2024 OPENING DATES

Mackinac Island is mainly a May through October destination. We are gearing up for  a wonderful 2024 season!

Below you will find opening date information for this season.

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SHOPPING

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ATTRACTIONS & SERVICES

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FERRY LINES

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RESTAURANTS

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BICYCLE RENTAL

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CHURCHES

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Mackinac Island Stories from the Past: Lover’s Leap

As the story of Lover’s Leap goes, a young woman sat atop the cliff, eagerly awaiting the return of her lover. He had gone with the tribe’s other warriors into battle to prove he was worthy of marrying her. Each day she trained her eyes on the horizon looking for any sign of him. One

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Mackinac Island From Above – Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau

Where to Watch ‘Mackinac: Our Famous Island’ Movie

Maybe you’ve been to Mackinac Island. Maybe you’ve even pedaled a bike all the way around Mackinac Island. Even so, you’ve never seen Mackinac Island quite like how it’s presented in the fascinating documentary, “Mackinac: Our Famous Island.” The 57-minute film produced by Detroit Public TV in partnership with Mackinac State Historic Parks premiered in

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A horse-drawn carriage makes it way up a hill past flowers by Mackinac Island’s Mission Point Resort lawn

Horse-drawn carriage options: Public tour vs. private tour

One of the first things you’ll notice about Mackinac Island when you step off the ferry boat is that there are horse-drawn carriages everywhere. It’s a big part of the charm of visiting a car-free destination! Some of the carriages are shuttles that take visitors to a particular place to stay, such as Grand Hotel,

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