Recent and Featured Mackinac Island Articles

  • Golf a Historic Course on Mackinac Island

    Tee off at Wawashkamo on Mackinac Island, Michigan’s oldest continuously run golf course.

  • Three Steps to a Romantic Mackinac Island Day

    Start with breakfast while watching the waves, then a lovely trip around the island, ending at The Grand Hotel for dinner, and discover Mackinac Island, made for romance.

  • Traverse Classics: The Secret of Anne's Tablet on Mackinac Island

    Traverse Classics: There is a shrine in the woods of Mackinac Island boasting a beautiful view and celebrating the 19th century writer Constance Fenimore Woolson, but who was she and why is “Anne’s Tablet” there?

  • The Super Mac: Chicago, Mackinac, Port Huron Race

    Celebrations begin at the finish line of the longest freshwater race on the planet–from Chicago to Mackinac Island to Port Huron.

  • The 2009 Chicago to Mackinac Race Winds Up!

    Was this year’s race from Chicago’s Navy Pier to Mackinac Island the slowest ever?
    The 101st Chicago to Mackinac sailboat race continues into Day 4

  • 2009 Chicago to Mackinac Race: The First Boat Is In!

    DogDayz is the first to cross the finish line in the Chicago to Mackinac sailboat race, pulling into Mackinac Island early Monday morning, July 20.

  • The Mackinac Island "Don’t Miss" List

    The Grand Hotel, island eats, Arch Rock, biking and Fort Mackinac are just some of the Mackinac Island attractions on this “must do” list.

  • Mackinac Island's Arch Rock

    Mackinac Island’s Arch Rock rises 15 stories above the lake and is a must-see whether hiking or biking the island.

  • The Fort Mackinac Never Sweats

    The Never Sweats take Mackinac Island’s vintage lifestyle to the baseball diamond.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner on Mackinac Island

    Perfect picks for breakfast, lunch and dinner on Mackinac Island, plus grab a pizza to eat with a view and don’t forget some famous Mackinac Island fudge.

  • Make the Most of Your Mackinac Island Road Trip

    Family road trip to Mackinac? Make the most of it with some delightful (and delicious) stops along the way.

  • Mackinac Island Vacation Guide: Mackinac Hotels, Restaurants, Rentals

    Mackinac Island vacation guide including Mackinac Island hotels, Mackinac restaurants, events, beaches, shopping, and a digital, clickable Vacation Guide.

  • Petoskey Vacation Guide, Harbor Springs Vacation, Bay Harbor

    Petoskey, Harbor Springs, Bay Harbor Vacation Guide including Petoskey hotels, Harbor Springs hotels, restaurants, cabins, lake houses, events, attractions.

  • Anne by Constance Fenimore Woolson

    Excerpt from the novel Anne by Constance Fenimore Woolson. Published in the 1880’s and set on Mackinac Island.

  • Geocaching: Rediscover the Joy of Exploration

    With a GPS unit and some coordinates, you are set to wander the forest (and elsewhere) in search of treasure.

  • Hotel Iroquois

    Take a video tour of Hotel Iroquois on Mackinac Island, named in the top 500 list by Travel and Leisure Magazine.

  • Horn’s Gaslight Bar & Restaurant

    Take a video tour of Horn’s Gaslight Bar & Restaurant on Mackinac Island, known for its great atmosphere and American and Southwestern cuisine.

  • Yankee Rebel Tavern

    This video tour takes you to the Yankee Rebel Tavern on Mackinac Island, an island mainstay with an eclectic mix of regional favorites.

  • 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.