Toy Box

Romantic and fun.

Can't beat this Lake Huron waterfront view

$175 to $229 per night plus tax
No single photo does justice to the Toy Box room at Adventure Inn B&B -- or to the ever-changing waterfront view. The room, one of the largest B&B rooms we've ever seen, has too many angles and vantage points to take it all in....
A view from the alcove doesn’t capture how expansive the room is. Nearly 500 square feet.
A wide-angle sweep showing the room’s many angles, its cathedral ceiling, skylights, and gleaming oak floor misses how intimate and romantic the bed is, framed by plaid silk drapes. Nor does it show how comfortable the sofa alcove is for reading and lake-watching.

Winter view from Toy Box
Winter sunrise views from the Toy Box can be spectacular.

Waterfront view and lots in room to entertain you

Most guests make their own fun while staying in the Toy Box, but anyone stuck for ideas will find a 37-inch TV, cable with Comcast On Demand, Blu-Ray DVD player, Bose CD-radio player, cards, puzzles, books -- and did we mention the three working antique slot machines? Quarters and nickels are provided.
The room is filled with original toy train-themed watercolor paintings, artist’s proof prints and posters acquired during Captain Adventure’s tenure as president of Lionel Trains Inc. Most of the art is by Angela Trotta Thomas. There’s also a Lionel engine or two.

Toy Box room alcove offers waterfront view
Ten feet of windows offer great views of deck, beach and Lake Huron waterfront view.

The adjacent private bath -- called The Caboose -- has a custom stall shower with bench and Pewabic accent tiles. Original train art by Michigan artist Paul H. Adams is so highly detailed that most people don't realize it's an air-brushed watercolor.

Loaded with amenities

  • Fluffy towels
  • Italian-made Sonno Prima mattress
  • Luxurious Comphy sheets
  • Extra pillows and blankets
  • You control the heat and A-C
  • Romantic lighting options
  • Battery-operated candles
  • Soap handmade in Michigan
  • Aveda shampoo and conditioner
Overall view of Toy Box room
Toy Box room is light-filled and airy by day, with romantic lighting by night.
  • Hair dryer
  • Hair towel
  • Makeup remover wipes
  • Manual alarm clock
  • Wine glasses, cocktail glasses
  • Wine opener, napkins
  • Champagne bucket on request
  • Sofa, lounge chairs, game or dining table
  • Three opening skylights
  • Beach towels in season

Of course, the major amenity is one we can't take credit for: an ever-changing Lake Huron waterfront view.

Toy Box bathroom
Pewabic tiles accent spacious shower, which has a bench
Lenny the Lion stuffed toy
Artifacts of innkeeper's days with Lionel Trains.
Detail of slot machine in Toy Box room
Old-time fun in Toy Box. Quarters and nickels provided.