Yes, you can bring your dog to Mackinac Island!

The information here will help you plan a trip full of dog friendly fun and adventure – from eateries to activities to lodging, there are many places that will welcome your pup.

A couple of things to remember: please keep your dog on a leash at all times and be sure to pick up after them. Have fun exploring one of our national treasures with your dog by your side.

Anne’s Tablet

A favorite find, a world class vista, a great story. These are the things that make Anne's Tablet a favorite Mackinac Island find. Anne's Tablet is an Art Nouveau sculptural…

Arch Rock

The most famous of the rock formations on the island, this arch towers above the water and is more than fifty feet wide. It attracts the vast majority of the…

Bike Around the Island on the M-185 Route

Lake Shore Boulevard, State Highway M-185, wraps 8.2 miles around the entire island. It is fairly level, with only a few hills. Biking will take you about an hour non-stop…

Bill’s Grill at Harbour View Inn

Bill's Grill venue at Harbour View Inn is now a permanent structure. Bill's Grill is open daily 11am – 3pm. (After Labor Day it will be open weather permitting on…

Carriage Tours

The official tour of Mackinac State Park, offering narrated tours through downtown to Surrey Hills, Arch Rock, Fort Mackinac and Grand Hotel. Carriage tours depart regularly from the office across…

Crack In The Island

Geological formations are aplenty on the Island, and while this one might not be an A-Lister like Arch Rock, it’s still worthy of discovery. Traversing through the crack or pretending…

Kite Flying at Windermere Point

Let's go fly a kite or watch others fly kites at Windermere Point. Nearly every day you will see people taking advantage of the incredible Straits of Mackinac breezes with…

Mackinac Island Taxi

Radio dispatched horse drawn taxis available 24-hours a day. Standard fares per person.

Mackinac State Historic Parks

Mackinac Island State Park was the second established National Park before becoming Michigan's first State Park. Today, over eighty percent of Mackinac Island is State Park property, and most of…

Marquette Park

Marquette Park is a beautiful greenscape located at the foot of Fort Mackinac. It is part of Mackinac Island State Park and stands on the edge of Mackinac Island's harbor just…

Marquette Park Playground

Marquette Park is located at the foot of Fort Mackinac. This is a Family Favorite place to congregate. The playground is located on the west side of the park behind…

Mission Point Resort

Located on the Mackinac Island's sunrise side, Mission Point spans 18 acres of waterfront property on Lake Huron, creating an unparalleled setting for guests to savor life’s simple pleasures. Indulge…

Mission Point Resort’s Lawn

Relax on the expansive lawn at Mission Point Resort. The lawn is open to the public and it is encouraged to sit in one of the many Adirondack chairs, and…

Park Place Suites

Located in the heart of downtown Mackinac Island on historic Market Street, Park Place Suites offers three well-appointed condos with full amenities: the Honeymoon Suite, the Northern Sleeper, and the…

Picnicking at Fort Holmes

A picnic at the highest point on Mackinac Island is a visual treat. Incredible views of the Mackinac Bridge, Light Houses and Round Island serve up the perfect venue.

Shepler’s Ferry

Shepler’s Mackinac Island Ferry has been bringing guests to Mackinac Island with outstanding quality service since 1945. Family owned and operated for over 74 years, and offering the fastest ferries…

Skull Cave

Believed to have been the hiding place for English fur trader Alexander Henry during Pontiac’s Rebellion in 1763, Skull Cave is a small and shallow cave on the central heights…

Stone Skipping at Windermere Point

Windermere Point is a green scape where the art of stone skipping is practiced every day. You will find some perfect skipping rocks there or you be like the professionals…

Sunset Condominiums

Sunset Condominiums sit secluded on the west end of the Island, overlooking Lake Huron with stunning sunset views. We offer outdoor grills & picnic areas, full kitchens, fireplaces, balconies, shuttle…

Top of Rock Views

Mackinac Island is a big limestone rock formation and getting to the many high points will be rewarded with world class views. Popular locations include Sunset Rock, Fort Holmes, Fort…

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