MyNorth News Service

(Press Release provided by Boyne Highlands)

HARBOR SPRINGS, Mich. (January 5, 2015) – The secret is out. The gem that is Boyne Highlands with its traditions and an escape to simpler times has been named among the top “Twelve Underrated Ski Resorts in America” according to Condé Nast Traveler’s 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards.

Boyne Highlands offers the highest vertical terrain and is the largest ski resort in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula – yet, has somehow remained semi under the radar.  While Boyne Highlands is certainly no secret to the legions of repeat travelers over the resort’s 51-year history, more people are now catching on to what makes this resort a must-visit destination.

Readers of Condé Nast Traveler were astonished by Boyne Highlands’ variety of skiing, snowboarding, tubing, snowshoeing, ice skating, and ziplining.

“Boyne Highlands is a special place where our guests find happiness,” said Mike Chumbler, Boyne Highlands’ president and general manager. “In addition to the variety of activities, it’s the feeling and hospitality people receive when visiting that sets us apart.  We provide a family atmosphere that’s truly like coming home where the same friendly faces greet guests year after year.”

Ski & Stay Packages including overnight lodging, 12-hour Unlimited lift ticket, hot breakfast, and tubing start at just $118 per person, per night.  Kids ages 8 and under sleep, ski/ride and eat breakfast for free, and Juniors ages 9-15, receive reduced rates.  To book your stay, call 800.462.6963 or visit

About Boyne Highlands Resort
Boyne Highlands Resort is a family-owned, four-season destination located in Harbor Springs, Michigan.  Established in 1963, the resort is the largest ski area in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula with 435 skiable acres and also offers the highest vertical terrain.  Additional resort attractions include cross country skiing, snowshoeing, dog sledding, tubing, Zipline Adventures, 81 holes of golf, spa, lift-serviced mountain biking and Bike Park, kids programs, lodging, meeting and wedding facilities and real estate.  Boyne Highlands has been recognized by the readers of as Midwest’s Favorite Downhill Terrain, named the Best Ski Resort in Michigan by The Oakland Press and offers Golfweek’s Best Courses You Can Play.  Boyne Highlands is a member of the Boyne Resorts family of resorts and attractions.

600 Highland Road, Harbor Springs, MI 49740 | 231.526.3000 | 800.462.6963