Thunder Bay Resort

Enjoy your trip to Thunder Bay Resort

Enjoy your trip to Thunder Bay Resort

Join us for the excitement of a heart pounding close encounter with the wild majestic Michigan Elk. Then relax with fellow travelers sampling delicious Michigan wines and a fantastic gourmet meal somewhere in the woods of N. Michigan near the village of Hillman.


Thunder Bay Resort is one of Northern Michigan’s most unique travel destinations! Known for its award-winning Elk Viewing, Carriage/Sleigh Ride, Gourmet Dinner and Wine Tasting Event, it is also host to incredible events and retreats including New Year’s Eve & St. Pats with Mike Ridley, Murder Mystery Weekends and the popular Wine Lover’s Weekends. Overnight guests can take advantage of a state-of-the-art RV Park or the resort’s deluxe lodging accommodations including private chalets, spacious villas and whirlpool suites. All units offer the amenities of home including a full-kitchen or kitchenette, cable, fireplace and WiFi. Thunder Bay also boasts onsite casual dining and an array of activities including a championship, 18-hole golf course in which beauty, challenge and premiere playability make it one of Northern Michigan’s best golf values. Other activities include tubing, hiking, biking, cross country skiing, snowshoeing and much more. Additionally, guests are only a short drive to popular destinations like Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center, Alpena Shipwreck Tours, Besser Museum, Mackinac Island and more. With a variety of Elk Viewing, golf and event packages there is surely something for everyone. Call and let Thunder Bay Resort’s courteous staff start planning your Pure Michigan getaway today!

Thunder Bay Resort Web Site

Contact Information


27800 M 32

Hillman, MI 49746

Driving Directions

Toll Free: (800) 729-9375

Phone: (989) 742-4502

Fax: (989) 742-3380


Location of Thunder Bay Resort

Map of Michigan

Hillman Weather

LSNO/FOG, humidity 83%, barometer 30.28,
wind 6 mph NW
Not as cold with a little snow at times
27°F | 0°F
Not as cold with a little snow at times
Colder with times of sun and clouds
9°F | -3°F
Colder with times of sun and clouds
Frigid with variable cloudiness
12°F | -4°F
Frigid with variable cloudiness
Cloudy and not as cold
24°F | 6°F
Cloudy and not as cold
Cold with periods of snow
18°F | -4°F
Cold with periods of snow

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