Traverse City, Michigan: Top Travel Destination for Beaches, Wine, Golf
Traverse City, Michigan, is gaining attention as a top travel destination. In fact, Travel + Leisure magazine recently ranked Traverse City as one of America's Favorite Towns, and Trip Advisor has named it one of its Top Midwest Travel Spots.
Nearby is one of the Midwest's finest full-service, year-round resort destinations for golf, spa, and group outings—Grand Traverse Resort and Spa. The 900-acre property is located along the sandy shores of Lake Michigan's East Grand Traverse Bay.
With three championship golf courses (including the Jack Nicklaus-designed The Bear), full-service spa, private beach club, and nine tennis courts, the resort offers ample ways to enjoy one of the Midwest's most popular getaway destinations. The property can comfortably accommodate groups large and small with its 86,500 square feet of indoor and outdoor function space and nearly six hundred rooms between its tower, hotel, and condominiums.
Less than four miles away, Vegas-style gaming is available at Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel. Complimentary shuttle service will escort groups to play slots and table games including blackjack, poker, roulette, and craps.
The Resort's five restaurants and lounges feature menus that change seasonally, utilizing locally grown, fresh ingredients from Michigan as well as a selection of local wines and microbrews. Aerie Restaurant & Lounge, located on the sixteenth floor of the tower, features superb cuisine and magnificent views of Grand Traverse Bay and the surrounding region.
A ten-minute drive from Cherry Capital Airport (TVC), Grand Traverse Resort and Spa is situated in the northwest corner of Michigan's Lower Peninsula, along Lake Michigan's East Grand Traverse Bay.