Fun Things To Do

Winter, A Perfect Time to Stay and Play at Bay Pointe!

Winter is the perfect time to indulge in a cozy winter weekend or weekday getaway that doesn't have to cost a fortune. Experience Gun Lake’s brilliant winter sunsets, Gun Lake Winterfest, Bay Point Bar & Grille's farm-to-table creations, and local area attractions when you stay and play at Bay Pointe!


Winter Running, Hiking, and Biking Trails

Yankee Springs offers multiple trails around Gun Lake that offers great opportunities to get outside and enjoy the crisp winter air! Compliment a perfect lakeside stay by taking part in one of the 9 most common trails for walking, hiking, and biking. If you also want to just get a quick run in around the Resort, grab one of our Running Guides from the front desk, we offer local maps with full distance ranges right from the Inn, Bay Pointe Woods, and BoatHouse Villa!

*Remember to dress for the weather! Being in the Great Lakes state, you want to make sure you pack the right cold weather running gear for lake effect windchill. Then pack a swimsuit so when you head back to the resort, you can enjoy our indoor hot tub and heated pool!



Ski and Snow Tube at Bittersweet Resort

Bittersweet Ski Resort is a resort and recreational facility in Otsego, Michigan, just a short 15 minute drive from Bay Pointe Resort. Bittersweet contains 350 vertical feet, 20 runs, 6 chairs lifts, 3 wonder carpets, and 1 rope tow. The indoor lodge has a full service ski shop and there is certified Ski Patrol fully staffed at all times ready to help at the drop of a snowflake.  Book a room and head down the road to enjoy a private, semi-private, and group lessons and then come back to Bay Pointe resort to enjoy our indoor hot tub and then grab a bite to eat in Bay Pointe Bar & Grille!

To learn more about Bittersweet, visit their website at



Annual Gun Lake Winterfest and the Beloved Polar Bear Dip!

It’s that time of year again to think about snow, ice and BRR cold weather! Are you ready?!?! Gun Lake Winterfest 2023 will be here starting February 15-18, 2023! Enjoy Euchre tournaments, a brew tent, Polar Bear Dip, local vendor booths, corn hole tournament and so much more!

Visit the Gun Lake Winterfest website to see all the events and don't forget to book your room now to enjoy all the festivities!