Grand Traverse Getaway Williamsburg
GRAND TRAVERSE GETAWAY (condo within the Grand Traverse Bay Resort complex):
**Located on the Grand Traverse Bay Resort
**Three Golf Courses on site
** Grand Traverse Bay Resort Amenities such as dining, golf, and the spa can be purchased separately. All other amenities offered at resort require resident status or membership.
Golf, Play, Relax....Looking for a ideal getaway for the golf-loving couple? Experience everything that the Traverse City area has to offer and make this your launching point for amazing day trips to Traverse City, Old Mission Peninsula, and Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes! The options of activities in the area are endless, from award-winning dining experiences, wineries, micro-breweries, sailing to biking will put the bow on your memories of your time together.
The Grand Traverse Getaway condominium sits along the 4th hole of the Spruce Run golf course. Looking out your window and capturing the view of the golf course is the ideal way to start your day. Bringing another couple or your small family (2 children max) is also an option, as the living room can easily convert to a 2nd sleeping space via the couch. The simple décor and comfortable furnishings at the condo provide ample space to prepare for the fun day ahead, easily make a meal and then decompress.
This clean modern space, just outside of Traverse City, provides a fabulous backdrop to unwind at the end of your adventurous day.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Air Conditioning: Yes! This property has A/C
Attractions/Things to do:
Traverse Area Recreational Trail 8 minutes (3.7 miles)
Front Street: 14 minutes (6.7 miles)
The Village at Grand Traverse Commons: 17 minutes (10 miles)
Tall Ship Manitou: 18 minutes (9.8 miles)
Mission Point Lighthouse: 33 minutes (24.4 miles)
Turtle Creek Casino: 8 minutes (4.4 miles)
ATVs: This property is located in a downtown/residential area, ATVs are not permitted for use.
Animals: Squirrels, chipmunks, and birds.
Bathrooms: There is one full bathroom with a tub/shower
Beach/Swimming (In order of distance):
Keith J. Charters Traverse City State Park: 7 minutes (4 miles)
Bryant Park Beach: 13 minutes (6.6 miles)
Clinch Park Beach: 14 minutes (7.6 miles)
Good Harbor Bay Beach: 43 minutes (28.4 miles)
Bedroom Configurations: There is a queen bed in the bedroom and a sleeper sofa in the living room and an ottoman that folds out into a twin
Boat Rentals (In order of distance):
Blue Sky Rentals: 6 minutes (3.3 miles)
Memories Traverse City Rental: 7 minutes (3.3 miles)
H2O Sport Rentals: 16 minutes (7.9 miles)
Boat Launch (In order of distance):
Sunset Launch: 6 minutes (3.2 miles)
E Grand Traverse Bay Boat Launch: 17 minutes (10.1 miles)
Bugs: Mosquitos are common during Michigan summers. Bring your bug spray!
Cable: There are some cable TV channels!
Cell Phone Service: Major carriers works well in this area!
Coffee Maker: There is a drip coffee maker
Day Trips (In order of distance):
Downtown Traverse City: 15 minutes (7.9 miles)
Old Mission Peninsula: 24 minutes (16.2 miles)
Torch Lake: 28 minutes (22.7 miles)
Bellaire, MI (Home of Short's Brewing Co.): 39 minutes (30.1 miles)
Sleeping Bear Dunes: 52 minutes (35.6 miles)
Dining: The Grand Traverse Resort has many dining options on location, such as:
*Aerie: If you are looking for a unique dining experience, Aerie is the place to go. Overlooking the Grand Traverse Bay, the views, and the food, are one of a kind.
*Sweetwater: A family-style American bistro located right by the resort
*The Grille: Located at The Clubhouse, The Grille overlooks The Bear golf course. This restaurant offers American-style dinner and lunch options, the perfect place to stop after a day of golf
*Jack's Taproom: Jack's offers pub food and a variety of craft beer
*The Den Bar: Similar to Jack's, The Den offers upscale pub food as well as a full drink menu.
Distances (In Order of Distance):
Mackinaw City 1 hour & 52 minutes(110 miles)
Detroit: 3 hours & 41 minutes (249 miles)
Chicago: 4 hours & 47 minutes (317 miles)
Milwaukee: 6 hours & 8 minutes (416 miles)
Dock: There is no dock at this property
Drinking Water: City water
Drugs/Smoking/Fireworks: Freshwater does not permit illegal drugs of any kind on the property. Due to the location of the properties, smoking is strongly discouraged around the home and strictly prohibited in the home. Fireworks are prohibited at a Freshwater location for the safety of all persons in and around the property, even if it is legal in that city.
