Crystal Mountain Resort 

Once you arrive at Crystal Mountain Resort, you will never want to leave! Located just 30 miles from Traverse City, Crystal Mountain offers 36 holes of championship golf, an award-winning spa, a rope & zipline course, an outdoor pool & waterpark, and luxurious accommodations featuring 360 views of picturesque Northern Michigan.  

For a description of the accommodations available at a special discount to MANS attendees, please click here.

It is our hope MANS attendees will enjoy the spacious meeting rooms at the award-winning conference center and the opportunity to visit with old colleagues and new while sharing best practices in neurosurgery. 

Activities to Enjoy at Crystal Mountain Resort & Spa

Family Activities

  • Edge Adventure Course - rope & zipline course
  • Alpine Slide - 1,700' sled track 
  • Outdoor pool & waterpark 
  • Mountain biking
  • 36 holes of championship golf
  • Chair Rides
  • Archery
  • Tennis & Pickleball

On-site Restaurants and Lounges

  • Thistle Pub & Grille
  • Wild Tomato Restaurant & Bar (Kids >6 eat breakfast for free!)
  • Little Betsie Bistro & Grocery


Crystal Mountain  is pleased to offer guests the opportunity to play two championship courses: Mountain Ridge & Betsie Ridge. Crystal also boasts a prestigious golf camp should you wish to improve your game and learn from the pros!

To schedule a tee time, please click here


Recognized as one of the top 100 spas in the nation, Crystal Mountain's spa offers unique and customized spa services ranging from massages, to facials, to body rubs & pedicures and waxing. 

To schedule an appointment for a massage, nail service or skin care treatment, click here or call 888.968.7686, ext 7200


For on-site lodging accommodations, MANS recommends reserving a room at Crystal Mountain Resort. A block of rooms will soon be reserved for the Michigan Association of Neurological Surgeon's 2018 meeting. 

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Address: 4160 John R. Street | Suite 930 | Detroit, MI 48201

Phone: 313.745.4767

Email: Vicki Diaz,

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