Traverse City: A Weekend in Wine Country!

Group 6 Traverse City, Michigan
Summer, Fall
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About the location

You don't have to travel to Napa or Italy to find an affordable and picturesque wine country. Traverse City, located on the gorgeous Grand Traverse Bay, is home to over 40 wineries and countless breweries making it a perfect weekend adventure. Whether you're looking for a romantic getaway or an insta-worthy girls weekend, you're sure to find something for everyone in this quaint northern Michigan town. Located only 40 minutes outside the city is the breathtaking Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore which offers countless hiking trails along the Lake Michigan shoreline.

Guide Highlights

Winery Guide

With 40+ wineries to choose from I narrow it down to my favorite stops on both the Old Mission and Leelanau Peninsulas.

Sample 3-day and Pet-Friendly Itinerary

Guide includes a sample 3-day and pet-friendly itinerary to help you make the most of your time and hit all the must-see stops.

Guide Summary

In this complete guide to a weekend in Traverse City I share information on getting there, getting around and where to stay. I also include a guide to my favorite wineries and breweries as well as 15 restaurant suggestions. The guide ends with a sample 3-day itinerary and a bonus pet-friendly guide if you're traveling with your furry friend.

Featured in this guide

Local food
Foodie favorites
Group 38 Bike-friendly
Group 36 Shopping
Group 33 Walkable
Kayaking / Canoeing
Group 13 Public transportation

Great for these trips

Family with kids
Girls / Guys Trip
Family without kids
Romantic / Honeymoon
Active / Adventure
Weekend Getaway


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  • Guide Architect

    Jessica Springer

    Jessica Springer

    Travel and lifestyle blogger based in Michigan. Type-A personality to the core. Love for travel planning and exploring new places.

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