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The Horse is King on Mackinac Island


About The Island

For centuries, visitors have found this national landmark to be the ideal vacation spot. No cars. No chain hotels. Just world-famous Mackinac Island Fudge, historic Fort Mackinac, unique shopping and diverse dining. Unforgettable sunsets, awe-inspiring sunrises and extraordinary nightlife befit our ranking as a Top 10 U.S. Island by TripAdvisor and USA Today. ​Start planning your trip to Mackinac Island…the Jewel of the Great Lakes.

Island Specials & Deals

Every visit to Mackinac Island is special. Sometimes you can even get a special deal. Whether it’s a lodging package for one of the island’s 1,600-plus unique rooms or a discount to an iconic Mackinac attraction, here’s where you can customize your #mymackinac vacation.

Discover Mackinac


Explore the diverse flavors of Mackinac Island. Your culinary journey can take you to iconic restaurants and pubs, hotels and resorts with award-winning chefs and some of the most picturesque picnic spots on the planet.


Look for things to do on Mackinac Island that won’t cost you a penny. Whether it’s an awe-inspiring rock formation, a breathtaking walk through the woods or a gorgeous sunset on the beach, there’s a photo-worthy moment everywhere you turn.


Plan activities for your Mackinac Island getaway. You can hike the trails, paddle a kayak or ride a bike all the way around the island. Take a ferry under the mighty Mackinac Bridge, enjoy world-famous fudge or relax in a horse-drawn carriage. Opportunity awaits!


Find a home base for your vacation among more than 1,600 unique rooms on Mackinac Island. From quaint B&Bs and quiet inns to distinctive resorts and the grandest of hotels, there’s a slice of Mackinac that’s perfect for you.

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Mackinac Island Lodging & Accommodations

Mackinac Island has over 1,500 unique lodging rooms. This is an Island where there are no franchise hotels. Our Island is full of one of kind, family owned and award winning properties.

The Island’s highly trained and courteous professionals want to make sure your stay is as comfortable and accommodating as possible. When you step onto our Island, you step into a world of hospitality and courtesy that harkens back to gentler, golden days.

Those days begin when you choose where to stay.

Visitor's Guide

See all that the Island offers by viewing or downloading the Visitor’s Guide yourself!

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