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Address: 5780 Shanty Creek Rd, Bellaire, MI 49615-8311
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+1 800-678-4111

An iconic ski and golf resort in northern Michigan, Shanty Creek Resorts is...

An iconic ski and golf resort in northern Michigan, Shanty Creek Resorts is a three-resort experiences in one. Its three villages of SCR (Summit, Cedar River and Schuss) span 4,500 acres across hardwood forests, rolling meadows and atop mountain bluffs with miles of scenic vistas. With nearly 500 lodging options, multiple dining venues, four award-winning golf courses, two ski mountains, an 8-lane tubing park, six terrain parks, and a fitness center and wellness spa, plus over 35,000 sq ft of conference and special event space, Shanty Creek Resorts has been an Up North destination for generations.

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Ski trip end of season

Skiing was good for this time of year. Had a online special for tickets, great price no lines and on waits.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Skiing was good for this time of year. Had a online special for tickets, great price no lines and on waits.

Thank happ51
Flint, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

We stayed at the Lakeview Hotel at Summit village and the went to Schuss to ski the next day. The overnight stay package with lift tickets provided a great value and we will definitely recommend this to friends and repeat our visit. The rooms at the Lakeview Hotel were very nice and beds very comfortable.

Thank ktes750
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Beautiful winter weekend in Northern Michigan. The lodge is very pretty with beautiful views over Bellaire lake. The restaurant and drinks very expensive but the atmosphere is upbeat, pleasant and relaxing with many options of things to do.

Thank Valleygirl5957
Tucson, Arizona
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8 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

If we come back we'll bring our own food, our server worked hard to provide incredibly slow service, this guy shouldn't be waiting tables. The view through the terribly dirty windows was amazing though. As others have mentioned the signage leaves a lot to be desired but we figured things out and the next trip will go more smoothly. Lift... More 

Thank James H
Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The miles and miles of trails are expertly groomed for both classic and freestyle skiers. The scenery is beautiful and the terrain is a great mix of hills and flats, woods and open spaces. The only thing keeping it from a perfect 10 are the snowmobiles who ruin the grooming efforts by ignoring the posted signs indicating no snowmobiles.

Thank Julie W
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25 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here right after Christmas. We rented a private cabin in the area which was very nice. As far as the resort it is very large and hard to navigate. We spent 30 minutes looking for the pool at the Summit lodge and we had to talk to three people before we found it. Their sinage for everything could... More 

Thank Robb L
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12 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Came here to try something different than Boyne Mountain. Won't try that again! Had ordered everything the night before (snowboarding, ski and tubing tickets for 5 teenagers). The place shouldn't sell tickets if they don't have enough equipment!! Especially for the price you pay. Greed. We get here and there are no lockers available to rent for your personal items,... More 

Thank Littlewinelova
New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Had out wedding at this locale and later returned with our daughter for a vacation. Perfect place in the summer and winter. Great service and plenty of options for everyone.

Thank SarahSesaw
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Shanty Creek Resorts can be "hit and miss''. We've been coming here off and on for decades and I have to say, in general, the place has seen better days. Certainly not worth the premium price but they are the only resort/major hotel in the area ... not to mention the golf and skiing.

Thank Great_Lakes_Fan
Escanaba, Michigan
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63 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

The Shanty Creek Complex has multiple areas associated with the name. My wife and I stayed at the Lakeview Hotel as part of a conference she attended. Our room was very comfortable, and it appeared to have been recently renovated. Room plenty spacious for two people. We had twin queen beds. Very comfortable. Bathroom also very nice. Separate shower/toilet area... More 

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