Recent and Featured Mackinac Island Articles

  • Grand Hotel

    Sit back and take a video tour of the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, a stunning resort opened in 1887, whose restaurants, lodging and recreation options are just as gorgeous and vibrant today.

  • A Day on Mackinac Island

    Take a video tour of Mackinac Island, a stunning island where horses replace cars and filled with history, nature, restaurants, shopping and beautiful hotels.

  • Bike Mackinac Island’s Interior

    Sneak away from Mackinac Island’s downtown to discover what made this island a tourist heaven in the first place.

  • Thumbnail portrait: Mackinac Island

    Mackinac Island is a one-of-a-kind get-away, filled with horse-drawn carriages, homemade fudge and spectacular vistas of Lake Michigan, Lake Huron and the Mackinac Bridge.

  • Chateau Lorraine: Mackinac Island

    A profile of Mackinac Island’s Chateau Lorraine, a French Quarter-style Victorian B & B.

  • Fort Michilimackinac Experience Colonial Michilimackinac near Mackinac Island

    Step back in time at Colonial Michilimackinac, the fort controlled by the British in the 1770s. Watch Redcoats fire muskets, dance at a wedding, enlist in the British army and watch archaeologists as the excavate the history of life at the Fort.

  • Make Mackinac a Romantic Retreat

    A romantic getaway on Mackinac Island includes breakfast on a veranda, a tandem bike around the island and a panaramic view to accompany nightly entertainment at The Grand Hotel.

  • Mackinac Island Fudge Mackinac Island: World’s Greatest Fudge

    Mackinac Island is known for making the best fudge in the world due to the island’s climate. 15 locations on the island sell fudge.

  • Q & A with Captain Garth Law

    Interview with Garth Law, a captain of a ferry that runs between Mackinaw City and Mackinac Island.

  • The Bats of Mackinac Island

    A look at why bats love Mackinac Island and why we should be happy they do.

  • mackinac island skiing A Mackinac Island Ski Getaway

    Mackinac Island in winter offers serenity, beauty and adventure on this cross-country ski vacation.

  • Six Island Escapes

    Six island escapes in Lake Michigan, each offering its own charms. Included are Drummond Island, Mackinac Island, Republic Island, Isle Royale, Boblo Island, North Manitou island.

  • Classic Photos from Mackinac Island

    Vintage photography from the turn of the century, Victorian era on Mackinac Island.

  • Discover Fort Mackinac

    A day on Mackinac Island includes a visit to Fort Mackinac, founded in 1780 and offering interactive history.