Memorable Summer Weekends


Special Advertising Section

Having fun with friends and family doesn’t need to take a lot of planning. Sometimes the best of times come from a spur-of-the-moment decision of, “Hey, let’s do something together.” Why not create one of those snapshot memories with a weekend getaway? Hopping in a car for a short trip up north can take you to the Petoskey area for a weekend of outdoor pleasure including hiking, kayaking, golf, or shopping in its many quaint stores. Or, just a bit southwest of Petoskey, you can savor the shores of Traverse City with its beaches, boating, and restaurants galore. If you decide an adventure closer to home will suit you best, then what about a weekend at MotorCity Casino? With its four-star restaurant, live music, and 13,000-square-foot spa, everyone in your party will have something to enjoy. Don’t let summer get away without sharing a weekend or two with the friends and family you love.




Guest Information:
2901 Grand River Ave., Detroit, MI 48201

Welcome to Detroit’s most exciting escape destination. At Motor- City Casino Hotel, you’ll find a world where you can escape from the everyday. Whether you’re dining at Iridescence, making the slot machines ring out, relaxing at our spa, or seeing a show, you’ll discover what it’s like when excitement, luxury, and pleasure are shaken together to create an experience you can’t get anywhere else.

Just seeing the room is a wake-up call. In our 400 luxurious rooms and suites you’ll find unrivaled elegance coupled with the latest technology and amenities. With complimentary Wi-Fi, on-screen in-room flight updates, decadent bedding and spa bath products, in-room dining, and a business center and fitness center that are available 24 hours a day, it’s like being right at home — only better.

Big sound. Up close. Enjoy free live music nightly at the intimate Chromatics Lounge, or take in a concert at Sound Board, our live performance theater that features some of the biggest names in entertainment. This 1,500- seat theater puts everyone up close to the performers, and its state-of-the-art sound and lighting technology makes it an intense entertainment experience.

Every day, we offer a place to hide out from the everyday. D. Tour, our 13,000-square-foot spa, offers thermal whirlpools, large steam rooms, and dry saunas. We have a specialized selection of massage and body treatments so you can pamper yourself with manicures, pedicures, facials, and massages, all designed to revitalize body, mind, and soul.

You can’t work or play on an empty stomach. Perfectly executed food, intelligent wine selections, and stunning ambience are on the menu at Iridescence, our AAA Four Diamond Award-winning restaurant. Modern American cuisine is complemented by breathtaking city views and a Wine Spectator award-winning wine list. If you’re in the mood for something a little more casual, the Assembly Line Buffet, The Lodge Diner, Grand River Deli, Pit Stop, and Little Caesars are guaranteed to get your motor running.

We’re in the business of unforgettable. We offer everything you need to make your next event truly memorable. From cutting-edge presentations to gala banquets, MotorCity Casino Hotel has the right facilities and the right people to make the extraordinary happen. With 67,000 square feet of flexible banquet and meeting space, sophisticated boardrooms, and the state-of- the-art Sound Board theater, you’ll find everything you need to make your next meeting or event legendary.



Guest Information:

Nestled along the deep blue waters of Grand Traverse Bay, Traverse City is Michigan’s “True North” — the center of a fourseason recreational paradise!

Traverse City has almost limitless opportunities for boating, sailing, paddling, swimming, and beach combing, with miles of hiking and cycling trails, world-class fishing, and 17 championship golf courses.

Traverse City is also a famous food and wine destination and a hotbed of craft brewing and distilling. When it comes to shopping and nightlife, this town is pure paradise. You won’t ever feel bored here!

In other words, Traverse City is the perfect spot for your True North vacation!



Guest Information:

Ready for a vacation with more to do than hit the beach? The Petoskey Area of northern Michigan is where you belong. Along with amazing beaches where you can catch some rays, find Petoskey stones and take a dip, you’ll find cool shops, restaurants, hiking trails, golf — a whole vacation full of things to do. Come visit a Michigan treasure. Visit or call 800.845.2828.


Edit Module
Edit Module Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Most Popular

  1. Top Docs List 2018
  2. Memories of Miya
    Citizen Yoga founder, Kacee Must Leeb reflects on her sister’s suicide, its impact on her...
  3. Introducing the Piekie
    These cookie-shaped pies win big on-screen and off
  4. The Sixth Man
    A youth basketball coach teaches lessons on and off the court
  5. Seeking Support
    Like many metro areas across the U.S., finding a therapist in and around Detroit can prove to be...
  6. Therapy in the Digital Age
    New innovations that revolutionize traditional approaches to counseling
  7. Food Recipe: Chili
    Michael Keys, of Red Crown in Grosse Pointe Park, shares his favorite chili recipe
  8. Author's Cuisine
    At M Cantina in Dearborn, Junior Merino is creating a new kind of Mexican cuisine that is...
  9. Mending Migraines
    Nausea, excruciating head pain, sensitivity to light and noise: The oppressiveness of the list of...
  10. Seeing Clearly
    The co-founders behind Genusee on making eyewear with a mission