My Three Favorite Mackinac Biking Adventures


The breeze in my face, the throbbing pulse in my legs, and the experience of nature set the scene for when I feel most free and alive. For people like me, biking isn’t solely an activity but rather an adventure that constantly summons: it’s more a lifestyle than hobby. I need my bike to escape,…

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Great Ways to Unplug & Relax on Mackinac Island


The daily grind can be overwhelming. We seek respite when life’s stresses — such as congested traffic, work’s demands, a constantly buzzing smartphone — start brimming. We desire a getaway to forget, unwind, and find our center again. This escape features a different recipe from person to person. A prevalent ingredient however is unplugging. Our…

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Five Things A Kid Must Do On Mackinac Island


An integral aspect of a family’s foundation is the family vacation. It’s a time to bond in unfamiliar territory. Experiencing something together brings a family closer together. It creates memories that ideally, your kids will want to re-create with their own kids in the future. That’s the opportunity Mackinac Island presents. Mackinac is a family…

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7 reasons to rise with the sun on Mackinac Island


Fully tapping Mackinac Island’s distinctiveness requires a commitment to staying on the Island. Since it’s reached only by ferry, if you don’t stay overnight, your access to this timeless playscape is stifled by a ferry’s schedule. Think of the hours of fun missed if you retreat when it grows dark, unable to return until the…

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