Travel along the Great Lakes this summer for some fabulous Michigan family vacations, and spend time doing a wide array of fun activities and tourist attractions.

Isle Royale National Park, a northwest Lake Superior archipelago wilderness, is only accessible by seaplane or boat. There are no roads or cars on the islands. Rock Harbor Lodge, MI offers the Park’s only lodging (housekeeping cabins, lake front rooms, plus a full-service restaurant and grill onsite).
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There’s something special about coming to Bavarian Inn Restaurant in Frankenmuth’s Little Bavaria to enjoy a home-cooked meal. Since 1888, more than 20 million guests have returned to feast on our world-famous “all-you-care-to-eat” family style dinners with platters of premium golden chicken, delicious specialty breads and more
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Jackson has tons of family friendly options throughout the year that fuel passions and inspire joy. Everything from outdoor activities, concerts, live theater, shows, art, history, motorsports and beer and wine [...]

Springtime always gets you thinking about the water: the boats get put in, the fishing lines are dropped, the cry of “Fore!” is heard across the green, and nature is calling you from every corner of Michigan to make your vacation getaway the best you’ve ever had. With the longest freshwater coastline in the Nation, and nearly 65,000 inland lakes and ponds, it’s understandable why the state’s slogan sounds so refreshing when you hear the phrase, “Pure Michigan.”

Sail away to a host of maritime destinations. Or relax on thousands of miles of beaches. Pop a tent in the woods, or hook up the RV. Or check into a Michigan vacation resort, and let them be your tour guide to the midwest’s “Mitten State.” The “best small town festival in the USA, (Reader’s Digest),” the Tulip Time Festival, brings thousands of vacationers to Michigan every May to enjoy the sheer beauty of Spring’s blooming bulbs. [...]

Why Stay at Days Inn Grand Haven? The Location is Perfect

Days Inn Grand Haven is just minutes from sandy Lake Michigan beaches, gorgeous sunsets, downtown shopping and dining.

Accommodations include King, Queen and Double. Most rooms include microwave and refrigerator. Amenities include our heated indoor pool, whirlpool, game room and free Wi-Fi throughout. Enjoy a complimentary Daybreak continental breakfast.

Our Grand Haven hotel is just minutes from great shopping, dining and sightseeing. Picnic on the sandy shores of Lake Michigan at Grand Haven State Park, or take in the scenic views of Lake Michigan, the boardwalk, the Grand Haven pier and lighthouse.

Warm hospitality and great value make our Grand Haven hotel your perfect getaway.

Days Inn Grand Haven

1500 S Beacon Blvd.

Grand Haven, MI 49417

616-842-1999

www.daysinn.com

Stay at The Weathervane Inn, Visit the Lakefront Community of Montague

Located in the lakefront community of Montague, Weathervane Inn is a beautiful lake front hotel with stunning views of White Lake. Choose from one of our 23 contemporary designed guest rooms that include Jacuzzi tub, fireplace, balcony, wireless internet, in-room movies and more. As you stroll outside, you can enjoy the sunset on our Gazebo

We are located right next to the Hart – Montague bike trail, which has over 22 miles of paved riding. We are the perfect location to enjoy all that White Lake has to offer. We are close to many golf courses, including White Lake Golf Club, Stonegate Golf Club and Old Channel Trail. If you just want to take a relaxing walk, you will enjoy the quaint downtowns of both Montague and Whitehall.

We offer a picturesque peninsula, perfect for weddings and our sunsets make it a great romantic weekend [...]

Are You an Adventure Traveler? Stay at Rock Harbor Lodge

Isle Royale National Park, an island wilderness in northwest Lake Superior, is only accessible by seaplane or boat. Rock Harbor Lodge provides the only lodging in the Park (housekeeping cabins, several newly-renovated lakefront lodge rooms, full service restaurant/ grill onsite.)

For the adventure traveler, naturalist, outdoor enthusiast, avid fisherman and hiker, Isle Royale provides a dramatic escape from the fast pace of everyday life. There are no roads or cars on the island. Enjoy165 miles of hiking trails and spectacular views of Lake Superior plus sightseeing tours of historic lighthouses and abandoned copper mines. There’s 16 hours of summer daylight, thus extended recreational time. Plus, summer visitors may experience the magic of the Aurora Borealis! Ferries run seasonally from Grand Portage, MN, Houghton and Copper Harbor, MI. A seaplane operates from Houghton, MI. Open Memorial Day through Labor Day only. Room / ferryboat packages available. [...]

Isle Royale National Park, an island wilderness in northwest Lake Superior, is only accessible by seaplane or boat. Rock Harbor Lodge provides the only lodging in the Park (cabins, lakefront lodge rooms, full service restaurant.)

For the adventure traveler, naturalist, outdoor enthusiast, avid fisherman and hiker, Isle Royale provides a dramatic escape from the fast pace of everyday life. Enjoy scenic hikes to view Lake Superior panoramas and sightseeing cruises to historic lighthouses and abandoned copper mines.

With over 165 miles of hiking trails and 16 hours of summer daylight, visitors extend recreational activities beyond normal hours. Summer visitors often experience the magic of the Aurora Borealis.

Ferries run seasonally from Grand Portage, MN; Houghton and Copper Harbor, MI. Seaplane runs from Houghton, MI. Open Memorial Day through Labor Day. Room / ferryboat packages available. Birding tours and kayak ecotours available.

Rock Harbor Lodge

866-644-2003

www.rockharborlodge.com

With so many [...]

If the state of Michigan isn’t on your list of family vacation destination possibilities, it should be… here’s why.

Recently, the highly respected National Council of State Tourism Directors (NCSTD) handed out its prestigious 2007 Mercury Awards to tourism offices from across America and her five territories. Not only did Michigan’s tourism team win for best Television Broadcasting, it also snagged the title of Best Overall Program.

But what do these types of honors mean for your Michigan family vacation? Plenty!

This type of national recognition carries with it a commitment to continue the tradition of excellence that has won so many kudos. Consequently, any traveler to one of the many Michigan hotels is likely to be treated as if he or she were royalty.

Additionally, any locale providing Michigan lodging is going to be well aware that this kind of honor is special and can correspond to strong amounts of tourism. Thus, extra measures [...]

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