Welcome! We're excited to have you as our guest. Use our curated mobile guest guide to enjoy our home to the fullest and to discover our favorite places in the area.
Property Address:

  •  943 Baldwin Street, Traverse City, MI 49686 (Directions)

  • The name of this home is "Traverse City Bungalow".

  • Please note the house is now navy blue, and there is a whale carving on the front, (photo) so it has a freshened up look from our current pictures.

Please utilize this guide to enhance your stay at Traverse City Bungalow.

Lisa & Dan Brady, Owner Hosts, are grateful you chose their home for your Adventure North to Traverse City! We hope you enjoy your stay!  


  • Please inform Shawne, of any problems or concerns upon arrival, so we can work to address these immediately!

  • Please call/text Shawne with questions or concerns you may have during your stay!

  • If you don't receive a timely response from Shawne, please don't hesitate to call directly her or Lisa.

  • For emergent situations only, or if Shawne is not available, call/text Lisa

Check-in Instructions:

  • Check in after 4:00 PM

  • The property is accessible via keyless entry. To enter, please press "Yale" to engage the keypad, 0540, and then press the "Check" icon. When leaving the house, please press the "Yale" button to lock the door behind you

Hot Tub Settings :

  • Video Tutorial (Hot Tub for TCB is the same as Hot Tub for Slice-of-Heaven TC Silver Lake Cottage) To ensure the hot tub is set correctly make sure the reading says St for Standard, you don't want it in sleep mode - SL or economy mode)(click here to view instructional video)

Internet Instructions:

  • Network: BradyBungalowTC

  • Password: jewelrunner421


TC Bungalow is on a quiet street and has a tranquil backyard setting for your enjoyment! Please have fun but be conscientious guests and help maintain this quiet peaceful environment throughout your stay. We don't want to jeopardize the great neighborhood relationships we've built over many years and appreciate your help by keeping noise to a minimum especially during the overnight hours from 11pm - 8am.

Your safety matters! There are security cameras, located next to the front door facing out, and surveillance of exterior areas is monitored to ensure your safety. It does not look into any interior spaces and is visual in nature only, with no audio recording. Please be advised that if during surveillance of the exterior areas' malicious activity or destructive behavior is observed the owners will be notified and they will contact you immediately. Please make sure that your guests are not perpetrators of any sort of destruction to the premises. We expect that our guests will treat our property as if it were their own. If we are made aware this is not the case, do not be surprised if you receive an immediate call from us.

We work very hard to make our homes the best they can be and appreciate your letting us know directly if there is anything we could be doing better. We strive to provide a "five-star" Adventure North Vacation Rentals experience, at all our homes, and truly want to be sure your requests are addressed whenever possible.

We are grateful that you chose our Traverse City Bungalow and hope you'll consider booking with us again.  If you enjoyed yourselves, leaving us a 5-star review online would be the most wonderful thanks we could ask for.  If there is anything we could have done better, please let us know directly.

Please complete a review at our website directly here: Review for Traverse City Bungalow We appreciate your help and your taking good care of our home.

Check-Out Instructions:

  • Check out before 10:00 AM

Prior to your departure, please tidy up TC Bungalow by doing the following:

  • Remove all perishable items

  • Take out the trash

  • Load and start the dishwasher

  • Leave beds unmade if used, no need to strip them

  • Place all used towels in a pile, in bathroom shower

  • Turn off all lights, electronics and appliances

  • Close and lock all windows and doors

Additional fees will be imposed if the home is found in an unsatisfactory condition, so please return it to the condition in which you found it

Safe travels and please do reach out anytime you come back to the Traverse area. 🌞 Also, be sure to check our Adventure North Vacation Rentals website where you can book direct and avoid paying additional guest fees.






The Chef’s In

Deli sandwiches, salad bar & soups
519 W Front St, Traverse City
Distance: 3 miles
Local's tip: They're almost always busy, so keep calling or wait in line. The sandwiches are worth the effort!

Mary’s Kitchen Port

Fresh lunch items & kitchen goods
539 W Front St, Traverse City
Distance: 3 miles
Local's note: The Gobbler is a Traverse City favorite!

Red Ginger

Asian cuisine & sushi
237 E Front St, Traverse City
Distance: 2.3 miles
Local's tip: They have a elegant/casual dress code for their dining room. More casual attire accepted in the bar.

Randy’s Diner

Casual fixture neighborhood diner.
1120 Carver St, Traverse City
Distance: .3 miles
Casual fixture with a neighborhood vibe serving pancakes, French toast, burgers, meatloaf & more.

The Kitchen

1249 Woodmere Ave, Traverse City
Distance: .5 miles
Grab hot or cold food to go. The dinners are amazing, great lunch options too!

The Filling Station Microbrewery

Microbrewery and wood fired pizza
642 Railroad Pl, Traverse City, MI 49686
Great indoor/outdoor relaxed atmosphere in vintage train depot.


Gourmet sandwiches, Italian market & wine
424 W Front St, Traverse City
Distance: 3 miles
Local's tip: Grab their pasta, sauce, meatballs & focaccia for a quick authentic meal!

The Cottage

472 Munson Ave, Traverse City, MI 49686
Distance: 1.9 miles
Relaxed eatery serving breakfast & American comfort food in old-school surroundings.

Fire Fly

American restaurant & bar
310 Cass St., Traverse City
Distance: 2.1 miles
Local's tip: This a favorite place for locals to meet and have a drink. Good food!


Great bar/eatery, known for burgers and happy
428 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686
Distance: 2 miles
Unique burgers & diverse beer options plus daily happy hour on food & drinks


Bonobo Winery

Old Mission Peninsula Winery
12011 Center Rd, Traverse City
Distance: 9.7 Miles | 16 min. drive
Celebrity owner Carter Oosterhouse and brother Todd Oosterhouse are great friends of ours!

