Mackinac Resort Management Come Stay with us on Mackinac Island


Experience the beauty of Mackinac Island in the winter


We offer a variety of winter accommodations! We have Pontiac Lodge and Suites in the Downtown area.


Check out  - The Ice Bridge



Pontiac Lodge is located downtown next to the Cawthorne's Village Inn Restaurant. You can relax in your Jacuzzi after a day of cross country skiing. The Pontiac Lodge features 10 adequate rooms and suites. Our rooms offer full kitchens, Cable TV, phone/internet, Jacuzzi's and living room areas.

VI Suites are located above the Cawthorne's Village Inn Restaurant. These suites are perfect for family and friends. These comfortable suites offer full kitchens, living rooms with cable TV, phone/internet and private bedrooms.

Harbor Place Studio Suites are located next to the Sheplers Ferry Docks on Main Street. These suites are comfortable and convenient. Each studio suite sleeps up to four people with a queen size bed, a couch that converts to a queen size bed, a complete kitchen area (stocked with utensils), washer and dryer, color TV and full bath.


Ski and Snowshoe rentals available!







Mackinac Island Winter Events & Businesses



December 5 - 7, 2014 Mackinac Island Christmas Bazaar

December 31, 2014 New Year’s Eve

Join us for some great parties and outdoor splendor as everyone rings in the New Year. There are great meals, great music and no one has to worry about driving.

January 1, 2015 Baby New Year

Father Time hands the year off to Baby New Year on January 1st and we celebrate on Mackinac Island with football parties at the downtown pubs.


January 16-18-, 2015 Martin Luther king Weekend

After King’s death, United States Representative John Conyers and United States Senator Edward Brooke introduced a bill in Congress to make King’s birthday a national holiday. President Ronald Reagan signed the bill and made his birthday a National Holiday. Take a peaceful weekend on the Island & reflect on his life as we all pay tribute to the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


February 6-7, 2015 Mackinac Island Winter Festival

Join us at Great Turtle Park with a bonfire cook out, sledding, snow golf, archery, snow volleyball, broom hockey and help select the images at the school for the 2014 Mackinac Island Calendar. 

February 14, 2015 Great Turtle Chili Cook Off

Hit the cross-country ski trails surrounded by snow falling on cedars then make your way to the event of the winter. The annual chili cook off takes place at Cawthorne’s Village Inn Restaurant, where chefs and average Joe’s duke it out for the first, second and third place honors. 

February 13-16, 2015 Washington’s Birthday Bash

President’s Day Weekend is a great time to hit the snowy trails for this extended weekend across America.


March 13-15, 2015 St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

Snow, Fog, Ice, Water…makes for a typical March on Mackinac Island. Revelers are invited to play Snow Volleyball and the Annual Jamie Bynoe Street Hockey Tournament downtown. Oh…and there will be plenty of Irish Cheer!

Winter Businesses

Arnold Line Ferry (906) 847-3351
(from St. Ignace only until the Ice freezes in January)

Doud’s Market (906) 847-3444

Great Lakes Air (906) 643-7165

Mackinac Island Bible Church  (906) 847-0217

Mackinac Island Medical Center (906) 847-3582

Mackinac Island Taxi Service (906) 847-3323
All reservations for evening must be made by 3pm daily.

Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau (906) 847-3783

Mustang Lounge  (906) 847-9916

St. Anne’s Catholic Church  (906) 847-3507

Trinity Episcopal Church (906) 847-3798

Cawthorne's Village Inn (906) 847-3542


Arnold Line Ferry Line: 800-542-8528 The only boat line servicing Mackinac Island in the off season. Arnold Mackinac Island Ferry offers passenger ferry service from St. Ignace, MI November - April, weather permitting. 

Great lakes Air: 906-643-7165, The airport services the Island everyday throughout the season. (Weather permitting) The airport is located in St. Ignace, MI.

Mackinac Island Carriage Tours and Taxi: 906-847-3323, The horse drawn taxi has daytime hours and does accept reservations for the evening when reserved ahead of time.