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Mackinac Island Halloween Celebrations – October 27, 2018

Get ready for another epic, fun-filled Halloween celebration this Saturday, October 27, 2018, on Mackinac Island. Enjoy all of the Halloween decorations throughout the island. Dress the kids up in their favorite costumes and take them downtown for trick-or-treating from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm on Saturday. And then put on your favorite costume for some adult Halloween fun Saturday night at the Pink Pony and other bars and restaurants on the island. Here are some photos from this Halloween and Halloweens Past to get you in the mood.

Photos from the Mackinac Island Halloween Celebrations of 2018

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That is one big BLACK CAT at the Metivier Inn: Bed & Breakfast on Mackinac Island, Michigan
This Halloween witch dwells in the lobby of the Chippewa Hotel Waterfront - Mackinac Island, Michigan every October.
The guests who never leave.... (Photo via Main Street Inn and Suites)
Downtown Mackinac Island Trick or Treating (Photo via Main Street Inn and Suites)
Downtown Mackinac Island Trick or Treating (Photo via Caddywampus)
Downtown Mackinac Island Trick or Treating (Photo via Poppins)
Downtown Mackinac Island Trick or Treating (Photo via Caddywampus)
Downtown Mackinac Island Trick or Treating (Photo via Joann's Fudge of Mackinac Island)
Downtown Mackinac Island Trick or Treating (Photo via Joann's Fudge of Mackinac Island)
Downtown Mackinac Island Trick or Treating (Photo via Poppins)
Halloween decorations at the Cloghaun Bed & Breakfast
Spiders taking over the outside of the Island House Hotel.
Spiders taking over the outside of the Island House Hotel
Three Blind Mice at the Pink Pony
Saturday night at the Pink Pony.
Don't forget to wear your best costume to the Pink Pony on Saturday night - 10:30PM – Judging begins for the COSTUME CONTEST. Winners will be announced at approximately 11:30. Cash prizes!!!
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Season Sales

Many island specialty shops are prepping for winter and bringing out the sale racks. Shop local and enjoy great deals throughout the island!

Trick-or-Treating

Children’s Trick-or-Treating down Main Street and Market Street. Businesses will be handing out candy Saturday the 27th, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm.

Live Entertainment

Nighttime entertainment at downtown bars

Costume Contests

You’re going to want to bring your Halloween costume and hit the town! Costume contests will be held at several establishments, including the Pink Pony and Gate House.

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Pink Pony – Halloween 2015 Photos

Another “Spooktacular” ending to an incredible season on Mackinac Island!

The Pink Pony does Halloween the right way! Photos via Pink Pony Photo Album on Facebook

 

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Mackinac Island Great Turtle Trail Run – Photos

This year marks the 23rd running of one of the most scenic trail events in the state. We have a capacity of 3,000 participants running and walking the inside trails of Mackinac Island during the last open weekend of the season.

Photos from the Mackinac Island Great Turtle Trail Run of 2018

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Mackinac Island Great Turtle Trail Run – Photos From Instagram

Here are the latest photos of the Mackinac Island Great Turtle Trail Run via instagram. If you have an instagram photo to share of your visit to a Mackinac Island Great Turtle Trail Run, tag it with #greatturtlerace and your photos will appear in the photo stream below.

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Late-Summer Color Tour – Walkway Garden at Hotel Iroquois

JUST A REMINDER: While you are waiting for the fall color season to arrive, the late-summer color is spectacular on Mackinac Island. Here’s a late-summer glimpse of the walkway garden at the Hotel Iroquois on the Beach. (Bonus: the weather forecast for this weekend is looking great for a late-summer color tour of Mackinac Island.)

