SkyBox

Welcome! We're excited to have you as our guest. Use our curated guide to fully utilize our condo and to discover our favorite local places to eat, drink, shop & experience. Enjoy!
Address:
204 Gillis St
Traverse City, MI (Directions)

Save the time of shopping and packing groceries! Stocked delivers to our condo and  fridge before you arrive or while you're out

Check-In:  4 pm (Early Check-in is not possible due to our cleaning crew needing to complete their work

Parking: Parking is free for 1 vehicle in our garage and 1 in our parking lot space (Space: E). Guests with additional vehicles will have to use a nearby parking garage or carpool. We are only allowed these two spaces. Please note our garage parking space is smaller and is difficult for large vehicles to fit (SUVs, Trucks, etc).

Here is a photo to locate our parking space E for the second vehicle parking_SkyBox-2  The parking lot is directly East when walking down our alley along the garages.

Contact our team with questions or concerns!

Entry: Your entry code will be sent to you the morning of your stay, but know you will enter with a lock box code on the entry door next to the garage.  Click links for images of our Unit #7 Door and of Building 204. *Please only lock/unlock from the lower door handle and do not lock the keypad. You will lock yourself out if this is done!

Inside the unit is a garage door opener for your use!

If you get locked out, please send a text to 231-631-1078 and we can remote-open the garage door.
Wi-Fi & TV Assistance: Use the remote for most operations on the TV (volume, on/off, adjusting streaming apps). Once you've turned on the TV, you will simply use the arrows to navigate to the streaming app of your choice. If you log into anything, make sure you log out during your checkout!

Amazon Prime is happily provided and logged in for your enjoyment!

Wi-Fi Login:
Name: Verizon_MiFi8800L-Guest-7FE7
Password: TCMI204#7

Trash & Recycling: Please bag all trash and make use of the bins in the alley (west side of the building).

Coffee: We have a coffee maker (Keurig) We provide ground coffee for your use.

Kitchen: Cooking oils and spices (and salt & pepper) can be found in the cupboards!

Pillows & Blankets: Extra pillows and blankets can be found in the closets of each bedroom.

Laundry: The laundry unit is on the main floor and is available for your use!

Rooftop Deck: Please use it with extreme caution and at your own risk!

We have a nice patio area up there for your enjoyment- this is the best space in the condo!

**Please note the door handle should not be locked ever. Doing so could cause you to be locked from the inside. If you happen to be on the rooftop deck where the door closes and locks you out, know there is an emergency key hidden under a tile on the floor immediately left of the door frame. Call BVR with any questions on this!

Quirks of the condo:
- Please note the bathroom fans both work properly but have a delayed start (soft-start) which takes approx. 15-30 seconds to turn on.
- Owner closets & storage area within the condo are in a few closets and are simply locked.

Quiet Hours: We just ask that you please respect the residents in the building and neighboring units. Quiet hours are from 10pm - 7am. Have fun and enjoy, but do so respectfully :)

Check-Out: 10am (We are unable to accommodate late check-out, our cleaning service will arrive at the house promptly at 11am.)

Before checking out we ask that you:
1. Please wash all used dishes (just load the dishwasher and run it)
2. Strip all the beds (you can put the sheets at the foot of the beds)
3. Remove all food from the refrigerator & freezer
4. If you have extra trash/recycling, please take them to the trash bins.
5. Close and lock all doors & windows.
6. Drive Safe!

OUR NEARBY FAVORITES

Seasonally driven breakfast menu - Sugar 2 Salt

Food

Sugar 2 Salt

Breakfast & brunch restaurant
1371 Gray Dr, Traverse City
Local's tip: No reservations. Totally worth the wait! Grab some English Muffins to go!

The Towne Plaza

Breakfast & lunch restaurant
203 Cass St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Try the blueberry pancakes!

Folgarelli’s

Gourmet sandwiches, Italian market & wine
424 W Front St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Grab their pasta, sauce, meatballs & focaccia for a quick authentic meal!

Charles and Reid Detroit Pizza

Pizza, salads & sandwiches. Beer & wine to go
113 E. State Street, Traverse City
Local's tip: They have a great $7 beer & slice Lunch Special!

Barrio

Tacos & tequilas
305 W Front St, Traverse City

Red Ginger

Asian cuisine & sushi
237 E Front St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Elegant/casual dining room dress code. Casual attire accepted in the bar

The Burrow

California-inspired restaurant
12930 S W Bayshore Dr, Traverse City

Taproot Cider House

Mostly organic restaurant & tapped ciders
300 E. Front Street, Traverse City
Local's tip: Great food and excellent selection of tapped ciders

Nittolo’s

Brick-oven pizzas & authentic Italian
104 Main Street, Lake Leelanau
Local's tip: For a next-level dining experience, ask to meet Eric!

Dairy Lodge

Local ice cream shop
405 N Division St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Cash only. They are open late during Summer
Craft Cocktails - Mammoth Distilling

Drink

Mundos 305

Coffee bar
305 W Front St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Try the Cheddar Lime Hash Burrito!

