The Fall Color Blog – Fall Color Tours In Michigan

Traverse City Area

 
Get Ready to Enjoy The Color In Traverse City This Fall

Combine splendid fall color with the wooded hills and the sparkling waters of Lake Michigan and countless inland lakes and you have prime color touring country. Traverse City has it all for the fall visitor.

Fall Color Update: October 12, 2016 — We are now seeing some areas in Northern Lower Michigan getting closer to peak. This weekend – October 15 & 16 – should be a good weekend for a fall color tour. And the color should still be good for the weekend of October 22 & 23.

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Here is our Fall Color Photo Tour – Northern Lower Michigan – October 7, 2015

Lots of great fall events – Check here for latest. Make your plans to enjoy the fall color.

Benzie County Fall Color Updates

Leelanau County Fall Color Updates

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Traverse City Area Feature Fall Lodging

ResortsCrystal MountainThe Homestead

Traverse City – On The Bay LodgingBayshore ResortCherry Tree Inn & SuitesNorth Shore Inn

Benzie County LodgingHonor MotelLake ‘N Pines LodgeChimney Corners ResortSleeping Bear Resort

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Traverse City Area Featured Lodging

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Traverse City Area Fall Color Lodging & Services

Traverse City Fall Color Update – October 24, 2016
There were many regions in the Traverse City area with peak color for the weekend of October 22 & 23. You should still be able to find spots with good peak color through the week and into the weekend of October 29 & 30. Routes near the water – such as M-22 – should be [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Benzie County Fall Color Photos – October 19, 2016
Crystal Mountain – Benzie County Fall Color – October 19, 2016 A beautiful afternoon for a fall color tour in Benzie County. Here are some photos from Crystal Mountain and on the road in Benzie County. Fall colors are starting to peak. It should be a fantastic weekend for seeing the fall colors in Northern Michigan. Crystal [...] more...

Fall Color Photo Tour – Northern Lower Michigan – October 7, 2015
The 2015 fall color season is a little behind this year in Northern Lower Michigan, however, we are now seeing pockets of vivid early color along the interior routes of Northern Lower Michigan. There should be good early season color along these routes this weekend and we’d expect the colors to peak along the interior [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Fall Chairlift Rides
[ September 26, 2015; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. October 3, 2015; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. October 10, 2015; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. October 24, 2015; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Enjoy panoramic views of three counties and top-of-the-mountain attractions including live musical entertainment. Chairlift rides are on our Crystal Clipper Quad Chairlift located in the center of our frontside slopes. Tickets are available for purchase at the base of the Crystal Clipper. Cash bar available at the top of the mountain. Cost: Chairlift rides are $7 per [...] more...

The Hunt for the Reds of October – Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail – Weekdays in October
[ October 3, 2016 to October 31, 2016. ] Weekdays during October $10 per person Includes signature wine glass, a complimentary red wine pour at each winery and a $5 donation to the American Red Cross. GET TICKETS ONLINE NOW! Pick up glasses and tickets Tuesday through Friday, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail Office 10781 East Cherry Bend Road, Studio 1 Traverse City, Michigan 49684 Leelanau Peninsula has [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Spooktacular Saturday – October 29, 2016
[ October 29, 2016; ] Get outside and have some family fun during Spooktacular Saturday! 2-6pm: Wagon rides, caramel apples, petting zoo, pumpkin carving and more! Spooky Trail Walk 7-9pm: Ride the Loki lift & follow the lanterns down the spooky trail. Geared for families! $7 per person, 6 & under free with paying adult. Costume Party Eat, drink and be scary! Join us for a [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Chairlift Rides with Live Entertainment – October 29, 2016
[ October 29, 2016; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Enjoy panoramic views of three counties and top-of-the-mountain attractions including live musical entertainment by John Pomeroy. Chairlift rides are on our Crystal Clipper Quad Chairlift located in the center of our frontside slopes. Tickets are available for purchase at the base of the Crystal Clipper. Cash bar available at the top of the mountain. Cost: Chairlift rides [...] more...

Traverse City Zombie Run – 5K Run (or Walk) – October 29, 2016
[ October 29, 2016; 9:00 am; ] Join us for the Eighth Annual Traverse City Zombie Run, Saturday, October 29th. 2016 The Zombie Run has become a Traverse City Halloween tradition. What's not to like? Zombies and beer have always been a winning combination. Over the years we have seen zombies from all walks of life, or should I say death. Who will show up [...] more...

Toast the Season – Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail – Nov. 5 – 6 and Nov. 12 – 13, 2016
[ November 5, 2016 to November 6, 2016. November 12, 2016 to November 13, 2016. ] Celebrate the upcoming holiday season enjoying local wine and delicious fare along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail. Each year in November, enjoy tasting and touring during one of two consecutive weekends – November 5 and 6 or November 12 and 13, 2016. Tickets are $75 for couples or $50 for singles and include a featured wine [...] more...

