Romantic Getaways for Parents in Michigan

Do mom and dad need a weekend away without traveling too far? Consider one of these romantic getaways for parents in Michigan.

In the midst of parenting, there’s often little room left for romance. Sometimes, mom and dad need a little time away. If you don’t want to travel too far, though, there are plenty of romantic getaways for parents in Michigan to consider.

From beachside resorts up north to upscale accommodations closer to home, there’s no shortage of possible destinations for a night away or a whole weekend to relax and reconnect.

Ready to start your search? Consider this list of several romantic getaways in Michigan. You’re sure to find something well-suited for you and your partner.

Bell Tower Hotel, Ann Arbor

Enjoy a night away in the happening downtown Ann Arbor area, just steps from the University of Michigan. It offers a variety of packages for couples and families. Check online for one that best fits your needs or desires.

Castle in the Country, Allegan

This secluded bed and breakfast is a couple’s dream come true for peace and quiet. To make your stay extra romantic, consider the Celebration Package. Available for stays of two nights or more, it includes a welcome gift, side-by-side 90-minute couple’s massage, dinner at the inn, dinner voucher, in-room breakfast delivery daily and more.

Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center, Detroit

This staycation destination, located on the RiverWalk, invites couples to enjoy all downtown Detroit has to offer plus great views of the city’s skyline and Canada from their room. It also offers an outdoor patio option. The restaurants at the hotel are Fuell, Motor City Pantry and Starbucks, or you can try a spot nearby such as Andiamo Detroit Riverfront, Anita’s Kitchen, Joe Muer Seafood and much more.

Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island

Take a trip back in time with a stay at this historic hotel. There are a variety of packages with special add-ons and perks, or special stays over summer holidays.

Grand Traverse Resort, Traverse City area

Surrounded by forests, vineyards and the shores of Lake Michigan, this resort and spa is a great place for couples to unwind. A variety of romance packages are available featuring overnight accommodations, romantic dinners, breakfast, spa treatments and more.

Lake n’ Pines Lodge, Interlochen

An ideal getaway spot in all seasons, this lodge invites guests to watch beautiful sunrises and enjoy outdoor activities like kayaking, biking, sailing and more. Romance packages tailored to couples include wine, treats, dinner certificates, in-room breakfast and more. For a private resort feel, consider the Bay Chalet with a private sauna and Jacuzzi and gas fireplace.

Otsego Club and Resort, Gaylord

This destination is great for romantic getaways in Michigan at any time of year. In the summer, enjoy the peaceful setting, a canoe ride and a round of golf with your partner. In the winter, skiing and snowboarding await. A variety of packages are available, depending on the season, that include activities, dining and overnight accommodations.

Stafford’s Bay View Inn, Petoskey

This Victorian country inn, built in 1886, is an ideal setting for romantic getaways for parents. Breakfast is included in your stay and bicycles are available for use. Add the Sweet Heart, Romance or Wine Lover’s package to your reservation for special amenities like flowers, champagne and treats delivered to your room.

The Henderson Castle, Kalamazoo 

This boutique inn is located in the Historic West Main Hill neighborhood and is only minutes away from stores, theaters and the vibrant night life of downtown Kalamazoo. Get pampered at the spa or soak in the rooftop hot tub. For a romantic meal, make reservations at the on-site restaurant, H Prime Chophouse. You can also book you and your significant other a wine tasting and sample all six of the current wines.

The Homestead, Glen Arbor

“America’s freshwater resort,” this Michigan destination caters to couples with a variety of overnight accommodations like The Inn, Fiddler’s Pond, Stony Brook Lodge and more. Head to the spa to get pampered or enjoy a nice meal out at Café Manitou, Nonna’s Ristorante, Whiskers or Cavanaugh’s.

Townsend Hotel, Birmingham

This southeast Michigan locale, located in downtown Birmingham, is perfect for a romantic staycation. Try the Romantic Encounter package, which includes champagne on arrival, tuxedo chocolate strawberries, breakfast for two and valet parking.

What are your favorite places for romantic getaways in Michigan? Did we miss a great spot? Tell us in the comments!

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