Posted on July 27th, 2017
Michigan is the self-proclaimed “Great Beer State” and for good reason. There are nearly 300 microbreweries around the state, producing thousands of craft beers that are perfect for sampling no matter the season.
Mackinac Island Brewhouse & Winery, located inside Mackinaw Bay Trading… READ MORE
Posted on July 12th, 2017
Each Labor Day, tens of thousands of pedestrians from Michigan and beyond gather in the Straits of Mackinac to take part in one of the state’s most significant annual events: The Mackinac Bridge Walk. This year’s event will take place on Monday, September 4.
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Posted on July 7th, 2017By 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
Posted on June 26th, 2017
The Ford Motor Company rolled its first Mustang off the assembly line in 1964 and this classic muscle car remains one of the most iconic vehicles on the road today. More than 100 cars are expected to gather on Saturday, July 15 for the 4th Annual Mackinaw City Mustang Stampede to be held at Conkling Heri… READ MORE
Posted on June 16th, 2017A conversation with Mary Stewart Adams, Director – The Headlands Dark Sky ParkFor visitors coming to the Mackinaw Area and may have never heard of a “Dark Sky Park,” what is it and what should they expect?
A Dark Sky Park is an area of land over which the night sky has been protected from light poll… READ MORE
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
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