Events: Traverse City holds many summer events, such as:
National Cherry Festival: July 2nd- 9th
Northwestern Michigan Fair: August 7th-13th
Traverse City Horse Show: June 16th-19th, June 22th-26th
Great Lakes Equestrian Festivals: July 6th-10th, July 13th-17th, July 20th-24th, July 27th-31, August 3rd-7th, and August 9th-14th
Fireplace: Bring your firewood! There is a wood-burning fire at the property!
Fire-pit: A propane fire-pit is available for guest use
Fishing: Bring your fishing poles! Grand Traverse Bay is known to have bass, salmon, and trout!
Fishing License: A license is required in order to fish in Michigan. Click here to purchase your license online
Golf: There are three golf courses located at the property:
1. The Bear: This course ranked in the top 20th toughest courses in Golf Digest, this course is designed for those who want a challenge. Featuring fruit orchards, lakes, terraced fairways, and deep grassy roughs, The Bear is a truly stunning golf course.
2. The Wolverine: This course is designed for intermediate golfers, with four tee sets available for golfers off all skill level. Wetlands and water are featured throughout the course, and views of the Grand Traverse Bay.
3. Spruce Run: Spruce and fir trees decorate this course. Spruce Run is best known as the host for the Michigan Open in the 1980s, and is easier than The Bear.
Grill: There is a small propane grill at the property.
Grocery Stores: Meijer is 5 minutes away! (1.7 miles)
Handicap Friendly: There are stairs at this property.
Heat: Wall heaters are used at the property.
Hunting: Hunting is not permitted, as this is a residential/downtown area.
Internet: Yes! WIFI is available here
Linens: Yes, we provide your sheets and linens. Just like a hotel, the beds will be made for you upon arrival.
Parking: There is covered parking and a parking lot available with a two car max
Pets: Pets are not allowed at this property
Privacy: This property is located in a resort which has changed ownership into individual condominium owners. The walls are thinner, as in older apartments. If the people above are heavy walkers, you can hear them walk around upstairs. We ask that guests be courteous of others and adhere to any resort quiet time policies (10pm-9am)
Space: 750 sq.ft. condo
Seniors: This property is senior-friendly, but be aware that there are stairs
Televisions: There are TV's at the property with local channels available
Towels: All bath and kitchen towels will be provided during your stay. Please bring beach towels with you!
Washer and Dryer: There is not a washer and dryer at the property, but Eastfield Laundry is 11 minutes away! (6.3 miles)
Wineries & Brewing Companies (In order of distance):
Mari Vineyards: 16 minutes (9.9 miles)
Grand Traverse Brewing Company: 19 minutes (10.1 miles)
Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery: 25 minutes (16.5 miles)
Bowers Harbor Vineyard: 25 minutes (16.8 miles)
Chateau Chantal Winery & Inn: 28 minutes (19 miles)
Wood: Fire wood is not provided
- Air conditioner unit (window or portable unit)
- Basic Paper Products (Paper Towel & TP)
- Blow Dryer
- Box Fans
- Cable- Satellite TV
- Carbon Monoxide Detector
- Heat- Electric Heaters Only
- Internet/ WiFi
- Iron & Ironing board
- Linens & Towels included
- Smoke Detectors
- Antibacterial Hand-Sanitizer
- Coffee maker
- Cooking and Baking Pans
- Dishwasher (plus Detergent)
- Standard Kitchenware & Utensils
- Fire Pit
- Grill-Mini (propane)
- Patio Chairs
|January 2022 - December 2023||01/01/2022 - 12/31/2023||2||$129.00|
|January - December 2024||01/01/2024 - 12/31/2024||2||$0.00|
Hi Taylor! Thank you for sharing your review of your stay! We are so happy to know you enjoyed your time at Grand Traverse, and that you found the home to be well located for getting to and from Traverse City! We can't wait to host you again!
Manager Response: Kimberly, we couldn't agree more! There is so much to do here! Thank you for sharing your experience at Grand Traverse Getaway!
Barb, thank you for this lovely review! We love hearing that the property exceeded your expectations, and we appreciate your recommendation. We do hope to work with you again.
Thank you for sharing your review of our Grand Traverse Getaway while in Williamsburg! It's great to know that the condo was able to provide you with a comfortable, convenient stay while in the area attending your conference! Hopefully we can host you again in the future!