EAT

Mackinac Island awaits your culinary journey through its downtown, hotels, and picnic spots. Explore all of your options and the flavors the island offers.

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SEE

Everywhere you turn there is a new photo-worthy moment. Whether you want to see history in action, natural rock formations, or gentle waves on a beach, your island offers plenty to see.

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DO

Get adventurous! Hike the islands many trails, walk its perimeter along the lakeshore, or kayak its shores. Take a ferry tour under the Mighty Mackinac Bridge, or experience a self-guided taste testing adventure of the island’s many fudge shops!

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STAY

From the grandest of hotels to quaint and quiet inns off the beaten path, your island has dozens of lodging options. Learn about the ones you know, and those you don’t, by reading on.

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Surprise and Delight Yourself

The cuisine of Mackinac Island is as diverse and intriguing as the Island itself. From the historic hotels and their world-renowned chefs, to the quaint little eateries that offer something quick and comforting like a slice of pizza or a juicy burger, it’s a safe bet you will find what you are looking for on Mackinac Island.  Make this culinary adventure yours, and share it with us by posting and using the hashtag #mymackinac.

Learn more about the sights on Mackinac Island

Mackinac is Filled with things to see. Historic sites, rolling landscapes, and bluff overlooks to natural rock formations, wooded paths and a quaint downtown. There is something to see around every corner of the island and, with the circumference at just 8.2 miles, you can walk or bike to every spot. Walk the outer edge of the island, and stop along the way to skip rocks at the water’s edge or watch the boats pass silently. Find a new view of the Mackinac Bridge. Whatever you choose, make Mackinac yours.

Things To Do On Mackinac Island

Thanks to a diverse list of activities that offers something for the whole family, you’ll never find yourself without something to do on Mackinac Island. Read on to discover a few of the ways the Island will win you over.

Tour The Island

A popular way to get a closer look at the Island and its history is through horse-drawn carriage tours, where you’ll be led by a well-informed guide for an intimate and informative experience. Drive-your-own buggies are also available for vacationers who prefer to direct themselves. If you’d rather move on foot or bike, there are plenty of walking tours and bike rentals available. Plus, the Mackinac Island State Park, which covers more than 80% of the Island, is open for your exploration.

Look To The Past

History buffs are sure to marvel over Fort Mackinac and Fort Holmes, which were captured by British forces in the War of 1812. Both forts are now open to visitors keen to delve deeper into the area’s past. Plenty of museums are located throughout the community of Mackinac Island.

Water Activities And Sports

No Mackinac vacation is complete without a bit of time spent on the water. At Mackinac Island, a myriad of boating tours are available on watercraft ranging from sailboats to kayaks. Visitors can also spend a relaxing day fishing on the Straits of Mackinac, or if they’d like to up the ante, learning to parasail. If you prefer your sports on the comfort of dry land, the Island offers uniquely designed golf courses where you can refine your skills or simply unwind in good company.

Learn more about lodging on Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island Lodging and Accommodations

Mackinac Island has over 1,600 unique lodging rooms. This is an Island where there are no franchise hotels. Our Island is full of one of kind, family owned and award winning properties.

The Island’s full digital capabilities will always keep you in touch with the real world if you must. Inside each Mackinac Island accommodation, relaxation and business have a respectful and professional relationship.

The Island’s highly trained and courteous professionals want to make sure your stay is as comfortable and accommodating as possible. When you step onto our Island, you step into a world of hospitality and courtesy that harkens back to gentler, golden days.

Those days begin when you choose where to stay.

Share Your Adventure

#mymackinac

Mackinac Island Lodging and Accommodations

Mackinac Island has over 1,500 unique lodging rooms. This is an Island where there are no franchise hotels. Our Island is full of one of kind, family owned and award winning properties.

The Island’s full digital capabilities will always keep you in touch with the real world if you must. Inside each Mackinac Island accommodation, relaxation and business have a respectful and professional relationship.

The Island’s highly trained and courteous professionals want to make sure your stay is as comfortable and accommodating as possible. When you step onto our Island, you step into a world of hospitality and courtesy that harkens back to gentler, golden days.

Those days begin when you choose where to stay.