Visit one or all six attractions on
Mackinac Island or in Mackinaw City
  • 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!

  • Special Events

    It’s never too early to start planning your 2018 visit to the Mackinac area! Learn about all of the 2018 special events, and check back often as we continue to add new events throughout the year.

  • Fort2Fort Five Mile Challenge

    Be a part of this inaugural event celebrating Fort Mackinac and Fort Holmes on Historic Mackinac Island!

  • Mackinac State Historic Parks Blog

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

  • Fire the Cannon

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

  • 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.

  • Mackinac Weddings

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

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  • No storm yet. View from the #oldmackinacpointlighthouse tower. #thisismackinac #mshp #mackinawcity #hopefullynosnow
  • Not thinking about snow. Not thinking about snow. Not thinking about snow. #fortmackinac #thisismackinac #waitingforspring #tearoom
  • Hello, spring? We open in three weeks. #thisismackinac #colonialmichilimackinac #spring #mackinawcity
  • One month from yesterday. #oldmackinacpointlighthouse #thisismackinac #onemonth
  • Ready to greet you in one month. #historicmillcreekdiscoverypark #thisismackinac #mackinawcity #sawmill
  • Nowhere else does such a rare and exceptional collection of Mackinac-related art and photography come together to tell Mackinac’s story. #onemonth #thisismackinac #mackinacartmuseum
  • Who’s ready? #thisismackinac #fortmackinac #soldiers #mackinacisland #straitsofmackinac
  • One. Month. #colonialmichilimackinac #thisismackinac #mshp #mackinawcity #muskets
  • Happy #nationalpuppyday🐶 Watson’s keeping a close eye on a soldier of the 8th Regiment. #thisismackinac #michilimackinac #mshp #petfriendly #whitegermanshepherd #dogsofinstagram
  • Wednesday view from Fort Mackinac. #mackinacisland #thisismackinac #fortmackinac #mshp
  • King’s Storehouse at Colonial Michilimackinac. Something new in store for 2018! #thisismackinac #kingsstorehouse #colonialmichilimackinac #mshp #new