: Traverse City, Michigan
: US 131 & 88
: Lake Bellaire
From Chicago: 5 hours
From Grand Rapids: 2.5 hours
From: Traverse City -- 45 minutes.
TO: Victories Casino (Petoskey) -- 40 minutes,
TO: Turtle Creek Casino (Williamsburg) -- 30 minutes,
TO: Torch Lake (at Clam River) -- 20 minutes,
TO: Lake Bellaire-5 minutes
From Detroit: 3.5 hours
Other Activities: Tubing, Sleigh Rides
Golf: The 46 ski runs with a 450 foot vertical drop include:
New Terrain Parks - 10, 14, 18, 24 foot flat bars - 10x10 foot single kink - 10 foot flat box - (2) 45 foot pipes - 7x10x7 foot battleship, 9x5x15 foot battleship and numerous short & tall rainbows, flat boxes and tables.
--Cedar River - (T. Weiskopf) - Links style in hardwoods - 6989 yards
--The Legend - (A. Palmer) - 7 mile course with lake views - 6764 yards
--Schuss Mt. - (W. Bowen) - Large greens within pines - 6922 yards
--The Summit - (W. Diddel) - Rolling & undulating terrain - 6276 yards
Slopeside skiing on over 45 runs with 5 quad lifts. Or do some cross-country skiing right outside your door.
Play golf at one of four championship courses including the Cedar River Village course which is right out your front door.
Ski: Shanty Creek was also rated as a Gold Medal Ski Resort and one of the top 4 ski resorts in the Midwest by Ski Magazine. Best of all this is truly a family resort with activities for everyone. Lift lines are never crowded with expansive trails in a groomed Country Club-like setting. This resort is an absolute winter and summer wonderland. It offers so much more than the other Michigan or Midwest ski and golf resorts. It has 5 number 1 rankings in 'Skiing in the Midwest' including 'Weather and snow', 'Dining', 'Value', 'Lodging' and 'Apres-Ski' (fun activities after skiing). Why go anywhere else? There are 4 award winning courses for every level of the game. This is the vacation resort of your dreams. Close by, you can go shopping in Charlevoix or Traverse City or go to the casino nearby. Listen to Jazz next door at the Italian restaurant at the Cedar Creek Lodge or rock'n'roll at Ivan's at Schuss Mountain Village.