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Friday May 29th-May 31st 2015
Troop Mackinaw

Troop MackinawA fun & affordable weekend dedicated to Girl Scouts exploring Mackinac Island. This event is the complete Mackinac Island Package for Girl Scouts! Hotel, Ferry, Grand Hotel Lunch Buffet, Carriage Tour & More! You won't find another package at this price with this much included. Whether visiting with the whole troop or just mother & daughter you are sure to have a Grand time! For more information visit www.TroopMackinaw.com


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Friday Jun 5th-Jun 14th 2015
66th Annual Lilac Festival on Mackinac Island

The Lilac Festival on Mackinac island features days of activities and ends with one of the largest festival parades in Michigan.


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Friday Jun 5th-Jun 7th 2015
Troop Mackinaw

Troop MackinawA fun & affordable weekend dedicated to Boy Scouts exploring Mackinac Island. This event is the complete Mackinac Island Package for Girl Scouts! Hotel, Ferry, Grand Hotel Lunch Buffet, Carriage Tour & More! You won't find another package at this price with this much included. Whether visiting with the whole troop or just mother & daughter you are sure to have a Grand time! For more information visit www.TroopMackinaw.com


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Saturday Jun 13th-Jun 14th 2015
Big Mac Shoreline Scenic Bike Tours

Mark your calendar for two of the best Bike Tour opportunities around. Set your goal: 25, 50, 75 or 100 miles. Choose from several inland and shorelineroutes. Mackinaw City is proud to host the Spring and Fall Big Mac Shoreline Scenic Bike Tours. Register your plans to join hundreds of other riders from all over the country for these awesome tours. Early Saturday morning in both June September will find riders meeting at the Mackinaw City Reception & Conference Center to begin the days excursion. Clearly marked routes point the way to your personally designed adventure. Mackinaw City supports your best efforts with SAG safety wagons patrolling the routes and designated rest areas. Whether you are pedaling for recreation, or personal challenge, you are rewarded with incredible scenery and a light cook-out lunch at the reception center upon the completion of your ride. On the Sunday following, riders over the age of 13 will climax their adventure with a ride across the magnificent Mackinac Bridge. Registerfor your adventure by calling 231-436-5574 or visit www.mackinawchamber.com for Tour regulations and registration information.


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Sunday Jun 14th 2015
Lilac Parade - Mackinaw Island, 15 min from Downton Mackinaw

The Lilac Parade is one of Michigans Largest Festival Parades. - Mackinaw Island, Michigan, 15 minutes from Downtown Mackinaw City. Make sure to book your room early at a Mackinaw City hotel and enjoy!


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Mackinaw City, Michigan

Mackinaw City is the perfect vacation destination at the base of the Mackinac Bridge on the shores of the Straits of Mackinac, where the Great Lakes Huron and Michigan meet. There is something for everyone in Mackinaw: Mackinaw City is rich in history and four historic Michigan state parks preserve Mackinaw City's heritage, while the natural beauty of Mackinaw City and Mackinac Island captivate your senses. Unique shops and restaurants can be found in downtown Mackinaw City to peak your interest and satisfy your appetite. Catch a ferry to Mackinac Island for the day to enjoy all it has to offer and return to Mackinaw City and experience our parks, relaxing sandy beaches, unique shopping, restaurants, golf courses, concerts in the park, and a free nightly Laser Light Show. All this and more await you when you visit Mackinaw City!

Mackinaw City Has Many Summer Activities And A Thriving Summer Season.

Mackinaw City Has Many Summer Activities And A Thriving Summer Season.Mackinaw City Hotels

Mackinaw City Summers are action packed, from mild family fun to wild water adventures. Mackinaw City Summer activities revolve around the sun, water, sand, Commerce and crisp Great Lakes air. Swim from Mackinaw City's miles of Sandy Beaches in Clear, Warm, Lake Huron and Lake Michigan Waters. Enjoy the unique Sand Bars that allow you to wake waist high up to a 1/4 of a mile out into the lakes. An unusually expected warm Spring will cause the temperature of Lake Huron's water near Mackinaw City's favorite beaches to rise to temperatures close to 80 degrees. 2014 will attract swimmers in the warm lake waters in the bay just south of Mackinaw City's new State Dock, featuring Mackinaw City's largest sand beach. All Mackinaw City beachfront hotels have reported increased demand for lakefront rooms. 



Mackinaw City - Golf
Golf on Mackinaw City's Premiere Adventure Golf Courses and on 18 Hole Traditional Golf Courses in Mackinaw City and on Mackinac Island

Mackinaw City - Hiking
Easily accessible backcountry and seemingly endless cross country trails ensure Mackinaw City will always remain a nature lover's mecca.

Mackinaw City - Guides & Tours
Professionally guided old fashioned trolley tours in Mackinaw City focus on the dynamic intersections between the area's unique cultural history, commerce, and abundant natural wonders.

Mackinaw City - Kids Water Fun
Mackinaw City has 50,000 square feet of Indoor/Outdoor Water Parks with slides, climbing ropes, water cannons, and much more. (Pirate's Adventure Indoor/Outdoor Waterpark, Emerald Cove Indoor Waterpark, and Cast-Away-Bay Indoor Waterpark) Mackinaw City is one of the most kid-friendly Summer Resort Towns in Mackinaw City.

Mackinaw City - Jet Skiing
When the Mackinaw City water beckons, fire up a water sled to play in deep waves stashes and glass like hidden coves. All beaches are within walking distance of downtown Mackinaw City and the famous Dixie Saloon.

Mackinaw City - Parasailing
Work up an appetite the old-fashioned way by touring Mackinaw City's natural beauty hanging from a parasail 300 feet in the air above the water.

Mackinaw City - Sightseeing on Foot or Bicycle
For low-impact, slow-and-steady exploration, try walking around Mackinaw City's and Mackinac Island's foot paths or biking where you will see unrivaled Natural Beauty and famous Historic Sites, like the Mackinac lighthouses, Arch Rock, Devil's Cave, the Grand Hotel, Fort Mackinac, Fort Michilimackinac, and Old Mill Creek.

Mackinaw City - Mackinac Island Lake Cruises
Ride up to three Ferries to Mackinac Island, take a free Sunday Cruise under the Mackinac Bridge, and take a Lighthouse Cruise aboard Shepler's Ferry. Take a majestic horse-drawn carriage ride on Mackinac Island and you'll understand why every one still prefers this ancient mode of transportation. Mackinaw City Summers are action packed from mild family fun to wild back country adventures.

Mackinaw City and Mackinac Island Nightlife and Local Cuisine
Go out on the Town with over 30 great Saloons and Restaurants. Enjoy Dinner at Famous eateries, like the Dixie Saloon, originally built in 1895. Enjoy the best Italian food North of the 45th Latitude at Nonna Lisa's Italian Restaurant. Dance until 2 a.m., enjoy Karaoke, and try over 300 Beers at the Mackinac Island Brewhouse.



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