Top 20 Experiences in Traverse City
5-Hour Traverse City Wine Tour: 4 Wineries on Old Mission Peninsula
Sit back and enjoy the gentle slopes, winding country roads and Caribbean-like views on a Traverse City Wine Tour. The Magic Shuttle Bus is a chauffeur service with an entire fleet ready to take your group around Old Mission Peninsula. The 45th parallel, is home to the worlds most famous wine-making regions AND Traverse City. Grapevines planted in the region enjoy the perfect amount of sunlight for optimal growth. When coupled with micro-climates created by Grand Traverse Bay, and fertile soil, this sets the perfect stage for delicious award-winning wines that rival centuries-old grapes produced in Europe & California. "We are proud to say that our Old Mission Wine Tour has been nominated as Top 20 Wine Tours in the Country by USA Today, and stands as our signature tour in Northern Michigan!" **Wineries are subject to change based on availability** ***Gratuity of 20% for the driver is strongly recommended (Cash Only)***
Sunset Sail from Traverse City with Food, Wine & Cocktails
Wind down and relax as our captain and first mate teach you about our elegant schooner and share stories about the history of the lands, people and waters of the Grand Traverse Bay area. Enjoy complimentary locally sourced food, wine, and cocktails while watching the sunset paint the sky. This is a 2.5-hour sail. Check-in at our kiosk 30 min before departure. The 2nd Mate will do a brief welcome about 10 min before departure and then will guide all passengers to board Wind Dancer. We have a variety of beverage options including wine, cocktails, local spirits, soda and water. Food is served around 1 hour into the sail. We respectfully request that guests not bring additional alcoholic beverages. Free parking is available at the check-in kiosk, which is located at The Delamar Resort, 615 E. Front Street, Traverse City, MI. Please bring rain gear, a beach towel, and appropriate non-skid footwear for boating. Tours will be rescheduled if necessary due to inclement weather.
5-Hour Traverse City Wine Tour: 3 Wineries on Leelanau Peninsula
Discover the best of Leelanau County's wineries with the convenience of inclusive transportation leaving from downtown Traverse City. This wine tour takes you to three carefully selected wineries, allowing you to savor the finest wines and revel in the stunning views without the worry of transportation. Our wine tours have won TripAdvisor's prestigious "Best of the Best" award three years in a row, and named among America's top 10 wine tours—a testament to our commitment to excellence. You'll gain exclusive access to wineries that are typically not open to the public for join-in tours. At each winery, there will be plenty of time for you to enjoy and learn. You'll gain exclusive access to each winery's tasting room, where you can sample a variety of wines crafted using local techniques. Find something you like? You can always purchase bottles, and your tour drivers will safely hold your purchases until the tour is over. 20% Gratuity for drivers is strongly recommended-cash only
2 Hour Sightseeing Tour on The Majestic Grand Traverse Bay
You can view the beautiful beach town scenery and peninsulas from the outdoor upper decks or inside the double decker tour boat at table and chair seating on both the main and upper decks. Hungry or thirsty? Visit the snack bars on the main level for a locally inspired and sourced snack or beverage. No visit to Traverse City is complete without a tour of the majestic Grand Traverse Bay.
Day Sail from Traverse City with Food, Wine, & Cocktails
Experience Wind Dancer's fully immersive experience on the waters of Grand Traverse Bay. You, your family, and friends will spend 2.5 hours learning about and helping to sail. A delicious picnic lunch, snacks, and beverages -- including locally crafted beers, wines, and ciders -- are included in the price of this ticket. The Captain and the crew attend to your needs while you relax and take in the majestic views of the bay.
Daily Tours to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
With 35 Miles of coastline designated as Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Where should I go? What should I see? Our tour provides access to all of it. As well, you'll be accompanied by a guide well-versed in the area History, Flora & Fauna and geologic formation of the Great lakes and Dune formations. Sleeping Bear is fantastic in and of itself, but having a guide to explain everything from the Native Tribes that once roamed the area, to the geologic forces that leave us with the Great Lakes we know today, greatly enhances ours guests visit to Sleeping Bear. Oh, and guests rave about our catered lunch. It's delicious!
Hi-5 Rickshaw Tour Traverse City - First Thing You MUST Do in TC!
Looking for the best way to see TC? Look no further...this is the very first thing you should do when arriving to TC to get your lay of the land and pick out things you want to go back and visit while here. On this tour we highlight 5 beautiful areas of Traverse City including: • Downtown Front Street • The Warehouse District • The GT Commons area (old asylum) • The Open Space & Clinch Park/Marina area • Old Towne As you ride, your driver will share info about the areas attractions, neighborhoods, history, architecture, food & beverage scene (very HOT in TC) and anything else you want to know. This is the perfect way to get to know the town and then figure out what else you want to do. Comfortably seats 2 people per rickshaw (a small 3rd person works sometimes also). NOTE: Pricing does not include your guide/drivers gratuity. Although a gratuity is not mandatory, 20% is the industry average for a job well done ツ GOOD TO NOTE Each cab seats 2 adults comfortably
Flying Dress Photo Shoot in Traverse City
You are the Emotion…You are the Intrigue…You are the Moment You are cordially invited to the most memorable experience of your life… You may not know this but, the most exciting thing that has happened to photography since well…photography, is happening right here in Traverse City! It’s your turn to indulge in a once-in a-lifetime photoshoot creating images you will cherish forever. Slip on the dress and transform into someone you have never experienced before. Princess for a day.
