Coming to Northern Michigan to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday? Well, it all just got a little easier and more affordable. Grab one of these great hotel deals in Traverse City, Petoskey, Charlevoix and Bay Harbor and dive into the delicious Thanksgiving feasts offered at each location. Already know where you’re staying, then let these resorts do the cooking on turkey day.

Park Place Hotel, Traverse City


Lodging Special

$89.95/per night

On The Menu

Salads: Minerva’s house salad, holiday fruit salad, Minerva’s Caesar salad, balsamic pasta salad, cranberry salad

Sides: mashed potatoes and gravy, traditional stuffing, sweet potato soufflé, sweet corn with peppers

Entrées: roast pork loin with jalapeño orange glaze, herb chicken primavera alfredo, baked tilapia in a lemon caper sauce, beef tips with peppercorn sauce, chef carved honey roasted ham and roasted turkey

Desserts: pumpkin pie, assorted pies and cheesecakes, dessert shots, chocolate cake, carrot cake, cookies, bars and brownies

Time: 11 am- 4 pm, $16.95 for adults, $8.95 for children.

Grand Traverse Resort & Spa, Traverse City


Lodging Special

Please call reservations for the latest deals

On The Menu

Salads and Cold Sides: fresh baked hearth breads and assorted rolls, local lettuces and salad toppings, assorted house made dressings, pumpernickel and herbed sourdough croutons, seven layer salad, sweet pea and prosciutto salad, citrus fruit salad with fresh basil, local apple salad, and fusilli pasta salad with smoked chicken

Sides: roasted garlic whipped potatoes, butter roasted spaghetti squash with crispy bacon, warm cranberry orange bread pudding

Entrees: maple roasted turkey with thyme gravy and apple smoked pork loin with mustard hollandaise (both at carving stations), hot turkey stuffing with sage and celery root, chestnut and leek stuffed whitefish with Dijon, baked chicken breast with sundried tomato cream sauce, green beans, crisp shallots and caramelized onions

Desserts: pumpkin and coconut cream pies, devil’s food cake, raspberry cheesecake on gingersnap crust, chocolate buttermilk tart, apple rosemary cake with cream cheese icing, flourless chocolate cherry torte, peanut butter and jelly cookies

Time: Noon-7 pm, $22.95 for adults, $11.95 for children. Reservations recommended.

Stafford’s Perry Hotel, Petoskey


Lodging Special

Thanksgiving package: 2-night stay includes lodging, dinner for two Thanksgiving Day and $40 in merchant money (can be used anywhere in downtown Petoskey), $259 plus tax. 3-night stay includes lodging, dinner for two Thanksgiving Day and $40 in merchant money, $299 plus tax.

On The Menu

Appetizers and Salads: mixed greens, apple Waldorf salad, peas & peanuts, traditional Caesar, fresh fruit salad, balsamic marinated frilled garden vegetable salad, broccoli bacon salad, cheese display with roasted red pepper and sun dried tomato spreads

Sides: traditional bread stuffing, mashed potatoes and Stafford’s famous turkey gravy, green beans with candied pecans and dates, and sweet potatoes au gratin

Entrees: roasted pork loin, carved Tom turkey with cranberry orange relish, carved top round of beef with au jus and creamed horseradish sauce, and seafood alfredo

Desserts: pumpkin pie, no sugar berry pie, apple crumb pie, pecan bourbon pie, assorted mini sweets, mini cheesecakes and warm cherry cobbler.

Time: 12:30- 5:30 pm, $27.95 for adults, $13.95 for children. Reservations are recommended.

Weathervane Terrace Inn, Charlevoix


Lodging Special

Check out their website for the latest deals

On The Menu

Starter table: seafood samplers, peel and eat shrimp, cheese fondue station, assorted salads, and rolls

Entrees: Slow roasted all natural turkey, citrus ginger snap crusted country ham, (carving station including other meats)

Sides: fresh vegetables, potato yams, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetable pasta, three-cheese lobster macaroni

Desserts: assorted pies, chocolate fondue station 

Time: 11:30-6 pm, $24.95 for adults, $15.95 for children.

Inn at Bay Harbor, Bay Harbor


Lodging Special

Call reservations to reserve the best room rates

On The Menu

Sides: mashed Yukon Gold potatoes, candied sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, mixed greens salad bar, Caesar salad, roasted root vegetables, cornbread stuffing

Entrees: carved prime rib of beef, honey bourbon glazed ham, roast turkey and gravy, smoked salmon, lobster bisque

Desserts: pumpkin pie, Michigan cherry crisp, chocolate foundation and other sweet treats!

Time: 1pm-5pm $32.00 for adults, $16 for children. Prices do not include tax or gratuity. Reservations for recommended.

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