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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When Mackinac Island ‘opens’ for the 2019 season


Mark your calendars. Opening day 2019 on Mackinac Island is April 21! Of course, Mackinac never really closes. It’s open year-round, and because more than 80 percent of the island is a state park it’s a great place to explore during Michigan winters. (Yes, you can visit Mackinac right now!) But April 21 is when […]

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