Afternoon tea is a great excuse to slow down and enjoy life, particularly when you’re a busy, active traveler. It’s a bit more challenging if you can’t eat gluten since most afternoon tea items like cookies, sandwiches, scones, and mini-muffins are full of gluten. I had the best gluten-free afternoon tea I’ve ever had on Mackinac Island, MI, at Grand Hotel, and I’m hooked! Even if you’re not gluten-free, this is an option for you if you have afternoon tea more than once during your visit should you wish to mix it up even further. Read my review of their standard Afternoon Tea here.
Bay Harbor Golf Club is currently ranked as the 13th most beautiful golf course in the entire world, and with stunning views of sailboats and whitecaps on Little Traverse Bay, as well as the surrounding forest, it’s easy to see why it ranks so highly. Home to three golf courses modeled after famous European golf courses, and designed Bay Harbor Golf Club has some of the best golfing in all of the United States.
One of the most awarded hotels in the Midwest, Mission Point Resort is one of the most iconic and beloved hotels in the United States, located on Mackinac Island in scenic Northern Michigan. Read all about our stay, and how they’re constantly improving to ensure that every guest has the best possible experience, plus how they’re helping brides and grooms who had to cancel their larger weddings have the wedding ceremony of their dreams, in under a week from first contact to “I Do”s!
Bay View, Michigan is one of Northern Michigan’s best kept secrets. This small community of luxury cottages has one of the best views of Little Traverse Bay in the area, and has a rich history of public works, and has supported the enrichment of the public through theatrical and musical endeavors, education for all, and a focus on wellbeing. Learn why this hidden gem is a wonderful place to stop when you’re in the Petoskey Area by reading more.