Mackinac Island & State Park - Day Trip

While staying at The Inn, take a day trip to Mackinac Island, 80% of the island is state park, explore limestone bluffs and mystical geological formations. Board a ferry boat in Mackinaw City with some fresh fudge on hand for the 16 minute boat trip to see one of Michigan's most unique and 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 gets 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)
  • The Richard & Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum.

Visitor information is available at 231. 436.4100 or on the web at