4 days in Traverse City Itinerary

4 days in Traverse City Itinerary

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Leelanau Cellars Taste Room and Pyramid Point Trail. Visiting Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail and Manistee River will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Traverse City: Tandem Cider (in Suttons Bay), Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore (in Empire) and Chateau Fontaine (in Leland). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Left Foot Charley, experience rural life at Light of Day Organics, immerse yourself in nature at Orchard Beach State Park, and admire the masterpieces at Dennos Museum Center.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Traverse City trip builder.

Expect a daytime high around 58°F in October, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

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Empire, Manistee, Suttons Bay, Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail, Leelanau Wine Cellars
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Leelanau Wine Cellars
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Chateau Fontaine

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