Romantic getaways are heating up as the Summer travel season approaches. Couples on the go, and stay-in, cuddle up couples alike are flocking to some of the most romantic destinations in the world, including Michigan. That’s right, the state widely known for the UP (Upper Peninsula) is rapidly becoming a hot spot for romance in the upper midwest. So, if you plan to whisk away your sweetheart this Summer, you won’t want to miss the Top 5 Romantic Getaways in Michigan.
1. Tamarack Lodge - Traverse City Michigan
Turn moments to memories at one of Northern Michigan’s finest lodges. Tamarack Lodge boasts eraly 1900’s architecture, coupled with an endless array of outdoor activities on the shores of Lake Michigan. Private decks overlook breathtaking lake views, while 42-Inch flat screen televisions, gas fireplaces and cozy furniture wait inside your suite. More of an urban dweller? Downtown Traverse City is only a few minutes away, serving up some of Michigan’s finest cuisine and high-end shopping. To really spice things up, ask about the Penthouse Suite with private jetted tubs.
2. Grand Traverse Resort & Spa – Acme Michigan
Set on 900 acres of rolling lawns, lush woodlands and the scenic shores of Lake Michigan, Grand Traverse Resort & Spa is synonymous with romance and luxury. You and your spouse will take in panoramic views of Lake Michigan in the intimate & cozy 17-story glass tower, cuddling up next to the fire, all while sipping on wine and champagne. The romance doesn’t stop there. Treat yourself to the finest spa services in the upper Midwest at the Grand Traverse Spa. Couples massages, therapy sessions and more are all routine here. And of course, what is a romantic escape without fine dining? You will find plenty at Grand Traverse and the surrounding area. Polish it off with a trip to Dylan’s Candy Bar, and you are sure to hit a homerun with your special someone!
3. Crystal Mountain Resort and Spa – Thompsonville Michigan
Boasting more than 250 hotel rooms, suites, condos and townhomes, Crystal Mountain Resort and Spa is highlighted by romance and relaxation. Fireplaces, walk-out decks, hot tubs, spa services, and so much more make this one of Michigan’s finest romantic destinations. Crystal Mountain is ideal for the couple that stays fit together. The resort offers a full-scale fitness center (The PArk Fitness Center) as well as an array of activities designed to free the mind and energize the body.
4. Bay Pointe Inn Lakefront Resort – Shelbyville Michigan
Elegant accommodations, exquisite cuisine and out of this world customer service all add to the romantic aura of Bay Pointe Inn Lakefront Resort. Work up a sweat in the fitness center before taking a dip in the sparkling indoor pool and sipping champagne in your in-suite whirlpool. Polish off your day at the Terrace Grill Restaurant, sipping on the finest wines and taking in delectable cuisine. Really want to wow your significant other? Ask about the rose petal covered room, complete with chocolate strawberries and a bottle of wine. You can thank us later.
5. Treetops Resort - Gaylord Michigan
A breathtaking 238 room romantic retreat in the heart of Michigan’s splendor, Treetops Resort is sure to dazzle you and your sweetheart. Sipping bubbly in your in-suite jetted tub is standard at Treetops. If that gets tiresome, head to the Treetops Spa where you will be pampered to the point of feeling like royalty. Your deluxe hotel room showcases beautiful views of Michigan wilderness, and is still a stones throw from high-end shopping and dining in Gaylord. The best of both worlds comes together at Treetops Resort. Trust us, you won’t want to skip your stay here!