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Family-Friendly Hotels in Traverse City, Michigan

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Top Traverse City Family-Friendly Hotels

Bayshore Resort
3 out of 5
833 East Front Street, Traverse City, MI
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The price is £90 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (708 reviews)

"We got a great deal off season on this property. We had never stayed before, but will definitely return. Excellent, spacious room and a delicious, well-stocked breakfast. Great location as well."…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar 2020

Bayshore Resort
Grand Beach Resort Hotel
2.5 out of 5
1683 US 31 N, Traverse City, MI
The price is £81 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (2,126 reviews)

"The breakfast buffet was good, and the pool was comfortable to be in. Not too cold"…"

Reviewed on 9 Apr 2020

Grand Beach Resort Hotel
Sugar Beach Resort Hotel
2.5 out of 5
1773 US 31 N, Traverse City, MI
The price is £81 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,608 reviews)

"Everything was great from check in to check out. Only spent one night, but would come back again!"…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar 2020

Sugar Beach Resort Hotel
Harbor Lights Resort
2.5 out of 5
15 S. Second Street, Frankfort, MI
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The price is £123 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (384 reviews)

"Always an awesome place to stay. Quite, clean and very comfortable."…"

Reviewed on 2 Feb 2020

Harbor Lights Resort
GrandStay Hotel & Suites of Traverse City
2.5 out of 5
1614 US 31 North, Traverse City, MI
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The price is £57 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (1,650 reviews)

"I can think of nothing even marginal to say about this place. Absolutely perfect in every way!! After staying in a few others in this pricepoint that were drug markets and filthy this property and staff shined!!! What a great place. Clean clean clean"…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar 2020

GrandStay Hotel & Suites of Traverse City
Great Wolf Lodge Traverse City
3.5 out of 5
3575 N US Highway 31 S, Traverse City, MI
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4.4/5Excellent! (796 reviews)

"This property caters to young families and grandparents. Our littles had so much fun in the waterpark. The water is nice and warm so you basically never get cold. There are slides for all ages and even a hot tub for children. Everything is kid friendy."…"

Reviewed on 29 Feb 2020

Great Wolf Lodge Traverse City
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Traverse City, MI
3 out of 5
420 Munson Ave, Traverse City, MI
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The price is £99 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (563 reviews)

"Clean and updated. The rooms were cozy and clean. The decor was really beautiful as well."…"

Reviewed on 1 May 2020

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Traverse City, MI
Crystal Mountain
3 out of 5
12500 Crystal Mountain Dr, Thompsonville, MI
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4.3/5Excellent! (341 reviews)

"Love the whole ambiance - sparkling lights outside and music. Easy walk to everything! We love the restaurants - great food!"…"

Reviewed on 25 Dec 2019

Crystal Mountain
Pinestead Reef Resort
4 out of 5
1265 N US Highway 31 N, Traverse City, MI
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4.3/5Excellent! (161 reviews)
Holiday get away

"The accommodations were great. I loved the kitchen and living area, a lot. Loved the winter pricing. The property appears to be getting some updates which are desperately needed."…"

Reviewed on 24 Dec 2019

Pinestead Reef Resort
Traverse Bay Inn
2.5 out of 5
2300 US 31 North, Traverse City, MI
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The price is £72 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (628 reviews)

"Extremely clean, very cozy, easy check-in/out, super comfy rooms"…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar 2020

Traverse Bay Inn
West Bay Beach-A Delamar Resort
3 out of 5
615 E Front Street, Traverse City, MI
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The price is £96 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (896 reviews)

"Great location to beach and down town. Very nice staff"…"

Reviewed on 23 May 2020

West Bay Beach-A Delamar Resort
Hampton Inn Traverse City
2.5 out of 5
1000 U S 31 N, Traverse City, MI
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The price is £104 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (744 reviews)

"Room was super clean and very nice. Staff was very friendly. Staff was very helpful and polite."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

Hampton Inn Traverse City
ParkShore Resort
2 out of 5
1401 US 31 North, Traverse City, MI
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £68 per night
4/5Very Good! (1,396 reviews)

"Everyone is always very nice and helpful. Rooms are clean and comfortable."…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar 2020

ParkShore Resort
Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Traverse City
2 out of 5
1870 N Us Highway 31 N, Traverse City, MI
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £72 per night
3.5/5Good! (1,595 reviews)

"it was clean, check out was very easy!!! easy to find location"…"

Reviewed on 15 Feb 2020

Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Traverse City
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Where should we stay in Traverse City?

The destination of Traverse City is a great choice if you've been thinking about a holiday with your children. The boating, beaches and lake views are just some of the things that make this an interesting destination for family trips. Take to the air and fly into Traverse City, MI (TVC-Cherry Capital), which is the closest airport, or Manistee, MI (MBL-Manistee County-Blacker), which is located 46 mi (74 km) from the city centre. When you're thinking about where you should stay in Traverse City, you might want to consider one of the 110 family-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation here.

Holidaying families have positive things to say about this accommodation:

Grand Beach Resort Hotel: Offers an indoor pool, free parking and free breakfast. This hotel is rated 2.5 stars.

When should we visit Traverse City?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family holiday. Use these tips to plan when to grab the children and head to Traverse City.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 26°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, March and December, with an average temperature of -9°F
  • Driest months: February, March, December and May, with an average rainfall of 53.50 inches
  • Rainiest months: September, August, October and June, with an average rainfall of 84.50 inches

What should we see and do in Traverse City?

City Opera House, Clinch Park and Old Town Playhouse are interesting attractions that you and your family will enjoy exploring while you are staying in Traverse City. Make sure that you have lots of time for activities such as Traverse Area District Library and Front Street.

Traverse City is also known for its:
  • Festivals
  • Boating
  • Golfing
  • Beaches
  • Tours
  • Shopping
  • Sailing

Frequently asked questions

What's Traverse City like for family-friendly holidays?
The destination of Traverse City is a great choice if you’ve been thinking about a holiday with your children. The boating, beaches and lake views are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family holidays. Fly into Traverse City, MI (TVC-Cherry Capital), which is the closest airport, or Manistee, MI (MBL-Manistee County-Blacker), which is located 46 mi (74 km) from the city centre.
What's the best hotel for a family holiday in Traverse City?
Sugar Beach Resort Hotel is a hotel with an indoor pool and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families.
What's the weather like in Traverse City?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 18°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of -4°C. Average annual rainfall for Traverse City is 840 mm.
What's there to see and do with your family in Traverse City?
While you and your family are holidaying in Traverse City, you may want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as Front Street and Clinch Park. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in the area’s activities such as Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Torch Lake and Clinch Park Beach.

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