The first question your friends and family are going to ask is "What are you going to do if it rains?" I think that just for the "fun and shock value" you should answer that question with "then we'll call the whole thing off and go our seperate ways. It just wasn't meant to be." But that's just my sense of humor.Our Back-Up Plan
The first complaint you are going to hear is "Oh, that's so far away." The answer to that is: "No it isn't." You can get to the Mackinac Bridge faster than you can get to Traverse City, Charlevoix and Petoskey from most of Southeastern Michigan.Come visit us and see what fun your wedding could be.
Up to 30 friends or family members can stay at our place. The rest of your guests can stay in any of the 1500 hotel and motel rooms within 8 miles of us.Your wedding will be an adventure and a vacation for your guests.
Destination weddings have emerged as a new trend in the United States. Every engaged couple entertains the idea of having a destination wedding at some point. It is a romantic way for couples to combine a traditional wedding with the dream of elopement. Is a dreamy up north destination wedding in you future? Weddings in the Straits of Mackinac along the Lake Michigan shoreline can be surprisingly affordable for you and your guests. There are great deals on catering, flowers and venues. There will come a time when you realize that a destination wedding up north will equal less stress for you which allows you to concentrate on the people who matter the most to you. Your guests will love every minute of your special one of a kind northern Michigan wedding celebration. Most venues that specialize outdoor weddings will have all inclusive packages and a site coordinator. You'll appreciate because you won't have to deal with all of the headaches of setting everything up. Most wedding venues are prepared to offer help with your wedding planning including Photographers, DJ's, Cakes, Officiating, Catering and Caterers, Flowers and Decorations and any other important and special additions you may want. The Internet makes it easy to choose vendors yourself, if you prefer. More couples are falling in love with the idea of a destination wedding in the Straits of Mackinac area because of the beauty of Lake Huron, Lake Michigan, the Mackinac Bridge, St. Ignace, Mackinaw City and Mackinac Island. They all offer so many different ways for you and your guests to be entertained. As tourist cities on the Great Lakes, they offer a larger selection of hotels, motels, campgrounds and marinas than big cities and other communities. Northern Michigan is filled with history, scenic beauty and fun things to do from Tahquamenon Falls, Ship Wreck Museums, Lighthouses, Boat Cruises, Golf, Biking, Hiking, Fishing, Great Restaurants, Casinos and Historic Gaslight Shopping Districts. Finding a uniquely beautiful wedding and reception site in the Straits of Mackinac makes day trips to the resort towns of Traverse City, Charlevoix, Petoskey, Harbor Springs and Mackinac Island easy, entertaining and fun. You can often get a special deal on lodging if you stay a few more days or the rest of the week for your honeymoon. The fall colors of the Mackinac area in northern Michigan create a picturesque choice for romantic outdoor weddings and wedding vow renewals. The area offers limitless possibilities for taking that perfect wedding photo and creating a lifetime of memories.