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Grand Hotel's Titanic Weekend On Mackinac Island, Michigan

Through movies, books and news stories you have heard about the Titanic and may even know a lot of Titanic facts about this ship's fateful voyage. But, have you ever wondered what those last few hours aboard the Titanic must have been like for the passengers and crew? Have you ever wondered what they did, said and ate in those last hours? Well now you can actually experience for yourself what some of those last hours were like aboard the Titanic. By taking part in Mackinac Island's Grand Hotel Titanic weekend you can put some of those Titanic facts you have learned into prospective as you become a passenger on the H.M.S. Titanic for one exciting weekend.

Slated for May 13-15, 2011 the Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island Michigan is going to turn its elegant hallways, dining room and other rooms into the luxury liner Titanic so that you can experience all the majesty and excitement of those who boarded the ship at South Hampton, England. You will get a taste of the elegance and pampering the first class passengers received and the activities that they enjoyed as the ship made its way across the Atlantic. And you will experience the fear and terror as the great ship strikes into that iceberg. You may even experience some of the fear and worry, in those breathless moments when you wait to discover whether you live or die in those icy waters of the Atlantic.

As a guest at the Grand Hotel the weekend of May 13-15, you will become passengers aboard the fated Titanic and be able to enjoy a period fashion show, view reproductions of actual Titanic artifacts and take part in other activities as you learn Titanic facts only the passengers would have known.

The climax of the entire weekend will be the interactive " Last Night On The Titanic Dinner" where you will experience the same 11 course meal the first class passengers enjoyed on their last night aboard the ship, You will listen to the music aboard ship and you may even rub elbows with the famous John Jacob Astor and Molly Brown. The evening ends with the collision of the iceberg and guests will discover whether they survived this night of terror or are fated to spend eternity in an icy grave.

The entire weekend package includes: Weekend accommodations, Breakfast and dinner each evening including the special 11 course dinner, a Bon voyage party on Friday the 13th with a viewing of James Cameron's Titanic, On Saturday you will be able to see a special program about the Titanic, enjoy having your picture taken in period costumes in front of a backdrop of the Iconic ship and of course the special interactive dinner.

This weekend presents a rare opportunity to experience two historic landmarks The Grand Hotel Mackinac Island which has a colorful history itself and was chosen in 2010 as one of the Reader's Choice picks for the Conde Nast Travel Magazine as being one of the best resorts in the U.S. and the H.M.S. Titanic. Not only will you be able to add to your list of Titanic facts but, you can learn a bit about the Grand Hotel and Mackinac Island as well.

So mark May 13-through 15 on your calendar and discover the Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island and several interesting facts about the Titanic all in one exciting weekend. It's sure to be a weekend to remember as you step back in history and discover what those final hours aboard the Titanic must have been like for the passengers and the crew on April 12, 1912.

However, the space aboard the Titanic and at the Grand Hotel is limited so book your cabin now.

By: Marcia and Kathy

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