Slip on a pair of comfortable sandals and explore Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, saddle up next to your travel companion at a local winery, or pop into a local boutique for some souvenir shopping in Traverse City, Michigan. The city, which sits on the shores of lake Michigan’s Grand Traverse Bay, is a favored vacation destination for locals and tourists alike. Even if you hail from out of town, you can blend in like a born and bred Traverse City resident by staying at a short-term vacation rental. Traverse City vacation rentals are located throughout the city, offering easy access to the sights of this exquisite location.
When you’re headed to Traverse City, chances are you want to stay near the beach. Any local can tell you that the beauty of the city’s shoreline is unparalleled. Book your stay at ParkShore Resort in Traverse City and awaken to the sound of rushing water nearby. Not only can you spend the day in the water swimming, fishing, or canoeing, but you’ll also be close to Traverse City State Park. Pack a picnic lunch at your private accommodation and hike through a portion of the 47 acres that the area claims. You can also stay nearby at the Leland Lodge over in nearby Leland—this part of northern Michigan is known for being home to the oldest working commercial fishing village in the state. Delight in watching fishermen pull up the catch of the day, or visit a fish market and purchase something from the sea to cook up back at your accommodation.
The Great Lake State is a must on your next trip out of town, but the question of where to stay still lingers. Although there are plenty of glamorous hotels that would make you feel comfortable, why not try something different during this vacation? Browse the abundance of vacation rentals here on Travelocity and maintain your sense of independence while still fueling your wanderlust. With accommodations this inviting and prices this low, you may decide to never leave Traverse City.