Mackinac Island is an island and city in Michigan offering a state park, iconic rock formations, historical sites, arts and cultural installations and educational fun for all. The Mackinac Island State Park covers the vast majority of the island and provides hiking trails, wooded canopies and the famous Arch Rock limestone formation. At Fort Mackinac, visitors will explore a walled cluster of buildings once used as a military fort in the 18th century, all situated on a scenic coastal bluff. Fort Holmes is a reconstructed fort originally dating to 1817 with coastal views and exhibits.

The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum showcases hundreds of exhibits of Native American art, early colonial art, old maps and even 19th-century photographs. The Benjamin Blacksmith Shop showcases the history of blacksmithing with costumed artisans, showcasing the process of traditional metalworking and forging. Skull Cave is the location of an ancient Native American burial site. The Museum of Ojibwa Culture at Old Mission Saint-Ignace is a seasonal museum of Native American culture.

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    Mackinac Island is a quaint, lake-island paradise that offers museums and culture, shopping and dining, scenic tours, and tons of memory-making experiences. The island boasts churches and mansions with iconic and historic architecture, art museums, nature preserves where you can view strange, beautiful, and unusual insects, and outstanding shopping and dining in the island's main business district. You can see stunning...

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