Destination guide

Delight in the lakeside landscape of Traverse City

Enjoy the area's festivals, wineries and opera with a rental holiday home in Traverse City. Renowned for its lake, boating and beaches, this city welcomes all visitors. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Traverse City

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Traverse City has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hickory Hills Ski Area (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Bay Meadows Golf Course (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • The Crown Golf Club (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Elmbrook Golf Course (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Mt. Holiday Ski Area (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)

Seasonal weather in Traverse City

Travellers enjoy Traverse City for its boating. If you're planning a holiday around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 26°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Traverse City

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Traverse City. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Clinch Park (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Traverse City Beach (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Bryant Park (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Traverse City State Park (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Interlochen State Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Haserot Beach (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Traverse City

Fly into Traverse City, MI (TVC-Cherry Capital), the closest airport, located 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Traverse City?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,374 holiday rentals near Traverse City. From 642 Houses to 384 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Traverse City for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Traverse City?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Traverse City. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Clinch Park Beach: 1,264 holiday rentals
  • Traverse City State Park: 1,187 holiday rentals
  • Centre Ice Arena: 1,069 holiday rentals
  • Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf: 1,200 holiday rentals
  • The Dennos Museum Center: 1,248 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Traverse City listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Traverse City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 642 Houses in Traverse City. Our other popular types of Traverse City holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 384 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 384 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 250 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Traverse City?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 47 holiday homes with pool available in Traverse City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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