Traverse City, MI, Guide and Information

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About Traverse City

Hosting film, music, and cherry harvest festivals each year, Traverse City has much to offer the visitor, from cultural events to the great boating, biking, fishing, sailing, and kayaking in Grand Traverse Bay.

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Traverse City Events

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  • 231-946-2280
  • 301 W. Grandview Parkway
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The State Theatre is owned and operated by the Traverse City Film Festival, which completely renovated the shuttered historic downtown movie house…

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Good Comida

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  • 231-943-1453
  • 1333 Yellow Drive, Traverse City,Mi 49684
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  • 231-943-2793
  • 149 E. Front St.
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Leelanu County's bicycle shop & outdoor fun hub. We carry a excellent line of bikes & offer full-service bicycle repair, bike and paddle board…

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  • (231) 421-6815
  • 318 St Jospeh St
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Open again Spring 2017 10-5 / Summer 10-6 Adults $9, kids 4-12 $6, 3yrs & under free. Call for more details, 231.944.0774 or online at…

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Our Victorian style hotel is nestled on the beach of West Grand Traverse Bay and offers the best of all you love about Traverse City – a great…

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Ahh, A Taste of Gourmet History. 1983 was a big year for America. Change was in the air. Reagan and old Bush were leading the country through the Cold…

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We are a full service rental management company that has been in business for over 30 years. Vacation rental homes, cottages and condo--we would love…

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Mackinaw Brewing was the first brewpub to open up in downtown Traverse City. We specialize in amazing hand-crafted brews, delicious smoked meats, and…

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  • (231) 933-1100
  • 161 East Front Street Traverse City, MI 49684
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  • (231) 947-4888
  • 140 E Front St., Traverse City, MI, 49684
  • View Art & Soul Gallery location on the Map

Poppycock’s has been owned and operated in Traverse City by Josie and Mark Butzier since 1989. Mark has left (Oct. 208) to fulfill his dream to…

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  • (231) 941-7632
  • 128 East Front Street, Traverse City, Mich 49684
  • View Poppycock's New American Cuisine location on the Map

French bistro in the heart of downtown Traverse City. Come see how fun French can be!

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  • (231) 421-6583
  • 118 Cass Street Traverse City. Mich 49684
  • View Bistro Fou Fou location on the Map

Michigan's Oldest Restaurant! A Traverse City Tradition Since 1882

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Cousin Jenny's offers delicious comfort food for all tastes, including authentic Cornish Pasties, Breakfast Bobbies, soups, salads and sandwiches…

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  • 231-941-7821
  • 129 Southh Union Street
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The Workshop Brewing Company: sustaining nature, building community, and honoring craft through honest beer, wholesome food, and a warm welcome.

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  • 231-421-8977
  • 221 Garland St
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Located in The West End Since 1932 "Home Away From Home" of Sir Walter Hagen. Check out his link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LkT1h9dEEA

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  • (231) 946-6925
  • 540 W. Front St.
  • View Little Bohemia Pub & Grille location on the Map

Diner Fusion...with a local purpose

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  • (231) 932-9330
  • 420 Munson Ave
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Why "The Franklin" The word "franklin" comes from the Middle English "frankeleyn" which means free man. It describes the emergence of a class of…

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  • (231) 943-2727
  • 160 E Front St
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Founded in 1946, MC Sports started with one store in Grand Rapids Michigan. The original name, Michigan Clothiers, reflected the wide range of…

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A year-round public garden project of the BGSNM

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  • 231-935-4077
  • 1490 Red Drive, Traverse City, Mi 49684
  • View The Botanic Garden at Historic Barns Park location on the Map

Nestled in the heart of Downtown Traverse City on Historic Front Street, Peppercorn is a delight for the senses. Come on in to experience the rich…

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  • (231) 941-4146
  • 226 E. Front Street Traverse City, MI 49684
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We fly, train pilots, maintain and rent airplanes in TC! Floatplane and skiplane rides available year round. Call us to help you....get your wings…

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  • 616-822-9920
  • 1170 Airport Access Rd,Traverse City,Mi 49686
  • View Giving Wings Aviation & Aerial Tours location on the Map

