Explorer’s guide to Mackinac Island: Cave of bones and more


More than 250 years ago, Fort Michilimackinac came under attack during Pontiac’s War. Under the guise of a lacrosse game, a coalition of Native Americans invaded the fort and routed the British who controlled it. Twenty people were killed, some of them scalped alive. The fur trader Alexander Henry fled. Henry was friends with the…

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Fall in Love with Mackinac Fall Specials


Mackinac Island is a summertime staple in Michigan – but that doesn’t mean it’s not a fun place to be when the leaves start changing color. As the leaves change so do the crowds, as they dwindle in size. Mackinac Island opens up come autumn and it feels like it becomes your own playground. All…

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Lime Kiln Ruins, Eagle Point Cave, Robinson’s Folly, oh my!


When one thinks of the natural attractions on Mackinac Island, the mind wanders immediately to Arch Rock or Sugar Loaf or even Devil’s Kitchen. And deservedly so. These are great natural wonders. Easy to find on the Island. And great spots for selfies and photo ops. But these aren’t the only natural attractions on Mackinac…

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