Sunday, April 18, 2010

Watervale Was on the Today Show!

The Inn at Watervale, from the internet.

In case you missed it, Watervale was on the Today Show on Friday.

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I think they did a pretty good job (although I don't think I've ever seen anyone rowboating - I'm just saying), but missed most of the highlights about what makes Watervale so amazing for me.

When you're at Watervale, you can enjoy:
  • bike riding (bring your bikes);
  • hiking for every fitness level through beautiful woods, up Baldy and BooHoo, and along the beach;
  • swimming in Lower Herring Lake (small lake without undertow or waves - great for kids) or Lake Michigan;
  • kayaking (you can rent kayaks or bring your own);
  • sailing (you can rent sailboats or bring your own);
  • beautiful sunsets you won't even see in Hawaii (yes, I've been to Hawaii and I believe Watervale sunsets are far superior);
  • playing in the sand dunes;
  • reading (I typically go through 6-7 books in a week, but if you have kids you probably won't);
  • tennis (bring your rackets and tennis balls);
  • shuffle board;
  • volleyball;
  • Bingo (on Thursdays, if I remember correctly);
  • Hayrides (on Wednesdays after the BBQ);
  • card games (there's almost always a game of Hearts or Pinochle going on in the Inn);
  • board games (my family has an annual Trivial Pursuit tournament - guess who has the most trivial knowledge?);
  • peace and quiet (There are no TVs, no WiFi, and only 1 landline phone in the entire resort. You can certainly bring your cell phone, but you'll probably have poor reception.);
  • some of the best star gazing and meteor shower watching (if you're there in early August, you can't help but see the Perseid Meteor Showers) anywhere (there's no need for a telescope, but if you have one, it will only enhance your experience);
  • actual darkness at night because of the lack of city lights;
  • naps; and
  • a few other things, but this is a family blog, so I'll stop now.
To be honest, there is no need to leave Watervale, but if you must, here are some of my other favorite things to do:
To paraphrase one of my favorite lines from Field of Dreams, "Is this Heaven? No, it's Watervale."

1 comment:

  1. What fun! I hope that one day, Livie, Andrew, and I can get there for a vacation!!


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