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ARCH ROCK

 

One of the most photographed spots on Mackinac Island, Arch Rock, a geological formation of a natural limestone arch, is a truly breathtaking and wonderous attraction.  This amazing site to see...more details

BIKING & HIKING

 

Eightly percent of Mackinac Island is State Park land, with 70 miles of roads and trails within the park for biking and hiking.  Bike rentals are available on the Island, or you can bring your...more details

CARRIAGE RENTALS AND TOURS

 

Since motor vehicles are not permitted to intrude on the natural beauty of Mackinac Island, there is no better way to visit this historic isle and see the legendary points of interest than by carriage...more details

BUTTERFLY HOUSES

 

Mackinac's Original Butterfly House is a must see family experience. This live butterfly exhibit is the first of it's kind in Michigan and the third largest in the United States...more details     

CAVE IN THE WOODS

 

Near the Mackinac Island airport, Cave in the Woods is located at the Crack in the Island;  which is a very narrow yet very extraordinary trail. Make sure to pack some bug spray for...more details    

CHURCHES

 

There are a several functioning historical churches on Mackinac Island.

Historic Mission Church is a classic structure that showcases Colonial New England style architecture in fine detail...more details

SHOPPING & FUDGE

 

The street on Mackinac Island are bustling with visitors shopping for mementos to take home with them. You can find beautiful casual wear, moccasins, jewelry...more details

 

 

CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING

 

This snow-covered wonderland is the perfect winter destination, with beautifully groomed trails through serene forests.  You will feel like you have the island all to yourself. Cross-country skiing...more details

 

EXPLORING THE ISLAND

 

The natural beauty of Mackinac Island State Park is unsurpassed, honored by National Geographic as one of the ten finest in America.  Parade Magazine has designated Mackinac Island as one...more details

 

FORT HOLMES

 

Fort Holmes was originally established as Fort George by the Britisth Forces during the last year of the War of 1812 to help defend the adjacent Fort Mackinac from a possible U.S. attack...more details

 

FORT MACKINAC

 

Built by the British in 1780 to protect the Great Lakes Fur Trade, Fort Mackinac served as a sentinel in the Straits of Mackinac for 115 years. Today, the original restored...more details

 

GOLFING

 

There are two golf courses on Mackinac Island. The Grand Hotel's Jewel and the historic Wawashkamo Golf Club.  The Jewel features beautiful, lush landscaping and is meticulously maintained. The Grand nine... more details   

 

HAUNTS OF MACKINAC

 

Take a step off the beaten path and journey into the unknown with our guides on our newest adventures! Learn about history, legends, and some of the ghosts...more details

 

HORSEBACK RIDING

 

A favorite pasttime from over a  century ago, horseback riding  is still a main attraction on the island. Mackinac Island is one place where horses always have the right of way...more details

 

INTO THE PAST

 

When you step off of the ferry, you will be surrounded by a living Victorian village - shops and restaurants, horses and carriages, people on foot and on bicycles. Enjoy the downtown...more details

 

ISLAND PARADISE

 

Surrounded by the sparkling blue waters of Lake Huron between Michigan's upper and lower peninsulas, Mackinac Island offers an unforgettable natural and historical vacation experience. From a romantic weekend getaway...more details

 

SAILING & CHARTERS

 

Sip n' Sail themed cruises aboard the Isle Royal Queen III, a luxurious 81′ vessel featuring multiple outdoor viewing areas, heated indoor cabins, restrooms...more details

 

SUNSET ROCK

 

Sunset Rock, also referred to as Chimney Rock, is located on the west end of the island near Stonecliffe, and offers an absolutely stunning view of Lake Huron and the Mackinac Bridge...more details 

 

SKULL CAVE

 

Skull Cave is a small and shallow cave on the central heights of Mackinac Island. The cave was carved during the Algonquin post-glacial period by waters of Lake Algonquin, a swollen meltwater...more details

 

LILAC FESTIVAL

 

What began as a simple conversation in the 1940s is now a fantastic ten day event with lots of family friendly activities and fun things to do. Evangilene “Ling” Horn and Nurse Stella King spoke with veterinarian...more details

 

MACKINAC ART MUSEUM

 

Mackinac Island has long been an inspiring place for artists to visit and hone their talents. The collection at The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum showcases historic treasures...more details 

 

MACKINAC ISLAND YACHT CLUB

 

Sailors from all ports can enjoy the amenities of the Mackinac Island Yacht Club when they anchor on the Mackinac Island shores. This is one place where membership truly does have it's privileges,...more details

 

ZOO DE MACK BIKE RIDE

 

