6 days in Traverse City Itinerary

6 days in Traverse City Itinerary

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Traverse City

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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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Kayaking & Canoeing and Sunset Park. Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Mission Lighthouse and The Village at Grand Traverse Commons. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Traverse City: Mushroom House Tours of Charlevoix (in Charlevoix), Ludington State Park (in Ludington) and Empire (Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore & Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive). There's lots more to do: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take in the exciting artwork at Higher Art Gallery, get a taste of the local shopping with Michigan Artists Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Front Street.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Traverse City trip itinerary planning tool .

In July, daytime highs in Traverse City are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Traverse City

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Empire, Ludington State Park, Mushroom House Tours of Charlevoix, Kayaking & Canoeing
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Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore ©
Ludington State Park ©
Ludington State Park
Mission Point Lighthouse ©
Mission Point Lighthouse

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