Midwesterners, take notice! You don't need to fly across the country to find great skiing. The ski resorts of Michigan offer a winter land of opportunities for downhill and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, ice skating, and sledding. Michigan is already a bargain with lodging deals to complete ski vacation package discounts.

What Makes Michigan Unique

Michigan has an abundance of unexpected delights in store for skiers and riders alike. The ski slopes of Michigan include a multitude of terrain parks, half pipes, drops, steeps, groomed cruiser runs, and even tree skiing. For the adventurous there is even an expert only ski area called Mount Bohemia.

Michigan is a diverse state, covering a lot of ground. The ski areas of Michigan are spread throughout the state with concentrations in the western Upper Peninsula, just south and east of Traverse City, around Detroit in the southeast, and a several more in the southwest. The state shares more borders with the great lakes than any other state in the lower 48—amounting to outstanding lake-effect snowfall throughout the winter ski season. The ski areas' annual snowfall varies greatly, but with great snowmaking capabilities, most will have good snow coverage the entire season. Some Michigan ski resorts in the Upper Peninsula will receive between 200 and 300 inches of snow fall annually! That is more than a handful of powder days.

Major Resorts

Alpine Valley, Boyne Mountain, Boyne Highlands, Big Powderhorn Mountain, Blackjack, Indian Head, and Mount Bohemia are all privately owned resorts. There are even state owned and operated areas like Porcupine Mountain State Park (the Porkies). Browse the ski areas and read what each as to offer. All in all, Michigan is home to over 50 ski resorts, but we've concentrated on a select few and brought you the best deals and discounts for your favorite winter activities.

Ski Vacation Discounts!

When visiting Michigan, you'll be amazed at the natural beauty and wonderful skiing options. At Ski Coupons, we make sure your trip to Michigan is affordable and fun. You'll find deals on the area's lodging, discounts on lift tickets, and savings all around.

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Ski Resort Opening and Closing Dates for 2015-2016

The ski films are out, and you know what that means – ski season is just around the corner! Calgary in Canada closed out their summer with a blanket of snowfall, and early snowmaking has begun at Copper Mountain in Colorado, along with some other resorts across the nation. With El Nino’s rains blessing the […]


The Best Things About Skiing with Family

Families have been trekking to ski resorts for as long as they’ve been around. Whether they’re annual traditions, company trips, or first-time adventures, there’s a little something for everyone up on the mountain. There are a countless number of things that make skiing with family a truly memorable experience – capturing them for one! Kids […]


Exciting Upgrades at Mt. Brighton, Michigan

Mt. Brighton, a Michigan winter ski resort, is already gearing up for the 2015/16 winter season. Located in southeast Michigan, Mt. Brighton has been a landing place for winter sports enthusiasts from the Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing, and other Ohio areas for more than 55 years. Having become part of the Vail Resorts progeny, Mt. […]


Why You Should Go on a Ski Getaway to Strengthen Your Relationship

Have you and your partner recently decided that it’s time to get serious about your relationship with each other? Then consider going on a ski getaway to strengthen the bond that two of you share. What’s so magical about a ski vacation? There are plenty of reasons, but here are four to consider: Great Chance […]


Epic Snow Battle: Skiing vs. Snowboarding

Visit the snowy peaks of North America, and you’ll find be faced with an ultimate decision: should you ski or ride? In the wintery world of snow sports, does it matter whether you descend on one plank or two? It does, and here’s why. Old vs. new Skiing has been around since the beginning – literally […]


Après Ski: The One After Party You Don’t Want to Miss!

What is après ski if nothing but a fun-filled, entertainment packed, high energy after party for the guests at a ski resort when the ski day has ended? Well actually, that’s exactly what it is: an entirely rich and diverse culture around the world – said to have originated in the Alps – where skiers gather […]


Guide to Nationwide Ski and Snowboard Blowout Sales

Labor Day weekend provides us with some extra time to relax. It’s also the unofficial beginning of prepping for ski season, with fantastic blow out sales on last year’s equipment, winter apparel and accessories. With online access, shopping these clearance events can help skiers and riders nationwide stock up on equipment and gear for up […]


There’s Only One Epic Pass – And It’s On Sale Now!

Multi-resort season ski pass providers will have a hard time keeping up with the Epic Pass this winter. Always the innovator, Vail Resorts, Inc. raised the bar on its own Epic Pass this season by providing pass holders with access not only to the soon-to-be largest ski area in North America, but also to an […]


Zoo York Snowboard Winner Will Earn Street Cred on the Hill

There are many perks that come with working here, but the part that I enjoy the most are the giveaways. Sure, we give away free lift tickets, goggles and many other items that any skier and rider would love to add to their arsenal of ski gear. We’ve even given away a pair of K2 […]


What Do You Need to Know When Renting?

You’ve planned the ski trip, found all the discounts you can and now you’re ready to hit the slopes… but what about your equipment? If you’re going to rent your ski & snowboard equipment for the first time at the resort, here are some tips to make it easier for you and the rental technicians. Skis […]