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Mackinac Island State Park
#1 of 20 things to do in Mackinac Island
Our families loved this area and loved visiting the Mackinac Island State Park….We are eager to come back soon! 5 STARS!!!!
Great tour including the butterfly exhibit, a little pricy but the children enjoyed it!!
Arch Rock
#2 of 20 things to do in Mackinac Island
Great hiking point for the family, wonderful view, easy to get to, kids love it.
This place was family friendly and the Native American tale about Arch Rock is worth the trip.
Fort Mackinac
#4 of 20 things to do in Mackinac Island
You can self guide through the buildings Well kept Interactive displays Historical Great for adults and children Beautiful scenic area on top of the island facing the harbor A must stop on your Mackinac Island adv...
It is extremely informative, well laid out as far as a self guided tour of the important role of the fort as well as how life was for soldiers and families who called the fort home.
Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry
#8 of 20 things to do in Mackinac Island
We went to the island on a rainy day and since there were few kids, the captain really engaged the kids and made them feel so special.
Easy and valet parking is great when traveling with young children and strollers.
The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World
#6 of 20 things to do in Mackinac Island
Great fun for the entire family!!! Everyone loved it from my 20 month year old to my husband who I think loved it the best.
Great all around family fun we enjoyed the butterfly collection and beatles at a great price to enjoy all day.
Is it you spot from Somewhere in Time movie!
#5 of 20 things to do in Mackinac Island
The family loves the movie Somewhere in Time.
Then we explained to the kids that they filmed part of a movie in that spot.
Wings of Mackinac Butterfly Conservatory
#9 of 20 things to do in Mackinac Island
There were some great picture taking opportunities and I would recommend this to everybody- especially those who have children that are old enough to understand the fragility of the butterflies.
It was just me and my husband, but there were lots of families there with small children and they had lots of fun!
St Anne's Catholic Church
#3 of 20 things to do in Mackinac Island
Open for you and the kids to explore.
Can you imagine being Grandma to such a child?
Fort Holmes
#7 of 20 things to do in Mackinac Island
Good for kids to understand the historical significance and the military strategy involved.
My family decided to walk from downtown to Fort Holmes and it was a tough 45 minute uphill walk.
Biddle House
#11 of 20 things to do in Mackinac Island
If you have already done the fort on a previous trip.. just buy the cheaper ticket (half the fort ticket price) that just gets you in the smaller historic buildings like the Biddle House... the kids loved asking t...
By the way there is a family pass and a friend heritage tour.
Sanders Candies
#14 of 20 things to do in Mackinac Island
They had a 15% off coupon, made it reasonable to bring home fudge for family and friends.
Liberty Lego Display
#17 of 20 things to do in Mackinac Island