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Golf & Michigan Vacation Packages

Shanty Creek Resorts is a top Michigan vacation destination spanning 4,500 acres, featuring 3 distinct villages: Summit, Schuss and Cedar River. Each village offers lodging, dining, golf, and more. Located in Bellaire, Michigan in the Chain of Lakes region, a trip to Shanty Creek is a perfect for guests looking for the Up North Michigan experience. We refer to it as “More Traverse. Less City.” This means you’ll find the beauty of the woods and water of northern Michigan at a slower pace far from the crowds and traffic — close to everything and nothing at the same time. Visit Shanty Creek Resorts and enjoy one of the top vacation spots in Michigan.

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Summer Activities

Looking for a fun family vacation in Michigan? with 4 season activities, pools, playground, and anytime family fun, choose Shanty Creek Resorts for your family vacation destination. Traditions start Up North and summertime in Northern Michigan is Pure Michigan at its finest. Generations have made Shanty Creek their northern Michigan summer vacation spot with award-winning golf, visiting area hotspots, beaches and boating, bicycling, winery & brewery tours, and day trips galore. The water and woods you seek — it’s all here. With a variety of customizable lodging packages, making Shanty Creek Resorts your Northern Michigan summer vacation getaway is an easy choice — deciding what to do while you’re here may be a more difficult one.

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Family Fun Activities

Many seasonal activities are available through the Fitness Center at The Lakeview Hotel during the summer vacation months.

• Indoor and heated outdoor pools
• Basketballs, volleyballs, soccer balls, badminton, shuffle board, bocce ball, tetherball, footballs, wiffle ball and tennis racquets
• Lawn games: horseshoes, croquet, bocce ball, bean bag toss, ladder ball, washer toss, giant checkers, giant Jenga, giant dominos, lawn Yahtzee
• Disc golf
Standard bike rentals and E-Bike rentals
• Family movie nights under the stars
• Playground located at The Lakeview Hotel & Conference Center
• Make-A-Friend Kit and board games

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Other property management companies cannot include Shanty Creek’s recreation amenities for your northern Michigan vacation getaway, or offer the Shanty Creek Advantage. For the best Michigan vacation packages, call Shanty Creek’s reservations office at 866.408.5218.

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To book a package at one of the best vacation resorts in michigan, call Shanty Creek’s reservations office at 866.408.5218.