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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.

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

    Mackinaw Crossings

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

        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

          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

            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

              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

                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

                  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

                    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

                      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

                        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

                          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

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