Great Macaroni & Cheese Bake-Off – November 26, 2016
[ November 26, 2016; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] Saturday, November 26, 2016 10am-5pm Tickets: $40 advance (typically sells out) America’s favorite comfort food gets an upgrade at the hands of northern Michigan chefs. Each dish is expertly paired with an Old Mission Peninsula wine. It’s one of our most popular events! Tickets, which include a souvenir glass, will be on sale online HERE September 26 at 8:00 am for [...] more...

Jacob’s Corn Maze – Traverse City – August 8 – October 30, 2016
[ August 8, 2016 to October 30, 2016. ] 2016 Maze Season: August 8 - October 30 Life sized corn mazes are fun for everyone, young and old alike. Experience our world class computer designed 10 acre corn maze creation, unlike any other in Northern Michigan! This fall at Jacob’s Corn Maze, we’re headed on an adventure to scale the world’s tallest mountain, Mt. Everest! Our [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Chairlift Rides with Live Entertainment – August 20, 2016
[ August 20, 2016; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Enjoy panoramic views of three counties and top-of-the-mountain attractions including live musical entertainment by Belle Suite. Chairlift rides are on our Crystal Clipper Quad Chairlift located in the center of our frontside slopes. Tickets are available for purchase at the base of the Crystal Clipper. Cash bar available at the top of the mountain. Cost: Chairlift rides [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Chairlift Rides with Live Entertainment – August 24, 2016
[ August 24, 2016; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Enjoy panoramic views of three counties and top-of-the-mountain attractions including live musical entertainment by Jim Hawley. Chairlift rides are on our Crystal Clipper Quad Chairlift located in the center of our frontside slopes. Tickets are available for purchase at the base of the Crystal Clipper. Cash bar available at the top of the mountain. Cost: Chairlift rides [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Chairlift Rides with Live Entertainment – August 27, 2016
[ August 27, 2016; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Enjoy panoramic views of three counties and top-of-the-mountain attractions including live musical entertainment by Jetty Rae. Chairlift rides are on our Crystal Clipper Quad Chairlift located in the center of our frontside slopes. Tickets are available for purchase at the base of the Crystal Clipper. Cash bar available at the top of the mountain. Cost: Chairlift rides [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Chairlift Rides with Live Entertainment – August 31, 2016
[ August 31, 2016; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Enjoy panoramic views of three counties and top-of-the-mountain attractions including live musical entertainment by John Pomeroy. Chairlift rides are on our Crystal Clipper Quad Chairlift located in the center of our frontside slopes. Tickets are available for purchase at the base of the Crystal Clipper. Cash bar available at the top of the mountain. Cost: Chairlift rides [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Chairlift Rides with Live Entertainment – September 3, 2016
[ September 3, 2016; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Enjoy panoramic views of three counties and top-of-the-mountain attractions including live musical entertainment by Jeff Bihlman. Chairlift rides are on our Crystal Clipper Quad Chairlift located in the center of our frontside slopes. Tickets are available for purchase at the base of the Crystal Clipper. Cash bar available at the top of the mountain. Cost: Chairlift rides [...] more...

Harvest Stompede – Annual Vineyard Run & Walk – September 10 & 11, 2016
[ September 10, 2016 to September 11, 2016. ] This annual weekend features a spectacular race through Leelanau’s vineyards followed by a self-guided wine tour along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail featuring world class wines and culinary delights that reflect the season’s bounty. The Harvest Stompede Wine Tour starts on Saturday immediately following the race. The tour takes place from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm on Saturday [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Chairlift Rides with Live Entertainment – September 10, 2016
[ September 10, 2016; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Enjoy panoramic views of three counties and top-of-the-mountain attractions including live musical entertainment by Saul Chandler. Chairlift rides are on our Crystal Clipper Quad Chairlift located in the center of our frontside slopes. Tickets are available for purchase at the base of the Crystal Clipper. Cash bar available at the top of the mountain. Cost: Chairlift rides [...] more...

The Homestead – Fall Golf
Tee off into the crisp fall air while enjoying breathtaking views. Manitou Passage Golf Club, an Arnold Palmer signature course, and The Homestead have teamed up for the ultimate in value-filled getaways. Enjoy prime golf, discounted lodging, and a fine Italian dinner at Nonna’s. Discounts on a two-night stay at Little Belle One 18-hole round at Manitou Passage One 9-hole round at [...] more...

