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Everything You Need To Know About Ferries To Mackinac Island

Your next Mackinac Island adventure can easily both start and conclude in St. Ignace – Your Home Port – whether you’re approaching from the north or south. As one of the few places with direct access to the car-less Mackinac Island, St. Ignace is the perfect shortcut: a fun, fast, and incredibly scenic 16-minute cruise away. Plus, frequent trips mean

Why Your Dog Will Love St. Ignace, MI: Pet-Friendly Hotels & More!

St. Ignace is the perfect up-north Michigan getaway for you and the whole family – your furry friends included! Your dog will love your next road trip up-north when you stay, eat, and play in St. Ignace. Luckily, there are plenty of dog-friendly places that call St. Ignace home, so you won’t have to give-up comfortable and affordable accommodations just

Where You Should Stay for Mackinac Island Adventure

  St. Ignace not only offers beautiful views of the Straits of Mackinac and the Mackinac Bridge - but also a very close proximity to Mackinac Island and plenty of affordable places to stay that fit your needs. Just climb aboard one of the ferries in our lakeside town to enjoy a scenic cruise to the historic island. St. Ignace

Why St. Ignace is a Safe Getaway for the Whole Family

Your safety is our number one priority when you arrive in St. Ignace, Michigan. We’re excited to welcome back visitors to experience the many things St. Ignace has to offer. In fact, St. Ignace is the perfect place for a safe and refreshing getaway in Michigan’s upper peninsula. Rest assured that St. Ignace businesses have safely reopened to travelers and

Everything You Need to Know about the Casino in St. Ignace, MI

The Kewadin Casino in St. Ignace, also known as Kewadin Shores Casino, offers a one-of-a- kind experience, combining exciting Vegas action with an authentic regional flair, owed to the personality of their community. Read on for everything you need to know about the casino in St. Ignace, MI! Daily Specials: Ladies Night & More Nearly every day is the best

The Best Winter Trails in St. Ignace, MI

There are thousands of miles of trail that are available to explore here in Michigan and many of the best are here in St. Ignace! We’ve compiled a guide to the best trails in the St. Ignace, MI area for hiking, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling. North Country Trail This 167-mile trail stretches from New York to North Dakota and is open

10 Reasons to Go Hunting in St. Ignace, Upper Peninsula, Michigan

Fall hunting in Michigan is a tradition that goes back for generations, especially in the Upper Peninsula. While St. Ignace, the first city across the Mackinac Bridge in the UP, is known for its adventures on the Great Lakes, very few know about its excellent hunting opportunities. Read on for 10 Reasons to Go Hunting in St. Ignace, Upper Peninsula,

Fall Color Tours in St. Ignace, Upper Peninsula, Michigan

Discover the beautiful autumn hues visible from St. Ignace, Michigan on three extraordinary routes categorized by color: the Violet Tour, the Gold Tour, and the Crimson tour. You can also explore bonus tours that include a short loop around a Lake, a longer trip to Drummond Island, and a great way to explore autumn by train further north!   Violet

Totally Normal Ways to Cross the Mackinac Bridge

For the uninitiated, taking a car to cross the Mackinac Bridge is only natural and unquestionably the obvious way to make the journey. Yet, here in St. Ignace, cruising across on an antique snowmobile, steaming over with vintage tractors, or traveling with a caravan of Jeeps are practically commonplace methods of traversing Mighty Mac. Read on for all the Totally

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