1 . Thunder Bay Resort

Hillman, Michigan

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Whether you're a couple on the go or lovers who prefer to stay cozy, Thunder Bay Resort is your perfect Valentine's Day stay. Located in the breathtaking Michigan wilderness, you'll fall in love with the onsite and off-site options. What better way to start off your romantic retreat than on a elk viewing carriage/sleigh ride, followed by a gourmet dinner paired with wine tasting. Stay on your own two feet hiking through Michigan's natural splendor. Afterward, get swept off your feet by the exquisite accommodations. Sweeping villas, spacious suites, and elegant villas provide plenty of alone time and amenities. Sip champagne in the whirlpool tub, cuddle up beside the fireplace, and soak in the woodland views. For the true outdoor enthusiasts, the RV park offers a low-key Valentines vacation with all the modern amenities. A natural setting and plenty of attractions set the scene for an unforgettable February fourteenth!

Address

27800 M-32, Hillman, MI 49746

Extra Stops

Stop by the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and soak in the Great Lakes maritime history.

Related activities

Sample the spirits together at the Stoney Acres Winery and along the Sunrise Side Wine and Hops Trail.

2 . Grand Traverse Resort & Spa

Acme, Michigan

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There's no better place to spend your February fourteenth than Grand Traverse Resort & Spa! Set on 900 acres of rolling lawns, lush woodlands, and the sparkling shores of Lake Michigan, this is the perfect setting for your couples retreat. Enjoy an intimate stay in the 17-story glass tower, which displays panoramic views of Lake Michigan. Choose from a collection of treatments at the Spa Grand Traverse and rejuvenate with your loved one. An array of gourmet restaurants are nearby, serving up heavenly cuisine and romantic atmospheres. For dessert, get some sweets for your sweetheart at Dylan's Candy Bar, where every candy creation you can imagine is yours for the taking. For couples looking for adventure, the area offers plenty of lovers' leisure. Stroll together through the idyllic terrain, set off on a shopping expedition, or visit the many neighboring wineries. The snow-blanketed landscape is perfect for cross country skiing expeditions, snowshoeing, ice skating, and snowmobiling. Explore as much or as little as you please this Valentine's Day!

Address

100 Grand Traverse Village Boulevard, PO Box 404, Acme, MI 49610

Extra Stops

Set off on a sweetheart shopping spree at the many unique Tower Gallery of Shops, which include everything from clothing to local gifts!

Related Onsite Offerings

The 7,000-square-foot Spa Grand Traverse occupies two floors and comprises a full range of amenities, including 23 treatment rooms, a salon, and boutique.

3 . Bay Pointe Inn Lakefront Resort

Shelbyville, Michigan

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 980 - 9643

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Elegant accommodations, exquisite cuisine, and exceptional service make Bay Pointe Inn Lakefront Resort your premier Valentine's Day getaway! Savor a romantic dinner at the Terrace Grille Restaurant, sip on champagne in the in-suite whirlpool tub, or cozy up beside the fireplace. Take a dip in the sparkling indoor swimming pool, work up the sweat in the fitness center, or ease away the stress with an in-room massage. Enhance the romance with a rose petal-covered room, chocolate-covered strawberries, and a bottle of wine. Get lucky at the nearby Gun Lake Casino, try some shopping at the Allegan Antique Market, or sample the spirits at a variety of wineries. Adventurous couples can carve up the slopes at Bittersweet Ski Area or exploring the grounds at Allegan County Park. Luxury and leisure unite at Bay Pointe Inn Lakefront Resort, your ultimate Valentines vacation!

Address

11456 Marsh Road, Shelbyville, MI 49344

Highlights

Your choice of guestroom includes amenities like a private balcony, a patio, and a whirlpool tub.

Related Onsite Offerings

An ever-changing menu at the Terrace Grille includes casual dining with an inviting wine list, refreshing cocktail options, and alfresco dining on the lakefront terrace.

4 . Crystal Mountain Resort and Spa

Thompsonville, Michigan

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Romance, relaxation, and recreation highlight your Valentine's Day stay at Crystal Mountain Resort and Spa! Boasting more than 250 hotel rooms, suites, condos, and townhomes, you have so many lodging options at this Michigan marvel. Fireplaces, walk-out decks, jetted tubs, and more make couples feel at home. The Crystal Spa kneads away the stress with a variety of rejuvenating treatments while the Peak Fitness Center keeps couples fit. And, a diverse range of dining options offers a true taste of Northern Michigan. After being pampered onsite, explore the outdoors off-site. Ski-in/ski-out services give you direct access to Crystal Mountain's ski slopes while cross country skiing, dog sledding, and snowshoeing give couples a chance to explore at a lower elevation. If you're more of a city explorer, head into town and stuff some shopping bags, enjoy a candlelit dinner at the many restaurants, or taste the creations at the nearby wineries and breweries.

