The Mackinac Blog

Welcome To Mackinac Island!

A trip to Mackinac Island is a journey to the best part of the past. Step off the ferry and you are immersed in a new world: horse carriages wait for passengers instead of taxis and families ride bicycles – yes, mom, dad and the kids, all together – through the streets downtown.

Some visitors to Mackinac Island come for the elegant places to stay, such as Grand Hotel or the Hotel Iroquois. Others for the rich history of Fort Mackinac. Still others come to shop and to hear the clip clop of the horses and take a scenic carriage tour or ride bicycles to the interior and around the shoreline of the island. And almost everyone, of course, wanders into one of the many sweet-smelling candy shops downtown for a taste (or more) of creamy Mackinac Island Fudge

One of the best ways to visit Mackinac Island is to find a place to stay on the island and experience the entire day – from sunrise to sunset – and watch the lights come on in the evening. Our Interactive Lodging Map will help you find your favorite resort, hotel or historic inn, or bed & breakfast on Mackinac Island.
 
Mackinac Island News And Special Events
 

Mackinac Island Photo Albums

Mission Point Resort – Photos
Over the winter Mission Point Resort continued the ongoing renovations of the rooms and suites in their Main Lodge – all part of a recent $5 million update of the resort. Here’s a photo album of some of the lodging renovations along with photos we’ve shared over the years of the beautiful grounds and gardens [...] more...

Hotel Iroquois – Photos
We’d like to give a shout-out to one of our long-time sponsors, the Hotel Iroquois, which is now open for the 2018 season. The winner of Condé Nast Traveler’s “Best Small Hotel in the World” for three consecutive years, the Hotel Iroquois is known for its beautiful guest rooms and suites with stunning views of [...] more...

Grand Hotel – Photos
Grand Hotel opened for it’s 132nd season last week and plans are set for another great year. To celebrate the 2018 spring and summer season on Mackinac, here are some of our favorite photos of Grand Hotel from previous years. Grand Hotel – Photo Gallery (Click on photos for captions & slideshow view) Load more Grand Hotel Photos [...] more...

Mackinac Island Featured Lodging – Photos
OPENING WEEKEND for 2018 is this weekend for many Mackinac Island hotels, restaurants and businesses. JUST A REMINDER: An overnight trip to Mackinac Island gives you time to see a beautiful Straits of Mackinac sunset, take a night-time stroll downtown, and wake up to the clip-clop of horses outside your window. With that in mind, [...] more...

Lilacs and Early Summer Flowers on Mackinac Island – June 5, 2014
The 2014 Mackinac Island Lilac Festival starts on Friday, June 6, and goes through June 15. Some early lilacs are blooming, but look for the majority to blossom starting next week. In the meantime, here’s a view of some of the early summer flowers adding their color and beauty to June on Mackinac Island. Lilacs and [...] more...

 
Mackinac Island Featured Lodging
 

Grand Hotel
Grand Hotel is situated on the southwestern bluff of Mackinac Island overlooking the Straits of Mackinac and – in the distance – the Mackinac Bridge. From the front porch – the world’s largest at 660 feet – guests can look down at the well-kept gardens and relax and enjoy the ambiance of “somewhere in [...] more...

Hotel Iroquois
Located on the waterfront at the western edge of town, the Hotel Iroquois is convenient to all the main-street attractions of Mackinac Island, yet far enough away to offer guests a bit of privacy from the downtown bustle. Stunning views of the Straits of Mackinac and the Mackinac Bridge are the hallmark of a stay [...] more...

Mission Point Resort
Mission Point Resort is located on Mackinac Island, one of the most unique island destinations in the world. Guests are enchanted by Mission Point’s relaxed atmosphere, award-winning cuisine, rustic fireside ambiance, rich culture, arts and activities, broad lawns and lush gardens that together create the perfect setting for renewal, inspiration and meaningful connections. Nestled on 18 acres [...] more...

Chippewa Hotel
A stay at the Chippewa Hotel puts you right in the middle of all the charms of Mackinac Island. Choose a main street room and wake up to the clip-clop of the horse carriages passing along the street below. Stay in a Harbor View waterfront room or suite and enjoy the views of the harbor [...] more...

