Michigan Weddings

Wedding bells are ringing all over the Great Lakes State and this top vacation spot has your best in mind when it comes to tying the knot. Michigan resorts offer the finest in accommodations and banquet halls and there are a number of scenic areas perfect for your Michigan wedding. Many facilities can handle your ceremony or reception and can add to the big day with world class spas and great Michigan golf courses that offer your group a mix of relaxation, excitement and beautiful scenery. The options simply abound throughout the state, with a few highlights listed here.

The Grand Traverse Resort and Spa is a wedding destination that covers all the bases. As one of the state's top vacation centers, there is plenty to do and the amenities go above and beyond your expectations. Located in the northwest corner of Michigan's lower peninsula, it sits majestically along the shores of Lake Michigan's East Grand Traverse Bay. The scenery here is amazing with some of the most picturesque Michigan beaches offering an ideal spot for swimming and sunbathing. Shopping is offered in the resort's 20,000 square foot Gallery of Shops, and this top Michigan wedding destination features a total of 660 guest rooms, ensuring that your party will find comfortable accommodations and plenty of area activities. The special couple can enjoy a suite complete with amazing views out from the 17-story tower, which adjoins the main resort, hotel suites and condominiums.

The Grand Traverse Resort specializes in Michigan weddings and has a superb staff that goes above your needs and desires. Besides the views and amenities, the resort extends the services of its top chefs and patissieres. There are a number of indoor and outdoor venues for your party, including their private beach, scenic golf courses, and the resort's plaza and pool area. The Grand Traverse Resort even has its own bridal specialist. She can recommend vendors in the area for wedding services such as floral, photography, music and video. Each wedding party benefits as well from their own banquet manager to handle your Michigan wedding ceremony. There's a bridal package for $130 that includes a half-hour massage, pedicure, manicure, and make-up application. Guests can hit the golf course or enjoy the resort's 100,000 square-foot spa. Finally, there are many beautiful Michigan wineries throughout the Traverse City area, and in July the city is host to one of the top Michigan events, The Cherry Festival.

Another perfect spot for Michigan weddings is the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. Besides being located on a quaint, picturesque island, with its charming town and horse-drawn carriages, they also feature a wedding coordinator, who handles all the arrangements from cakes, to floral arrangements, to music and photography. The Grand Hotel has 385 guest rooms all with a different decor, and the hotel's front porch is the longest in the world. Views look out to the Mackinac bridge and there have been several movies filmed here. It is second to none and perfect for Michigan weddings.

Your Michigan wedding reception can be handled at these amazing wedding locales, as well as at many locations around the state that will make sure that elegance and fun are the focus. Throughout the state, world-class banquet centers with top chefs and dedicated staff make your Michigan wedding reception reflect the importance of this big day. The Belvedere Inn and Restaurant in Saugatuck is a premier wedding venue offering old European charm on the Lake Michigan coast. It is a prime destination for Chicago couples and will make your Michigan wedding reception unforgettable for all involved. If you are looking for a beach wedding Michigan has options namely in its featured "Beachtowns" which line the Lake Michigan shoreline. With towering dunes and sweeping views of the lake, the top Michigan beaches around these towns are perfect for an outdoor ceremony, and the many inns and resorts that lay nearby can certainly handle your Michigan wedding reception. Michigan is simply a great place to get married.

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