Traverse City Hotel's Location near Beaches and Casino
Traverse City is an outdoors lover's paradise: there are more than 150 clear inland lakes and rivers, as well as the gorgeous Grand Traverse Bay, at your fingertips. Enjoy a bike ride in either direction of the 10.5-mile, paved TART Trail. This urban transportation corridor travels from the eastern end point at M-72 (Bates Road) in Acme Township through Traverse City to the western end point at the M-22/M-72 intersection. You can also drive out to the bay for sailing, swimming and boating. If canoeing and fishing aren't your style, don't worry—
there's plenty more to do in Traverse City. This hotel's location places you just minutes from Turtle Creek Casino and near historic sites, such as Old Mission Lighthouse and Victorian home tours. You can take a care-free day and tour the Leelanau Peninsula or Old Mission winery trail while the rest of the family takes in a Beach Bums baseball game.Visit these attractions while staying at the Country Inn & Suites:
Named one of the Top Ten Beach Towns in the US by AOL Travel, Traverse City has a gorgeous expanse of beaches along the Grand Traverse Bay. If you want to sunbathe, swim or participate in watersports, consider these nearby options: Milliken Park (5 minutes), Bryant Park (5 minutes) Clinch Park and Marina (10 minutes), West End Park (10 minutes) and Elmwood Park Beach (10 minutes).
- The City Opera House (8.5 mi)
Experience an entertaining show and a bit of Traverse City history at this opera house, which is one of only six historically intact Victorian opera houses in the state.
Phone: +1 (231) 941-808
- Golfing in the Grand Traverse Area
Offering unsurpassed natural beauty and challenging designs from Nicklaus, Palmer, Player and Weiskopf, the golf courses throughout Leelanau, Grand Traverse, Benzie and Antrim counties are a must for avid players.
- Great Lakes Children's Museum (4.1 mi)
Let your kids learn more about the water by visiting this interactive museum, where they can pretend to pilot a freighter, build aqueducts, run a lighthouse and much more.
Phone: +1 (231) 932-4526
- Horse Shows by the Bay (8.5 mi)
If you're visiting during the summer, join in this annual equestrian festival at Flintfields Horse Park. Events include the International Olympic disciplines of show jumping and dressage, as well as competitions for show hunter, open breed and equitation riders.
Phone: +1 (231) 267-3700
- Interlochen Center for the Arts (17.5 mi)
A National Medal of Arts winner, Interlochen presents more than 600 shows and events every year. If you're visiting during the summer, then join the fun at the Interlochen Shakespeare Festival.
- Music House Museum (11.8 mi)
For a unique look at music history, tour this museum devoted to automated musical machines, such as a Belgian dance organ and Wurlitzer Theater Organ.
Phone: +1 (231) 938-9300
- Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore (26 mi)
Explore the Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive, race friends on the dunes and tour the South Manitou Island Lighthouse at this national park.
Phone: +1 (231) 326-5134
- State Theater (1.9 mi)
Averaging 365 new and specialty films each year, the State Theater is the perfect entertainment option during your stay. Be sure to arrive early for your film so you can stock up on the affordable concessions.
Phone: +1 (231) 947-4800
- Tall Ship Manitou (4.1 mi)
For a different kind of boating experience, sail on the bay in this replica of an 1800s "coasting" cargo schooner.
Phone: +1 (231) 941-2000
- Turtle Creek Casino (9.4 mi)
Open 24/7, this 56,000-square-foot casino offers slots, various table games and weekly poker tournaments.
Phone: +1 (800) 922-2WIN