Recent and Featured Mackinaw City Articles

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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

  • macbridge_lighthouse Watching Over the Mackinac Bridge. Photo: Lisa Haase
  • McGulpin Point

    First lit: 1869. History at Michigan Lighthouse Conservancy and Seeing the Light.

  • White Shoal

    First lit 1910. History at Michigan Lighthouse Conservancy and Seeing the Light.

  • Waugoshance

    First lit: 1851. History at Michigan Lighthouse Conservancy and Seeing the Light.

  • martinreef2_cgh Martin Reef

      First lit 1927. History at Michigan Lighthouse Conservancy and Seeing the Light.

  • Round Island

    First lit 1895. History at Michigan Lighthouse Conservancy and Seeing the Light.

  • Old Mackinac Point

    First lit 1892. History at Michigan Lighthouse Conservancy and Seeing the Light.

  • Mackinaw Club

    A Jerry Matthews course minutes from downtown Mackinaw City. 231-537-4955, Mackinaw Club Golf. For 24 hour-tee time booking 231-333-5040 or book online.

  • Headlands Preserve

    Within nearly 600 acres just west of Mackinac City, the Headlands Preserve provides two miles of stony waterfront along the Straits of Mackinac and five miles of […]

  • Wilderness State Park Trails

    Sprawling across 10,500 acres on Lake Michigan, just 11 miles west of Mackinaw City, Wilderness State Park is laced with 35 miles of trails traversing forested dunes, […]

  • Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park Trails

    Primarily a historical reenactment park based on a circa-1800 sawmill, Historic Mill Creek also provides 3.5 miles of easy trails, more than half of which are wheelchair […]

  • Mackinac Bridge

    This mighty Michigan icon, once the longest suspension bridge in the world, celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2007. (906) 643-7600, mackinacbridge.org.

  • Mackinac State Historic Parks

      Preserving Mackinac Island and Mackinaw City’s history at several sites. 231-436-4100, www.mackinacparks.com.

  • Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum

    Decomissioned in 2006, this former U.S. Coast Guard cutter is now docked and open for tours. Mackinaw City. 231-436-9825, www.themackinaw.org.

  • Wilderness State Park Trails

    Sprawling across 10,500 acres on Lake Michigan, just 11 miles west of Mackinaw City, Wilderness State Park is laced with 35 miles of trails traversing forested dunes, […]

  • Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park Trails

    Primarily a historical reenactment park based on a circa-1800 sawmill, Historic Mill Creek also provides 3.5 miles of easy trails, more than half of which are wheelchair […]