A fan of 'Somewhere In Time' put together this short video with still images from the movie (shot in 1979) with photos taken last year (2014). It's short and a fun watch, especially considering how many of the locations still exist much like they did 35 years ago!
While not every location in the movie was included, most important locations have been captured.…Continue
2015 was greeted on Mackinac Island with the help of the Mackinac Island Fire Department lowering a large, fiberglass turtle. 'The Turtle Drop' as it's known, was started by Rich Lind several years ago and has become a New Year's tradition. This year, several hundred people came downtown to witness the drop, many staying at the Lilac Tree Suites and Spa, Cottage Inn, Mission Point Resort and the Pontiac Lodge, all of which were open for the celebration.
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…Continue
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.Continue
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:…Continue