Grand Traverse County Real Estate
Grand Traverse County is truly Up North! Residents enjoy East and West Grand Traverse Bays of Lake Michigan, inland lakes and rivers, wooded trails and paved bike paths, as well as community ski hills. In addition, indoor and outdoor tennis facilities, gyms, and indoor pools keep residents busy and fit. Grand Traverse County was recently named one of the most active counties in Michigan.
Grand Traverse County At A Glance
A friendly, small town feel is evident though out the villages and towns in the county. Tree-lined downtown streets, waterfront and countryside views, and subdivisions full of neighbors are all possible options.
Orchards and vineyards thrive in northern Michigan so fresh fruit and local wines are full of flavor! Weekly farmers’ markets may be found throughout the county from spring to fall.
With a vibrant restaurant and retail scene, Traverse City provides the greatest number of dining options in the county but most towns and villages offer restaurants and groceries. Several gourmet restaurants are found in the tiniest towns around the county.
The arts community is thriving with playhouses, theaters, art galleries and classes. Interlochen Arts Academy brings artists and students from around the world to the region. The Traverse City Film Festival is a popular summer event, showing 115 features and 66 shorts in 2017.
The National Writer’s Series brings nationally known authors to Traverse City, as well as funding the Front Street Writer’s Program for aspiring high school writers.
Grand Traverse County is a popular tourist destination with various locations finding their way to national “Best of…” lists.