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Traverse Area Vacation Rentals, Vacation Rentals, Traverse City, MI

 Concierge Services
We are proud to be the only company in Northern Michigan to offer a full concierge service for our guests.  Finding the perfect home is only one part of a successful vacation.  How you would like to arrive at your vacation home and have your watercraft ready and waiting for you?  Wouldn't it be delightful to arrive at your home with fresh groceries for dinner and breakfast the next morning?  Your tickets have already arrived, your tee times have been reserved for you and your massage therapist is waiting (at discounted rates!).  Disappointed in the past with SOLD OUT events?  Not anymore!  Let us make your vacation fun & relaxing for YOU!
Have a special request?   Let our staff know how we may assist you!

Guest Book

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!

..."The home was so comfortable (The Royal).  It's unbelievable you didn't miss a detail....right down to the step stool for my daughters bathroom.  Thank you!  Janice (their chef) was an absolute pleasure, and one of the best parts of our vacation"... - L. Drayson, United Kingdom
..."I cannot believe that you actually put up a decorated Christmas Tree for us...you're going to make me cry.  Trust me, I'm telling everyone about you (your company)"... - D. Seeburger, Chicago
... "What a great house! We started off the week with a bit of rain but found plenty to entertain ourselves with indoors, especially with the pool table. As the sun came out we enjoyed lounging on the deck, dipping our toes in the lake and even paddling the boat! We came all the way from California to celebrate Grandpa's 75th and everyone had a blast! Thank you for everything. P.S. The dog had the most fun swimming"... -The Schieferstein Family

"Everything about the home more than met our needs. Loved the views! It accommodated our family and guests. The staff was very cheer full and helpful and accommodated our late check out. Thank you!"... - Purrazo Family

Trying to decide if a vacation rental home is right for you? 
Call us to learn all about our properties and what they have to offer!
Office: (231) 357-3732
Email: [email protected]

A great vacation starts with great accomondations! Here at Traverse Area Vacation Rentals we are here to make your vacation dreams come true. Whether your looking for lake views, a downtown condo, or something a little more secluded, TAVR has got you covered. 

We pride ourselves on making your vacation the best that it can be, which is why we offer a wide variety of add-on options through our concierge services. Want to rent a boat/pontoon/jet ski, need an in home couples massage, or a personal chef for the evening? We would be happy to help! 

If you have a request we will be sure to do our best to accomodate you and your guests. Feel free to contact our guest services team with any questions or to book your vacation home today.

Business hours 
Monday-Friday 9am-5pm 231-421-2382

Weekends and after hours call 231-357-3732


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

Nestled in the "Slabtown" neighborhood near downtown TC is Slabtown Burgers. This local gem features fresh handcut fries, hand dipped onion rings, malts and shake, along side their specialty burgers. You can dine in with indoor or outdoor seating or take out to enjoy on the go!
check out their website here.


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! 

Traverse City is perfect for weddings anytime of year, however Summer and Fall here are among the best times to get hitched in this beautiful up north paradise. Whether looking to have your ceremony beach side, or at any one of the beautiful vineyards on Old Mission or Leelenau peninsulas, it is sure to be a perfect setting for your perfect day!


The snow is almost gone and the sun is peaking through, so it's time to dust off those beach cruisers and long boards and hiking shoes and hit the trails. Traverse Area Recreation and Transportation (TART) trails, is a local non-profit that maintains several trail systems in and around the Grand Traverse area. Hop on the TART and enjoy some fresh air and exercise from many of our vacation home properties!

Grand Traverse Commons

Take a trip through Traverse City's history, by booking a guided tour of the old State Hospital also known as the GT Commons.

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.

Sunshine and Cocktails: TC's Best Patios

Who doesn't enjoy having a craft beer or cocktail while taking in some sunshine and listening to local bands. Check out some of the best patio spots in Traverse City!  
Our top 4 spots to check out are: Hotel Indigo, Dayclub at the Holiday Inn, The Little Fleet, North Peak Brewing Company.  

Guest Services

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!!

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