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November 10, 2015

Grand Hotel Magical Getaway by The Clever Couple

Jim and Kelli Shaw, who are high school sweethearts, love to travel and share their experiences with others. We were lucky to have the The Clever Couple with us during the last week of our 129th  season this past October. Written by guest bloggers Jim and Kelli Shaw: We recently had the pleasure of visiting Grand Hotel for the very first time and we were not sure what to expect. We could....Read more
November 2, 2015

2015 Close the Grand

As the Grand Lady sets to rest for another year, 2015 was one of the best yet. 284 days long, the longest yet with mild temperatures through September and guests creating experiences from all over the world it was sure to be Grand. At 9:30 a.m. today marked the end to the 129th season with the ceremonial ringing of the bell signifying the end of the season with Dan Musser, III, President Grand Hotel....Read more
November 2, 2015


Submit your favorite photo from 2015 for a chance to win a stay on our 129th Birthday, July 10, 2016! It's EASY! Submit your favorite photo from your stay this season via Facebook, Twitter (@GrandHotelMI), or Instagram (@grandhotelmichigan) and use the hashtag #Grand129PhotoContest and #AmericasSummerPlace for a chance to win. You can submit on your own page and tag us! You must submit your favo....Read more
October 30, 2015

Somewhere in Time Weekend featuring Jane Seymour

From the moment Jane Seymour confirmed she would be visiting for the 35th Anniversary of the movie Somewhere in Time and the 25th Anniversary weekend at Grand Hotel there was a buzz of excitement that could not be ignored. Once we informed guests they shared in the enthusiasm as well. Over 700 guests attended the weekend from 5 countries and 31 states.  Jane arrived on a beautiful sunny Thursday in Octo....Read more
October 15, 2015

#TBT 1980 Grand News from Mackinac

This year marks the 35th Anniversary of the movie Somewhere in Time and the 25th Annual Somewhere in Time Weekend at Grand Hotel. We are looking forward to a great weekend with special guest and actress Jane Seymour! Below is a 1980 Grand Hotel Newsletter highlighting the filming that took place in 1979. The movie is an adaptation of the book by Richard Matheson, "Bid Time Return." The film, ti....Read more