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Mackinaw City is the premiere vacation destination in the state of Michigan. It is located at what locals call the tip of the mitt, or at the top of the Lower Peninsula. There is a wealth of educational, outdoors, fun things to do there. It is a great place for families and singles and for large groups as well. There are many attractions that make it the great vacation destination that it is.

After checking in to your Mackinaw City hotel, a good first stop is Colonial Michilimackinac. The restored fort was rebuilt in 1957, but it is historically accurate. There are reinactors who tell the history and demonstrate implements used in that era. It is a fun place for people of all ages to visit.

A must-see is Mackinac Island. There are numerous ferries each day that take visitors to the island. Going there is like taking a journey back in time. No cars are allowed on the island, so walking, bicycles and horse-drawn carriages are how people get from one place to another. There is a downtown filled with fudge shops, a large fort, many historic buildings and homes and a lot more to see and do. For the energetic, a walk all the way around the island on the perimeter road is 8.3 miles and will take you at least one hour. At the end of a day spent on the island, you will be ready to return to your Mackinaw City hotel.

The Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum is another unique attraction. It is housed aboard what was once the largest ice cutter in the U. S. Coast Guard fleet. All the equipment is still in place, and it looks like the ship is ready to cast off. There are guided tours, so visitors learn a great deal.

A fourth must-see is the Old Mackinaw Point Lighthouse. It has an interesting history and some good views across Lake Huron. It is located in the middle of a pretty park. There is a gift shop with many lighthouse-themed souvenirs available.

For those who enjoy theme parks, there is the Thunder Falls Family Water Park.

Vacation days are fun, but they are also tiring. One of your favorite attractions will probably be your Mackinaw City hotel. There are many comfortable hotels and motels from which to choose. Most are located along the lakefront and offer convenient sandy beaches for relaxing and the lake for swimming and wading. There is a fishing pier located conveniently close to all the hotels. Heritage Park, with free concerts and a marina, is also in the area where the hotels are located. Most hotels have restaurants, which is convenient before and after long days of sightseeing.

As there are 42 hotels in Mackinaw City, it is impossible to describe each in detail, but additional information about them is readily available. Whatever your preferences may be, there is a good choice for you in one of the Mackinaw City hotels.

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