Winter on Mackinac Island: 4 reasons to visit


Mackinac Island is one of America’s favorite summer travel destinations. But did you know it’s also one of the country’s best Christmas towns? Although peak tourist season ended in October, there are plenty of great reasons to visit Mackinac in the offseason: You can get into the holiday spirit with the island’s annual tree lighting…

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Think Mackinac Island is closing? Think again


The tourist season on Mackinac Island may come to a close Oct. 31 when the regular schedule of ferry service from St. Ignace and Mackinaw City ends. But the island never closes. Not only do about 500 people live on Mackinac year-round, but the island also remains open to visitors through the winter. While you…

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