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The Village at Grand Traverse Commons

1200 W 11th St, Traverse City, MI 49684-3287
+1 231-941-1900
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LOVE it here

Every trip to Traverse City brings a well anticipated outing to the Commons. We love the quaint... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bay City, Michigan
An interesting restoration/redevelopment of this historic space - great rainy day visit

Based on a local's recommendation, we visited the former asylum and found it fascinating. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Evanston, Illinois
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1200 W 11th St, Traverse City, MI 49684-3287
+1 231-941-1900
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Reviewed yesterday

Every trip to Traverse City brings a well anticipated outing to the Commons. We love the quaint shops and the grounds are beautiful. Definitely a feeling of old world, and one can really feel the medical history there as well. It is a great use...More

Thank BlueIris0611
Reviewed 2 days ago

Based on a local's recommendation, we visited the former asylum and found it fascinating. The re-use of the space was well thought out. We wandered through the lower level, where the shops and restaurants are located. My husband and I walked through the entire 'building...More

Thank BJ C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great way to spend the day. Quaint shops and great food. Architecture is amazing. So happy they are saving and persering it. Highly recommend taking a tour. Our guide Joe gave a great tour and made it fun. Money from tours goes for further restorations...More

Thank robnlisa69
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This great historical site has everything from great food and wine to gift shops and underground ghost tours! It's a fun treasure where you're sure to find something for everyone. If you're in Traverse City and looking for a great place to dine, shop, or...More

Thank Sunshinefoody
Reviewed 5 days ago

I walk or tour this place on a weekly basis. Great shops, cool restaurants and relaxing atmosphere. Hit the many shops or restaurants, the Pleasanton Bakery or just go for a walk through the buildings or the grounds. Better yet this the hiking trails in...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 6 days ago

Expensive shops, lots of little gathering places for chit chat and coffee. Handicapped entrances not well marked. Was not very comfortable here.

Thank Barb R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thought we would go for a ride and check it out. The shops there were very different and most were very expensive. We walked through quickly and left. These older buildings were very creepy.

Thank Sheri L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love that this former psychiatric hospital found a new life other than a wrecking ball. It is great to see the thriving shops and full condos. I think it is a must see in Traverse City!

Thank MichiganTravelgirl66
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting history revealed during the tour. Our tour guide Dave was great and took his time explaining the history in great detail. If you are looking for something to do off the beaten path, I would check out this site. As part of the tour...More

Thank aprice4505
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was filled with little shops and restaurants. All of the workers/shop proprietors were very friendly and helpful to our party.

Thank Suebeedoo4u
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YES YES YES. Please reserve the Monday tour for two at noon on Monday, May 9, 2016. Thank you so much.
7 May 2016|
Response from upnorth98 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think the tour organizer will see your post and make your reservation. I suggest you call and confirm.
I have written a request already for reservations for my daughter and me on Mother's Day to take the asylum tour. Did not know until recently we needed to do this in advance. We rarely get together, and this is something we would like to do. I am waiting for an answer to my query.
6 May 2016|
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Response from Krystal F | Property representative |
Hi bayliss - Unfortunately there are no tours being offered on Sunday. We did add a tour Monday at noon if that may work for your schedule.
For the Staff at TVGT. Can I make reservations for two on Mother's Day or maybe the day after?
4 May 2016|
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Response from Krystal F | Property representative |
What would you like to make reservations for?