The Straits Hotel Mackinaw City
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... portion of the Lake. Our hotel was right by a Northern portion of Lake Michigan.
The hotel, in St. Ignace, had a fire pit behind and the person at the front desk had said that at 9:00 PM, there would be a marshmallow roast. Well, after dinner, we went back to the hotel and tried to go down to the fire pit. We had put Off, on (lol), because of the many mosquitoes. Yes indeed, there was a fire going, and a plastic bin ...
... is moved with horse power, people, cargo, everything, is moved in wagons and carriages. Do I need to say that you have to watch where you walk? Instead of paying to ride a carriage we decided to walk around the island (we're walkers, right). Up hill, down hill, and back up hill again. Did I mention the this is a hilly island? Actually, it was beautiful and I don't regret the walking. Hey, we needed to burn off the ...
... security in the capitol building itself. It's a nice feeling to be able to just walk in and wander around. I never did figure out if Lansing has a downtown core. Once we left the capitol and wandered through the many state office buildings it seems we were in residential areas. It was nice for walking, but I wondered where the downtown was. Maybe there isn't one? The Mini ran much better today. I really do believe the weather has ...
... to avoid too many bites. We spent the day today on Mackinac Island - always wanted to see it. We rode the motorcycle to the docks and took a ferry over and spent the day walking the island. There are no motor vehicles allowed on the island- only foot traffic, bicycles and horse drawn carriages. We enjoyed a day off from riding in the truck and getting some needed exercise. My muscles are saying ahhhhhhh. Also, for you Scotty enthusiasts, ...
... Go sit next to Paris in the second row.” I didn’t realize that I was standing there so long thinking about what happened two years ago. That was the first time I ever saw an animal die. I hear my 2-1/2-year old brother, Deacon, behind me as I walk to my seat.
“Wake-up, Shirley, wake-up! Mommy, Mommy, why Shirley not wake-up?”
The large room is packed with my aunts, uncles, ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility