TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (WOOD) - Sometimes we all need to take a little time for ourselves to get away from the stressors of work and family life. That's something most of us don't do enough, so why not plan a little getaway with some girlfriends for a much deserved break. Rachael found the perfect girls getaway, only a short drive away in Traverse City!
Here are three fun activities she recommends adding to your next weekend getaway.
Cross Country Skiing or Snowshoeing at the Boardman River Nature Center
Built on the banks of the Boardman River, the Boardman River Nature Center offers over 500 acres to explore. The Nature Center offers trails to cross country ski or snowshoe, along with an interpretive gallery with live animals and rotating exhibits that change with the seasons.
The Boardman River Nature Center is open to the public, admission-free Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Lunch at Red Ginger
237 E Front St Traverse City, MI 49684
Take a step into Red Ginger and you'll experience a big city feel in a small town setting. This fine dining restaurant offers Asian cuisine and specializes in sushi.
Shopping at Warehouse Marketplace
The Marketplace is situated in downtown Traverse City which is packed with wonderful shopping options. Inside the Warehouse Marketplace you'll find eight stylish boutiques as well as a cafe.
Right now you can take advantage of some great deals through Traverse City Great Escapes . Now through the middle of May, you can get dozens of deals and special rates on lodging, dining, movies, spa services, wine purchases and entertainment, perfect for planning an affordable girl's getaway! Call 1-800-940-1120 today or visit them online at www.traversecity.com.
GRAM Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony in front of a festive downtown crowd at Rosa Parks Circle Friday night.
Two people were taken to the hospital after one vehicle crossed the center line, causing a head-on crash in Ada Township Friday night.
Police say snow made roads "treacherous" Sunday and urged people to stay home if possible.