Guidebook for Traverse City

Laurie
Guidebook for Traverse City

Food Scene

Gourmet date night, or a beer and tacos - let me know your mood and I'll make a recommendation.
If you want to plan a gourmet picnic to impress, this is the place to fill your basket.
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Folgarelli's Market & Wine Shop
424 W Front St
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If you want to plan a gourmet picnic to impress, this is the place to fill your basket.
There's a reason this is where the locals buy their morning coffee.
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Good Harbor Coffee & Bakery
111 W Front St
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There's a reason this is where the locals buy their morning coffee.
If you have a taste for a couple of delicious tacos and a margarita - this is the place for you.
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Mama Lu's - A Modern Day Taco Shop
149 E Front St
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If you have a taste for a couple of delicious tacos and a margarita - this is the place for you.
With the loft's fully equipped kitchen get your gourmet ingredients here and make a 5-star meal at home.
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Burritt's Fresh Markets
509 W Front St
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With the loft's fully equipped kitchen get your gourmet ingredients here and make a 5-star meal at home.
Fabulous dinner in a historic setting.
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Trattoria Stella
830 W Eleventh St
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Fabulous dinner in a historic setting.
Beautiful setting and great food.
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Artisan Restaurant Traverse City
615 East Front Street
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Beautiful setting and great food.
Delicious food and nice drink selection.
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Taproot Cider House
300 E Front St
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Delicious food and nice drink selection.
Food trucks and people watching.
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The Little Fleet
448 E Front St
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Food trucks and people watching.

Drinks & Nightlife

Go to the bar at the Top of the Park - Nice place to have a drink with a view of the entire bay area.
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Park Place Hotel and Conference Center
300 E State St
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Go to the bar at the Top of the Park - Nice place to have a drink with a view of the entire bay area.
It's like a speakeasy - unique cocktails in a classy setting. Excellent for setting the mood.
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Low Bar
128 S Union St
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It's like a speakeasy - unique cocktails in a classy setting. Excellent for setting the mood.
Ok, officially it's a gay bar - but you will likely see bachelorette parties and mix of every type. The drinks and poured strong and if you want to dance until 2am, this is the place.
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SideTraxx Dance Bar
520 Franklin St
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Ok, officially it's a gay bar - but you will likely see bachelorette parties and mix of every type. The drinks and poured strong and if you want to dance until 2am, this is the place.
Great cocktails and there is usually live music. Also cheap eats during happy hour or late night.
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The Parlor TC
205 Lake Ave
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Great cocktails and there is usually live music. Also cheap eats during happy hour or late night.
This is my favorite cocktail bar.
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Mammoth Distilling
221 Garland St
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This is my favorite cocktail bar.
Fun arcade.
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The Coin Slot
346 E Front St
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Fun arcade.
Lot's of craft beers in town - this one is my favorite brewery.
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Silver Spruce Brewing Company
439 E Eighth St
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Lot's of craft beers in town - this one is my favorite brewery.

Parks & Nature

There is a reason it's voted the most beautiful place in America.
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Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
9922 W Front St
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There is a reason it's voted the most beautiful place in America.
Disc golf or simply hilly hiking.
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Hickory Hills Disc Golf
2000 Randolph St
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Disc golf or simply hilly hiking.
This is the place to cross country ski, or fat tire bike ride. Long loops, short loops, and various levels of difficulty.
VASA Cross Country Ski
4450 Bartlett Rd
This is the place to cross country ski, or fat tire bike ride. Long loops, short loops, and various levels of difficulty.
This is a great biking/walking trail all around Traverse City
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TART Trail
North Four Mile Road
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This is a great biking/walking trail all around Traverse City
There is a public beach here that is less crowded than most other beaches in town.
Senior Center Beach
1-99 Barlow St
There is a public beach here that is less crowded than most other beaches in town.

Everything Else

Cycling, hiking, kayaking, boating, beaches, fencing, etc. Tell me what you want and I'll make a recommendation.
Ride your bike up to Sutton's Bay (16 miles), have a beer and ride back.
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Tart Trails Inc
148 E Front St
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Ride your bike up to Sutton's Bay (16 miles), have a beer and ride back.
This is a bicycle shop where you can rent bikes, snow shoes, or cross country skis.
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Brick Wheels
736 E Eighth St
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This is a bicycle shop where you can rent bikes, snow shoes, or cross country skis.
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Kayak, Bike & Brew
436 W Front St
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It's a long shot, but if you fence - bring your gear.
Three Swords Fencing Club
2419 Sybrandt Rd
It's a long shot, but if you fence - bring your gear.

Shopping

This is a former state hospital grounds with multiple buildings and shops. Unique buildings and grounds also include hiking trails.
Building 50
Medical Campus Drive
This is a former state hospital grounds with multiple buildings and shops. Unique buildings and grounds also include hiking trails.

Essentials

If you are looking for organic local items along with a nice cafe - here it is.
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Oryana Community Co-op
260 E Tenth St
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If you are looking for organic local items along with a nice cafe - here it is.
Saturday and Wednesday mornings.
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Sara Hardy Farmers Market
Cass Street
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Saturday and Wednesday mornings.

Sightseeing

Gorgeous, you'll understand why it needs no more explanation.
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Pyramid Point Trail
Basch Road
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Gorgeous, you'll understand why it needs no more explanation.
A fun place to wander around. Interesting shops. Personal favorite it white fish sausage from the fish market.
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Fishtown
203 W River St
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A fun place to wander around. Interesting shops. Personal favorite it white fish sausage from the fish market.
Perfect place to have a glass of wine and watch the sun set from the highest point in Leelanau county.
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Rove Estate Tasting Room and Vineyard
7007 E Traverse Hwy
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Perfect place to have a glass of wine and watch the sun set from the highest point in Leelanau county.