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Jacob’s Farm – Corn Maze – Traverse City – August 15 thru October, 2021

Jacob's Farm - Corn Maze
We are so excited for our grand opening of our #CornMaze in Traverse City August 15th! This years theme is #Motown! Explore our maze and farm with your friends and family!
Don’t forget to come hungry and thirsty! We have everything you need!


At Jacob’s Farm we spare nothing to assure that your experience will create lasting memories. We employ ten acres of farmland to create this experience and develop our plan using computer aided design technology and GPS to insure that everything is just right.

Our maze design is changed each year and information contained within the maze reflects this design. Plan on being entertained for as long as two hours as you navigate the trails. This A-MAZE-ING adventure opens in late August and runs all the way through October.


General Admission $12.00
Children ages 5-11 $8.00
Under 4 Free
Groups of 20 or more $9.00 per person (book in advance)


Tractor Rides are also available for $2 per person


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Grand Hotel History Weekend – October 15 – 17, 2021

Grand Hotel History Weekend

You’re invited to Grand Hotel’s Annual History Weekend with a unique look into the story behind the wood structure built in 1887.

Saturday morning begins with a fascinating journey through the history of Mackinac Island and Grand Hotel with Bob Tagatz, Grand Hotel’s Resident Historian. Then, take part in a special history presentation later in the afternoon. Plus, enjoy a welcome reception and breakfast and dinner daily.

Fall is a great time of year to experience the solitude of Mackinac Island and Grand Hotel. We hope to see you for this special event to celebrate the history of Grand Hotel.

Bob Tagatz, Resident Historian at Grand Hotel

Mr. Tagatz, named an Historic Hotels of America Historian of the Year, is a natural storyteller. He will intrigue you with information about the hotel’s history and how the Island and the hotel came to be what they are today.

Arrive Friday, October 15 • Depart Sunday, October 17, 2021

Package Price:

  • Rates starting at $1,224 per couple; $1,074 single

Additional Pricing:

  • Take advantage of our lowest rate this season and stay additional nights October 14 and/or October 17 for $329 per night, based on double occupancy. The additional nights include breakfast and dinner.

Package Includes:

  • Accommodations
  • Breakfast and dinner daily
  • All resort amenities
  • Friday evening Welcome Reception
  • Saturday morning Grand Hotel History Lecture by Grand Hotel Historian
  • Saturday afternoon special presentation
  • Complimentary admission to Fort Mackinac (1 admission per room for the weekend)
  • Complimentary admission to the Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum
  • Special discount on ferry tickets
  • No tipping within Grand Hotel

*Extra charges apply for additional adults over double occupancy. Regular children’s rates apply. Subject to Michigan 6% sales tax, 3% Mackinac Island assessment, and an $8.50 per person baggage-handling charge. Extra charges apply for additional adults or children over double occupancy. Dates subject to availability.


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Crystal Mountain – Fall Fun Saturday – October 16, 2021

Get outside and have some family fun during our Fall Fun Saturdays! Join us on Saturday, October 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 for a day full of fall activities that everyone is sure to enjoy.

Saturday Schedule

9am – 5pm, Bike Rental at the Mountain Adventure Zone
Take a bike ride around the resort to see all of the beautiful fall colors! $15 per bike, per hour.

9am – 5pm, Disc Golf at the Mountain Adventure Zone
Challenge your family and friends to a fun game of disc golf ! Our course begins at the top of Loki, so soak in the views and enjoy an afternoon outdoors. $15 per set of rental discs.

10am, Fall Sand Art
Meet us at the Mountain Adventure Zone to start your sand creation! $5 per person.

10am – 2pm, Edge Adventure Course
Cross a rickety bridge, jump swing to swing, balance on the Burma Bridge, all before sailing over the pool on a 130-foot zipline! $15 per person for a 2-lap pass. Reservations are required, call 888-968-7686 ext. 7000. Learn more »

11am – 6pm, Alpine Slide (Available Saturdays only thru October 23)
Slide down the mountain on Michigan’s only Alpine Slide ! $20 per person for an unlimited 1-hour block of sliding. Reservations are required and may be purchased online, in advance. Buy Online »

11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm: Archery
Take aim with a bow and arrow for this family friendly activity. Archery is $15 per person, geared for ages 7 and up. Reservations are required and may be purchased online, in advance. Buy Online »

1 – 5pm, Wagon Rides at the Park at Water’s Edge
View the fall colors around the core of the resort by wagon, led by a team of gentle Belgian Draft Horses. $12 per person, ages 3 and under free with a paying adult. Reservations required, call 888-968-7686 ext. 7500. Check in at the Park at Water’s Edge.

3pm: Archery Tag
Combine dodgeball with archery for this new, fast paced activity. Foam tipped arrows and inflatable barriers with protective head gear keep participants safe. $15 per person, geared for ages 10+. Reservations are required and may be purchased online, in advance. Buy Online »

3 – 5pm, Vertical Edge Climbing Wall
Our Vertical Edge Climbing Wall is an exciting 32’ climbing wall located in the Park at Water’s Edge. $15 per person. Reservations required, call the Mountain Adventure Zone at 888-968-7686 ext. 7500. Learn more »

3 – 7pm, Fall Chairlift Rides – Online Purchasing Coming Soon!
Check out the beautiful views of three counties during peak color season! $10 per person (Ages 8 and under are free with a riding adult). Learn more »

4:30pm and 5:30pm, Outdoor Laser Tag at the Mountain Adventure Zone
Challenge your crew to this heart racing, adrenaline pumping adventure! Outdoor Laser Tag is $15 per person, geared for ages 6 and up. Reservations are required and may be purchased online, in advance. Buy Online »

Specialty Events: October 16, 23, 30 Only

Pumpkin Carving

12-4pm: Visit the Mountain Adventure Zone for your perfect pumpkin! Pumpkins are just $5 each.

Scarecrow Walk

Daylight Hours: This free activity is fun for all ages! Grab a map from the Mountain Adventure Zone and explore the resort for our themed scarecrows. Our resort staff have built the scarecrows for this fun competition! Vote for your favorite and watch for the winner on our social media channels.


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