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Traverse City State Park
Ranked #20 of 108 things to do in Traverse City
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Owner description: Popular with families, this park offers a variety of outdoor recreations from swimming and sunbathing to biking and camping.
Holt, Michigan
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145 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“pleasantly surprised”
Reviewed 28 October 2013

I've been camping in an RV before but never in a tent at a state park. I went here for the first time and feel in love. I plan on going back for sure. Park is across from the beach, theres a sky walk to avoid the traffic, your close to everything as far as shopping, dining and more beaches. This park is clean, friendly atmosphere and plenty of space. The restrooms were extremely clean. Fire pits and picnic tables included in each spot. bikes and pets welcome.

Visited August 2013
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Orland Park, IL
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117 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Terrific views”
Reviewed 23 October 2013

We were there in the fall so it wasn't crowded but the views are fantastic from the beach. You have to pay to get in and park during the summer months or you can walk or bike in for no charge. There was no one there to collect the entrance fee during the week in October.

Visited October 2013
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Nashville, TN
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863 reviews
579 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 836 helpful votes
“Nice Park on Grand Traverse Bay”
Reviewed 13 October 2013

We enjoyed early evening strolls on the beach and spent some time just sitting on one of the benches enjoying the view and the ducks. The small sailboats made for pretty images.

Visited September 2013
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Westerly, RI
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Free of Charge”
Reviewed 28 September 2013

Just pull up, park your car, and walk to the sandy shore and enjoy the bay...no charge like the beaches in New England...

Visited July 2013
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Thank Kenneth O
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Super City”
Reviewed 8 September 2013

Spent a couple of days in the city. It has a wonderful lake frontage, beautiful sculptures and generally nice atmosphere. The shops on the Main Street were well kept and brimming with colourful clothes, art shops and cafe's. we happened to be there when there was an Art Walk. We kept seeing people walking along with empty wine glasses and discovered they were visiting the local art galleries to look and possibly purchase art, and in each gallery were free drinks. It was an excellent way of meeting people from the area.
We had hired a car and it was easy to visit the wineries on both sides of the peninsula.
A special place.

Visited September 2013
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