BACKGROUND Situated on Michigan’s historic Mackinac Island (pronounced Mackinaw Island), this is perhaps the region’s most iconic hotel drawing devotees season after season since 1887. This resort is a registered National Historic Landmark and member of the Historic Hotels of America. Movie buffs might recognize the hotel from the 1980 film Somewhere in Time.
WHERE IS IT? Guests take a ferry from the mainland to this charming island on the northern end of Lake Huron. No cars are allowed on the island. Instead, visitors can bike, walk, or take a horse and carriage wherever they need to go.
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