ICYMI: Mackinac Island News

Mackinac Island is a Great Lakes hub for enjoyable activities, relaxing adventures, and soaking up the good life.

In our new series ‘In Case You Missed It’, we’re doing the hard work to keep you informed on all of the important news and views of America’s Favorite Island.

  1. In MoneyInc’s most recent coverage touting the 20 Beautiful Islands to Visit within the United States, your very own Mackinac Island makes the list. Ranked among some of America’s most treasured islands including Hilton Head, South Carolina, the Outer Banks, North Carolina, and even Nantucket, Massachusetts, Mackinac Island lands in the Number 12 spot as a “charming resort-like destination that’s filled with natural attraction sites and history."
  1. Mackinac is a celebratory outpost for the slow life and the night life…, and Mackinac Island Rum Company has you covered on both fronts. Check out the brand’s new products that now join the #1 selling Michigan made rum including their 8-year bourbon barrel Aged Rum made with Mackinac Island fudge. The Mackinac Island Rum Company opened in May 2021 as the first ever distillery tasting room on Mackinac Island, one of the top destinations in the world.
  1. Heading to Mackinac Island today, The Viking Octantis, a newly built vessel for this year, is on its way to America’s Favorite Island. MLIVE reports that 310 visitors are currently onboard and according to the media outlet: “One of the big draws of a Viking cruise like this, which also sails to places like Antarctica, is the intimate settings and the educational aspects and plethora of observation and viewing areas.”