Michigan borders four of the five Great Lakes providing the longest freshwater coastline in the nation, and boasts over 11,000 inland lakes which means that anywhere you go in Michigan, you are never more than six miles away from a body of water.
Located in Lake Huron between the lower and upper peninsulas of Michigan, Mackinac Island is an idyllic destination unlike any other. Whatever you may choose to do, take it slow, breathe, and relax. After all, you are on island time!
Islands in the Midwest? Yes, indeed! The Great Lakes region is scattered with plenty of islands, but we’ve narrowed down those worthy for your family. Whether your family prefers roughing it on a deserted island or enjoying a full resort experience, one thing’s for sure – you may never want to leave! Manitou Islands, Michigan As...
With less commercialized attractions, families have the ability to fill their time on the island exploring untouched ecosystems, roaming the coasts, touring historic towns or villages, and spending quality time with loved ones, creating memories to cherish forever.