Pure Michigan’s March 2021 travel deals have a little bit of everything, which is befitting a transition season in the Great Lakes state. There are late-winter specials that let you wring the last bit of slopeside fun from the ski season, and family Spring Break packages at Drummond Island Resort in the Upper Peninsula. There’s even a few big city adventures thrown in to spice things up.

Here are the deals being offered:

#1 Shanty Creek Resort, Bellaire

Deal: Overnight lodging as low as $108 per night

Expires: March 28

Details: “Whether it’s skiing, tubing, or hitting the Nordic trails this winter, the crisp cool air of Bellaire is calling to let you know, Bellaire is Fresh Air. Here, where outdoor recreation reigns supreme, we go outside to play. So, when the time is right and you’re ready, Shanty Creek Resort is here to welcome you with lodging rates as low as $108.” For more information, check the resort website here.

Mt. Bohemia

Mount Bohemia, a ski resort located in the Upper Peninsula, offers the longest runs and highest vertical in the Midwest. | Photo courtesy Keweenaw Convention & Visitors Bureau

#2 Keweenaw Peninsula vacation packages

Deal: Save up to 25% on lodging when booking 3+ nights.

Expires: March 31

Details: “In the Keweenaw Peninsula, winter is still going strong! Home to 200+ miles of sledding trails, Mount Bohemia, frozen waterfalls, and endless winter fun, we invite you to come and explore more in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula.” For more information about the vacation packages and cost-savings, check here.

Butterflies are blooming atFrederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park

Aaron Burden and children Shilyn, 12, and Tavian, 8, watch butterflies at the feeding station inside the Lena Meijer Tropical Conservatory at Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park on Monday, March 1, 2021. (Hope Davison | MLive.com)Hope Davison

#3 March Hotel Getaway in Grand Rapids

Deal: Get 25% off your second night at select hotels.

Expires: March 31

Details: “The weather is getting warmer, the steelhead are on the run, the breweries are rolling out new spring releases and the butterflies are in bloom at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park— it’s a great time for a Grand Rapids getaway! Take advantage of our buy one night, get one night 25% off hotel deal to make your escape even sweeter. Choose from a variety of hotels to meet your budget and amenity preferences. Dream Grand & Go.” For more information on these Grand Rapids savings, check here.

Crystal Mountain

Crystal Mountain has a lineup of fun slopeside events to treat skiers all the way into April.

#4 Celebrate March at Crystal Mountain in Thompsonville

Deal: Save up to 25% off lodging on select March dates. Kids 6 and under ski and eat breakfast free.

Expires: March 31

Details: “Discover new adventures at Crystal Mountain. Celebrate the start of spring with March specials at the Mountain events. Each weekend includes fun activities like scavenger hunts, costume contests, slopeside DJs and much more. Stay in some of the finest resort accommodations in the Midwest and save up to 25% off on select March dates. Plus, learn how kids 6 and under sleep, ski and eat breakfast free with a paying adult. Embrace adventure. Be in your element.” For more information, check Crystal Mountain’s website here.

Bay Pointe Resort

A cottage stay with special savings.

#5 Spring Savings at Bay Pointe on Gun Lake, Shelbyville

Deal: Save up to 15% on rooms Sunday-Thursday or pay only $199 for cottages per night!

Expires: March 31

Escape: “Book your next getaway at Bay Pointe, an award-winning full-service resort nestled along the South shore of Gun Lake and save. Take advantage of newly remodeled guestrooms with free Wi-Fi, continental breakfast and beautiful surroundings. The unique four-season property encompasses 375 feet of Gun Lake frontage and 10 acres of wooded terrain. The resort features the Terrace Grille Restaurant, an assortment of lodging, event and entertainment venues, boat docking and access to beautiful Gun Lake.” For more information, check the resort’s website here.

Downtown Ann Arbor

Cars turn onto Liberty Street from State Street in downtown Ann Arbor on Jan. 2, 2021.Ryan Stanton | The Ann Arbor News

#6 Book Your Ann Arbor Escape

Deal: Save 15-50% off regular rates.

Expires: April 1

Details: “Need a break this winter? Planning a fun trip to the Ann Arbor area is easy and cost-effective. Cold weather equals hot deals! Ann Arbor is the ideal destination for creative, art aficionados and fantastic food fans. Enjoy the unique shopping in our walkable downtown. Explore the tree-filled landscape in our scenic parks. Search our 60+ hotel specials. Start planning your Ann Arbor vacation now.” For more information, check here.

Drummond Island

One of the king bed loft-style rooms at the Drummond Island Resort lodge.

#7 Drummond Island Resort’s Spring Break Family Getaway

Deal: Family packages from $125 per night, includes a $40 dining voucher

Expires: May 1

Details: “Grab the family and head to Drummond Island Resort for a fun, action-packed spring break family getaway. Choose from resort activities including skeet clay shooting, ORV trails, bicycling, or outdoor games. If there is still snow on the ground, enjoy cross country skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, or ice skating. After a fun-filled day, bring the gang to Pins Bar and Grill for a meal the whole family can enjoy.” For more information, check the resort’s website here.

Traverse City dining

Lots of Traverse City food and drink establishments are offering creative outdoor options for guests. | Photo courtesy Traverse City Tourism

#8 Traverse City’s Spring Break Escape Packages

Deal: Unlock savings on lodging and activities with a Traverse City Escape Package

Expires: May 21

Details: “Turn your thoughts north for a spring break escape in Traverse City, where there is no shortage of adventure to be found. Fewer crowds and great off-season pricing make it a perfect time to visit. Whether you’re traveling with your family, significant other, or close friends, there are plenty of fun things to do. Check out the Escape Packages for deals on hotels, and access to a mobile passport with coupons for wineries, dining and activities.” For more details on activities and participating hotels and businesses, check here.

The Jewel

The Jewel golf course on Mackinac Island is one of the state’s most unique spots to play golf.

#9 Mackinac Island’s Grand Hotel Tea For 2 Golf Package

Deal: Package includes accommodations, unlimited golf on The Jewel, and afternoon tea daily.

Expires: “Embrace the true beauty of Mackinac Island right from the green. Take in the picturesque Pure Michigan views of the Straits of Mackinac from The Jewel golf course, one of the most unique courses in Northern Michigan, and the only course in the country with horse-drawn carriage rides between nines. Enjoy the finer details of breakfast and dinner daily, luxury accommodations, unlimited golf—and once the last putt falls, sit back and enjoy the Grand tradition of Afternoon Tea in the hotel’s parlor daily.” For more details, check Grand Hotel’s website here.


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