November 7, 2018

#GrandPhotoContest2018

Mackinac Island Grand Hotel Blog
It is time for the annual Grand Hotel Photo Contest! Submit your favorite photo from 2018 for a chance to win a stay on our 132nd Birthday, July 10, 2019. It's EASY! Submit your favorite photo from your stay this season via Facebook, Twitter (@GrandHotelMI), or Instagram (@grandhotelmichigan) and use the hashtag #GrandPhotoContest2018 and #AmericasSummerPlace for a chance to win. You can submit on your o....[ Read more ]
Mackinac Island Grand Hotel Blog
 October 29, 2018

2018 Closing of Grand Hotel

Mackinac Island Grand Hotel Blog
Today, Monday, October the 29th marks the final day Grand Hotel is open for its 132nd season. Opening this year on Friday, May 4 and open for 177 nights we were hosts to over 150,000 overnight guests. This past weekend we ended with Somewhere in Time Weekend, our last themed weekend of the season. Somewhere in Time Film Director, Jeannot Szwarc made an appearance where guests heard first hand hi....[ Read more ]
Mackinac Island Grand Hotel Blog
 October 16, 2018

Tenth Annual Grand Hotel Spring Needle Art Seminar – Get Inspired

Mackinac Island Grand Hotel Blog
G e T  I n S p I r E d May 5 - 10, 2019 Grand Hotel is delighted to once again host its 10th Annual Spring Needle Art Seminar featuring textile artists from across the United States and Canada to bring you the latest and most innovative techniques. You will be working with color and design stretching traditional boundaries of your favorite textile craft.  You will find that creating quilts from....[ Read more ]
Mackinac Island Grand Hotel Blog
 October 4, 2018

Vote for the LEGO Model of Grand Hotel by Engineer Dr. David Lorch

Mackinac Island Grand Hotel Blog
We are excited to share the news that Grand Hotel has the opportunity to become a LEGO set sold in stores across the country. BUT first, we need your help! We need 10,000 supporters to make this LEGO set a reality and have LEGO consider it as a real kit and make it available in retail stores. The Original 9 foot LEGO model featured during the hotel's 130th Anniversary M....[ Read more ]
Mackinac Island Grand Hotel Blog
 August 30, 2018

Guest Blogger & Grand Hotel’s Master of Grounds, Drew Butterfield

Mackinac Island Grand Hotel Blog
  M E E T   D R E W Hello everyone!  I'm Drew Butterfield, Director of Grounds at Grand Hotel. I grew up on 100 acres in a tiny town called Okeana, Ohio. I've always loved working and being outside. While studying Accounting and Finance for 3 years at Miami University in Oxford, OH I was never certain it was the right fit for me and the future I wanted. The summer after my jun....[ Read more ]
Mackinac Island Grand Hotel Blog