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Have a Great Summer on Mackinac Island in the Great Lakes

posted by: Best Western Harbour Pointe Lakefront on: July 24, 2018 11:50:31 PM

sunset on Lake HuronPhoto taken by Chapay.

Mackinac Island is a hidden gem to spend your summer vacation. The island sits in Lake Huron, but with so much to do, you will do anything but sit around while you visit.

Sip N’ Sail Cruises 

Have a drink and watch the sunset from the water aboard the Isle Royale Queen III, a charming luxury vessel. Sip N’ Sail Cruises offers many specialty cruises from sunset specials to Bourbon under the Bridge. Sip on your favourite beverage and sail through the waters while listening to live music. Better than your average happy hour, the cruise is perfect for family, friends, or a date night. Be sure to check the calendar in advance to see who will be performing aboard your trip. 

2018 Mackinac Island Fudge Festival 

Now if you didn’t know, now you know - Mackinac is famous for its fudge. Ten thousand pounds of fudge get handcrafted every tourism season and there are 13 fudge shops on the island! The island celebrates what it does best during The Mackinac Island Fudge Festival running from August 24 to 26, 2018. Indulge in fudge making demonstrations and tastings or catch the Great Turtle Slow Ride Bike Race. Made fresh each day, taste fudge flavours you never knew were possible. A full festival schedule is available online to make sure you don’t miss a piece (of fudge).

You know what would make fudge better? Enjoying it on your own private balcony with lakeside views at Best Western Harbour Pointe Lakefront. Known as the bedroom of Mackinac Island, Harbour Pointe has two swimming pools, beachside amenities like a bonfire pit, and plenty of children’s entertainment. The hotel has everything you need allowing you to enjoy your fresh chocolate fudge in peace as you look out to the lake.

With the last couple of months of summer upon us, plan your stay on Mackinac Island right away!