Winter Romance at Michigan’s Bed and Breakfast
All winter long, including of course Valentine’s Day, Michigan bed and breakfasts offer romantic escapes for lovers of all ages. Whether you wish to spend time snowshoeing through wooded trails surrounded by vineyards, dining on outstanding gourmet local cuisine, soaking in spacious spa tubs or curling up in front of a toasty fireplace, Michigan offers great opportunities for winter romance. Iloveinns.com features some of the top romantic choices for you below.
Private Wine Tasting & Private Sauna
Surrounded by vineyards and pastures, the Black Star Farms bed and breakfast offers 8 luxurious rooms for your romantic getaway. Imagine horseback riding or snowshoeing through their 160 acres in Suttons Bay, enjoying a private wine tasting or relaxing in a private sauna and curling up under sumptuous linens and down comforters. You are invited to enjoy a complimentary pre-dinner wine with appetizers and return after supper for Sirius wine and fruit brandies. And in the morning you will be further pampered with a delectable breakfast. Why wait for Valentine’s Day when this bed and breakfast offers these pleasurable experiences every day?
Victorian Richness & Winter Rafting
For a classic romantic getaway head to a magnificent Queen Anne mansion, the Grand Victorian in Bellaire where you are treated as modern-day royalty. Enjoy the rich décor of the individual rooms, many with hand-carved fireplaces for a cozy snuggle. For the outdoor enthusiasts there is a real winter adventure awaiting in Bellaire - you can glide in a raft along the peaceful winter waters of the Jordan River. Finally, feel rich and famous as you enjoy a candlelit breakfast in the morning.
Romantic Winter Sunsets over Lake Michigan
How romantic is a winter sunset over Lake Michigan, when you are wrapped in the arms of the one you love? Several of the rooms in Yelton Manor a South Haven bed and breakfast have spectacular lake views. And for that extra special romantic treat book the intimately private yet spacious Anniversary Suite, complete with a 4-poster King bed, oval Jacuzzi, lake and garden views. Savor a delicious homemade hot breakfast in the morning.
Sparkling Stars & Crystal
For a romantic escape that sparkles, head to the Michigan’s Saugatuck area, where you will find the Castle in the Country Bed and Breakfast. This Allegan treasure on a private lake provides star-studded evening skies, which you can enjoy with your sweetheart. Relax with side-by-side couple massages in your romantic suite with a whirlpool tub for two. And awaken to a delicious gourmet breakfast served on china and crystal, the perfect end to a sparkling romantic stay.
Silvery Slopes & Dreamy Days
Another romantic gem, the Delano Inn, is also located in Allegan, Michigan. Here you
will find almost 6000 square feet of an 1863 Victorian inn, lovingly restored to highlight period details and antiques, yet providing all the modern amenities you expect. Ski the nearby silvery slopes, named #1 in Midwest by SKI Magazine. Conclude your romantic escape at this B&B by relishing a gourmet breakfast of Baked Peach French Toast or Delano Inn Eggs Florentine, all beautifully presented on bone china and cut glass goblets.
Bourdeau & Bubbles
Love is in the air at the Cobblestone Manor B&B in Auburn Hills, Michigan, where you can choose a luxurious suite complete with recliners in front of a roaring fireplace. But before retiring to this romantic suite, indulge yourselves by dining at Bistro Bourdeau where Chef Kipp will cook a four-course meal featuring local products. Then return to your private, all granite bathroom and relax with soothing bubble bath in the large whirlpool tub. Sleep soundly in a very comfortable King-size bed and awaken to the fragrant aromas emanating from the kitchen - your breakfast awaits!
Romance in the Kitchen
With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, you may choose to book a night at the Wickwood Inn , named one of the world’s most romantic inns by Travel & Leisure. Here cookbook author Julee Rosso along with husband Bill has created a comfortable and romantic mansion filled with a fascinating array of international art & antiques collected from years of travel. Stay warm and toasty inside by participating in one of the cooking classes offered by Julee – what better way to say I love you than by pampering your special one with a home-cooked feast.
These are only a few of the many bed and breakfasts throughout the state of Michigan where you can spoil your loved one with a memorable romantic winter getaway. Browse through the 19,000 B&Bs and country inns that specialize in other locations that may also interest you. Many of the properties listed above are also in the best-selling bed and breakfast guidebook Bed & Breakfasts and Country Inns with a Buy-One-Night-Get-One-Night-Free Certificate. ILoveInns.com also offers Bed and Breakfast Gift Certificates, a perfect solution to help celebrate any occasion.