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Grand Hotel Named Among 10Best All-Inclusive Resorts & Historic Hotels in USA Today Popular Vote

Historic hotel recognized on the 10Best list for four consecutive years


Mackinac Island, Mich. – Michigan’s historic Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island has taken first place on USA Today’s list of the 10Best All-Inclusive Resorts and sixth on the list of 10Best Historic Hotels around the county. Initially named as a top 20 finalist, the resort earned its rankings based on a popular vote.

“It is a true honor to once again be named to the USA Today 10Best list of Historic Hotels, and this year to top the list of All-Inclusive Resorts,” said Dan Musser III, President and owner of Grand Hotel. “Our ability to preserve our hotel’s history while also delivering an all-inclusive experience has set us apart from other hotels around the country. We are proud of the level of quality and service we deliver our guests each and every day and we are so thankful for the support of our loyal guests who have contributed to our property’s success over the years.”

Grand Hotel has appeared on the USA Today 10Best list of Historic Hotels for four consecutive years. In addition, Grand Hotel earned the most votes from a pool of 20 nominated hotels in the All-Inclusive Resort category, taking the #1 spot. The nominees in this category were selected for their stunning beauty coupled with level of inclusivity.

The 10Best contest includes a variety of categories including travel, restaurants, things to do and more around the world. Nominees for all categories are selected by a panel of relevant experts which include a combination of editors from USA Today, editors from and expert contributors. A public vote is held over four weeks to decide the ten finalists for each category. Participants may vote for one nominee per category, per day for the duration of the contest. For more information on the USA Today 10Best, visit

The 2019 season at Grand Hotel will run through October. For more information or to make a reservation, visit or contact Grand Hotel directly at 800-334-7263 or [email protected].

Grand Hotel is located on Mackinac Island, Michigan, where there are no motorized vehicles and the island is only accessible by ferry or airplane. The hotel is open from the first weekend in May through the end of October. The 397-room hotel is third-generation family-owned, a National Historic Landmark, and a proud member of Historic Hotels of America. Grand Hotel, America’s Original Grand Hotel, has been one of America’s premier summer vacation spots since it opened on July 10, 1887, to receive summer vacationers who arrived by lake-steamer or by rail. Throughout its history, Grand Hotel has hosted dignitaries from around the country and the world, including five U.S. presidents.


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