Traverse City Attractions

Traverse City is the place to find a little of everything – during all seasons! Not only do we celebrate the cherry as the Cherry Capital of the World, but our beautiful city is also located on the shore of Grand Traverse Bay, offering many activities to keep you as busy or relaxed as you wish. Your vacation days will be carefree when you can celebrate our rich history and activities. After a busy day exploring the magnificent Northern Michigan area, know that your hotel room at Blossom Hotel & Suites will be waiting for you to help you feel at home while recharging for the next day. View our list of Traverse City attractions below for cherry food and desserts, movie theaters, and outdoor activities.

Cherry Galore

Movie Theaters

  • State & Bijou Theaters
    • These non-profit historical theaters are located in downtown Traverse City offering many different artistic, mainstream and educational movies throughout the year.
  • Cherry Bowl Drive-In
    • Open seasonally, this historic drive-in theatre offers two movies each night (two for the price of one) and some of the best concessions.  Step back in time for an amazing movie experience.
  • Cherry Bowl AMC
    • This 14-screen new theatre offers Imax movies.

Outdoor Activities

  • Sleeping Bear Natural Lakeshore
    • Voted one of the most beautiful places in America by Midwest Living Magazine, these sand dunes are amazing to climb, picnic at, hike trails or take some amazing photographs.
  • Mt. Holiday Ski Area
    • This community non-profit offers downhill skiing in the winter (plus rentals) along with tubing.   Summer season they offer some of the best zip lines in the area! Check it out!