Fornearly25years,GrandTraverseResortand Spa has been regarded as the crème de la crème of full-service resorts in the Midwest. With a prime spot along the shores of Lake Michigan’s East Grand Traverse Bay, the nearly 600-room resort offers multiple types of accommodations, including tower or hotel rooms and suites as well as condominiums, along with 86,500 square feet of flexible meeting space. From the pillar-free, 19,320-square-foot Governors’ Hall to the resort’s private Beach Club overlooking Grand Traverse Bay, the resort’s indoor and outdoor venues are flexible enough to accommodate any size group, whether it’s 20 or 2,500 attendees. GrandTraverse Resort and Spa is proud of the
emphasis the staff places on corporate social responsibility,and supports local and community initiatives through volunteering, donations, and fundraising.The resort also recognizes the impor- tance of sustainability and has become a leader among Michigan’s Green Lodging properties with its property-wide environmental management system. Because of the resort’s commitment to CSR and sustainability, groups including the Center forAutomotive Research, the Detroit Red Wings, and Special Olympics Michigan continue to bring their annual meetings and events to the resort year after year. When it’s time to unwind, attendees can play
on one of the resort’s three championship golf courses or take a group lesson at the all-new
The resort is just a 10- minute drive from Cherry Capital Airport (TVC), a four- hour drive from Detroit, and a six-hour drive from Chicago.
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Grand Traverse Resort and Spa Golf Academy. The renowned Grand Traverse Tennis Academy, Spa Grand Traverse,and multiple indoor and out- door pool complexes are also available as on-site recreation options.
GET HERE: Grand Traverse Resort and
Spa is situatedalong the shores of Lake
Michigan’s East Grand Traverse Bay.
PLACE YOUR BETS: The 900-acre Grand Traverse Resort and Spa is ownedand
operatedby the Grand Traverse Bandof
Ottawa andChippewa Indians, which also owns andoperates the nearby Turtle
Creek Casino & Hotel
(four miles away) and Leelanau Sands
Casino & Lodge (25
miles away). Both offer Vegas-style gaming.
At a Glance Meeting facilities: 86,500 square feet of meet- ing space Number of guest rooms: 585 Amenities: Three restaurants and four bars, three championship golf courses, golf and ten- nis academies, 7,000-square-foot spa, 100,000- square-foot health club, four pools including a 15,000-square foot indoor water playground, the Shores Beach Club, and Vegas-style gaming nearby at Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel and Lee- lanau Sands Casino & Lodge