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Girls weekend in November.

Lake Orion, Michigan
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Girls weekend in November.

4 mid-40s friends have been doing a yearly girls weekend for 15 years. We have done grand haven, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, petoskey, bay city, Bay harbor, birch run, frankenmuth, Chicago, and New York City.

Looking to for a nice town with some quaint shops, a nice pub/eatery, and decent hotel. We are thinking somewhere in mid-michigan or northern- east side.

Any suggestions would be appreciated. Gaylord is a nice geographic location but are there any cute shops or things to do there?

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1. Re: Girls weekend in November.

Not much in Gaylord unless you want to golf. Have you tried Ann Arbor? If you're not there on a home game weekend there are a ton of restaurants, bars and activities.

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2. Re: Girls weekend in November.

We have tried Ann Arbor. 2 of us live in lake Orion, 1 in Roscommon, and 1 in charlevoix. We were hoping to find a mid-way location this year but not sure if there is anything interesting about Gaylord? Midland?

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3. Re: Girls weekend in November.

What about Traverse City? Lot's of shopping!

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4. Re: Girls weekend in November.

Oops, I didn't notice the A2 mention. Sorry! You might want to check some of the college towns, like Mt. Pleasant or East Lansing. Depending on your interests, there are lots of things to do. Mt. Pleasant has the Soaring Eagle Casino, which even if you're not into gambling (or smoke), it's an impressive facility, and they often have some really good acts there.

It's not halfway between any of your places, but the South Haven / St. Joe areas are really nice, or possibly Saugatuck / Douglas. Great shops and fun nightlife.

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5. Re: Girls weekend in November.

South Haven is nice, although not your ideal location. If you like to camp, the town of Grayling, which is 20 miles away from Gaylord has very nice camping facilities right on a lake.

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6. Re: Girls weekend in November.

What about Tawas City/East Tawas. You can even take a boat ride to Charity Island, depending on what time of the year you go. I don't think you said??

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