The Great Lakes Children's Museum is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization with the demonstrated ability to create high-quality, hands-on, educational…

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  • (231) 932-4526
  • 13240 S. West Bay Shore Drive, Traverse City, MI 49684
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  • (231) 933-8465
  • 120 E Front St
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Located in the heart of downtown Traverse City overlooking West Grand Traverse Bay, Amical has been offering eclectic European cuisine to our dining…

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  • (231) 941-8888
  • 229 East Front Street
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Welcome to the Dish! We are located at 108 S. Union St. just off Front Street in downtown Traverse City. We have quite a diverse menu with many…

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  • (231) 932-2233
  • 108 S. Union St, Traverse City, Mich 49684
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We always wanted to see what could happen if smart, dedicated, passionate people started a restaurant with the goal simply to do something great. Find…

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  • (231) 929-8989
  • 1200 West 11th Street Traverse City, MI 49684
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Pepe Nero is a one-of-a-kind restaurant bringing a southern Italian accent to the Grand Traverse dining scene.

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  • (231) 929-1960
  • 800 Cottageview Drive, Traverse City,Mi
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Specialty Cheese Store offering a variety of cheeses and complimenting items from around the world. over 140 cheeses to sample at our tasting…

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  • 231-421-9600
  • 600 W. Front St,Traverse City,Mi 49684
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Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, the Park Place Hotel offers the best of it all! Rich in history and located in the heart of…

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Rising in the midst of northern Michigan’s freshwater bounty, winding wooded trails and sugar-sand beaches, you’ll find Grand Traverse Resort and Spa…

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Stop by for a cold pint of beer and for lunch and dinner at Dillinger's Pub & Bootleggers.In business for over 20 years, our pub and restaurant offers…

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  • (231) 941-2276
  • 121 & 119 S. Union Street Traverse City, MI 49684
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The Traverse City Visitor Center at the corner of Union Street and Grandview Parkway (across from the marina) is open summer/fall 9am-6pm Mon-Sat, and…

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Harvest serves locally focused american comfort food and fusion tacos. Open since Summer 2014

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  • (231) 486-6037
  • 113 E State St
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Welcome to Left Foot Charley
Left Foot Charley - Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Grigio, and Gewurztraminer from Northern Michigan's finest vineyards. We…

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  • (231) 995-0500
  • 806 Red Drive Traverse City, MI 49684
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Mexican and Latin American specialties created using only the finest ingredients, served in a festive setting. We feature the largest selection of…

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  • 231-938-2773
  • 1544 US 31 North, Traverse City, Mi
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Sunset Watersports is your #1 source for ski boats, jet skis and pontoon boat rentals, whether it's on one of the bays in Traverse City or delivered…

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  • 231-932-1800
  • 833 E. Front Street
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Milk & Honey Cafe and Ice Creamery is a family ice cream shop and espresso bar serving products made with high quality ingredients from local sources.

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  • (231) 944-1036
  • 240 E Front St Traverse City, MI 49684
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ALWAYS SOMETHING GOING ON LEELANAU SANDS CASINO & LODGE Located a scenic 20 miles north of Traverse City on M-22 in Peshawbestown, Michigan, Leelanau…

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  • (231) 534-8150
  • 2521 N. West Bayshore Drive, Peshawbestown, MI 49682
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Founded in 2004 by Christie Minervini, Gallery Fifty represents a select group of 150 regional and North American artists and designers showing their…

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  • (231) 932-0775
  • 800 Cottage View Dr Ste G50, Traverse City
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  • (231) 947-0191
  • 260 E 10th St
  • View Oryana Natural Food Market location on the Map
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Canoe, Tube, Kayak and Family Fun on the Platte River!

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The Music House Museum is an educational institution whose mission is to collect, restore and preserve and demonstrate automated musical machines and…

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  • (231) 938-9300
  • 7377 U.S. 31 North P.O. Box 297 Acme, Michigan 49610
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Grand Traverse Distillery is proud to be Michigan’s largest micro-distillery. Our True North Vodka celebrates the natural gifts abundant to Michigan’s…

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We’re proud of the place of our original home. A land defined by the seasons, influenced and inspired by water, wind, snow, and sun. A land of bounty…

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Korner Gem is owned and operated by Kevin and Chenina Gauthier.

