These businesses - a kayak and bike rental business downtown and culinary tourism - are ideas I have hoped someone would attempt. I wish these two enterprises the best of luck as they represent what can happen with a thriving trail system and local food movement.
The web sites for these businesses are:
-The River Traverse City
Come down to Clinch Park and rent a Kayak or a Bike! Come down and check out our base of operations in the Clinch Park along West Grand Traverse Bay. Bike downtown Traverse City and then get in a Kayak and see DownTown Traverse City like never before from the Boardman River.
-Tasty Morsel Tours
What we do:
Tasty Morsels Culinary Excursions provides food and drink-related tours of Traverse City and surrounding areas. Our tours are designed to give you a memorable and fun excursion complete with palate pleasing moments, knowledgeable guides and unique experiences. Whether you have a great interest in the culinary world or just an appreciation for the food you experience, you will find something in these tours to intrigue you. The tours aren’t just about eating and drinking (though, that is the highlight) – they’re about showing you ways in which food is grown, how it’s processed, how it’s transformed into the masterpieces that finally make it to your table. It’s our hope that at the end of the tour, you will have found many new favorites … and at least one thing you can no longer live without.