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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It’s finally starting to feel like Spring on Mackinac Island!🌷
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Recent painting newly available at Mackinac’s Little Gallery. 12x24”
“Lilacs by St. Anne’s”

Check out www.mackinacslittlegallery.com to see more of my works of the island. I will be painting more lilacs soon as they will bloom on the island shortly! Stay tuned! 🌳💜

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Saving you a seat!😉💙🪑

When calling in to book your stay make sure to ask about our Waterfront Collection North & South Balcony Rooms! A view like this can be yours!💙💙

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Thank you to Becki for bringing me my very first nonalcoholic wine! 😍

This sparkling white tea, cranberry and ginger cocktail was a slightly sweet, fizzy and tangy treat— reminded me of moscato in many good ways. It was excellent porch drinking the other night!



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Who’s ready for a weekend full of pink sunsets on Mackinac Island?!

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Friday mood. 🍹
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There is something special about the Great Lakes!😌💙

The Great Lakes are the largest freshwater system in the world.🌎
The five Great Lakes - Superior, Huron, Michigan, Erie and Ontario - span a total surface area of 94,600 square miles and are all connected by a variety of lakes and rivers, making them the largest freshwater system in the world.💙💙💙

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It’s a beautiful morning. We’re open and ready to help you choose which flavor fudges to take home.


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It’s going to be beautiful and bustling day on Mackinac Island. Open today at the shop from 10-5, down the way, at 1500 Astor Street 🐴




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It’s finally Friday! If you're visiting Mackinac Island this weekend be sure to take a Carriage Tour. Trust us, you wont regret it! 🐴😉
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We’re delighted to announce Harbour View Inn has been awarded with the 2021 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award! 🌟 Thank you to all of our wonderful guests for taking the time to write reviews following your stay!

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Exciting News!! We’ll have our Rusty Fender Scotch Ale available in four-packs of 16-ounce cans to go this season! This smokey and smooth Scotch Ale is brewed by Right Brain Brewery out of Traverse City. Made with peat smoked malts giving it the smokey flavor and caramel malts giving a slightly sweet mouthfeel. Make sure to grab a pack or two to go on your next visit! Available for purchase at Winchester’s and at our Great Turtle Supply Co.🍻🚲
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Hotel Iroquois has been awarded with the 2021 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award! 🌟 Special thank you to all of our loyal guests for taking the time to write reviews following your stay. We appreciate YOU! 👏👏👏

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Our Brewery Tacos are sure to please. Enjoy three flour tortillas, blend of Mexican cheeses, shredded cabbage, and fresh salsa with a choice of brisket, pulled pork, or grilled chicken. Served with kettle chips. 🌮🐢
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