Archived Blogs
December 18, 2014

Carleton Varney Named 2015 Las Vegas Market Design Icon

Congratulations to our long time friend Carleton Varney on being named the 2015 Las Vegas Market Design Icon.  Carleton Varney is the President of Dorothy Draper & Co., Inc. and has worked closely with the Musser family for more than 35 years in the restoration and design of Grand Hotel's interiors. This past year he worked very closely with the family designing the Musser Suite in tribute to the late....Read more
December 12, 2014

Bringing Grand Hotel Home for the Holidays

Today's guest blogger is long time Grand Hotel guest, Mrs. Rosanne Heddy.  Mrs. Heddy is sharing cherished memories of Mackinac and Grand Hotel, as well as images of her beautiful home and how she decorates to keep a little part of Grand Hotel around all year long. I first visited Grand Hotel many, many years ago as a 12 year old on a family trip.  I was amazed at how GRAND it truly was.  I remem....Read more
December 2, 2014

Marlee Brown Paintings

We are excited to announce that a few of Marlee Brown's paintings from Marlee's Gallery in Grand Hotel are now available in our online store.  Some of our favorites including the Grand Hotel Tea Garden and the Mackinac Bridge are available as framed and unframed options, just in time for the holiday season.  Meet Marlee Brown Marlee was raised in Petoskey on the Northern shore of Lake M....Read more
November 12, 2014

2015 Needle Art Seminar at Grand Hotel

This spring Grand Hotel will host its 6th annual Needle Art Seminar with renowned quilt artists from across the country including our own state of Michigan. Join with others who love to quilt and applique to improve your technique or learn a new skill from these talented experts. Develop your passion of quilting while enjoying the hospitality of Grand Hotel, America’s Summer Place, located on Mackinac ....Read more
November 11, 2014

As Seen on 9 & 10 News – The Addition of the Cupola Suites

Each winter while the hotel looks at rest from the outside there are a lot of things going on inside.  The off-season is the time for making renovations and repairs, or any list of other things that may need attention. Take a look inside the Parlor with the 9 & 10 News Michigan this Morning show:  In addition to the usual list, we are furthering a project we started last winter by co....Read more