"Beauty in the Nature without pollution" Top 5 Page for this destination Mackinac Island by BruceDunning

Mackinac Island Travel Guide: 188 reviews and 384 photos

Preserved for tourism

This island is still as it looked many years ago. In the early 1900's, a great deal of wealth had roots on the island and the old hotel was the place to be. Now that many tourists frequent, more things are availbe to see and offer to folks to do. But no CARS.

There are plenty of places to choose from to stay and eat. The rest of the time you can walk up and down the lane, or take a hike in the outlying section away from town. The whole town is set to cater to the tourists and do so in great fashion.

Mackinac Bridge

This is one of the longest bridges in the area, if not the longest.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:A quiant spot to reflect on the old times
  • Cons:In certain months-way too many people
  • In a nutshell:Once you walk the main street -then what to do?
  • Last visit to Mackinac Island: Jul 2005
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • hopang's Profile Photo
    Feb 28, 2012 at 11:04 AM

    Mackinac Island certainly looks interesting to visit and explore. Thanks for sharing those tips and the photographs. Thanks also for visiting our Estonia travel pages. ~ho & pang

  • christine.j's Profile Photo
    Oct 21, 2010 at 3:13 AM

    A very interesting page. Visiting the great lakes has been high on my wishlist for some time, I hope eventually I'll make it there.

  • highlandlaura's Profile Photo
    Oct 19, 2010 at 6:31 PM

    Nice pages, nice on Mackinac Island. Always wanted to visit, never have yet!

  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Oct 19, 2010 at 11:19 AM

    Hi, Bruce! Thanks for your virtual tour! ><><><

  • Faiza-Ifrah's Profile Photo
    Mar 28, 2010 at 5:23 PM

    my niece, who lived in Detroit till last year, suggested this place for us to explore with her husband. but then they moved to Oregon and our plan for 2009 got cancelled.

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    Mar 13, 2010 at 12:27 PM

    The era of the majestic old Grand Hotel! It does look grand & reminds me of similar places in New England and the Maritimes where the Ocean airs were the only summer escape in pre-air conditioner days! FDR had a cottage on Campobello Is., New Brunswick.

  • Rich62's Profile Photo
    Jul 1, 2009 at 7:34 PM

    What to do? we suggest renting bikes and pedaling around the island. lots of fun, if the weather is agreeable.


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