Wednesday, January 17, 2018

9 Michigan Mountains to Visit on Your Next Family Ski Trip

BAY CITY, Mich. –– Spending too much time inside and not being active this winter can begin to take a toll on you emotionally. So why not make use of our state's natural beauty and all the fun to be had during the snowy months? If you're looking for something to do with the whole family, we recommend an adventure to Northern Michigan for a weekend of skiing, snowboarding, and more. Whether you're beginners or experienced skiers, these nine Michigan mountains are worth visiting on your next family ski trip! There's plenty of exciting activities, dining, and nightlife at many of these resorts to partake in as well! Start planning your next winter getaway right now!

9 Michigan Mountains to Visit on Your Next Family Ski Trip

Boyne Mountain - Boyne Falls, MI

Perhaps Michigan's most well-known skiing resort, Boyne Mountain offers Michigan's largest indoor water park, Avalanche Bay! spas and salons, 60 downhill runs, seven terrain parks, plenty of trails for cross-country skiing,  as well as a zip line course down the backside of the mountain. plenty of incredible restaurants, tubing park,

Boyne Highlands - Harbor Springs, MI

The other Boyne skiing resort, boasting as much fun as Boyne Mountain. There's plenty of skiing and snowboarding, as well as a zip line course, tubing course, snowshoeing trails, horseback rides, and much more.

Shanty Creek - Bellaire, MI & Mancelona, MI

Experience award-winning skiing that is fun for the whole family at Shanty Creek and their two mountains Schuss and Summit. You can also enjoy their exceptional dining options at the resorts or venture out to nearby Traverse City for all sorts of winter activities.

Crystal Mountain - Thompsonville, MI

A more scenic mountain experience you won't find! Crystal Mountain, located near Sleeping Bear Dunes, has four different skiing areas. You can also spend your time fat tire snow biking, ice skating, snowmobiling, and much more!

Nub's Nob - Harbor Springs, MI

Nub's Nob is the perfect family-friendly ski mountain! There are 53 total ski runs with a varying range of difficulty as well as two award-winning terrain parks to take advantage of this winter.

Big Powderhorn Mountain - Bessemer, MI

Skiing in the Upper Peninsula in an incredibly unique and enjoyable experience thanks to the heavy snowfall and rustic scenery. Big Powderhorn Mountain is a massive ski resort, with 253 skiable acres and a run that is one mile long!

Big Snow Resort - Wakefield, MI

Another resort where you can experience two mountains so you won't ever have to ski or snowboard down the same run twice! Indianhead Mountain and Blackjack Mountain at Big Snow Resort in the Upper Peninsula receive significant snowfall and powder for your skiing enjoyment. There are plenty of other activities to do and enjoy including snowshoeing, snowmobiling, and your family can even play on their Yeti Snow Forts!

Pine Mountain Resort - Iron Mountain, MI

A fun and cozy mountain atmosphere up in the U.P. that is perfect for a weekend getaway. Enjoy the skiing and up north air when your visit Pine Mountain!

Marquette Mountain - Marquette, MI

This mountain has it all, including traditional runs, terrain parks, and backcountry skiing! Plus, you'll be just a few miles away from Lake Superior, a breathtaking scene to behold during wintertime.

Visit these 9 Michigan mountains for your next family ski trip to have fun this winter, stay active, and make springtime come a little faster! Before you head out on your trek up north or anywhere else, make sure your vehicle is ready to brave the elements and handle the trip by completing our Winter Car Care maintenance routine. Our service staff will check your tires, battery, and other internal components to ensure they're in top shape and won't be negatively affected or disabled while you're out on the road this time of year. Schedule an appointment at our Graff Chevrolet Bay City Service Center to get your vehicle looked at by our experienced technicians this week!

Hank Graff Chevy is located at 3636 Wilder Road, Bay City, MI 48706 and we are here to help our community grow to become an even better place to call home! For more information on Hank Graff Chevrolet, or for any questions call us at (989) 684-4411 or visit our website:

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