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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.

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

    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 City Municipal Marina

        In the heart of downtown. Transient & seasonal dockage, gas, oil, diesel, pump-out, water, 30 & 50 amp power, cable… 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

          Animal Tracks Adventure Golf

            Challenges you to learn about our northern wildlife while playing miniature golf & having great family fun! Match up any… Read More

            Mackinaw Crossings

              A Victorian inspired center where unique shopping, dining & entertainment come together. Over 50 specialty shops, attractions and dining. Exciting… Read More

              Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse

                This is Mackinac. A point in the storm and a guiding beacon since 1889, Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse helped passing… Read More

                Adrenaline Falls Zip Line

                  Mackinaw's Longest Zip Line - 4 stories Above Starbucks. Soar over Two Waterfalls and Animal River.  3 Harness options: Sitting,… 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

                    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

                        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

                          Colonial Michilimackinac

                            This is Mackinac. Treasures from the past come to life at this 18th-century fort and fur trading village. As you… Read More

                            Mackinaw Parasailing

                              Parasailing is exciting for everyone, come view the straits of Mackinac from a new perspective. Our custom boat enables the… Read More

                              Ugly Anne

                                Open May ~ October Departs daily 45 minutes before sunset. Each evening Ugly Anne will set sail, giving you the… 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

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