Grand Traverse Resort & Spa a Traverse City Michigan Hotel

Grand Traverse Resort & Spa


  • Winter
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall

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Winter Activities

  • Snowmobiling
  • Snowshoeing
  • Ice Skating
  • Skiing & Snowboarding
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Indoor Water Playground
  • Winter Microbrew Festival
  • Indoor Golf

Spring Activities

  • Sunday Brunch in Aerie Restaurant
  • Traverse City Hunting & Fishing Expo
  • Spring Sip 'n Savor Wine Event
  • Bayshore Marathon
  • Old Mission Blossom Days Wine Event
  • Traverse City Shopping Spree
  • Self-Guided Foodie Tour
  • Dennos Museum Center
  • Indoor Tennis
  • Gaming at Turtle Creek Casino

Summer Activities

  • Swimming at the Beach Club
  • Visit Sleeping Bear Dunes
  • Elk Rapids Harbor Days
  • Watersport Rentals at the Beach Club
  • 54-Holes of Championship Golf
  • Ice cream at Dylan's Candy Bar
  • Summer Microbrew Festival
  • Fishing
  • National Cherry Festival
  • Traverse City Film Festival

Fall Activities

  • Scenic Fall Golf
  • Detroit Red Wings Training Camp
  • Fall Tennis
  • Bike the TART Trail
  • Take a Spa-cation
  • Microbrew Tour
  • Group Wine Tour
  • Iceman Cometh Mountain Bike Race
  • Fall Color Tour
  • Sunset Dining in Aerie

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Resorting to the Good Life

Within one day’s drive or a commuter flight from most major Midwest cities, guests arrive at our premier Michigan resort to discover the destination’s gifts - time, relaxation and adventure.

Rising in the midst of northern Michigan’s freshwater bounty, winding wooded trails and sugar-sand beaches, you’ll find Grand Traverse Resort and Spa. Regarded as a premier Michigan vacation destination, we’ve been ranked among the nation’s finest resorts with accolades from Golf Digest, USA Today, Family Circle, Conde Nast, Travel + Leisure and others.

We’re always honored to receive such recognition but throughout our 900-acre property - from the sandy shores of Lake Michigan’s Grand Traverse Bay to the top of our 17-story glass Tower - our team’s focus is on presenting you with a grand experience. Whether you’ve arrived for business, vacation or a more permanent stay, you’ll find accommodations, amenities and activities right here that suit your needs and lifestyle, paired with service that exceeds expectations.

You’ll also find that our own love for northern Michigan’s unique natural attributes and commitment to our community instills a level of environmental stewardship that surpasses hospitality standards nationwide. Through the implementation of our Environmental Management System and the relentless effort from every Resort employee, Grand Traverse Resort and Spa practices ongoing stewardship of the environment.


  • 900 acres of northern Michigan landscape
  • 86,500 square feet of versatile meeting space
  • 7,000 square-foot Spa Grand Traverse
  • Nearly 600 guest rooms and condominiums
  • Five restaurants and lounges, including Aerie Restaurant & Lounge on the 16th floor
  • Gallery of Shops
  • Three championship golf courses including Jack Nicklaus-designed The Bear, The Wolverine by Gary Player and Spruce Run by William Newcomb
  • Private Beach Club on Lake Michigan
  • Four indoor/outdoor pools and several indoor/outdoor hot tubs
  • Indoor water playground
  • 100,000 square-foot health club with five indoor tennis courts
  • The Dog Dreams Inn - The ultimate dog retreat for guests who want to bring their furry family members
    (Located on Resort grounds)
  • Nearby Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel
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