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ISLAND ESSENTIALS NO.1

Spend the night!

Mackinac has over 1300 guest accommodations readily available. We’re home to some of the world’s finest hotels and resorts.

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ISLAND ESSENTIALS NO.2

Hungry?

Mackinac has a wide variety of restaurants to please even the most particular palate, from five-star to takeout.

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ISLAND ESSENTIALS NO.3

It’s party time!

Once the sun goes down, Mackinac’s lively nightlife starts up. Listen to some live music, or explore our lively pubs.

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ISLAND ESSENTIALS NO.4

Celebrate with Mackinac!

The Island is a beautiful place to hold your next event. From parties to picnics, we’ve got it all.

 

ISLAND ESSENTIALS NO.5

Tie the knot on picturesque Mackinac Island!

Nothing outdoes an island wedding. Let stellar planners make your nuptials unforgettable.

 

ISLAND ESSENTIALS NO.6

Hotel specials and packages make us special!

Mackinac Island offers all kinds of specials throughout the season. For our current offers … click here

 

ISLAND ESSENTIALS NO.7

Activities galore!

Mackinac Island has tons of things to see and do, so make sure you pack your energy!

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Plan Your Stay on Mackinac Island
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    Michigan Governor's Summer Residence Tours

    Michigan Governor's Summer Residence Tours Explore the Governor's Summer Residence on... details
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    Music in the Park

    Music in the Park 8pm, Marquette Park, FREE Featuring The Accidentals With... details
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    4th of July Stone Skipping Tournament

    Join beginners and experts this 4th of July as the... details
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    Star Spangled Fourth of July at Fort Mackinac

    The historic island fort is decked out in patriotic finery... details
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    Grand Hotel American Picnic at Fort Mackinac

    Come celebrate Independence Day at Fort Mackinac with the Grand... details
  • 05

    Pink Pony Fourth of July Sailboat Race

    This annual event, sponsored by the Pink Pony and Chippewa... details
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    Pink Pony 4th of July Race

    Pink Pony 4th of July Race This annual race, sponsored by... details
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    Movie at Mission Point- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    Movie at Mission Point- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Located next to... details
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    Workshops at the Museum- Drawing

    Workshops at the Museum- Drawing 6:30-9pm, Mackinac Art Museum, $10 Born... details
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    Michigan Governor's Summer Residence Tours

    Michigan Governor's Summer Residence Tours Explore the Governor's Summer Residence on... details
  • 09

    Music in the Park

    Music in the Park 8pm, Marquette Park, FREE Featuring Bennett With a spectacular... details
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    Around the Island Cruise

    Step aboard the Anna May and cruise around Mackinac Island.... details
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    Chicago Yacht Club’s Race to Mackinac

    Chicago Yacht Club’s Race to Mackinac This is known as the... details
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    Movie at Mission Point- Gone Girl

    Movie at Mission Point- Gone Girl Located next to the Activities... details
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    Workshops at the Museum- Outdoor Photography

    Workshops at the Museum- Outdoor Photography 6:30-9pm, Mackinac Art Museum, $10 Join... details
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    Michigan Governor's Summer Residence Tours

    Michigan Governor's Summer Residence Tours Explore the Governor's Summer Residence on... details
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    Round the Island Sailboat Race

    MIYC will be hosting the Eighth Annual Chicago Mac ... details
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    Workshops at the Museum- Watercolor

    Workshops at the Museum- Watercolor 6:30-9pm, Mackinac Art Museum, $10 If you’ve... details
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    Music in the Park

    Music in the Park 8pm, Marquette Park, FREE Featuring Elizabeth Pixley- Fink With... details
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    Around the Island Cruise

    Step aboard the Anna May and cruise around Mackinac Island.... details
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    Bell’s Beer Bayview To Mackinac Race

    Since the first Mackinac Race in 1925, Bayview Yacht Club... details
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    Movie at Mission Point- Spongebob: Sponge Out of Water

    Movie at Mission Point- Spongebob: Sponge Out of Water Located next... details
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    Workshops at the Museum- Watercolor

    Workshops at the Museum- Watercolor 6:30-9pm, Mackinac Art Museum, $10 If you’ve... details
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    Michigan Governor's Summer Residence Tours

    Michigan Governor's Summer Residence Tours Explore the Governor's Summer Residence on... details
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    Workshops at the Museum- Plein Air Painting

    Workshops at the Museum- Plein Air Painting 6:00-9pm, Mackinac Art Museum,... details
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    Music in the Park

    Music in the Park 8pm, Marquette Park, FREE Featuring Red Tail Ring With... details
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    Around the Island Cruise

    Step aboard the Anna May and cruise around Mackinac Island.... details
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    Vintage Baseball Game

    A vintage game of “base ball” as it was meant... details
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    Movie at Mission Point- Let's Be Cops

    Movie at Mission Point- Let's Be Cops Located next to the... details
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    Workshops at the Museum- Jewelry

    Workshops at the Museum- Jewelry 6:00-9pm, Mackinac Art Museum, $75 Make two... details
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    Michigan Governor's Summer Residence Tours

    Michigan Governor's Summer Residence Tours Explore the Governor's Summer Residence on... details
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    Workshops at the Museum- Jewelry

    Workshops at the Museum- Jewelry 6:00-9pm, Mackinac Art Museum, $75 Make two... details
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    Music in the Park

    Music in the Park 8pm, Marquette Park, FREE Featuring Gifts or Creatures With... details
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    Around the Island Cruise

    Step aboard the Anna May and cruise around Mackinac Island.... details
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    It’s an island suspended in a forgotten, more innocent time. Relive the simple pleasures of life. Come to our Mackinac Island hotels. Stay the night. With the help of Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau, the time you spend here will be unforgettable. From its fine dining and luxurious lodging to its historic sites and fun-filled attractions, Mackinac Island has something to offer everyone. Rugged outdoor activities, breathtaking coastal views, carriage tours, and horseback riding are just a few pieces of the puzzle that make Mackinac Island a popular, all-encompassing travel destination. On our island, every day is timeless and every night is precious.

    Mackinac Island is home to one of America’s oldest established national parks, Mackinac Island State Park, which consumes more than 80 percent of the island’s land and is open to visitors all year long. If you’re a water buff, Mackinac Island boasts great kayaking, boating, sailing, and fishing options; if you prefer to stay on dry land, you can take in the breathtaking views on foot, by bike, or by horse from Lake Shore Boulevard, which encircles the entire eight-mile perimeter of the island.

    After a fun, adventure-filled day, we bet you’ll be ready to unwind. Lucky for you, Mackinac Island has many popular night clubs with music and performances to suit the tastes of any visitor. Whether you’re into big band, folk, rock, country, jazz, or blues, our island musicians are sure to play something that will get you moving. The local pubs also host a regular pub crawl, a fun social event that attracts many visitors.

    Browse our site to let Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau help you discover all that Mackinac Island, MI has to offer!