Michigan Romantic Weekend, Detroit Romantic Getaway and Romantic Hotels in Detroit
All about Michigan romantic getaways, the best time for a romantic getaway in Michigan, weekend getaways, historic and romantic hotels, romantic restaurant in Detroit and Ann Arbour and romantic things to do for couples on a romantic getaway in Michigan. All about cherry tarts, famous creamy fudge, tulips and Antiques Markets.
Also included is a selection of small towns for Michigan romantic weekend getaway and all about a Detroit romantic getaway with a great selection of romantic restaurant and romantic hotels Detroit.
Michigan is at the heart of the Great Lakes region and has many attractions, famous landmarks, and scenic state and national parks and forests. It has about 12,000 inland lakes and more miles of coastline than any state but Alaska. Some couples even decide on a Michigan honeymoon.
Things to do on a romantic getaway in Michigan
Finding lighthouses to tour is easy - Michigan has more lighthouses than any other U.S. state. Sand Hills Lighthouse Inn , a Lighthouse converted to a Bed & Breakfast. Located in Ahmeek, Michigan on the Keweenaw Penninsula offers the most romantic accommodation in Michigan.
On your Michigan romantic getaways enjoy white sand beaches, towering dunes and soft breezes where Lake Michigan meets Lake Huron.
The Great Lake that's most worth an extended getaway is Lake Superior. It isn't really near anything and that's exactly what makes it so spectacular -- no crowds, relatively little development, beautiful clear water, and thriving forests.
To see on a Michigan romantic weekend getaway in the Upper Peninsula region are Pictured Rocks, Mackinac Island, Isle Royale, Tahquamenon Falls, the Porcupine Mountains, and the Seney National Wildlife Refuge.
The Lower Peninsula has picturesque sand dunes (at Sleeping Bear Dunes), and countless miles of beautiful shoreline.
A great place to spend a weekend is at the Warren Dunes in Sawyer Michigan. It less than two hours from Chicago, and simply amazing.
Enjoy a romantic getaway in Michigan touring Michigan's wineries.
Although not as prestigious as Californian or overseas varieties, Michigan wines are growing in respectability, with significant vineyards in the southwest and northwest Lower Peninsula. Michigan's wineries (opens a new window) can be found throughout the state and several wine trails provide the opportunity to visit many wineries during a Michigan romantic weekend getaway.
Michigan Vacation Rentals provide the perfect lodging for a stay in Michigan. Reserve a Michigan rental home if Michigan’s history interests you or rent a cabin if water sports or skiing gets you going! Homes for rent in Michigan include cottages, cabins, condominiums and more.
Towns to visit on a Michigan romantic weekend getaway.
Try Alpena for a romantic vacation getaway. The reason that makes Alpena popular for Michigan romantic getaways and weekends must be the presence of the lake and the charm of the town. The area around the town is not overly developed, and retains much of the forests that made it an important settlement throughout the early history of the US. Alpena is more than just a little town on the shores of a lake. The woodlands give a feeling of peace and quiet where you can reconnect as a couple, while the small town pace allows you to relax in ways that urban centers cannot.
See life without cars on Mackinac Island - a resort island famous for its colonial to victorian era character. A wide variety of footpaths and saddle-horse trails snake through the interior of Mackinac Island. Several of these trails have been in use for at least 150 years. Most Islanders get from place to place by bicycle or horse-drawn carriage.
Michigan romantic getaways: Saugatuck
Picturesque harbour village with 19th Century architecture located on the eastern banks of the Lake Michigan is known for its artist colony and arts festivals.
Michigan romantic getaways: Marshall
Marshall was recently named by the National Trust as one of the "Dozen Distinctive Destinations in America". It has a unique small town experience and a nicely restored 19th century historic district. Its only 3 hours east of Chicago and two hours west of Detroit.
Michigan romantic getaways: Holland
A village in tulip country replete with traditional Dutch architecture, and ambiance. Enjoy Dutch nostalgia, including wooden-shoe dancers and flower pastures dotted with old windmills. Particularly spectacular in May, when you can see acres of tulips.
Michigan romantic getaways: Frankenmuth is a replica German town in Mid-Michigan
Marquette may be the largest city of the Upper Peninsula and the second snowiest city in the contiguous United States but it lacked a romantic atmosphere. A better option is Munising a very pretty city and It is the primary embarkation point for cruises to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and Grand Island National Recreation Area.
Romantic Restaurants for a Michigan and Detroit romantic getaway
The Whitney, Detroit’s grandest, most elegant restaurant is perfect for a snowy night in the depth of winter, a sizzling evening in the height of summer or a crystal clear midday Sunday. Housed in a 115 year old, 52-room mansion with delicate, ornate wood carving, Tiffany stained glass windows worthy of a cathedral, and topped by Detroit’s coolest lounge, the third floor Ghost Bar, The Whitney offers meals to savor and visits to remember on your Michigan romantic getaways.
The Earle Restaurant - Located in the heart of downtown Ann Arbor, The Earle serves the finest, award winning French and Italian country cuisine. Consistently recognized for menu offerings, excellent service, award-winning wine list, and romantic, intimate atmosphere.
Detroit romantic getaway
Although Detroit is mostly known as the world's traditional automotive center as oppose to a romantic getaway hotspot it can be a good place to start since it has a well connected airport for most international or cross-country travelers - the Detroit Metro Airport (DTW).
Romantic things to do on a Detroit romantic getaway
Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts is One of Detroit's most intimate theaters with a mezzanine, marble walls and breathtaking ceilings. The theater size is small (about 2000) and the seats are luxurious and cozy and I would bet that there is not a bad seat, angle or acoustic in the house.
350 Madison St Detroit, MI 48226 (313) 963-2366
On your Michigan romantic getaways make it a point to visit The Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village, which is one of a kind (suburb of Dearborn).
The romantic hotels Detroit shown below received the highest overall quality scores and were recommended as the best hotels for romantic vacations.
This romantic Detroit Inn consists of four historic mansions as well as two Carriage Houses and the encompassed urban land. These mansions were built in the late 1800's and feature Victorian architecture and style. Features of the original mansions such as grand staircases, fireplaces, and stained glass windows have been restored throughout.
Guestroom features may include Jacuzzis tubs, porches and skylights and a complimentary shuttle service can provide round trip transportation within a 5 mile radius of the Inn.
The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit, Detroit,MI a beautiful Italian Renaissance style romantic hotels Detroit in a great location. Following a $200 million renovation it has been restored to its original glamour and splendor. The link above will take you to the website where was we booked our stay way - it was well below price if we booked it ourselves directly at the hotel.
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Best time for a romantic getaway in Michigan
Holland and surrounding countryside is particularly spectacular in May, when you can see acres of tulips.
The blueberry season is July through October in western side of the state, near the shore of Lake Michigan. Watch for roadside stands and "U-pick" farms in rural areas. In Traverse City you'll find a cherry festival every July.
The Great Lakes are a bit cool even in the summer, but are still very popular beach destinations, along with swimming in the warmer lakes inland.
In the fall the Color toursof the changing leaves in northern Michigan are popular.
For winter Michigan romantic getaways there are many downhill ski areas, with the most popular resorts in the still-textured Charlevoix/Grand Traverse region of the state. Some great cross-country skiing can be found in both peninsulas.
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