Dennos Museum Center
A hands-on Discovery Gallery is especially popular with children. The Milliken Auditorium showcases visual arts, sciences and the performing arts, including theatre, dance and music. See what exhibits, upcoming events and collections are on display.
Grand Traverse Mall
The Grand Traverse Mall, the largest mall in Traverse City, opened in 1992 and immediately began attracting well-known stores as tenants and quantities of customers from close by and from as far away as three hours. Located 2 miles south of Great Wolf Lodge.
Old Mission Peninsula & Wineries
Relax on a leisurely drive through a rural landscape with breathtaking views. Stop at one of the many renowned wineries or visit the cherry and apple orchards along the way to the Old Mission Light-House which has been open since 1870.
Old Town Playhouse
Old Town Playhouse was created in April 1960 to bring amateur theatre to northern Michigan. Located just three blocks from downtown Traverse City, the Old Town Playhouse season runs annually from September through May with a variety of productions. Performance areas include a 358-seat main stage auditorium and an 80-seat studio theatre. Get the schedule of upcoming performances and buy your tickets.
Point Betsie Lighthouse
Point Betsie Lighthouse is located on the Lake Michigan shore just south of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and about five miles north of Frankfort, Michigan. Point Betsie is one of the most photographed lighthouses in the United States. Get hours, tours and events here.
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
You will find a wide variety of activities for every age available to you at the Lakeshore. Climb the dunes, swim at one of the many beaches, or take a hike through the Maple/Beech forest to some beautiful overlooks. Maybe you will want to spend some time in the museums or tour Port Oneida to learn about the rich history and culture of the area.
The Great Lakes Children's Museum
Devoted to lakes, science, conservation, history and more, The Great Lakes Children's Museum offers hands-on, inquiry-based, educational fun for people of all ages. Plan your visit here.
Traverse City Beach Bums Professional Baseball
Head out to the ball game for some Frontier League action watching the Traverse City Beach Bums. With a family-friendly-fun-filled environment, join the locals in cheering on the hometown team. See the schedule and get your tickets.