Since the early 1880’s the first Monday of September has been recognized as a time to salute America’s workers with picnics and parades on "a day off for the working man." With school starting after the Monday, September 5 holiday, the long Labor Day Weekend is an ideal time to squeeze in some last-minute summertime fun.
For most, memories of Michigan’s crown jewel, Mackinac Island, include warm sunny days strolling along Main Street, the clip clop of horses taking visitors from around the world to the various attractions on the island.
Set majestically between the two peninsulas is Michigan’s crown jewel, Mackinac Island. Named one of the Top 10 Islands in the World by Condé Nast Traveler this picturesque destination is one of Michigan’s most unique tourist destinations and the one destination where it pays to leave your watch at home.
Every year there are new sights to see and places to visit that complement the natural attractions across Michigan. Here’s a sampling of what’s hot for 2011 in lodging options, dining spots and milestone anniversary celebrations.
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