My husband and I just returned from Mackinac this past weekend. I have posted some photos also. It was a cold weekend but it doesn't stop the enchantment of this wonderful place.
The ride back was interesting and for anyone else traveling in the Fall when the weather is unpredictable take the Arnold ferry since it has the largest boat. All passengers had to ride on the lowest level and stay sitting. The captain upon docking at Mackinaw City said there were some 8-10… Continue
The above title is an old Native American saying and its on a plaque in the Scout Barracks behind the Fort.
I began my love for Mackinac on our honeymoom 38 years ago. On a whim my husband and I ended up in St. Ignace to find all the hotels were booked but there would be an opening the next day.
We had a room at the Lakeview Hotel. We were asked if we wanted a room with a bathroom or shared, you know the answer to that one. The floors were hardwood with… Continue
Pat, I'd like to learn more about the program and add some of their activities to the list of things to do on the island. I watched the flag raising a couple of weeks ago. Quite a workout for them going up the ramparts!
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