Shanty Creek Lodges is located in the heart of beautiful northern Michigan, in the town of Bellaire and overlooks sparkling Lake Bellarie. Resort amenities and activities include a private beach club that offers 350 feet of beach area and a clubhouse; golfing on four courses, including an Arnold Palmer and Tom Weiskopf course; and skiing/snowboarding on 36 slopes with a vertical rise of 450 feet. The resort also offers discounted golf and ski packages. Other attractions include tennis courts, a full- service fitness center, cross-country skiing, indoor and outdoor pools, and children's programs. There is also a disc golf course free for use on the ski hill during the summer. There are several restaurants on the property. Relax apres-ski in the lounge featuring delicious libations and great entertainment. Accommodations are tasteful and immaculate, and you will find all of the comforts of home in your unit. Shanty Creek Lodges is a popular resort destination, and you will find yourself wanting to return again and again. The Resort offers a huge Sunday Brunch that is also offered on most major holidays. Shanty Creek offers two ski mountains and was rated "Best Downhill Terrain in the Midwest" by onthesnow.com in 2008.
Another beautiful resort is Lakes of the North.Lakes of the North is located in northern Michigan. There is golf, beautiful lakes, horseback riding, swimming, cross country skiing, tobogganing, and snowmobiling. Motor boats, downhill skiing, and casinos are nearby. There are many scenic drives around this area.