Relaxing and Rich

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Boyne Highlands Resort
Take a sleigh ride to a candle-lit mountaintop cabin for the Aonach Mor Moonlight Dinner, made even more perfect with a delectable chocolate fondue for dessert, Harbor Springs (231/526-3021; 

Phil’s on Front
All things chocolate—made onsite—fill the deli-style case at the front of the restaurant, known as the Chocolate Lounge in downtown Traverse City. Sit at a stool along the counter and order from the menu. Items include homemade bread pudding with white chocolate, dried cherries and homemade caramel sauce; a chocolate mousse with hazelnut crunch; a range of homemade ice creams and truffles. Even without dining here, the chocolate lounge makes a great drinks-and-dessert stop (231/929-1710; 

Millionaire’s Pie
No longer on the menu at The Henry Ford’s Greenfield Village, this decadent dessert that includes walnuts, coconut and chocolate is super simple: just mix, layer, pour and pop in the oven. The results taste like a million bucks (

For More Information, contact:

Petoskey Area Visitors Bureau (800/845-2828 or 231/348-2755;

Traverse City Area Tourism (231/947-1120 or 800/872-8377;