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Discover St. Ignaces Hidden Treasures With The 26th Annual Top of the Lake Snow & Ride

posted by: Best Western Harbour Pointe Lakefront on: June 14, 2018 5:39:04 PM

It’s still snowing in St. Ignace, so why not enjoy some snow fun while visiting this winter? St. Ignace is full of beautiful treasures to discover and Top of the Lake Snowmobile Museum (that’s right, we have a snowmobile museum) wants to take you there! This unique experience brings together the community of St. Ignace and visitors for some adventure and fun - all in a snowmobile.
Three Day Event = Three Different Unforgettable Experiences:
This is a three day event will feature different itineraries each day. Depending on what time you arrive at you can experience one or them all!
On Friday, Feb 16th, a breakfast will be hosted at 7:30 am at the Naubinway Pavilion. From there a snowmobile ride, leaving at 11:00 am, will take you 13 miles to Cranberry Lodge where you can socialize with the community and enjoy some hot beverages and snacks. Finishing up day one of the event will include a shorter snowmobile ride, leaving at 6:30 pm.
Saturday, Feb 17th, will include an early display of Top of the Lake Snowmobile Museums’ ultimate antiques including the 1968 Ski-Doo Olympique. Locals are encouraged to bring their machines too and a best prize will be awarded for “Favorite Featured Sled”. Thereafter, a banquet put on by Engadine/Garfield Town Hall will commence at 4:30 pm, which features an auction and raffle give away. You can pre-purchase raffle tickets on the Top of the Lake Snowmobile Museum website
Last but not least, Sunday, Feb 18th, will feature a ride up to Ice Bridge to Mackinac Island (Ice levels permitting) which begins at Noon.
Location, Raffle Tickets & More
The 26th Annual Top of the Lake Snow & Ride will begin in the Naubinway Pavilion which is less than an hour from us at Best Western Harbour Pointe. This is not only a fun event to attend but it proceeds raised will be put back into the community through the “Top of the Lake Museum Building Fund”. This event is a great way for you and your loved ones some fun in the snow before it melts away. Book with us at Best Western Harbour Pointe and enjoy a complimentary whirlpool spa to warm you back up!