At the northern most tip of Michigan's lower peninsula, on the shores where Lake Michigan and Lake Huron meet, Mackinaw City is alive with a history all its own. Hear tales of mighty ships, learn legends of sailors, fur traders and adventurers.
Audio courtesy of Mackinac State Historic Parks
Mackinaw City has a story to tell--a good story. More than a great getaway, the "Tip of the Mitt" is alive with a history all its own. Tales of mighty ships, mighty adventurers and the "Mighty Mac." Relive 18th century America at Colonial Michilimackinac. Climb the tower and breathe in the spectacular view at Old Mackinaw Point Lighthouse. Watch rival lumberjack camps compete for the title "Bull of the Woods." Tour the Icebreaker Mackinaw and discover why she is the "Queen of the Great Lakes." Watch the sun slowly sink below the horizon on a sunset cruise across the Straits of Mackinac.
Everyone loves a good story--this story, Mackinaw City's story--is Pure Michigan.
Explore the history of the region, fly high above the trees on a zip line or climb Michigan's only vertical nature trail, a five-story high Treetop Discovery Tower. Parasail above the Straits of Mackinaw and take a sunset cruise under the Mackinac Bridge.
Mackinaw City is the perfect starting point for day trips. Save the hassle of packing your belongings and let us be your home away from home.
The avenues of Mackinaw City offer everything from nostalgia to collectibles. The culinary delights are steeped in tradition. Mackinaw City will leave your taste buds eager for more.
Rich in history and beauty, the Mackinaw area offers many event opportunities. Stay tuned for fun and exciting summer festivals.
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