Twitter Chat Recap: Mackinac Travel Planning


Thanks to everyone who participated in tonight’s Twitter Chat, our inaugural Twitter event!  The chat was a tremendous success thanks to our visitors, our members, and plenty of Mackinac Island fans who contributed.  Enjoy the recap below and be sure to check back for future chats on topics like Lilac Festival, Fudge Festival, Fall Travel […]

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4 ways to keep your New Year’s resolution on Mackinac Island


Lose weight and get in shape. Year after year, those are two of Americans’ most common New Year’s resolutions. Chances are they’re resolutions of yours, too. Nearly two-thirds of Americans aspire to lose weight in 2019 and more than five out of six want to stay fit and healthy this year. You can do something […]

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National Hammock Day: Best places to sneak away on Mackinac


So, there’s actually such a thing as National Hammock Day. And it turns out that Mackinac Island is a great place to celebrate it. Not only is Mackinac the country’s hottest summer vacation destination, per TripAdvisor. But the island also is one of hammock maker ENO’s must-visit adventure spots. Of course, you can’t just hang […]

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Plan Now for the 70th Annual Mackinac Island Lilac Festival


Experience The Scents and Sights of Mackinac Island’s Ten Day Lilac Festival Beginning June 8 and ending with the Grand Parade on Father’s Day (June 17), thousands of visitors will flock from far and wide to Northern Michigan’s picturesque Mackinac Island for the island’s 70th Lilac Festival. The Mackinac Island Lilac Festival brings people together […]

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Time to plan your family’s summer getaway to Mackinac Island


Spring Break may still be fresh in your mind, but if you look ahead you’ll see that summer vacation isn’t far off. Soon, thousands of families will start having fun on Mackinac Island, enjoying a break away from the hustle and bustle of the school year. Now is the time to make plans for you […]

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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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