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The Road to LivelyLands


We know it can be difficult to travel to such a remote location. There are several ways to travel to Michigan's pinky from out of state. Below are some recommended travel options. 

If you plan to make the trek to join us in August but are having trouble making travel arrangements, e-mail us at info@thelivelylands.com. Our friendly festival team can help you determine the best way to get here.

Flying to Traverse City

Just a 30 minute drive, Traverse City, MI has the closest airport to LivelyLands. With many non-stop and one-stop flights arriving from every corner of the United States, travel by way of Traverse City's Cherry Capital Airport is CONVENIENT. Northern Michigan’s regional airport – Cherry Capital (TVC) is serviced by American, Delta, and United.

If you decide to book a flight to TVC, just email us at info@thelivleylands.com and we can help you arrange transportation to and from the airport.

Flying to Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids, MI is 160 miles from the LivelyLands campgrounds. Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) is a commercial airport in Cascade Township about 13 miles southeast of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Rent a car for the easiest commute. If you decide to rent a car, make sure to route your trip arrive at this remote destination. 

Jump on the bus to Traverse City and we'll meet you at the bus station. Just email us to let us know when you're arriving to Traverse City, and we'll take care of the rest. 


We have people arriving to LivelyLands from all over the country. If you're looking to carpool, just send us an email and we can connect you with other attendees to make the trip with. Whether you're coming from out of state or flying into Grand Rapids, Detroit, or Chicago we are ready to help you navigate your way to the festival.