It may have been cold across the country this winter, but you can look forward to a wonderful Spring Break especially when you consider Traverse City as your destination. Our beautiful vacation home has everything you could want for a thrilling trip from exciting attractions to wonderful activities. Take a look at why you will be considering Traverse City as the destination for your Traverse City Spring Break getaway:
Capital City of Craft Beer in Michigan
Spring Break is a vacation outing for the whole family but the adults will have plenty of fun too waiting for them. Traverse City has become notable for its increasing number of craft breweries here in the area. The adults in your group will be able to find plenty of handcrafted ales that sure to go down smooth. Stop by popular breweries in the area that include The Workshop Brewing Company, Mackinaw Brewing Company, and MiddleCoast Brewing Company. Each of these breweries feature a hip taproom where you can enjoy their core beers along with exciting seasonal ales. Some of these breweries such as The Workshop even feature food so the whole family can hang out.
Shop at The Village
Spring Break is a great time to enjoy a little R&R here in Traverse City and there is no better place for that than The Village at Grand Traverse Commons. This historic hospital was turned into a vast shopping and dining center. Guests will find a variety of shops to find the perfect gift to take back home with you. The restaurants have cuisines of all types. Or take a stroll around the arboretum for some relaxing hiking. The Village has it all.
Ski Down Crystal Mountain
Approximately 45 minutes outside of Traverse City you will find Crystal Mountain. This extravagant peak features some of the best downhill skiing in the state. Explore the 58 different trails that can be accessed across 8 different ski lifts. Of course, if you are a beginner, you can always take an introductory lesson or grab some gear from the gear shop. Either way you are in for a great time here at Crystal Mountain.
Traverse City Is Waiting
It might still be cool during your Traverse City Spring Break, and you will love your time here in the area. Come take advantage of our slower travel season and have all of these activities to yourself. Book one of our vacation rentals today.
Valentine’s Day is a special holiday that lets you treat your loved one to an experience like no other. Do something even more special for the upcoming Valentine’s Day holiday by reserving a vacation getaway here in Traverse City. You will find plenty of romantic activities for you and your loved ones to enjoy. Take a look at how to book your Traverse City Valentine’s Day romantic getaway today:
Romantic Dining for Two
When you visit Traverse City, you will find a variety of incredible restaurants that will serve the best Valentine’s Day dinner for two. Come experience a romantic evening at restaurants such as amical. This fine dining establishment serves up European cuisine in a bistro style setting. The bright colors provide the perfect backdrop to your meal that focuses on seasonal and themed entrees. Reservations are always needed for a holiday such as Valentine’s Day. The Cook’s House is a petite and chef owned restaurant in the area that uses sustainable fare. You can enjoy one of their delicious meals or attend a cooking class with the head chef and owner. Don’t let the understated space make you assume this restaurant offers anything less than the best.
Spa Experience for Two
Come relax during your romantic getaway in Traverse City by having a spa experience with your loved one. Local spas such as Serenity Spa offer a variety of services that are sure to help you feel your best. A couples massage is the perfect Valentine’s Day activity. Serenity Spa has been around for years and continues to be a local favorite for spa sanctuaries.
Visit a Winery
Traverse City has various wineries and vineyards in the surrounding area that make for the perfect Valentine’s Day outing. Head over to Rover Estate Vineyard & Winery to see where their incredible grapes are grown. Each wine is produced locally, and you can try out a tasting flight to see how everything comes together. Enjoy the flight before purchasing a bottle to take back with you to your vacation rental.
Traverse City Is Waiting
As you can see, there are quite a few ways to enjoy your Traverse City Valentine’s Day retreat with us. Treat your loved one to an incredible experience by reserving one of our vacation rentals here in the area. Get ready for Valentine’s Day by finding the perfect rental for you and your loved one.
When it comes to planning for the best stay in Traverse City you simply cannot go wrong with our selection of premier rentals. Traverse City often sees visitors travel in large groups such as extended family or groups of friends traveling together. Instead of reserving multiple hotel rooms book one of our large vacation properties here in town. We offer a gorgeous 5-bedroom home that is very spacious with 6,300 total square footage. Take a look at what is inside this incredible Traverse City property:
Charming Traverse City Home
You will fall in love with this unique property the moment you arrive. The rustic blue shingles on the exterior and giant driveway welcome you up to the home. The property is three stories in height and will be a comfortable stay every night you are here. Step inside and find yourself in a spacious open floor plan that connects all of the common areas. A vaulted ceiling can be found in the living area along with a flat screen Smart TV and gas fireplace. The gourmet kitchen is off to the side and has everything you need to prepare a meal for your guests. The modern oak cabinetry and granite black countertops match perfectly with the modern lighting. Enjoy your meal at the kitchen bar or have a seat at the spacious dining room table. These common areas have you covered during your stay. Don’t forget about the multiple entertainment rooms that have fun options such as billiards tables and more.
