- The list below includes 56 free or cheap things to do in or near Traverse City, Michigan, including 46 different types of inexpensive activities like Bike Paths, City Tours, Hiking Trails and Maze.
- From Traverse Area Recreation & Transportation Trails to Traverse Area District Library, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Traverse City and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Empire, Glen Arbor, Leland and Suttons Bay.
Rove Estate Vineyard and Winery 7007 East Traverse Highway, Traverse City, MI MoreLess Info
Family-owned vineyard offers an overview of vineyard history, 20% coupon, souvenir glasses, and a tasting with additional VIP pours.
96% 143 votes
P.O. Box 252, Traverse City, MI 49685 MoreLess Info
Traverse Area Recreation & Transportation Trails operates eight trails within Grand Traverse and Leelanau counties, along with a bike trail. One of their trails is the flat 10.5-mile TART trail used by families, bicyclists, dog walkers, parents pushing strollers and inline skaters between Carter Road and Aero P…
99% 75 votes
610 Woodmere Avenue, Traverse City, MI 49686 MoreLess Info
The Traverse Area District Library has many services including, loaning books, magazines, and CDs, plus a downloadable eBook service. Each of the six library facilities has meeting rooms, computers for public use, free Wi-Fi, and library programs covering many topics.
Located near the marina, Clinch Beach, offers 1500-feet of sandy beachfront with all of the amenities you could ask for. Featuring swimming and picnic areas, paddleboat rentals, playground areas, and more, you will be glad you visited.
The 47-acre Traverse City State Park was established with just 16 acres in 1920. The park is popular for its beach, biking, fishing, along with metal detecting because the area was originally the home of the Ottawa branch of the Algonquin Indians.
86% 569 votes
1200 W 11th St., Traverse City, MI 49684 MoreLess Info
Many of Traverse City's most beautiful, historic structures are now part of The Village at Grand Traverse Commons, a shopping district in the city's heart. Many of the shops are housed in a former hospital and psychiatric asylum that have been renovated as spacious, inviting commercial venues.
A tourist attraction, Mission Point Lighthouse is important to the history of Michigan. The lighthouse is open for tours including its living quarters. Tourists can also walk the local trail or purchase memorabilia at the gift shop.