Leland Heritage Festival – September 17, 2016
[ September 17, 2016; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Live Music by Duck Soup! Dining & Shopping Specials! More Info Leland Classic Car Show Don't miss Van's annual "invitation only" automobile exhibition! The show continues to grow since it's inception and now numbers about a hundred vehicles from many eras. ~ Sponsored by Van’s Garage 12th Annual Wood Boats on the Wall 100 years of vintage wood boats from the region, including Chris Craft, Century, [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Chairlift Rides with Live Entertainment – September 17, 2016
[ September 17, 2016; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Enjoy panoramic views of three counties and top-of-the-mountain attractions including live musical entertainment by John Pomeroy. Chairlift rides are on our Crystal Clipper Quad Chairlift located in the center of our frontside slopes. Tickets are available for purchase at the base of the Crystal Clipper. Cash bar available at the top of the mountain. Cost: Chairlift rides [...] more...

Leelanau Harvest Tour – September 17, 2016
[ September 17, 2016; ] Pedal through Scenic Leelanau County Saturday, September 17, 2016 Tour Overview The Leelanau Harvest Tour is a great biking adventure for both families and single riders as the fall colors begin to show and temperatures begin to cool. Leaving from the Suttons Bay High School, routes of approximately 20, 40, 65, and 100 miles wind throughout beautiful Leelanau [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Farm-to-Table Dining Series – September 18 – 20, 2015
[ September 18, 2015 5:00 pm to September 20, 2015 5:00 pm. ] Our Farm-to-Table dining series brings the fresh flavors of northern Michigan to the Thistle Pub & Grille the third weekend of each month, May through October. Our chefs work with local farms, making personal visits to many of them, to build a custom three-course menu. Our Farm-to-Table series is a clear example of Crystal Mountain's commitment to [...] more...

Acme Fall Festival – September 24, 2016
[ September 24, 2016; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] The Annual Acme Fall Festival is fun for the whole family! Come out and enjoy a classic car, truck & tractor show, craft show & farmers market, live demonstrations, Wings of Wonder Live Raptor Show, a large kids area including pony rides, face painting, bounce houses and games! You won't want to miss out on all the [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Chairlift Rides with Live Entertainment – September 24, 2016
[ September 24, 2016; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Enjoy panoramic views of three counties and top-of-the-mountain attractions including live musical entertainment by Jim Hawley. Chairlift rides are on our Crystal Clipper Quad Chairlift located in the center of our frontside slopes. Tickets are available for purchase at the base of the Crystal Clipper. Cash bar available at the top of the mountain. Cost: Chairlift rides [...] more...

Leelanau UnCaged – September 24, 2016
[ September 24, 2016; ] The fourth annual Leelanau UnCaged will be Saturday, September 24th 2016 in Northport, Michigan. It will be a full day of music, dance, food and art. This event is inspired by John Cage, the famous American composer of music who once said of Spain that it was "the multiplicity of simultaneous visual and audible events all going [...] more...

Empire Hops Festival – October 1, 2016
[ October 1, 2016; 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Empire, Michigan will host the third annual Hops Festival on Saturday October 1st, 2016. Located in downtown Empire on Front Street between Union & La Rue Street, featuring local brewers, restaurants and bands! Tickets are $15.00 and includes a complimentary glass & drink ticket. Kids under 16 are free! EMPIRE HOPS FESTIVAL | SATURDAY OCTOBER 1st, 2016 Noon - 10:00pm Located [...] more...

Chateau Chantal – Harvest Fest 2016 – October 1, 2016
[ October 1, 2016; ] Chateau Chantal’s Seventeenth Annual Harvest Day! October 1, 2016 12 noon - 4pm Share with us the excitement of Harvest! Mark & Brian’s cellar and still will be open to smell wines, stomp grapes, and tour. Our tasting room staff will serve wine tastes and take private label orders. Also, special pricing on full case orders [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Chairlift Rides with Live Entertainment – October 1, 2016
[ October 1, 2016; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Enjoy panoramic views of three counties and top-of-the-mountain attractions including live musical entertainment by Jeff Bihlman. Chairlift rides are on our Crystal Clipper Quad Chairlift located in the center of our frontside slopes. Tickets are available for purchase at the base of the Crystal Clipper. Cash bar available at the top of the mountain. Cost: Chairlift rides [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Chairlift Rides with Live Entertainment – October 8, 2016
[ October 8, 2016; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Enjoy panoramic views of three counties and top-of-the-mountain attractions including live musical entertainment by Saul Chandler. Chairlift rides are on our Crystal Clipper Quad Chairlift located in the center of our frontside slopes. Tickets are available for purchase at the base of the Crystal Clipper. Cash bar available at the top of the mountain. Cost: Chairlift rides [...] more...

