Discover 18 Midwest Winter Adventures
Jingle all the way
They used to write songs about moments like this. A wool blanket across your lap. Horses pulling your sleigh through the snow. Elk quietly emerging from the forest, nostrils steaming. Even Bing Crosby and a full orchestra would have a hard time summing up the magical beauty of Thunder Bay Resort's elk sleigh ride near Hillman in northeastern Michigan. Thunder Bay Resort
On the ride, guests learn the history of Thunder Bay's private preserve. The horses draw up in front of the majestic Elk Antler Log Cabin, and visitors head inside for crown roast of pork and pan-roasted redskin potatoes served on linen-draped tables near the fireplace.