We have been coming to the Shores of Mackinaw for six years now bringing family members along year after year.
The view of the bridge, lake and Mackinac Island cannot be beat! Downtown is nearby, as are the lumberjack show and the other Mackinaw Parks.
The only downside is that every year something else seems to be taken away that we took for granted. This year, it was the gas grills in the common area replaced by charcoal grills. Before that, the beach would be groomed every day (chairs picked up, trash picked up). But it seems like the beach is going back to its natural state with grasses growing back up and into the sandy area.
But don't get me wrong. THIS PLACE IS BEAUTIFUL! Condos are clean, managers are receptive and everyone seems to get along.
As for traveling w/ our kids, well, yes they run around are super excited because it's vacation time. They use the beach, pool, look for frogs in the pond and have a great time. We luckily have never come across disagreeable tentants.
I WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND THE SHORES. We'll see you there the second week of August 2010!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Shores at Mackinaw Condominium Resort is situated along the pristine shoreline of Lake Huron just one mile south of Mackinaw City. You can enjoy all the flavors the Mackinaw area has to offer and in minutes be back in your northern Michigan retreat at The Shores. See breathtaking sunrises and sunsets from your private balcony. Take a dip in our heated beachfront pool. Relax on our private sandy beach or sundeck. Grill your fresh catch on the grills in the community pavilion and picnic area. Enjoy cool evenings on the beach by the bonfire and try your hand at making the perfect s'more. 1, 2 and 3 bedroom condos available. Prices do not include occupancy tax or cleaning fee. 1 - bedroom scenic view condo is $200.00 per night (sleeps 2-4 using sleeper sofa) 2 - bedroom scenic view condo is $250.00 per night (sleeps 2-6 using sleeper sofa) 3 - bedroom scenic view condo is $300.00 per night (sleeps 2-10 using sleeper sofa) 1-bedroom waterfront condo is $250.00 per night (sleeps 2-4 using sleeper sofa) 2-bedroom waterfront condo is $300.00 per night (sleeps 2-6 using sleeper sofa) 3 -bedroom waterfront condo is 350.00 per night (sleeps 2-10 using sleeper sofa) ... more less
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