The Mackinac Bridge
Built in 1957 the Mackinac Bridge is an incredible structure. It is the third largest suspension bridge in the world. The Mackinac Bridge connects the lower and upper peninsula’s of Michigan. You can drive to the northern part of Wisconsin if you cross this bridge.
If you like history and old towns Colonial Michilimackinac is a neat place to visit in Mackinaw City. This national historic landmark is a reconstructed 1700’s French fur trading village and military outpost. Employees dress up in period attire, playing flutes, drums etc, reenactments of American Revolution Time.
The Island State Park
Take a ferry to the island for beautiful scenery, limestone bluffs, hiking, biking, and shopping. Beautiful homes are on the island surrounded by hotels, restaurants and visitors have a great island view as well as great hiking trails.
We spent the day hiking and relaxing by the water. Be prepared to spend a lot on food there as it is a tourist hot spot. You can rent bikes on the island which is a great way to get around. You can also take a ride in a horse carriage.
Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse
For history buffs, lighthouse lovers, or just for a pretty view of the lake. The Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse was in operation from the late 1800’s to mid 1900’s. The lighthouse is within Michilimackinac State Park
Visit Tahquamenon Falls state park to see the upper and lower waterfalls. They are beautiful.
Located in the fitting town of Paradise, MI
Star Route 48