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32 Apartments for rent in Traverse City, MI

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Last updated October 18 at 2:00am UTC
811 Union St
Old Towne
Traverse City, MI
Updated October 17 at 8:07pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,600
604 E. State St
Boardman
Traverse City, MI
Updated October 17 at 8:05pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,100
1046 Washington Street
Oak Park
Traverse City, MI
Updated October 16 at 9:45pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,800
1221 Randall Court
Traverse City
Traverse City, MI
Updated October 16 at 12:57pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,000
1908 East Front Street
Traverse City
Traverse City, MI
Updated October 15 at 2:44pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,500
3447 Holiday Road
Traverse City
Traverse City, MI
Updated October 14 at 2:53pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,250
1501 E 8th St
Traverse City
Traverse City, MI
Updated October 13 at 11:10am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,200
1505 Kent St #7 Premier Place Condominiums
Traverse City
Traverse City, MI
Updated October 13 at 11:07am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,650
1368 Woods And Waters Trail
Traverse City
Traverse City, MI
Updated October 12 at 1:20pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,350
628 Sixth Street
Central Traverse City
Traverse City, MI
Updated October 11 at 11:08am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,500
203 N Cedar Street
Slab Town
Traverse City, MI
Updated October 10 at 9:42am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,450
1477 Newport St., #8
Traverse City
Traverse City, MI
Updated October 6 at 2:26pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,500
1002 Webster Street
Oak Park
Traverse City, MI
Updated October 5 at 10:39am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,600
3715 Broadview Terrace
Traverse City
Traverse City, MI
Updated October 4 at 10:30am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,800
521 Webster Street
Boardman
Traverse City, MI
Updated October 4 at 10:29am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,450
10389 Warren Drive
Traverse City
Traverse City, MI
Updated October 3 at 2:41am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,600
1500 Kent Street, #2 Premier Place Condominiums
Traverse City
Traverse City, MI
Updated October 2 at 12:16pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,600
1011 Lake Ridge Dr., #204
Traverse City
Traverse City, MI
Updated October 1 at 1:55pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,200
919 S Union St
Old Towne
Traverse City, MI
Updated September 29 at 12:24pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,250
4314 Buteo Drive
Traverse City
Traverse City, MI
Updated September 22 at 3:27pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,250
105 North Elmwood Avenue
Slab Town
Traverse City, MI
Updated September 21 at 12:55pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,575
1144 East Eighth Street
Traverse City
Traverse City, MI
Updated September 20 at 12:51pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$895
531 Washington
Boardman
Traverse City, MI
Updated September 19 at 12:36pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,850
City Guide
Traverse City
Moving Into Town

Finding an apartment to rent in Traverse City can be daunting during tourist season when most property owners make way for the big bucks that tourists are willing to spend on lodging. The best bet, if planning a move to the area, is to wait until the temperatures dip, pick up a jacket, hire a trusty moving company, and get going.

When searching for a rental property, make certain to dig up references from past landlords, a summary of your current earnings, and be prepared to shell out a deposit along with your first month's rent. Some properties allow a cosigner if the rest of your application checks out.

Traverse City Neighborhoods

Old Mission: The Old Mission part of town is just up the eastern peninsula. Many properties here consist of a house to rent instead of high-rise apartment buildings. This makes for cozy, comfy living arrangements. While driving is essential in the area, scenic walks are a great way to wind down. Just don't expect to get any errands done without having a car to call your own or a friendly cab driver who won't charge you the standard fare for fast-food runs.

Prices range when renting here. Take a drive around the area, and try to spot any for-rent signs stuck in sprawling yards. That's likely the best option, since many homeowners rent independently. It's likely to find a larger abode for a fair price by doing research.

Downtown: Rental properties in this area are a few single-family homes and a fair share of apartment buildings. If you're searching for a quaint studio for rent in town, this is the place you're likely to find it. Complexes are brimming with one- and two-bedroom options as well, if space sounds more appealing. Riverine Apartments, nestled among the homes downtown, is a mere 10-minute walk to all that Front Street has to offer. North Peak Brewing Company, Poppycock's, and The City Opera House are a short walk away, making a night out easy to plan. Closer to home, residents can find Patisserie Amie, as well as Brewery Ferment, and Maxbauer's Meat Market.

Life in Traverse City

Your lifestyle in Traverse City varies a little by the area you decide to call home. If walkability is a real game-changer for you, go with the downtown area of the city. Even when winter months come bellowing, those living at the city's center can get around easily thanks to the many businesses that call the area home, and a bus system provides temporary heat to otherwise frostbitten locals making their way to Brew for a cup of coffee. This thriving downtown scene exists in the midst of all the nature and just a few blocks from the shore. Live music, independent coffee shops, local breweries, and fine dining establishments are all within reach while taking a tranquil walk down Front Street.

If you don't mind driving more often and prefer to be outside the hustle-and-bustle of a city's center, living on the peninsula in Traverse City puts you close to famed wineries like Bowers Harbor, and dining gems like The Peninsula Grill, which serves fresh and local pub grub and regional wine -- just don't let the atmosphere deceive you.

No matter where you end up in Traverse City, you'll enjoy the small-town vibe and beauty of every season.