Top 9 Michigan Ski Resorts Map and Mountain Statistics
Michigan located in the Great Lakes Region consists of 2 peninsulas. The Lower Peninsula is separated from the Upper Peninsula by the Straits of Mackinac, a 8km wide channel that joins Lake Huron to Lake Michigan. With 64,980 lakes, ponds and rivers there are plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy throughout the year. Due to the lake-effect, Michigan also receives heavy snowfalls averaging 30-40 inches but in snow-belt areas almost 160 inches annually, ideal for any winter outdoor activities. Arriving in Michigan by air is most convenient in Detroit or Grand Rapids. There are several Interstate Highways that connect Michigan to neighboring Ontario, Canada, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois.
The top ski resorts in Michigan are scattered throughout the state. Three of the top 9 ski resorts are found in the southeast region of Michigan, Alpine Valley, Mount Brighton and Mount Holly. Three others are located in the northwest region including Boyne Highlands, Boyne Mountain and Nubs Nob Mountain. Michigan's Upper Peninsula is home to Ski Brule and Big Powderhorn while the west-central region is home to Cannonsburg Ski Resort. Lodging accommodations are available at some resorts. Alternatively you can rent your own vacation rental accommodation to thoroughly relax and enjoy your ski and boarding holiday. Choose from condo rentals, chalet rentals or for a large group a vacation home rental. Owner Direct Vacation Rentals offers a variety of lodging options to suit most tastes and budgets.