Valentine’s Day has come and gone, marking the official season of love and there’s no better time to begin planning your own romantic getaway here on beautiful Mackinac Island. Starry nights, lapping waves, and opportunity for romance every step of the way included with each stay. From couples spa treatments to quiet strolls along the water, romantic picnics on the shore, and everything in between, Mackinac is truly an island for lovers.
Choosing the Best Overnight Accommodations
Couples visiting Mackinac Island have the luxury of choosing from an incredibly unique list of overnight accommodations including luxe time honored resorts, full service hotels, quaint bed & breakfasts, private condos, and more. With over 1500 individual guest rooms at 37 unique locations, we’re confident you’ll find a property perfect for you and the getaway you’ve been envisioning for so long.
Kickoff Your Getaway With a Romantic Cruise Under the Mighty Mac
Let the romance begin with your transportation to the island by selecting a special Mighty Mac cruise under the stunning Mackinac Bridge. Spanning the Straits of Mackinac at over 5 miles, and standing tall as one of the longest suspension bridges in the world, it’s a true sight to behold on approach to Mackinac Island. Visit Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry and Shepler’s Mackinac Island Ferry for schedules.
Freshwater Romance on Michigan’s Crown Jewel
Over 8 miles of freshwater shoreline sets the stage for the ultimate romantic getaway. Take in both sunsets and sunrises with a stroll hand in hand to Arch Rock or British Landing. Plan a romantic dinner for two at a cozy restaurant like the unforgettable Woods or Mission Point’s classic Italian eatery, Chianti. Lunch al fresco with an unparalleled view of the water at venues like Fort Mackinac Tea Room or Island House’s 1852 Grill Room, or the Carriage House Dining Room at Hotel Iroquois.
For a truly private and romantic experience, pack the perfect picnic for two and head out on foot, on bike (rent a tandem for an old school couples experience), or even tour the island via your own private horse-drawn carriage. For expert picnic assistance contact the team at Doud’s Market, America’s oldest grocery store. Doud’s will hand select the perfect picnic fare for a romantic escape along the shore or deep into the woods.
Take in a moment of complete downtime with a couples spa treatment at one of the island’s full service spas like Mission Point’s Lakeside Spa and Salon or the Lilac Tree Spa. From deep tissue and relaxation massage to couples facials and full body treatments, your time at the spa will leave you refreshed, recharged, and ready for romance on Mackinac Island.
Slip on your walking shoes and head deep into the woods of the island’s 1800+ acres of public space. Hike pristine forests, stroll along the shoreline, or celebrate the adventure in your relationship by experiencing a kayak/parasail experience for two on the Great Lakes. Finish the perfect day of coupling with a fairytale sail on the open water aboard a Sip N’ Sail cruise complete with live music and plenty of adult beverages. From quiet zen retreats to
Choosing Your Season of Love
Springtime with the tulips, early summer amidst the scent of lilac, the height of summer under the sun, or the beauty of Northern Michigan autumn all offer unique experiences for finding romance on Mackinac Island. For those seeking romance, an island of opportunity awaits you on Michigan’s Crown Jewel. Thank you for planning your upcoming stay and creating your own #MyMackinac moments on Mackinac Island.
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