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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 Abraham 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. With 1,300 rooms on Mackinac Island, it may be hard to accommodate during peak weekends. 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 Ten Island in the U.S. - Trip Advisor

Mackinac Island State Park was named the #1 State Park in the U.S.FamilyFun

Country Living Magazine names Mackinac Island in the Top 5 All American IslandsCountry Living Magazine

Grand Hotel among the 50 Most Romantic Honeymoon Destinations in the United States - Yahoo

Pink Pony named the most Iconic Bar in Michigan- Thrillist

Lilac Festival chosen as one of America’s 14 Best Small-Town Festivals-  Fodor’s

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

Best U.S Island

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. –

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

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