CULTURE

There are few, if any, areas in the country that offer the vast array of culture offerings available in the Grand Traverse Region. A symphony orchestra, an international arts academy, wineries, craft breweries, live theater, festivals, an art museum center, an equestrian festival, numerous art fairs, a year-round book festival, galleries, historic buildings, unique shopping and boutiques and the list goes on.

FESTIVALS and POINTS OF INTEREST

FOOD AND DRINK

The culinary arts and fine cuisine have become a hallmark of the Grand Traverse area. Lively farmers markets and friendly roadside stands offer up the rich bounty of the local farmers for residents, restaurants and visitors. Restaurants offer Top chefs the likes of Mario Batali have been drawn here to cook, work and live. Traverse City is the home of the Great Lakes Culinary Institute.

  • Top 5 Foodie Towns in America Bon Appetit
  • Top 5 Food Towns in the Midwest Living
  • Top 10 places to Enjoy Local Wines USA Today
  • Top 3 Emerging Beer Towns in the USA Draft Magazine
  • Top 10 Wine Destinations Trip Advisor
  • Mario Batali's Love Affair with Northern Michigan

SPORTS AND RECREATION

Hiking, biking, golfing, skiing, snowshoeing, fishing, hunting, classic car tours, snowmobiling...what's your pleasure? We even have our own minor league baseball team, The Traverse City Beach Bums.

Offices in: Traverse City, Kalkaska, Manistee, Frankfort

500 S Union
Traverse City, MI 49684
231-941-4500

12930 S West Bayshore
Traverse City, MI 49684
231-941-5600

303 N Cedar
Kalkaska, MI 49646
231-258-8046

327 1st St
Manistee, MI 49660
231-887-4777

601 Main St
Frankfort, MI 49635
231-352-5200