Bedrooms and Bathrooms
Guests of this spacious property will find a total of five bedrooms waiting for you to sleep up to 10 guests at once. You will find the beds are fitted with fine linens and have en suite bathrooms in most of them. Some rooms even have private patio access.
It does not get better than hanging out by the pool, and you can do just that at this luxury property. You will also find yourself nearby the lake where you can find the local marina for any boat rental needs. The sun is always shining up here in Traverse City so make sure to soak up it up outdoors!
As you can see, this huge Traverse City property is perfect for a trip with family or friends. Make sure to book this highly desirable property before it is already reserved for your upcoming stay in Traverse City!
If you are like us, you cannot wait for the holidays to get here. That’s right, Christmas is just around the corner so make sure you start planning for your holiday adventures today. Traverse City is the perfect destination for you and your family where you can find a variety of holiday themed events and activities to enjoy. Take a look at the best Traverse City Christmas events and activities found here in town:
There is no stage performance more popular for the holidays than The Nutcracker. This timeless tale will be showcased here in Traverse City in the weeks leading up to Christmas. You can enjoy a performance at the Corson Auditorium at our neighbors in Interlochen. Performances will be held Thursday December 8th to Sunday December 11th. Come see the incredible costumes, breathtaking dancing, and live entertainment that this classic performance has to offer. Tickets start at just $17 so make sure to reserve your seats today.
Countin’ Down the Days to Christmas Holiday Craft and Vendor Show
Waiting until the last minute for your holiday shopping seems to be a common occurrence each year. This year make sure you have your gifts in hand in time for Christmas by visiting the Holiday Craft and Vendor Show. This local event will help you find the perfect gift for a loved one without having to settle on a last-minute item. A variety of vendors will be showing off their wares at the Grand Traverse Mall from December 17th through the 18th. You will find something for everyone so make sure to shop local here at the marketplace!
2022 Men’s and Ladies’ Night in Downtown Traverse City
Another great Christmas activity that will help you find the perfect gifts for a loved one are the upcoming Men’s and Ladies’ Night in Downtown Traverse City. These evenings have local restaurants and merchants located in Downtown Traverse City get together to an exciting night while you take care of some shopping. Expect plenty of great food, drink, and shopping deals to help encourage your participation. Ladies’ night will take place on December 8th while Men’s night will be on December 10th.
More Fun in Traverse City
As you can see, the holidays are heating up here in Traverse City so start booking your travel plans today. Our vacation rentals will keep you cozy all trip long for the holidays, letting you enjoy these Traverse City Christmas events and activities in style and comfort. See our beach condos in Traverse City here.
The colder weather is finally rolling through Traverse City, meaning the holidays are just around the corner. There are plenty of reasons to visit Traverse City for your next vacation getaway, but Thanksgiving should be the top reason to do so. Traverse City offers plenty of fall-themed activities that will keep the family having fun all stay long. Take a look at what you can expect from a Traverse City Thanksgiving stay with us:
Downtown Traverse City Light Parade
Each year, Traverse City throws one of the biggest parades in the state in preparation for the holidays. Make sure you do not miss out on the Downtown Traverse City Light Parade that offers a variety of festivities. The parade will see cars and trucks decked out in their best Christmas light attire as they roll down Front Street. The festivities will start at 5:30 PM on November 19th and will include caroling to help you prepare for Christmas. The light parade is next at 6:30 PM sharp, where residents of Traverse City will put on their best display. Don’t miss out on this popular tradition here in Traverse City that is free to attend!
Traverse City Turkey Trot
It would not be Thanksgiving without a Turkey Trot. For the unaware, Turkey Trots are an exciting fun run, usually a 5K, where you run for a good cause. Turkey Trots usually take place on Thanksgiving Day and give your body the little boost it needs in physical activity before you dine in on the delicious food later in the day. Traverse City will be hosting the 15th Annual Up North Media Traverse City Turkey Trot on Thursday November 24th so you can still have your racing fun. The event starts at 8:45 AM and expect to see plenty of racers dressed up in their best turkey attire. The event is free to watch, and runners have a small fee to pay; sign up early for the race to snag early bird pricing! Don’t miss out on the 15th Annual Up North Media Traverse City Turkey Trot this year!
Book Today for Traverse City
Enjoy these Thanksgiving-themed events and many fall-based activities when you visit for the Traverse City Thanksgiving. Our vacation rentals will keep you comfortable every night throughout your stay and keep you close to all of the fun here in town. Click here to see our downtown Traverse City vacation rentals.
