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Mackinac Island Media Contacts

Welcome to our media page where past and present accolades, media events, articles and all press-related information about the Island is archived.

For media inquires:

Tim Hygh 517-582-3414 cell or toll free at 800-454-5227
Executive Director-Mackinac Island Tourism

Alison Silk 906-430-8088 cell or toll free at 800-454-5227
Assistant Director-Mackinac Island Tourism

Press Tours

Media writers and producers looking for a complete FAM tour of the Island are always welcome. Media rates are available at most Island accommodations. Black out dates do apply and mid-week tours are encouraged. To book a FAM tour, email us.

Materials Available

Mackinac Island Tourism maintains an electronic photo library of our area that includes stills and 8 minute reel of iconic Mackinac Island video footage.

Why Mackinac Island?

Mackinac Island is continually being recognized as a top travel destination by trusted well-known sources.

Top 17 Most Romantic Destinations in the U.S. – DatingAdvice.com

Best U.S Island DestinationIslands.com

Top Ten Christmas Towns, #6HGTV

Top 10 Car- Free Destination in the world, #5Sherman’s Travel

Best Island Destination in the World, #5National Geographic

Best Wedding Destination in the U.S. – DesinationWedding.com

100 Best Midwest Small- Town GetawaysMidwest Living

Top Family – Friendly Beach Town - Nerd Wallet Travel

Grand Hotel- America’s Best All Inclusive ResortsTravel + Leisure

Best Family Vacation DestinationAway.com

America’s Grandest Hotels, #6: Grand HotelThe Huffington Post

100 Places to take your KidsFrommers

America’s Prettiest Parks: Mackinac Island State Parks - Yahoo Travel