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  1. The Young Man & The Lake

    July 15th, 2021

    By: Jeanne Ambrose | Country Living Magazine I’m no Ernest Hemingway, but I admit to falling in love with the northern Michigan stomping—and fishing—grounds that inspired him to write so many stories. Born in Oak Park, Illinois, Hemingway spent his first 21 summers at Walloon Lake just south of Petoskey. This was where his father […]

  2. Hotel Walloon Shares What Makes Small Meetings Successful

    March 18th, 2021

    By MYNORTH CUSTOM STUDIOS FOR HOTEL WALLOON AND CARA MCDONALD on March 16, 2021Tagged Travel Ideas, Vacation, Work Here, Charlevoix County, Walloon Lake Boutique properties like Hotel Walloon are at the epicenter of the trend for smaller, more personalized corporate meetings. Here’s their recipe for creating the perfect retreat experience in Northern Michigan. With the current uncertainty caused by the pandemic, our past expectations about […]

  3. Walloon Village General Store History, All In The Family

    December 16th, 2020

    By: Alyssa Rammacher, Walloon Lake Villager, June 1999 Changes at the General Store are making a difference Linda and Calvin Penfold, the owners of the Walloon Village General Store & Deli, have taken their customer’s needs into consideration and made improvements over the last year that have increased their business. “We have generated some local […]

  4. MICRO, The Next Big Thing

    September 17th, 2020

    Meetings, Weddings and Vacations | What You Need to Know People today are figuring out a new way to plan, celebrate and travel.  Travel trends have shifted to local, experience-based, and adventures within natural habitats or national parks.  Although travel has been paused for many, Hotel Walloon has certainly peeked interest for many guests looking […]

  5. Celebrating 5 Years of Hotel Walloon

    May 15th, 2020

    Hotel Walloon celebrated the Grand Opening in 2015. This was the first time a Hotel had opened their doors in the Walloon Lake Village in 90 years and memorable moment for those who had the pleasure of experiencing Walloon Lake during their childhood. Emily Emmott, General Manager of Hotel Walloon, joined the team before our […]

  6. Multigenerational Vacation on Walloon Lake

    April 10th, 2020

    Planning a trip with parents, kids, grand kids and assorted family members can be an enriching collection of valued experiences. Each generation has the desire for authentic, unique travel experiences; experiences and accommodations that help create lasting memories and foster closer bonds for years to come.  Selecting a location where multiple generations of your family […]

  7. Spring Bucket List

    February 26th, 2019

    It may not be summer quite yet but soon you’ll find that spring in Northern Michigan brings its own great activities that will build lifelong memories. Here is everything we hope to try in the next few months! Hunt for Morels and Visit the Morel Festival in Boyne City May 16th-19th Spring Steelhead Fishing Visit […]

  8. The Walloon Lake Inn Presents: A Cooking Experience

    January 12th, 2019

    Paired with a luxurious stay at Hotel Walloon you can immerse yourself in the art of fine dining by preparing your own courses at Walloon Lake Inn. Enhanced by one-on-one training and a shopping excursion, you will complete your weekend having developed new skill sets and amazing memories to last a lifetime. Schedule Friday, May […]

  9. In-Room Gifts

    December 22nd, 2018

    Whatever reason brings you to Hotel Walloon (a honeymoon, anniversary, birthday, ski trip, or even just a picturesque getaway) we are here to help make every moment memorable. If you’re looking to surprise your loved one, there’s no better way than walking into a room filled with a beautiful floral arrangement, a rose petal turn […]

  10. Our New Year’s Resolutions

    December 19th, 2018

    Whatever your New Year’s resolution we are happy to help with achieve it. Whether it is to travel more, try new food, become healthier, or even to slow down and relax we have exactly what you need. Here are some of our resolutions and our plan to accomplish them. Slow down and enjoy life When […]

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