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Michigan

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.

Featured Blog Posts

Tips for Buying Kids Cross-Country Skis on a Budget

Do you need to ensure you get the best cross-country skis for your kids for the least amount of money? When it comes to buying cross-country skis for kids, there are several things to take into consideration. Mainly, children have quickly-growing feet. Most likely, if you buy too far in advance of the ski trip, […]

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Big Mountain vs. Small Mountain Resort Lodging

Going skiing and snowboarding is an activity loved by many, both locals and travelers alike. And everyone seems to have preferences with how they like to do things; which resorts to ski at, where to stay, where to eat, and how to travel. Of course, there isn’t a right or wrong way to do it. […]

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Freeskiing vs. Freestyle Skiing – Choose Your Thrills

Soon, snow showers will fall and lifts will open, leaving us to dust off our skis and hit the slopes. For those looking for a new challenge this year, freeskiing just might be the right choice. Combining the acrobatic tricks of freestyle with the big mountain terrain of normal ski resorts, freeskiing provides a challenge […]

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3 Tips That’ll Save Your Family Ski Trip

Many skiers moving through transitions in phases of life experience an inevitable dilemma; family ski vacation – to bring the kids skiing or to leave them at home and shred the slopes child-free? Skiers who grew up learning how to carve the mountain understand the value of learning at a young age, but these long-time […]

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Here Are The Best Season Pass Deals for 2017-2018

If you’re even an occasional skier or snowboarder, you really should consider investing in a season pass. Though they may seem pricey at first, season passes are one of the best ways to save money on winter sports. Mountains and resorts have banded together to offer huge discounts on lift tickets if you’re willing to […]

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Three Top Ski Boots to Try This Season

When you really get into skiing, improve your skill, and start to hit the slopes more often, you need to take a look at your equipment. When you first start out, all you care about is staying up and getting down the slope without any incidents, but as you get better you want better equipment, […]

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The Benefits of Cross-Country Skiing

If you’ve never been cross-country skiing, you should try it. It certainly doesn’t have the thrill factor that comes with downhill skiing, but there are several other aspects that set it apart from any other sport. It’s a great hobby and there are a few things that you might enjoy about cross-country skiing. No lines, no […]

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How To Save Money on Ski and Snowboard Rentals

You’ve impatiently waited for winter to start. Your ambition is to spend as many weekends on the slopes as possible this season. What you don’t have is your own gear. For anyone who has just moved to a mountainous area, or decided to take up winter sports, the prospect of investing in a full setup […]

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How to Improve Your Snowboarding Technique

So you’ve learned the basic snowboarding skills, enough so that you blend in with the other knuckle draggers on the hill. Don’t stop there. Snowboarding coaches often say that when your riding technique plateaus you should stick with a plan that will help you push yourself further. So instead of settling, use these tips and you’ll […]

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The Epic Pass Adds Access to Four European Countries

The Epic Pass from Vail Resorts has always been one of the best lift ticket values in the United States. If you’re not familiar with it, the benefits are many. This year’s Epic Pass offers unlimited access to all of these resorts: Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and A-Basin in Colorado, Park City in Utah, […]

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