The Parlor

Craft cocktails, wine, MI beers & food
205 Lake Ave., Traverse City
Distance: 2.1 Miles | 6 min. drive
Locals Tip: TC's best Happy Hour. 1/2 OFF Cocktails 4-6pm Hip craft cocktails & American small plates in a warehouse space with exposed beams.

Mundos HQ

Coffee Shop
1238 S Garfield Ave, Traverse City
Distance: .3 Mile | 1 min. drive
Great selection of fresh coffees offered in a variety of ways!

North Bar TC

TC’s only year round rooftop lounge
160 E Front St, Traverse City
Distance: 2.3 miles
Local's tip:

7 Monks Taproom

Craft beer taproom & pub fare
Distance: 2.7 miles
Local's tip: Great place to watch sports

The Little Fleet

Open air bar & food trucks
448 E Front St, Traverse City
Distance: 2 miles
Local's tip: Don't miss Happy's Tacos located inside. Delicious. Try a burrito!

Mammoth Distilling

Craft cocktails lounge
221 Garland St, Traverse City
Distance: 2.8 miles
Local's tip: Great live music most Wednesdays-Saturdays


Downtown Lunch, Dinner amazing food!
128 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684
Distance: 2.4 miles
Dinner & drinks, New American fare & live jazz paired with a large martini.

Grand Traverse Distillery

Cocktails & tasting room
215 E Front St, Traverse City
Distance: 2.3 miles
Local's tip: Grab a cocktail while you're waiting for your table in downtown TC
Boardman Lake River Trail - Boardwalk

Things to Do

Lucky Jack’s

1705 S Garfield Ave, Traverse City
Distance: 1 mile
Bowling, Laser Tag, Bumper Cars, Glow Bowl

Traverse City Whiskey Co.

Craft distillery with tours
201 E Fourteenth St, Traverse City, MI 49684
Distance: 2.6 miles
Craft distillery with tours & artisanal whiskey cocktails on a cool, rustic patio.

State Theatre and Bijou by the Bay

Local downtown movie theaters
Downtown Traverse City
Distance: 2.4 miles
Local's tip: Saturday Kids’ Matinees at 10 am at State Theatre. All tickets only $1!

Sara Hardy Farmers Market

Local produce, baked goods, flowers & more
Parking Lot B, Corner of E Grandview Pkwy @ Cass St, Traverse City
Distance: 2.5 miles
Local's tip: Open Saturdays 730am-12pm(May-Oct) and Wednesdays 8am-12pm(June-Oct)

The Village at Grand Traverse Commons

Shopping, dining, tours & more
1200 W Eleventh St, Traverse City
Distance: 3.5 miles
Historic 1884 hospital complex, sprawling shopping & dining spot with arboretum & hiking.

Mt. Holiday

Ski & snowboarding, tubing, ziplines & bar
3100 Holiday Road Traverse City
Distance: 5.2 miles
Ski, Snowboard, Tubing, Zip Line, Base Camp programs

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Beaches, hiking & dunes along Lake Michigan
6748 S Dune Hwy, Glen Arbor
Distance: 30 miles
Local's tip: Dunes get hot. Morning climbs in Summer are best. Take the scenic drive!

Incredible Mo’s

Bowling, escape rooms, laser tag, dining &
1355 Silver Lake Crossings Blvd, Grawn
Distance: 9.2 miles
Bowling, Food, Drinks, Escape Room

Boardman Lake Trail

Newly built boardwalk, on Boardman Lake
W South Airport Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686
Distance: .07 mile
Boardman Lake Boardwalk Loop, trail for walking, biking, pets allowed.

Traverse Area District Library

Great Layout, Location, Gardens, Park Area
610 Woodmere Ave, Traverse City, MI 49686
Distance: 1.2 miles
Close to Boardman Lake & TART Trail, not the best parking, but a great library!


Edson Farms Natural Foods

Health Food Store
835 S Garfield Ave, Traverse City
Distance: .6 miles
Natural Foods Market and Deli, Beer, Wine


Organic Grocery Store and Café
260 E. 10th Street, Traverse City
Distance: 2.1 miles
Local's tip: The $5 Roasted Chickens on Wednesdays are the best in TC! Get them early!

Tom’s Food Markets

Local grocery store
738 Munson Ave, Traverse City
Distance: 2.2
Great selection, big organ

Maxbauer Specialty Meat Market

Meat shop, specialty groceries, beer & wine
407 S Union St, Traverse City
Distance: 2.2 miles
Local's tip: Great meats for the grill. Try the bacon jerky!

Family Fare Supermarket 8th Street

Full Service Local Grocery Beer Wine Spirits
905 E Eighth St, Traverse City, MI 49686
Distance: 1.1 miles
Closest full service Grocery, Beer, Wine, Spirits, Deli, Bakery. Instacart Delivery
Leelanau or Old Mission


Brick Wheels

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

ELEV8 Climbing & Fitness

Climbing & fitness gym
777 Boyd Ave, Traverse City
WHY LOCAL'S LOVE IT: Great workouts. Fun for families!

McLain Cycle And Fitness

750 E Eighth St, Traverse City


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

Planet Fitness

3111 W South Airport Rd, Traverse City

Grand Traverse Bay YMCA (West)

Exercise facilities & indoor pool
3700 Silver Lake Rd, Traverse City

The Magic Shuttle Bus

Wine, Brewery & Site Seeing Tours
Traverse City Area
Distance: They will pick you up!
Join-in or private tours - Site Seeing - Leelanau or Old Mission Peninsula
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
Please email us your questions or concerns

Don't hesitate to text with any questions

If you don't get a timely response, please call/text Shawne

Contact Lisa by call/text for emergent situations only