Posted by: Kath Usitalo | February 13, 2012

Getaways and Giveaways in Michigan

Getaway to the Traverse City area for the Cherry Capital Winter Wow!Fest February 17-19 (Traverse City Convention & Visitors Bureau photo)

Thinking about getting away from it all? Check out my recent stories for the Chicago Sun-Times and plan a last minute wintertime getaway in Michigan, and enter to win trips to Mackinac Island’s Grand Hotel and Bay Harbor in Petoskey:

Bust cabin fever in Michigan

Great places to slalom in a Great Lakes State

And be sure to enter two contests for great stays at two Northern Michigan resorts:

Window box at Jespersons Restaurant & Pie Shoppe, Petoskey

Bay Harbor Dream Getaway: Escape to the Petoskey Area and a two-night stay in a penthouse suite at the Bay Harbor Village Hotel in a giveaway co-hosted withUpNorthLive TV.

The prize includes a couple’s massage, dinner, and choice of Boyne Mountain lift tickets or golf at Bay Harbor Golf Club.

U.S. citizens 21 and older may enter online only once; contest ends February 24, 2012.

Lilacs bloom in June, Mackinac Island

Vera Bradley Grand Getaway: You don’t have to carry the colorful, quilted floral bags and accessories that Vera Bradley is known for to win this contest. But if you’re familiar with Mackinac Island and the Grand Hotel you’ll understand why the company chose to feature its products at the Northern Michigan locations for its Spring 2012 catalog.

The top prize is a trip for four (including airfare within the continental U.S.), ferry ride to Mackinac Island and a three-night stay at Grand Hotel, and more. Plus, four winners will receive a Vera Bradley Grand Traveler bag.

U.S. citizens 18 and older may enter online by March 10, 2012; trip must be taken in June 2012…just in time for the annual Mackinac Island Lilac Festival, June 8-17, 2012.

40 Mile Beach, Lake Huron

One More Contest:
There’s still time to enter the Pure Michigan Dream Vacation to the Sunrise Coast on Lake Huron; that contest closes February 29.

You can’t win if you don’t enter!

Click here for Pure Michigan travel info


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