Farm-to-table restaurants and fabulous shoreline attractions make Traverse City delicious fun. These colorful Instagram photos perfectly capture the region's flavor.

By Jess Hoffert

1. Positive perspective

Glen Haven Beach at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore by @kalais2

2. Cherries galore

National Cherry Festival by @cherry_connection

3. Misty voyage

Tall Ship Manitou by @northernmiswag

4. Swirling palette

The Dennos Museum Center by @mybuddypete

5. Faithful beacon

Grand Traverse Lighthouse by @chrisbdom

6. Fairway fantasy

Grand Traverse Resort and Spa by @jnellschofield

7. Rich bite

Patisserie Amie by @trishy_p

8. Drinking in

2 Lads Winery by @megann30

9. Now showing

Bijou by the Bay movie theater by @cjhall14

10. Vineyard valley

Black Star Farms by @tombellino

11. Mug club

Right Brain Brewery by @begnochem

12. Suite home

The Homestead resort by @marbear616

13. Local bounty

The Cooks' House restaurant by @cookshouse

14. Beach bliss

North Bar Lake at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore by @wanderingz

15. Village renewal

The Village at Grand Traverse Commons by @katieplantus

16. Retro night

Cherry Bowl Drive-In Theatre by @gimmegimmenow

17. Rural oasis

Gallagher's Farm Market by @growthbytheseason

18. Pie love

Grand Traverse Pie Company by @selectpotential

19. Rekindled flame

Keith J. Charters Traverse City State Park by @kacykmk

20. Water colors

East Arm of Grand Traverse Bay by @jd56bro

Join the fun! Share your #midwestmoment on Instagram and we might feature you @midwestlivingmag.

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