Lilac Tree Suites and Spa
With thirty-nine uniquely appointed suites, the Lilac Tree Suites and Spa reflects the French, English and American heritage of Mackinac Island. Each spacious suite has a living room and a separate sleeping room. No two suites are alike. The unique decor is accented with variations of wood, wicker and iron. Traditional antiques and modern fixtures combine [...] more...

Main Street Inn and Suites
Step back in time with an overnight stay on beautiful and historic Mackinac Island. Our well-appointed 18 rooms and suites provide comfortable elegance, perfect for honeymoon couples to large families. We offer affordable accommodations with many outstanding amenities, including a communal sitting room with pool table, cable television, and games. Our nightly turndown service includes a fudge [...] more...

Lakebluff Condos and Suites – Mackinac Island
Mackinac Island Lakebluff Condos at Stonecliffe are situated high atop the West Bluff on beautiful Mackinac Island. There are acres of bike trails, walking trails and roads throughout and around Mackinac Island. Our accommodations have panoramic views of the Straits of Mackinac and the Mackinac Bridge with awesome sunsets on the grounds of Stonecliffe Estate. GOLF [...] more...

The Inn at Stonecliffe
Discretely situated high atop the west bluff of Mackinac Island, The Inn at Stonecliffe welcomes you to experience the historic charm and unparalleled beauty of this one-of-a-kind Mackinac Island summer estate hotel. Today, completely remodeled and expanded, this Edwardian style Inn & hotel celebrates its first century with an unmatched location and grand views of [...] more...

Harbour View Inn
Immerse yourself in the ​historic​ charm that has made Mackinac Island famous when you stay at the Harbour View Inn – a hotel with a fascinating history of its own. Located only a short walk from the best attractions on Michigan’s Mackinac Island, yet away from the bustling traffic of downtown, this relaxing hotel complex offers the perfect romantic retreat. more...

Island House Hotel
Mackinac Island’s oldest hotel, Island House Hotel offers sweeping harbor views and a full complement of amenities. As a Historic Hotel of America and State of Michigan landmark, it is no surprise guests have flocked to this Mackinac Island waterfront hotel for 165 years. In addition to stunning waterfront views, guests choose the Island House Hotel [...] more...

Metivier Inn
A small lovely boutique country inn, the Metivier Inn offers 22 charming guest rooms for your stay on Mackinac Island, each including air conditioning and private baths. The rooms are uniquely and tastefully decorated in a blend of English and French country style. Most of our rooms are ideal for couples or solo travelers, as [...] more...

Cottage Inn of Mackinac Island
Located on quiet Market Street, the Cottage Inn is just one block from the downtown area. Ferry Docks, Mackinac Island State Parks, historic Fort Mackinac and the Mackinac Island Marina are only a short stroll away. Featuring a large front porch for enjoying breakfast or just relaxing while taking in the clip clop of horse [...] more...

Cloghaun Bed & Breakfast
Cloghaun is one of the oldest Victorian homes on the Island. Thomas and Bridget Donnelly left Ireland in 1848, and completed Cloghaun in 1884. This lovely home has been preserved by their descendants and now offers guests a tranquil, romantic interlude from the demands of everyday life. Eleven guest rooms individually designed and decorated with antiques [...] more...

Pine Cottage Bed & Breakfast
There is no experience quite as unique as Mackinac Island. One begins stepping back in time at the first glimpse from the ferry of historic buildings while rounding Biddle Point. When emerging onto Main Street, history unfolds while horse drawn carriages pass by and the preferred method of travel is a bicycle. Pine Cottage is [...] more...

 
 

Mission Point Resort – Photos

Over the winter Mission Point Resort continued the ongoing renovations of the rooms and suites in their Main Lodge – all part of a recent $5 million update of the resort. Here’s a photo album of some of the lodging renovations along with photos we’ve shared over the years of the beautiful grounds and gardens of this gem of a resort on the eastern shore of Mackinac Island.

Mission Point Resort – Photo Gallery (Click on photos for captions & slideshow view)
 

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Wednesday May 23rd, 2018 - 4:20 pm

Mission Point

Bistro on the Greens opens tomorrow at 12pm! That meant a delicious menu tasting for our staff members today. We'll see you tomorrow! ... See MoreSee Less

Bistro on the Greens opens tomorrow at 12pm! That meant a delicious menu tasting for our staff members today. Well see you tomorrow!

 

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Unfortunately not tomorrow but June 18th!

I will see you the Lilac festival week.

