Recent and Featured Mackinac Island Articles

  • 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.

  • island-slice-logo Island Slice

    Pizzeria, bakery and ice cream shop. Located at the Horse Corral Mall.

  • feedbag Feedbag

    Donuts made daily. Hot dogs, brats and more. Located near the Surrey Hills Carriage Museum

  • doghousepano Doghouse

    Hot dogs, nachos, chips and more. Picnic tables under big umbrellas. Located at Windermere point on the Straits of Mackinac

  • Inn on Mackinac Island Michigan the Quiet Inn Espresso Cafe

    Creative coffee drinks and pizza in a Victorian setting with outdoor garden seating at the Inn on Mackinac

  • Stonecliffe_flat2_cool Cudahy Chophouse

    Steaks, chops and fresh fish at this restaurant in Stonecliff Manor tucked away in the woods up Island. Reservations recommended. 

  • index Chuckwagon

    Mackinac Island’s quintessential diner.

  • 431985_10150590645456476_337529312_n Chillin’ & Grillin’ Waterfront Cafe

      Burgers on the outdoor grill, fresh whitefish baskets and more.

  • Cannonball_1927REVISED.15132032_std Cannonball Drive In

    Burgers, sandwiches, pizza, ice cream, fried pickles and more. Dine inside or out. Located at historic British Landing. BBQ hayrides peak season, call for reservations. Group meals […]

  • 149288448473922 Amigo Burrito Mexican Grill

    Burritos, tacos and quesadillas made to order. Dine in or carry out. Located in Murray Hotel’s lobby