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1st visit ?

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Ashtabula, Ohio
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1st visit ?

We will be driving on our first visit to the area. What do you do with your car if you plan on staying on the island? How do you get over to the island? Thanks,

Ada, Michigan
posts: 157
reviews: 23
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You leave your car at one of the boat docks. The best way to get to the island is by ferry. There is sheplers Arnold or star line ferry companies. Are you set on Mackinac island? As there are other less touristy less expensive options for example beaver island. Don't get me wrong Mackinac island can be fun but the cost ads up very fast imo.

Bay City, Michigan
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3 ferry companies to choose from. U park in their parking lots--perfectly safe! U can take the ferry from either Mackinaw City or St. Ignace, which is worth the drive over the Mackinac Bridge!

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