Travel Tips and Things to Do in Michigan


Are you making Michigan travel plans? If you are looking for affordable things to do in Michigan that transport you to stress-free retreat, head to Mackinac Island. Situated in the Straits of Mackinac, Mackinac Island is ideally located for those who are planning a weekend escape, family retreat, or romantic getaway. When it comes to both spontaneous and carefully planned vacations, Mackinac Island provides the best assortment of activities in the area. Come experience its lustrous waters, breezy climate, and rich history for yourself!

We’re in the northern part of Michigan between the peninsulas. If you’re traveling from the north or south, take Interstate 75 to either St. Ignace or Mackinaw City. From the docks in these towns, you can catch a ferry to the Island. You can also get here by plane via Great Lakes Air in St. Ignace. In addition, there are shuttle services from Pellston Airport if you’re arriving at the area by plane.

When you arrive on the Island, it’s easy to see why we’re such a popular Michigan travel destination. Because no automobiles are allowed on the Island, you’ll feel like you’ve been swept back in time. Once here, you’ll be able to walk, rent a bike or travel by horse-drawn carriage to resorts, restaurants and other places around the Island. Mackinac Island is the best place to escape the stresses of daily life. Ready to book your visit? To learn more about Mackinac Island and get ideas for your trip, give Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau a call today!