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JUST A REMINDER: While you are waiting for the fall color season to arrive, the late-summer color is spectacular on Mackinac Island. Here's a late-summer glimpse of the walkway garden at the Hotel Iroquois on the Beach. (Bonus: the weather forecast for this weekend is looking great for a late-summer color tour of Mackinac Island.)
Late-summer color in the walkway garden...
Late-summer color in the walkway garden...
Late-summer color in the walkway garden...
Late-summer color in the walkway garden...
Late-summer color in the walkway garden...
Late-summer color in the walkway garden...
Late-summer color in the walkway garden...
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Pine Cottage Bed & Breakfast – Photos

Here is our latest featured lodging photo album of Pine Cottage Bed & Breakfast located on historic Bogan Lane, a short stroll from downtown Mackinac Island. Pine Cottage offers beautiful rooms with one double bed or two double beds with private or shared baths.

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Here is our latest featured lodging photo album of Pine Cottage Bed & Breakfast located on historic Bogan Lane, a short stroll from downtown Mackinac Island. Pine Cottage offers beautiful rooms with one double bed or two double beds with private or shared baths.
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Saturday May 11th, 2019 - 11:45 am

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Start planning your stay today!

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Lilacs down here bloomed snd are long gone. Lol

I’ll be there in June for the lilac festival!

Are you open for the season now??

Thursday November 29th, 2018 - 9:30 am

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Quaint Bed & Breakfast
convenient location to downtown Mackinac Island

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Quaint Bed & Breakfast 
convenient location to downtown Mackinac Island 

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Nice Picture!

Sunday October 28th, 2018 - 10:59 am

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Thank you for another historic season!
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Thank you for another historic season! 
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Wednesday September 12th, 2018 - 5:53 pm

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Happy International Housekeeping Appreciation Day to Neveine! Neveine and her husband have been working on Mackinac Island for 8 seasons and we are glad she keeps coming back to us. The entire Pine Cottage staff, and our guests, are thankful for her hard work and dedication every day. If you see her around, please show her your appreciation! ... See MoreSee Less

Happy International Housekeeping Appreciation Day to Neveine! Neveine and her husband have been working on Mackinac Island for 8 seasons and we are glad she keeps coming back to us. The entire Pine Cottage staff, and our guests, are thankful for her hard work and dedication every day. If you see her around, please show her your appreciation!

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The Cottage Inn of Mackinac – Photos

Our next featured lodging photo album is The Cottage Inn of Mackinac, a modern, Victorian-style B&B with cozy deluxe guest rooms and luxurious suites, located in downtown Mackinac Island on Market Street. The Cottage Inn provides all the essentials for a great B&B stay on Mackinac Island – clean, comfortable accommodations, a hearty breakfast, a front porch surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of the historical buildings on Market Street and nearby Fort Mackinac.