When the Zoo de Mack organizers put the disclaimer that this bike ride was not a race; they meant it!  Proudly going for over 20 years, the Zoo de Mack is a springtime rite of passage...more details

 

ANNUAL LABOR DAY MACKINAC BRIDGE WALK

 

The Annual Labor Day Mackinac Bridge Walk is sponsored by the Mackinac Bridge Authority, the St. Ignace Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Mackinaw Area Chamber of Commerce...more details 

 

MACKINAC ISLAND FESTIVAL OF THE HORSE

 

The Mackinac Island Festival of the Horse is a way to celebrate all things equestrian, raise some money for our community stable, and have some outdoor fun. Come celebrate the animal which has replaced...more details

 

BELL'S BEER BAYVIEW TO MACKINAC RACE

 

Bell's Beer Bayview to Mackinac Race, which is held mid-July, is recognized by sailors as one of the most challenging freshwater boat races in the world.  Whether you’re watching from one of the...more details

 

CHICAGO YACHT CLUB RACE TO MACKINAC

 

The annual Chicago to Mackinac yacht race is one of the most prestigious yachting traditions.  For over one hundred years, this annual sailing extravaganza has entertained, uplifted, and educated...more details 

 

SOMEWHERE IN TIME WEEKEND

 

The classic romance movie “Somewhere in Time” starring Jane Seymour and Christopher Reeve was filmed exclusively on Mackinac Island and in Chicago, IL. Many Mackinac islanders made...more details

 

MACKINAC ISLAND FUDGE FESTIVAL

 

Come celebrate Mackinac Island's famous sweet treat at the Mackinac Island Fudge Festival! This two day festival in mid-August features candymaking demonstrations, new flavor tastings, history of fudge, history ...more details 

 

GREAT TURTLE CHILI COOKOFF

 

What better way to warm up from a midwinter ski or hike in the pristine outdoors of Mackinac Island, then with a bowl of delectable home-cooked chili at the Great Turtle Chili Cookoff hosted by...more details

 

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR

 

The annual Mackinac Island Christmas Bazaar is always a wonderful way to start the holiday season with it's early December tree lighting ceremony. What could be more magical than this snow-covered island...more details

 

HALLOWEEN PARTIES

 

Halloween on Mackinac Island is definitely not your typical Halloween experience. For starters, the Halloween parties are the weekend before the actual Halloween as many stores and restaurants...more details 

 

WINTER FESTIVAL

 

Mackinac Island's Winter Festival is an annual event organized by Mackinac Island Recreational Development with the proceeds from the celebration used to improve recreational activities in the...more details 

 

JAZZ WEEKEND

 

Jazz fans the world over like to take in the smooth sounds of jazz on Mackinac Island.  The Grand Hotel’s Labor Day Jazz Weekend is the perfect opportunity to come enjoy good music, good...more details

 

4TH OF JULY

 

Come spend your Independence Day with us on Mackinac Island. Stop by Windermere Point were you'll find good ole-fashioned fun and games provided by the Mackinac Island Recreation Department...more details 

 

VINTAGE BASEBALL

 

“Hip Hip Huzzah!  Hip Hip Huzzah!” These are just the authentic sounds of the original all-American pastime of baseball. Every year on the parade ground behind Fort Mackinac...more details

 

MACKINAC POLICY CONFERENCE

 

Celebrating 30 years of moving Michigan forward, the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce Mackinac Policy Conference comes to Grand Hotel.  By bringing over 1,500 of Michigan’s business...more details


 

MICHIGAN’S GOVERNOR’S SUMMER RESIDENCE TOURS

 

This palatial summer cottage was built in 1902 on a bluff overlooking the Straits of Mackinac. It was originally a summer cottage for a Chicago attorney, Lawrence Andrew Young. It was later owned ...more details 

 

MACKINAC ISLAND EIGHT MILE RUN/WALK

 

Join us for the 46th running of this exciting, end of summer event. You will experience Mackinac Island in one of the oldest and most scenic races in Michigan....more details

 

GREAT TURTLE TRAIL RUN

 

This year marks the 21st running of one of the most scenic trail events in the state. We have a capacity of 3,500 participants running and walking the inside trails of Mackinac Island...more details

 

ROMANTIC GETAWAYS

 

When you think about romance, it conjures up images of long walks along the shoreline, horse-drawn carriage rides, fine dining, lovely accommodations, tandem bike rides, a picnic for two...more details

 

DESTINATION DREAM WEDDING WEEKEND

 

Many couples dream of having a romantic wedding on Mackinac Island.  It’s quaint history and unique natural beauty make it a perfect site for a destination wedding...more details