Mackinaw City Pure Michigan

DAY TRIPS: Roadside Attractions Around Mackinaw City

Posted on July 7th, 2017
By Scott Winters As a child, one of my family’s favorite places to visit for vacation was the area around the Straits of Mackinac. My father was one of those travelers that would have the station wagon packed the night before, and we’d get up in the middle of the night so that we could hit the… READ MORE

A Quick Guide to Spelling and Pronunciation in the Straits Area

Posted on May 25th, 2017
With it is ties to Native American, British, French and even Spanish heritage (in the Niles area in Berrien and Cass counties), Michigan is full of city names that are difficult for many to pronounce and even spell. Yet, no two cities create as much confusion as Mackinaw City and Mackinac Island. The f… READ MORE

Make it Mackinaw for Memorial Weekend

Posted on May 18th, 2017
First held in 1962, the 55th Annual Memorial Pageant Weekend is recognized as the longest-running, free Memorial Day historical program in the United States. This year’s festivities run Saturday, May 27 through Monday, May 29. There is no admission charge for the historical reenactment pagea… READ MORE