Recent and Featured Mackinac Island Articles

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Mackinac Vacation Directory-Mackinac Island, Mackinaw City, St. Ignace

    Mackinac Vacation Directory The Mighty Mac Bridge spans the distance between Mackinaw City and St. Ignace, connecting Michigan's Upper and Lower Peninsulas. And both cities are launching […]

  • 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.