We Look Forward To Seeing You!

Whether you are interested in the Mackinac Island carriage tours or in renting a bicycle and charting your own path, we look forward to having you.

Horse Drawn Mackinac Island Carriage Tours

Gough Livery Carriages

Riding in your own private carriage with an informed tour guide for a more intimate way to see Mackinac Island. Tours available daily.

Mackinac Island Carriage Tours

Mackinac Island’s oldest and largest horse and buggy livery and 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 from the Star Line Mackinac Island Hydro-Jet Ferry Dock 1.

Guided & Unguided Trail Riding

Cindy’s Riding Stable

Take the reins and tour Mackinac Island via horseback. Beginners and novices alike will enjoy the ride.

Drive Your Own Buggy

Jacks Livery Stable

Jack’s Livery Stable offers Drive Your Own Buggies for cruising the shoreline and throughout areas of Mackinac Island State Park. Buggies are available for two, four, or six passengers and are available by the hour. Stable hands give a short lesson on how to drive and then you are off to explore. Saddle horses are also available to rent by the hour.


Mackinac Horseman’s Association

Mackinac Island Community Equestrian Center

Mackinac Horsemen’s Association provides Horseback Riding and Carriage Driving Lessons.  Lessons include a safe, educational three-hour Introduction to Riding, or hourly private, semi-private and group lessons at the Mackinac Community Equestrian Center.  Instructors are highly trained experts who teach in a riding ring at the equestrian center. Whether you ride or not, come take a tour of our barn and interact with their horses.

Walking Tours and Presentations

Haunts of Mackinac

As a guest of the Haunted History Tours, you will embark on an easy-paced journey into the realm of the unknown. All of their tours will both entertain and inform you. Nightly Tours, Group Rates, and Pet-Friendly Tours are available, Guests under 7 are free. Visit one of two locations, Downtown in the Bicycle Street Inn Courtyard.

Mackinac Revealed

Experience true Mackinac with a genuine Islander offering a Bluffs & Victorian Neighborhood Tour, a Forest Bike Ride to Natural Wonders, a Hidden Sights and a Specialized Insider Private Tour and Seated Group Presentations.

Bicycling & Bicycle Rentals

The Island is a biker’s paradise. Bicycles are available in a wide array: single-speed, three-speed, five-speed, ten-speed, tandems, mountain bikes, fat-tire bikes, kids bikes, beach cruisers, burly carts, tagalongs, child carriers and more are all at your disposal. With over 70 miles of natural and paved trails inside the Park, you can explore and discover its sun-dappled, verdant secrets for days on end. Mountain bikers will drool over our dirt trails for a muscle-building, sweat-inducing workout. The terrain ranges from flat to 300-foot steep bluff climbs. If you can’t leave your bike behind, all ferry lines will transport them over to the Island for an additional fee.

Bike And Electric Scooters

Electric scooters are available to those with disabilities or medical conditions.

Ryba’s Bike Rental

Island Bicycle Rental Companies

Island House Bikes

Mackinac Bike Barn

Located on Main Street

 Mackinac Wheels

Located next to Bay View Bed & Breakfast on the Marina

Mission Point Resort

Ryba’s Bike Rental

Two locations: downtown next to Star Line Mackinac Island Hydro-Jet Ferry Dock #2 and next to the Chippewa Hotel.

Hotels offering bike rentals for guests include Grand Hotel, Harbour View Inn, Inn at Stonecliffe, Island House, Mission Point Resort and Small Point Bed & Breakfast.

E-Bikes (Electric Bikes)

In accordance with P.A. 139 of 2017, Sec. 662A(7), Electric bicycles are prohibited within a city that prohibits the use of non emergency motor vehicles; unless the city adopts a resolution allowing the operation of electric bicycles within the city limits.

The City of Mackinac Island, and the Mackinac Island State Park have adopted an ordinance (66-167), which allows the use of electric bicycles by individuals with a qualifying condition; in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). An E-bike permit may be obtained at no cost.

The ordinance requires those individuals to first submit an application packet, which can be obtained from the Mackinac Island Police Department; or downloaded from the City website at: cityofmi.org. Choose the link to the Police Department to locate the application. Once the application has been approved, the individual must still purchase a regular bicycle license at a cost of $3.50 to accompany their e-bike permit. Both may be picked up at the Mackinac Island Police Department.