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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6 awesome ways to take a fall color tour on Mackinac Island


It’s just about that time of year for one of Michigan’s favorite pastimes: the fall color tour. As the weather cools and the sun sets earlier, the leaves begin to change from their summer greens into a kaleidoscope of yellows, oranges and reds. The amazing display presents an awesome opportunity to get behind the wheel…

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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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5 reasons Mackinac Island is Michigan’s wedding capital


When was the last time you were at a wedding where the dessert table featured authentic Mackinac Island fudge? Or where the wedding party went for a cruise under the Mackinac Bridge? There were more than 2 million weddings in the United States last year – more than 6,000 every single day – and so…

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An Island of Romance Awaits You


Valentine’s Day has come and gone, marking the official season of love and there’s no better time to begin planning your own romantic getaway here on beautiful Mackinac Island.  Starry nights, lapping waves, and opportunity for romance every step of the way included with each stay.  From couples spa treatments to quiet strolls along the…

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