We all loved our carriage tour! The first half was with carriage driver Sam. He was entertaining while very knowledgeable. He took great care with his team of horses “Randy and Marshall”. We all learned so much! The second half was with carriage driver Maggie....More
Mackinac Island Carriage Tours
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After arriving on the ferry you need to go to the Carriage Tours office to book a tour time which had not been explained at our hotel where the tour tickets were purchased. Mike and all the staff were pleasant, helpful and kind when we...More
Save yourself some walking and enjoy a carriage or shuttle ride. The drivers are all very good at describing the local area, good jokes, fun stories, even some singing! Very well run and horses seem to get very good care; fun to see them switch...More
Even if you buy tickets online, it doesn’t guarantee you a spot so get to the booth early to get a time for your carriage ride or you’ll have to wait a long time. Other than that, we really enjoyed this tour. You start out...More
The carriage tour is well worth your time and money. I would think that even if you plan to walk or bike the island, the tour would help you see where you want to go and spend more time. The general tour consists of 2...More
We took the tour while staying a few days on the Island. Besides seeing some sights in town, the tour also hits a few of the larger attractions: the Butterfly Gardens, the stone arch, and Fort Mackinac. In between you see some nice scenery. Our...More
Carriage tour drivers Drew (part 1) and Jared (part 2) were both above what I expected. Drew mentioned he's been a driver for 10 years and he was so funny it showed, but then he said this was his first year doing the tour. He...More
You must go on Carriage rides. The Carriage drivers are very informative and full of fun. They are attentive to the passengers and the needs of the horses.
A carriage tour is a great way to see the island and learn about the history and current state but one of our tour guides was quite arrogant and just not engaging. He told stories about himself instead of the island and just wasn't fun....More
Comfy horse drawn wagon with and expert tour guide. The guide was hilarious and still got the information across to us. Guaranteed good time. Caveat: hot weather may enhance the transportation associated aroma!