Rekindle childhood memories of marshmallow roasts, canoe trips and days spent relaxing in the sun along a powdery beach when you stay at the Michillinda Lodge. In addition to comfortable accommodations, we offer an array of amenities and activities to choose from. Test your putting skills with a game of mini golf or play basketball, tennis and other sports just outside the lodge. Take a stroll along the beach and then explore the historic White River Light Station - just one of the many historic sites located nearby. Craving an adrenaline rush? Visit the thrilling amusement park Michigan's Adventure, which features one of the best wooden roller coasters on the planet.
Exchange vows with one of Michigan's most stunning landscapes as the backdrop when you host your wedding at the Michillinda Lodge. Dazzle your guests with a reception held inside our charming dining room or beneath elegant white tents set up on the lawn. We also offer functional meeting centers perfect for staff retreats, family reunions or other special events.
Gaze at tranquil views of Michigan Lake as you dine on enticing home-cooked meals in our restaurant. The Surfroom, located off our main dining room, provides the perfect spot to sip wine and admire tranquil scenery while the outdoor deck is ideal for enjoying sumptuous dishes beneath the warm Michigan sun.
Some of the exciting activities and amenities available at the Michillinda Lodge include:
- Heated outdoor swimming pool
- Two tennis courts
- mini golf
- shuffleboard courts
- basketball and volleyball courts
- Sandy Lake Michigan Beach
With five state parks, a world-class amusement park and various historical sites nearby, guests of Michillinda Lodge have access to countless attractions within minutes of our location.
White River Lighthouse Station Museum 3 minutes
6199 Murray Rd, Whitehall, MI 231-894-8265
Plan a visit to the museum and climb the spiral staircase to the top of the light house tower, browse the many 19th and early 20th century photographs and examine our collection nautical artifacts, look out across Lake Michigan as the light house Keeper did a century ago
Michigan’s Adventure 5 minutes
4750 Whitehall Rd, Muskegon, MI 49445 231-766-3377
Michigan’s Adventure offers fun for all ages in both their dry and wet adventure parks. Owned and operated by Cedar Fair Parks, the owners of Cedar Point.
World’s Largest Weathervane 10 minutes
8718 Water Street, Montague, MI 49437 231-893-1155
Standing on the corner of Dowling and Water Street, the hand forged aluminum weather-vane is 48 feet high, 14 feet long, and weighs 4,300 pounds.
Montague City Museum 10 minutes
Church & Mead St., Montague, MI 49437 231-894-6813
This gem of a place hidden beneath the facade of a worn old church building is tucked away Montague, which boasts a rich history of Michigan industry.
The Great Lakes Naval Memorial and Museum 20 minutes
560 Mart St., Muskegon, MI 49445 231-894-8265
Commissioned just a few days after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Silversides completed 14 combat war patrols in the Pacific Theater of Operations during World War II.
Big Sable Point Lighthouse 40 minutes
Lakeshore Dr., P.O. Box 672, Ludington, MI 49431 231-845-7343
The Big Sable Point Lighthouse is one of the few Michigan lights with a tower reaching 100 feet Completed in 1867 Big Sable's tower measured 112 feet high.
GetAway Charters 8 minutes
Captain Dan: (231) 730-2991
Captain Isaac:(231) 730-0421
Howmet Theater 7 minutes
304 South Mears, Whitehall, MI (231) 894-1966
The playhouse is a City of Whitehall project, located two blocks off the main street of a traditional downtown in Whitehall, Michigan. Our ninety-four year old theatre has been presenting fine arts and entertainment to the greater West Michigan area since 1916.
Hart-Montague Bicycle Trail 10 minutes
Business 31 – Water Street, Montague, MI 49437 (231) 894-4585
The Hart-Montague Trail State Park is a paved, 22-mile trail passing through rural, forested lands. Scenic overlooks and picnic areas are located along the route
White Lake Community Music Shell 10 minutes
Launch Ramp Road, Montague, MI (231) 893-4585
On the shores of White Lake. Enjoy free concerts every Tuesday; June-August at 7:30pm. Featuring jazz, folk, country, swing and international groups. An Arts Council of White Lake project.
Port City Princess Cruises 20 minutes
1133 W. Western Ave, Muskegon, MI 49441 1-800-853-6311
The Port City Princess is the only ship that tours Muskegon Lake and Lake Michigan and offers themed cruises, dinner cruises and special events.
Frauenthal Center for the Performing Arts 20 minutes
425 W. Western Ave., Suite 200, Muskegon, MI (231) 722-9750
This Center is comprised of two theaters, a visual arts gallery and reception space, four meeting rooms and two rehearsal halls along with support spaces. It offers a schedule of plays, symphony concerts, musicals, and theatrical performances.
Craig’s Cruisers 30 minutes
1551 E. Pontaluna Rd, Norton Shores, MI (23) 798-2400
Go-Karts, Sprint Karts, Kiddie Karts, Mini-Golf Island, Bumper Boats, NEW Pizza Restaurant, Batting Cages, Large Game Room, and private outdoor picnic area.
Mac Wood’s Dune Rides 40 minutes
629 N. 18th Ave, Mears, MI 49436 (231) 873-2817
Since 1930, Mac Woods has provided guests with a safe, fun-filled 7 mile Lake Michigan dune ridge lasting about 40 minutes.
Public Golf Courses
White Lake Golf Course 3 minutes
6777 South Shore Dr, Whitehall, MI 49461
* Ask front desk for tee times
Bent Pine Golf Course (18 Holes) 5 minutes
2480 Duck Lake Rd, Whitehall, MI 49461 (231) 766-2045
Hickory Knoll Golf Course (36 Holes) 10 minutes
3065 W. Alice St, Whitehall, MI 49461 (231) 894-5535
Old Channel Trail Golf Course (27 Holes) 17 minutes
8325 Old Channel Trail, Montague, MI 49437 (231) 894-5076
Beaches and Parks
Duck Lake State Park 1 minute
3560 Memorial Drive, North Muskegon, MI 49445 (231) 744-3480
Goodrich Park 7 minutes
100 N. Lake Street, Whitehall, MI 49461
Montague Township Park 12 minutes
Whitbeck Road and Hanson Street, Montague, MI 49437 (231) 894-4414
Meinert County Park 20 minutes
Montague at the end of Meinert Road (231) 894-4881
Pioneer Park 25 minutes
1563 N. Scenic Drive, North Muskegon, MI 49445 (23) 744-3580
Downtown Whitehall Shops 8 minutes
The Lakes Mall 20 minutes
East of US 31 on Sternberg Road, Norton Shores, MI 49441 231-798-7154