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Fall Bucket List

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The first day of fall is just around the corner! We’ve rounded up a few fall favorite pumpkin patches, apple mills and more that are favorite places for Michigan residents to visit:  Pond Hill Farm is located a little north of Harbor Springs and is so fun to visit in the fall! They have a pumpkin launcher, animals to see, hayrides, pumpkin patch and more! It’s the perfect family friendly outing for you and your kids on a fall afternoon - they even have a farm - to -table restaurant for a delicious lunch or dinner! Fall Color Tour: Have...

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Fall on Mackinac

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The temperatures have dropped drastically since Labor Day, with the highs in the 60s during the day and it getting down to the low 50s / high 40s at night! We are hoping for an Indian summer. No matter how chilly it is, there is always something to do, if you are bundled up enough!  Here are a few items that we are going to do on Mackinac Island this fall:  Sunrise Kayaking Trip with Great Turtle Kayak Tours. Horseback Trail Riding to see the colors on the trails. Try Pumpkin Spice Fudge from the different fudge shops. Ride the...

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Mackinac Island Summer 2019 Bucket List

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Memorial Day was the unofficial start to summer on Mackinac Island! The weather is finally starting to be a little bit nicer, with sunny skies and puffy white clouds! We are excited to welcome in another great season on the island!  In anticipation of another great season on Mackinac Island, we asked our different employees what is on their Mackinac Island Summer Bucket List! Here are a few of their answers: Biking around the island 50 times! While this may seem daunting, for employees that are here full season (April - October) it’s doable, if you stay motivated!  Hiking every...

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Mackinac Island Hidden Spots

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Chances are, if you have been to Mackinac Island before, you have done the typical bike ride around the island, a picnic thanks to fresh selections from Doud’s Market, wandering through the shops downtown and then dinner on the island before either staying on the island for the night or heading home via the ferry.  But have you ever wondered what else is on the island to explore? Here are some of our favorite hidden spots on Mackinac Island: Mackinac Island Solider’s Garden: This hidden gem on the island is a peaceful place. From many years ago, you will see...

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Spring Bucket List for Mackinac Island

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With spring officially here, it’s time to make a bucket list of fun things to do on Mackinac Island and in Northern Michigan!  Some of the items on the list may still include a little bit of snow (because it’s still everywhere in Northern Michigan!) but there are also some fun activities to look forward to later in spring when the snow is finally gone. Photo Courtesy of Sara Wright Explore the frozen waterfalls in the Upper Peninsula. Did you know that there are more than 300 waterfalls in the UP? Plan a trip to explore some of these gorgeous...

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