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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  • 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
  • Beautiful day for a rifle demonstration! #fortmackinac #thisismackinac #mackinacisland #mymackinac
  • Here at Colonial Michilimackinac, you can learn about military muskets from our soldiers! #colonialmichilimackinac #thisismackinac #britishsoldiers #revolutionarytimes #mackinawcity #mymackinac
  • Witness historical demonstrations and #HaveAnAdventure 🌲🌿 #thisismackinac #millcreek #mymackinac #puremichigan #visitmackinac #visitmackinaw #northernmichigan #mackinawcity
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  • 💥Ready, FIRE!💥 Step back in time to 1776, here, at Colonial Michilimackinac. #thisismackinac #colonialmichilimackinac #canon #mymackinac #makeitmackinac #revolutionarytimes #puremichigan
  • Now YOU can fire the Fort Mackinac Canon! 
Check out our website for more info.
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  • The doors are open, come see what’s inside! 
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