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Mackinac Island Carriage Tours

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Address: Mackinac Island, MI 49757
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+1 906-847-3307
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Narrated tours of this island that doesn't allow cars.

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The only way to travel!

This is just one of the amazing highlights of a trip to the island, again lending it's self to that feeling of going back in time to a simpler way of life. Treat yourself, it's... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Rochester, New York
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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is just one of the amazing highlights of a trip to the island, again lending it's self to that feeling of going back in time to a simpler way of life. Treat yourself, it's worth it!

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Trout Lake, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you go to the Island, this is the best way to see the interior and visit the fort. You may take the large, multi-person, interpretive carriages or rent your own horse and carriage. I prefer the former. The guides add to the trip. Also consider biking around the shoreline, a longish but not hard trip. Great views. Take a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Just Do It! You will learn so much history of the island and get to visit several stops! Worth the ride!

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Moorpark, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

Have been visiting Mackinaw Island for over 50 years and nearly always take this or a similiar tour. Historically the tour has been wonderful. A beautiful island rich in history that the tour guides used to verbalize. More recently the historical significance has been deleated from the dialogue and in its place a lot of cute jokes and unrelated stories.... More 

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Thank Teddy452014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

OUr family of six went to Mackinac Island in late August and enjoyed the wonderful carriage ride around the island. The atmosphere is great and the driver was a great story teller. The Island is just beautiful and a step back in time. Great family experience!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

We knew there were no private motor vehicles on the island - but we didn't know there were 100's of horses. It was like stepping back in time and we thoroughly enjoyed our tours. A leisurely way to see the sights and hear interesting stories.

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Kent, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

My friends and I went on tours a few times, it was always a fun & interesting way to travel through the island. We were able to view some beautiful parts of the island we couldn't have done without the "horses".

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite things about Mackinac Island is the absence of motor vehicles. The Mackinac Island Carriage Tours company proved to be wonderful organized, and all of our drivers were efficient and truly added to the experience. I did learn that one has a much smoother time if you call the company directly when you want to request a... More 

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Parma, Mi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

We wanted to see the new Fort Holmes on the Island. We decided to rent a private carriage with driver. It was a little over an hour and a half trip. Our driver was very informative and entertaining with history and stories of the fort and the area. Well worth the investment. Will certainly do this again.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Really enjoyed the horse carriage ride to have our first experience to see the island. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and answered everyones questions. Really liked the stop at Arch Rock to take photos and if you have time there is another stairway to go up to see the Nicolet Watch Tower to honor John Nicolet and see the... More 

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