Destination guide

Head to the historical city of Mackinaw City

Enjoy the history and other features of Mackinaw City. Renowned for its lake, island views and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Mackinaw City

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Mackinaw City a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Ignace Golf and Country Club (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Totem Village (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • The Jewel Golf Course (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Wings of Mackinac Butterfly Conservatory (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Deer Ranch (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)

Seasonal weather in Mackinaw City

Travellers speak highly of Mackinaw City for its boating. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 24°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Mackinaw City

Travellers appreciate the panoramic lake views and breathtaking sunsets, which is just a taste of what Mackinaw City has to offer. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Mackinaw City. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wawatam Park (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Colonial Michilimackinac Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Headlands International Dark Sky Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Bridge View Park (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Straits State Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Mackinaw City

Fly into Mackinac Island, MI (MCD), the closest airport, located 7.2 mi (11.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Pellston, MI (PLN-Pellston Regional), which is 14.8 mi (23.8 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Mackinaw City?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 119 holiday lettings around Mackinaw City. From 61 Cabins to 35 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Mackinaw City?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Mackinaw City. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Animal Tracks Adventure Golf: 203 holiday lettings
  • Mackinaw Manor Haunted Mansion: 202 holiday lettings
  • Mackinaw Bridge Museum: 202 holiday lettings
  • Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse: 201 holiday lettings
  • Spy Quest Laser Maze: 203 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Mackinaw City listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Mackinaw City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 61 Cabins in Mackinaw City. Our other popular types of Mackinaw City holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 35 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 61 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 61 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Flats and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Mackinaw City?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 12 holiday homes with pool available in Mackinaw City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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