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

    Special events continue through the fall and into the winter – check here often for an updated list and to start planning your 2019 visit.

  • Fort2Fort Five Mile Challenge

    The second annual Fort2Fort Five Mile Challenge will be held on May 11, 2019. Click here to learn about this fun race that showcases Mackinac’s greatest historical and natural highlights. Registration is now open, and save by registering early!

  • 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.

  • Mackinac Weddings

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

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  • Where will your adventure take you? #thisismackinac
  • A blacksmith, hard at work at Colonial Michilimackinac ⚒#thisismackinac #makeitmackinac #mymackinac #colonialmichilimackinac #blacksmith #mackinawcity
  • Can you hear the drums? 🎶🎵 #thisismackinac #fortmackinac #drums #mymackinac #makeitmackinac
  • Cool, calm and collected 👍🏼 #thisismackinac #haveanadventure #discover #hike  #mackinawcity #mymackinac #puremichigan
  • Colonial Michilimackinac is home to the British! Learn how the British lived during #RevolutionaryTimes here, in Mackinaw City.
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  • Summer is on its way! ☀️ #archrock #travelgram #thisismackinac #upnorth #mackinacisland #mymackinac #puremichigan
  • Fort Holmes sits on the highest point of Mackinac Island and the views are worth the hike! #thisismackinac #travelgram #mymackinac #mackinacisland #fortholmes #hike
  • It’s a perfect day for an Adventure Tour, here at Mill Creek Discovery Park! ☀️🐿🌲 #haveanadventure #thisismackinac #discover #nature #zipline #mackinawcity
  • 💥 #Iconic Fort Mackinac’s canon firing on this beautiful Tuesday 💥 #thisismackinac #fortmackinac #mackinacisland #mymackinac #travelgram
  • 💥 #thisismackinac #fortmackinac #puremichigan #iconic #mymackinac #mackinacisland
  • This lighthouse was #MadeToBeSeen #thisismackinac #mackinawcity #lighthouses #upnorth #puremichigan
  • The view from the tower at Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park is amazing! #thisismackinac #discover #millcreek #upnorth #views