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, Stayz 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.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Traverse City?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,357 holiday rentals around Traverse City. From 348 cottages to 348 cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Traverse City is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Clinch Park Beach: 1,256 holiday rentals
  • The Crown Golf Club: 1,235 holiday rentals
  • Traverse City State Park: 1,175 holiday rentals
  • Wuerfel Park: 975 holiday rentals
  • Hickory Hills Ski Area: 1,442 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Traverse City listed on Stayz 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 Cottages in Traverse City?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 348 Cottages in Traverse City. Our other popular types of Traverse City holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 348 holiday houses
  • Houses: 612 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 282 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios 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 44 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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