Recent and Featured Mackinac Island Articles

  • 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

  • Mackinac Island Hotel Packages 6 Spring Mackinac Island Hotel Packages

    The ice surrounding Mackinac Island has given way and the ferries are full steam, so get up to the Island for a Northern Michigan vacation this spring!  […]

  • RS41565_DSC_0452 10 Northern Michigan Memorial Day Weekend Activities

    Top 10 Northern Michigan Memorial Day Weekend ideas for everyone in the family to celebrate the start of summer

  • mackinac island Free Guide to the Best of Mackinac Island

    Get your FREE guide to The Best of Mackinac Island. Just fill out the form below and download your free guide! Your Northern Michigan vacation isn’t complete without […]

  • macbridge_lighthouse Watching Over the Mackinac Bridge. Photo: Lisa Haase
  • Beaver / Mackinac Island board plane Classic read: Season Finale Games, Mackinac Island v. Beaver Island

    This story first ran in the March 2004 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine and is reprinted unchanged. Each year, on a patch of land surrounded by ice, […]

  • Mackinac Island’s Hotel Iroquois Offers Summer Packages

    As a perennial winner of Condè Nast Traveler’s Best in the World award for small hotels, Mackinac Island’s Hotel Iroquois has a strong reputation to uphold—and boy […]

  • 2014 Stars of the Industry at Governor's Conference on Tourism Governor’s Conference on Michigan Tourism: Crystal Mountain Hotelier of the Year, Plus 4 Other Northern Michigan Honorees

    In front of a record crowd of 1000 attendees at the Grand Traverse Resort, Crystal Mountain’s president and chief executive officer Jim MacInnes and his wife, chief […]

  • St-Pats-JJC-1 Fairs, Festivals and Holidays in March

    Ladies and gentlemen, get out your green: it’s a countdown to St. Patrick’s day!  Here’s a list of fairs, festivals, and holidays in March that all celebrate […]

  • Vote now through March 14, 2014 for Red Hot Best of Northern Michigan Vote for the 2014 MyNorth Red Hot Best of Northern Michigan, Now To March 14th.

    It’s time! MyNorth Red Hot Best of Northern Michigan voting and nominating is open, now through March 14th! Old favorites return: burger, pizza, teacher and redhead. Plus […]

  • bike mackinac island Video: Biking Mackinac Island

      Whether you hug the 8-mile path that circles the island (and borders gorgeous Lake Huron!) or take off for the interior on a mountain bike, biking […]

  • bike mackinac island Mackinac Island State Park

      Covering 80 percent of the no-cars-allowed Mackinac Island, this state park in the captivatingly beautiful Straits of Mackinac serves up natural sites like Arch Rock and […]