Northern Michigan Thanksgiving: Don't waste precious holiday hours stooped over the stove this Thanksgiving, instead, gobble up these Northern Michigan Thanksgiving getaway packages. We have Thanksgiving lodging and dining specials at Traverse City hotels, Petoskey hotels, and Northern Michigan resorts.

Discounts and Water Park Passes Make a Splash at Great Wolf Lodge

Start the holidays with a splash at Traverse City hotel and waterpark Great Wolf Lodge! Your family can stay in a Wolf Den Suite with a super cool cave-themed sleeping area for the kids and separate area for parents for only $220 a night. For an even more incredible deal, enter the promo code morefun and save 15% on a two or more night stay for your family over Thanksgiving weekend and get access to daily games and activities in the Cub Club and water park passes to Great Wolf Lodge's indoor water park for your entire stay. Fill up on a Thanksgiving feast after all your watery fun at the Thanksgiving holiday buffet, filled with traditional mouthwatering favorites that will please everyone in your family.

Trot Up to Crystal Mountain Resort for a Free Nights' Stay

Spend your holiday at Crystal Mountain in Thompsonville and receive a free night's lodging during their Thanksgiving Reconnect Weekend! That's right, stay one night at Crystal Mountain Resort and Spa over Thanksgiving weekend, November 21-24, 2012, and get second night's stay for free–now there's a reason to take a Thanksgiving getaway. Not only will kids get breakfast for free during your stay, you'll have access to Michigan Legacy Art Park, miles of hiking, biking and cross-country ski trails and for additional add-ons you can take advantage of Crystal's award-winning ammenities including Crystal Spa, downhill skiing and snowboarding, and an outdoor ice-skating rink. They will also have Thanksgiving-inspired activities for both kids and adults including the annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Vulture 5K Run/Walk where you can boost your metabolism before feasting on a traditional Thanksgiving buffet. Stay until Saturday evening to top off the weekend with holiday lightings during the First Light Celebration.

Traditional, Charming, and Quite the Turkey Package at Stafford's Bay View Inn

There's no better place to take a relaxing, traditional Thanksgiving getaway than at Stafford's Bay View Inn in Petoskey. For over 125 years Stafford's flagship property has been providing guests the grace and romance of a bygone era set against the exquisite views of Little Traverse Bay, and this Thanksgiving weekend is no different. Book the Thanksgiving Weekend package anytime between November 21-25, 2012 and leave holiday preparations to Stafford's. For only $275 you'll receive two nights lodging, breakfast each morning of your stay, $40 in Downtown Merchant Money for holiday shopping in picturesque downtown Petoskey, and dinner for two during Stafford's Thanksgiving Dinner Feast–a traditional Thanksgiving buffet with all of the fixings in the timeless Roselawn Dining Room.

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