I called last week and left a message for reservation question regarding a state police discount or state rate. No return call 😩

Looks good. My fav place.

Saturday May 19th, 2018 - 2:30 pm

Mission Point

It's the weekend! Time to relax in an Adirondack chair with a cool drink and good book 🍹 ... See MoreSee Less

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Hotel Iroquois – Photos

We’d like to give a shout-out to one of our long-time sponsors, the Hotel Iroquois, which is now open for the 2018 season. The winner of Condé Nast Traveler’s “Best Small Hotel in the World” for three consecutive years, the Hotel Iroquois is known for its beautiful guest rooms and suites with stunning views of the Straits of Mackinac and the Mackinac Island waterfront. Here are some of our favorite photos of the rooms and gardens at the Hotel Iroquois.

Hotel Iroquois – Photo Gallery (Click on photos for captions & slideshow view)
 

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Thursday May 17th, 2018 - 7:54 pm

Hotel Iroquois on the Beach

Carriage House opens for dinner tonight. ... See MoreSee Less

Carriage House opens for dinner tonight.

 

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nice

Congratulations!

A much larger staff than last week ✔️😎

My favorite

Love Carriage house ❤️

Hello to Becky! Hope to see you this summer!

What a wonderful stay we had with you last fall.

So awesome! Friendships to last a lifetime amongst that staff, if they seize the experience. Have a great season!

Awesome can't wait!

We see you, front and center! Good job Becca!!🤗💐

Definitely different uniforms on the servers than back in the 90’s!! 😂 Great memories...

Megan Ann when we going??

Nice!

The best peanut butter pie I’ve ever had!!!

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Saturday May 12th, 2018 - 11:39 am

Hotel Iroquois on the Beach

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Wishing all Moms a very Happy Mothers Day

 

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Mrs. Mac!!!❤️❤️

I worked there in 2002. Really trying to figure out how Mrs. Mac hasn't aged since then. 🤔😄

Happy Mother’s Day!! Hope to plan a stay this Summer !

Susie Kinsey why aren’t we celebrating Mother’s Day at the Hotel Iroquois?

Aging backwards Mrs. Mac!

Happy Mother's Day Mrs. Mac!

Happy Mother’s Day Mrs. Mac!

Beautiful, as always!

Happy Mother's Day Mrs. Mac !🌺🌺🌺

Happy Mother's Day, Mrs. Mac! Looking forward to seeing you soon! Don and Kathy🌻

Thank you Ms McIntyre 👍. Will see you again on Saturday for Breakfast.

Happy Mother’s Day, Mrs. Mac!!

Worked summer 2000! Happy Mum’s day from the UK Mrs Mac. 🌷

My Mom and I had many happy days there. She passed away 2 years ago, but I will always have great memories of the Iroquois Hotel. Here is a picture of us in the Dining Room

Spent our honeymoon at your hotel....45 years ago in August!

Looking lovely as always Margaret💕

Happy Mother's Day Mrs. Mac!

Happy Mother’s Day, Mrs. McIntyre! Looking beautiful, as ever! ❤️💐🌺

Happy Mother's Day Mrs. Mac looking beautiful

Hey Mrs. Mac!! Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day Mrs Mac

Dana Lee Capanna

Happy Mother's Day, Mrs. Mac!!! 🌻

Happy Mother’s Day, Mrs. Mac! So glad to see you looking so well. I worked for you as a waitress in the summer of 1963 and have many fond memories. Holly Jones.

You look great Mrs. Mac!! Happy Mother’s Day 💐 Alex and I miss you all dearly!

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Saturday May 12th, 2018 - 5:18 am

Hotel Iroquois on the Beach

Welcome to our 2018 season. Hope to see you all soon.
Carriage House opens for dinner on May 17th with lunch service starting on May 25th.
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See you in June! Looking forward to our annual visit.

See you in October❤️

Saturday March 31st, 2018 - 6:33 am

Hotel Iroquois on the Beach

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Happy Easter to all. Looking forward to seeing you soon.

 

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Honeymooned there June 2007

Happy Easter to you too! My favorite place to stay while on the island. Wish I had your Peanut Butter Pie on my dessert table tomorrow!!

Can’t wait for our first wedding anniversary visit in July!!!! 🥂🍾💕💍

Happy Easter to you also! We will be there soon!

See you in June!

