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Spring is here, well, at least it's here on the calendar as the Straits of Mackinac continue to deal with icy conditions, though warmer weather will arrive...eventually!
Thaw out your fond memories of Mackinac Island with the latest in the 'Five Minutes on Mackinac Island' video series titled 'Foggy Morning at the Docks.' It's the start of a summer day on Mackinac. The sun is filtered through the fog creating a dream-like effect. It's still early, so the first ferry boats have yet to…Continue
It's time for our first 'Five Minutes on Mackinac Island' for 2014 and what better way to start it in Grand style. A busy morning is underway along Cadotte Avenue in front of Grand Hotel. In just a few short months, we'll all be able to enjoy this view once again!
Watch the video on YouTube: http://youtu.be/u8LMcgdaT_U
Evening is an especially pleasant experience on Mackinac Island. The crowds have thinned and the air has cooled. Visitors are strolling along Main Street enjoying the summer evening when the paced has slowed from the afternoon. Sit back and enjoy the evening with them in this episode of 'Five Minutes on Mackinac.'
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Rush hour on Mackinac Island isn't quite the same as it is anywhere else in America. Perhaps that's one of the reasons I enjoyed watching it from my perch above Main Street. The 2nd floor balcony of the Lilac Tree Suites and Spa provided a great view of Main Street on this busy summer morning. Carriages were lined up, waiting to be filled with visitors, drays were busy hauling freight, dockporters hauling baggage and visitors strolling the still fairly empty sidewalks. Take five minutes to…Continue
The latest Five Minutes on Mackinac is now available here and on our YouTube Channel. In this episode, I set up just east of The Island House Hotel looking toward St. Anne's Church on an early summer afternoon during the Lilac Festival. The lilacs were in full bloom adding some wonderful color to the already vibrant palette of colors on Mackinac.
Sit back and enjoy the sights and sounds of Five Minutes on Mackinac.