Some of the greatest rewards we receive from what "we do" behind the scenes prior to our guests arrival, as well as during their visit, bring in fantastic comments in our Guest Books. As much as we cherish our memories, as well as those relationships with our guests, while reading them.........we would like to share some of those comments with you.
We hope you enjoy them as much as we do!
2018 SMALL BUSINESS
OF THE YEAR AWARD
Traverse Area Vacation Rentals is proud to have made into the top 10 for the 2018 Grand Traverse Area Chamber Of Commerce Small Business Of The Year Award!
Feel confident in choosing a company that is known for their continued growth, community involvement, charitable contributions and strong business ethics!
TAVR's Local Nod
Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes
Just one of the many gems that Northern Michigan has to offer, the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore was dubbed "the most beautiful place in America", on ABC's Good Morning America. See the sights on the Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive, enjoy hiking and biking on the numerous trails, climb the dunes or take in a gorgeous Michigan sunset over the lakeshore!
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We are thrilled to offer you vacation rentals for any budget. Our wide variety of homes range from $750 to $6,500.00 per week located in the Traverse area including Leelanau, Suttons Bay, and Traverse City.
We offer private homes, corporate retreats, resorts, rustic cabins and multi-unit condominiums. Many of our properties are lake house rentals in Michigan.
How about a waterfront property with your own private beach? A peaceful home with privacy and bay views? Maybe a shabby chic condo is more your style? Have a large family in need of a location for a family reunion or wedding? Need to be by a golf course? Want a great location with shopping, dining and beaches within walking distance? Tired of business meetings always being held in a hotel? Do you have small children?
Let us find you the place that will best suit your family, for the BEST memories Possible!
It's that time of year again! Come one, come all to the Traverse City Film Festival. Whether your interested in taking in a flick at the State Theatre, Bijou By the Bay or enjoy a free movie on the giant inflatable big screen while relaxing with the family, TC Film Fest has showings for all ages! Celebrate with us this long standing past time July 30th to August 4, 2019
Sara Hardy Farmers Market
What could be better than fresh local goods and produce? The Sara Hardy Farmers Market runs every Wednesday and Saturday through June - October. The Market takes place in parking lot “B” at the southwest corner of Cass and Grandview Parkway in downtown Traverse City.
Time: Saturdays - 7:30 am to Noon; Wednesdays - 8:00 am to Noon!
Sunshine and Cocktails: TC's Best Patios
Who doesn't enjoy having a craft beer or cocktail while taking in some sunshine and fresh air. Check out some of the best patio spots in Traverse City! Some even have live music!
Our top 5 spots to check out are: Hotel Indigo, Dayclub at the Holiday Inn, The Franklin, The Little Fleet, North Peak Brewing Company.
The New York Times features Traverse City!!!
The New York Times featured Traverse City in it's 36 hours travel column. Click here to see what Steve Reddicliffe had to say about his stay in our "very cherry" town!
We offer a guide to "what's happening" in the area during your visit. Interested in "kid friendly" activities and restaurants? Explore our "attractions" including Sleeping Bear Dunes. Have fun creating your own pottery to celebrate the occasion. Our dining guide can assist you in planning a special dinner out. The Traverse City area is known for it's fantastic festivals so make sure you check out our festival guide! There is FUN FUN FUN for the whole family!!
Guided Walking Tours
Take a trip through Traverse City's history, by booking a guided tour of the old State Hospital also known as the GT Commons here.
If you are interested in the haunted history of Traverse City, you can set out with Haunted Traverse on a walking tour of historical downtown Traverse City. Click here for more information or to book.