Traverse City, MI, Guide and Information

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Local Treasures

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.

Traverse City Events

February 28, 2015

Robotics Demonstration

February 28, 2015

Brett Mitchell at The Workshop Brewing Company

March 04, 2015

Workshop Jazz Society Jam

March 05, 2015

Swiss Menu Takeover and 2014 Pinot Blanc Sneak Peek

March 05, 2015

Movie at the Library

March 05, 2015

Seth Bernard at The Workshop Brewing Company

March 06, 2015

Live Music by Brett Mitchell

March 06, 2015

Fauxgrass

March 06, 2015

Soul Patch at The Workshop Brewing Company

March 07, 2015

Official Suds & Snow Afterparty at Rare Bird Brewpub

March 07, 2015

Charlie Millard at The Workshop Brewing Company

March 12, 2015

Seth Bernard at The Workshop Brewing Company

March 13, 2015

Knucklefuss at The Workshop Brewing Company

March 14, 2015

Petoskey Stone Program

March 14, 2015

Knucklefuss at The Workshop Brewing Company

March 19, 2015

Blaufrankisch Release and Menu Takeover by Harvest TC

March 19, 2015

Seth Bernard at The Workshop Brewing Company

March 20, 2015

Live music by Zach Powers

March 20, 2015

Younce Guitar Duo at The Workshop Brewing Company

March 21, 2015

Michigan Children's Vision Day

March 21, 2015

Rhett Betty at The Workshop Brewing Company

March 27, 2015

Spring Break Egg-stravaganza!

April 04, 2015

Family Friendly Sip and Dab Painting Event

April 05, 2015

Easter Brunch

April 17, 2015

SOLD OUT- VIP WINE & SPA WEEKEND AT BOWERS HARBOR VINEYARDS – April 17-19

April 18, 2015

Wineries of Old Mission Peninsula (WOMP) Wine Dinner

April 20, 2015

Karaoke Night at Little Bohemia

May 02, 2015

Spring Swing Golf Event

May 10, 2015

Mother's Day Brunch

May 22, 2015

Memorial Day Weekend Golf Specials

May 29, 2015

VIP WINE & SPA WEEKEND MAY 29 - 31, 2015

June 14, 2015

Golf Your Daylights Out

June 19, 2015

VIP WINE & SPA WEEKEND JUNE 19 - 21, 2015

July 04, 2015

National Cherry Festival Golf Special

October 03, 2015

5th Annual "Big Hole" Golf Tournament

October 18, 2015

7th Annual Tuff Enough Golf tournament
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Wilson Antiques
  • (231) 946-4177
  • 123 South Union Street Traverse City, MI 49684

Wilson Antiques, Northern Michigan’s Largest Antique Mall, is situated in beautiful downtown Traverse City and now also in Acme! The historic centu...

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Phil's on Front
  • 231-929-1710
  • 236 E. Front St
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Left Foot Charley Winery
  • (231) 995-0500
  • 806 Red Drive Traverse City, MI 49684

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

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Northland Vacation Rentals
  • 855-530-7368
  • 241 East State Street
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Northern Natural Cider House & Winery
  • 231-943-1078
  • 324 E. Front Street
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Doug Murdick's Fudge
  • (231) 947-4841
  • 116 E. Front St, Traverse City, Mich 49684

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.

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Leelanau Sands Casino
  • (231) 534-8150
  • 2521 N. West Bayshore Drive, Peshawbestown, MI 49682

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

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Park Place Hotel
  • (231) 946-5000
  • 300 East State Street, Traverse City, Michigan 49684

Each of our classically decorated and freshly-renovated rooms is carefully appointed with a variety of amenities (and exceptionally comfortable bed...

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Traverse Bay Tours
  • 231-342-7274
  • 828 E 8th St, Traverse City, MI 49686
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Fustini's Oils & Vinegars
  • (231) 944-1145
  • 141 E. Front St, Traverse City, Mich 49684

The story of Fustini's inception and growth is one of a love of great foods, impeccable timing, and a collection of wonderful people.The company ...

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Great Lakes Childrens Museum
  • (231) 932-4526
  • 13240 S. West Bay Shore Drive, Traverse City, MI 49684

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

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Benjamin Twiggs Legendary Cherry Products
  • (231) 947-0208
  • 1213 East Front Street Traverse City, MI 49686

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

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Grand Traverse Pie Company
  • (231) 922-7437
  • 525 West Front Street, Traverse City, Mich 49684

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 boun...

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Rare Bird Brew Pub
  • (231) 943-2053
  • 229 Lake Ave
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Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel
  • (231) 534-8805
  • 7741 M-72 EAST, WILLIAMSBURG, MI 49690

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 den...

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Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches
  • 231-929-2999
  • 1217 E. Front St., Traverse City, Mich 49686

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 C...

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Trattoria Stella
  • (231) 929-8989
  • 1200 West 11th Street Traverse City, MI 49684

We always wanted to see what could happen if smart, dedicated, passionate people started a restaurant with the goal simply to do something great. F...

