Looking for a Northern Michigan travel idea that will keep you tropical despite the cool start to spring? Taking a vacation at Boyne Mountain opens the doors to the resort’s Avalanche Bay, a veritable Northern Michigan beach transposed indoors with welcome and warm water.  Check out a few stay and play vacation packages listed below!


Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark at Boyne Mountain Resort near Boyne City is attracting big attention from leading news sources.  The indoor waterpark, the largest in Michigan, has been heralded as one of “The World’s Coolest Indoor Water Parks” by Condé Nast Traveler.  The premier travel magazine featured an elite eight waterparks on their website designating them as the coolest in the world.  Parks were featured from Beijing, Germany, Canada, and the United States.  The story has also been prominently featured on MSN.com and FoxNews.com.

Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark, a $22 million dollar addition to Boyne Mountain Resort, opened in May 2005.  Themed as a snowy Swiss-Austrian Village, Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark maintains a constant temperature of 84 degrees making it the perfect escape for spring break and year-round enjoyment. The 88,000 square foot waterpark boasts aquatic adventures for all ages including five amazing waterslides, Rip Zone surfing wave, four-story mountain water-play structure, shallow children’s pool and activity pool, lazy river, relaxing hot tubs, mega-arcade, and pub with food and a full bar. The park’s newest attraction is The Big Couloir, an extreme body slide that’s the first of its kind in Michigan.  The ride features a launch capsule with a trapdoor that propels riders at G-force speeds up to 38 feet per second throughout the 360 degree SuperLOOP.

“The recognition that Avalanche Bay continues to receive is a testament to the great experience we offer our guests with the variety of rides and attractions, eateries, arcade, and more,” said Ed Grice, president and general manager of Boyne Mountain Resort.  “Add in the four-seasons of fun we offer at Boyne Mountain Resort, and it’s a winning combination.”

Half- and full-day waterpark passes are available from $22 to $45 and discounts are provided to resort lodging guests.  Spring Break Packages are now available starting at $197 per night for a family of four and includes lodging at Boyne Mountain and Avalanche Bay admission starting at 4pm on day of arrival. A hot and delicious breakfast buffet can be added for only $12 per person.  Ski & Splash Packages are also available with the resort planning to ski and snowboard daily through Easter Sunday, April 20, weather permitting.

For reservations and lodging information, call 800.462.6963 or visit BoyneMountain.com.


Related Northern Michigan Travel Content

Photo(s) by Boyne Resorts