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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

    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

      Mackinaw Crossings

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

          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

            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

              Mackinaw Manor

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

                Trappers Creek Adventure Golf

                  Learn about the Northern Michigan fur trade heritage while playing adventure golf in a scenic environment! Great fun for all… 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

                    Mackinac Old Time Trolley Company

                      Mackinaw's Newest and Largest Trolley with $3 historical tour! Enjoy the sights and sounds of historic Mackinaw City on the… 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

                        Riptide Ride

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

                          Mystery Spot

                            Voted Michigan's #1 unusual attraction by the readers of Michigan Living Magazine (AAA). Enjoy guided tours through an area where… 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

                              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

                                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

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