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Established in 1956, Crystal Mountain is a family-owned, four-season resort destination located 28 miles southwest of Traverse City and just a short drive from Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, voted ‘Most Beautiful Place in America’ by Good Morning America. Named by Conde Nast Traveler and Parents magazine as one of the premier family destinations in North America, the resort features some of the Midwest’s finest accommodations from the Cottages at Water’s Edge and Bungalows at Crystal Glen to the MountainTop townhomes as well as the contemporary design of the $11 million addition to the Inn at the Mountain - New in 2018. This pedestrian-friendly mountain community features dining, shopping, the award-winning Crystal Spa, Michigan Legacy Art Park, weddings and an IACC-approved conference center year-round. During the winter months, guests downhill ski 58 trails, learn and improve in Snowsports School and glide along more than 25km of cross-country trails along with fat tire cycling, snowshoeing Art Park, surrey rides and other activities. Spring and summer welcomes guests with 36 holes of championship golf, one of Golf magazine’s Top 25 Golf Schools in America, Michigan’s only alpine slide, the Park at Water’s Edge, mountain biking, chairlift rides, excursions to Sleeping Bear and other area attractions. Fodor’s named Crystal among the 15 Best Resorts for Fall Getaways in the United States for its breathtaking fall colors. Whatever the season, Crystal Mountain serves as an exceptional stage in which to experience all that northern Michigan has to offer.