A Winter Escape

Enjoy the beauty of a West Michigan winter on your family holiday, ski adventures, and snowy weekend getaways with these lodging specials and packages.

For more lodging information, check out our list of Places to Stay or the Savings/Specials section of our website.

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New Buffalo (South) 

The Harbor Grand Hotel is ready to welcome you back with an Exclusive Grand Opening Offer! Book your stay in December or January and receive 20% off with champagne upon arrival.* Discover a unique brand of low-key luxury at the new Harbor Grand. Where thoughtful design, personal service, and premier location coalesce to deliver an unforgettable waterfront escape. To claim your offer, use code WELCOMEBACK or call 844.409.5625.

*Offer available Dec 1, 2020 – Jan 28, 2021. Some dates may require a two-night stay. Not available on Dec 31, 2020, Jan 1, 2021 or Jan 15–17, 2021. To book, use code WELCOMEBACK


Saugatuck-Douglas (South) 

Take advantage of fewer crowds and off-season deals with exclusive offers on lodging and dining to make the most of your stay in Saugatuck/Douglas this winter.

Muskegon (Central)

Enjoy a winter retreat at the Shoreline Inn, on the water in historic Downtown Muskegon. Find rooms that would fit a family and rooms that are a bit more romantic (think jacuzzi and fireplace), along with local shops, breweries, museums, and restaurants all very close to the hotel. Make reservations now for 20% off rates for 3-night stays this fall and winter.

Traverse City (North) 

Traverse City offers its Fab Fall package through December 11th. Beginning January 4th, their Escape package will begin! Both offer deals at participating hotels, as well as a mobile passport that unlocks special offers at local restaurants, wineries, shops, and more.

Suttons Bay (North) 

Come find out why USA Today Readers voted the Inn at Black Star Farms in Suttons Bay the Best Wine Country Hotel 2020. Outdoor winter adventure packages and lower off season rates make it a great place for an up north escape.

Bellaire (North)

Enjoy a winter getaway to Shanty Creek Resort in Bellaire without breaking the bank. With more than 400 lodging options, spread out across Shanty Creek’s three villages, the resort has rooms of every size and variety, along with low lodging-only rates and all-custom lodging packages that include discounted lift tickets.

Gaylord (North)

At Treetops Resort, winter happens for everyone! The resort offers endless winter activities full of adventure and fun. Sign up for a dog sledding trip, indulge in a relaxing winter spa package, or a delectable culinary adventure. You’ll find vacation packages for the family, travel deals for couples, and large group getaways for winter vacation fun


Walloon Lake (North) 

Traveling for a skiing or snowboarding adventure? Escape the chaos of the large resorts and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of Hotel Walloon. Receive transportation to and from Northern Michigan’s Premier Ski Resorts, 10% off your room stay, in-room boot warmers, and special storage locations for your equipment. Find more stay & ski package information online. (photo in email)

Petoskey (North) 

When the snow flies, people who love the season know to head to the Petoskey Area for great outdoor fun. Choose a winter special or just find your room in Boyne City/Boyne Falls, Alanson, Bay Harbor, Petoskey, or Harbor Springs at

Ready for romance? Feed the flame this winter with Date Night. The Inn at Bay Harbor Date Night package has returned, and just in time for the Inn’s most romantic season. Unwind with a soak in the outdoor hot tub, cozy up by the fireplace in any of the suites, take a snowy sunset walk, and so much more at this peaceful lakefront resort. This winter, rekindle the spark with an overnight escape, complete with a $100 dinner gift card available for dine-in at Vintage Chophouse | Wine Bar, or contactless delivery to the privacy of your renovated room, plus breakfast for two. 

Terrace Inn & 1911 Restaurant invites you to an escape in the heart of Bay View, Association, just 1 mile north of downtown Petoskey’s quaint shopping district with two winter getaway package options. Between now and February, enjoy a two night stay (Friday-Saturday) in a cottage room (queen bed or 2 twins) for $259+tax. The package includes dinner for 2 on either Friday or Saturday, by reservation only, and souvenir mugs to take home. Upgrades available for an additional fee. Or take a weekday getaway, Tuesday-Thursday. Stay two nights in any room and get a third night free

Drummond Island (Upper Peninsula) 

Imagine cozying up to a crackling fireplace and enjoying the scent of a fresh Christmas tree in your personal log cabin this winter season at the Drummond Island Resort, nestled on the Eastern shore of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The log cabins offer all the amenities and comforts of home and will provide you with a sense of tranquil seclusion. Each log cabin is individually unique, features north woods décor, offers two to four bedrooms, and miles of picturesque scenery. Perhaps a rustic lodge room is the choice for your family? The two-story loft rooms allow the kids an open space to call their own and are perfect to enjoy their favorite board game. Winter life at the Drummond Island Resort is a wonderful adventure your entire family can enjoy.