1.5-Hour Wine Tasting Cruise on The Discovery in Traverse City
The Discovery offers breathtaking views of the sparkling bay and magnificent shoreline of one of the most beautiful cities in the country. Beautiful panoramic views while you cruise' in a climate-controlled indoor main deck or on the upper deck with patio-style seating and outdoor observation areas. The Discovery promises beautiful memories with unparalleled hospitality, while also promoting stewardship of our lakes through support of local conservatory programs and our commitment to the environment in every decision we make.
4-Hour Traverse City Sunset Wine Tour: 3 Wineries on Old Mission Peninsula
Sit back and enjoy the gentle slopes, winding country roads and Caribbean-like views on a Traverse City Sunset Wine Tour. The Magic Shuttle Bus is a chauffeur service with an entire fleet ready to take your group around Old Mission Peninsula. The 45th parallel, is home to the worlds most famous wine-making regions AND Traverse City. Grapevines planted in the region enjoy the perfect amount of sunlight for optimal growth. When coupled with micro-climates created by Grand Traverse Bay, and fertile soil, this sets the perfect stage for delicious award-winning wines that rival centuries-old grapes produced in Europe & California. This 4-Hour Sunset Tour features 3 of the highest rated wineries in the state of MI. Great views, award winning wine, and a sunset! *Wineries are subject to change based on availability* *Gratuity of 20% for the driver is strongly recommended (Cash Only)* Tour Start/End Times for Sunday-Friday: 5:30pm-9:30pm Tour Start/End Times for Saturdays: 4:30pm-8:30pm
Designated Driver TC - We Drive Your Car For Wine Tours
We drive your car for wine, brew, distillery and cidery tours. We help you create your perfect itinerary which, can be changed on the fly. No pressure, stay as long as you want.... this is your day! Let's do exactly what you want to do. NOTE: Additional hours past the 5 included will be charged separately through Designated Driver TC via cash or credit card.
Historical Ghost Lantern Tour Downtown Traverse City +Magnant
Experience an outdoor walking tour that brings the ghosts of Traverse City back to life. The Historical Ghost Lantern Tour starts in the heart of downtown Traverse City and explores the hauntings occurring on Front Street before heading south to 6th Street to share the ghostly tales of the Perry Hannah House and Carnegie Library. The tour will come to a climactic conclusion with a ghost-hunting experience at Traverse City's first official cemetery with actual ghost-hunting equipment where we conclude at the Perry Hannah Circle statue on the corner of Union and 6th street. When booking through this service, each booking receives a Haunted Traverse Ghost Tour Magnet.
2-Hour Captain-Chauffered Luxury Pontoon Charter from Traverse City (4 yrs & up)
The very comfortable captain-chauffered Tritoon Pontoon boat offers you, your family, and friends a great way to get out on the water and enjoy the bay safely. The pontoon has a cooler full of ice waiting for you! Bring food, drinks, sunscreen, towels, and water toys, and have the fun you deserve on the brilliant blue water of the Grand Traverse Bay. You can head to Power Island for some swimming fun or tuck into a beach for the best of both worlds. This pontoon is actually a tri-toon, which means there are three tubes instead of two, making this ride super comfortable, smooth, stable and fast. Our highly trained captain is at your service! There may be an opportunity to swim, weather and wind permitting.
Private Traverse City Winery or Brewery Tour
Enjoy the best wineries & breweries in the Traverse City area with our custom private group tour. Whether its a birthday party, anniversary, bachelor or bachelorette party or just because you want to let loose with friends, we have you covered! This is your trip, so you chose the stops. We will take your group on a 4-hour tour and visit up to 3 wineries, breweries, or distilleries. This tour can start at 10am/11am/12pm/5pm (You Choose). We will pickup and drop off your group at your location, as long as it is in Traverse City, MI! Magic Shuttle Bus will also make all the necessary appointments at the establishments. Our limo-buses are all equipped with perimeter seating, wood flooring, LED Lighting, Bluetooth audio systems, we even provide the cooler for your beverages! Once booked, one of our Magic Shuttle Bus staff members will reach out by phone to verify all the booking details for the tour, so be sure to put a good contact phone number down when booking!
Half-Day Fun Pass: Kayak, Bike and SUP Rental in Traverse City
The Riviera is Jackson Kayak’s blend of easy and FUN! Designed for its simplicity, the Riviera is a great option for those looking for an easy to use and comfortable sit on top. The high back on the seat gives you the comfort and support you need to to enjoy your paddling adventures. We have a variety of Stand Up Paddleboards to chose from in several different lengths. Wether you take one out for a morning paddle on a perfectly calm lake or out on the Bay you'll be bound to enjoy your experience. Sun Bikes offers up the perfect mix of style and value to create a cruiser that's simple and fun to ride. An extra long wheel base, super wide tires, and upright riding position make the bikes comfortable, durable, and easy to ride, exactly what's needed for just cruising around. Hybrids are also available for those looking to take a longer trip.
Half-Day Private Fishing Charter Experience in Traverse City
Staying in the Traverse City area? Come join us for a fun, family fishing adventure on the beautiful Grand Traverse Bay! This is great for those that are on vacation and families that are looking to relax and catch fish. We operate our fishing charters on a 2017 21.5' Wellcraft Center Console with plenty of room to seat 5 comfortably and an onboard porta potti in the console if needed.