Welcome to the Econo Lodge, a Traverse City hotel near Fun Country Amusement Park The Econo Lodge is conveniently located off Highway M37 and US 31, just eight miles from the Interlochen Center for the Arts and Grand Traverse Bay. This Traverse City hotel is close to area attractions like the Dennos Museum Center, Fun Country Amusement Park, the Traverse City Civic Center, Traverse City State Park and the Traverse City Zoo. The Traverse City Airport is located only 10 miles away. The hotel is six miles from downtown and close to area shops and restaurants. Some local restaurants include Outback Steakhouse, Boone's Long Lake Inn, McDonald's and South City Limits. Northwestern Michigan College is located 10 miles from the hotel.