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February 2011 Blog Posts (2)

March You are only a Day Away

Pure Michigan! To me that means Mackinac island and a clear days view of the Bridge.

Warm weather is only 2 months away. But who needs warm.  The Island is calling and we

plan to come bye and say hi...SOON!

Added by Dave Fackler on February 28, 2011 at 7:40pm — No Comments

Take a ride across the Ice Bridge

(UPDATE 3/3/11: The ice bridge has disappeared due to a combination of high winds and warm temperatures in recent weeks. While possible, it's increasingly unlikely it will reform this year.)

Take a ride across the ice bridge. Using a GoPro camera mounted to his helmet, the driver gives you a great view of the trip. You can also view the return with the camera mounted to the windscreen here:…


Added by Mike Forrester on February 8, 2011 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

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Coast Guard on Mackinac Island

Started by Robert Posar. Last reply by Robert Posar Oct 10, 2014. 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, 2014. 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, 2014. 0 Replies

This is a webcam that went on line last fall, okay to add?

Grand Hotel entrance fee

Started by Tina Fragale. Last reply by maxine teachout Apr 6, 2014. 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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