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Mackinac Island Travel and Recreation

Mackinac Island LodgingGrand HotelHotel IroquoisMission Point ResortChippewa HotelLilac Tree Suites and SpaMain Street Inn & SuitesLakebluff Condos & SuitesThe Inn at StonecliffeHarbour View InnMetivier InnCottage Inn of Mackinac IslandCloghaun B & BHart’s On Mackinac IslandBed and Breakfast Guide

Mackinac Island Rooms With A ViewMission Point ResortChippewa HotelLilac Tree Suites & SpaCottage InnCloghaun Bed and Breakfast

Mackinac Island DiningGrand Hotel DiningCarriage House at Hotel IroquoisMission Point Resort DiningThe Cudahy ChophousePink Pony Bar & GrillCawthorne’s Village InnWoods RestaurantThe Gate HouseThe Jockey ClubChianti – Mission Point ResortRound Island Bar and GrillBistro on The GreensLakeside MarketplaceGoodfellow’s at Lake View HotelHorn’s Bar and RestaurantMackinac Island Dining Favorites

Mackinac Island FudgeMurdick’s FudgeJoann’s FudgeMay’s Candy ShopRyba’s Fudge ShopsMurray Hotel Fudge Shop

Mackinac Island Featured AttractionsGrand Hotel – Esther Williams Swimming PoolMackinac Island Carriage ToursGreat Turtle Kayak ToursUgly Anne – Mackinac Area Water ToursFront Porch of Grand HotelHotel Iroquois / Carriage House Garden

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Best Up North Mackinac Island Listings

Grand Hotel – Mackinac Island
Grand Hotel is situated on the southwestern bluff of Mackinac Island overlooking the Straits of Mackinac and – in the distance – the Mackinac Bridge. From the front porch – the world’s largest at 660 feet – guests can look down at the well-kept gardens and relax and enjoy the ambiance of “somewhere in time”.…

Hotel Iroquois – Mackinac Island
Located on the waterfront at the western edge of town, the Hotel Iroquois is convenient to all the main-street attractions of Mackinac Island, yet far enough away to offer guests a bit of privacy from the downtown bustle. Stunning views of the Straits of Mackinac and the Mackinac Bridge are the hallmark of a stay…

Mission Point Resort – Mackinac Island
Mission Point Resort is located on Mackinac Island, one of the most unique island destinations in the world. Guests are enchanted by Mission Point’s relaxed atmosphere, award-winning cuisine, rustic fireside ambiance, rich culture, arts and activities, broad lawns and lush gardens that together create the perfect setting for renewal, inspiration and meaningful connections. Nestled on…

Chippewa Hotel – Mackinac Island
A stay at the Chippewa Hotel puts you right in the middle of all the charms of Mackinac Island. Choose a main street room and wake up to the clip-clop of the horse carriages passing along the street below. Stay in a Harbor View waterfront room or suite and enjoy the views of the harbor…

Lilac Tree Suites and Spa – Mackinac Island
With thirty-nine uniquely appointed suites, the Lilac Tree Suites and Spa reflects the French, English and American heritage of Mackinac Island. Each spacious suite has a living room and a separate sleeping room. No two suites are alike. The unique decor is accented with variations of wood, wicker and iron. Traditional antiques and modern fixtures…

Main Street Inn and Suites – Mackinac Island
Step back in time with an overnight stay on beautiful and historic Mackinac Island. Our well-appointed 18 rooms and suites provide comfortable elegance, perfect for honeymoon couples to large families. We offer affordable accommodations with many outstanding amenities, including a communal sitting room with pool table, cable television, and games. Our nightly turndown service includes…

Lakebluff Condos and Suites – Mackinac Island
Mackinac Island Lakebluff Condos at Stonecliffe are situated high atop the West Bluff on beautiful Mackinac Island. There are acres of bike trails, walking trails and roads throughout and around Mackinac Island. Our accommodations have panoramic views of the Straits of Mackinac and the Mackinac Bridge with awesome sunsets on the grounds of Stonecliffe Estate.…

The Inn at Stonecliffe
Discretely situated high atop the west bluff of Mackinac Island, The Inn at Stonecliffe welcomes you to experience the historic charm and unparalleled beauty of this one-of-a-kind Mackinac Island summer estate hotel. Today, completely remodeled and expanded, this Edwardian style Inn & hotel celebrates its first century with an unmatched location and grand views of…

Harbour View Inn
Immerse yourself in the ​historic​ charm that has made Mackinac Island famous when you stay at the Harbour View Inn – a hotel with a fascinating history of its own. Located only a short walk from the best attractions on Michigan’s Mackinac Island, yet away from the bustling traffic of downtown, this relaxing hotel complex…

Metivier Inn – Mackinac Island
A small lovely boutique country inn, the Metivier Inn offers 22 charming guest rooms for your stay on Mackinac Island, each including air conditioning and private baths. The rooms are uniquely and tastefully decorated in a blend of English and French country style. Most of our rooms are ideal for couples or solo travelers, as…

Cottage Inn of Mackinac Island
Located on quiet Market Street, the Cottage Inn is just one block from the downtown area. Ferry Docks, Mackinac Island State Parks, historic Fort Mackinac and the Mackinac Island Marina are only a short stroll away . Featuring a large front porch for enjoying breakfast or just relaxing while taking in the clip clop of…

Cloghaun Bed and Breakfast – Mackinac Island
Cloghaun is one of the oldest Victorian homes on the Island. Thomas and Bridget Donnelly left Ireland in 1848, and completed Cloghaun in 1884. This lovely home has been preserved by their descendants and now offers guests a tranquil, romantic interlude from the demands of everyday life. Eleven guest rooms individually designed and decorated with…

