Now’s the time when everything in Northern Michigan is little quieter, a bit more colorful, and sun-kissed with autumn light—making it the perfect backdrop for a soothing spa retreat. Not to mention there are deals galore, as resorts peel back prices and offer packages worth your while. To learn about the best spa treatment in the North, click here.
Here are three quick picks, then pack your suitcase and leave your worries behind.
GRAND TRAVERSE RESORT & SPA
Stay in this towering Traverse City landmark and sign up for the one-night Rejuvenation package—the perfect quick getaway, featuring accommodations, breakfast, and your choice of 10 luxurious treatments. Midweek starting at $194 per person, through October 31. grandtraverseresort.com.
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CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN RESORT & SPA
This LEED-certified spa (read: eco-friendly in a huge way) in Thompsonville offers the spectacular Fall Splendor package, which includes one 50-minute spa treatment, a bottle of wine delivered to your room and unlimited use of the steam room, sauna, outdoor hot tub, indoor pool and fitness center. Plus, admittance to daily fitness classes, bike rentals and golf, tennis and more. From $139 per person. crystalmountain.com.
BOYNE MOUNTAIN’S SOLACE SPA
Circle October 2nd and 3rd on your calendar—your choice in dates for Solace Spa’s "Fall Color Nature Adventure," a package that features a group trail hike, boxed lunch, guided rafting trip across the Sturgeon River, a 50-minute spa treatment, plus one night’s stay at the Mountain Grand Lodge with breakfast the following morning. From $233 per person. boyne.com.