Accommodation August 21, 2017
9 Historic Bed And Breakfasts In Michigan That Will Absolutely Charm You
Life in Michigan is nothing short of wonderful, but everyone needs a relaxing getaway from time to time. If you’re looking for a place to escape without venturing away from the Great Lakes State, check out one of these charming bed and breakfasts for a calming journey into the past.
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1. Historic Webster House (900 5th St, Bay City)
The rooms at this gorgeous inn, which sits within a renovated late-19th century home, are nothing short of stunning. With ornate yet cozy designs in each suite, an on-site sauna and spa, and some of the most wonderful service imaginable, you’re sure to remember your time at Webster House.
2. Terrace Inn and 1911 Restaurant (1549 Glendale Ave, Petoskey)
You’ll be swept into the past when you set foot in this lovely inn, which has been in operation since — you guessed it — 1911. With over one hundred years of history, it’s tough not to be charmed by the multitude of cottage-style rooms that dot this beautiful area. Of course, you simply must enjoy a meal or two at the on-site restaurant before your trip is over.
3. The Grand Victorian (402 N Bridge St, Bellaire)
This is Victorian-era living at its very finest. With friendly, attentive innkeepers, gorgeously updated interior decor, and a home that’s stood gloriously for over a century, it’s difficult to go wrong with a stay at the Grand Victorian. Enjoy a gourmet breakfast at the inn during your one-of-a-kind romantic getaway to this beautiful Bellaire destination.
4. Big Bay Point Lighthouse Bed & Breakfast (4674 County Rd KCB, Big Bay)
Ever wanted to stay the night in a lighthouse? Well, your dream is about to come true with a visit to Big Bay Point Lighthouse in the community of Big Bay, which boasts gorgeous views of Lake Superior. Enjoy a magical experience at this locale, which sits atop a rugged cliff and even offers spa services to help you unwind. Can you imagine anything more delightful?
5. Small Point Bed & Breakfast (Main Street, Mackinac Island)
This utterly charming inn on Mackinac Island is like something out of a fairy tale. Step into a simpler time when you book a room at this gorgeous spot, which offers a perfect chance to disconnect from your electronic devices and reinvigorate your senses. Enjoy great conversation on the front porch, take a bike ride around the island, or simply stroll hand-in-hand with your sweetheart. You’ll never want your stay at Small Point to end.
6. Garden Grove Bed & Breakfast (9549 Union Pier Rd, Union Pier)
Enjoy a slower pace of life when you stay at Garden Grove, which sits on a quaint acre of land that includes an original 1925 farmhouse and a modernized extension. Each room is overflowing with its own unique sense of charm, and the innkeepers at Garden Grove are devoted to providing guests with an unbeatable experience. This is one spot you’ll return to time and time again.
7. The Kingsley House (626 W Main St, Fennville)
Make your way to Fennville for an unforgettable stay at the Kingsley House, which sits just a short drive away from some of West Michigan’s most beautiful lakefront towns. Take a day trip to the beach near Saugatuck, sip a cup of tea on the inn’s gorgeous front porch, or simply bask in the calm atmosphere that surrounds you. It’s tough to have a bad time at this Victorian gem.
8. English Inn (677 S Michigan Rd, Eaton Rapids)
Want to take a trip to the English countryside without breaking the bank? You’re in luck when you visit English Inn. There’s something undeniably quaint about this popular wedding venue, pub, and inn, and you’ll wonder if you've somehow been transported across the pond. The estate was originally constructed in the late 1920s, and its beauty certainly hasn’t faded throughout the generations.
9. Peaches Bed and Breakfast (29 Gay Ave SE, Grand Rapids)
This lovely little spot in Grand Rapids’ Heritage Hill district is just as sweet as its name suggests. Constructed in a Georgian manor style, Peaches Bed and Breakfast offers a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Explore all that downtown Grand Rapids has to offer or simply stroll through the charming streets of this beautiful historic district. What’s not to love?
Have you spent time at any of these gorgeous Michigan inns? Do you have a favorite bed and breakfast here in the Great Lakes State? We would love to hear your recommendations in the comments below.