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Family Resorts in Michigan
" Popular family vacation resorts in Michigan "


Grand Traverse Resort and Spa
100 Grand Traverse Village Boulevard
Acme, Michigan 49610
Phone: 800-236-1577
Availability & rates
Grand Traverse Resort and Spa is the Midwest's largest full service, year-round resort and conference center. Situated on 900 acres in the northwest corner of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula along the shores of Lake Michigan’s East Grand Traverse Bay, the resort is located six miles northeast of Traverse City, MI and ten minutes from Traverse City’s Cherry Capital Airport. Accommodations include a six-story hotel which offers 238 spacious guest rooms, many with gorgeous views;  The 17 store Tower which offers 186 large, luxuriously appointed rooms and suites; and studio, one, two and three bedroom condominiums are available in a variety of locations and decor. Family activities include power and sail boat rentals, plus jet skis, ski boats and parasails; fishing; biking and rollerblading on beautiful, child-friendly trails; horseback riding lessons and trail rides through woods and dunes; canoeing, kayaking or floating on local rivers and streams and more. The resort also offers a 2,000 square-foot children's center, The Cub House, that provides fun in a secure setting for kids to age 8. Licensed daycare includes an extensive selection of organized, well-supervised activities, including games, arts and crafts, and storytime. For older children, there's Cub Camp, an exciting day camp experience for kids ages 7-12. Full- and half-day programs and 24-hour babysitting are also available.

Grand Hotel
Mackinac Island, Michigan 49757
Phone: 800-33-GRAND
The Grand Hotel built in 1887 is located on the beautiful Mackinac island. Perhaps the most noticeable first impression of Mackinac Island is the absence of automobiles. Mackinac Island is accessible only by boat or plane. Visitors and residents travel by foot, bicycle or horse-drawn carriage. The hotel offers over 350 guest rooms with no two room being the same. Activities include golfing, tennis, horseback riding, biking, carriage tours, and a children's program with activities that include scavenger hunts, games, arts and crafts, hayrides, tours of Fort Mackinac and the island's butterfly houses and a special kids meal.

Mission Point Resort
One Lakeshore Drive
PO Box 430
Mackinac Island, Michigan 49757
Phone: 906-847-3312
Availability & rates
Experience the quaint comforts, the hospitality and natural beauty of Mission Point Resort on world-renowned Mackinac Island. Bordered by flowering lilacs and the glistening shores of Lake Huron, this inviting resort features 242 guest rooms including 92 suites in a variety of Northern Michigan motifs and decors. Stunning views, Old World hospitality and charm surround you, creating a truly idyllic setting for any occasion. From fine dining to unlimited golf, Mission Point provides fun for everyone. With hot tubs, tennis facilities, a health club and pool, you can enjoy a complete day without ever leaving the resort. For Mackinac Island adventure, tour historical sites, discover the natural wonders, visit unique shops and galleries and ride in a horse-drawn carriage. A children's program is available with age appropriate supervised activities.

Shanty Creek Resorts
One Shanty Creek Road
Bellaire, Michigan 49615
Phone: 800-678-4111
Availability & rates: Cedar River Village, Schuss Village, Summit Village
Shanty Creek Resort is located in northern Michigan and offers three separate village areas. Cedar River Village offers one bedroom suites, two bedroom condos and three bedroom condos; Summit Village offers a spectacular 360-degree view, including unmatched sunsets over Lake Bellaire with guest rooms, lakeview guest rooms, studios, one bedrooms, two bedrooms and three bedrooms; and Schuss Village which is at the foot of Schuss Mountain, and is a perfect summer or winter venue. Relax in deluxe villas and condos bordering the Schuss Mountain course or stay in one of our guest rooms with a view of Schuss Mountain. Activities include fishing, swimming, biking, storytelling and a children's program where children may be involved in a variety of hands-on, self directed activities, including: arts and crafts, games, free play, music, outdoor play and rest time if needed.