A stay in Puerto Rico is never complete unless you book one of our exquisite vacation rentals here on the island. Having plenty of space and access to fine amenities will make your destination voyage one to remember. Villa Iris is the perfect Puerto Rico property for families as it comfortably sleeps up to 10 guests at once. Take a look at what this beautiful property has to offer:
Villa Iris is located at Lakeside Villas where visitors can find a variety of beautiful villa rentals. Entering the property is as easy as getting access through the gated entry. The property features beautiful water fountains, lakes, and tropical gardens to marvel at. Villa Iris is a two-story property that will provide you with a direct view of these beautiful sights. Guests will step inside and make their way back into the spacious living room area. The room comes complete with travertine tile flooring, a plush sofa and loveseat seating, vaulted ceilings, and a flat-screen TV. Villa Iris is absolutely huge with over 3,200 square footage of space. The main floor has an open floor plan that will take you right around the corner to the fully equipped kitchen. Expect to find full-size appliances, plenty of countertop space, and a spacious dining room area.
Bedrooms and Bathrooms
Villa Iris comes with three-person suites for the bedrooms providing tons of space for everyone. The master bedroom comes with a king-size bed with an engraved wooden bed frame, a pullout full bed, and a large flat-screen TV. Enjoy the comfy seating area or head out onto the private balcony that overlooks the nearby gardens. The second bedroom comes with two full-size beds while the third bedroom features a full-size pullout bed; this third bedroom can also be utilized as a TV room as well if you do not have a large party staying at the property. Each room comes with an en suite bathroom for plenty of privacy. The common areas of Villa Iris all share a half bathroom.
Staying at Villa Iris also lets you enjoy the community amenities at Lakeside Villas. This includes the clubhouse, three swimming pools that also feature a toddler pool, and direct access to Dorado Beach. You will be just a short drive away from San Juan for plenty of exciting entertainment. Don’t miss out on booking this ideal Puerto Rico property! See all of our Puerto Rico vacation rentals here.
The fall season is officially here and with it comes one of our favorite times of the year: Halloween! This annual holiday is a perfect way for families to get out and see a new destination while having plenty of fun around them. Spending your Halloween here in Traverse City is the perfect option to enjoy cooler weather and have access to all kinds of fun. Take a look at some activities and events that will make sure you will not regret spending your Halloween in Traverse City with us:
Downtown Traverse City Halloween Walk
Halloween is always looked forward to the most by children and Traverse City has plenty of fun for them here. Downtown Traverse City hosts the Downtown Traverse City Halloween Walk each year to make sure young children have the opportunity to show off their spirited costumes. This year’s festivities will take place on Saturday, October 29th from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM. Participating businesses will be handing out candy to the little goblins and ghosts as they walk by in their best costume. The Downtown Traverse City Halloween is the perfect opportunity for visitors to get in some trick or treating in case they do not stick around on Monday when Halloween takes place officially that evening.
14th Annual Traverse City Zombie 5K Run
Another local tradition we have here in Traverse City is our annual Traverse City Zombie 5K Run. This exciting event is put on by local zombie heroes of Right Brain Brewery who offer up costume prizes, a medal ceremony, live music, post-race refreshments including craft beer, and plenty of zombies socializing. Contestants of the Annual Traverse City Zombie 5K Run are encouraged to put on their best zombie getup so you can run, or crawl, your way through this 5K race. The event starts at Right Brain Brewery allowing you to easily stop by after the race to enjoy some grub or a beer or two. All funds will be used to benefit T.A.R.T Trails here in Traverse City. Don’t miss this ghoulish time!
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The haunts and thrills never cease here in Traverse City. You can join in on all of the fun by planning your adventure getaway today. Reserve one of our vacation rentals in the area so you can be close to these Halloween in Traverse City events and much more.
Come to experience Traverse City with a vacation property like no other. Our selection of rentals do not disappoint but we are always charmed whenever we get a glance of Villa Meiwenti. This Traverse City luxury property is like no other and offers a variety of luxurious features. Take a look at what you will find inside:
Villa No Problem
When it comes to not having any issues you will be right at home at Villa Meiwenti. The name “Meiwenti” literally means no problem so expect an incredible stay like no other. Villa Meiwenti is a dream home with modern features and amenities. It all starts in the vast open space of the common areas inside Villa Meiwenti. The open floor plan keeps everything and everyone connected. The giant living space features a luxury sectional sofa with room for everyone. Gorgeous tile work can be found all throughout the common space. The room is decorated with vast canvas art pieces and pendant lights that hang from the ceiling. Large columns also separate the room from other points of the home. Head a few steps over to find the gourmet kitchen of your dreams. This beautifully designed room features an artistic design with cubby holes of many shapes and sizes. The vast granite countertop offers plenty of room to prepare your meal and has barstool seating, perfect for a weekend brunch. The dining room table also lets everyone dine together at once. You can’t even find kitchens like this in five-star restaurants!