Address

12500 Crystal Mountain Dr., Thompsonville, Michigan 49683

Highlights

Crystal Mountain features 48 downhill ski slopes, 28 slopes lighted for night skiing, four terrain areas, eight lifts, one learning area, and infinite fun!

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An 18,500-square-foot oasis, the Crystal Spa awakens and inspires with massages, facials, body scrubs, and much more.

5 . Tamarack Lodge

Traverse City, Michigan

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Moments become memories at Tamarack Lodge. Spend your Valentine's Day at this exquisite lodging in the heart of majestic Northern Michigan. Outdoor adventures beckon just outside your door while the metropolitan market awaits just a short drive away. Early 1900s architecture displays rustic yet refined rooms with 42-inch HD televisions, gas fireplaces, and private decks with Lake Michigan views. Clink glasses at the fully stocked bar before you retreat to your room for some alone time. Just outside your door is a wealth of wilderness activities. Downhill and cross country skiing, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing give couples the opportunity to explore the idyllic landscape. If you're more of urban dwellers, head to downtown Traverse City for fine dining and an array of shopping opportunities. Discover both romance and recreation with a Valentine's Day stay at Tamarack Lodge!

Address

2035 U.S. 31 North at Four Mile Road, Traverse City, Michigan 49686

Highlights

Solid cherry and maple wood cabinetry and the generous use of stone and tile throughout the top-of-the-line appliances makes for one luxurious stay!

Related Onsite Offerings

Penthouse Suites with oversized jetted tubs heat up the romance!

6 . The Inn at St. John's

Plymouth, Michigan

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 940 - 1193

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Blending history and luxury, The Inn at St. John's has created an upscale utopia for your Valentines getaway. Each of the 118 elegant rooms features 12-foot ceilings, custom-designed furniture, and 46-inch flat-screen televisions. Enhance the elegance with the Presidential Suite, where couples can sip champagne in the Jacuzzi or observe the breathtaking scenery from a private balcony. All the makings of a romantic dinner are available at one of two onsite restaurants. In fact, 5ive Restaurant features a four-course Valentine dinner. Vibrant downtown Plymouth features a variety of shops and restaurants centered around Kellogg Park. Stroll through any of the town's 12 parks or go ice skating at the NHL-size ice arena. And, for those couples looking to take the next step in their relationship, the inn features opulent ballrooms and a historic chapel for weddings. Experience the quaint charm of this Plymouth inn!

Address

44045 Five Mile Road, Plymouth, Michigan 48170

Highlights

The Valentine's Day package includes elegant accommodations, rose petal turndown service, champagne, breakfast for two at 5ive Restaurant, and much more!

Related Onsite Offerings

The four-course Valentine dinner begins with a champagne toast and culminates in a saccharine dessert designed to share.

7 . Treetops Resort

Gaylord, Michigan

CALL DIRECT: +1 (888) 873 - 3867

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Welcome to a 238-room romantic retreat located in the heart of Michigan's natural splendor! Treetops Resort offers standard and deluxe hotel rooms as well as spacious condos. Say "cheers" with a glass of bubbly in the jetted tub or cozy up in the arms of the one you love beside the fireplace. Unwind in the Treetops Spa, where your choice of treatment transports you and your partner to a world of pure bliss. And, your room showcases views of the pristine Michigan wilderness. Adventurous couples needn't go far to find the snowy ski slopes of the resort, where expertly groomed trails await. The fun remains high at a lower elevation when you explore the powdery white landscape on a cross country skiing expedition. Head into town for sensational shopping and dining options. Treetops Resort provides a romantic stay to escape and to explore!

Address

3962 Wilkinson Rd, Gaylord, MI 49735

Highlights

The resort offers 23 outstanding ski runs for all abilities. And, rental equipment is available at the base of the slopes.

Related Onsite Offerings

Treetops Spa offers a range of massage therapies, body treatments, skin care, facials, and more intended to help both men and women unwind.

