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The Village at Grand Traverse Commons

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Address: 1200 W 11th St, Traverse City, MI 49684-3287
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Old state asylum that is being renovated into shops, restaurants, wineries,...

Old state asylum that is being renovated into shops, restaurants, wineries, and more...lots to look at, including tons of trails to walk, bike, ski, etc.

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Beautiful!

Plenty of places to shop and eat near here. There are also mountain biking trails right in the village as well. Parking spaces tent to get a tad limited later in the day. overall... read more

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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9 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Plenty of places to shop and eat near here. There are also mountain biking trails right in the village as well. Parking spaces tent to get a tad limited later in the day. overall one of my favorite places to go see

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Thank crietsema
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6 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Enjoyed the tour. Love seeing the new part and the untouched buildings. I do have question, if anyone can answer would appreciate. The tour guide read a note a patient left for the staff. Does anyone know the words or know where to find it. It was very good. Thanks

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Thank beetle1974
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful and full of character! The location was perfect! We were on the 3rd floor loft which had an awesome view. There were restaurants and shops on the main floor and just minutes from Front St. Definitely recommend!

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Thank Kimmee L
University Center
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love the tour, the history, and seeing the sites, however, it is hard for me to believe with all of the money they are making from the tours, that they can't hire someone to pick up trash along the way. If each of the tour guides bent down and picked up one piece on the tour, it would not... More 

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Thank Denise D
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Expensive, next time we'll spend more on activities. Like staying longer in town, kayaking, hiking, biking.

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Traverse City, Michigan
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a very unique set of buildings that provide for a multi use facility. The structure is a converted ex State hospital with tours available. On the Garden level are restaurants and retail stores that offer unique products from Christmas related items and hand made jewelry to art and hand made items from around the region. The restaurant offerings... More 

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Thank Ronald S
Detroit, Michigan
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great specialty goodies! Elderberry syrup, cheddar dill cracker seasonings, candies walnuts, soaps, jewelry....you name it!

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Thank Kathy W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Usually always stop here when I visit TC. We were lucky to make it to the farmers market this visit. All of the vendors are very friendly and most offer free samples which are delicious. We walked by Red Spire and the aroma was amazing, will definitely return there for brunch next time.

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Thank BakeMoreCake
Holland, Michigan
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44 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I haven't taken the tour there, but I've walked through the shops several times. There always seem to be some rather unique local shops inside. Across the parking lot we typically stop at Left Foot Charlie's and the coffee shop. Inside there is a restaurant I've been meaning to try but never seem to be there at the right time.... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The mall is an old hospital that was converted into shops, the history is quite interesting as it was used to treat mental patients at one point. They offer tours of all the buildings or you can just check out the shops or restaurant in the main building.

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