White Swan Inn

What could easier than calling the White Swan Inn B&B and having details worked out regarding your travel plans? Want to play golf, tour a lighthouse, enjoy a scenic cruise on White Lake, spend the day biking, or some other fun activity? Here are great packages combining lodging at the White Swan Inn B&B, food and fun!

2019 White Lake Area Events

  • Blues Festival – May 8
  • White Lake Staged Bike Races – May 17-19
  • Howmet Playhouse Summer Theater – July 11-August 24 (Thurs-Sat)
  • 2019 West Michigan B&B Cookie Tour – December 6-7 and 13-14

Scenic Cruises

Third Swan Charters

Third Swan Charters

Starting at $75 per person – Now taking reservations for relaxing scenic cruises aboard Third Swan.  Enjoy sunset cruises, historic White Lake water tours, extraordinary views of Lake Michigan dunes and shoreline from the deck of our 40′ motor yacht.  All charters/cruises conducted by USCG licensed Captain Ron Russell.  Third Swan is an inspected and certified vessel, approved for charter by the State of Michigan DNR.  Private wedding and elopement cruises, as well as business meetings available, call for rates and details.  Charters for 2-6 passengers.

Romance to Go

$55 plus room costs – Romantic picnic basket filled with delicious nibbles and beverage for two. Enjoy wherever! Especially nice if you are arriving late at the White Swan Inn and have not had time for dinner. (48 hour notice)

Total Relaxation

$275 plus room costs – When life has been extremely hectic or as a special reward to yourself, visits the White Swan Inn for a chance to really unwind. This package includes a one hour massage for two with certified massage therapist, gift bag filled with White Swan Inn goodies, beverage and cheese tray, plus dinner certificate at one of our favorite local restaurants. This package must be arranged in advance for massage scheduling purposes.

A Night at the Theater

Howmet Playhouse logo

Howmet Playhouse

$185 plus room costs – 2018 saw big changes at the Howmet Playhouse. Major renovations are underway with exciting updates to the 100+ year grand old lady.  While it was disappointing to not have everything in place for summer 2018 theater, the change to a year ’round venue is exciting! Throughout the year, the historic Howmet Playhouse will be the perfect setting for professional summer theater, a unique variety of blues, folk, jazz and other music genre selections, plus an assortment of additional stage productions. The 2019 package includes 2 seats for a summer theater production, a dinner certificate at one of our favorite restaurants,  a gift bag filled with White Swan Inn goodies and a beverage/cheese tray at check-in. Limited availability. Contact me for available dates and productions.

Castles on the Coast

Little Sable Lighthouse, 4/4

Little Sable Lighthouse

$115 plus room costs – Beacons of light, guiding mariners throughout the ages. Tour a lighthouse with this package. Great photo ops from the top of the light! Package includes admission vouchers to White River Light Station and Museum, map to view other lighthouses in the area, picnic basket brimming with delicious nibbles and beverages to enjoy at the beach, plus a dinner certificate at one of our favorite local restaurants. This package is available May 25 – Oct 30, 2019.

Canoe the River

$70 plus room costs – Get outdoors and enjoy nature on the pristine White River at Happy Mohawk Canoe Livery in the Manistee National Forest. Package includes 1-1/2 to 4 hour canoe trip on the White River, take-along box lunches with beverages and, later enjoy ice cream cones from Pekadills while you take a relaxing stroll in the evening. Package available late spring through September 30, 2019.

Pedal the Trail

$40 plus room costs – Just a block down the hill from the White Swan Inn is the White Lake Pathway. Travel through Whitehall on delightful winding, paved bike/pedestrian path that connects with the paved 22-mile Hart-Montague Bike Trail. This package includes food certificate for frosty root beer and Coney dogs at the Dog and Suds (old-fashioned curbside dining) on the river in Montague, tour of Country Dairy (located alongside the bike trail) and ice cream cones from Country Dairy’s cafe’. Bike rentals are available for an extra fee from WaterDog Outfitters in Montague. This package is available May through October 2019.

Tee Time Golf

$210 plus room costs – If golf is what you are looking for, this is a great package, 18 holes golf with a cart for 2 at Old Channel Trail Golf Course (overlooking Lake Michigan) gift bag filled with White Swan Inn goodies, beverage and cheese tray, plus a dinner certificate at Old Channel Inn (the perch is the best around.) Package is available May through October 2019.

Winery Tour

$115 plus room costs – Yes, there are wineries in the Lake Michigan central coast area. Oceana Winery , The Fox Barn and Winery, Jomagrha Vineyards and Winery offer tours and tasting. Spend a relaxing afternoon on the back roads of Oceana County on a mini-tour. Then head back for a delicious dinner at one of our favorite local restaurants. Package includes tour map, dinner certificate plus a gift bag filled with White Swan Inn goodies. Package available mid-summer through fall 2019.

2019 West Michigan B&B Cookie Tour

It is not too soon to plan for a true holiday treat. The tour was so much fun in 2018 that we want to make sure that you don’t miss out on this year’s magical experience. White Swan Inn will be the start of a delightful holiday tour for 2 special weekends in December. Celebrate the season with a visit to nine beautifully decorated B&B inns from Whitehall, to Pentwater, Ludington and north to Bear Lake.  December 6-7 and December 13-14; Fridays 6-9 pm and Saturdays 1-6 pm. Call to secure your ticket and reservation for a delicious weekend getaway.

Red Velvet Cookies at White Swan Inn

Red Velvet Cookies

Tickets  include:

  • Four holiday cookies from each participating inn
  • Full-color recipe cards for each of the cookies featured on the tour
  • One locally-crafted keepsake ornament
  • Special coupons/exclusive offers to downtown area businesses
  • Beautifully decorated B&B tours
  • Local artisans and crafters at several of the B&B locations
  • Enter to win a $250 gift certificate towards a future stay at one of the participating B&B’s

Package rules: Subject to room availability. Credit card payment for full package amount due at time of booking and is non-refundable.