Hotels in Traverse City

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Traverse City, MI, United States
30 Jul — 31 Jul2
Traverse City, MI, United States
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Cheapest month:December
Most expensive month:July
Average price in Traverse City:$256/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$52/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Saturday
$141 - $385
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$193 - $349
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Where to stay in Traverse City

About Traverse City

Nicknamed the “Cherry Capital of the World”, Traverse City lies on the shores of Lake Michigan’s Grand Traverse Bay. It’s a great base for exploring the immense dunes at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, as well as the wineries and cellar doors of the Leelanau and Old Mission peninsulas.

Things to do

Want to sample local cherries? Head to the Evergreen Market, which showcases Michigan-made goods and locally-grown produce. Fresh cherries are available in-season, while dried cherries, cherry jams and homemade cherry pies are on sale throughout the year.

If you’re interested in Inuit culture, visit the Dennos Museum Center, which features an impressive Inuit art collection. Sculptural works by international and Michigan-based artists are showcased throughout the museum and there’s a hands-on Discovery Gallery exploring themes of music, light and colour.

You can explore the Music House Museum, where rare antique musical instruments and music-making machines are on display. The collection dates from the late-18th century to 1950 and includes musical boxes, early radio equipment and interactive instruments.

The Old Mission Peninsula extends to the north of Traverse City, splitting the Grand Traverse Bay in two, and is home to the historic Old Mission Point Lighthouse. Built in 1870, it famously stands just south of the 45th parallel north, which is halfway between the Equator and the North Pole.

Getting around

Cherry Capital Airport is 15 minutes’ drive from Traverse City and regular buses make the 2.5-hour journey to Grand Rapids. Buses also access most areas of Traverse City, while the downtown area is compact enough to explore on foot.

Traverse City travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Traverse City?

    Best Western Plus Traverse City (8.4/10 from 363 reviews), Hotel Indigo Traverse City (8.5/10 from 381 reviews), and The Beach Haus Resort (8.0/10 from 435 reviews) are all highly rated places to stay in Traverse City.

  • What is a good hotel near Clinch Park?

    With a rating of 8.5/10 from 381 reviews, Hotel Indigo Traverse City is a hotel close to Clinch Park that is highly recommended by HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel in Traverse City near Grand Traverse Mall?

    Fairfield Inn By Marriott Traverse City is the hotel close to Grand Traverse Mall that is most recommended by HotelsCombined users, with 140 reviews rating it at 8.6/10.

  • Is there a good hotel near Traverse City State Park?

    If you’re planning to stay near Traverse City State Park, you should consider The Beach Haus Resort, which has a score of 8.0 from 435 reviews.

  • How much do hotels in Traverse City cost?

    Traverse City hotels have an average price of $413/night (based on searches on HotelsCombined in the last 3 days).

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Traverse City?

    $65/night is the cheapest price found for a hotel in Traverse City by HotelsCombined users over the last 72 hours.

  • How much is a hotel in Traverse City tonight?

    Traverse City hotels start at $166 for tonight; however, the average price of accommodation is about $495. These prices were found on HotelsCombined within the last 72 hours.