Bedrooms and Bathrooms
This Traverse City luxury property comes with a total of four bedrooms to comfortably sleep up to 10 guests at once. Each bedroom features fine linens, a plush bed, plenty of drawer and closet space, and an en suite bathroom. These gorgeous bathrooms have granite countertops, walk-in showers, and soaking tubs.
Guests can bring the outdoors inside with the retractable doors located in the main common space. This allows you to blend the outdoors and indoors on especially lovely days that Traverse City is known for. The lush green lawn, tropical foliage, and luxury swimming pool will make this yard an instant favorite with your family. Take a splash in the warm summer and soak up the sunshine. There is even an outdoor bathroom so you can rinse off after enjoying the pool. There are no other properties quite like Villa Meiwenti here in Traverse City. If you had something different in mind see the Grand Resort condos here.
Going on vacation can be an expensive endeavor so picking what you do is always important. Luckily Traverse City is not only a great vacation destination but also a place where you can find events perfect for everyone in the family. Best of all these events are relatively low cost so you do not spend everything in your wallet. Take a look at some family-friendly events in Traverse City that will not break your bank account:
Downtown Traverse City Halloween Walk
Fall will be here before you know it offering plenty of spooky fun in Traverse City. If you plan on visiting around the Halloween holiday you will be in luck as the annual Downtown Traverse City Halloween week will be taking place. Take your kids out in their best costumes on October 29th from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM. Stores along the main road will be handing out candy to all of the children. This event is absolutely free and lets your family get in on the Halloween fun a few days in advance. A little candy never hurt anyone!
14th Annual Lake Ann Music in the Park Festival
You can find Lake Ann approximately 15 minutes outside of Traverse City making it extremely easy to get to. Each year Lake Ann puts on their Annual Lake Ann Music in the Park Festival which is free to attend. This event takes place at the end of August each year and features food trucks and live music performances. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, August 27th from 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Almira Township Park.
Downtown Traverse City Light Parade
The winter season is a special time here in Traverse City and with it comes a variety of events. This includes our Downtown Traverse City Light Parade where cars decked out in thousands of Christmas lights drive by. Other holiday events in Traverse City include Santa’s Arrival and the annual tree lighting ceremony. Each one of these events is absolutely free. You will find incredible events all throughout the year here in Traverse City.
Book Today for an Eventful Time in Traverse City
As you can see there are plenty of events taking place in Traverse City that are light on the budget. Make sure to book one of our vacation rentals to find the best private homes in the area.
When you visit Bali you deserve to treat yourself to a beautiful vacation rental to host you and your family. It does not get any more luxurious than it does inside Villa Ylang Ylang, one of our premier rentals. This spacious Bali property is located right on the coast of Saba and overlooks its beautiful black sands. Take a look at what you will find inside Villa Ylang Ylang:
Majestic Ocean Villa
Villa Ylang Ylang is truly a one-of-a-kind property that you will fall in love with. It all starts when you arrive at the massive property. When you step inside you will be greeted by beautiful white marble flooring and relaxing accent colors of black and gold with the furniture. The interior of the home features a giant open floor plan with dual staircases that can take you up to the second floor. There is plenty of lounge furniture to enjoy some peace and relaxation on. The kitchen features plenty of room where you can create a meal for yourself and your family. The room features granite black countertops, a separate kitchen island, and full-size appliances. You will find multiple lounge areas on the first and second floors of Villa Ylang Ylang.
Multiple Bedrooms and Bathrooms
Villa Ylang Ylang is a truly massive property and features six separate bedrooms. You can easily sleep up to 12 guests at any moment here during your stay. Each bedroom comes with the finest linens, soft mattresses that can include four poster bedframes, and private en suite bathrooms. Each bathroom offers a near spa like experience with soaking tubs, walk-in showers, and more. Some bedrooms even come with private balconies so you can look out onto the beautiful exterior of Villa Ylang Ylang.
Villa Ylang Ylang is even more majestic on the exterior of the Bali property. Outside you can find the gorgeous fountain pool that overlooks the ocean. The garden Jacuzzi and infrared sauna both let you soak up your muscles. The property even comes with an onsite gymnasium and mezzanine gallery. You will be just steps away from the beach. When you book a stay at Villa Ylang Ylang there will be practically no reason to leave the property. This property is one of our finest rentals and is popular with our guests. Make sure to book your reservation today for Villa Ylang Ylang.