WTKA Up North Getaway

WTKA Up North Getaway


Welcome, WTKA listeners! In partnership with WTKA, Grand Traverse Resort and Spa is excited to offer the Up North Getaway—a one-night getaway to beautiful Northern Michigan on a date of your choosing this winter or spring.

How to Enter

• Take a look at the list of Resort events below OR pick out your special day*, whether that’s an anniversary, birthday, or something else fun to celebrate!
• Email [email protected] to tell us why you want to visit Grand Traverse Resort and Spa. 

How to Win

On Monday, January 14, tune in to the Michigan Insider around 8:00 a.m. EST when Sam and Ira choose one lucky winner!


Upcoming Events**

Let Grand Traverse Resort and Spa be your home base as you explore Traverse City’s amazing food, drink, and art scene, or as you participate in an exciting sporting event! You can also send Sam and Ira a request for a date that isn’t on this list or is special to you.

January 19, 2019: Taste of India Dinner at Aerie Restaurant & Lounge
• On-property event

January 26, 2019: 11th Anniversary Party at Right Brain Brewery
• Local event

February 9 – 10, 2019: North American Vasa Festival of Races
• Local event

February 14, 2019: Valentine’s Day
• On-property event

February 23, 2019: Regina Carter at City Opera House
• Local event

February 24 – 28, 2019: Traverse City Restaurant Week
• Local event

March 2, 2019: 13th Annual Suds & Snow
• Local event

March 9, 2019: RUNA at City Opera House
• Local event

March 16, 2019: Leapin’ Leprechaun 5K
• Local event

March 21 – 31, 2019: Spring Break
• On-property event

April 21, 2019: Easter Sunday
• On-property event

April 26 – 28, 2019: Chateau Chantal Pinot Fête
• Local event

May 4, 2019: 10th Annual Mud Sweat & Beers Fat Tire Fest
• Local event

May 4, 2019: Paul Reiser at City Opera House
• Local event

May 18, 2019: Wineries of Old Mission Peninsula Blossom Day
• Local event


Email your entry


*Subject to availability from January 16, 2019, through May 23, 2019. Winner receives a one-night stay.

**The Up North Getaway one-night stay cannot be combined with an existing Resort package (e.g. VIP Wine and Spa Weekend). It can be added on at the beginning or end of a package stay (subject to availability).


Upcoming Events

October 5
Big Hole Golf Tournament

October 21
Tuff Enuff Golf Tournament

Slingshot and Summer Fun Rentals

Fall Spa Deals

June 26 Through September 26
Dave Pelz Golf School

December 31
New Year's Eve

NovaLash September Special

Locals Appreciation Month

September 27-29, 2019
SOLD OUT - Bowers Harbor VIP Wine and Spa Weekend

Wednesdays 4:00-6:00pm
Happy Hour at Spa Grand Traverse

November 9
The Great Beerd Run

Souvenir Shopping Tips


Barefoot Magazine

  • Destination Relaxation

    For five years, Spa Grand Traverse Director Dawn Olsen thought about the changes she wanted to make to the resort’s 7,000-square-foot spa and salon.

  • New Look for Iconic Governors' Hall

    Premier gathering space undergoes $1.5 million renovation

  • Reuniting at the Resort

    “It’s a beautiful place to reconnect and build close ties to those we love in one of the most spectacular places in Michigan.”
    —Lori, Leaver family reunion

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