Coming off a historic year for Mackinac Island tourism, your favorite Mackinac Island businesses are prepping for a busy 2022 season.
And while you’ll see familiar names, business fronts, and faces as you visit Mackinac, we’re excited to share 7 new businesses that have recently joined the Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau!
Brad DeRoche has explored a wide variety of musical styles ranging from classical masterpieces to modern works by living composers. He is an active concert artist, appearing as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral soloist. He is also a recording artist for the Centaur Records label with Spanish Guitar Classics and the Complete Cello Suites of JS Bach as his first releases. He is passionate about the music of Bach and Spanish composers and often includes them in his concert programs.
Contact Brad for information and pricing regarding booking a Mackinac Island event. He is available for public concerts, salon-style house concerts, live stream concerts, weddings, and other events.
Book a private boat charter for your next visit to Mackinac Island! Brown Eyed Girl II offers private powerboat charters for families and small groups.
Cruise the Straits of Mackinac aboard the Brown Eyed Girl II with a certified USCG Master Captain. Customize your tour – enjoy sightseeing while viewing the island and surrounding area from a different perspective or simply spend some time swimming and soaking up the sun!
Contact Mackinac Island’s Brown Eyed Girl Boat Charters for more info.
Enjoy a two-hour tour that takes visitors out of downtown to Mackinac Island’s interior gems to explore Mackinac Island State Park. While exploring, you will learn about the history and legends of these special places. It’s the unpaved trails that hold Mackinac Island’s best kept secrets for those who truly appreciate them.
Hiking, biking, and children’s treasure hunt options available for individual or group tours. Click here for more details or to set up a Mackinac Island tour.
Mackinac Cycle carries a huge selection of SPECIALIZED brand rental bikes in single to multi-speed comfort bikes and hybrids that are ideal for biking on Mackinac Island. They also carry tandems, tag-a-longs, Burleys and special needs carts.
Mackinac Cycle offers maps and information on free, self-guided, attraction tours of historic Mackinac Island. Whether using your own bike or renting theirs, these tours offer an immersive adventure unlike any other. Click here to see more info about Mackinac Cycle.
Mackinac Wellness is the exclusive concierge wellness spa on Mackinac Island. Their team of clinicians come directly to clients in the comfort of your hotel rooms, yacht, venue or spa, wherever you prefer and feel most comfortable.
Wellness services on Mackinac Island include group or individual IV hydration therapy, IV vitamin therapy, botox, dermal fillers, custom wellness plans & more. Additional spa services and products are available to make you feel your best on your Mackinac Island getaway.
Capture the energy and spirit of your special event with a one-of-a-kind masterpiece that will last a lifetime. A live event and wedding painting for the elegant and adventurous couple looking for a unique wedding day experience and original fine art.
Your dream wedding is artistically captured on canvas for you and your guests to enjoy while your reception unfolds. See their Mackinac Island paintings and website here!
Pointe of View Gallery is a fine art gallery just off Main Street located on Mackinac Island. Island beauty has inspired artists as far back as the Native Americans who first settled here. Come be a part of the colorful history, and see the unique visions that have evolved into the 21st century.
This new gallery opens for the 2022 season, personally marking the owner’s 40th year on Mackinac Island. There is so much beauty on Michilmackinac and so many talented artists – bring home a Mackinac Memory.
Based out of Mackinac Island, MI, It’s Wonderful Photography specializes in wedding imagery and portraiture.
Photographer Sara Wright relishes the chance to capture couples’ love stories on scenic Mackinac Island and beyond. She knows all the best beauty spots having lived on the island all year round for many years. Her artistic approach to catching those fleeting, candid moments between loved ones are preserved for a lifetime in classic photos. Click here to find out more information about Mackinac Island photo shoots with It’s Wonderful Photography!
A curated version of the best the island has to offer, all in one place. For guests and visitors alike, The Woodlands brings to life the natural wonders and family-friendly activities that are already favorites of Mackinac Island. The Woodlands Activity Center includes a new suite of amenities and activities, including:
- Pickleball Court
- Bike course
- Bike rentals
- The Gem – 18 hole miniature golf
- Multi-sport half court
- Greenhouse with on-site Naturalist offering guided tours about the native flora on the island
The Woodlands Activity Center welcomes all visitors (fee for non-guests).
Join local resident Chad Bennett on a wonderful winter walking tour. Each tour can be customized for various routes and abilities. Chad will share interesting and historic island facts while showing you places of interest on the island. Winter tours will be available November 1st – May 1st.
Chad can be reached by phone at 248-425-1183.
Also be on the lookout for these new businesses. More information coming soon!
Pink Pony Club
And we can’t forget to mention these 3 businesses that joined late in the 2021 season.
Established in 1972, Farley Promo helps create long lasting relationships and brand recognition with customers through the power of branded promotional products. Farley Promo provides products that are proven to be one of the most effective mediums for advertising. They are tangible, useful and highly targeted to the audience, delivering high rates of return on investment.
Farley Promo has several Mackinac Island clients including, Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island Carriage Tours, Iroquois Hotel, The Inn at Stonecliffe, Great Turtle Brewery and Distillery, Arnold Freight, Sip & Sail and others. Visit Farley Promo’s Mackinac Island website for first class customer service and competitive pricing!
My Flight Tours is a helicopter sightseeing tour that provides customers with a unique bird’s eye view of Michigan in both comfort and style. My Flight Tours’ commitment to customer service is only matched by its commitment to safety. With safety at the forefront of their operation, My Flight is proud to have a ZERO accident and incident record. This achievement speaks to the ongoing dedication to both maintenance and safety training.
All flights depart from the Mackinac County Airport in St. Ignace Michigan. Tours of Mackinac Island can be booked online or in person upon arrival at the airport. There are numerous tours to choose from ranging from $50 – $225 including the Bay Tour, the fan favorite Mackinac Bridge Tour, the Sunset Tour, the Mackinac Island Tour and the Extended Tour!
Year-around island resident specializing in videography, and portrait and wedding photography! Also available for business needs as well. Contact Rodney for all of your special events or visit www.myersflyers.com to view beautiful island images available for purchase as well!
Northern Transport & Shuttle offers transportation services for Northern Michigan, Straits Area and the Upper Peninsula! Call or message Northern Transport and Shuttle to arrange your Northern Michigan shuttle to hotels, ferries, car rentals, airports, shopping centers, and more!