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Mackinac Island State Park
Mackinac Island State Park
Owner description: This is Mackinac Island State Park, a landscape characterized by high limestone bluffs, beautiful vistas of sparkling water, vibrant forests, and mystical geological formations... more Owner description: This is Mackinac Island State Park, a landscape characterized by high limestone bluffs, beautiful vistas of sparkling water, vibrant forests, and mystical geological formations. With automobiles banned since 1898, here exists a quieter way of life away from interstate noise of cities. Over 80 percent of Mackinac Island is within Mackinac Island State Park—free of charge and open year round—where you’ll discover the true natural gems of Mackinac. Whether visiting this island parkland by foot, bike, horseback, or carriage, these many majestic geological wonders and unique historical monuments are visual treasures found only here—on the island sacred to the Ojibwa and Odawa Great Lakes Indian tribes. According to them, this is where life began. You’re invited to discover why. less
Attraction type: State Parks
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Arch Rock
Arch Rock
Natural rock bridge soaring 149 feet above the Straits of Mackinac appears to be suspended in midair.
Attraction type: Geologic Formations
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Fort Mackinac
Fort Mackinac
Historical site of the re-enactment of the fort's 1763 Indian capture and massacre.
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Military Bases/ Facilities
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St Anne's Catholic Church
St Anne's Catholic Church
The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World
The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World
Attraction type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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All places to eat » Places to eat

JoAnn's Fudge
JoAnn's Fudge
Cuisines: Dessert
Dining options: Delivery
Chuck Wagon of Mackinac
Chuck Wagon of Mackinac
Price: $4 - $10
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout
J L Beanery
J L Beanery
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Murray Hotel Fudge Co.
Murray Hotel Fudge Co.
Cuisines: Dessert
Doud's Market
Doud's Market
Cuisines: Delicatessen

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Main Street Inn and Suites
Main Street Inn and Suites
$75 - $375
Ranked #1 of 13 Hotels in Mackinac Island
Cottage Inn of Mackinac Island
Cottage Inn of Mackinac Island
$95 - $315
Cloghaun Bed and Breakfast
Cloghaun Bed and Breakfast
$100 - $165

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Haan's 1830 Inn
Haan's 1830 Inn
$99 - $215
Chippewa Hotel Waterfront
Chippewa Hotel Waterfront
$100 - $600
Ranked #3 of 13 Hotels in Mackinac Island
Inn on Mackinac
Inn on Mackinac
$94 - $369

All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Grand Hotel
4.0 of 5
Grand Hotel
$330 - $787
Ranked #5 of 13 Hotels in Mackinac Island
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America's Best Value Inn
5.0 of 5
America's Best Value Inn
$61 - $96
Ranked #10 of 30 Hotels in Saint Ignace
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