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Mackinac Island Carriage Tours

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Address: P.O. Box 400, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
Phone Number: 906-847-3307
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Description: Narrated tours of this island that doesn't allow cars.

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Interesting tour of the the high spots

Our family (2 adults, 3 kids) enjoyed the tour of some of the high spots of the island...some of the areas did not have a stop, so we went there separately. $28 per adult was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Our family (2 adults, 3 kids) enjoyed the tour of some of the high spots of the island...some of the areas did not have a stop, so we went there separately. $28 per adult was somewhat overpriced in my opinion, however.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We had an awesome tour, very personable and knowledgeable guides. The horses were well behaved and provided a great ride.

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Peoria, Illinois
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The first thing a first-time visitor to Mackinac Island should do is take the Mackinac Island Carriage Tour. You will enjoy a very pleasant, informative ride to the top of the island. The drivers are very well-informed about the history of Mackinac and will answer any questions you might have.

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Mays Landing, New Jersey
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Took this 1 3/4 hour Carriage Tour with a group of 53 fellow travelers on a bus trip out of New Jersey. We initially boarded a 2-horse carriage outside the Grand Hotel, where we stayed. The ride proceeded through several areas & led us to the midpoint stop area where we were given time to shop in the gift shop... More 

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Marysville, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We visited Mackinac Island last week of June 2015. The carriage tour is a welcome change from the automotive wagon tours in other places. They provide a guided tour throughout the island which lasts little less than 2 hours. The tour guides (and horses) are well aware about the antecedent of the locales and landmarks. You have to switch carriage... More 

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Grand Blanc MI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The tour itself is great except when paying such a high price per person, we should not have to squeeze in so many people on a bench! We had some larger people on our tour and we had to sit with our bodies folded on each other. Then we were told that on the second carriage with three horses that... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This carriage tour picks you up in town and takes you to Surrey Hill. There you can shop and see the butterflies (we did neither), or continue on a larger carriage to the interior of the island. You travel through quiet woods on back roads to Arch Rock. Along the way, the guide tells you about Mackinac and cracks a... More 

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Mt. Pleasant, SC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

If you want to see the Island you pretty much need to use their services. What you get to see is very nice and the driver/guide was great. BUT - all of the carriages at the starting point are timed - they leave every 5 minutes to go up to the first stop. When we arrived on the island the... More 

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Goldfield
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The ride consists of two separate carriage rides. One takes you on a carriage with 4 horses to the Butterfly conservatory and the second carriage with huge horses takes you up the steep hills through the park. The first part was wonderful! Our driver was very knowledgeable and professional. I cannot say the same for the driver on the next... More 

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Mayfield, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The carriage drivers we had were excellent. They were so knowledgeable and passionate about the island and their horses. It was such a fun and unique way to tour the island. It is a must!

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Additional Information about Mackinac Island Carriage Tours

Address: Address: P.O. Box 400, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
Phone Number: 906-847-3307
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Mackinac County  >  Mackinac Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
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