The Homestead
Wood Ridge Road
Glen Arbor, Michigan 49636
Phone: 231-334-5000
The Homestead Resort is located on Lake Michigan at Glen Arbor, about 26 miles west of Traverse City, Michigan. The resort offers two small hotels, a lodge, an inn and a range of privately owned single family residences and resort condominiums. Activities include golf and tennis with panoramic views of Lake Michigan; dedicated learning center with group and private lessons for children and adults in golf, tennis, swimming, kayaking, windsurfing and sailing; fitness center, canoeing, swimming in four pools (one with a waterfall, and one with a waterslide, and two spa pools. A children's center is also available with age appropriate activities.

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort
1339 Weiss St.
Frankenmuth, Michigan 48734
Phone: (989)652-6668
Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park is a camping and lodging resort catering to families with children. We are located in the city of Frankenmuth off I-75 in Michigan. Locally your family can visit the city of Frankenmuth also known as ‘Michigan’s little Bavaria’, the Military and Space Museum, Dixie Motor Speedway, and The Fortress golf course. We won the 2007 ‘Facility of the Year’ award and offer a variety of activities such as an indoor pool and hot tub, mini-golf, a game room, a playground, and themed activity weekends April-November. We have over 200 RV sites, pull thru sites, and cabin/trailer rentals. For your convenience we have handicapped facilities, a laundry room, and excellent restrooms.

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort
10990 US 31 N
Grand Haven, Michigan 49417
Phone: (616)842-9395; (800)828-1453
Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park is a camping and lodging resort catering to families with children. We are located just fourteen miles north of Holland and seven miles south of Grand Haven. Area attractions include the World’s Largest Musical Fountain, the Harbor Steamer Riverboat, and Tri-Cities Historical Museum. Our facilities include over 200 paved pull thru sites for your RV. We also have cabin rentals; seasonal sales are available. We have a heated swimming pool, a kiddie pool, playground, mini-golf, wooded biking trails, sports courts, hayrides, a game room, and themed planned activities April-September for all your family entertainment. Wireless internet, laundry facilities, handicap facilities, a snack shop, and a camp store are available for your convenience.

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort
370 W 4 Mile Rd.
Grayling, Michigan 49738
Phone: (989)348-2157
Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park is a camping and lodging resort catering to families with children. Locally, your family can canoe/kayak on the AuSable and Manistee waters nearby, or visit Hartwick Pines State Park with its 9,672 acres of rolling hills. We offer level, grassy sites perfect for your RV or tent, and cabin rentals are also available. A full recreation program is offered Memorial Day through Labor Day, and limited activities exist during ‘school days’. There are three playgrounds, and for your water fun, enjoy our giant jumping pillow or pool. Other activities include horseshoes, shuffleboard, mini-golf and more. For your convenience, we have trailer storage, laundry facilities, and a store.

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort
2201 E M-68
Indian River, Michigan 49749
Phone: (231) 238-8259
Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park is a camping and lodging resort catering to families with children. We are just four miles east of the Indian River in beautiful Michigan. Local attractions include the Burt Lake State Park, Big Bear Family Outdoor Adventures, and the Indian River Outfitters Guided Indian River Tours. Our park has over 150 wooded sites for your RV or tent, and you can rent a cabin or pop-up trailer. We have a daily activity program Memorial Day - Labor Day which includes wagon rides, cartoons, and theme weekends. We have a heated pool in the shape of Michigan, shuffle board, mini-golf, a playground, and more. On site there is a dump station, laundry facility, snack bar, and a store with groceries for your convenience.

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort
8239 W Hazel
Silver Lake, Michigan 49436
Phone: (231) 873-4502
Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park is a camping and lodging resort catering to families with children. We are just thirty-five miles north of Muskegon, Michigan. Nearby, your family can visit the Dune Scooter Rides where you can ride a seven mile sand dune, or Craig’s Cruisers which offers go karts and much more. We have rustic sites for your tent camping, RV sites, and trailer/cabin rentals. For family activities we offer a heated pool and kiddie pool, wagon rides, go carts, themed activity weekends April-September, sports courts, and a recreation room. For your convenience we have a laundry room, camp store, and a dump station.





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