Book a cheap rental car and enjoy the freedom to roam while you’re visiting Traverse City (TVC)! Envision driving along a winding road, windows rolled down, leisurely passing scenic mountains, romantic beaches or popular roadside attractions in a comfortable rented car. Take the road less traveled, and discover more about the surroundings near Traverse City!
Located just 20 minutes of drive southwest of Traverse City on US-31, Interlochen treats art lovers with the Interlochen Center for the Arts. The city is also home to the Interlochen State Park, Michigan’s oldest state park. Inside the park are two scenic lakes- Green Lake and Duck Lake where you can enjoy swimming or fishing.
On moving around 30 miles in the west of Traverse City on US-31, you will reach Frankfort that attracts visitors with its historic marine port of Betsie Bay. Beach lovers will enjoy their time at the Elberta Beach Park. Reach the top of the towering Point Betsie Lighthouse to see beautiful views of the Lake Michigan and the surrounding.
Located one and half hour south of Traverse City on US-31, Petoskey is counted among best small towns in the USA. The town offers stunning lakeside views throughout the year and lies close to challenging ski slopes.