Welcome to Traverse City

At the southern end of Grand Traverse Bay on upper Lake Michigan, Traverse City began as an 1839 mission settlement on the narrow Old Mission peninsula that extends north from the present city into the Bay. The area is famous for the production of tart cherries, and a yearly cherry festival attracts about 500,000 visitors. Traverse City offers eclectic dining and shopping, while the Boardman River and Boardman Lake make watersports and excellent flyfishing available right in town. Northwest of Traverse City, the Leelanau Peninsula is known for the scenic M-22 lakeshore highway, dozens of wineries, the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, and the Grand Traverse Lighthouse at the northern tip.

Read More
Book with confidence Real-time availability, instant confirmation, and free cancellations.
Top quality activities Discover 24 tours and activities you’ll love and remember forever.
Millions of reviews Verified traveler reviews empower you to pick the best experiences.
Award-winning Support Friendly customer service, when you need it: Call, click, or chat.
Recent Traverse City traveler reviews
Free Cancellation
You'll receive a full refund if you cancel at least 24 hours in advance of most of our tours.
Verified Reviews
Book with confidence with millions
of verified traveler reviews from
Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor