5 things to do the first (or next) time you visit Mackinac Island


So, you’re going to Mackinac Island for the first time! Whatever you do during your stay, you’ll enjoy being here – even if your idea of the perfect vacation is just to sit on the porch and breathe in the fresh, island air. But if you’re looking for activity on Mackinac, there’s so much to…

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What’s so special about Mackinac Island? All of this!


Alright, so you’ve never been to Mackinac Island. Maybe you don’t even know where it is. But all you keep hearing is that Mackinac is the place to be. It is… …one of the Best U.S. Islands, Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards …the Hottest U.S. Summer Destination, TripAdvisor …one of the Most Tourist-Friendly U.S.…

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Dogs of Mackinac: Fido’s travel guide to the island (in pictures)


Yes, you can bring your dog to Mackinac Island! Just two things to remember: Keep your dogs on a leash and pick up after them. Beyond that, have fun exploring one of our national treasures with your dog by your side. You won’t be the only one visiting Mackinac with a pet. So don’t be…

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Where is Mackinac Island? Get there by car, bike, ferry, flight


Alright, let’s answer this question the old-fashioned Michigan way. Hold up your left hand, palm facing out, and stick out your thumb. There, you’ve created a quick and easy map of the Mitten State. Now, look at the tip of your middle finger. That’s where Mackinac Island is – at the tip of the mitt,…

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