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Ways to Enjoy the Great Lake from Near the Mackinac Bridge

  St. Ignace’s unique location near 3 of Michigan’s Great Lakes, right at the gateway to the Upper Peninsula, the Mackinac Bridge, provides ample opportunity to revel in water. Explore shipwrecks, have countless days of fun with your family, try out a Great Lakes yoga class, and much more.   Boating One of the best ways to enjoy water is

Exploring Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes of Northern Michigan

St. Ignace is located on the Straits of Mackinac, an area of the Great Lakes that has seen large numbers of ships founder in the last 150 years due to a combination of fog, ice, rocky shoals, and powerful gales. Most wrecks are protected, making them some of the most fascinating to explore. Many lost ships have yet to be

Top 10 Outdoor Adventures in St. Ignace, Upper Peninsula, Michigan

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is a wonderful place to explore the great outdoors, and as the gateway to the UP, St. Ignace is the perfect first stop! No matter how you like to experience open skies, the Top 10 Outdoor Adventures in St. Ignace will have you covered. Swim As St. Ignace is located right on the Straits of Mackinac, it’s

A Guide to the Best Campgrounds in St. Ignace, Upper Peninsula, Michigan

St. Ignace is the ideal place to go camping as it’s the perfect hub for a variety of day trips across the UP – from Mackinac Island to the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Learn all you need to know about Best Campgrounds in St. Ignace, Upper Peninsula, Michigan and the fantastic experiences they provide! Beach Front Camping - Castle Rock

St. Ignace, MI Makes for a Perfect Family Getaway

Families looking for fun will love St. Ignace, with its beaches, ranches, museums, central location, and loads of other family-friendly attractions. Experience the perfect family getaway in the Upper Peninsula city of St. Ignace, Michigan!   Animals If your kids love animals, they’ll love visiting Oswald's Bear Ranch! Home to the only place where you can pet a bear cub

Ten Reasons Why It Is Better Above The Bridge

1. Leave The City Behind   Take a ride across the Mackinac Bridge and experience genuine peace and quiet. Say goodbye to traffic gridlock, long line ups and crowds. In St. Ignace, our prescription for relaxation includes long walks on beaches, local cuisine on an outdoor patio overlooking Lake Huron's Moran Bay and best of all, letting the sound of

Why St. Ignace is the Perfect Hub for Your Upper Peninsula Adventure

The gateway to the Upper Peninsula, St. Ignace, is centrally located, and the first stop after crossing the Mackinac Bridge. Read on for even more reasons St. Ignace, #YourHomePort, is the perfect hub for your upper peninsula adventure! 1. Lodging No trip is complete without a place to stay, and St. Ignace is brimming with affordable, easy and comfortable hotel

Upper Peninsula Day Trips from St. Ignace, Michigan

St. Ignace is the perfect hub for your Upper Peninsula adventure, and it’s the ideal spot to branch out and explore the golf courses, national parks, and beaches of the UP – and so much more! Explore all the things to do in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan with these great day trips from the amazing lodgings of #YourHomePort! 1.

Hidden Gems in St. Ignace, Upper Peninsula, Michigan

Explore the wonders of St. Ignace that only some locals know, such as trails, restaurants, the lesser-known, wildlife attractions, and more. Learn all about the hidden gems in the Upper Peninsula city of St. Ignace, Michigan! 1. St. Ignace to Trout Lake Trail If you’re looking to get away from it all and revitalize in nature, this picturesque, often very

7 Incredible Winter Activities & Events in St. Ignace, MI

Whether you’re a family looking for fun on snow and ice or a winter sports enthusiast looking for a real challenge, look to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula! Snowmobilers, hockey players, skiers, and even golfers (yes, golfers!) will all be able to discover great experiences in these 7 Incredible Winter Activities & Events in St. Ignace, MI.   1. Snowmobiling St. Ignace