Enjoy a refreshing beverage while overlooking Little Traverse Bay from Stafford’s Pier restaurant.Travel + Leisure recently released its list of America’s Most Romantic Towns – among them, beautiful Harbor Springs. The publication sites great parks and picnic spots along with the Tunnel of Trees leading up to Cross Village as reasons for the honor.  Travel + Leisure also touted lodging at The Bartley House, which is part of the Boyne Resorts family at Boyne Highlands.

Enjoy kayaking in Harbor Springs. Bring your own or rent kayaks when you arrive.A couple more ideas : Harbor Springs Vineyards and Winery is perfect for couples seeking samplings of delicious wines (a jug of wine, a loaf of bread and thou?) Want to get away from the rest of the world with that someone special?  Head to Thorne Swift Nature Preserve for a peaceful walk in the woods that will lead you to a private and pristine beach area. How about renting a two-person kayak from The Outfitter and gliding together across Little Traverse Bay.  Play a round of golf on courses with incredible vistas. Hold hands while taking a scenic chairlift ride. Enjoy a cocktail or meal overlooking crystal blue waters.

Why not plan your romantic getaway to Harbor Springs? With a wide variety of things to do and places to stay, how can you go wrong?