Silver Spruce Brewing Company

Local brewery with food truck on-site
439 E Eighth Street, Traverse City
Distance: 0.3 miles
Local's tip: Comfortable place to hang out. Great beer!

Rare Bird Brewpub

Local brewery & food
229 Lake Ave, Traverse City
Local's tip: Great beer & cocktails on draft. Try the pork belly nachos!

Mammoth Distilling

Craft cocktails lounge
221 Garland St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Great live music most Wed-Sat. Bring in food from Archie's at The Workshop

The Parlor

Craft cocktails, wine, MI beers & food
205 Lake Ave., Traverse City
Locals Tip: TC's best Happy Hour. 1/2 OFF Cocktails 4-6pm. Live music Thurs, Fri, Sat

The Pub

Downtown Gastropub
160 E Front St, Traverse City

North Bar TC

TC’s only year round rooftop lounge
160 E Front St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Great place to watch sports

Left Foot Charley

Urban winery & tasting room
806 Red Dr Suite #100, Traverse City
Local's tip: Great patio. Try the Cinnamon Girl cider. Delish!

Bonobo Winery

Old Mission Peninsula Winery
12011 Center Rd, Traverse City

Shady Lane Cellars

Leelanau Peninsula winery & vineyard
9580 E Shady Ln, Suttons Bay
Local's note: Great place for good wine with a great patio and outdoor bar.
Scenic Drive - Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Things to Do

Sara Hardy Farmers Market

Local produce, baked goods, flowers & more
Parking Lot B, Corner of E Grandview Pkwy @ Cass St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Open Saturdays 730am-12pm(May-Oct) & Wednesdays 8am-12pm(June-Oct)

Clinch Park

Beach, splash pad, restrooms, cafe & more
161 E Grandview Pkwy, Traverse City
Local's Tip: Great place to enjoy a beautiful sunrise

State Theatre and Bijou by the Bay

Local downtown movie theaters
Downtown Traverse City
Local's tip: Saturday 10am Kids’ Matinees(State Theatre). All tickets only $1!!!

The Village at Grand Traverse Commons

Shopping, dining, tours & more
1200 W Eleventh St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Don't miss the tunnel tours.

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Beaches, hiking & dunes along Lake Michigan
6748 S Dune Hwy, Glen Arbor
Local's tip: Dunes get hot. Morning climbs in Summer are best. Take the scenic drive!

Elmbrook Golf Course

Mature Par 72 Golf Course with great views
1750 Townline Rd. Traverse City
Fresh produce & meats - Oryana

Shopping

Maxbauer Specialty Meat Market

Meat shop, specialty groceries, beer & wine
407 S Union St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Great meats for the grill. Try the bacon jerky!

Oryana

Organic Grocery Store and Café
260 E. 10th Street, Traverse City
Local's tip: The $5 Roasted Chickens on Wednesdays are the best in TC! Get them early!

The Village at Grand Traverse Commons

Shopping, dining, tours & more
1200 W Eleventh St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Don't miss the tunnel tours.

Burritt’s Fresh Markets

Specialty Grocery & Meat Market
509 W Front St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Fresh seafood and great brats for the grill

Bay Bread Co

Artisan breads, cinnamon rolls, cookies &
601 Randolph St, Traverse City
Local's tip: If you like cheese, try the Cheddar Cheese & Onion Loaf!

Cherry Republic

Cherry products & gifts
154 E Front St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Make sure to sample the cherry salsa and BBQ sauces!
Bike & XC ski rentals, sales & service - Brick Wheels

Services/Rentals

Brick Wheels

Bike service, sales & rentals
736 E 8th St, Traverse City

Leelanau Boat Co.

Boat rentals, service & storage
8585 E Bingham Rd, Traverse City
Local's tip: They have 2 NEW tritoons and a new pontoon for rent. They deliver!

JJ’s Just 1 More, Northern MI Tour

Transportation & tours
Norhtern MI

Stocked

Local grocery delivery service
Delivering Northern MI
Local's tip: Deliveres made into the rental & directly into the frigde before arrival

Green Mitt

A luxury, eco-friendly auto spa
1840 N US 31, Traverse City
Local's tip: The BEST free vacuums ever!
Downtown Traverse City

🍽 Dining
Most local options close by 9pm. Late night food options: Mode's Bum Steer, Lil Bo's

🅿️ Parking (map)
Downtown and surrounding streets have metered parking and are strictly enforced (Mon-Sat 8am-6pm)
*FREE parking on Sundays, New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, & Christmas Day

🚻 Public Restrooms (map)

🚲 TART Trails (maps)
A network of multi-use trails in Grand Traverse and Leelanau counties as well as a cross-town bike route

⛱️ Clinch Park
Metered parking
Splash Pad turns off at 6pm

🚗 Transportation
Traverse City has both Lyft and Uber as well as various local taxi companies
Interested in owning in Northern MI?

Don't hesitate to text us with any questions

If you need immediate assistance during your stay, please call us directly

Enjoy!
~ The Bayshore Vacation Rentals Team