Kevin is a native of Traverse City and honed his lapidary skills early, having opened…

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  • (231) 929-9175
  • 13031 Fisherman Cv, Traverse City
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FRESH ZONE When you're in the mood for adventure, Australia delivers big time. You'll be sure to discover fresh new experiences, natural wonders and…

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  • (231) 935-4329
  • 3501 Marketplace Circle, Traverse City, Mich 49684
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WELCOME TO DOUG MURDICK'S FUDGE See it Made!

Watch our candy craftsmen seven days a week. July and August, open 7 days and evenings.

Cooked in a copper…

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Downtown Traverse City, which includes the Downtown Development Authority (DDA), the Downtown Traverse City Association (DTCA) and Auto Parking…

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The Minervini Group welcomes you to The Village at Grand Traverse Commons, where one of the largest, historic preservation and adaptive reuse…

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The Great Lakes Equestrian Festival features 7 weeks of outstanding competition at Flintfields Horse Park near Traverse City, MI.

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Mackinaw Brewing was the first brewpub to open up in downtown Traverse City. We specialize in amazing hand-crafted brews, delicious smoked meats, and…

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  • (231) 933-1100
  • 161 East Front Street Traverse City, MI 49684
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  • 231-943-2250
  • 300 E. Front Street
  • View Taproot Cider House location on the Map

Join us aboard the schooner Manitou, one of the largest sailing vessels on the Great Lakes. Enjoy a unique adventure back in time as you discover the…

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www.7monkstap.com

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  • 231-421-8410
  • 128 S. Union St, Traverse City, Mi 49684
  • View Low Bar Spirits & Concoctions location on the Map
  • View 7 Monks Taproom location on the Map

The Exchange is an exciting new place in Traverse City to find new, eclectic fashions and accessories. The Exchange is more than just a retail shop…

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http://brewtc.com Traverse City’s Finest Espresso Lounge & Coffeehouse. Coffee, Tea, Espresso, Microbrews, Local Wine, Seasonal Drinks, Food & Live…

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  • 231-946-2739
  • 108 E. Front Street, Traverse City, Mi 49684
  • View Brew Expresso Lounge & Cafe location on the Map

A bohemian boutique featuring handcrafted works of Michigan artists.

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  • (231) 929-0340
  • 122 Cass St
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Founded in 1966, Benjamin Twiggs is the original purveyor of fine cherry products in northern Michigan. Throughout our history, we have remained true…

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  • (231) 947-0208
  • 1213 East Front Street Traverse City, MI 49686
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Turtle Creek Casino is located 4 miles east of Traverse City on M-72 in Williamsburg, Michigan. Play your favorite slots from penny to $100…

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Traverse City's Brewpub & Taproom

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  • (231) 943-2053
  • 229 Lake Ave
  • View Rare Bird Brew Pub location on the Map

Wilson Antiques, Northern Michigan’s Largest Antique Mall, is situated in beautiful downtown Traverse City and now also in Acme! The historic century…

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Copper Falls...an experience in good taste Traverse City's only TRUE steakhouse. Serving lunch and dinner everyday! Fully stocked wine cellar.…

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  • (231) 943-1103
  • 1796 S. Garfield Ave
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Welcome to the Filling Station Microbrewery!

The Filling Station Microbrewery features handcrafted ales by the rails and wood-fired flatbreads. Located…

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Welcome to Mary's Kitchen Port! Come in and browse our well stocked kitchen store, carrying the best in kitchen wares and gadgets. Stop in for a lunch…

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With 6 convenient locations in Traverse City, Interlochen, Acme and Northport, Tom's Food Markets is a full service supermarket offering products and

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Traverse Area Vacation Rentals has managed vacation homes since 2000. We specialize in short-term rentals and also handle long-term leasing. In…

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