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    Indoor Activities

If you’re looking for some of the best things to do on Mackinac Island — while spending some quality time indoors — Grand Hotel has plenty to fill your day! Browse our wide selection of shops for a special memento or gift. Sit down to Afternoon Tea in the Parlor, a Grand tradition for over a century. Indulge in a rejuvenating facial at Astor’s Salon and Spa. And listen and dance to exceptional live music all day long.

For a full list of ideas and suggestions, view all of our Activities at Grand Hotel, or start to plan your day with suggested things to do from our Itineraries page.

Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea

Experience the timeless Grand tradition of Afternoon Tea with assorted teas and beverages, petite finger sandwiches, and an array of pastries — all accompanied by a live music recital.


Astor’s Salon and Spa

Treat yourself to a visit at Astor’s Salon and Spa. Our full-service Aveda salon offers massages, manicures, pedicures, and a menu of rejuvenating, nurturing, and relaxing services.

Cocktails at Geranium Bar

Dining and Cocktails

Experience the different ambiances of our 14 bars and restaurants — from listening to live music and watching sporting events, to enjoying a beverage at the oldest duckpin bowling alley in America.

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Grand Fitness

Stay motivated and challenged with your workouts. Pump up the routine at our indoor exercise facility featuring state-of-the-art fitness equipment, including Peloton Bikes.

Shopping at grand hotel

Grand Hotel Shopping

Enjoy a boutique experience without leaving the hotel. Shop for clothing, fine art, jewelry, sundries, toys, bath and beauty products, special gifts, souvenirs, and much more.

Live Music jazz band

Live Music

The Grand sound of music is one of the grandest parts of your stay. A variety of exceptional live music is available for your listening and dancing pleasure all day long.

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