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Most of our guests visit here because they enjoy the Mackinac Island “experience” reminiscent of a more genteel era – an era of horse-drawn carriages, wildflower-strewn woodlands, bandshell concerts, and vintage architecture with unique shops and boutiques.... Read More >
Todd Clements has been incredibly busy for the past 25 years.... Read More >
A profusion of fragrant and colorful lilacs will be in full bloom when Mackinac Island celebrates its 70th annual Lilac Festival June 8-17.... Read More >
From stately Victorian-era hotels, to Arts and Crafts-style cottages, to New England Colonial structures and the earliest Native American wigwam dwellings, the architecture of Mackinac Island reflects both its history and the diversity of its influences.... Read More >
This Independence Day, the air will be redolent with the smell of hot dogs and hamburgers sizzling on grills, blaring horns and crashing cymbals will accompany bands marching to the sounds of Sousa, and a dazzling array of fireworks will illuminate night skies nationwide as we come together to celebrate our most American holiday.... Read More >
Since 1949, the people of Mackinac Island have been honoring the beloved lilac with the Lilac Festival.... Read More >
Imagine leisurely spring and summer evenings spent stargazing, or sunny days exploring the island by horseback or bicycle.... Read More >