Happy Easter

See you in May!

Lovely woodcut!! Happy Easter, Becki!

Love this rendering!

I'll be there the week of May 15th, hope the weather is better.

Wish I could be there

I’m more than ready!

Great picture! Happy Easter to you!

Our oldest son is getting married this June here in Albuquerque! We have to give up our annual trip to visit my mom in the U.P. I'm so going to miss it!! People really take advantage of the lakes, grass and trees. I grew up in Mich until I was 19. Fell in love and had to move to nm. God is amazing but his plan is very curious. Come to find out, I have a specialist who is Albuquerque and saved me last Feb. 2nd 2002. I would have suffocated otherwise. I had braces and teeth pulled from a bad orthodontist in Lansing, Mich. I ended up with 1 tooth touching down 10 years after braces. I now have all 24 touching now. I am now having to use a decompression bed therapy bed at chiropractors for degenerative disc and a bulging disc on right side of neck. So broke but so thankful to God. I would give anything for a free weekend on the Island with my honey who stuck by me thru all of this and surprise him. We will be celebrating our 26th wedding anniversary July 10th. My mom and sisters went to the , Win-some women retreats 6 years in a row. We lost our dad 4 years ago at Christmas. My parents were so in love and married for 53+ years. We camped at Brevoort lake camp ground many years when 6 of us kids were little. We lost our oldest brother when I was 14 in a tragic car accident 4 months after he got married. He loved the UP. my parents would treat us to the island once in a while on a, "rainy day.". Love you guys!!

Miss you all. I need a Mackinac respite. So many memories...

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Grand Hotel – Photos

Grand Hotel opened for it’s 132nd season last week and plans are set for another great year. To celebrate the 2018 spring and summer season on Mackinac, here are some of our favorite photos of Grand Hotel from previous years.

Grand Hotel – Photo Gallery (Click on photos for captions & slideshow view)
 

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Wednesday May 23rd, 2018 - 4:16 pm

Grand Hotel

We're filling up the pool today which means summer is right around the corner! We've got so many great offers in June, July & August! Check out www.grandhotel.com for all the latest specials and come visit America's Summer Place!
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Beautiful place but to much noise to sleep.

Wow love seeing this how long does it take

We’ll be there for the Lilac Festival.👏👏❤️

Finally swam there last year during a late September heat wave...so fun!

make sure the "heaters" work. 🙂

Exciting to see the pool being filled. Love swimming in the pool. New snow cone machine too!

Just a few weeks ago, there was snow in the pool!

Woo hoo! See you on June 18th. 🍺👍🌞😎💦🍦🍹

Seven Mississippi ladies will be there Friday!

Yay!😊👍

Can't wait!!! See you in June!!!

Best pool ever!

I'll be there on June 15th!!! I am soo excited to be coming and staying at Grand Hotel!

See you this Saturday and every weekend in June lol Grand Hotel

Can’t wait for the 4th celebration! 🎪🇱🇷

One of our favorite places 🙂

Beautiful place!

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Eric Epplett

Mindy Gilmet Marti Gilmet

Suzanne Moore O'Brien

Katelynn Benson

Sherri Gill

Dave Knight

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Tuesday May 22nd, 2018 - 6:30 pm

Grand Hotel

Another great weekend with Jay and Laura Laffoon at Grand Hotel! Be sure to check out their upcoming event, Memories on Mackinac, June 24th-25th. jayandlaura.com/event/memories-on-mackinac/ and their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/jayandlauralaffoon/ for upcoming events. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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The cute one on the right looks really cool...

Monday May 21st, 2018 - 6:30 pm

Grand Hotel

Historic Hotels of America lists Grand Hotel in America's Top 25 Most Magnificent Gardens! With 50,000 Annuals and 60,000 flower bulbs planted each year, our magical gardens account for over one and a half acres of maintained garden beds. The roadside triangle gardens on the east side of the hotel are filled with more than 16,000 tulip bulbs that burst forth each spring with radiant colors to signify the start of another magical gardening season on Mackinac Island. www.historichotels.org/gardens.php? ... See MoreSee Less

Historic Hotels of America lists Grand Hotel in Americas Top 25 Most Magnificent Gardens! With 50,000 Annuals and 60,000 flower bulbs planted each year, our magical gardens account for over one and a half acres of maintained garden beds. The roadside triangle gardens on the east side of the hotel are filled with more than 16,000 tulip bulbs that burst forth each spring with radiant colors to signify the start of another magical gardening season on Mackinac Island. http://www.historichotels.org/gardens.php?

