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Mission Point Resort Celebrates 2014 with Season Opening Getaway Packages

Seasonal Packages Build on Resort's Unique Offerings for Families and Friends to Escape, Relax and Reconnect

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mission Point Resort on Mackinac Island, Mich., rated one of the top 10 islands in the world, reopens for the spring season on May 1 with getaway packages to delight travelers looking for the best ways to enjoy the scenic, car-free island.

Mission Point Resort on Mackinac Island, Mich.

Mission Point's packages highlight the many memory-making activities available at the Resort and around the Island for families, friends, and foodies. All the getaways include round-trip ferry tickets on the Arnold Line and daily breakfast in Chianti, our signature restaurant.

Family Fun Getaway
The activity-packed two-night getaway is a great value, and includes golf at the Resort's 18-hole executive putting greens, all lawn games (tennis, croquet and bocce ball), half-day bike rentals; and admission to Island favorites such as the Butterfly House, Fort Mackinac, and the Richard and Jane Manoogian Art Museum. Milk and cookies welcome you on the first night, along with a special Mission Point stuffed animal to take home. As always, children 12 and under eat free while at the Resort. Available June 1Sept. 2, 2014; rates from $195 - $275 per night.

Island Adventure Getaway
For the active lifestyle, this new getaway adds a bit of adrenaline to the Mackinac Island vacation. The two-night getaway includes half-day bike rentals, a Mission Point-created Island map to help navigate the island's wooded trails; choice of  horseback riding, kayak or paddle surfing rentals, and a to-go kit of healthy snacks, bottled water, sunscreen and Mission Point Resort hat. Available May 30Oct. 16, 2014; rates from $220 - $340 per night.

Lilac Festival Getaway
The Lilac Festival, June 6 – 15, is Mackinac Island's most popular festival. One of the island's most beloved traditions, the festival celebrates the fragrant and colorful varieties of lilacs, many of which were brought to the island in the Colonial Era. This two- or three-night getaway includes a special Lilac and Garden Tour with the Resort's resident horticulturist, and a signature take-home gift of lilac-scented soap and lilac plant. Available June 6 – 15, 2014; rates from $180 - $270 per night.

Pure Michigan Getaway
The Pure Michigan Getaway gives guests a chance to experience Mackinac Island 'beyond the fudge', and includes a Michigan-themed welcome amenity, two-hour bike rental, admissions to the Tower Museum and Richard and Jane Manoogian Art Museum, golf on the resort's 18-hole executive putting greens, and a $100 food and beverage credit valid at any Mission Point Resort restaurant or bistro. Available May 2Oct. 19, 2014; rates from $185 - $305 per night.

Mission Point Culinary Getaway
Mission Point Resort prides itself on serving the best of Michigan's culinary offerings, from land to lake. New on the 2014 Resort menus is the "5 Fish of the 5 Great Lakes", offering creative and delectable main courses and appetizers featuring local, sustainably sourced whitefish, salmon, perch, walleye, and trout.

The Culinary Getaway provides the perfect way to experience the flavors of Michigan. This two-night getaway includes all meals so guests can enjoy the al fresco Bistro on the Green, fine dining at Chianti, casual fare at Round Island Bar & Grill, and a picnic lunch from Lakeside Market – perfect to take when exploring the Island. The getaway also includes a two-hour bike rental; tickets to Fort Mackinac; and a Mackinac Island cookbook to take home. Available June 15Sept. 12, 2014; rates from $265 - $355 per night.

Additionally, Mission Point offers the following special packages (full details here):

  • Pooch at the Point – Four-legged friends are always welcome at Mission Point!
  • Island Romance – Enjoy a romantic Island getaway with that special someone, complete with in-room champagne and strawberries.
  • Arts and History Getaway – As part of this package, learn a new craft or hobby at a special Mackinac Arts Council workshop.
  • Wawashkamo Golf Getaway – Test your game at Michigan's most historic golf course.
  • Sunrise Side Bed and Breakfast Getaway – Celebrating the early riser, this package includes gorgeous sunrises and daily breakfast.
  • Fudge Festival Getaway – Enjoy sampling Mackinac's many varieties of fudge, including a behind-the-scenes fudge tour at Murdick's during the Festival, Aug. 22 – 24.
  • Harvest and Wine Getaway – Experience the gorgeous fall colors, sip wines and enjoy Mackinac; Package available Sept. 21Oct. 25.
  • Ghosts of Mackinac Getaway – As seen on the SyFy Channel's Ghost Hunters, experience the Haunts of Mackinac Ghost Tour as part of this "spirited" package.

For more information and terms about all of Mission Point's packaged getaways, please visit www.missionpoint.com/packaged_getaways/

About Mission Point Resort 
Guests are enchanted by Mission Point Resort's relaxed atmosphere, award-winning cuisine, rustic fireside ambiance, arts and activities, and lush ambling gardens that together create the perfect backdrop for renewal, inspiration and meaningful connections. Located on Mackinac Island in northern Michigan, the only non-automobile island in the United States, the resort is nestled on 18 acres where the incredible sunrise vistas greet the gorgeous Lake Huron shoreline. Mission Point's traditional lodge ambiance is just a few horse-drawn carriage steps away from the bustle of downtown or peaceful trails in the woods. Open May through October, Mission Point Resort offers 239 guest rooms and family suites, corporate meeting spaces, weddings, and much more. www.missionpoint.com.

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