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 Stable & Carriage Museum

The Grand Stables, located minutes away from the hotel near Surrey Hill and just across from Wings of Mackinac Butterfly Conservatory, is free of charge and open to all Mackinac…

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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Savoring these last few days with this view from the (newly renovated) Maritime Suite 💙⛵☀️

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2 weeks left of the season! Always a bittersweet moment.

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It’s good to go out with a bang! 🌅 The last sunset of our 2021 season did not disappoint! We want to thank all of our guests for sharing this incredible season with us and making everyday so special! ❤️

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It’s the perfect time to enjoy the scenic trails of Mackinac! 🍁

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Looking up at Fort Holmes! 🍁 So many hidden gems on Mackinac Island.

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Tune in to hear all about America’s oldest market & Halloween along with the last full open weekend coming up Oct 23 & 24 ...

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We have limited room availability today through Thursday! Call us and reserve an overnight stay and help us close out season 2021! 💛😉{906)847-8005.

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Our Waterfront North Collection Main Street Premium Balcony Room with two Queens!💙💙

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Post #241 "Trees are much like human beings and enjoy each other's company. Only a few love to be alone." ~ Jens Jensen

Lone tree 🌲 with no leaves 🍁

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Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry dock this morning!😍🌅⛴💛🧡

Wake up to this? YES PLEASE!😉

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