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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Parks & Recreation Presents 'The Grand Experience' This Fall

The Grand Hotel at Mackinac Island

January 15, 2021 - Midland Parks and Recreation, in partnership with mParks (Michigan Recreation and Park Association) announces the tenth-annual all-inclusive travel experience to the historic Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island.  

 The trip will take place from Tuesday, September 28 – Friday October 1, 2021. 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 tips
  • Tea and cookies each afternoon
  • Full breakfast each morning
  • Multi-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 including 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 opens on Monday, January 18. 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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