Mackinac Island Gift Ideas


Still on the hunt for the perfect gift for a family member or friend? Does that friend or family member also love Mackinac Island? Time is ticking but we’re here to swoop in with some Mackinac Island-related gift ideas that will make you a Holiday Hero. Biking Accessories If a person loves Mackinac there’s a […]

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Make Mackinac Your 2018 Business Retreat Destination


Mackinac Island serves as a summer vacation spot for many people – but have you ever considered it as a business retreat destination? Everyone’s favorite Island getaway is also capable of hosting a company’s business retreat. Choosing a destination for a business retreat can be a difficult task: it sets the scene for the entire […]

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Fall in Love with Mackinac Fall Specials


Mackinac Island is a summertime staple in Michigan – but that doesn’t mean it’s not a fun place to be when the leaves start changing color. As the leaves change so do the crowds, as they dwindle in size. Mackinac Island opens up come autumn and it feels like it becomes your own playground. All […]

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A Look at the Cemeteries on Mackinac Island


Mackinac Island’s storied history is a highlight for many visitors. It’s not solely an Island destination but a time traveling adventure into the past. There is an abundance of history on the Island. From Native American culture to War of 1812 battle sites to its fur trading roots, there’s plenty to learn about on Mackinac. […]

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The Porches of Mackinac Island


Summertime and porches go together. Is there a better way to spend a summer afternoon than on the porch while you sip on some tasty refreshment like lemonade? And you know what else pairs nicely with the summer? Mackinac Island. And you know where you can find some gorgeous porches? That’s right, Mackinac Island. Most […]

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Downtown Mackinac: Something for Everyone


From shopping to eating to enjoying the sights, downtown Mackinac Island has something for everyone. For the foodie: Whether you’re in the mood for fine dining or your sweet tooth is craving some fudge, your culinary wish is our command. The island boasts nearly 50 restaurants ranging from family friendly to fine dining. For the […]

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Grab That Selfie Stick: Prime Mackinac Island Selfie Spots


Mackinac Island is a photographer’s dream. Scenic vistas, majestic horses, Victorian architecture and, of course, the Mighty Mac. But, professional level photography is not for everyone. Enter the selfie. So, I did what any millennial would do and toured the island in hopes of finding the perfect spot to send that “wish you were here” […]

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Back to School, Back to Mackinac Island


For twenty years, I have been leading elementary school field trips “Up North” over the Straits of Mackinac to Mackinac Island. Thousands of young people and their parents have enjoyed the unique magic of the Island and returned with special Mackinac memories. Here’s how a typical trip unfolds. The kids are in awe with their […]

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