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Fall Into September With Us!

Posted on August 28th, 2018
We’re enjoying the last days of Summer while looking forward to Fall – it’s almost here! We wanted to make sure all our friends know what’s going on at Stafford’s! Our hotels are offering Fall lodging packages and our restaurants will keep the al fresco dining going…

Welcome Summer!

Posted on June 8th, 2018
  We are welcoming summer with open arms this month! Al fresco dining, lodging packages, brunch traditions, music, boat rides and more. Check out these fun things to do at each of our properties. Bay View Inn Lodging
Create lasting memories with our wonderful Summer Memories Package!
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Saturday Color Splash – George Peebles

Posted on October 7th, 2017
Speaking of color… GEORGE PEEBLES! Bright. bold and fun! Over the summer, we had the opportunity to chat with this fantastic Michigan artist about his technique, his style and his work. His pieces covered an entire wall of our gallery and our guests loved the chance to meet one of their favorit…

Saturday Color Splash – Exciting News

Posted on September 28th, 2017
We are thrilled to announce Valerie’s collection is coming soon to Stafford’s Gallery! We have featured her pieces in our gallery in the past and we can’t wait to get our hands on some of her new pieces! The landscapes of northern Michigan and Little Traverse Bay are spectacular t…

The Happiest Hour In Town

Posted on September 28th, 2017
We’ve changed things up a bit this year! Chef Rob (with his culinary brilliance) has created some delicious dishes for us to serve as our fall features. What’s even better? We’re combine these yummy palatte pleasers with happy hour to create THE HAPPIEST HOUR IN TOWN! Choose fro…

Saturday Color Splash – Fall Palette

Posted on September 22nd, 2017
At Stafford’s Gallery the colors are always popping! No matter the season, the creativity and talent of our Michigan artists amazes us! Join us in this new series and get to know our artists! Whether we’re talking themes, colors, mediums or artists – we’ll be sharing exci…

So Many Things To Do This Memorial Weekend

Posted on May 25th, 2017
As we take time this Memorial Day to reflect on the ultimate sacrifice made by countless men and women who have served our country, we are thankful to call this corner of the mitten our home. Lets all take this time to enjoy and appreicate our friends, families and loved ones – and remember why this is a…

Where is the love? At Stafford’s Gallery!

Posted on February 9th, 2016
Valentine’s Day – a day to celebrate the love! Love comes in all shapes and sizes. Whether you opt for a romantic date with your other half, a casual laugh with your closest friends at your favorite local hot spot or a cozy evening at home with your beloved furry friend – make sure to c…

Welcome to Stafford’s Blog!

Posted on January 16th, 2014
Dear friends, Welcome! We are pleased you have visited our blog. Here you will find all good things about Stafford’s! We will share recipes, lodging specials, dining features, important news, things to do, photos and videos!      …

Go Green!

Posted on November 27th, 2012
Did you know, the average wedding has 400 lbs. of garbage? Many couples are incorporating a ‘green theme’ to their wedding events. At Stafford’s, each of our hotels are green. Stafford’s Perry Hotel has earned its certification as a Green Lodging Facility in the state of Michigan. Thi…