HomeTag Traverse City

  By MIKE NORTON  Traverse City, MI – Most visitors know this Michigan town best as a summer destination of beaches, brewpubs and brilliant sunsets — but some of its best outdoor adventures linger long after the Labor Day weekend. In fact, autumn is often the best season for outdoor recreation in this place of dunes, lakes and forests. The summer crowds have vanished with the heat, the hills are ablaze with crimson, gold and orange, and...

Adults who want to combine their dogsled riding with a little weekend wine-tasting have been heading up to “Dog Sledding in the Vines” at Bowers Harbor Vineyards, just north of Traverse City. On selected winter Saturdays, a sled dog team from Second Chance Mushers have been giving rides through the nearby vineyards. As it happens, these huskies and malamutes aren’t ordinary sled dogs, either. They’ve been rescued from shelters and dog pounds by their owner,...

  Adults who want to combine their dogsled riding with a little weekend wine-tasting have been heading up to “Dog Sledding in the Vines” at Bowers Harbor Vineyards, just north of Traverse City. On selected winter Saturdays, a sled dog team from Second Chance Mushers have been giving rides through the nearby vineyards. As it happens, these huskies and malamutes aren’t ordinary sled dogs, either. They’ve been rescued from shelters and dog pounds by their...

Livability.com has it on its list of the nation’s best winter vacation destinations. Traverse City prides itself on the diversity of its winter experiences (both indoors and outdoors) and on the sheer physical beauty of its surroundings. The region presents a wide range of quality winter recreation for a comparatively moderate price – which appeals to people who don’t want to spend an entire vacation doing the same thing over and over. For more details...

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich.  (November 20,  2013) — The VASA Board has named Doug Dowdy the 2014 Race Director for the 38th Annual North American VASA Ski Races to be held February 8-9  on the VASA Trail in Traverse City, Michigan.  VASA President Pete LaPlaca announced today. As the new race director of the North American VASA, Dowdy has 26 years of experience in college athletics as well as a leadership role on the M-22 Challenge....

https://fasterskier.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2012/10/Brown-brought-the-heat.jpg

Third Nordic Fall Fest and Ski Swap Brick Wheels, Traverse City, Mich. Sunday, Oct. 21 , 9 AM-6 PM Need a little snow fix? Longingly looking at your waxing bench already? You are in luck this weekend, FC8L Cera F.Liquid. The SkiGo Representative, Roger Knight says for heat Click here for opportunities and times. Sign-up sheet: http://fasterskier.com/2011/10/how-to-wax-for-spit-blood-and-teeth “There’s something special about taking perfectly good snow, that’s gonna melt down a drain, and put it to good...