Girlfriends getaway: Unplug and relax on Mackinac


Time for a break from the routine? A place to unplug, unwind and relax? Welcome to Mackinac Island! It’s spelled M-a-c-k-i-n-a-c, yet pronounced Mack-in-awe. (It’s a French thing.) But however you say it, it’s how you experience Mackinac that matters. Mackinac makes for a fantastic family vacation all summer long. It’s a charming place for…

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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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Twitter Chat Recap: Mackinac Travel Planning


Thanks to everyone who participated in tonight’s Twitter Chat, our inaugural Twitter event!  The chat was a tremendous success thanks to our visitors, our members, and plenty of Mackinac Island fans who contributed.  Enjoy the recap below and be sure to check back for future chats on topics like Lilac Festival, Fudge Festival, Fall Travel…

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Mackinac Island among Expedia’s Most Tourist-Friendly Cities in the U.S.


We’re thrilled to say there’s one more reason to plan your next vacation to Mackinac Island: the travel booking site Expedia has named Mackinac among the top 13 “Most Tourist-Friendly Cities in the U.S.” That’s no surprise to anyone who has previously visited. After all, Mackinac thrives on its identity as a destination catering to…

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School’s Out and It’s Time For A Visit To Michigan’s Crown Jewel


School is [hopefully] officially out for the summer and it’s time to plan the perfect family getaway to your favorite freshwater destination, Mackinac Island. A unique family getaway spot for years, Mackinac boasts plenty of island fun for all ages centered on history, adventure, and of course plenty of outdoor fun. YOUR SCHEDULE YOUR RULES…

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