Abandon your modern-day automobile and hop a ferry to the middle of the 19th century! Horsedrawn carriages, bicycles and your own two feet will carry you around a busy harbor, quaint village, historic fort, unique rock formations and the state park. Like in Paradise, hiking, biking, boating, and rich history surround you on Mackinac Island.
How to Get There: From Paradise, head south on M-123S and drive 21.9 miles, turn left onto M-28E and drive for 29.8 miles, merge onto I-75N via the ramp to Sault Ste Marie and drive 8.5 miles, take exit 394 for Easterday Ave and drive .3 miles, turn left onto W Easterday Ave and drive .2 miles, take the 1st right onto W Portage Ave (signs for I-75S/St Ignace). Enter St. Ignace and select from several ferry services to transport you to the Island. Totals 1 hour and 24 minutes. View driving directions here.