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Mackinac Island & State Park - Day Trip

While staying at the Inn a great day trip would be to Mackinac Island, 80% state park that features limestone bluffs and mystical geological formations.  Board a ferry boat in Mackinaw City with some fresh warm fudge on hand for the 16 minute boat trip to see one of Michigan's most historic state parks:

Things to enjoy:

  • World famous fudge making on the island or in Mackinaw City
  • Historic Fort Mackinac
  • Historic Grand Hotel - Where the movie "Somewhere in Time" was filmed
  • How an island get's things done with no motor vehicles since 1898
  • Horse drawn carriage tours and horseback riding 
  • Arch Rock 
  • Wings of Mackinac Butterfly Conservatory
  • Cannon boom at Fort Mackinac, daily during peak season 
  • Enjoy great bike riding trails and the entire island (8.2 miles)
  • NEW for 2013 season:  The Richard & Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum.

Visitor information is available at (231) 436-4100 or on the web at www.MackinacParks.com.