Destinations Magazine - May/June 2018 - 7
Guests can play
bocce ball by
Grand Hotel's Tea
PHOTOS COURTESY OF GRAND HOTEL.
for dinner after
6:30 p.m. at the
main dining hall
must dress up.
After leaving Michigan's mainland aboard
a ferry (ABA members Shepler's Mackinac
Island Ferry and Star Line Mackinac Island
Ferry both service visitors) for a 15-minute
ride to Mackinac Island, groups will find
themselves returned to a time of horsedrawn carriages, afternoon tea, croquet on
an endless lawn, and live music throughout
the day and evening.
While getting to this National Historic
Landmark is part of the fun, Grand Hotel
and Mackinac Island also offer many
activities for groups, such as swimming, a
spa, garden tours, exploring historic Fort
Mackinac, and shopping.
takes place at
the Grand Hotel
Throughout Grand Hotel's history,
dining has been an exceptional feature
of the guest experience. Groups visiting
for the day can enjoy the legendary
Grand Luncheon Buffet in the main
dining room. A multiyear winner of the
TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence,
the Grand Luncheon Buffet includes
an assortment of options. "In fact," says
Andrea Green, group sales director at Star
Line Mackinac Island Ferry, "you haven't
lived until you've had a Grand Hotel
After lunch, take in the views from a
rocking chair on the world's longest porch.
An overnight stay in one of 393 uniquely
decorated guest rooms includes a full
breakfast and dinner daily. And be sure to
dress up for dinner in the main dining room
after 6:30 p.m.!
For more information, visit www.
grandhotel.com, email grouptours@
grandhotel.com, or call (800) 33-GRAND
and ask for the group tour coordinator.
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