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Traverse City Michigan - Things to do


Attractions

Among the Northern Michigan Vacation Rentals in Traverse City, few can compare to the beauty, and serenity of Cedar Lake Lodge. We have private frontage on Cedar Lake, Pontoon Boat, Kayaks, Water Trampoline, and Game Room. Surrounded by towering hardwoods, you may not want to go anywhere else, but if you do. Here are some area attractions.
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Links provided for great ideas for Northern Michigan Fun!*

Western Michigan Vacations

There are over 50 lakes in the area, for boating, fishing, and water-sports fun! We have listed just a few below, as well as much, much, more!



- Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore - A must see! 72,000 acres of protected dune land, and lakeshore. Located from just north of Ctrstal Lake on M-22, all the way to just south of Leland. Endless beaches, dune climb, hiking, overlooks, biking, etc... Visit the towns of Empire, Glen Arbor, and Leland for shopping, restaurants, coffee etc... Info center in Empire (888) 334-8499. If short on time, Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive, and The Dune Climb, on M-109 north of Empire.

www.sleepingbeardunes.com/


Empire Bluff Hike - A must see! bring your camera! In the city of Empire. From W. Front St., take Lake St. south to parking area on right. Easy, 1 mile hike, w/spectacular views. Get those post card pictures here!


- Beaches, boating, and water-sports, too many to list!

       - Long Lake, beach, and boat launch                  2 miles

       - Grand Traverse Bay                                           9 miles

       - Empire Public Beach                                        17 miles

       - Sleeping Bear Beaches         18-25 miles


- Visit a real working vineyard, do some wine tasting!

       - Raftshol Vineyards - Featured in The Detroit News for their award winning wines!

http://raftshol.com/

(231) 271-5650


- Wine Tours - These tour companies will pick you up at your door!

       - Celtic Shuttles 


www.celticshuttles.com

(231) 313-5458

       - Traverse City Limos 


www.traversecitylimos.com

(231) 935-1933

       - Paradise Tours

(231) 218-2317



- Boat cruises

     - Manitou Island Transit - South, and North Manitou Island cruises, and day trips.


http://www.leelanau.com/manitou/manitou.html  

(231) 256-2601

     - Traverse Tall Ship Company - Daily excursions, real to life Tall ships!  


www.tallshipsailing.com/ 

(231) 941-2000

     - Sleeping Bear Cruises - From Downtown Frankfort.


www.sleepingbeardunescruise.com/ 

(231) 352-8102


- Parasail! - Breathtaking aerial views of the fabulous Traverse City Bay Area. Fun, safe, and exciting for the whole family, regardless of age, or skills. 

       - Traverse Bay Parasail


http://www.TBParasail.com

(231) 929-7272


- Horseback Riding 

       - Outrider Stables - Lake Ann

Outrider Horseback Riding

(231) 275-7065

       - H & H Stables - Empire


www.h-hstables.com/

(231) 326-5150


- Glider Ride! -

        - Northwest Michigan Soaring Club


www.northwestsoaringclub.org/

(231) 352-6123


- Airplane Tour

       - Orchard Beach Aviation - Manistee, Mi

(231) 723-8095


- Rent a bike - Downtown T.C.

       - Brick wheels - 736 E. 8th St.

www.brickwheels.com/?i=rentals

(231) 947-4274


- Kite Board Lessons

       - Boneah Brothers

broneah.com/

(231) 392-2212


- Skydiving - Yes skydiving!! Harbor Springs, and T.C.

Skydive Harbor Springs Info

(231) 242-8822


- Charter Fishing! - Lake Trout, Salmon.

       - Frankfort, or Traverse City.

http://www.micharterboats.com/michigan/index.html


Boat, Jet Ski, and Snowmobile rental - Delivered!

       - Sunset Watersports

www.SunsetWatersports.com

(231) 932-1800


- Canoeing, & Tubing

       - Riverside Canoe Trips - Platte River, to Lake Michigan.

www.CanoeMichigan.com


(231)  352-5622

     

- True North General Store - Crystal River, Glen Arbor.

(231) 947-7433


- Balloon Rides!

       - Grand Traverse Baloon


www.grandtraverseballoons.com

(231) 947-7433


- Downtown Traverse City - Up North Gem, world class dining, shops, etc...


- The Village at Grand Traverse Commons - World class restaurants, shops, cafes, winery. Converted State Hospital grounds, unique, and fun!


- Leland Fishtown - Unique turn of the century preserved fishing village. In beautiful Leland.


- Visit Glen Arbor - Great food, great beaches, art galleries, coolest mini golf. In the heart of Sleeping Bear!


- Visit downtown Frankfort - Quaint, fun, great food, great shops, great beaches!


-America's Best Ice Cream - (Good Morning America) 

       - Moomers - Just west of T.C. on N. Long Lake Rd.

(231) 941-4122


- Golfing - Too many to list!

       - Mistwood - 7568 Sweet Lake Rd. Lake Ann, Mi

(231) 275-5500

       - Cedar Hills - 7525 Cedar Run Rd. Traverse City, Mi

(231) 947-8237

       - Dunes Golf Club - Empire, Mi 

(231) 326-5390

       - Sugarloaf - 4500 Sugarloaf Mtn. Rd. Cedar, Mi

(231) 228-5461

       Crystal Mtn. - 12500 Crystal Mtn. Dr. Thompsonville, Mi

(231) 378-2000



- Movies/Cinema

       - Cherrybowl Drive-in - Retro flashback, fun, fun, fun!


www.cherrybowldrivein.com

(231) 325-3413

       - Frankfort Garden - Newly restored!


www.frankfortgardentheater.com/

(231) 352-7561

       - State Theatre - Downtown Traverse City, home of The T.C. Film Festival. The Latest in independent films.


statetheatretc.org/

       - Horizon Cinemas

(231) 933-6388

       - G.T Mall Cinemas

(231) 941-9575


- Concerts

       - Interlochen - World class concerts, and entertainment!


http://tickets.interlochen.org/

(231) 276-7800


- Catch a ball game

        - Traverse City Beach Bums - Minor League Baseball!!


www.traversecitybeachbums.com/welcome.php

(231) 943-0100


- Spa - Treat yourself!

       - Impres Salon & Spa - Traverse City

(231) 941-9094

       - Grand Traverse Resort & Spa - Acme

i-800-236-1577

       - Crystal Mtn. - Thompsonville

(231) 378-2000


Traverse City Dining


Glen Arbor Dining


Frankfort Dining


Traverse City Autism Doctor

Traverse City Michigan Rental things to do page.

* These links are provided as a courtesy only. Businesses and services are constantly changing. Although we do check the validity of these links from time to time, we do not own these businesses and can not control there services. It is up to you, the traveler to verify wether these links and services are currently available for your particular needs.
 Happy Vacationing!  

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"The Cedar Lake Lodge"
3704 & 3736 Avery Trail
Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 632-0833