Mackinaw City Attractions & Entertainment
Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse
Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse is just east of the Colonial Michilimackinac Visitor's Center in Mackinaw City near the south end of the Mackinac Bridge. Take Exit 339 off northbound I-75, turn left at Nicolet and right on Huron. The Lighthouse Information Center is in the 1907 Fog Signal House, a small brick building east of Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse. Its steam-powered horn steered ships clear from shore in fog and darkness. The Mackinac Island State Park Commission purchased the Fog Signal House, a barn, and the lighthouse in 1960. Visitors toured exhibits there from 1972-1988.
Orr Kids Bike Shop
Bike rentals and shops. We have Mountain Bikes, Single Speeds, and Tandems. Groups rates available.
Pharaohs Family Fun
This Egyptian themed fun center features miniature bowling, a laser maze, shooting gallery, billiards, arcade and much more. Welcoming your family for a fun filled experience.
Ride the 3/4 mile long trail through buffalo & elf herds. Feed the ranch animals. Stroll over the Koi pond & through the barn. Explore the seasonal corn maze & pumpkin patch. Gift shop for unique & educational items.
Running Deep Fishing Charters
Salmon Fishing in Mackinaw City and Cheboygan has never been this fun. Our Lake Huron fishing charters exceed the expectations of our guests. ..
Ryba's Bike Rentals
Ryba's bike rentals have a great selection of bicycles and strollers to choose from. We also have electric wheel chairs and tag-along bikes for children.
Shepler's Lighthouse Cruises
For close to three centuries, the Straits of Mackinac has been a vital nautical thoroughfare, providing passage between Lakes Huron and Michigan. But traveling its famed blue waters has not come without risk. Over the many decades, lighthouses were built to protect mariners from dangerous shoals and reefs. Each has a story to tell. Shepler's exclusive Lighthouse Cruises are voyages of discovery. Guests are treated to awe-inspiring views and the fascinating history surrounding these Great Lakes Guardians. Each three hour cruise is $52.50 per adult and $40.50 per child ages 5-12. NEW for 2009!Take one of our extended four hour cruises for $68.00 per adult and $52.25 per child. The four hour cruises include lunch. See our cruise schedule online at sheplersferry.com. Reservations are suggested. Book your seat today at sheplersferry.com or by calling 1-800-828-6157!
Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry
Your Gateway to Mackinaw Island. Shepler's clean, comfortable passenger ferries zip you safely to Mackinac Island in just 16 minutes! You may choose from the cushioned seats and wide aisles of our main deck lounge, or experience a spectacular panoramic view of the Straits of Mackinac from the open-air top-deck seating area. Shepler's also offers special services for groups and wedding parties, as well as charters, cruises, and a full range of marine and freight services.
Soo Locks Boat Tours
Plan a day trip to Sault Ste. Marie & ride through the Soo Locks, right along side the big ships. On the 2 hour narrated tour, learn about the history of the Locks and Michigan's oldest city.
Soo Locks Dinner Cruise
Enjoy a leisurely sunset cruise on the St. Mary's River, sightseeing in Sugar Island's Old North Channel & ride through the Soo Locks while enjoying a delicious buffet style dinner with dessert. Cruise is 2 1/2 hours. Casual dress. Reservations recommended.