It was in use from 1870-1933, and now is open to tourists who come to climb to its top and look out at Lake Michigan and its shores.
The lighthouse has a small gift shop, and is surrounded by miles of trails that run through the park.
The Manitou is a replica of a 19th century cargo schooner, 114’ long, and capable of carrying 59 passengers.
The Scout is a 38’ foot sailing yacht designed for small groups.
Beautiful beaches, an excellent cycling trail network, and superior fishing are popular within the community and its visitors.
Traverse City has transformed itself into the cultural, business, and educational center of Northwest Michigan.
Traverse City has a vibrant annual film festival centered around Front Street’s two historic movie houses, a National Cherry Festival every July, and a Winter Comedy Festival that draws talent from all over the United States.
With pedestrian walkways, broad lawns, and historic arboretum, the Village is a popular picnicking site, and the hiking and biking trails in the 480 acre preserve around the property are in frequent use by those wishing to exercise along the banks of Kid’s Creek.
C., from Seattle, Sedona, LV, LA, Atlanta, Denver, Dallas, Hot Springs, Carlsbad, Phoenix, Nashville, MT, Tucson, Retreats, KY, Portland this weekend, Charlotte, CA, SF, Destin, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Palm Springs, Boise, FL, NY The Dennos Museum Center is an art gallery affiliated with Northwestern Michigan College.
It has an enormous collection of Inuit art from the Baffin Island area of Nunavut in northern Canada; there are prints, drawings, sculptures, and textiles by Inuit artists.
The gallery has a shop, is open for school visits, has a concert series, and provides adult, youth, and family programming. Front Street, Traverse City, MI 49686, Phone: 231-995-1055 The Great Lakes Children’s Museum is a hands-on, interactive educational museum designed for children between the ages of 1-10.
Open since 1988, the museum has engaging exhibits that teach children about gravity, the water cycle, the Great Lakes watershed, allows children to play on a Great Lakes freighter, and gives them opportunities to test out a water table, to build bridges, and to use a periscope.