A Colonial Christmas

Colonial Michilimackinac Mackinaw City

The sun sets on the Straits of Mackinac. Fires crackle in stone hearths. The smell of treats and warm beverages fill the crisp winter air. Laughter, conversation, and more can be heard emanating from inside the palisaded walls. It’s ‘A Colonial Christmas’ at Colonial Michilimackinac, where the traditions of the 17th and 18th century are alive for... Read more »


Twilight Turtle Trek

Mackinac Island State Park Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island Turtle Trek - A lantern-lit ski and snowshoeing trek through some of Mackinac Island's natural winter wonderland. The trail begins at Greany Grove (corner of Arch Rock Road and Huron Road) with a bonfire and hot chocolate. The trail is groomed, track set, lit by lanterns and approximately two miles long. This is... Read more »


Snowshoeing & S’mores at Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park

Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park Mackinaw City

Bring your snowshoes and explore the snowy North Woods at Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park. Meet Kyle Bagnall, Park Naturalist, in the parking lot where we’ll begin our hike. Along a two-mile trek, we’ll search for signs of wildlife and other wonders of the natural world. After the walk, we’ll stop at the Forest Clearing... Read more »