712 S. Huron
Mackinaw City, MI 49701
Phone: (231) 436-5777
Fax: (231) 436-7023
With over 10,000 acres (4,000 hectares) of land and 26 miles (41 kilometers) of shoreline on Lake Michigan, Wilderness State Park is a pristine area perfect for outdoor activities all year round. The park features a picnic area, boat launch, playground, restrooms and more. Visitors can opt to stay in one of the six rustic cabins or choose from over 250 campsites located throughout the park. Various activities here include hiking, hunting, fishing, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, mountain biking and swimming.
Located in the beautiful Northern Michigan, the Chestnut Valley Golf Club is one of the most popular golf clubs in the region. This club, is a teeming golf hub during the summer and during the winter, it acts as an abode for skiers, snowboarders and other such snow-related adventure sports fans. The glorious golf course boasts 18 holes, driving ranges and spreads over 6,500 yards. Besides the sporting extravaganza, the Chestnut Valley Golf Club also offers its spaces for a range of events. On the premises, there is also the Chestnut Valley Grill restaurant, that will make sure your stomach also feels warm. Not just for the golfers, this club is a great vacation getaway and a chance to explore all the beauty that Michigan has to offer. Please see the website for further information.
One of the most luxurious and posh golf clubs in the area, the True North Golf Club sets itself apart from the rest. Tagging itself a 'masterpiece' may appear an overstatement, but in fact, it is an evident fact. Designed by Jim Engh, a renowned golf-architect, this 18-hole design marvel sits nestled in the hills enveloping Harbor Springs. The True North Golf Club boasts a driving range, short game greens, and even a first-rate clubhouse and a restaurant. A true hideaway right in Northern Michigan, the True North Golf Club is really a must visit, even if you are not a golfer. Please see the website for further information.
This ski area just outside of Harbor Springs has been around for over fifty years, and has slopes on three separate peaks. Day passes and season passes are available, with a variety of ticket prices for different days of the week and different age groups. The meticulous slope grooming will ensure that you're at ease on the slope, and during breaks the award-winning lodge, friendly staff and homemade food will help you relax and warm up. Children under 8 ski for free, see website for further prices and details.
This 18 hole golf course at the Boyne Highlands Resort is marked by beautiful manicured lawns, lakes and generous fairways. Built in 1996, this golf course poses a challenge to even an advance player and has hosted several key matches on its vicinity. Situated amidst a scenic setting, this golf course offers a stunning view of the nearby mountain and the surrounding areas. If you are quite new to this game and want to learn how to play golf, the golf school at the course will come to your rescue.
Spread over an area of 6,814 yards, Donald Ross Memorial Golf Course at the Boyne Highlands Resort poses quiet a challenge even for an advanced golfer. Opened in 1989, this 18 hole golf course is set amidst a beautiful surrounding and offers a picturesque view of the nearby mountains. Featuring beautiful fairways, sand bunkers and trees surrounding the course, the golf course was designed by the architects Newcomb E.Kircher and Flick & S.Kircher and is one of the most popular golf courses of the region.
Spread over an area of 6,850 yards, the Moor golf course at the Boyne Highlands Resort is a paradise for golfers as well as nature lovers. The lush, green golf range is suitable for the beginners as well as the pro golfers. Built in 1975, this course boasts 18 holes and offers a driving range and has carts and clubs available on rent. One of the eight golf courses in Michigan, the Moor is the place for some of the most prominent golf events in the area, like the Coca-Cola Championship and Harbor Cup. Please call for further information.
In the summer time, when the new buds are just beginning to unfurl and the new shoots of grass are awakening from the deep winter slumber, Northern Michigan is a sight that would heal even the sorest of eyes. The best way to enjoy this stunning natural beauty is to hop on to a chairlift and take in the view from the top. These rides can be embarked on at the Boyne Highlands Resort as well as at the Boyne Mountain. At the Boyne Mountain spot, the rides are free for everyone. These rides run only in summer and fall and are highly recommended for anyone who loves picturesque scenery and greenery.
Ranked as one of the best top 100 golf courses by Golf magazine, Heather Golf Course is a 18 hole golf course and was opened in 1968. Featuring scenic surroundings combined with challenging terrains, this golf course has witnessed several key matches and is managed by Boyne Highlands Resort in Harbor Springs. Spread over an area of 6,890 yards, this golf course opened in 1968 and has since then been a home to golf lovers!
Enjoy an exciting ride on a horse back at the Birchwood Farm Equestrian Center, which offers trail rides and lessons on riding a horse. From adults to kids, this center offers horse riding lessons to everyone. In case you are interested in attending a ceremony or a function in a horse driven carriage, this equestrian center offers these services at affordable prices. Call for advance reservations.
Harbor Springs boasts of a range of golf clubs and golf courses, each offering something different and unique for the traveling golfer. The Little Traverse Bay Golf Club & Restaurant is one of these golf courses that strives to make your golfing trip as memorable as possible. During the summer months, right up to mid October, this 18-holed golf course is the arena where the gladiators of golf strut their stuff and try to conquer the others on a terrain both challenging and inviting. This golfer-friendly course lets you reserve tee-times; offers tutoring by a PGA Professional; and even has special golf programs for the little ones. When the stomach growls, after a day spent traversing hilly landscapes, head to the Little Traverse Bay Restaurant, which, along with offering some splendid grilled food and other delicious items, offers an amazing view of the gorgeous Little Traverse Bay. Currently closed, the course will re-open in the Spring of 2010. Please see the website for further information.