Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend Northern Michigan Resort Packages: It’s a special time to celebrate the freedoms we share as Americans. In Northern Michigan, we invite you to gather friends and family and reflect in the most liberating setting we know—a vacation to the great outdoors. So come together this January 17-20, 2014 and get to these Northern Michigan resorts for big fun in the snow!

Shanty Creek Resorts

The Sardine Special. A Shanty Creek Original.  One carload. One price. Stuff as many in your car as you can, and everyone skis for $199. For example, squeeze 8 in your minivan, that’s $25 per person. See how the pros stuff a car in this video.

Available Monday, January 20, 9am-4:30pm


Holiday Hills

Tubing Special $8 per person/hr

Grand Traverse Resort & Spa

Family Fun Package includes:

  • 2 Nights Accommodations
  • Welcome Amenity
  • Four breakfast coupons for Sweetwater American Bistro
  • 1 In-Room Movie or Video Game per room (not available in some accommodations)
  • 1 pound of bulk candy from Dylan’s Candy Bar in the Gallery of Shops
  • 2 Dylan’s regular ice cream cones or 2 Dylan’s Lollipops (Whirly Pop or Wild West Pop – excludes Paddle Pop)

WINTER SEASON: NOV 4, 2013 – APRIL 11, 2014

* Weekend package prices start at $341 in one-bedroom condos, $424 in two-bedroom condos.

(*The above pricing does not include 11% tax and $14.95 nightly resort fee.  Rooms at this rate are limited. Not available to groups. May not be combined with other offers. Certain other restrictions may apply.)

Crystal Mountain Resorts

Stay over select dates and receive a FREE night of lodging when you book Lodging Only or the Unlimited Ski & Ride Package.

Package Terms: Free night is of equal or lesser value and must be used during same stay. Free night of lodging is available with Lodging Only or Unlimited Ski & Ride Package. Stay 1 Night, Get a 2nd Night Free offer is only available in select unit types. Rate is subject to taxes and service fee, based on double occupancy in hotel accommodations; not valid with any other discounts, special offers or group rates. Rate and dates are subject to availability and may change without notice. Offer good through April 30, 2014.

Call (855) 721-5277 for reservations.

12500 Crystal Mountain Drive
Thompsonville, MI 4968

Boyne Highlands Resort

At Boyne Highlands Resort in Harbor Springs, the Ski & Stay Package for the holiday weekend starts at $152 per person, per night.  The package includes:

  • overnight hotel accommodations
  • unlimited lift ticket
  • hot breakfast buffet
  • tubing

Ages 8 and under sleep, ski/ride, and eat breakfast for free on packages and Juniors ages 9-15 receive reduced pricing.  For reservations, call 800.462.6963 or visit

On Friday night, January 17, guests to Boyne Highlands can take advantage of our Friday night promotions with night session lift tickets, equipment rental, Twin Zip Rides, and all-you-can-eat fish fry, each just $10.29.

The Homestead Resort

Book one of these Homestead Resort packages by Sunday, January 12th for a stay in January and receive a FREE souvenir logo tote bag and a coupon for $15 off a purchase of $50 or more at Rocky’s or New Leaf Fitness Center. Call 231.334.5100 to reserve your perfect January getaway to Glen Arbor and Sleeping Bear Bay today!

Winter Enthusiasts Rejoice at Homestead:
Explore the naturally groomed trails of the “Most Beautiful Place in America” by ski or snowshoe with this special package. Includes two nights’ lodging, cross- country ski or snowshoe rentals, a Park Pass to the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, and a box lunch from Cavanaugh’s.
Rates starting at just $38 per person, per night for hotel accommodations. Condominium stays also available starting at $74 per person, per night.

Homestead Spa & Salon Weekend:
High above Lake Michigan lies a serene and welcoming retreat that’s far, far away from the everyday, Spa Amira, where you will enjoy a relaxing, 60-minute massage. The pampering continues with your choice of a pedicure or manicure at Lillyjade, a tranquil salon located in a valley at the heart of the resort, then treat yourself to an evening of fine dining at Nonna’s. Package includes two nights’ lodging at your choice of accommodation.

Rates starting at $102 per person, per night for hotel accommodations or from $138 per person, per night for a condominium stay.

Friday, Jan 17

Cooking class at Nonna’s with Chef John Piombo

3-5 pm. Featuring the cuisine of Tuscany and Bonfi wines. $55 per person (Includes food, wine & class) Reservations required. Call 231.334.5150.

Live Music at Beppi’s by Jim Hawley 8-11pm.

Saturday, Jan 18

Complimentary Hot Cider & Donuts

10am – Noon at Mountain Flowers Lodge fire pit.

Family Magic Show at CQ’s Cabin 7-8 pm. Featuring Jania Taylor. FREE.

Caricaturist David Wodarek at Beppi’s 2-4pm.

Live Music by The Accidentals at Beppi’s 8-11pm.

Sunday, Jan 18

Caricaturist David Wodarek at Beppi’s 2-4pm.

McGuire’s Resort

Stay Friday and Saturday, pay just $49*  for Sunday!

*Must stay Friday and Saturday at full price to receive the discount on Sunday. Price for standard room plus taxes and fees.

7880 Mackinaw Trail, Cadillac, MI 49601

Call 800-632-7302 to make your reservation and mention MLK Weekend Special,

Ellis Lake Resort

Winter Special: Stay 2 or more nights, last night is ½ off!
Available January & February, 2014
8440 US 31 S, Grawn MI 49637