Northern Michigan is a land of rugged beauty, wilderness, and wild coastlines. It is also a land of outdoor fun and recreation, and millions of us head to the region each year to enjoy everything from hiking and biking to island hopping and camping trips. If you are planning a trip to Northern Michigan, you will be pleased to know that you are blessed with hundreds of great hotel options. The only tricky part is deciding which one to reserve. To help, we’ve rounded up the top ten hotels in Northern Michigan for you to consider. Without further ado, here they are.
10. Hotel Earl of Charlevoix
If you are looking for accommodation in Charlevoix, you will find the Earl of Charlevoix Hotel a great choice. The rooms are thoughtfully decorated and equipped with all the comforts and amenities you could wish for, including air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and spacious and beautifully clean private bathrooms. Amenities in other parts of the hotel include a 24-hour front desk, indoor pool, hot tub, and well-equipped gym.
9. Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Traverse City
Tucked between the east and west branches of Grand Traverse Bay is Country Inn & Suites by Radisson- Traverse City, a comfortable and welcoming hotel located just one mile from beautiful beaches and bustling downtown Traverse City. If you want to experience the beauty of the area’s 150 inland lakes and rivers while enjoying the dining, eating and shopping opportunities in the city, you will find its location hard to fault. The accommodation itself is comfortable, clean and spacious. On-site amenities include a library, hot tub, large indoor heated pool, 24-hour fitness center, laundry facilities, restaurant and bar, and same-day valet service. You will also receive complimentary USA Today newspapers and freshly baked cookies.
8. White Birch Lodge
White Birch Lodge’s all-inclusive resort has a lot to recommend it, including an idyllic location on the Elk Lake boardwalk. Accommodation options are extensive, covering everything from condos and cabins to townhouses and traditional hotel rooms. Each option is spacious, clean, and equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay, including private balconies, full kitchens, living areas, Wi-Fi, and flat-screen TVs. As part of the package, you’ll get three meals a day and access to a host of organized activities, including waterskiing, tubing, and wakeboarding. There is even a children’s program to keep the little ones occupied while you relax and enjoy your time to yourself.
7. The Homestead
Despite its proximity to Glen Arbor, The Homestead feels wonderfully secluded and peaceful. Set on 500 wooded acres, the hotel has a wide range of activities for residents to enjoy. Watch the sunset views from the outdoor pool, take a stroll along the lakeside boardwalk, play golf, take a boat or kayak on the lake, or explore nature on horseback. If all that wasn’t enough to tempt you, the resort’s cluster of pristine white sand beaches could just do it. The rooms are spacious and clean, with everything you might need for a comfortable and relaxing stay.
6. Tamarack Lodge Resort
Tamarack Lodge Resort’s location on the shores of Lake Michigan puts guests in a great place to enjoy the natural beauty of the region. Those looking to enjoy the city’s nightlife, shopping opportunities and cultural activities will find downtown Traverse City within walking distance. The accommodations themselves are as exceptional as the surroundings – choose from one, two, or three-bedroom condo options, all with incredible water views, fireplaces, sitting areas, hot tubs, and large kitchens. If all that wasn’t enough, guests can also enjoy a private beach with chairs, fire pits, and a very inviting boardwalk.
5. Hotel Walloon
If you prefer small, personal hotels to large, anonymous resorts, you’ll love the Walloon Hotel. This beautiful little boutique hotel has a homey, vintage feel to it and an interior packed with period features. The hotel’s location on the shores of Lake Walloon is idyllic, as is the small private beach that leads directly from the accommodation. The rooms are bright, light and airy, with great luxury features and cozy bedding. The staff are friendly, welcoming and always available to …