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!
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.
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!!