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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Parks and Recreation Offers "The Grand Experience"

January 10, 2020 - Midland Parks and Recreation, in partnership with mParks (Michigan Recreation and Park Association) announces the ninth-annual all-inclusive travel experience to the historic Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. 

The trip will take place from Monday, October 12 thru Thursday, October 15, 2020. The Mackinac Island Grand Experience is for individuals 50 years or older (one person in each room must be over the age of 50). The trip will provide guests with a unique opportunity to stay and dine at the historic Grand Hotel as well as participate in a wide variety of activities such as tournaments, carriage tours, dancing, and more, all at half of the price than if you were to go on your own. 

Packages include:

  • Accommodations for three nights at the beautiful Grand Hotel
  • Baggage handling, taxes, and most tips
  • Tea and cookies each afternoon
  • Full breakfast each morning
  • Five-course dinner each night
  • Round-trip motor coach and ferry
  • Taxi to/from the dock to hotel
  • Horse-drawn carriage tour
  • Bingo (afternoon and evening)
  • Various activities such as a bocce ball tournament, putting and chipping contest, writing and photography contest, cooking demo, self-guided walks, history lectures, kitchen tour, movies, nightly demitasse, and dancing to the Grand Hotel Orchestra
  • Discounts on bicycle rental and golf

Registration for this trip is currently open. For more information and trip pricing, visit www.cityofmidlandmi.gov/grand or contact the Midland Parks and Recreation Department at 989-837-6930 or by email at recreation@midland-mi.org

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