Save on Ski Resorts, Comfortable Island Getaways: December Pure Michigan Travel Deals are here


When it comes to the holiday season when it’s family, a quick overnight trip or a multi-night getaway is sometimes what everyone needs to reconnect and relax. Pure Michigan’s December offers have been revealed and the options are plentiful. From savings on stays at northern Michigan ski resorts to cozy island getaways that put you right on The Mitten’s edge, there’s something for everyone.

If you stay closer to home, you can even save on beginner ski or snowboard lessons.

Let’s take a look at these Pure Michigan deals:

Bay Pointe Inn is a waterfront resort in Shelbyville, between Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo. Photo provided by Pure Michigan.

# 1 Bay Pointe Inn on Gun Lake, Shelbyville

OK: Getaway to the chalet. Book cabins at Bay Pointe for as low as $ 199 per night.

Expires: December 30, 2021

Details: “Bay Pointe is an award-winning, full-service resort nestled along the south shore of Gun Lake. The unique four season property features 375 feet of frontage on Gun Lake and 10 acres of woodland. The resort features the Terrace Grille restaurant, indoor pool and hot tub, assortment of accommodation, event and entertainment venues, boat mooring and access at beautiful Gun Lake. For more information, visit the hostel’s website here.

# 2 explore Brighton and Howell with hotel savings

OK: Get 10% off room rates.

Expires: December 31, 2021

Details: “Come stay, shop and save in Howell! Shop for the holiday season at Tanger Outlets or local stores in award-winning Howell downtown. Save 10% when you stay at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites, just off I-96. Do not forget to visit the purchasing services of the Tangier outlets to receive several local coupons and a small red book of coupons. For more information, see here.

Drummond Island

Drummond Island is an ORV hotspot.

# 3 Holidays at Drummond Island Resort

OK: A great rate on a festive room, daily breakfast, plus a $ 100 hotel enjoyment credit and more.

Expires: December 31, 2021

Details: “The holidays are here and there is no place more festive than Drummond Island Resort. Our vacation package includes a festively decorated room or cabin, two resort tumblers for your mug of holiday cheer, a daily cooked-to-order breakfast for each registered guest – and a $ 100 credit towards the ice skating, snowshoeing and cross country skiing. , paintball, indoor putt putt, 19th hole retail or use of the golf simulator. Need more? Grill your toes by the fireplace or relax in our Scandinavian sauna after your fun day on the island. For more information, check out the resort’s website here.

Adult male elk

Michigan has herds of elk in specific areas of the state. Photo provided by the US Fish and Wildlife Service.

# 4 Elk Watching Packages at Thunder Bay Resort in Hillman

OK: Get 15% off two-night elk viewing packages.

Expires: January 31, 2022

Details: “Hop aboard a horse-drawn carriage / sleigh and travel down the Thunder Bay River and through the woods to see majestic elk in the resort’s 160-acre elk reserve. At the Elk Antler Cabin, you’ll enjoy a gourmet five-course dinner and taste up to six local wines. You will then re-board your horse-drawn carriage / sleigh and return to your spacious suite, villa or chalet. For more details, see here.

Schoolchildren take advantage of their snowy day to hit the slopes

In this archive photo, skiers and snowboarders race down the slopes of Grand Haven. (Cory Morse | MLive.com)
MLive Grand Rapids Press

# 5 Discover skiing, snowboarding in Michigan

OK: Learn to downhill ski or snowboard for $ 45 in Michigan ski areas.

Expires: January 31, 2022

Details: “In January, ski areas statewide offer an affordable introduction to skiing and snowboarding. Discover Michigan Skiing includes a beginner’s lesson, rental ski or snowboard equipment, and a beginner lift pass or cross-country trail pass. Enjoy downhill skiing, cross-country skiing or snowboarding for only $ 45 per beginner lesson. To register, visit the link below and make a reservation in the ski area you wish to visit. Now, there are no more excuses … it’s time to experience Michigan skiing! For more information, see here.

Treetops Resort

Treetops Resort in Gaylord.Neil Blake | MLive.com

# 6 FamJam at Treetops Resort in Gaylord

OK: Enjoy a winter playground with a FamJam Ski Getaway, with accommodations for as little as $ 109 for a family of four.

Expires: January 31, 2022

Details: “Bring the whole family for a weekend they will never forget! Create the perfect memory by living the perfect winter getaway with activities like extreme tube sliding, dog sledding, ice skating, snowshoeing, sleigh rides and more! Speaking of tubes, we’ve added a second track for northern Michigan’s most extreme tube area. Get accommodations for as little as $ 109, book your winter activities and we’ll take care of the rest! And don’t forget, kids 6 and under ski for free! I can’t get past that! For more information, see the FamJam page on the resort’s website.

Boyne Highlands Resort

A Nespresso coffee and tea bar sits atop a smart mini fridge inside the newly designed rooms. Photo provided by Boyne Highlands Resort.

# 7 Stay & Save at Boyne Highlands Resort near Harbor Springs

OK: Save and ski with discounted lift tickets.

Expires: March 27, 2022

Details: “This winter, start a new family tradition and enjoy a relaxing stay in one of our newly renovated guest rooms at Main Lodge. During your stay, admire the natural surroundings of northern Michigan and save 10% on lift tickets! The discount applies to lift ticket products for one or more days, so the more you ski, the more you save! Your moment awaits you this winter in the Highlands at Harbor Springs. For more details, see the resort’s website.

Crystal mountain

Crystal Mountain all lit up at night, under a blanket of fresh snow.

# 8 Crystal Mountain Resort in Thompsonville

OK: Book a mid-week ski pass and save. Plus, find out how kids can sleep, ski, and have breakfast for free.

Expires: April 2, 2022

Details: “The Crystal Mountain Midweek Ski Package offers the best value! The package includes some of the best accommodations in the Midwest plus unlimited skiing and horseback riding. Explore a range of accommodation options, including a mountain top townhouse or a hotel suite at the base of the mountain. Enjoy family-friendly activities, ski and snowboard lessons, a full-service spa, restaurants and shops. Plus, find out how kids can sleep, ski, and have breakfast for free. Book your getaway today! ” For more information, see the resort’s website.

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