The quaint Traverse City is located on the banks of Lake Michigan. But that's just one reason why people are eager to snap up Traverse City hotel packages. Traverse City vacations are popular amongst those seeking to visit a charming and picturesque city with a small-town vibe. Beer lovers, foodies, and anyone wishing simply to immerse themselves in northern Michigan will love visiting Traverse City.
When planning your vacation, look into car rentals in Traverse City to see the city's many attractions. One of the area's top attractions is the 64-mile-long Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Swim, hike, and take in the view in what was once voted the "Most Beautiful Place in America." You'll also need a car to visit the area's many wineries. If you yearn to feel the breeze in your hair, take a two-hour or daylong Tall Ship cruise, or go horseback riding in Boardman Valley. For indoor fun, visit the area's four museums. The Dennos Museum is one of the Midwest's most noteworthy small art museums.
Traverse is the Cherry Capital of World, and the eight-day National Cherry Festival held each summer is a local favorite. Hotel deals in Traverse City get snapped up quickly around festival time, so book early. Home to more than 40 wineries, many of the area's special events are wine-themed. The Traverse City Wine and Art Festival and Diva's Uncorked (a wine-themed "girls night out") both occur each June. If you love craft brews, you're in luck, too. The Traverse City Summer Microbrew & Music Festival in August is a must-attend weekend event.
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