6 Best Ski Resorts In Michigan, USA - Updated 2023


Located in the Great Lakes Region, Michigan is one of the sought-after destinations in the US because of its breathtaking landscapes, rich history, and cultural heritage. If you are looking for adventure, you can go camping in Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore or go hiking to see the Tahquamenon Falls. Additionally, Michigan is the second state with the highest number of ski areas in the United States. Whether you are a snowboarder looking for a thrilling adventure or just someone who wants to have a relaxing weekend, the state has something for everyone. If you are planning to spend your vacation sliding on the slopes of Michigan, you will need to book a convenient accommodation first. Check out the best ski resorts in Michigan, USA, below.

1. Crystal Mountain, Thompsonville (from USD 119)

Situated in Thompsonville, this stunning resort with first-class amenities is the perfect home base for exploring Michigan. The resort features an outdoor and indoor pool, fitness center, 36-hole golf course for indoor recreation. Each of the rooms has a refrigerator, a coffee maker, and free access to Wi-Fi. The rooms also boast private bathrooms with toiletries and a hairdryer. For relaxation, you can also book a spa treatment at the Spa Centre.

To add more thrill to your adventure, the resort has 58 ski runs, and the longest run is 0.5 miles (0.8 kilometers). It also has eight lifts. To have access to the slopes, you can purchase the lift tickets online, which are available at a price of 69 USD to 99 USD for each adult traveler.

Crystal Mountain

Wifi Available

Address: 12500 Crystal Mountain Drive
Accommodates: 12

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Fitness centre

2. Caberfae Peaks, Cadillac (from USD 99)

This stunning golf resort is surrounded by Manistee National Forest. The resort comes equipped with 39 cozy guest rooms, each featuring a private bathroom, a hairdryer, a satellite cable TV, and free access to the internet. Guests can indulge in several recreational amenities available in the resort, including the outdoor pool and the golf course.

In addition, you can buy lift tickets online at 59 USD per person to experience the thrilling adventure on the slopes. With 5 lifts and 34 runs, Caberfae Peaks’ skiing trails total up to 10 miles (16.1 kilometers). It also has a 485-foot (147.8 meters) vertical drop.

Caberfae Peaks Ski & Golf Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 1 Caberfae Lane
Accommodates: 4

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms Skiing Free parking Internet services

3. Evergreen Resort, Cadillac (from USD 114)

Located in Cadillac, this stunning Ski resort is perfectly tailored for families and couples who want to experience a closer encounter with nature. The resort offers cozy and comfortable rooms with a cable TV, while upgraded rooms have a private patio, fireplace, and a kitchenette. To stay connected with your loved ones, the resort offers free access to Wi-Fi. Guests can enjoy playing in the two renowned golf courses or go snowmobiling during winter.

Evergreen Resort has more than 200 miles (321.9 kilometers) of skiing area trails and 5 miles (8 kilometers) of looped trails. If you are a registered guest, you can use the trails for free. However, if you are only here for a day trip, there is a 5 USD fee.

Evergreen Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 7880 Mackinaw Trail
Accommodates: 4

Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Sauna

4. Otsego Resort, Gaylord (from USD 114)

Found in Gaylord, this ski resort has been a leading recreation center since 1939. The resort is well-appointed with great ski hills and a 36-hole championship golf course. The resort comes with a variety of accommodations, such as lodges, suites, and condominiums. Each of the rooms has a TV, a private bathroom with toiletries, and free access to Wi-Fi.

For an unparallel winter experience, the resort has 5 lifts and 32 runs. It also has a 400-foot (121.9 meters) vertical drop. Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and tubing are also available here. Ski season passes range from 70 USD to 580 USD. Lift tickers are 65 USD for adults.

Otsego Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 696 M-32 East
Accommodates: 3

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Golf course (within 3 km) Garden

5. Boyne Mountain, Boyne Falls (from USD 120)

Equipped with cozy rooms, the resort features an indoor water park, outdoor pools, two golf courses, spas, and restaurants. If you are looking for some thrilling adventure, the resort also arranges several winter sports, such as ice-skating, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and tubing alongside several seasonal programs.

It has 12 lifts, and the tickets to access the slopes are available online at 49 USD per adult. Overall, it has more than 400 acres (161.9 hectares) of skiable areas. Guests can traverse on 60 trails, and the mountain has a 500-foot (152.4 meters) vertical drop.

Boyne Mountain

Wifi Available

Address: 1 Boyne Mountain Road
Accommodates: 12

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Tennis court Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms

6. Boyne Highlands, Harbor Springs (from USD 120)

Surrounded by lush greenery, this property is one of the premier all-season resorts in Michigan. All the rooms come equipped with a TV, free Wi-Fi, a deck, patio, kitchenette, and a fireplace. To make your stay memorable, the resort boasts several other amenities, including an outdoor swimming pool, a tennis court, fishing ponds, and four golf courses. To make your stay more adventurous, Boyne Highlands features 55 runs and arranges numerous fun and thrilling activities, such as biking, horse riding, cross-country trails, segway tours, and zipline adventure.

For ski enthusiasts, it has 435 acres of skiable areas and 10 lifts. Among its 55 runs, its longest one is 1.3 miles (2 kilometers).

The Highlands at Harbor Springs

Wifi Available

Address: 600 Highlands Drive
Accommodates: 10

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km)

Explore the thrilling adventures of Michigan

Filled with diverse landscapes and rugged beauty, Michigan is a paradise for adventure lovers. Offering skiing, mountain biking, dog sledding, and hiking opportunities, the outdoors of Michigan allows guests to explore the beauty of nature. To experience an adventure-filled weekend, these recommended ski resorts are a great option. So, book a room in one now.

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