We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Mackinac Bridge

Certificate of Excellence
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: I-75, Mackinaw City, MI 49781
Phone Number:
+1 906-643-7600
Website
Description:

Linking Michigan's two peninsulas, this mighty bridge has a total length of...

Linking Michigan's two peninsulas, this mighty bridge has a total length of five miles.

read more
Book In Advance
More Info
$24.00*
and up
Mackinaw City Sunset Cruise
More Info
$24.00*
and up
Mackinac Bridge History Cruise

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 685 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 562
    Excellent
  • 92
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
must see

I've been over the bridge many times- every season- and it never gets old. They are always doing bridge maintenance but traffic isn't affected too much. The bridge and scenery... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
_10jmccarthy
,
Ludington, Michigan
Add Photo Write a Review

685 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 676: English reviews
Ludington, Michigan
Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've been over the bridge many times- every season- and it never gets old. They are always doing bridge maintenance but traffic isn't affected too much. The bridge and scenery are beautiful.

Helpful?
Thank _10jmccarthy
Chino Hills, California
Level Contributor
381 reviews
99 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What an awe inspiring sight when approaching this suspension bridge! The bridge is 5 miles long and was the longest in the world for a very long time. It is an engineering marvel built around 1957. You can view where the two lakes meet: Lake Michigan on one side and Lake Huron on the other.

Helpful?
Thank 48thAnniversary
Level Contributor
17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was a little freaked out about driving over this bridge, but really it's not that bad. Gorgeous views.

Helpful?
Thank Beth M
Huntsville, Alabama
Level Contributor
17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Crossing the Mackinac Bridge one more time was on my Bucket List and we were able to cross it off this month!! Such an awesome structure and an engineering marvel!! 5.5 miles of an suspension bridge is a must see!!

Helpful?
Thank hsv2328
Poolesville, Maryland
Level Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whilst visiting Mackinaw City we wanted to see the sunset near the Mackinac Bridge. We arrived Later and the day and missed the museum and Ft. Michilimackinac but we were not disappointed! We approached the base of the bridge on the shoreline to see the sunset but were captivated by the architectural and natural beauty underneath the bridge! The sun's... More 

Helpful?
Thank LTCB1
Bradenton, Florida
Level Contributor
241 reviews
119 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The views are spectacular on a clear day. The night drives are equally beautiful. The bridge is well maintained and is a great ride.

Helpful?
Thank bittychicken
Bristol, Tennessee
Level Contributor
115 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Celebrating 60 years, the Mighty Mac still looks as awe- inspiring as it did on its opening day in 1957. It is beautiful as it sweeps across the straits, connecting southern Michigan to the U.P. We've crossed it dozens of times in the last decade and it continues to thrill.

Helpful?
Thank Claude F
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Who doesnt want to see this magnificent bridge. Most beautiful during a sunset, get spectacular photos at that time.

Helpful?
Thank Samantha R
Level Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The one thing every visitor to MI must try, just to say you have done it. Recommend going on a nice day - wind and rain make it a less that desirable experience

Helpful?
Thank Jeremy T
Ray twp, michigan
Level Contributor
131 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful and elegant. There is an interesting sovereign shop under the head of the bridge with helpful, friendly staff. Next door are parks and landmarks that are nice to see. Great for families with young kids on a nice day

Helpful?
1 Thank Skimo11

Travelers who viewed Mackinac Bridge also viewed

Mackinaw City, Cheboygan County
Mackinaw City, Cheboygan County
 
Mackinac Island, Mackinac County
Mackinac Island, Mackinac County
 

Been to Mackinac Bridge? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Mackinac Bridge and other visitors
7 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (7)

Questions? Get answers from Mackinac Bridge staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?