dish! We are located at 108 S. Union St. just off Front Street in downtown Traverse City. We have quite a diverse menu with many…

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  • 108 S. Union St, Traverse City, MI

Welcome to Left Foot Charley
Left Foot Charley - Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Grigio, and Gewurztraminer from Northern Michigan's finest vineyards. We…

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  • 806 Red Drive , Traverse City, MI

Located at 717 Randolph St., Traverse City, Michigan, Sleder's Family Tavern is Michigan’s oldest, continuously operated restaurant established in…

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  • 717 Randolph, Traverse City, MI

At Milk & Honey Cafe and Ice Creamery we believe foods should be farmed, processed and procured in the most simple and natural ways. We prefer and…

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  • 240 E Front St , Traverse City, MI

Turtle Creek Casino is located 4 miles east of Traverse City on M-72 in Williamsburg, Michigan. Play your favorite slots from penny to $100…

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Come visit our brand new, modern, high end, self-storage facility. We offer both climate controlled and standard units. State of the art…

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Why the name, 7 Monks Taproom?

Trappist beer are ales brewed by or under control of Trappist monks. Yes, we said monks. There were a total of 174…

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  • 128 S. Union St, Traverse City, MI

The Flap Jack Shack features a casual, affordable menu which highlights made-from-scratch flap jacks, oven baked pancakes, classic egg dishes and…

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  • 3980 US-31, Traverse City, MI

 

The State Theatre is owned and operated by the Traverse City Film Festival, which completely renovated the shuttered historic downtown movie house…

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ALWAYS SOMETHING GOING ON LEELANAU SANDS CASINO & LODGE Located a scenic 20 miles north of Traverse City on M-22 in Peshawbestown, Michigan, Leelanau…

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  • 2521 N. West Bayshore Drive, Peshawbestown, MI

Stop by for a cold pint of beer and for lunch and dinner at Dillinger's Pub & Bootleggers.In business for over 20 years, our pub and restaurant offers…

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  • 121 & 119 S. Union Street , Traverse City, MI

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State Street Marketplace is a collection of local businesses including a craft beer brewery, restaurants and entertainment who welcome visitors of all…

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  • 329 East State Street, Traverse City, MI

e welcome all who have no church home, who need strength, who want to follow Christ,who have doubts, or who aren’t sure what they believe. Welcome to…

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Rentals & Tours

 

Our main rental location is located right on Boardman Lake in Traverse City, Michigan. From there, you can jump right on your…

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  • 1910 W. South Airport Road, Traverse City, MI

"A Room Without Art, is like a Body Without a Soul!" Art & Soul Gallery is a spontaneous and exciting environment. Not unlike a juried art show, new…

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  • 140 E Front St., Traverse City, MI

MANIFESTO:

We are in business to preserve Northern Michigan’s spectacular natural environment, to reinforce Traverse City’s warm and vital community…

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  • 221 Garland St, Traverse City, MI

The Great Lakes Equestrian Festival is held annually in July and August  at the Flintfields Horse Park in Williamsburg, MI located just outside…

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  • 6535 Bates Rd, WILLIAMSBURG, MI

Red spire Brunch House is located in the Mercato within the Grand Traverse Commons. Our colorful and cozy dining room welcomes you for a…

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  • 800 Cottageview Drive # 30, Traverse City, MI

Taproot is an establishment rooted in community. We support local farmers, distilleries, wineries and craft breweries. Local musicians take our stage…

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  • 300 E. Front Street, Traverse City, MI

We would like to take a moment and welcome you. We are the only privately-run business left operating inside the beautiful Sleeping Bear Dunes…

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  • 5042 N. Scenic Hwy , Honor, MI

West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort is a year-round, full service resort that sits on the shores of West Grand Traverse Bay.

West Bay Beach offers

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The Spanglish Catering Company evolved from our love to cook and work together. We met in a small health spa kitchen in the San Fransisco Bay area and…

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  • 231-943-1453
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  • 1333 Yellow Drive, Traverse City, MI

We’re proud of the place of our original home. A land defined by the seasons, influenced and inspired by water, wind, snow, and sun. A land of bounty…

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Whether you’re a long-time customer or a first-time visitor, our goal is the same…to make the Omelette Shoppe & Bakery your favorite place to eat…

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  • 124 Cass St, Traverse City, MI

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Dickey's Barbecue Pit is a true American success story. In 1941, Travis Dickey, a World War II veteran, opened the first Dickey's Barbecue Pit in…

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  • 1201 East Front St. Unit A, Traverse City, MI

A little bit of everything.  During the summer, the Little Fleet offers a wide variety of food trucks on their outdoor patio, as well as, live music…

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  • 448 E Front St, Traverse City, MI

Join us aboard the schooner Manitou, one of the largest sailing vessels on the Great Lakes. Enjoy a unique adventure back in time as you discover the…

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If you’re not in the mood to take lunch to work or make dinner at home, you can enjoy a tasty meal at Boone’s Prime Time Pub.

 

 

Overlooking the…

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  • 102 St. Joseph, Suttons Bay, MI

The Traverse City Visitor Center at the corner of Union Street and Grandview Parkway (across from the marina) is open summer/fall 9am-6pm Mon-Sat, and…

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  • (231)947-1120
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  • 101 W. Grandview Parkway, Traverse City, MI
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  • 346 E Front, Traverse City, MI

Our vision for the Butterfly House and Bug Zoo started in 2012.  After careful consideration, a site was chosen for the zoo in the Spring of 2014…

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To put Christian principles into practice through programs that help healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

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  • 3700 Silver Lake Road, Traverse City, MI

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Looking for things-to-do in Grand Traverse, Michigan which are chilling and thrilling?

TC Ghost Tours is a historical ghost tour that prowls the…

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Traverse Area Vacation Rentals has managed vacation homes since 2000. We specialize in short-term rentals and also handle long-term leasing. In…

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The owner utilized broken glass that was once dumped in the bay to make beautiful Jewelery.  She also celebrates each holiday with unique products.  

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Located in Traverse City, Michigan Bayfront scooters sells and services pro scooters and ebikes/bicycles dedicated for  proper customer service. 

 

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Our Victorian style hotel is nestled on the beach of West Grand Traverse Bay and offers the best of all you love about Traverse City – a great…

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With 6 convenient locations in Traverse City, Interlochen, Acme and Northport, Tom's Food Markets is a full service supermarket offering products and

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Welcome to Mary's Kitchen Port! Come in and browse our well stocked kitchen store, carrying the best in kitchen wares and gadgets. Stop in for a lunch…

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he Beach Haus Resort is located approximately 2 hours from the Mackinac Bridge, 2.5 hours from Grand Rapids, 4 hours from Detroit, and only 6 hours…

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REEL FUN FISHING CHARTERS

is the longest running fishing charter in Traverse City

 

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