Applesauce Inn is nestled between the two main entrances of Shanty Creek Ski Resort. Boyne Mountain is a mere 25 minutes or so North, while Boyne Highlands and Nub's Nob are just 45 minutes away.
Here is the link to the Michigan Ski Blog~chocked full of ski cams and info about all the slopes!
Whether you enjoy downhill, cross-country, snowshoeing, sleigh rides or snowboarding, you'll find it just minutes from our front door. Enjoy your day in the snow, and come back to yummy fresh baked cookies, hot chocolate or cider by your fireplace! You can also enjoy a wonderful warm bubble bath in either the Sonora Room or the 1916 Vintage Clawfoot tub in the Carmel Room shared bath. A wonderful selection of bubble baths are provided. Don't forget to add an in-room massage to make your getaway complete....see our "Add-on" tab for all the details.
With 49 runs on 2 Mountains and a 450-ft. vertical drop that caters to the skills of novices, intermediates and experts alike, our local Northern Michigan ski resort has earned the respect of skiers, boarders and tubers and a “Best Downhill Terrain In The Midwest” nod from OnTheSnow.com in 2008.
Experience Northern Michigan skiing and snowboarding on 2 ski mountains with a 450-foot vertical drop or Ride Shanty Creek Resorts’ 3 parks and newly expanded halfpipe. For tons of laughs without all the work, try the newly expanded tubing park. Those who enjoy a slower pace close to nature can cross-country ski or snowshoe through majestic pines and snow-covered fields or enjoy a jingling sleigh ride through this beautiful winter wonderland. About 5 minutes from the Inn.
BOYNE offers a wide variety of snowsports for fun with your family and friends. Cruise down the slopes as you enjoy the finest in Michigan downhill skiing, snowboarding, and tubing. Go ice skating with the kids, or improve your racing technique with our race team experts. Enjoy a romantic horse drawn wagon ride, dog sled rides direct from the Iditarod, or take to the trails on snowmobiles. Looking for a waterpark....Boyne has it!
At BOYNE there are enough activities to keep everyone busy and happy all winter long. Boyne Mountain is half an hour, and Boyne Highlands is about 45 minutes from the Inn.
First opened in 1958, Nub’s Nob offers 53 ski slopes and trails on 3 separate peaks, friendly staff, fresh homemade food and the most highly decorated snow making and snow grooming crew in the Midwest.
The only Midwestern ski area to be ranked among North America's biggest and best ski resorts ever. Ski Nub’s Nob for the "Midwest’s Best Snow". About 45 minutes from the Inn.