Whether you take choose springtime, when the largest concentration of tart cherry trees are in bloom, or opt for summertime when the trees are laden with fruit, this short drive up the Old Mission Peninsula from the bustling lakeside resort town of Traverse City is sure to be a great one.

Scenic Drive Tips

In Traverse City, enjoy brewpubs, wineries, beaches, and more Northern Michigan fun. As you cross the 45th Parallel, you’ll be officially half-way between the equator and the North Pole. Old Mission Point Lighthouse has great lake views. Enjoy Old Mission Peninsula’s restaurants. Take a side trip or two to travel through the orchards and along the lake up the East and West Arms of Grand Traverse Bay.

Submitted By

Bill Semion

Photo Source

Kayak, Old, Traverse, Mission Point Lighthouse

Important Note

As indicated above, this scenic drive was submitted by an independent third party and has not been verified by Triple E Recreational Vehicles. Please do your own research on suitability, road conditions and road safety before attempting to drive this route.