One of Michigan’s largest ski resorts, Boyne Mountain, is getting bigger this winter with the addition of two new retail stores and a new activity fort for kids. The resort is also offering expanded night skiing terrain, a fully renovated salon, new snowshoe supper, and the delivery of provisions for the 2016/17 winter season.
Gear Up with New Stores in the Village
This winter guests to Boyne Mountain can browse gear in two new shops now open in the resort’s Village. The newest addition is the Under Armour Store offering a wide assortment of the latest apparel, footwear, accessories and logo wear for every member of the family.
New Snow Fort Activity Room at Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark
Young splashers have a new space to enjoy at Avalanche Bay, Michigan’s largest indoor waterpark. Fritz’s Snow Fort offers kids up to age 12 a play structure loft and place to create fun crafts and art projects with new offerings scheduled daily on weekends and also open for expanded hours during holiday periods. Access to the Fort is complimentary for resort lodging guests, and is also included with admission to Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark. For more information, visit avalanchebay.com.
Lights on in Meadows
Nighttime skiers and riders can enjoy an additional 30 acres of terrain this winter with the addition of lights in the popular Meadows area. The new lights will illuminate The Meadows, Idiots Delight, Thunder and Stein’s Mambo with lift access on the Meadows chairlift, a Doppelmayr conveyor loaded quad that offers the second fastest ride up the mountain. Night session lift tickets are available Wednesday-Saturday, 5-9 p.m., and daily during holidays.
Introducing The Spa at Boyne Mountain
Newly refreshed, The Spa at Boyne Mountain, formerly Solace Spa, has received a significant makeover with a stunning transformation to its salon, entrance, retail area, and fitness facilities. Inspired by the area’s natural beauty, warm earth tones complement a cool new modern setting. An open flow salon concept was designed to encourage socializing with cozy relaxation areas, four pedicure chairs, two manicure stations, makeup services, cut, coloring and styling – all with picturesque mountain views. With specialists in the science and art of reflexology, relaxation, massage, and wellness, The Spa offers an array of services within its 18 treatment rooms. As the largest spa facility in Michigan (19,500 square feet), The Spa rejuvenates and recharges active adventurers with full-service amenities, including cedar saunas, steam rooms, whirlpools, state-of-the-art fitness equipment, fitness classes, indoor/outdoor swimming pool, hot tubs, and more. For spa reservations, call 231.549.7946.
Popular Snowshoe Supper Expands to Friday Nights
Last winter saw the launch of Summit-to-Stein’s Snowshoe Suppers, an incredible evening combing the best of northern Michigan with a snowshoe hike, hot toddies, bonfire, and three-course dinner. The evenings were so popular that Boyne Mountain is expanding the offering to Friday nights in addition to Saturday evenings. The Friday Summit-to-Stein’s Snowshoe Suppers begin at 6:30 p.m. with a ride up Boyne Mountain’s famed double chairlift, Hemlock, to the summit where spiced wine and hot chocolate are waiting at the Eagle’s Nest. There, snowshoes are provided and guests can stomp their way along snow-covered trees and trails stopping at a bonfire to restock on beverages and enjoy the ambiance of a refreshing winter evening, before arriving at the final destination, Stein Eriksen’s restaurant. Guests are greeted with live entertainment and a three-course dinner of cheese fondue, choice of beef or fish entrée, and a chocolate fondue with fruits and cookies. The Saturday supper features a prime rib and shrimp buffet. For reservations, call 231.549.6854.
Provisions Delivered to Your Door
Jump start your vacation at Boyne Mountain by skipping the store. The resort's Mountain Express Deli & Provisions now offers provisions delivered to guest rooms and condos that can be conveniently ordered online or by calling 231.549.7205. Select from prepacked provisions or choose from a full array of essentials including snacks, beverages, sundries, beer, wine and liquor (proper identification checked upon delivery), ice, and toiletries. Packages featuring fresh baked bread, Applewood smoked bacon eggs and juice are offered for breakfast, while premium Boars Head meats and cheese along with fresh assorted fruit, chips, granola bars, cookies, and Coca-Cola products keep a family energized for an action packed day on the slopes or trails.
For lodging reservations or more information, visit boynemountain.com or call 866.759.1472.
Located in Boyne Falls, Michigan, Boyne Mountain Resort has been a favorite Midwest destination since 1948. The family-owned, four-season resort has earned TripAdvisorCertificates of Excellence, been named among the Top 50 Best Places to Ski and Stay in North America by Conde Nast Traveler readers, recognized as a Top 10 Indoor Waterpark by Budget Travel and is a Spa Magazine Readers’ Choice Favorite. Boyne Mountain offers 60 runs on 415 skiable acres, cross country skiing and snowshoeing, Michigan’s largest indoor waterpark featuring The Big Couloir extreme body slide, The Spa, Zipline Adventures, two golf courses, disc golf, lift-serviced mountain biking, beach activities, kids’ programs, lodging, meeting and wedding facilities and real estate. Boyne Mountain is a member of the Boyne Resorts family of resorts and attractions.
1 Boyne Mountain Road, Boyne Falls, MI 49713
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