Leaving your worries and cares behind and heading towards and enjoying a one-of-a-kind getaway is best done when you set your travel sights on inviting Traverse City, Michigan. Recognized by travelers from all over for its collection of inspiring vineyards, delicious dining stops, spectacular lakeside scenery, and options for indulging in fantastic dining, Traverse City is a place where visitors of all interests can find something that keeps them thrilled and engaged. When your travel plans bring you here and you can’t wait to make the landscape a priority, be sure to book one of our Traverse City lakefront rentals.
Book our Traverse City Lodging Below
From 2-bedroom homes to rentals that are fit for large group escapes, the team at True North is proud to be able to offer up a portfolio of Traverse City stay options that are sure to inspire. Guests will find that our rentals combine a wonderful balance between lakeside style and home comforts that you crave while traveling. When you’re not cozied up on a plush sofa enjoying fun conversation in great company, you can just as easily enjoy reading a book in a stylish armchair, curling up on a decorative loveseat or making the most coffee time thanks to tasteful end tables perfect for settling in with that mug. Many of our rentals feature open-concept designs and when it comes to our lake view properties, you can count on the inclusion of a bright and airy floorplan complete with large windows for savoring the sights. For those that arrive in Traverse City and value space for everyone, these open-living designs can be key to a cozy getaway. Move easily between dining, living, and kitchen spaces while also enjoying seamless transitions between indoor seating and outdoor enjoyment areas. Many of these rentals also include private balconies, decks, or patios for taking time to unwind in the fresh air. When you crave time in the open, these outdoor seating spaces offer up an oasis of tranquility where you can begin the day with the sunrise or unwind in the evenings with a glass of wine in hand as the stars come out overhead. Full kitchens in many of these properties make it simple to stay in as an alternative to dining out while plush mattresses in bedrooms provide that wonderful night’s rest that restores for the day of fun ahead. Between the tasteful furnishings and modern touches, guests will find that it’s easy to settle into their Traverse City lodging.
The traveling chef in your crew headed to Traverse City will likely be thrilled by the fact that those same full kitchens found on-site in many of our rentals feature a fantastic selection of modern appliances ready to be used when you’re in the mood to serve up breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Combined with cabinets that are generally filled with the cookware guests might need, taking time to unwind over a delicious meal is truly easier than ever when you book into a Traverse City lakefront rental. While it’s always an option to eat inside at the dining room table, those intrigued by the idea of an alfresco moment will find those same outdoor seating areas work just as well for a meal in the fresh air with the added benefit of a beautiful lakefront view too.
While guests to Traverse City are sure to spend plenty of time on the water or exploring city-center sights, there’s no reason not to enjoy time connecting while you’re cozied up inside as well. Many of our Traverse City lodgings provide access to Wi-Fi or high-speed services during a stay, helping guests keep up with social media, check in on the latest headlines, or send and share vacation photos when they’re keeping up with friends back home.
Enjoy the Stay in Traverse City Lakefront Rentals
A stay in a lake view rental in Traverse City makes it easier than ever to cozy up and enjoy the luxuries that await but there’s more to explore when you travel this direction too! Set aside time on the itinerary for a trip to iconic Sleeping Bear Dune National Lakeshore where you can enjoy a scenic hike, make the most of time peddling through the scenery or simply settle into the sand and savor the moment. If you’re in town with family and looking for a scenic stop where you can enjoy an afternoon picnic, Clinch Park will check every box on the list! As a bonus, those that are traveling will little ones in tow will love the fact that Clinch Park includes access to a splash pad in the summer months where you can cool off in style after a warm summer day of exploring the city.
Of course, one could always explore the various lighthouses that dot the shore. From the Mission Point Lighthouse to the Grand Traverse one, you’ll find plenty. Each makes for a unique excursion, and many have unforgettable views. If one finds themselves interested in truly exploring the rivers and lake firsthand, head on over to The River Outfitters. They offer a variety of different rentals from kayaks to bikes, ensuring you can explore in whatever way best fits you. Further, they offer a variety of stand-up paddleboard tours that are sure to give you a story to tell. For instance, check out their lake experience, which will have you exploring the 300-acre lake and see everything from beavers to swans, geese, and even bald eagles, thus making it the perfect experience for any in your party who are wildlife lovers.
Of course, you’ll also find a variety of lovely walking trails. For instance, one could head over to the Fairy Trails, which are known as one of the most beautiful places in America. You’ll find the trail weaving through the Northwoods Forest contains 40 small “fairy homes,” each one built to look as if it were the house of a fairy. Each year the homes are replaced and updated to ensure that each year there is something new to see. One could also take a walk to the hippie tree, an aging willow tree on the grounds of the commons. Legend says that the spirits of the asylum took up refuge in the tree, and thus it is now painted with a variety of colors, making for a rather interesting and unique excursion that will also come with a lovely walk through the woods.
If one is looking for genuine excitement and thrill, head over to Flyboard Traverse City, which will have you soaring high in the air as you travel up to 40 feet on the back of a board suspended by water pressure. This of course is a great experience for any daredevil or thrill seeker coming along for the trip. Finally, enjoy the water in style with the Traverse Tall Ship Company, which features a variety of tours and cruises aboard either their replica tall ships or a yacht. You’ll find they offer a variety of tours, including a brunch and dinner tour. Both of these feature mouthwatering dishes prepared on board, and you’ll even find a wide variety of drinks to enjoy as you sail upon the open waters and enjoy the sights of the lake.
We’re Excited to Welcome You to Michigan
No matter when you arrive in Traverse City, be sure to partner with True North when it comes to making the most of your stay. Contact us today to learn more about our ever-growing portfolio of property options in the area and to begin planning your next Michigan adventure. Experience our Traverse City lakefront rentals!