4 days in Traverse City Itinerary

4 days in Traverse City Itinerary

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Colonial Michilimackinac and Silver Lake State Park Pedestrian Dune Access. Change things up with these side-trips from Traverse City: Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore (in Empire), Saint Ignace (Mackinac Bridge & Museum of Ojibwa Culture) and Ludington State Park (in Ludington). And it doesn't end there: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, visit a coastal fixture at Old Mission Lighthouse, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Village at Grand Traverse Commons.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Traverse City trip planner .

In August, daily temperatures in Traverse City can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Traverse City

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Saint Ignace, Ludington State Park, Silver Lake State Park Pedestrian Dune Access, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Colonial Michilimackinac
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