Things to do in
Traverse City

Enter your dates to find available activities

Our activities follow local health guidelines so you can focus on enjoying your experience.

Our most recommended things to do in Traverse City

Traverse City: 1.5-Hour Evening Ghost Tour

1. Traverse City: 1.5-Hour Evening Ghost Tour

Take a look behind Traverse City's darker past on this 1.5-hour downtown evening ghost tour. Follow your guide as they tell you enthralling stories during a spooky ghost hunt. Meet your guide and begin exploring Traverse City by night. Enjoy humor amongst the chills of ghost hunting as you explore some of the city's haunted locations. Visit the Perry Hannah House and the Carnegie Library and learn about their interesting history. Head to Traverse City's first official cemetery for a short ghost hunt. Have the opportunity to learn about and use ghost hunting equipment before concluding your tour.

...
Traverse City: 6-Hour Tour of Sleeping Bear Dunes

2. Traverse City: 6-Hour Tour of Sleeping Bear Dunes

Discover the natural landscape and history of Traverse City on a dune tour. Hike, climb dunes, and enjoy lunch on the shore of Lake Michigan. Learn about the region and see stunning views at Empire Bluffs. Take a short hike, then enjoy lunch on the soft sand beach of Lake Michigan, then head along scenic Pierce Stocking Drive. Stop at Glen Lake, Sleeping Bear, and the observation deck at Lake Michigan, and try to spot old shipwrecks. Try out your dune-climbing skills, or sit back and watch others walk, run, roll or somersault down. Learn about the historic village of Glen Haven where Schooners and Steamships operated in the 1800s. Visit the US life-saving Station where they attempted to save sinking ships. Head back along M-22, known as of the prettiest roads in Northern Michigan.

...
Traverse City: Ricksaw Tour

3. Traverse City: Ricksaw Tour

This rickshaw ride will take you through Downtown front Street, the Warehouse District, The GT Commons Area, the Open Space, and Clinch Park/Marina, and the Old Town, Along the way, your driver will share information on the areas’ attractions, the neighborhoods, the city’s architecture, and the food and beverage scene in Traverse City. This rickshaw ride through Traverse City is a great way to get an overview of the city and decide which parts you want to explore on your own later.

...

Frequently asked questions about Traverse City

What top attractions are a must-see in Traverse City?

What are the top things to do in Traverse City this week?

Which tours in Traverse City are taking additional COVID-19 precautions?

Other Sightseeing Options in Traverse City

Want to discover all there is to do in Traverse City? Click here for a full list.

What people are saying about Traverse City

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 8 reviews

This is one of the best tours we’ve taken. The tour included all the high points of the area, including excellent vistas for memorable pictures. Our guide Matt provided great insight throughout the day to enhance our tour. I highly recommend this tour to experience all the sleeping bear dunes has to offer.

Great ghost tour! Desiree was a great tour guide. She had such great energy and very knowledgeable about the city. Spooky and fun⁶ -filled tour. Definitely would recommend

Desiree was a great storyteller and told about the amazing history of TC very well! We enjoyed the trek around the city and learned so much!

be ready to walk and hear great stories! Des was an excellent storyteller!

Very interesting especially if interested in history