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Green Island Earth Friendly Goods
  • 866-933-8465
  • 120 East Front Street, Traverse City, Mich 49684

Organic cotton clothing for baby & toddlerRecycled & organic home finishings • Natural mattresses& bedding • Organic cotton & bamboo bath linens

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The Exchange Boutique
  • 231-944-1969
  • 116 S. Union St
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The Village Grand Traverse Commons
  • (231) 941.1900
  • 830 Cottageview Drive, Suite 101 • Traverse City, MI 49684

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

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Peppercorn Gourmet Kitchen Store
  • (231) 941-4146
  • 226 E. Front Street Traverse City, MI 49684



Nestled in the heart of Downtown Traverse City on Historic Front Street, Peppercorn is a delight for the senses. Come on in to experie...

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Traverse City Tourism
  • (231)947-1120
  • 101 W. Grandview Parkway, Traverse City, Michigan 49684

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, ...

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Grand Beach & Sugar Beach Co-op
  • (231) 938-4455
  • 1683 U.S. 31 North Traverse City, MI 49686

The best beach in Traverse City, MI Nestled on beautiful East Grand Traverse Bay, Grand Beach & Sugar Beach Resorts sit on over 600 feet of sugar s...

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The Dish Cafe
  • (231) 932-2233
  • 108 S. Union St, Traverse City, Mich 49684

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 veg...

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Oryana Natural Food Market
  • (231) 947-0191
  • 260 East Tenth Street ,Traverse City, MI 49684

Things certainly have changed since Oryana opened 38 years ago. What began as a small group of families distributing sacks of brown rice and oats f...

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Gallery Fifty - Grand Traverse Commons
  • (231) 932-0775
  • 800 Cottage View Dr Ste G50, Traverse City

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

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State Theatre
  • (231) 947-4800
  • 233 E Front Street Traverse City, MI 49684

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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Tamarack Lodge
  • 231-938-3950
  • 2035 US 31 North, Traverse City, Mi 49684

R.C. Hermann developed Tamarack Lodge for one simple reason: his family. Like you, he values the time spent and memories created with his family & ...

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The Filling Station
  • 231-946-8168
  • 642 Railroad Place, Traverse City, Mi 49686

Welcome to the Filling Station Microbrewery!The Filling Station Microbrewery features handcrafted ales by the rails and wood-fired flatbreads. Loc...

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One Of A Kind Cycle
  • 866-734-6990
  • 630 Cottage View Drive Suite 64
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Grand Traverse Resort & Spa
  • (231) 534-6000
  • 100 Grand Traverse Village Boulevard | PO Box 404 | Acme, MI 49610

Rising in the midst of northern Michigan’s freshwater bounty, winding wooded trails and sugar-sand beaches, you’ll find Grand Traverse Resort and S...

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Brew Espresso Lounge & Cafe
  • 231-946-BREW (2739)
  • 108 E Front St. Traverse City, MI 49684

BREW! ~ Morning, Noon, & Night ~
Voted best Coffee Hangout in Grand Traverse County byreaders of theNorthernExpress.Brew is a locally owned i...

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Dockside Party Store
  • 231-947-7850
  • 13418 South West Bay Shore Drive

Some Facebook posts about the Dockside...
Smoked brisket! Into smoker at 225 degrees by 5:00 sunday evening. Ready by lunch 10:00 on Monday....

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Greenstone Farm Credit Services
  • (231) 946-5710
  • 3491 Hartman Rd. Traverse City, MI 49684

GreenStone Farm Credit Services is one of America’s largest rural lenders. Headquartered in East Lansing, Michigan, GreenStone is the country's ...

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Big Boy Restaurant
  • (231) 941-7430
  • 3828 U.S. 31 Traverse City, MI 49684

History of Big Boy In 1936, Bob Wian sold his prized DeSoto Roadster to purchase a small hamburger stand in Glendale, California. He named it Bob's...

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Outback Steakhouse
  • (231) 935-4329
  • 3501 Marketplace Circle, Traverse City, Mich 49684

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 an...

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Bayshore Resort
  • 231-935-4400
  • 833 E. Front St
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Euro Stop Cafe
  • (231) 421-1168
  • 300 East Front Street, Traverse City, Mich 49684

We wish to thank you for your support in helping us grow! EuroStop is now located on the corner of East Front and Park Streets in the Radio Centre ...

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Traverse Tall Ship Company
  • (231) 941-2000
  • 13258 S. West Bay Shore Dr

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 t...

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House of Doggs
  • (231) 922-1348
  • 120 South Union Street, Traverse city, Mich 49684

We are a nostalgic Coney Island Restaurant in beautiful downtown Traverse City. Voted the best hot dog in town . We offer the best hot dogs piled h...

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Sunset Water Sports
  • 231-932-1800
  • 833 E. Front Street
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Bistro Fou Fou
  • (231) 421-6583
  • 118 Cass Street

Chef-Owner Guillaume Hazael-Massieux describes Bistro Foufou as a classic French bistro, where patrons are encouraged to drop by for an espresso ...

