Best Up North

Crystal Mountain Resort

Crystal Mountain, the Midwest’s Premier Four-season Family Resort, is a family-owned year-round resort featuring 36 holes of championship golf, 50 downhill slopes, over 250 superb lodging units, dining and award-winning conference facilities. Crystal Mountain is located 28 miles SW of Traverse City, Michigan – an easy drive from Detroit and Chicago.


* Certificate of Excellence, TripAdvisor (2014, 2013, 2012 & 2011)
* Best Ski Resort, Michigan Meetings + Events Magazine, Reader’s Choice Awards (2014 & 2007)
* Hotelier of the Year, Michigan Lodging and Tourism Association (2014)
* The Knot Best of Weddings 2014, (2014)
* Top 100 Spas of 2013, Spas of America (2014)

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Crystal Mountain is the perfect destination for your next northern Michigan golf vacation. Crystal Mountain offers an exceptional northern Michigan golf experience. With two distinctly different golf courses – both of which have received a four-star golf course rating from GOLF Magazine – and one of America’s top 25 golf schools, you’re sure to find everything you expect from this premier northern Michigan golf resort.

Crystal’s 33,000 square feet of International Association of Conference Centers-approved conference facilities can accommodate groups of up to 300. Crystal is a five-time recipient of the Paragon Award from Corporate Meetings and Incentives magazine.

Crystal Spa is a celebration of relaxation, renewal and the environment on a grand scale. This 18,500-square-foot oasis in the heart of Crystal Mountain honors the art and natural beauty of northern Michigan in a setting that awakens and inspires.

Crystal is home to the Michigan Legacy Art Park, a unique 30-acre park that features a variety
of artwork nestled along a woodland trail. Its aim is to integrate art and nature in an ecologically sensitive environment. The Art Park is open year-round, and also features a number of live performances in the outdoor amphitheater during the summer.

Named the #1 Resort in the Midwest by SKI Magazine, Crystal Mountain is northern Michigan’s premier ski resort destination. Ski and ride on 50 downhill slopes – including four terrain areas. Tour rolling terrain and glide through wooded valleys on 30 kilometers of groomed cross-country ski trails. Award-winning kids programs and a nationally certified ski and snowboard school can get you started or help you fine-tune your skills.

250+ luxury suites, hotel rooms, condos & resort homes, many with in-room whirlpools, can accommodate over 1,300 guests on-premise.

Crystal’s Real Estate office has opportunities for every lifestyle; condominiums, townhouses,
single-family homes and building sites.

Crystal Mountain
12500 Crystal Mountain Drive
Thompsonville, MI 49683

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