8 . Harbor Lights Resort

Frankfort, Michigan

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Harbor Lights Resort, situated on the shores of Lake Michigan, invites you and your better half to experience the allure of Frankfort! Guestrooms, suites, and condos entice couples with elegant fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, and spacious decks. Splash around in the indoor pool, unwind with a relaxing spa treatment, and stay in touch with the world with free Wi-Fi. Or, just pop in a romantic comedy and snuggle up with your sweetheart. The Harbor area offers almost endless activities for couples in search of attractions. Carve up the slopes downhill skiing, explore the beautiful landscape on a pair of cross country skis, or tour the nearby wineries. A collection of exquisite restaurants await in Frankfort, serving as the perfect venue for a romantic dinner. You'll love the luxury and leisure of Harbor Lights Resort!

Address

15 S. Second Street, P.O. Box 1039, Frankfort, MI 49635

Population

The population of Frankfort was 1,286 as of the 2010 census.

Extra Stops

Try your luck at the nearby Little River Casino or Turtle Creek Casino.

9 . Park Place Hotel

Traverse City, Michigan

CALL DIRECT: +1 (877) 416 - 1340

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Rich in history and activities, Park Place Hotel is a lovers' retreat for those who prefer the sheen of the city lights. Located in the heart of downtown Traverse City, you'll find shopping, dining, arts, and more at your fingertips. Try some Valentine vino at more than a dozen nearby wineries. Be sure to sample the many spirits of the Old Mission Peninsula wineries. If it's relaxation you seek, unwind with a couples massage at one of four in-town spas like Pavlova Salon & Day Spa. For some outdoor adventures, embark on a cross country skiing expedition through the vibrant area. Swap exploration for relaxation when you return to the hotel. Private balconies showcase Traverse City, Boardman Lake, or Grand Traverse Bay. A health club, indoor pool, whirlpool, and sauna tempt couples to drift away. Award-winning dining at the onsite Minervas restaurant makes for the perfect romantic dinner while the Beacon Lounge provides an intimate setting with cocktails, appetizers, and desserts.

Address

300 East State Street, Traverse City, Michigan 49684

Extra Stops

There's so much to explore in Traverse City. Take in a show at the City Opera House, stroll through the Dennos Museum, or try your luck at Turtle Creek Casino.

Related Onsite Offerings

Couples who want the privacy and convenience of dining in their guest room can still enjoy Minervas award-winning cuisine, available throughout the day and evening.

10 . Bayshore Resort

Traverse City, Michigan

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 940 - 1292

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A romantic stay on the West Grand Traverse Bay, Bayshore Resort is a Victorian-style hotel with modern amenities. A fusion of Old World charm and current accommodations, the rooms feature Victorian paintings and antiques, private balconies or patios, whirlpool tubs, fireplaces, and televisions. Choose from suites, spa rooms, bayfront rooms, and more. Each morning, a complimentary breakfasts awaits you and your partner while the indoor swimming pool provides a perfect place to take a dip. The surrounding area is just as enticing, offering a host of lovers' retreats. Traverse City sits in the heart of the splendor that is Northern Michigan. Cross country ski, alpine ski, or snowshoe through the pristine landscape with your partner. For city-seekers, the vibrant downtown area is just a short stroll away and showcases unique shopping, delectable dining, and a rocking nightlife. Make your Valentine's Day stay at Bayshore Resort!

Address

833 East Front Street, Traverse City, Michigan 49686

Extra Stops

Couples can sample the spirits at the surrounding wineries or get lucky at nearby casinos!

Related Onsite Offerings

Your suite features everything you need for a romantic retreat: a two-person spa, a fireplace, and a wet bar.

11 . Weber's Inn

Ann Arbor, Michigan

CALL DIRECT: +1 (734) 769 - 2500

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A chic boutique hotel awaits Valentine's Day vacationers at Weber's Inn. Stylish surroundings and an array of amenities make for an unforgettable stay. Rooms and suites showcase balconies and spiral staircases or first floor access to the Four Seasons Pool and Recreation area. Take a dip in the pool, enjoy a soothing soak in the hot tub, or unwind in the sauna. Savor a romantic meal at Weber's Restaurant, an Ann Arbor landmark since 1937. The excitement starts at the Habitat Lounge, the restaurant's stylish pub that features live music and dancing. The University of Michigan is nearby, as are a host of other attractions. Take in shows at the Ann Arbor Civic Theatre, the Arbor Opera Theater, or the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra. Explore the buzzing streets of downtown, where delectable dining and sensational shopping await around every corner.

