Romantic Sojourns

Romacne in the AirFrom the Upper Peninsula to the Straits of Mackinac, from the Leelanau Peninsula to the Sunrise Side, from the Grand Traverse Bay to the Thumb, from southwest Michigan to the Irish Hills and Detroit and all of the charm of quaint Lake Michigan shore towns, Michigan offers a perfect amorous getaway for everyone.

Pack your bags and get ready for a relaxing, stress-free time and delight in all of the wonderful things that make your special getaway a time to savor. Here are a few suggestions to pique your romantic appetite. If your destination is the Upper Peninsula, book a weekend at the celebrated Big Bay Point Lighthouse B&B near Marquette. The inn offers a variety of amenities and great packages.

In the northwestern corner of Michigans Lower Peninsula, Victorian style and hospitality reminiscent of days gone by will make you both want to stay forever at this lovingly restored 1886 Staffords Bay View Inn. From an inviting location on the shore of Little Traverse Bay, the family-owned inn has welcomed visitors for more than 40 years in the historic village of Bay View (one mile north of Petoskey).

Perched on a hill above the Grand River amid manicured lawns and gardens, youll find The English Inn. This English-style country manor gives guests a glimpse of the good life that auto baron Irving Jacob Reuter and his wife enjoyed near Eaton Rapids (20 miles southwest of Lansing). English Gardens fill the grounds and have been the site of many weddings. The 1927 Tudor-Revival-style mansion now houses a bed and breakfast with an on-site restaurant.

Housed in a restored 1843 stagecoach inn, the Mendon Country Inn in the community of Mendon affords guests a glimpse into another by-gone era and a link into Michigan's transportation history. You'll experience a complete Victorian weekend at the Brabb House Bed & Breakfast in Romeo, where you'll indulge in all the charms of the romantic era.

Travel to southern Michigan for a stay at the historic Munro House Bed & Breakfast and Spa in Jonesville. Relax in one of seven unique guest rooms, enjoy on-site massage and spa services, play the baby grand piano or spend time in the library at this historic Greek Revival Mansion. Book the All Inclusive Getaway Weekend for a full weekend of indulgence. Add on the Couples Pamper Package with Oxygen Facial, Pedicure with Spa Bath and a full hour Body Massage for both of you, plus lunch, you're guaranteed to have all the bases covered for a romantic getaway.

At Saugatuck's Hidden Garden Cottages and Suites, the luxurious accommodations offer the perfect getaway for two. Enjoy the evening in a cottage or suite complete with fireplace, whirlpool for two with bath brew and bath melts, a bottle of wine, single red rose and chocolates upon arrival. Also included in the package is a dining certificate at your choice of restaurants and in-room continental breakfast. While in the area, youll want to also consider the romantic getaway packages at the Belvedere Inn & Restaurant.

Victorian elegance, romantic charm and gracious hospitality get top billing at the Kingsley House Bed & Breakfas tin Fennville. Known for its ritzy ambiance, the holiday and themed packages at the Kingsley House are sure to bring out the most consummate romantic side of just about everyone.

Michigan's Bed and Breakfasts offer warm and professional hospitality that provides for memorable vacation and getaway weekends. For a comprehensive list of bed and breakfast establishments and country inns visit our B&B and historic inns listings, or contact the Michigan Lake to Lake Bed & Breakfast Association.

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