8 days in Traverse City Itinerary

8 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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Stearns Park and Clinch Park. Do your shopping at Front Street and Higher Art Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Traverse City: Empire (Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive & Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore), Ludington (Big Sable Point Lighthouse, Ludington State Park, & more) and Kayaking & Canoeing (in Grayling). Next up on the itinerary: buy something for everyone on your list at The Village at Grand Traverse Commons, tee off at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf, look for gifts at Cherry Republic of Traverse City, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Gallaghers Farm Market.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Traverse City trip itinerary maker app .

July in Traverse City sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

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Ludington, Empire, Twisted Fish Gallery, Little Traverse Wheelway, Kayaking & Canoeing
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The Village at Grand Traverse Commons ©
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore ©
Ludington State Park ©
Ludington State Park

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