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Mackinac Island State Park

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Photo from Mackinac Island State Park Did you know that Mackinac Island State Park was Michigan’s first state park? Before it was a state park, it was a national park - being the nation’s second national park! The Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau has a lot more information on this on their website, here! Mackinac Island State Park has over 70 miles of trails and roads for you to explore by bike, horseback or foot. The most traveled trail on the Island is M-185, the 8.2 loop that goes around Mackinac Island.  Some of our staff make it their goal each...

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2020 Michigan Bucket List

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  What’s on your 2020 Bucket List? We’ve picked out 20 cool ideas of things around the State of Michigan we think you should add to your list! Plan a trip to Mackinac Island: Obviously we had to include this, but have you visited Mackinac Island for the opening weekend? It’s definitely quieter than visiting in July, but just as fun! There is excitement in the air for all that is about to happen for the new season! Visit the five parks that are operated by the National Park Service in Michigan: Pictured Rocks, Sleeping Bear Dunes, Isle Royale National Park,...

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Mackinac Bridge Celebrates 62 Years!

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It was an amazing 2019 season on Mackinac Island. We would not have had so much fun without you joining us this year, so thank you for your support during this season! Today’s blog post is about one of the ways that many people get to Mackinac Island - by crossing the Mackinac Bridge! Here are some fun facts and figures that were gathered by the Mackinac Bridge Authority that we wanted to share with you. The Mackinac Bridge Authority shares the history of the bridge here. In 1884, when the experiment to offer a round the year ferry service...

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