Recent and Featured Mackinac Island Articles

  • The Leland River, parking lot to the Bluebird and the Riverside Inn Top 10 Northern Michigan Restaurants You Can Boat To

    Here are the top 10 Northern Michigan restaurants you can boat to according to the over 10,000 folks who voted in MyNorth’s 2014 Red Hot Best annual contest. […]

  • Mackinac Island 4th of july A Star-Spangled 2014 Mackinac Island 4th of July

    The 4th of July on Mackinac Island means pulling out the stops for a star-spangled celebration. To make sure you make the most of your Northern Michigan […]

  • 4th of July Cocktail Recipes Dynamite Northern Michigan 4th of July Cocktails

    Toast the U.S.’s birthday with a celebratory spirit conceived by Northern Michigan’s craftiest mixologists. Our recipe contributors are Northern Michigan’s Red Hot Best bartender Jesse Bader from […]

  • Pyrotechnics from Traverse City's 4th of July 2014 Northern Michigan 4th of July: Parades and Fireworks

    It’s time to celebrate America’s birthday and to plan ahead for your Northern Michigan vacation. Grab a picnic basket and fill it with Northern Michigan food and […]

  • Photo by Neil Weaver The Mackinac Bridge

    The majestic Mackinac Bridge, which connects St. Ignace in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula to Mackinaw City in the Lower Peninsula and overlooks Mackinac Island, is an essential part […]

  • Planning Your Mackinac Island Vacation Planning Your Mackinac Island Vacation

    Mackinac Island is a favorite Northern Michigan vacation destination, with visitors traveling from all over the world to stay at the quaint isle.  This automobile-free, history-laden haven […]

  • Mackinac Island horses Mackinac Island Horses

    The “Horse is King” on Mackinac Island, a place where vacationers’ only means of transportation are bikes, roller blades, and horseback or carriage rides. Known specifically for […]

  • Shepler's Ferry In Morning Mist Headed to Mackinac Island Getting to Mackinac Island

    Getting to Mackinac Island is the first step to your Northern Michigan vacation on the island.  It’s a process that’s been streamlined throughout the decades of island […]

  • Ginger Zee Ginger Zee’s Top Northern Michigan Picks

    Just in case you’ve been living in a cave in lower Slovenia for the past few days, Newsflash! Good Morning America’s meteorologist Ginger Zee is getting married […]

  • The Grand Hotel The Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island

    Photo by The Grand Hotel. The Grand Hotel is an epicenter of Mackinac Island, and a visit to the storied attraction should be on the checklist of […]

  • Mackinac Summer Festivals Mackinac Island Festivals and Events

    Mackinac Island hosts festivals celebrating the lilacs, the island’s famous fudge, music and more in one of the world’s most beautiful settings.

  • Things to do on Mackinac Island The Best Things to Do on Mackinac Island in One Day

    Making the most of a day-long vacation on Mackinac Island requires a precise plan of action. Despite the island’s small footprint (not even 4 square miles!), the sheer […]

  • Mackinac Island Board Game ‘Mackinac Island Treasure Hunt’: A Mackinac Island Board Game

    When Barbara Overdier and her husband Jim Muratzki took their annual spring vacation to Mackinac Island several years ago, Overdier experienced something of an epiphany while walking […]

  • Mackinac Island Memorial Day 10 Things To Do for Your Mackinac Island Memorial Day Weekend

    Heading to Mackinac Island for Memorial Weekend? Check out this list of top 10 things to do during this holiday weekend!

  • Northern Michigan Memorial Day Northern Michigan Memorial Day Services & Parades

    Northern Michigan Events: Honor the United States Veterans this Memorial Day Weekend 2013 at these Northern Michigan observances and celebrations.

  • Apache Trout Grill in Traverse City Northern Michigan Memorial Day Weekend: Where to Dine Outdoors

    It’s Memorial Day Weekend and you’ve made it to Northern Michigan. You hear a deep, ominous rumbling from your abdomen, and you think to yourself…I’m starving!  Now […]

  • imgres The Original Pancake House

     Breakfast sandwiches, omelets, Plath smoked meats, waffles, pancakes, deli sandwiches and more.

  • photo Momma LaRosa’s Pizza Buffet

      Pizza buffet with salad bar. Located in the Murray Hotel

  • 10322787_507298496041047_371582028287948376_n Mighty Mac Hamburgers

    Breakfast sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs, chicken sandwiches and more. Indoor seating or carryout.

  • 7721a9_e9aa6e22baf04b861162b66baadc6e9b.jpg_srz_p_392_135_75_22_0.50_1.20_0 JL Beanery

    Sandwiches, salads, soups, coffee. Located waterside.