Visit one or all six attractions on
Mackinac Island or in Mackinaw City
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    Special Events

    There’s always something happening at our sites. Find out what special events are planned now!

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    Mackinac Fun Pages

    FREE printable fun activity pages can help make the trip to Mackinac more enjoyable. Click here to download more than a dozen pages of kid-friendly puzzles, mazes, and more for all ages.

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    Mackinac State Historic Parks Blog

    New, interesting content is updated often on the Mackinac State Historic Parks blog. Click here for more information.

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    Fort Fright

    Lanterns light your way through an 18th-century fort and fur trading village overrun by werewolves, witches, goblins and ghouls. Storytellers weave spooky folktales near bonfires and treats such as hot mulled cider, cookies and candy can be found throughout the site.

     

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    Fire the Cannon

    Now YOU can fire the first cannon volley of the day at Fort Mackinac. Click here to learn how.

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    Only Have a Day or Two?

    Even if your trip is short, there’s still plenty to see.  Click to check out The Straits of Mackinac’s must-see attractions and sample itineraries to help you plan every last minute of your visit.

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    Fort Holmes

    The completely reconstructed Fort Holmes is now open to the public at Mackinac Island’s highest point.

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  • Letting the big flag fly!
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  • The "New Mackinac Hotel" was once located on Main Street, downtown #mackinacisland. Learn more about this now long since gone hotel at mackinacparks.com/blog
  • Just a quick climb up the tower of #oldmackinacpointlighthouse and you can see the Straits of #Mackinac from a whole different perspective. #mackinawcity #michiganhistory #lighthouse #greatlakes
  • The brand new bronze #cannon at #Colonial #Michilimackinac. That's one shiny boom!
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  • Just another beautiful day in the garden at the new Commanding Officer's House. #colonialmichimackinac #mackinawcity #michiganhistory
  • Who better to show you around a #fort than a #soldier?
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  • You know that feeling? #colonialmichilimackinac #mackinawcity #straitsofmackinac #michilimackinac #michiganhistory #puremichigan
  • We concur. #mackinacisland #timelessmackinac #puremichigan
  • We're putting the finishing touches on the all new Commanding Officer's House at #Colonial #michilimackinac in #Mackinaw City. #colonialmichilimackinac #Mackinac #MichiganHistory #museum
  • Root, root for the home team this Saturday as the Fort #Mackinac Never Sweats take on the #Rochester Grangers in a game of #VintageBaseBall  More info at mackinacparks.com/special-events.  #FortMackinac #mackinacisland #timelessmackinac #puremichigan
  • Right now at #FortMackinac #independenceday #fourthofjuly #mackinacisland #timelessmackinac
  • Our #blacksmith is shaping a #horseshoe for visitors at the Benjamin Blacksmith Shop on #Mackinac Island. #timelessmackinac #michiganhistory #mackinacisland