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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.

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

    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

      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

        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

          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

            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 City Municipal Marina

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

                  Famous Soo Locks Boat Tours

                    Experience one of Michigan's top attractions. Plan a day trip to Sault Ste. Marie and enjoy a 90-minute Classic Lock… 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

                      Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum

                        USCG ICEBREAKER MACKINAW WAGB-83 "An American Hero Story". "The Queen of the Great Lakes" was built as part of the… 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

                          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

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