Near Acme, there are trails for bicycling, walking, jogging, and cross-country skiing, including
the Traverse Area Recreation and Transportation (TART) Trail and the Vasa Pathway.
The TART Trail System is mostly paved and extends from Acme to the western edge of Traverse City.
The popular trail offers superb views of the Grand Traverse Bay area. The trail is used
throughout the year and allows for easy access to the parks and sandy beaches on the both arms of the bay.
For more, see the Traverse City Trails section.
The TART Trails can be used for biking, walking, jogging and roller-blading.
Vasa Pathway is located west of downtown Acme and is a recreational trail system
with rolling terrain through a densely wooded area. The trails are used for hiking, mountain biking, and cross-country skiing. A trail pass is required, and you can pay the fee for the pass at the trailhead.
Acme is home to the Grand Traverse Resort, which is famous for its championship golf courses
and relaxing spa. Turtle Creek Casino is also located nearby, west of Acme on M-72.
The city is located on the shore of East Grand Traverse Bay. There is a nice roadside park
near downtown Acme that has beautiful view of the bay. South of Acme in Traverse City, Traverse City State Park
has a long sandy swimming beach with camping nearby.
Grand Traverse Bay is popular destination for boaters and fishermen during the summer. When the bay gets a thick sheet of ice on its surface in the winter, ice fishermen will brave the cold temperatures for a chance at catching
a large fish.
There are a handful of restaurants along US-31 in Acme, including McDonald's. You will find many more
eateries in nearby Traverse City, along US-31 or near downtown.
For lodging choices, there are many hotels and motels in Traverse City, especially near the waterfront along US-31.
The Grand Traverse Resort offers luxurious accommodations in Acme.