Visit one or all six attractions on
Mackinac Island or in Mackinaw City
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    Employment Opportunities

    Want to  spend your summer at the Straits of Mackinac doing something fun and interesting? Click here to see our list of available positions for the coming season!

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    Fort Mackinac Extended Hours

    Enjoy fall at Fort Mackinac!

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    Landscapes of Mackinac

    This juried exhibition, presented in the second floor changing gallery, will present artwork inspired by the theme of “Landscapes of Mackinac.” Jurors for the contest are Liz and Neil Ahrens, and winners will be announced at a special event on June 20, 2018.

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    Hubbard’s Annex Auction

    The Mackinac Island State Park Commission is offering Hubbard’s Annex Lots 4, 5, 6, Block 2, for public auction by sealed bid.

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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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    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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    Mackinac Weddings

    Mackinac State Historic Parks offers 10 beautiful, unique settings for your special day.

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  • Working hard or hardly working, #amiright ? #fortmackinac #mshp #canteen #mackinacisland
  • The #gardens at Colonial Michilimackinac are STILL gorgeous. #fall #mshp #colonialmichilimackinac #straitsofmackinac #mackinawcity #mackinacbridge
  • A crisp, sunny autumn day. #fortmackinac #mackinacisland #sunnyday #fall #itsnottoolate #mshp
  • The big lake is active today. #lakehuron #oldmackinacpointlighthouse #straitsofmackinac #mackinacbridge
  • Can’t think of a better place for lunch. #tearoom #fortmackinac #grandhotel #mackinacisland #october #fall
  • Doesn’t get much better for an October afternoon. #fortmackinac #fallcolors #mshp #mackinacisland
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  • Are you ready for #fortfright’17? #straitsofmackinac #mshp #colonialmichilimackinac
  • “She is mine,” roared the Devil. “She made a contract in blood!” #fortfright’17 #colonialmichilimackinac #straitsofmackinac #mshp #mackinawcity
  • Skeleton soldiers standing guard at #fortfright’17. #colonialmichilimackinac #straitsofmackinac #mshp #spookyscaryskeletons