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The Cottage Inn provides all the essentials for a great B&B stay on Mackinac Island - clean, comfortable accommodations, a hearty breakfast, a front porch surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of the historical buildings on Market Street and nearby Fort Mackinac.
Bridge Room - Deluxe Queen - Uniquely appointed, queen bed with pillow-top mattress and down pillows, private bathroom with stand-up shower, ceiling fan, air conditioning, telephone, Flat Screen TV with DVD Player.
Revolution Room - Deluxe Queen - Uniquely appointed, queen bed with pillow-top mattress and down pillows, private bathroom with stand-up shower, ceiling fan, air conditioning, telephone, Flat Screen TV with DVD Player.
Bicycle Rack - Deluxe Queen - Uniquely appointed, queen bed with pillow-top mattress and down pillows, private bathroom with stand-up shower, ceiling fan, air conditioning, telephone, Flat Screen TV with DVD Player.
Bridge Room - Deluxe Queen - Uniquely appointed, queen bed with pillow-top mattress and down pillows, private bathroom with stand-up shower, ceiling fan, air conditioning, telephone, Flat Screen TV with DVD Player.
Father Marquette - Deluxe Queen - Uniquely appointed, queen bed with pillow-top mattress and down pillows, private bathroom with stand-up shower, ceiling fan, air conditioning, telephone, Flat Screen TV with DVD Player.
Victorian Turret - Uniquely appointed large room, queen size bed with pillow top mattress and down pillows, sofa with pullout queen size bed, private bathroom with stand-up shower, ceiling fan, air conditioning, telephone, flat screen TV with DVD player.
Enjoy some of the best views of Fort Mackinac and the historical buildings on Market Street from your private balcony of the Garden Balcony room.
The breakfast room and parlour in the lobby of the Cottage Inn.
Complimentary Homemade Breakfast - Enjoy a spectacular breakfast featuring a hot egg dish, fresh baked muffins, fresh fruit, hard boiled eggs, yogurt, bagels, english muffins, cereals, juice and great coffee.
Coffee and tea service
Afternoon Treat: Murdick's Fudge, Peanut Brittle & Caramel Corn
Welcome to the Cottage Inn of Mackinac
The front porch surrounded by beautiful gardens.
The Cottage Inn of Mackinac features a large front porch for enjoying breakfast or just relaxing while taking in the clip clop of the horse drawn buggies passing by.
The Cottage Inn of Mackinac
Innkeepers, David and Rose Witt, will make you feel at home during your stay at the inn. You can also tap into their wealth of knowledge of the best things to see and do to get the most out of your visit to Mackinac Island.
Special winter offer now available for 2018!
It’s not too soon to book your winter escape to Mackinac. ❄️🎄☃️
The Cottage Inn is open November 30 through December 31. (Closed 21-26)
Stay (2) two nights at the low season rate and get your third night free. Available dates, December 2-6, 9-14 and 16-20.
Hot breakfast included along with afternoon treats, coffee, tea, hot cocoa and water.
Call for reservations and for additional information regarding winter travel to Mackinac. (906)847-4000
*New reservations only and subject to availability.*
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Say hello to two of the friendly horses of Mackinac Island.
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Saturday May 25th, 2019 - 5:13 am

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So much history wrapped up in this beauty!💙
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Fort Mackinac is a former British and American military outpost garrisoned from the late 18th century to the late 19th century in the city of Mackinac Island, Michigan, on Mackinac Island.
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So much history wrapped up in this beauty!💙
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Fort Mackinac is a former British and American military outpost garrisoned from the late 18th century to the late 19th century in the city of Mackinac Island, Michigan, on Mackinac Island.
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Friday May 24th, 2019 - 2:17 pm

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Friday May 24th, 2019 - 2:13 pm

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Room nights available for June....
1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 9, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23, 25, 26 and 27!💙🇺🇸
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Friday May 24th, 2019 - 8:21 am

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Great start for a new season..

Clop clop clop with the horse's and carriages

💖👍🏻🎀🥰💙 Mackinac always reminds me of you Steve Meek

Love that area...the Governors Summer Home, Marquette Park, the Fort and Anne's Cottage!

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Cloghaun Bed & Breakfast – Photos

Our latest lodging photo album features Cloghaun Bed & Breakfast, located on Market Street. Cloghaun is one of the oldest Victorian homes on Mackinac Island and has been lovingly preserved by the descendants of Thomas and Bridget Donnelly to offer guests a tranquil, romantic getaway. One of the most popular B & Bs on the island, Cloghaun Bed & Breakfast is known for it’s historic charm and lovely setting perched on a slope above Market Street.

