Our Hampton Inn hotel in Traverse City is in a community that has a long maritime history. Our name, in fact, came from the French-Canadian traders who referred to the five-mile crossing at the mouth of the bay as La Grande Traverse. Today, visitors to our hotel in Traverse City love the sand and the crystal-clear, aqua-colored lakes. You'll find a lot of them around our hotel in Traverse City - the area is home to 180.8 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline and 149 lakes. You'll also find plenty of shopping, restaurants, culture and sports. So the next time you find yourself coming to Michigan, join us here at the Hampton Inn hotel in Traverse City and get to know the lakeshore.