Couple’s Retreat at Treetops

As the season starts to shift from long, ninety-degree days to a softer breeze with the hint of leaves turning, we often think about enjoying every last second of warmth that summer offers us. What better way to enjoy the great outdoors than a couple’s retreat to Treetops Resort in Gaylord, Michigan? You don’t have to pick and choose between your favorite activities, you can have it all: nature, golfing, resort amenities, several eateries to choose from and even an on-site spa!

Explore the Resort

Treetops Resort has something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for a packed day of activities or enjoy a more “go with the flow” approach, you will not be disappointed at Treetops!


couple's retreat vacation

Golfing is the most popular activity at Treetops, and with five courses to choose from, you have options!

Book a tee time at one of the famous courses at Treetops. If you’re looking for an all-age course to get started or learn on, check out Smith Tradition. If you want more of a challenge try Smith Threetops, Fazio Premier or the Smith Signature courses. And if you’re wanting to flex those skills, give the Robert Trent Jones Sr. Masterpiece a go! Golf lessons are available with Treetops Resort golf pros if you’d like to learn together on your special getaway.

Bike Trails & Wildlife

With acres and acres of natural Northern Michigan beauty, a bicycle ride through the landscape is the perfect way to spend an afternoon together. Stop at the Treetops Jones Tavern or the Treetops Resort North Tavern Grab a few sandwiches on-the-go to enjoy a picnic-style lunch when you reach the perfect scenic spot. While you’re taking in the sights, you might even see deer, turkeys, and other wildlife that live at Treetops.

Amenities & Events

If you want to start your retreat close to your lodging, several options are available to enjoy throughout the resort. Treetops proudly offers heated pools, a fitness center, tennis courts, volleyball courts, and an indoor golf simulator! Check the events schedule often — live music, charity tournaments, special dinners, and more are always on the horizon.

Beyond Treetops

Treetops provides the perfect basecamp to visit beyond the resort. A scenic drive north will bring you to the Mackinac Bridge. Often referred to as “Mighty Mac,” the suspension bridge is a landmark for all who travel here. Mackinac Island is also a great option for a daytrip from Treetops. If you’d prefer to stay a little closer, a short half-hour drive to Lake Charlevoix is absolutely breathtaking. Crystal-clear turquoise waters, calm shores and a stunning landscape make this a romantic location to visit during your stay.


A couple’s retreat wouldn’t be complete without a spa day. Deep tissue, hot stone, and sport massages are incredible ways to unwind with your significant other. Feel refreshed with a facial treatment, scalp massage, and even add a mani/pedi to the relaxing time spent at Treetops Spa.

An added benefit to staying at Treetops Resort for a weekday or weekend getaway is a personalized package that can include any of the many services the spa offers:

  • Massages
  • Facials
  • Body treatments
  • Nails
  • Hair services

Restaurants & Bars

Delicious food and classic cocktails are a must for a couple’s retreat. Treetops Resort excels at both requirements by having a large selection of restaurants and bars to choose from during your stay!

Bar 81

Bar 81 is one of the resort favorites earning it the title of “Northern Michigan’s Trendiest Hotel Lobby Bar” — and it does not disappoint! Start the day off with breakfast, featuring coffee, croissant sandwiches, oatmeal, and French toast. As you make your way back at the end of the day, enjoy upscale appetizers, small entrees, and a hearty drink. Unique twists on classic cocktails are a staple at Bar 81.

Sports Bar

Enjoy a full bar of craft beers, brick oven pizza, and contemporary pub far at the Sports Bar. Find your favorite comfort food like Buffalo mac ‘n cheese, burgers, wings, and loaded fries while you reminisce about the day’s highlights and adventures.

Legends on the Hill

Beautiful resort views are made even better with a talented Executive Chef at the helm of the Legends restaurant. Elevate your experience with small plate starters, gourmet pastas, and entrees made to perfection. Top the evening off with wine, champagne, or a cocktail to celebrate your weekend together!

North Tavern & Jones Tavern

If you’re on-the-go with your planned activities and need a refreshment, the North Tavern and Jones Tavern are the perfect stops. The North Tavern features BBQ-style golf eats, salads, appetizers, and grab n’ go coolers. Likewise the Jones Taven has a similar selection with upscale sandwiches, salads, bratwurst, and cold beer. While you’re in the taverns, check out the Treetops Pro Shops for some branded merch!

Treetops Resort not only offers a beautiful landscape to enjoy and explore, it also promises a relaxing and memorable experience. Call today to book the romantic getaway of your dreams!