Create magical memories on Mackinac Island during late Fall and Winter when you explore the scenic beauty and tranquility of the island that is named “Best Island in the Continental USA” by Travel + Leisure. There are plenty of year-round businesses on the island for visitors to enjoy during the winter months. See a list of the winter businesses here – and you can find additional information to help you prepare for your winter adventure on Mackinac Island.

Special events on the island include the annual Tree Lighting on December 2nd, accompanied by the Winter Bazaar on December 3-4.

Mackinac Island Ferry Company provides ferry service to the island all year round for summer travelers and winter enthusiasts, offering trips to the island throughout winter from its St. Ignace Dock #2. Click here to see the current ferry schedule. For more information, visit

View the “Mackinac Island in the Winter” video below.

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