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  1. 4th of July Festivities in Northern Michigan

    July 1st, 2016

    Celebrating Independence Day in Petoskey, Boyne City, Harbor Springs, Traverse City, and More Fireworks, fresh water, million-dollar sunsets, sparklers, and campfires are just a few of the things that make the 4th of July in northern Michigan so special. It’s a time for family, fun, and relaxation all while surrounded by gorgeous scenery. Hotel Walloon […]


  2. The Talcott

    June 22nd, 2016

    For Immediate Release 6/22/2016 By Lauren Butwell, Marketing Manager and Allison Bond, Marketing Assistant 231.497.2013 Hotel Walloon presents, The Talcott, Northern Michigan’s newest event venue. The 3,000 square foot space features 12’ tall beautiful lattice ceilings that give the building a “barn-like” feel with elegant finishings like sweepings blinds, custom built portable bars, and a […]


  3. Summer Newsletter

    June 16th, 2016

    Summer Newsletter from the General Manager We celebrated our one-year anniversary in May and have so many people to thank for our successful first year. I would like take this time to personally say “Thank You”. Spring was a little slow in arriving to Northern Michigan (let’s not think about it). Now that the boat […]


  4. Boat In Movies in the Park

    May 18th, 2016

    Boat in Movies in the Park will be happening this summer in the Village Green Park next to Barrel Back! Movies will start 20 minutes after sunset and can be watched from the park’s lawn or from your boat! Tune in on your boat radio to listen to the sound. For more information, call (231) […]


  5. Ernest Hemingway Weekend Planned on Michigan Lake

    April 14th, 2016

    NOTE: This is a reprint of a Mlive.com article published on April 6, 2016. WALLOON LAKE, MI — Childhood summers spent fishing and swimming in a pristine Northern Michigan lake would later imbue Ernest Hemingway’s “The Last Good Country.” The newly opened Hotel Walloon is borrowing that reference for the name of an upcoming weekend […]


  6. Spring Newsletter

    March 10th, 2016

    Spring Newsletter from the General Manager Living in Michigan we all understand winter and most of us love it (that’s why we live here).  But when winter is at its end and warmer weather is right around the corner we now have a new love and it’s called Spring. The Short Story of How Walloon […]


  7. Hemingway Event

    March 4th, 2016

    NOTE: This is a reprint of a New York Times Travel Section article published on March 4, 2016. IN MICHIGAN, A HEMINGWAY CELEBRATION The 32-room Hotel Walloon, on Walloon Lake in northern Michigan where Ernest Hemingway spent many boyhood summers, is offering a three-day special event in tribute to the writer. Called “The Last Good Country,” […]


  8. The Last Good Country: Walloon Lake, an Ernest Hemingway Occasion

    January 8th, 2016

    Photo Courtesy of JFK.


  9. Season’s Greetings from Hotel Walloon!

    December 5th, 2015

    View Online Vintage Elegance, Northern Atmosphere, Unlimited Adventure SEASON’S GREETINGS! Ninetieth Century author John Ruskin once said “Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.” Although it is safe to say that as an Englishman, […]


  10. How one developer singlehandedly saved the village of Walloon Lake

    August 14th, 2015

    NOTE: This is a reprint of an MLIVE article published on July 6, 2015.   WALLOON LAKE, MI — Just a few years ago, the outlook was bleak for the once-bustling northern Michigan resort community of Walloon Lake. The recession, years of neglect, a court battle over the village lakefront and a private stranglehold on […]


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