Time seems to stand still on Mackinac Island not only because there are no cars, but also because there are two historic military forts and a handful of the oldest buildings in Michigan. Just by being here you’ll feel like you’re back in the past! Mackinac Island is home to many beautiful examples of Victorian architecture among the cottages and B&Bs that, in many cases, are well over 100 years old. The Island’s museums and reenactments by costumed interpreters also offer glimpses into the 19th-century lives of both soldiers and civilians.

American Fur Company Store and Dr. Beaumont Museum

On this site in 1822, Alexis St. Martin, a voyageur, was injured by an accidental gunshot wound. The unusual healing of the wound allowed Dr. William Beaumont, Fort Mackinac’s post…

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…

Biddle House

Biddle House features the Mackinac Island Native American Museum. A Time of Change. As an Anishnaabek woman, Agatha Biddle and other indigenous people witnessed their culture subjected to immense changes…

British Landing

During the night of July 16-17, 1812, a small force of British regulars and several hundred voyageurs and Indian allies landed and occupied a height that overlooked Fort Mackinac and…

Cemeteries

Our cemeteries are quiet and reverent places. While you can walk them respectfully or view from a distance. These final resting places of our Island’s historic figures, are for the…

Fort Holmes

After the British and their allies captured Fort Mackinac during the War of 1812, they quickly built a small outpost and called it Fort George. When the Americans regained the…

Fort Mackinac

Founded during the American Revolution, the British captured the Fort in the very first engagement on American soil in the War of 1812. Inside, 14 original buildings, cannon salutes, bugle…

Fort Mackinac Post Cemetery

The Post Cemetery is the final resting place for Fort Mackinac soldiers, their families and local officials. Although the origin of the Cemetery is lost in history, local lore suggests…

Grand Hotel Horse Stable/Carriage Museum

Located next to Wings of Mackinac Butterfly Conservatory, this working facility is home to Grand Hotel's 12 horses and is open to the public. It is a great way to…

Horse in History Museum

Mackinac Horsemen’s Association is excited to showcase this compilation of photographs at the entrance of the Mackinac Community Equestrian Center (MCEC) showing Mackinac Island’s unique horse culture. From photos selected…

McGulpin House

This house has been opened to the public as a barebones restoration that shows how it would have appeared around 1820. The McGulpins were a working-class family who would not…

Mission House

The Mission House is a historic structure located adjacent to Mission Point Resort. Built in 1825, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The interior is not open to…

Richard & Jane Manoogian Art Museum

The newest museum on the Island comes by the generous contributions of Richard and Jane Manoogian and showcases Native American baskets to present-day paintings. It’s a three-level structure that focuses…

Stuart House Museum

Stuart House Museum illuminates the Island’s history and is where John Jacob Astor made his living as a fur trader during the 1800s.

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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Yachts & yachts of fun over here on Mackinac Island! The Bayview yachters have arrived. #porthurontomackinac #mackinacisland #mymackinac #puremichigan ...

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The harbor is looking fantastic this week! ⛵️ ...

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We wish the harbor was always this colorful! ⛵️⚓️🇺🇸

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The beautiful Ste. Anne’s Church in the distance….

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Perfect Mackinac night for a mountain bike ride with the pup, ending with Scott’s Shore Road to M-185 home.
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Don’t miss out on Michigan Fall Colors and our closing weekend!🧡🌅🍁🍂

Closing weekend is October 22 and 23 with a two night minimum. Book now before room nights are sold out!😉🧡

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Starry Nights 💙⁠

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Classic Mackinac Island with horse carriages, bicycles and colorful shops.







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Happiness is the wind in your sails.⛵️😎🚩⚓️☀️

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Cannon demonstration at Fort Mackinac!!
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Summer wedding bliss on Mackinac Island! This time of year is warm and sunny, making for perfect beach photos and lots of happy couples!
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My favorite kind of suspense: A suspension bridge (with gorgeous views 😍)

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There’s still time to join us tomorrow, Tuesday, July 27th for the our Sip n’ Sail History Cruise!

Phil Porter, the Island’s former and esteemed Director Emeritus of Mackinac State Historic Parks will share about the history of the Island from its Native American settlements, foreign flag occupations and commercial fishing industry to its acclaim today as a Top Ten Rated Trip Advisor Destination and Resort Location.

This is going to be an incredible cruise you don’t want to miss! •


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