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Things to Do in the Mackinac Straits Area

The Mackinac Straits Area is proud to be the home of three National Historic sites, unique shopping village with free nightly laser light shows at dusk and a live evening lumberjack show.

The average vacation stay in Mackinaw City has extended in recent years due to the fact that the city is so convenient to major area attractions. Why relocate when you can use Mackinaw City as a home base.

Save the hassle of packing your belongings time after time and let us be your home away from home. Rich in history and beauty, the Mackinaw area offers many ideal destinations just a short drive away.

Le Sault de Ste. Marie Historical Sites, Inc.

    MUSEUM SHIP VALLEY CAMP The historic 1917 Museum Ship VALLEY CAMP offers more than just a tour of the upper… Read More

    The Mackinaw Club

      If you are looking for a Mackinaw area golf course, The Mackinaw Club's professionally designed 18-hole golf course is located… Read More

      Fort Mackinac

        This is Mackinac. The cannon blasts, the rifles fire, the soldiers march and history comes alive. The oldest building in… Read More

        Jack Pine Lumberjack Shows

          Jack Pine Lumberjack Show is a journey back into the last 1800's when logging was king in the Northwood Michigan.… Read More

          Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

            Exhibits tell the stories of wrecked ships & lives lost on the Great Lakes. Highlights include Edmund Fitzgerald Memorial featuring… Read More

            Shepler’s Lighthouse Cruises

              For close to three centuries, the Straits of Mackinac has been a vital nautical thoroughfare, providing passage between Lakes Huron… Read More

              Blue World Marine Adventures

                We specialize in underwater Shipwreck Viewing Tours. From day & night tours on The Great Lakes first semi-submersible tour vessel… Read More

                MysteryTown USA

                  Mystery Town, USA is a world-class family walk-through adventure for all ages that brings you on an immersive experience to… Read More

                  Mackinac Island Butterfly House

                    Located behind Ste. Anne's Church on Mackinac Island. We fly 800+ live butterflies in a tropical garden. Photography encouraged. Wheelchair… Read More

                    Garlyn Zoological Park

                      Fun for the Whole Family! In Michigan's beautiful Upper Peninsula. Only 40 minutes west of the Mackinac Bridge on US-2.… Read More

                      Mackinaw Area Historical Society

                        An Education Destination Experience the years of great change from candles to electricity all the way to trains quieted by… Read More

                        Mackinaw Manor

                          Mackinaw Manor Haunted Mansion is a fully automated haunted house, using the latest in animatronics, special effects and state of… Read More

                          Big Bear Adventures

                            For more than 30 years, we have been providing memorable outdoor experiences for guests of all ages and skill levels.… Read More

                            Soo Locks Upper St. Mary’s River Lighthouse Cruise

                              Enjoy a continental breakfast while riding through the Soo Locks and navigating in the St.Mary's River. Explore this important waterway… Read More

                              Riptide Ride

                                25 miles of Pictured Rocks Cliffs, 360º spins and countless smiles! Bring your camera on board as we stop to… Read More

                                Historic Mill Creek

                                  This is Mackinac. Visitors can witness the power of the creek harnessed to cut timber into lumber at one of… Read More

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