Still on the hunt for the perfect gift for a family member or friend? Does that friend or family member also love Mackinac Island? Time is ticking but we’re here to swoop in with some Mackinac Island-related gift ideas that will make you a Holiday Hero.
If a person loves Mackinac there’s a good chance they also love biking, as it’s one of the main modes of transportation on the Island. Motor vehicles are banned, paving the way for bicycles to reign. From GPS devices to biking gloves to bicycling garments, there are numerous options to gift. You can help your friend or family member look extra fly when they bike on Mackinac come summer. Or you can really steal the show and gift them a new bike all together!
War of 1812 History Books
Mackinac Island is loaded with history, which makes it such a grand adventure for history buffs. Mackinac was a prominent location during the War of 1812. Fort Mackinac was the scene of two battles fought for control of the Great Lakes. If you know someone who enjoys Mackinac for its history, consider gifting them some readings on the War of 1812.
Occasionally, the best type of gift is edible – and that’s the case with Mackinac Island fudge. Fudge wasn’t invented on Mackinac Island but it was definitely mastered! An avid Mackinac Island fan will always be happy to receive fudge as a gift – just make sure it’s from Mackinac! Joann’s Fudge, Murdick’s Fudge and Ryba’s Fudge all offer holiday fudge delivery.
Something from A Mackinac Island Shop
Strolling downtown Mackinac and perusing the bountiful shops is a popular activity for many Island visitors. While these boutiques, shops, and galleries are closed for the season, some of them do have online ordering. Something directly from a Mackinac Island shop is a fantastic to beat the Mackinac Offseason Blues! You can also purchase Mackinac Island related books online from Mackinac State Historic Parks and The Island Book Store.
Mackinac Island Holiday Gift Certificates
You can also purchase a slew of Mackinac Island gift certificates, that range from hotel, dining, and ferry discounts. Find the whole lineup here and give the gift of Mackinac Island this holiday season.
Learn more about Mackinac Island at mackinacisland.org.