horse and carriage coming up the hill with flowers on both sides, lake in the background

Mackinac Island

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For centuries, visitors have found this national landmark to be the ideal vacation spot. No cars. No chain hotels. Just world-famous Mackinac Island Fudge, historic Fort Mackinac, unique shopping and diverse dining. Unforgettable sunsets, awe-inspiring sunrises and over 70 miles of hiking and biking trails befit our ranking as the #1 Island in the Continental U.S. as named by Travel & Leisure Magazine. ​Start planning your trip to Mackinac Island…the Jewel of the Great Lakes.

 

For the second consecutive year, Mackinac Island has been named the No.1 Best Summer Travel Destination in the USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice 2024 travel award contest!

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Mackinac Island offers timeless charm with its horse-drawn carriages, historic architecture and attractions. Come explore the island's natural beauty through miles of biking and hiking trails and enjoy a wide variety of activities. Stay overnight or come for the day - shop, dine and remember to try the fudge – the sweet treat that Mackinac Island is famous for.

 

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