The Homestead

Ranger-Guided Snowshoe Eco-Tour Through Sleeping Bear Dunes Package

12-26-09 to 3-7-10

Snowshoe through Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore with a Park Service ranger, exploring beautiful vistas and learning about winter life in the park. Package includes two nights lodging at The Homestead at Fiddler’s Pond, Little Belle or The Inn, breakfast buffet each morning and a two-hour snowshoe eco-tour (equipment and National Park Service Trail Pass included). Price is $141 to $218 per night on weekends and $167 to $269 per night on holidays. For more information, call (231) 334-5100.

Boyne Resorts

Cross-Country Ski Packages

12-15-09 to 3-21-09

Ski the 35km of groomed trails at Boyne Highlands and Boyne Mountain and the 3.5km of trails lit at Boyne Highlands on select weekends. Cross-country package includes trail pass and overnight lodging good at either resort plus a hot breakfast. Packages start at $80 per person/per night midweek and from $94 on weekends. Check nights and times of lighted trail access by calling the Boyne Highlands Cross Country Center at (231) 526-3029. 800-462-6963.

Shanty Creek Resort

Holiday Cross-Country Ski Package

12-26-09 to 1-2-10

Starting at $131 per person, package includes one night’s lodging, one-day cross-country ski pass and lunch. Be sure to catch the fireworks over Summit Mountain on New Year’s Eve. 800-678-4111.

Garland Resort

Cross-Country 3-Day Ski Package with Light Show

12-26-09 to 3-8-09

Cross-country ski on over 40km of trails at this Lewiston resort. This package includes two nights lodging, two breakfasts, ski rental and trail passes for three days and admission to the light show. Rate starts at $174 per person for two nights based on double occupancy. Add third night for $37 more per person. 877-442-7526.

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