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We know you like traveling Up North–here are some great deals you can use right now: 

Girls Weekend Getaway: Crystal Spa

Take advantage of a great introductory package deal for spa goers.

photo courtesy of Crystal Mountain Resort

A moment of zen is nice, sure. But a couple days of zen … ? Absolutely essential in midwinter. Crystal Mountain Resort, just west of Traverse City, is at your service. The family-friendly ski resort in the woods recently opened the new 18,500-square foot Crystal Spa—the only LEED-certified spa in Michigan—read about its unbelievable deal.

Rent a Cottage This Summer–Its Not Too Early out our database of great cottages in and around Traverse City, Leelanau County, Charlevoix, Petoskey and all over the North–Includes photos and you can search by location or even by waterway.

Budget Weekends in Traverse City–Michigan’s Grand Traverse region is even more affordable.

Make a resolution to travel to Traverse City this spring. Until May 15 the Traverse City Convention & Visitors Bureau will offer special packages for a Girlfriends Getaway that will last until May 15. (And if a few boys tag along, that’s probably alright too.)

Check out special low rates at more than 20 participating hotels and resorts—as low as $22.50 per person midweek and $27.50 per person on weekends (plus tax, based on double occupancy)—with a wide range of discounts on recreation, shopping, dining and entertainment.

Leelanau Travel Deal: Pick Your Rate–Leelanau Peninsula’s Empire Lakeshore Inn offers deal for budget travelers.

Overnight guests at the quaint Empire Lakeshore Inn, at the junction of M-22 and M-72 in Empire on the Leelanau Peninsula, can literally pick their own rate this winter season. Typical nightly winter rates are $65 (plus taxes). However, guests staying through April 15, 2009 will “draw” their own rate. Read more about Empire Lakeshore Inn’s draw your own rate deal

On the Town in Traverse City: The Bling Bling

Emily Betz Tyra shares her new favorite fleeting pleasure, a can’t-miss cocktail in downtown Traverse City.

Take a Video Vaction Right Now

And if you need a video vacation right now, our Northern Michigan travel videos will not only help you build your vacation must-do lists, but let you escape and enjoy life Up North in a click. Take a video vacation to: 

Visit Northern Michigan including Houghton/Hancock, Charlevoix, Crystal Lake and more–18 video shorts to choose from

Visit Frankfort, MI–8 video shorts to choose from

Visit Mackinac Island--5 video shorts to choose from

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