Looking for an insider tip? You’ve come to the right place. Take a look at our staff-approved top picks for creating magical Mackinac memories.
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 >
From Mackinac’s Island earliest history, the horse has played a crucial role.... Read More >
This spring, treat yourself to a feast for the eyes, as well as a unique educational experience, with a visit to the Wings of Mackinac Butterfly Conservatory.... Read More >
One of the most beautiful views on our island is that of Arch Rock, a short hike, ride, or paddle from Hotel Iroquois. The dynamic shoreline of Mackinac Island offers plenty to see, but any trip would be incomplete without a stop at this iconic spot on the eastern side of the Island.... Read More >
As you may or may not know, Mackinac Island has a ban on almost all kinds of motor vehicles, so walking around town almost feels like walking back in time, and with Jack’s Livery Stable, you can make the journey feel even more authentic with an old-fashioned horse and carriage ride.... Read More >