 

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Now if only they were handicapped-accessible for hotel guests! Unless you want to try to take a wheelchair down Grand Hill, th

They are truly amazing! My husband and I have stayed a handful of times, each one just as memorable as the next. The gardens behind the greenhouses with the large ferns and maze are just beautiful. One of the many gorgeous flowers we photographed during our last stay.

Congratulations to the Grand.....although I think they should be number 1.

Grand Hotel taken today by Kathy Spaniola

Tulips by the hotel are beautiful!

The tulips that are in full bloom in front of Grand Hotel are astounding....I have never seen tulips like the red ones.. absolutely amazing. And the work it takes to plant all of those bulbs... I've been there when they were planting and I've been there when they dug them up and replant the entire garden in just 1 or 2 days. Incredible job!!! I bought bulbs from there years ago and they are still blooming. They are my little spring connection to my favorite place in the world 🌷 ❤️🌷💕🌷❤️🌷.

Does the Grand have any rooms that are attached suitably for my husband and I to bring my 84 year old mom this fall? She will actually be 85 and is quite mobile but of course doesn't have the stamina - we would want to be near her. She never saw Somewhere in Time but she very much wants to come, assuming we can make the trip again.

trying SO HARD to get back in October to run the Turtle run with Sean and sink into the comfort of Somewhere In Time at the lady Grand.

No place like The Grand Hotel, the Island, the beauty majesty of such a historic treasure, many happy memories with family and friends!!

Fabulous place!

So beautiful. Love the GRAND.

Just starting to bloom over the weekend. It was beautiful!

Beautiful! Sharing

See you soon!😍

Taken today. Loads of flowers to see.

We visited Nottaway Plantation in Louisiana in the 80s. Enjoyed every minute of it.

You will love it!

So enjoying the gardens and the Grand Hotel this week!🌺🌸

So, so gorgeous.

Beautiful! 😌💐💕

Beautiful!

BJ Farrell take me back

Harry Brink.... Time to plan our trip!?!?!?!

Joseph Clark

Natalie Cromley 😍🙌🏻

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Monday May 21st, 2018 - 8:12 am

Grand Hotel

‪Stay Memorial Day at this special rate! Rooms are limited. To book call reservations at 1-800-334-7263. www.grandhotel.com/packages/139-special-offer/ 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸 ... See MoreSee Less

‪Stay Memorial Day at this special rate! Rooms are limited. To book call reservations at 1-800-334-7263. https://www.grandhotel.com/packages/139-special-offer/ 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

 

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These special rates that you run are fantastic, phenomenal. It would be a nice surprise for my wife except she only has Sundays/Mondays off.

Patty Spaulding Cranmore Collick This is one of the specials that I was telling you about. Great deal, but I,see they discontinued the free golf with it. Fun for you and Ernie to check out.

Would love to come up but not available on that date. Hoping to stay there again sometime.

Crystal Byington

Mary Gibson

Rae Keskey Sirko, who knew!

Kevin Brewster... this hurts me

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Mackinac Island Featured Lodging – Photos

OPENING WEEKEND for 2018 is this weekend for many Mackinac Island hotels, restaurants and businesses. JUST A REMINDER: An overnight trip to Mackinac Island gives you time to see a beautiful Straits of Mackinac sunset, take a night-time stroll downtown, and wake up to the clip-clop of horses outside your window. With that in mind, we’d like to give a shout-out – with this photo album – to our lodging sponsors who are ready to take great care of you on your next stay on Mackinac Island…

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Mackinac Island Featured Lodging
 

Grand Hotel
Grand Hotel is situated on the southwestern bluff of Mackinac Island overlooking the Straits of Mackinac and – in the distance – the Mackinac Bridge. From the front porch – the world’s largest at 660 feet – guests can look down at the well-kept gardens and relax and enjoy the ambiance of “somewhere in [...] more...

Hotel Iroquois
Located on the waterfront at the western edge of town, the Hotel Iroquois is convenient to all the main-street attractions of Mackinac Island, yet far enough away to offer guests a bit of privacy from the downtown bustle. Stunning views of the Straits of Mackinac and the Mackinac Bridge are the hallmark of a stay [...] more...

