Mackinac Island Rum Co., a tasting room near the docks of Shepler’s Ferry, is a brand of their High Five Spirits based in Petoskey. The new venue features a tiki theme with cocktails, as well as tastings of Mackinac Island Rum, Petoskey Stone Gin, canned cocktails, and Gypsy Vodka.
The Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island has created new retail offerings for the current season. Grand Kids, features books, plush animals, toys and more for the smallest guests. Grand Womens includes the perfect summer clothing and accessories for all of your Mackinac Island activities, including looks from Vineyard Vines, and also newly-designed tote bags. Grand Mens will
Magdelaine Laframboise was a woman ahead of her time. She was born in 1780, when women were expected to stay home and care for the children, cook, clean and do various other chores, while the husband was considered the head of the household and in charge of the money. So how was a woman to survive when
While there’s hardly ever a reason not to visit Mackinac Island and the beautiful area that surrounds it, 2020 presents a particularly magical opportunity. Mackinac State Historic Parks is turning 125 this year and, as such, its team has created 125 days of events throughout the 2020 season, spread across its family of sites and parks. Many
Since the Treaty of Ghent was signed in December of 1814, I decided to write about what happened in Michigan during the war. When I started my research, I learned there was a lot more to report than I had anticipated, so this month, I will just focus on the Mackinac area during the war of 1812.