The Straits Hotel Mackinaw City
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... over the water. We took a jet ferry to Mackinac Island for the day. There are no cars allowed on the island . Only feet, bicycles, snowmobiles, and horse and carriage/wagon. We took a self guided walking tour and a narrated horses and carriage tour. Visited historic Ft. Mackinac and had lunch at the Tea Room which is owned by the Grand Hotel. Did not have time to actually tour the hotel grounds, but enjoyed riding by it. Definitely brings ...
We arrived at Straits State Park Campground this afternoon. Lovely campground-beautiful forest. Soon after arriving we received notice from Visa that our account had been compromised. Remember the news this morning about the billions of passwords, email addresses, etc. hacked? Well, apparently we are in that group. A bus ticket originating from Great Britain was charged and ...
After a big breakfast, we went hiking in Trout Creek. Once we found the trails, we were on our way. A little stream flowed through the woods. Walking sticks in hand, we pushed through the woods fighting off the occasional bug. However, bugs got the best of us and we returned after 20 minutes. Relaxing at the condo, we had lunch and went to Boyne Highlands to play the Cuff Links Par 3 course. Despite asking multiple employees, we struggled to find the course. Then ...
... the world. People came from Australia, New Zealand and elsewhere this year just to "sail the Mac." I’d also be willing to bet they would agree with a saying that a late, long-time family friend, one who sailed in many “Macs” seemed to live by. In fact, it was printed on cards he had made to let people know he was ready to sail:
If All That Surrounds You Is the Horizon—That Is ...
Our first golf outing as a family. It was a beautiful setting and a challenging course, especially for beginners and kids. We finished 9 holes before the storm. Lunch at the club hit the spot. Spent the afternoon watching a movie and eating dinner in. The boys went fishing and Pat caught a fish he named ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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