Northern Michigan Thanksgiving: Launch your holiday season with a festive Thanksgiving weekend shopping, eating and relaxing in downtown Traverse City with its Victorian storefronts decked for the season. Check into the Holiday Inn West on Lake Michigan's West Grand Traverse Bay, just blocks from Traverse City downtown, and find rooms for as low as $75 per night—just make sure that when you call to make your reservation you refer to the Fab Fall package, or follow this link.
Dinner is just a hop, skip and a hall away from your room at the Holiday Inn's Shimmers Lounge that overlooks Lake Michigan. The full buffet features deep fried turkey, oven roasted turkey, pecan crusted walleye, glazed ham—and all the trimmings, of course! $19.95, kids $8.95. 231.947.3700.