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Top Traverse City Beach Resorts & Hotels

Grand Beach Resort Hotel $71
Grand Beach Resort Hotel

Grand Beach Resort Hotel

1683 US 31 N, Traverse City, MI
     
    2.5 out of 5.0

    Nestled on the beach, this Traverse City hotel is just steps from Traverse City State Park and Grand Traverse Bay. Front Street is 2.5 mi (4.1 km) away.

    Sugar Beach Resort Hotel $71
    Sugar Beach Resort Hotel

    Sugar Beach Resort Hotel

    1773 US 31 N, Traverse City, MI
       
      2.5 out of 5.0

      Nestled on the beach, this Traverse City hotel is just steps from Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf and Grand Traverse Bay. Front Street is 2.7 mi (4.3 km) away.

      ParkShore Resort $70
      ParkShore Resort

      ParkShore Resort

      1401 US 31 North, Traverse City, MI
         
        2.0 out of 5.0

        Nestled on the beach, this Traverse City hotel is just steps from Traverse City State Park and Grand Traverse Bay. Front Street is 2.4 mi (3.8 km) away.

        Bayshore Resort $79
        Bayshore Resort

        Bayshore Resort

        833 East Front Street, Traverse City, MI
           
          3.0 out of 5.0

          Nestled on the beach, this Traverse City hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Grand Traverse Bay and Front Street. Traverse City Beach is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) away.

          Holiday Inn Resort West Bay Beach $85
          Holiday Inn Resort West Bay Beach

          Holiday Inn Resort West Bay Beach

          615 E Front Street, Traverse City, MI
             
            3.0 out of 5.0

            With direct access to the beach, this Traverse City hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Grand Traverse Bay, Front Street, and Traverse City Beach. Bryant Park and Traverse Area District Library are also within 15 minutes.

            The Beach Haus Resort Get Rates
            The Beach Haus Resort

            The Beach Haus Resort

            1489 US 31 North, Traverse City, MI
               
              2.0 out of 5.0

              Nestled on the beach, this Traverse City hotel is just steps from Traverse City State Park and Grand Traverse Bay. Front Street is 2.5 mi (4 km) away.

              Cherry Tree Inn & Suites $99
              Cherry Tree Inn & Suites

              Cherry Tree Inn & Suites

              2345 US 31 N, Traverse City, MI
                 
                2.5 out of 5.0

                Nestled on the beach, this Traverse City hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf and Grand Traverse Bay. Traverse City State Park and Mt. Holiday Ski Area are also within 1 mi (2 km).

                Harbor Lights Resort $79
                Harbor Lights Resort

                Harbor Lights Resort

                15 S. Second Street, Frankfort, MI
                   
                  2.5 out of 5.0

                  This Frankfort hotel is located on the waterfront, nestled on the beach a short distance from Elizabeth Lane Oliver Center for the Arts, Frankfort Beach, and Frankfort Light. Nearby attractions also include Elberta Beach.

                  Oceanfront Hotels in Traverse City

                  Cherry Tree Inn & Suites $99
                  Cherry Tree Inn & Suites

                  Cherry Tree Inn & Suites

                  2345 US 31 N, Traverse City, MI
                     
                    2.5 out of 5.0

                    Nestled on the beach, this Traverse City hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf and Grand Traverse Bay. Traverse City State Park and Mt. Holiday Ski Area are also within 1 mi (2 km).

                    Beach Condominium Hotel Get Rates
                    Beach Condominium Hotel

                    Beach Condominium Hotel

                    1995 Us 31 North Traverse City, Traverse City, MI
                       
                      3.0 out of 5.0

                      Located in Traverse City, this beachfront condo building is in the city center and within 1 mi (2 km) of Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf and Grand Traverse Bay. Front Street is 3 mi (4.8 km) away.

                      Good Harbor Bay Estate, Lake Michigan Get Rates
                      Good Harbor Bay Estate, Lake Michigan

                      Good Harbor Bay Estate, Lake Michigan

                      220 S Manitou trail, Lake Leelanau, MI
                         
                        3.0 out of 5.0

                        This Lake Leelanau vacation home is on the beach, 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Van's Beach and Manitou Island Transit. Manitou Passage Golf Club and Historic Fishtown are also within 6 mi (10 km).

                        Leeward Cottage Get Rates
                        Leeward Cottage

                        Leeward Cottage

                        3987 S West Bay Shore Dr., Traverse City, MI
                           
                          3.5 out of 5.0

                          Situated on the waterfront, this vacation home is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Grand Traverse Bay.

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                          Traverse City Beach Hotel Guide

                          As your feet melt into the sand and your gaze floats across the horizon, you can’t help but feel silly about your expectations before arriving here. Whereas you once only associated mornings at the beach and afternoons at wineries with California or some international locale, you’re nowhere of the sort, yet that’s exactly what’s on today’s agenda. This is the beachside escape you’ve been wanting, wise wanderer. Welcome to Traverse City, Michigan.

                          With nearly 30 freshwater beaches, more than 50 unique wineries, and an abundance of outdoor activities, there’s plenty to keep you occupied on your visit to northern Michigan. And if you’re planning a trip to Traverse City, beachfront hotels are where you want to stay. But before taking off on your Midwestern adventure, there are a couple of questions you might like answered:

                          What are the beaches like near Traverse City?

                          More than two dozen beaches are scattered around Traverse City, each with its own charm and personality Here are a few of the most popular spots, with a glimpse of what you can expect at each of them:

                          • Bryant Park Beach: Ideal for families with small children, this beach has playgrounds aplenty and lots of grills for your barbecuing needs.
                          • Clinch Park Beach: Spanning more than 1,500 feet along the waterfront, Clinch Park is another great beach for picnics and spending time with the family.
                          • East Bay Park Beach: Located at the mouth of Mitchell Creek, this alluring beach has some of the shallowest water around, and is in proximity to many of Traverse City’s must-see spots.
                          • Sunset Park Beach: This relaxing escape is ideal for quiet afternoon along the coast.
                          • West End Beach: One of the busiest beaches in Traverse City, this hangout is as popular with boaters as it is with sunbathers. Volleyball is also a favorite pastime here, and the nearness to downtown means you dine at many spots within steps of the sand.

                          When should I visit Traverse City’s beaches?

                          Based on the kind of vacation you’re in the mood for, you can book a stay at the beach when it’s best for you. Here are some reasons to visit during each season:

                          • Spring: Expect minimal crowds and cheap rates on Traverse City hotels on the beach during this time of year when the landscape turns stunning shades of green and the beach starts to warm.
                          • Summer: This is prime-time for sun worshippers, so if your sole reason for visiting this city is to spend time on the sand and in the water, this season is your best bet. Enjoy a shoreline that spans as far as the eye can see, or head inland for some excellent cycling and hiking trails.
                          • Fall: The still-refreshing waters of Lake Michigan make it easy to enjoy the summer weather well into September. This is also the best time of year for wine tasting.
                          • Winter: Michigan certainly gets its fair share of snow. No one’s going to stop you from taking a blustery walk or polar bear club dip in the frigid waters. But most locals migrate toward the hills, dusting off their skis, snowboards, and snowshoes in lieu of their swimsuits at this time of year.

                          Why wait another minute to book your stay at one of the Traverse City beach hotels? Expedia makes it easy to reserve a room at the Grand Beach Resort Hotel, the Holiday Inn Resort West Bay Beach, or anywhere you want to stay. Lock down your lakeside room today and stretch out on the sand tomorrow.

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