Take this quiz to see how much of Grand Hotel you’ve experienced! This Grand Hotel Bucket List Quiz will rank you from a first time visitor to a member of the Musser family (the family who owns the hotel). Where do you think you’ll fall on this spectrum?
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Grand Hotel Bucket List
How much of Grand Hotel's bucket list have you completed? Check the boxes next to the events and activities that you've completed so far, to see how much of Grand Hotel's bucket list you've completed. Comment below with your score, and which activities you want check off your list this year!
Have you stayed at Grand Hotel more than once?
Have you walked the porch of Grand Hotel (the world's longest)?
Have you swam in Esther Williams swimming pool?
Have you stayed in a named suite?
Have you celebrated an anniversary at Grand Hotel?
Did you spend your honeymoon at Grand Hotel?
Have you ever celebrated any other special occasions at Grand Hotel (birthday, graduation, promotion, retirement, etc.)?
Have you ever Opened the Grand (stayed the first opening night)?
Have you ever taken a horse drawn carriage from the ferry docks to Grand Hotel upon arrival to Mackinac Island?
Have you ever soaked in the hot tubs by the Esther Williams swimming pool?
Have you ever relaxed in the hotel's sauna?
Have you walked through Grand Hotel's gardens?
Have you checked out Grand Hotel's shops on the ground level of the hotel?
Have you enjoyed Marlee's Art Gallery by Marlee Brown (a Mackinac Island Resident and Artist) inside Grand Hotel?
Have you danced to the sounds of the Grand Hotel Orchestra? They play every night after dinner in the Terrace Room!
Have you celebrated the Lilac Festival at Grand Hotel and viewed the gorgeous lilacs around the hotel?
Have you enjoyed a spa service at Astor's Salon and Spa?
Have you ever golfed on Grand Hotel's golf course, The Jewel?
Have you ever played FootGolf on the front nine of The Jewel?
Have you ever taken a horse and carriage ride to the back nine of The Jewel?
Have you ever walked back from the back 9 of The Jewel, along the West Bluffs, and taken in the incredible views of the Straits of Mackinac?
Have you listened to Bob Tagatz, Grand Hotel's historian, lecture on the history of the hotel and the island?
Have you had your photograph taken on the front porch?
Have you listened to the harpist in the lobby during afternoon tea?
Have you ever listened to live musicians play in the Main Dining Room during dinner?
Have you ever sat in the rocking chairs on the front porch and watched the sunset?
Have you ever attended the Dorothy Draper Design weekend workshop?
Have you ever attended the Somewhere in Time weekend at Grand Hotel?
Have you ever dressed up for the Somewhere in Time weekend?
Have you ever arranged to have an in-room gift waiting for you (or a loved one)?
Have you stayed in a new Cupola Suite?
Have you stayed in a room with a balcony?
Have you stayed in a room with a view of the lake?
Have you ever stayed in the China Suite?
Have you ever stayed in the Jackie Kennedy Suite?
Have you ever stayed in the Huron Suite?
Have you ever stayed in the Dan Musser Suite?
Have you ever stayed in the Versailles Suite?
Have you ever stayed in the Wicker Suite?
Have you ever stayed in the Grand Suite?
Have you ever stayed in the Betty Ford Suite?
Have you ever eaten a snow cone by the Esther Williams Swimming Pool?
Have you ever had a drink in the Cupola bar as the sun sets over the Straits of Mackinac?
Have you ever ordered room service?
Have you ever stayed in the Masco Cottage?
Have you joined (or given) the Grand Club? It's 100+ nights, reserved for you, your loved ones, or others at a reduced rate!
Have you ever celebrated the 4th of July at Grand Hotel?
Have you ever had breakfast in the Main Dining Room?
Have you ever eaten at Jockey Club?
Have you eaten at The Gate House restaurant?
Have you had delicious sushi at Sushi Grand?
Have you enjoyed a peaceful meal at Woods restaurant?
Have you enjoyed a scoop of refreshing Hudsonville Ice Cream at Sadie's Ice Cream Parlor?
Have you enjoyed a meal at Fort Mackinac Tea Room?
Have you had Afternoon Tea in the Lobby?
Have you taken time to enjoy a glass of wine at the Audubon Wine Bar (it's also a library!)
Have you eaten a world famous pecan ball for dessert?
Have you ever had a handcrafted drink on the porch after dinner?
Have you ever participated in the Close the Grand weekend (the last weekend the hotel is open for the season)?
Do you already have plans to stay at Grand Hotel in 2019?
Grand Hotel Bucket List
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Thanks for playing! How many times have you stayed at Grand Hotel? What are some of your favorite memories at Grand Hotel? Comment below what your score out of 60 was, and which items you’re most excited to check off your list next year!
Explore More of Mackinac Island
What are your favorite memories at Grand Hotel? If you’re looking for more wonderful things to do on Mackinac Island, head to my Luxury Travel Guide featuring everything I love to do when I visit my favorite Michigan vacation destination, and learn all of the very best spots in America’s Summer Place. From exploring the rich history of the island pre and post colonization and trying fantastic local specialties like planked white fish, pecan balls, and Mackinac Island Fudge, to biking around the island, Sailing the Straits of Mackinac, and kayaking to Round Island Light, you’ll never run out of amazing adventures to have on Mackinac Island.
Explore Northern Michigan
Beyond Grand Hotel and Mackinac Island, plan a visit to Northern Michigan’s most classic and luxurious destinations, like Petoskey, Bay Harbor, Harbor Springs, Traverse City, Sleeping Bear Dunes, and so many more in my Michigan travel archives.
Pictured Above: Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
Farewell, fellow adventurers!