We're in the 2012 edition of "Michigan Travel Ideas" Magazine!
February 2012: The State of Michigan's official magazine promoting "Michigan Travel Ideas" was just published and the Grand Victorian received some fantastic coverage! Click on the picture to the left to view part of the article.
The magazine will be distributed all year long in visitors centers as well as online ordering and viewing. Pages 43, 46 and 47 have Bellaire and the Grand Victorian highlighted as "Small Town Secrets".
If you view the magazine online, it provides a "play" button on the cover. Click it to watch a compelling Pure Michigan promotional video.
We are so proud to be a part of Michigan and able to promote northern Michigan as THE place to play and stay!
February 2011: The current issue of Old House Journal has published a wonderful guide to the stewardship of maintaining an old house. You can find the guide on magazine shelves at Barnes&Noble and Borders through Feb 11, 2011.
But don't miss page 81. You will recognize the rear parlour of our Grand Victorian! Click on the photo to see the page highlighting delightful Queen Anne Interiors - in this case the elaborate spindlework and wallpaper found in the Grand Victorian :o)
November 2010: Highlighted one of three recommended northern Michigan places for an early winter retreat - Traverse Magazine November 2010
October 2010: Mentioned in several syndicated newspapers as the place to stay while visiting 'Serene, historic Bellaire'! - Saginaw News, Flint Journal, Grand Rapids Press.
Fall 2009:Romantic Country Magazine identifies the Grand Victorian as a Top 5 Romantic Getaway for Fall / Winter 2009! Click on image to view article.
December 2007: Detroit News "Great Escapes"leisure travel highlights several fantastic northern Michigan getaway destinations with the famous Grand Victorian architecture prominently displayed in the article. Click image to view article.
November 2007: Traverse Record-Eagle recognizes the Grand Victorian as a "Regal Victorian Lady of Christmas". Click image to read the entire article.
August 2006: Chosen as pictured icon for a major Kraft Foods promotion for Post Selects® "Bed and Breakfast Getaway Sweepstakes". Over 4000 Inns are participating in this promotion with the Grand Victorian pictured on millions of cereal boxes.
2006: Recognized by the nationally acclaimed American Historic Inns as one of the Nation's Top 10 Romantic Inns! This prestigious award is only given to Inns that consistently demonstrate first class service accommodation for special occasions.
February 2006: Pictured in over 30 million Sunday newspaper inserts for a "Get Away with Your Better Half" sweepstakes. (Click on the thumbnail to the left and notice the Grand Victorian strategically positioned behind the adoring couple!)
February 2005: Pictured in 32 million Sunday newspaper inserts nationwide as the chosen icon for Pepperidge Farms / Land O Lakes B&B Getaway Sweepstakes promoting their breakfast products.
2004, 2005: Selected by guests two years running as the "Best B&B to Visit Again & Again" - Arrington's B&B Journal's Book of Lists.
Sept. 2004: Recognized by travelers for "Stellar B&B Breakfasts" - Traverse Magazine.
1997: Pictured on over 12 million Nabisco food products during a B&B promotion with the American Historic Inns Inc.
1997: Painted by famed James Wallace Baker, the Inn's picture was selected for the slip cover and the month of July on Lang Graphic's annual 'Front Porch' Calendar!
1995: The Grand Victorian finds itself on numerous travel magazines such as Traverse Magazine and Midwest Living.
1993: This magnificent home is selected by the Society of Architectural Historians to grace the cover of Kathryn Bishop Eckert's book "Buildings of Michigan" - a wonderful book that highlights over 500 of Michigan's architecturally significant buildings!
1978: Receives the Department of the Interior's designation on the National Register of Historic Places.
Victorian B&B | 402 North Bridge St | Bellaire MI