Address

3050 Jackson Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Highlights

Enjoy some privacy in the restaurant's secluded Le Bistro Room, where prime rib, steaks, seafood, and a vast selection of wine make for an exceptional Valentine's Day dinner.

Related Onsite Offerings

Say "I do" at Weber's, where two exceptional ballrooms, cakes and catering services, and wedding planners make your dream day a reality.

12 . The Weathervane Inn

Montague, Michigan

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 927 - 7134

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The Weathervane Inn combines exceptional amenities, stunning scenery, and nearby downtown attractions to create an unforgettable Valentine's Day getaway! Contemporary and romantic, this inn features 23 unique guestrooms with Jacuzzi tubs, fireplaces, and balconies. Savor a delicious complimentary breakfast with your soul mate or curl up together for a movie night on the 32-inch LCD TV with a DVD player. You can enhance the romance with the Valentine's Package, which features views of White Lake, romantic add-ons, and more. Just outside your room, a world of exploration awaits. Grab your lover's hand and set off on a winter wonderland expedition. Snowmobile through the tree-lined trails or coast through the snow-blanketed terrain on cross country skis. The quaint shops of downtown Montague and nearby Whitehall feature unique shops, restaurants, and attractions. Come experience a romantic, rustic, and chic stay!

Address

4527 Dowling St, Montague, MI 49437

Population

The population of Montague was 2,361 at the 2010 census, making for a quaint and secluded stay in idyllic Michigan.

Highlights

The Valentine's Package is a two-night stay that features breakfast each morning, dinner for two at Villa Venafro,chocolates, wines, keepsakes, and time with that special someone.

13 . The Cherry Tree Inn & Suites

Traverse City, Michigan

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 452 - 9495

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The Cherry Tree Inn & Suites whisks you away to a February fourteenth fantasy! Located in the attraction-filled Traverse City, this inn has plenty to do onsite and off. Overlooking the East Grand Traverse Bay, the outdoor spa is open year round, so couples can receive rejuvenating treatment this Valentine's Day. If you'd prefer to stay inside, the indoor pool and spa await with a host of relaxing options. Soak in the soothing hot tub and unwind in the sauna. A spacious suite or intimate studio houses your romantic rendezvous with HD TV, free Wi-Fi, and more. For those who wish to explore, Traverse City is teeming with attractions. Shop at unique boutiques downtown, sample a smorgasbord of eats at the numerous dining options, or soak in some culture at the Dennos Museum Center. Get lucky at Turtle Creek Casino or just explore the area with your soul mate. There's no end to the romance and recreation here!

Address

2345 US 31 N, Traverse City, Michigan 49686

Extra Stops

Open 24 hours a day, Turtle Creek Casino features slot machines of varying denominations, blackjack, roulette, craps, three-card poker, and more!

Related Onsite Offerings

Stop by the onsite Sweet Shoppe with your sweetheart, where you can purchase everything form Moomer's award-winning ice cream to Leelanau Coffee products.

14 . Ranch Rudolf

South Boardman, Michigan

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Step into simplicity at Ranch Rudolf, where all outside distractions dissipate, allowing you to stay focused on the one you love. Resting on 195 acres along the banks of the Boardman River and nestled deep in the woods of the Pere Marquardt State Forest, natural serenity highlights this Valentine's Day vacation. Snuggle on a sleigh ride through the snowy landscape, crank up the speed on a snowmobile ride, or cross country ski on a remote wooded path. Though you feel world's away from it all, you're only 12 miles away from the buzzing attractions of Traverse City! Start your Valentine's Day tradition in a rustic yet elegant room, where stunning wilderness views and welcoming amenities unite. The Old West dining room features high-vaulted ceilings and hardwood floors and features exceptional eats from breakfast through dinner. Curl up beside your partner and let the simple splendor of the ranch wash over you. At Ranch Rudolf, you get away from it all while getting close to your soul mate!

Address

6841 Brown Bridge Road, Traverse City, MI 49696

Highlights

Your horse-drawn sleigh ride starts at the ranch before wandering through the woods, down a seasonal road, and through some private property along the Boardman River before returning back to the property.

Related Onsite Offerings

An idyllic setting and devoted staff make for the perfect wedding venue. Catering services, a full bar, and a breathtaking location serve as your dream wedding site!

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