Please take time to visit some or all of these attractions during your stay with us. Come to our office and we will help you plan your day.
No motorized vehicles allowed just horses, horse & carriage, bikes and walking are used to see the island. A full day is needed to see all the sites! For more information, visit www.mackinacisland.org
You don't need a ferry boat to get to Michilimackinac. The complete working colonial village and fort are minutes from downtown Mackinaw City. Join the fun on Memorial weekend for the pageant that includes many in period dress, reenactments and demonstrations. mackinacparks.com
The North Central State trail is a 62 mile multi-use trail connecting Gaylord, Indian River, Cheboygan and Mackinaw City. The trail has a 10 foot wide hard packed crushed limestone surface and is open to all non-motorized uses year around. The trail is 200 yards from the campground and Mackinaw City is only 1 mile down the trail.
This Emmet county park is just a few miles from the campground. The Headlands property is thickly wooded with trails and lots of Lake Michigan shoreline. It was recently designated as a Dark Sky Park. It's a wonderful place to view the night sky. Go to emmetcounty.org
55 miles north to Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. Climb aboard the Agawa Canyon train. This one day wilderness excursion will take you 114 miles north over towering tressels, alongside pristine northern lakes and rivers and through granite rock formations of the Canadian Shield.
Welcome Aboard! The Cutter Mackinaw is located at the end of the railroad dock in Mackinaw City. Visitors can see how the men of the Mackinaw lived and worked as everything the ship needed to operate is still on board. Tours daily beginning May 19. More info at www.themackinaw.org
McGulpin lighthouse protected ships from 1869 until 1906. This lighthouse has been recently renovated and open to the public. Views of the Mackinaw Bridge are spectacular.
M 119 Scenic Heritage Route is a beautiful, paved road packed with scenery. Drive you car, motorcycle or even your bicycle. Start at the campground through Cross Village, Good Hart and end in Harbor Springs.