Located on the southern side of the Mackinaw Bridge is Mackinaw City; a charming place that welcomes tourists due to its history and activities on offer. Mackinac boasts beautiful views of the shores of the Straits, and is a must-visit for budding photographers.
One of the top places to visit in Mackinaw City is Fort Michilimackinac. Built in the 18th century, the fort can be found at the Straits of Mackinac and is now a National Historic Landmark where visitors can wander around and explore.
The Mackinac Bridge is another popular site -- the impressive suspension bridge straddles the water below and is an architectural marvel. If you're keen to learn more about the bridge's design, head to the Mackinaw Bridge Museum. The Old Mackinac Point Light Station is worth visiting, having been built in 1889.
Elsewhere, the Mackinaw City Marina is a pleasant place for a stroll and to watch the boats.
The best time to visit Mackinaw City is during the summer months of June to September.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Mackinaw City is in January, while the cheapest month is in March. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Mackinaw City is in the high season in July. Mackinaw City has its low season in November, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Mackinaw City tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Mackinaw City tend to be busiest on Fridays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Mackinaw City. The warmest months in Mackinaw City are April and July, when temperatures reach 85 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -5 ˚F. The wettest month in Mackinaw City is October with 5.29 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 1.71 inches of rain.
Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more at AllTheRooms.com. Mackinaw City has 547 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Mackinaw City comes in at $40 per night. On average, a place to stay in Mackinaw City will cost you $247 per night.
Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Mackinaw City can pick from 92 places to stay that provide WiFi. 13 places to stay include a breakfast. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 11 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you are driving to Mackinaw City, you'll want to pick from 102 places to stay that provide parking. We have 32 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 25 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
In Mackinaw City AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 7 providers, including 34 places to stay from Airbnb, 28 accommodations from VRBO and 28 places to stay from Homeaway.
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