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Cloghaun B & B on Market Street in June with lilacs in bloom.
Cloghaun Bed & Breakfast - Room #2 - Bridget - Queen bed, private bath and balcony
Cloghaun Bed & Breakfast - Room #10 - Dellie - Queen Bed with private bath
Cloghaun Bed & Breakfast - Room #8 - Kitty - Double bed with private bath - Room is on the ground floor
Cloghaun Bed & Breakfast - Room #8 - Kitty - Double bed with private bath - Room is on the ground floor
The dining room at Cloghaun Bed & Breakfast where guests can enjoy breakfast in the morning and later in the day an afternoon tea.
Cloghaun Bed & Breakfast - Room #5 - Mary - Double bed with shared bath
Cloghaun Bed & Breakfast - Room #7 - Anita - Double bed with private bath
Room 2 (Bridget) at the Cloghaun B & B. One of the most popular rooms at the B & B with a spacious balcony that overlooks Market Street.
Cloghaun Bed & Breakfast - Room #6 - Henry - Double bed with shared bath
Cloghaun Bed & Breakfast - Room #1 - Thomas - King bed, private bath and balcony
Cloghaun Bed & Breakfast - Room #1 - Thomas - King bed, private bath and balcony
The Kelton Library at Cloghaun Bed & Breakfast - the perfect spot to relax and read and book, play a board game, watch television or enjoy a movie.
The dining room at Cloghaun Bed & Breakfast where guests can enjoy breakfast in the morning and later in the day an afternoon tea.
The Kelton Library at Cloghaun Bed & Breakfast - the perfect spot to relax and read and book, play a board game, watch television or enjoy a movie.
The Kelton Library at Cloghaun Bed & Breakfast - the perfect spot to relax and read and book, play a board game, watch television or enjoy a movie.
The porch at Cloghaun Bed & Breakfast is a great place to sit outside and enjoy the scenery and the activity on Market Street.
The side yard at Cloghaun Bed & Breakfast.
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The view of Market Street from the porch at Cloghaun Bed & Breakfast.
The view of Market Street from the porch at Cloghaun Bed & Breakfast.
The view of Market Street and the Straits of Mackinac in the distance from the balcony of room 2 (Bridge) at Cloghaun Bed & Breakfast.
The view of Market Street and the Straits of Mackinac in the distance from the balcony of room 2 (Bridge) at Cloghaun Bed & Breakfast.
The dining room at Cloghaun Bed & Breakfast where guests can enjoy breakfast in the morning and later in the day an afternoon tea.
Hillside garden in the front yard of the Cloghaun Bed & Breakfast.
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Cloghaun Bed & Breakfast – Photos From Instagram

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Friday January 27th, 2012 - 9:09 am

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Got Yoga? We are excited to announce the Serenity Yoga Retreat Oct 21-23. Join us for three days of basic yoga postures, energetic flow, gentle yoga, meditation, and guided meditative walks. This retreat is appropriate for all levels of experience. Come to refresh, reflect, renew and relax with yoga in the beautiful setting of Mackinac Island. Conducted by Pattie McCann from Strongheart Yoga Studio in Warren. For info/registration you can call us at 888-442-5929. Lets gather and have some fun!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Cloughaun ROCKS...

Hi, Marti and Paul - looking forward to our next visit. Yes, I AGREE that The Cloughan Rocks!!

Yes, it does!

Wednesday June 9th, 2010 - 8:05 am

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Mackinac Island Book Club saves the day - Thank you to the book club for helping to get the Cloghaun gardens planted. We could not have done it without the help of everyone!! What a fantastic job and the gardens could not look better!! Island Slice pizza provided lunch for the crew (the pizzas were great). Thank you Bob and all of the gardeners. ... See MoreSee Less

Mackinac Island Book Club saves the day - Thank you to the book club for helping to get the Cloghaun  gardens planted.  We could not have done it without the help of everyone!!  What a fantastic job and the gardens could not look better!!  Island Slice pizza provided lunch for the crew (the pizzas were great).  Thank you Bob and all of the gardeners.

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Family, friends, neighbors are all the same to me -- wonderful, caring & loving. The garden at Cloghaun is such an inspiring example of this!

THANK YOU all you gardening angels! Your caring warms my heart. You are the best, your are missed and loved!

Their smiles say it all. Looking forward to seeing the garden on our next visit.

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Friday May 7th, 2010 - 8:08 am

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Hope its a great day for you guys! Give gramps dehaan and birthday hug from me!

Have a great season. We may be joining you later this month.

Have a great first day. You guys will do great. See you soon I hope.

carol is up there as we speak..

Wednesday April 28th, 2010 - 6:46 am

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69 days and counting until my official "honeymoon"!!

We hope you have a full house! And another Great Season. We have our own count down started! It cant come soon enough for us.

Looking forward to our stay in late May!

Wish I was there with you!

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