Fall Festival in Frankfort – October 8, 2016
[ October 8, 2016; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] The Frankfort-Elberta Chamber of Commerce and co-sponsors Benzie County Convention & Visitors Bureau, Graceland Fruit, Dinghy’s Restaurant & Bar, Harbor Lights Resort, Curtis Insurance and State Savings Bank will bring you the Annual Fall Festival celebration in Frankfort on Saturday, October 8 at 11:00 AM with the Fall Festival Parade (Parade Registration Form) featuring The Scottville Clown Band and entertaining Mutt March [...] more...

Devils Dive Half Marathon and 5k – Old Mission Peninsula – October 9, 2016
[ October 9, 2016; 8:00 am; ] On October 9th, 2016 the Half Marathoners for Devil's Dive will start, followed by the 5K participants. Along the way they will be greeted by devils, referees, cats, clowns, witches, angels, highlighters, zombies, minions and more! Race participants are encouraged to dressed up as well. Post race food includes bananas, bagels, caramel apples, candy, apple cider, pumpkin [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Peak2Peak Mountain Festival – October 14 – 16, 2016
[ October 14, 2016 to October 16, 2016. ] Join mountain bike racers and enthusiasts for a weekend of bike racing and festivities! Our Peak2Peak Mountain Festival, happening October 14-16, 2016, joins first-class mountain bike racing, great food and award-winning brews for a weekend of outdoor fun and surrounded by the autumn colors of northern Michigan. Admission to the festival is free. Friday, October 14 Pre-Race Pasta [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Founders Peak2Peak Mountain Bike Classic – October 15, 2016
[ October 15, 2016; ] The annual Founders Peak2Peak Mountain Bike Classic is held in and around the beautiful, gently rolling terrain surrounding Crystal Mountain. The race starts and finishes near the base of the front-side slopes. Riders journey through hardwood and pine forests along rambling two-tracks and flowing single-track on a course that is fast and challenging, but not [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Tour de Tykes Bike Race – October 15, 2016
[ October 15, 2016; 2:00 pm; ] Future Peak2Peak Mountain Bike Classic racers are invited to participate in the annual Tour de Tykes! Registration at the Mountain Adventure Zone starting at 1pm. The race is a fun event for racers ages 7-12 years old. Younger racers (ages 6 and under) can take part in the Tour de Tiny Tykes. All participants receive medals and [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Spooktacular Saturday – October 15, 2016
[ October 15, 2016 to October 16, 2016. ] Get outside and have some family fun during Spooktacular Saturday! 2-6pm: Wagon rides, caramel apples, petting zoo, pumpkin carving and more! Spooky Trail Walk 7-9pm: Ride the Loki lift & follow the lanterns down the spooky trail. Geared for families! $7 per person, 6 & under free with paying adult. Don't miss the Peak2Peak Mountain Festival » Fall Fun Pass Cost: [...] more...

Haunted Forest at Crystal Mountain – Saturday – October 17, 2015
[ October 17, 2015; 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Brave the haunted forest… if you dare. Warm yourself by the fire as the chill of distant screams fill the air. Tiptoe down the haunted trail, where frights lurk at every turn. Time: 7-10pm Cost: $8 for ages 9 and up. Ages 8 and under free (but not recommended). Purchase tickets at the Park at Water’s Edge. Fun Passes Purchase [...] more...

Frankfort Film Festival – October 20 – 23, 2016
[ October 20, 2016 to October 23, 2016. ] Plans are in the final stages for the 8th Annual Frankfort Film Festival slated for October 20-23 at The Garden Theater. The Frankfort Film Festival will again bring award-winning films from around the globe to the big screen in downtown Frankfort. Live music, restaurant specials, spectacular fall color combined with exceptional cinema and delightful company make this [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Chairlift Rides with Live Entertainment – October 22, 2016
[ October 22, 2016; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Enjoy panoramic views of three counties and top-of-the-mountain attractions including live musical entertainment by Jeff Bihlman. Chairlift rides are on our Crystal Clipper Quad Chairlift located in the center of our frontside slopes. Tickets are available for purchase at the base of the Crystal Clipper. Cash bar available at the top of the mountain. Cost: Chairlift rides [...] more...

Leland Fall Frenzy – October 22, 2016
[ October 24, 2015; 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. October 22, 2016; 6:00 pm; ] Enjoy Leland's Fall Frenzy! 'End of Season' Sales & Refreshments ~ Saturday, October 22, 2016 • 10am-6pm Great shopping deals Downtown and in Fishtown, with many businesses offering free refreshments! This is the 'last chance' for a few Fishtown businesses that close for the season after the 22nd. – Plan to have lunch, dinner or just grab an awesome cup of coffee at our dining and specialty food establishments, walk [...] more...

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