Top Attractions near Hotel's Traverse City, Michigan Location
With more than 150 clear inland lakes and rivers, and the beautiful Grand Traverse Bay nearby, you will have a multitude of attractions and activities to keep you entertained during your stay at the Country Inn & Suites. Take advantage of the 10.5-mile, paved TART Trail to enjoy a bike ride 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. This hotel's Traverse City, Michigan location also puts you close to the bay for a day of sailing, swimming or boating. For guests feeling lucky, hit the Turtle Creek Casino, or for a more subdued activity, tour the Old Mission Lighthouse or nearby Victorian homes.These attractions are close by for your entertainment:
When warm weather prevails, head to the beaches along the Grand Traverse Bay in Traverse City, named one of the Top 10 Beach Towns in the US by AOL Travel. For sunbathing, swimming or participating 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 miles)
Treat yourself to an entertaining show at this opera house, featuring national, international, regional and local performances. The opera house is one of only six intact, historic Victorian opera houses in the state.
Phone: +1 (231) 941-8082
- Golfing in the Grand Traverse Area
Avid golfers won't want to miss out on playing one of the challenging courses, featuring designs by Nicklaus, Palmer, Player and Weiskopf, throughout Leelanau, Grand Traverse, Benzie and Antrim counties.
- Great Lakes Children's Museum (4.1 miles)
This interactive museum provides hours of entertainment for children. Exhibits allow children to pretend to pilot a freighter, build aquaducts, run a lighthouse and much more.
Phone: +1 (231) 932-4526
- Horse Shows by the Bay (8.5 miles)
This annual equestrian festival takes place in July 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 miles)
For an outstanding cultural experience, check out this winner of the National Medal of Arts, which hosts more than 600 shows and events every year. If you're visiting during the summer, be sure to join the fun at the Interlochen Shakespeare Festival.
- Music House Museum (11.8 miles)
Music lovers appreciate a tour of this museum, dedicated to the history, artistry and evolution of automated musical machines like the Belgian dance organ and Wurlitzer Theater Organ.
Phone: +1 (231) 938-9300
- Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore (26 miles)
This national park will leave you in awe of the spectacular views. During your visit, explore the Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive, discover unique flora and fauna, climb the dunes and tour the South Manitou Island Lighthouse.
Phone: +1 (231) 326-5134
- State Theater (1.9 miles)
See amazing independent films at this entertainment destination, averaging 365 new and specialty films each year as part of the theater's Traverse City Film Festival, founded by Michael Moore.
Phone: +1 (231) 947-4800
- Tall Ship Manitou (4.1 miles)
For a different perspective of the bay, climb aboard this replica of an 1800s "coasting" cargo schooner for an awesome waterway tour.
Phone: +1 (231) 941-2000
- Turtle Creek Casino (9.4 miles)
Enjoy around-the-clock gaming at this 56,000-square-foot casino, offering slots, various table games and weekly poker tournaments.
Phone: +1 (800) 922-2WIN
- True Blue Charters (4.5 miles)
Come fish with one of the best charter fishing companies in the area.
Phone:+1 (231) -218-4493