A Grand Celebration

Judy Kurth shares the story of a memorable trip with her family to Mackinac Island for a 50th wedding anniversary celebration.

Flickr Photo Credit - Kelly FedewaLast year, as my husband and I started thinking about our 50th anniversary and how to celebrate it, we decided it would be best spent celebrating with the entire family. As the kids and grandkids grow up it seems to get harder and harder to get everyone together. We started looking at places like Washington, DC and Chicago as options for a weekend getaway. After many discussions with our family, we realized our celebration destination was right here in Michigan…on Mackinac Island. Throughout the years of family travel, all of the kids have been to Mackinac Island but never to as truly a grand destination as Grand Hotel.

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Michigan Luxury Golf Resorts Fare Well

Michigan is most certainly a golf-loving state. This week, Guest Blogger Tim Hygh shares two remarkable and noteworthy golf courses in Michigan that recently received recognition from Conde Nast Traveler.

Conde Nast Traveler readers have voted the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island and the Inn at Bay Harbor into the Top 10 U.S. Northern Golf Resorts.

“The Jewel” is an apt name for the Grand Hotel’s golf course. Built at the turn of the 20th century, and adjacent to the Grand Hotel, the front nine, called the “Grand Nine,” will mesmerize you with views of the Straits of Mackinac, The Mackinac Bridge, and the majestic Grand.

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