Pontiac Lodge
Pontiac Lodge is an intimate, boutique hotel located in the heart of downtown Mackinac Island. The Pontiac Lodge has 11 distinct rooms, most with wet bars, private baths with showers and some with Jacuzzi tubs. Included in these 11 rooms are a one bedroom suite and a two bedroom suite with a full kitchen. Located…

Hart’s On Mackinac Island
Make yourself at home at Hart’s bed and breakfast on beautiful Mackinac Island. This special island has been a unique summer resort for over one hundred years. With the absence of motorized vehicles one may walk, bicycle, or ride a horse-drawn carriage around the island ‘s six square miles of peaceful beauty. Hart’s offers: a…

Original Murdick’s Fudge – Mackinac Island
Mackinac Island’s rich history and glorious natural beauty have drawn millions of visitors for decades. The original on Mackinac Island since 1887, Murdick’s has been serving fresh homemade fudge, peanut brittle and confections from the finest ingredients. Bring the whole family and watch our expert fudge makers create over fifteen flavors of fudge and candies…

Joann’s Fudge
Every batch of our authentic Mackinac Island fudge begins the old fashioned way, with lots of fresh cream and butter. Our fudge is made fresh daily with absolutely no artificial ingredients or preservatives. So bring a little bit of Mackinac to your home today! We have 29 fantastic flavors to chose from! Be sure to…

Lake View Hotel – Mackinac Island
A lot of people will mention the wide white porch while others will tell you first about the swimming pool in the center of the hotel that is enclosed within a four-story atrium. We like that this hotel is directly across from the ferry docks, and in the midst of the bustling activity of Main…

May’s Candy Shop
Greetings from May’s Candy Shop on Mackinac Island, Michigan. We make and sell a variety of fudge and candies: from Super Double Chocolate to Coconut Fudge, and unique candies like English Toffee and our popular Pecan Rolls. We make over 14 fudge flavors! All of the candy we make are from our very own family…

The Island House – Mackinac Island
Located a mere two blocks from downtown Mackinac Island, the Island House has the perfect balance of relaxation and convenience – it is a quiet retreat from the hustle and bustle of the downtown area. The Island House has 93 guest rooms as well as three suites to serve your needs. Other amenities to make…

Mackinac Island Lodging Favorites
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Ryba’s Fudge Shops
On Michigan’s world renown Mackinac Island, the sweet aroma of fudge wafts out onto the street from four Ryba’s Fudge Shops. It’s a thriving business and part of its charm is that onlookers can actually see the fudge being made. Each batch of fudge is handmade: the ingredients are heated to just the right temperature,…

Murray Hotel Fudge Shop
Open from May through October. Made fresh daily in the Murray fudge kitchen. Innovative new flavors each season to tantalize your taste buds. Try s’mores, blueberry cheesecake, vanilla chocolate chip, heath, tiger, heavenly goo, coconut bon-bon, butterfinger and carmel apple pie. Order by phone, gift packages available. Located in the Murray Hotel downtown. Mail order…

Bay View Bed and Breakfast – Mackinac Island
Built over a century ago in 1891, Bay View on Mackinac Island still celebrates her original family heritage in the Grand Victorian style that is truly Mackinac. Beautifully positioned on the bay, Bay View is the only B&B / Inn of her type and style resting on the water’s edge. Each guest room will embrace…

Grand Hotel Dining – Mackinac Island
Every meal is an event. Throughout the history of Grand Hotel, dining has been one of the brightest highlights of the guest experience, and every meal is truly special, thanks to exceptional food, service and ambiance. A number of dining options are available, from the legendary Main Dining Room—which overlooks the Straits of Mackinac and…

Carriage House – Hotel Iroquois – Mackinac Island
Under the direction of Chef Jim Lahti, the Carriage House Dining Room is known island-wide for its fine classic American cuisine. Local seafood selections such as Carriage House Whitefish from Lake Superior and Sautéed Perch from Lake Erie are paired with fresh salads, soups and desserts topped with signature Iroquois Hot Fudge. Directly overlooking the…

Pink Pony Bar & Grill – Mackinac Island
The Famous Pink Pony Food and Drink The famous Pink Pony is the Island’s foremost entertainment establishment, offering many mouthwatering dining options, a full complement of refreshing beverages and extraordinary live entertainment. View The exceptional location provides the Pink Pony with beautiful views of the harbor that are unavailable anywhere else on the island. A…

Woods – Mackinac Island
Located a short horse-drawn carriage ride into the wooded interior of Mackinac Island. The opulent Tudor mansion with Bavarian charm provides for a delightfully casual dining experience. Test your skill on America’s oldest operating duckpin bowling alley. Enjoy before and after dinner drinks at Bobby’s Bar opening at noon daily. Woods Restaurant will open for…

The Gate House – Mackinac Island
A casual restaurant/bar just a short walk down Grand Hill. Serving lunch, dinner, and beverages inside and outside. Televisions and live music. Overnight guests of Grand Hotel on the Modified American Plan or Full American Plan receive a $20.00 per adult credit towards the food portion of their dinner bill. There is tipping at The…

Goodfellow’s at Lake View Hotel – Mackinac Island
Completely re-designed and re-constructed in 2008, Goodfellow’s Italian Chop House offers delicious foods prepared by our talented team of Executive Chef Keith Lynch, Banquet Chef Erika Lynch, and Sous Chef Jason “The Kid” Fettes. Breakfast, lunch and dinner served seven days a week Goodfellow’s Italian Chop House serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily in a…

Horn’s Gaslight Bar & Restaurant – Mackinac Island
Horn’s Gaslight Bar & Restaurant is best known as one of the island’s night spots, but it is also a favorite for Mexican/southwestern dishes, along with traditional American fare. (Check out the Menu.) During the day you can sing along with the piano. At night, it’s a great place to watch or participate in the…

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