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Holiday Gift Ideas

Posted by Mike Forrester on December 17, 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments

Wanting something Mackinac Island-related for Christmas this year? I've assembled a variety of gift ideas in our Amazon affiliate store, which you can visit here: http://astore.amazon.com/holiday20140a20-20

If you're looking for gift certificates, most of the hotels, inns and B&B's are offering them. Some are offering a 'bonus' value or discount when purchased, so check with the property directly for their specials.

Original Murdick's Fudge and Joann's Fudge are both open and shipping fresh fudge, but Thursday, December 18th is the last day they are taking orders, so don't delay!

Original Murdick's Fudge website

Joann's Fudge website

Happy shopping and Happy Holidays from Mackinac Island Blog!

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Posted by Mike Forrester on December 5, 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments

Each year we include a Mackinac Island ornament on our Christmas Tree. One of my favorites is a hand-painted ornament by island resident Trish Martin.

If you've never visited during the winter months, you should consider it. This weekend (Dec. 5-7) is the Annual Christmas Bazaar. After Christmas, the Lilac Tree Suites and Spa will open, along with the Cottage Inn for New Year's Eve celebrations including the Turtle Drop at Midnight (it's a fiberglass turtle, so don't worry).

In February, the Winter Festival includes two days of activities, including the opportunity to judge photos for the annual Seasons of Mackinac calendar.

Do you have a favorite Mackinac Island ornament on your tree this year? Please feel free to share it!

Google Maps adds street level photos of Mackinac Island

Posted by Mike Forrester on October 28, 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments

Google Maps has added street level photos, captured with their photo sphere, of businesses and landmarks around Mackinac Island.

Go to Google Maps by clicking on the map below, then click on the small yellow person at the bottom right of the screen. That will trigger the light blue 'street view' images available on Mackinac Island.


Here's the direct link to Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/OEVnd

Google Earth recently visited the island using a photo sphere attached to a backpack. It should take a couple of months before those ground level images are part of Google Earth.

The Sights and Sounds of Mackinac Island

Posted by Mike Forrester on September 30, 2014 at 11:32am 0 Comments

You may not always be able to make a trip to Mackinac Island when you want to, so we bring the island to you. Our 'Five Minutes on Mackinac' video series is ready to help you escape.

Here's 75 minutes of the sights and sounds of Mackinac from our YouTube Channel playlist!

Here's a direct link to the playlist:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WnsHcusE_k&list=PL98GXUfKK-jYk8Pql3-r889g3UGZE4a6N

You can watch all our Mackinac Island videos on our YouTube Channel at: http://www.youtube.com/user/MackinacIslandBlog/videos

Thanks for watching!

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Coast Guard on Mackinac Island

Started by Robert Posar. Last reply by Robert Posar Oct 10. 7 Replies

I was a Coast Guardsman assigned to the Mackinac Island Life Boat Station 1958-1960. The Station is now the Visitors Center. While living on the island for near 2 years, I met many wonderful Islanders, worked for the City, and rode saddle horses for…Continue

Arnold Ferry

Started by Tina Fragale. Last reply by Mike Forrester May 15. 2 Replies

I understand Arnold Ferry may not longer be running. It is our tradition to get to and from the island on Arnold!! Anyone have any info? BRING BACK ARNOLD!!

A view of the bridge

Started by Robert Keck May 4. 0 Replies

This is a webcam that went on line last fall, okay to add?http://www.viewthestates.com/explore/mackinaw-bridgeContinue

Grand Hotel entrance fee

Started by Tina Fragale. Last reply by maxine teachout Apr 6. 2 Replies

I have read in one place only, that if you enter the hotel grounds from West Bluff or by a horse drawn carriage, there is no entrance fee. Can anyone confirm this?Thanks! TinaContinue

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