Destination guide

Head to the historical city of Mackinaw City

Enjoy the history and other features of Mackinaw City. Renowned for its lake, island views and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Mackinaw City

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Mackinaw City a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Ignace Golf and Country Club (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Totem Village (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • The Jewel Golf Course (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Wings of Mackinac Butterfly Conservatory (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Deer Ranch (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)

Seasonal weather in Mackinaw City

Travellers speak highly of Mackinaw City for its boating. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 24°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Mackinaw City

Travellers appreciate the panoramic lake views and breathtaking sunsets, which is just a taste of what Mackinaw City has to offer. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Mackinaw City. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wawatam Park (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Colonial Michilimackinac Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Headlands International Dark Sky Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Bridge View Park (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Straits State Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Mackinaw City

Fly into Mackinac Island, MI (MCD), the closest airport, located 7.2 mi (11.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Pellston, MI (PLN-Pellston Regional), which is 14.8 mi (23.8 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Mackinaw City?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 113 vacation rentals near Mackinaw City. From 56 cabins to 91 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Mackinaw City for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Mackinaw City?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Mackinaw City. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Headlands International Dark Sky Park: 173 vacation rentals
  • Animal Tracks Adventure Golf: 191 vacation rentals
  • Mackinaw Manor Haunted Mansion: 188 vacation rentals
  • Spy Quest Laser Maze: 188 vacation rentals
  • Mackinaw Bridge Museum: 191 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mackinaw City listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Mackinaw City?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 56 Cabins in Mackinaw City. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Mackinaw City include:

  • Houses: 91 rentals available
  • Cottages: 56 rentals available
  • Flats: 18 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Mackinaw City?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 10 vacation rentals with pool available in Mackinaw City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.