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Barefoot Magazine an Entertaining Guide to the Grand Traverse Resort & Spa

Grand Traverse Resort & Spa


  • Winter
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall

Choose Your Season

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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Published once per year, Barefoot Magazine is the official lifestyle magazine of Grand Traverse Resort and Spa.

With so many activities, and features to offer, we wanted to put together an entertaining and informative guide to our beautiful 900-acre property and the greater Traverse City region. Published once per year, Barefoot Magazine is the official lifestyle magazine of Grand Traverse Resort and Spa. The simple word “barefoot” is a direct reflection of a positive mood and attitude that overtakes each and every one of us while we travel on vacation. It’s the feeling that comes with a romantic walk on the beach. It’s the sense of relaxation that comes during a massage in our spa. It’s the sense of comfort that comes when you enter your room and kick off your shoes.

We invite you to discover for yourself why such high-profile publications as National Geographic, Outside Magazine, Money Magazine, Conde Nast Traveler and others have all labeled Traverse City, Michigan as a special place to visit and call home.

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