ALL THINGS HORSES

A narrated, horse-drawn carriage tour is the iconic Mackinac Island activity. Yet, it’s just one of many equine activities to enjoy in a land that has been car-free forever. You can go horseback riding on a guided or unguided tour, rent a private carriage for an intimate ride, even drive your own horse and buggy! Or you can visit with the horses in the barn and find a new friend. Plus, Mackinac Island is home to two museums showcasing antique carriages.

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Benjamin Blacksmith Shop

Originally built in the 1880s, Robert Benjamin and later his son, Herbert, ran a blacksmith shop into the 1960s. The contents of the shop were moved to the reconstructed building…

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Carriage Tours

The official tour of Mackinac State Park, offering narrated tours through downtown to Surrey Hills, Arch Rock, Fort Mackinac and Grand Hotel. Carriage tours depart regularly from the office across…

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Cindy’s Riding Stable

For guided and unguided trail riding, Cindy’s Riding Stable is the place to take the reins. Tour Mackinac Island via horseback. Beginners and novices alike will enjoy the ride!

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Gough Livery Carriages

Riding in your own private carriage with an informed tour guide for a more intimate way to see Mackinac Island. Tours available daily.

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Jack’s Livery Stable

Jack’s Livery Stable offers Drive Your Own Buggies for cruising the shoreline and throughout areas of Mackinac Island State Park. Buggies are available for two, four, or six passengers and…

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Surrey Hills Carriage Museum

An antique carriage museum that features a working blacksmith shop, Surrey Hills lets you explore and learn about carriages. Three shops offer food, gifts, and souvenirs. There is a picnic…

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Mission Point Resort expansive lobby, Mackinac Island. Desk area on left & main entrance in the distant center.
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Feature Cocktail: Summer in Time
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We are open and ready for the 4th of July weekend! Stop in and see us!
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Open for breakfast 9-10:30 daily
Open for lunch 11-8 daily



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✌🏽💕🍦 Peace Love & Ice Cream ✌🏽💕🍦⁠

The freezer has been repaired and the mall shop is as cool as ever. Stop in and get the scoop!
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Not on Mackinac Island?
Like, follow, and tag 2 friends who love Mackinac for a chance to win one of 5 bundles of buttons! (Winners will be randomly selected on July 5.)

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Hide and Seek is back again!
I hope you’ll want to play,
and find a mini Mackinac painting
on Independence Day!

Hide & Seek begins on July 4th.
Clues coming soon!🎨❤️🎨

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It's July and that means Yacht Races are right around the corner! Stop in and try our Big AFT Double IPA. This double IPA is loaded with Citra Hops for a nice citrus finish. Available on draft and in 16-ounce cans for carryout in our restaurant and gift shop!⛵️🐢🍺
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All checked in to missionpointresort for 4th of July Weekend on mackinacisle — Michigan’s Crown Jewel and one of our favorite places ever 💙 This is Brooks’ first trip to the island!

Yesterday he got to experience many “firsts” so I’ll highlight a few:
- rode the sheplersferry over to the island which is the only way you can get to the island
- hitched a ride on a horse-drawn taxi to missionpointresort (no cars or any form of motorized transportation is allowed on the island)
- played on iconic The Great Lawn and took in the amazing views of Lake Huron while lounging on the Adirondack chairs

Day 2, we’re ready for ya 😍

▪️bow tie: shopcoastandcove // Brooks10
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Sunsets and solitude found ☀️ I take a deep exhale and feel the wave take my cares away every time I look at this photo. ...

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