3 days in Traverse City Itinerary

3 days in Traverse City Itinerary

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3 days in Traverse City Itinerary

Start: Commerce Township
Drive:  4​h
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Traverse City
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
End: Commerce Township

2
nights
Traverse City

Traverse City might be well known for its huge cherry industry, but its position along Grand Traverse Bay in Lake Michigan endows it with fine scenery and a wealth of outdoor attractions.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Traverse City: Empire (Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Empire Bluff Trail, & more). And it doesn't end there: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, don't miss a visit to Mission Point Lighthouse, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Grand Traverse Distillery, and stop by American Spoon.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Traverse City road trip planning tool .

October in Traverse City sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 44°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Traverse City

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Empire
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore ©
The Village at Grand Traverse Commons ©

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