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Recent Traverse City property reviews

  • First week of July

    "My family of 12 stayed at Sarah's Retreat the first week of July. The pictures were excellent representations of the house. We were all very comfortable in our rooms and in the community areas. The sleeping porch was an excellent area for the kids to hang out and relax at night with a movie. However, it was not the best area for sleeping. Many bugs and spiders including spiders' eggs nest had to be removed from the futon bed. The kids loved the lawn area in front of the water. The view is spectacular from the house. The house is very well situated for convenient trips into Traverse City and the rest of Leelanau. The only other problem we experienced was that three lifts were in the water surrounding the dock. With the waves and slippery rocks in the same area as the lifts, it was a bit difficult for the children and some adults to make it around the lifts and get to the sandy area of the lake. I would highly recommend Sarah's Retreat to all. Lake Leelanau is gorgeous and this property is a wonderful location to experience all of the wonder of the TC area."
    Guest: Jennifer S. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 13, 2014
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  • Classic up north cottage

    "Charming old fashioned cottage very well equipped and very quiet . Despite some high temps, we were comfortable with just fans because it is so shady. Note: the lake is very mucky and not much good for swimming. The big bed is very soft- way too soft for my comfort but fine for my husband who can sleep anywhere. I spent the first night on the sofa and then discovered if I stuffed pillows between the mattress and box spring, I could make it acceptable. The pull out sofa is like a bed of cans. The photos are accurate. It is very cute with a modern kitchen and has everything you need. Its about 15-20 min. from downtown TC."
    Guest: Finness Date of Stay: July 2013 Review Submitted: July 17, 2013
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  • Beautiful new home + incredible waterfront = Wonderful Vacation

    "We rented this beautiful new custom built home for a week in the middle of July and had such a great time, it's hard to describe! The sandy bottom of the lake with the huge area for my grandchildren to play and swim in was fantastic ... they had a blast kayaking in the shallow water, and we didn't have to worry about them being in deep water. Close to Traverse City if you want to eat at the outstanding restaurants, and also close to cherry orchards where you can pick you own fresh cherries, so delicious! When we arrived the house was so much more beautiful than the pictures, which is a a rare surprise ... the owners take immaculate care of the house, and we did too (treated it like our own home). In the evenings, the kids enjoyed the full array of channels on the HDTV, and we all enjoyed the beautiful sunsets! I highly recommend this home, Lake Leelanau and the wonderful fun you can have in this beautiful part of the world ... it was a refreshing treat from our 100 degree Texas heat!!"
    Guest: Texas Jack Date of Stay: July 2013 Review Submitted: November 9, 2013
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  • Great Family Vacation

    "The Condo was immaculate and Roy was great to work with. The location was perfect, we were able to walk to the beach, park, and into town. We had a fantastic stay and look forward to staying there again."
    Guest: Missy Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 20, 2014
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Traverse City Travel Tips

Experience a Rejuvenating Return to Nature at Traverse City Vacation Rentals

Traverse City is the definitive "Up North" experience for Michigan! If you want beaches, forest trails, great shopping, and fantastic restaurants, they're all within your reach. There's lots of Traverse City lodging available for your vacation. With just the click of a button, you could be spending your next summer getaway at one of the many Northwest Michigan lake houses available in Traverse City.

Redefine Comfort with a Traverse City Vacation Home

Staying at tacky, overpriced hotels while vacationing is a bad habit that needs to be stopped immediately. You'll understand why the minute you step foot in a vacation home. Instead of cramped, homes are spacious and expansive, giving you and your family all the room you need to stretch out. Instead of waiting for your turn to use the shower, you can enjoy multiple bathrooms, in addition to multiple bedrooms, a living room, a dining room, and whatever your heart desires. Instead of eating whatever the continental breakfast or nearby drive-thru has to offer, cook your own meals from the comfort of your very own kitchen. And instead of retreating to the balcony—if your hotel even has one—you could enjoy a backyard with a lake.

The Best of Northern Michigan

Traverse City strikes the perfect balance between large town and quiet summer getaway. There's plenty to do here including hiking though the beautiful forests, boating on Lake Michigan, or enjoying any of the multiple beaches in the area. Go on an adventurous stroll through the rolling Sleeping Bear Dunes, check out some local brews at a microbrewery, and enjoy all the fine dining and shopping this fantastic town has to offer.

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