The spectacular natural environment and pleasant small-town feel of Traverse City makes it a popular destination for summer travelers. Its location on the shores of Lake Michigan provides plenty of outdoor recreation, and Cherry Capital Airport helps travelers to get here fast from Detroit or Chicago via American, Delta and United airlines.
Traverse City Airport facilities
The state-of-the-art terminal at Traverse City Airport is a real joy to travel through. Stylish interior décor and wireless internet service make up for the Spartan amenities (a single snack bar and a gift shop) by providing a comfortable atmosphere for waiting. Taxis and shuttles provide transport along with car rental in Traverse City Airport through the six national chains.
Traverse City Airport excursions
Lake Michigan plays a leading role in the outdoor fun around Traverse City. Freshwater beaches, vineyards and a huge state park give visitors a place to hike, bike, swim and boat right on the edge of town. The National Cherry Festival in July is the main event of the year though the City Opera House hosts live music, theatre and other performances year-round.
Best time to visit
Winters are a brutal season in Traverse City, with snow a frequent occurrence from November until the end of April. Anytime from May to October, you can expect nice weather intermixed with the occasional storm. Daytime temperatures hover at 25?C through the summer, luring the bulk of tourists to town to play along the lakeshore.
Car rental in Traverse City Airport
There are miles of protected National Lakeshore around town, which are best accessed with car hire in Traverse City Airport. All six of the rental firms represented inside the terminal offer competitive deals on cars, but often even lower prices are available online for those who compare car hire and book early.