Benzie County Moves into the Fall Season with a Great Getaway Package

Benzie County Visitors Bureau, located in Northwest Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, is offering the “Benzie Treasure Trove” vacation getaway package to experience Northern Michigan’s fall color season. The “Benzie Treasure Trove” features over 20 free, buy-one-get-one, and value priced gifts, food and recreational activities, and is perfect as a family or adult getaway experience. The “Benzie Treasure Trove” will run through October 31, 2016.

Benzie County is known as the vacation hot spot for Pure Michigan adventure and beauty, featuring 57 inland lakes, two rivers, and nearly 30 miles of Lake Michigan Shoreline along the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Visitors can plan their getaway to Benzie County and participate in the “Benzie Treasure Trove” by signing up online at*

In September, enjoy the serenity of staying at one of Benzie County’s historic resorts, hotels, cabins or B&B’s. Experience early autumn’s warm weather perfect for swimming, boating, paddle boarding and more.  Later in the fall, weekend activities are full of fun fall festivals great for families with children, as well as, empty nesters. Additional activities include biking, running, and triathlon events, an epic beer week celebration, and the annual Frankfort Film festival, featuring award-winning films from festivals around the world.

An example of a few items in the “Benzie Treasure Trove” package include a free slice of cherry pie from the historic Cherry Hut Restaurant, a free Root Beer Float from the A&W Restaurant & Drive In, and two free Whitefish Tacos from Port City Smokehouse. Buy-one-get-one offers include Hot Fudge Sundaes from Hill Top Soda Shoppe, Point Betsie Lighthouse tours, Crystal Coaster rides at Crystal Mountain, and Golf at Crystal Mountain’s Betsie Valley, Champion Hill & Pinecroft golf courses.  Full details are listed at under “Benzie Treasure Trove”.

*Visitors who stay two consecutive in Benzie County at one of several participating lodging locations need to sign up online in order to receive the “Benzie Treasure Trove” Validation form.