Mission Point Resort
Mission Point Resort is located on Mackinac Island, one of the most unique island destinations in the world. Guests are enchanted by Mission Point’s relaxed atmosphere, award-winning cuisine, rustic fireside ambiance, rich culture, arts and activities, broad lawns and lush gardens that together create the perfect setting for renewal, inspiration and meaningful connections. Nestled on 18 acres [...] more...

Chippewa Hotel
A stay at the Chippewa Hotel puts you right in the middle of all the charms of Mackinac Island. Choose a main street room and wake up to the clip-clop of the horse carriages passing along the street below. Stay in a Harbor View waterfront room or suite and enjoy the views of the harbor [...] more...

Lilac Tree Suites and Spa
With thirty-nine uniquely appointed suites, the Lilac Tree Suites and Spa reflects the French, English and American heritage of Mackinac Island. Each spacious suite has a living room and a separate sleeping room. No two suites are alike. The unique decor is accented with variations of wood, wicker and iron. Traditional antiques and modern fixtures combine [...] more...

Main Street Inn and Suites
Step back in time with an overnight stay on beautiful and historic Mackinac Island. Our well-appointed 18 rooms and suites provide comfortable elegance, perfect for honeymoon couples to large families. We offer affordable accommodations with many outstanding amenities, including a communal sitting room with pool table, cable television, and games. Our nightly turndown service includes a fudge [...] more...

Lakebluff Condos and Suites – Mackinac Island
Mackinac Island Lakebluff Condos at Stonecliffe are situated high atop the West Bluff on beautiful Mackinac Island. There are acres of bike trails, walking trails and roads throughout and around Mackinac Island. Our accommodations have panoramic views of the Straits of Mackinac and the Mackinac Bridge with awesome sunsets on the grounds of Stonecliffe Estate. GOLF [...] more...

The Inn at Stonecliffe
Discretely situated high atop the west bluff of Mackinac Island, The Inn at Stonecliffe welcomes you to experience the historic charm and unparalleled beauty of this one-of-a-kind Mackinac Island summer estate hotel. Today, completely remodeled and expanded, this Edwardian style Inn & hotel celebrates its first century with an unmatched location and grand views of [...] more...

Harbour View Inn
Immerse yourself in the ​historic​ charm that has made Mackinac Island famous when you stay at the Harbour View Inn – a hotel with a fascinating history of its own. Located only a short walk from the best attractions on Michigan’s Mackinac Island, yet away from the bustling traffic of downtown, this relaxing hotel complex offers the perfect romantic retreat. more...

Island House Hotel
Mackinac Island’s oldest hotel, Island House Hotel offers sweeping harbor views and a full complement of amenities. As a Historic Hotel of America and State of Michigan landmark, it is no surprise guests have flocked to this Mackinac Island waterfront hotel for 165 years. In addition to stunning waterfront views, guests choose the Island House Hotel [...] more...

Metivier Inn
A small lovely boutique country inn, the Metivier Inn offers 22 charming guest rooms for your stay on Mackinac Island, each including air conditioning and private baths. The rooms are uniquely and tastefully decorated in a blend of English and French country style. Most of our rooms are ideal for couples or solo travelers, as [...] more...

Cottage Inn of Mackinac Island
Located on quiet Market Street, the Cottage Inn is just one block from the downtown area. Ferry Docks, Mackinac Island State Parks, historic Fort Mackinac and the Mackinac Island Marina are only a short stroll away. Featuring a large front porch for enjoying breakfast or just relaxing while taking in the clip clop of horse [...] more...

Cloghaun Bed & Breakfast
Cloghaun is one of the oldest Victorian homes on the Island. Thomas and Bridget Donnelly left Ireland in 1848, and completed Cloghaun in 1884. This lovely home has been preserved by their descendants and now offers guests a tranquil, romantic interlude from the demands of everyday life. Eleven guest rooms individually designed and decorated with antiques [...] more...

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Lilacs and Early Summer Flowers on Mackinac Island – June 5, 2014

The 2014 Mackinac Island Lilac Festival starts on Friday, June 6, and goes through June 15. Some early lilacs are blooming, but look for the majority to blossom starting next week. In the meantime, here’s a view of some of the early summer flowers adding their color and beauty to June on Mackinac Island.

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