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Where to stay in Traverse City

Beachfront vacation rentals in Traverse City

There are 141 beachfront rentals near Traverse City for all manner or mood of traveling to the shoreline, availability of time off, and size of budget. So, if you are hoping for an affordable Traverse City Beach vacation, you can find 10% of the available rentals under $155/night. Or if you are willing to splurge on a luxury vacation in Traverse City, there are 14 between $408 and $2,531/night. Whether you are sleeping by yourself or with a significant other, or are travelling with a group of 64 there are short term home and apartment rentals in Traverse City near the beach to fit your Michigan vacation needs. The most popular types of beachfront rentals in Traverse City are apartments, houses and hotels. Traverse City has been a frequently searched travel destination this year and continues to grow in popularity because of its beaches and other water activities. VacationRenter offers a wide selection of available beach vacation rentals from leading travel sites like VRBO (Vacation Rentals By Owner), Homeaway,, and many more. Search your travel dates to find available Traverse City vacation homes for your beach trip.

Where is Traverse City

Traverse City is a town in Michigan cradled between East Grand Traverse Bay and West Grand Traverse Bay. Freshwater beaches and a majestic landscape have enticed many visitors from around the world to spend vacations here. Consider these suggestions for where to stay and things to do while you're there.

Quick Guide to Traverse City

Traverse City offers outdoor recreation and adventure for outdoor enthusiasts. It also provides cultural and social attractions for entertainment.
  • Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore: This magnificent park is full of natural beauty and wilderness to explore. Trek the trails on foot or bike. Hike up Dune Climbs or take a scenic drive. Be sure to catch the views at Pyramid Point overlook.
  • Glen Lake: Little and Big Glen Lake are popular areas for lake lodging with beautiful views of Sleeping Bear Dunes. In warm weather, visitors fish from Narrows Bridge or go boating. In winter, you can ice fish or hike across a frozen Little Glen.
  • Downtown: Head downtown to shop in local boutiques and galleries. Grab a bite to eat and relax with a glass of wine.

More Home-types in Traverse City

Traverse City has a variety of property types for you to consider when booking a trip. Here are the most popular property types in Traverse City:
- Beach141 vacation rentals
- Condo81 vacation rentals
- Apartment81 vacation rentals
- House38 vacation rentals
- Hotel16 vacation rentals

Points of interests in Traverse City

Traverse City has several popular points of interest for you to check out when visiting the area. Here are the most popular points of interest in Traverse City:
- Refitt Nature Preserve: 75 vacation rentals
- Escape Routes LLC: 58 vacation rentals
- Traverse City Tourism: 57 vacation rentals
- City Opera House: 54 vacation rentals
- Clinch Park: 49 vacation rentals
- March Nathan E DO: 22 vacation rentals
- Left Foot Charley: 19 vacation rentals