Traverse City Outdoor Articles

Inland Seas Education Association Introduces New Expansion

Inland Seas Education Association is expanding its Suttons Bay campus and creating new learning opportunities for Great Lakes advocates young and...

5 Stellar Places to Watch the Sunset in Grand Traverse County

Be here at sunset! From an Old Mission Peninsula overlook to Clinch Park in Traverse City, here are the 5 best spots to watch the sunset in Grand...

Bluegill, Trout & Salmon: Best Tips for Catching & Cooking

Three local fishermen take us to their favorite Northern Michigan fishing spots for bluegill, trout and salmon, sharing tips along the way for...

Visit Maple Bay Natural Area Near Traverse City Year-Round

Home to forested trails and a secluded beach, Maple Bay Natural Area near Traverse City is a gem worth exploring year-round. Learn how to celebrate...

How Local Artist Rebecca Deneau Finds Inspiration in Spring Up North

The forest floor comes to life during Spring in Northern Michigan, leaving Rebecca Deneau full of inspiration. From trillium to wild leeks (also...

Grab & Go: Scones and a Stunning Grand Traverse Bay Sunrise

A morning treat and the best place to take it! Swing by Traverse City's longest-running coffee shop and pick one of these two beach parks to watch a...

Current Snowboard & Ski Conditions Across Northern Michigan

Searching for ski conditions in Northern Michigan this weekend? Below, we've compiled the ski conditions pages for resorts across the north to make...

3 Snowshoe Adventures Perfect for a Northern Michigan Snow Day

From a slow, quiet trek in the woods to a heart-pumping climb atop a bluff, exploring the season’s sparkling white landscapes by snowshoe is an...


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Traverse City Biking is an Outdoor Paradise

Where To Try Fat Tire Biking in Traverse City

Traverse City's Sweet In-Town Mountain Bike Trails

Kid-Friendly Bike Trails In and Near Traverse City

Fishing in Traverse City

Seek Out Cisco in Grand Traverse Bay

Carp Fishing on the Boardman in Downtown TC

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Kayak TC's Boardman River + Safety Tips

Sip, Paddle & Roll on Kayak Brewery Tour

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Find a Travere City Golf Course

Take Your Shot at #15 at The Bear...One of a Kind

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