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Mackinac Island Attractions

Mackinaw City Attractions

Mackinac State Historic Parks Resources:

Guns Across the Straits

Guns Across the Straits

What better way to wind down your day in the Straits of Mackinac than by firing off Michilimackinac’s weapons?

Fort Mackinac - Fire the Cannon

Fire the Cannon!

Make your visit to Mackinac Island a truly memorable one - fire the iconic Fort Mackinac cannon!

Adventure Tour

Have an Adventure!

Take a trek through the treetops on the Adventure Tour! Cross the Forest Canopy Bridge, 50 feet above the creek, fly like an eagle on the Eagle's Flight Zip Line, and scale the five-story Treetop Discovery Tower.

Upcoming Events

Artist-in-Residence Workshop with Poet Leila Chatti

Station 256 Conference Room Above the MISP Visitor's Center, Mackinac Island

Chatti will lead a writing workshop titled "Poetics of Place: Hello From ______!" This generative workshop will be focused on how to write place-based work, from postcard poems and travel... Read more »


Mackinac – Our Famous Island

Center for the Arts Mackinac Island

The Mackinac Arts Council presents Mackinac - Our Famous Island in the Center for the Arts at Mission Point every Sunday May 1 - October 23. Admission is free. #thisismackinac... Read more »

Featured Blogs

Remembering Dr. Beaumont at Mackinac

Mackinac State Historic Parks is commemorating the bicentennial of the accident that led to Dr. William Beaumont’s famous experiments on the digestive system. In addition to the Beaumont Museum, there are several other tributes to Beaumont on Mackinac Island.

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Re-opening the Archaeological Site at Michilimackinac

Late May saw the beginning of the 64th archaeological field season at Michilimackinac.

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Dr. William Beaumont and Alexis St. Martin

On June 6, 1822, a shot rang out inside the American Fur Company’s retail store located on Mackinac Island’s Market Street. When the smoke cleared, Alexis St. Martin, lay bleeding on the floor…

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