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Cog's Creek Gallery & Studios
  • (231) 620-0458
  • 124 North Maple Street

Cog's Creek Gallery is named after a dog who cares more about a creek than most anything else in her life. The creek-in-question runs behind this c...

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Spice Merchants
  • 231-947-7423
  • 145 East Front Street, Traverse City, Mi 49684
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Korner Gem
  • (231) 929-9175
  • 13031 Fisherman Cv, Traverse City

Korner Gem is owned and operated by Kevin and Chenina Gauthier.

Kevin is a native of Traverse City and honed his lapidary skills early...

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MC Sports
  • (231) 933-6158
  • 3450 South Airport Road West

Founded in 1946, MC Sports started with one store in Grand Rapids Michigan. The original name, Michigan Clothiers, reflected the wide range of prod...

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Dillinger's Pub
  • (866) 563-2210
  • 121 & 119 S. Union Street Traverse City, MI 49684

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 off...

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Poppycock's New American Cuisine
  • , 231-941-7632
  • 128 East Front Street, Traverse City, Mich 49684

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 wa...

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Riverside Canoe
  • 231-325-5622
  • 5042 N. Scenic Hwy | Honor, MI 49640
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Downtown Traverse City Association
  • (231) 922-2050
  • 303 E. State St., Ste. C, Traverse City, MI 49685-0042

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

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Grand Traverse Distillery
  • (231) 947-8635
  • 781 Industrial Circle, Suite 5 Traverse City, MI 49686

Grand Traverse Distillery is proud to be Michigan’s largest micro-distillery. Our True North Vodka celebrates the natural gifts abundant to Michi...

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West Bay Beach, A Holiday Inn Resort
  • 231-947-3700
  • 615 East Front Street , Traverse City, Michigan 49686

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 Workshop Brewing Company
  • 231-421-8977
  • 221 Garland St
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The Music House Museum
  • (231) 938-9300
  • 7377 U.S. 31 North P.O. Box 297 Acme, Michigan 49610

The Music House Museum is an educational institution whose mission is to collect, restore and preserve and demonstrate automated musical machines...

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By The Bay Tours
  • 231-932-1065
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Cold Stone Creamery
  • (231) 944-1036
  • 240 E Front St Traverse City, MI 49684

Experts in InnovationIf it has anything to do with ice cream, it has everything to do with Cold Stone Creamery. From unique ice cream creations to ...

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Tom's Food Markets
  • (231) 946-4115
  • 1201 South Division Street, Traverse City, Mich 49684

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

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Copper Falls Steakhouse
  • 231-943-1103
  • 1796 S. Garfield Ave
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Americana Gallery
  • (231) 933-0297
  • 224 East Front St, Traverse City, Mich 49684

Classic Collections of American Artistry. Americana Gallery is a unique oasis in the heart of downtown Traverse City, with a perfect balance of gal...

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Mary's Kitchen Port & Gourmet To Go
  • (231) 941-0525
  • 539 W Front St, Traverse City, Mich 49684

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 ...

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Seven Monks Taproom
  • 231-421-8410
  • 128 S. Union Street, Traverse City, MI 49684

Why the name, 7 Monks Taproom?

Trappist beer is a beer brewed by or under control of Trappist monks. Yes, we said monks. There are a to...

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Mackinaw Brewing Company
  • (231) 933-1100
  • 161 East Front Street Traverse City, MI 49684

Mackinaw Brewing was the first brewpub to open up in downtown Traverse City. We specialize in amazing hand-crafted brews, delicious smoked meats, a...

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Traverse Area Vacation Rentals
  • 888-844-TAVR
  • 2301 N. Garfield Rd. Ste B Traverse City MI 49686

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

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Venus Boutique
  • (231) 995-0551
  • 134 East Front Street, Traverse City, MI 49684

Stop by Traverse City's premiere beauty boutique for the latest cosmetics from: bareMinerals, Paul & Joe, Stila, Smashbox and Too Faced. Need som...

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Art & Soul Gallery
  • (231) 947-4888
  • 140 East Front St, Traverse City, Mi

Art & Soul Gallery is a very spontaneous and exciting environment. Not unlike a juried art show, new works arrive daily from Michigan and across th...

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Bay Bread Bakery & Cafe
  • (231) 922-8022
  • 601 Randolph Street Traverse City, MI 49684

OVER 40 KINDS OF BREAD BAKED FRESH DAILY

We utilize Old World techniques to create amazing loaves full of flavor, aroma & texture. At Ba...

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Cherryland Antique Mall & Consignment Center
  • (231) 944-1980
  • 1719 South Garfield Ave, Traverse city, Mi 49686

Visit us at http://www.cherrylandantiquemall.com.

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Amical Bistro
  • (231) 941-8888
  • 229 East Front Street

Located in the heart of downtown Traverse City overlooking West Grand Traverse Bay, Amical has been offering eclectic European cuisine to our dinin...

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Mackinaw Brewing Company
  • (231) 933-1100
  • 161 East Front Street Traverse City, MI 49684

Mackinaw Brewing was the first brewpub to open up in downtown Traverse City. We specialize in amazing hand-crafted brews, delicious smoked meats, a...

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