Crystal Mountain

Family Biking

Family Biking

Here a family rides their bikes in front of the beautiful Kinlochen lodge. Crystal Mountain's varied lodging choices are clearly among the Midwest's finest.

Photo courtesy of Crystal Mountain


Crystal Mountain is a family-owned, year-round ski, golf and spa resort located 28 miles southwest of Traverse City. Amenities include downhill skiing on 45 downhill slopes, cross country skiing on over 40 km of groomed trails, a full-service spa, 36 holes of championship golf, an outdoor pool and water playground, Michigan's only alpine slide, lodging, dining, indoor pool and fitness center and IACC-approved conference facilities for groups of up to 400 people.

Crystal Spa - Michigan's "Green" Spa Destination with its 12 treatment rooms, meditation lounge and outdoor meditation garden with hot tub, is one of only six LEED certified (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) spa facilities in the nation.

Four Seasons of Fun! Crystal is also home to the Michigan Legacy Art Park, a non-profit 30-acre outdoor park that blends art with nature. In the spring, summer and fall, make a splash at the Park at Water's Edge or coast down the mountain on the Crystal Coaster, Michigan’s only alpine slide.

Looking to hit the links? Crystal Mountain offers 36 holes of championship golf on the Betsie Valley and Mountain Ridge courses. Crystal Mountain Golf School was named one of the Top 25 Golf Schools in America by GOLF Magazine in 2008, and is home to Junior Elite, the Midwest’s top junior golf instructional program.

A Michigan Wine Restaurant serving a selection of Michigan wines.

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