Summertime is, in my opinion, the best time to get outside and do things! I love swimming, hiking, gardening, sailing, traveling, strolling the beach, going for morning walks, biking, canoeing, and so much more, but nothing quite beats a day at the pool. Here’s what to wear to the pool this summer to stay cool, comfortable, and safe in the sun.
Mackinac Island’s 71st Lilac Festival is one of the country’s most highly anticipated flower festivals. Explore the island and celebrate the iconic purple lilacs that were brought to this Northern Michigan paradise more than 250 years ago by French traders. Enjoy lilac-themed food and drink, gifts, and dozens of special events like tours, parades, races, art shows and crafts, and so much more.
The Jewel golf course at Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, MI, is one of the world’s finest golf courses. Offering a front 9 for all experience levels, a scenic horse-drawn carriage ride to the back 9, and a more challenging but oh-so-rewarding back 9 with some of the best views of the island and the Straits of Mackinac anywhere in the Great Lakes, The Jewel is a course all golfers should experience at least once in their lifetime.
These are 10 romantic travel destinations I’ve ever visited, and can’t wait to return to one day, here’s why we loved them, and why you need to visit them in 2019!
For fresh food, unique drinks, an inviting, colorful atmosphere, and service that’s second to none, islanders and visitors in the know head to Jockey Club on Mackinac Island for unforgettable meals and breathtaking views.
Woods Restaurant on Mackinac Island is one of the msot luxurious and enjoyable places to dine in the midwest. It’s festive, cozy atmosphere and sublime menu options are a must for any self-respecting foodie visiting Mackinac Island.
Sushi Grand on Mackinac Island, Michigan has some of the freshest, tastiest, and most inventie sushi in all of northern Michigan, and is absolutely a can’t miss while on the island!
12 things to know about visiting Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, Michigan will help first time guests and veteran visitors alike prepare for a getaway in America’s Summer Place. Learn about what to pack, what to expect, where to eat, how to dress, activities around the hotel, and much more.
Join me on a photographic tour of Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island as I show you a look inside the hotel itself, the grounds, the rooms & suites, food and drinks offered, things to do and see while staying and so much more!
Grand Hotel is a beautiful resort located on Mackinac Island, with a long tradition of requesting elegant dressing from their guests. Here’s what to pack for a wonderful time on the island at America’s Summer Place.
“Dry” has never been a part of Grand Hotel’s vernacular, even during prohibition! Whether you’re seeking to imbibe or seeking something a bit more mild, like cocktails or fun fruit juice drinks, Mackinac Island’s Grand Hotel has everything you’ll need for a good time!