Take off on a relaxing horse-drawn carriage ride as you explore the many sights of Mackinac Island, including popular landmarks such as Arch Rock and the Avenue of Flags at Fort Mackinac.
Once the hub of the bustling fur trade, Mackinac Island served as a commercial depot for half a century of fur trappers and traders. Today, it features re-enactments from British 1770s occupation and the American Revolution era. A National Historic Landmark, Historic Downtown is accredited by American Association of Museums.
Today, in the downtown area of the island, you can tour five historic buildings Mackinac Island Historic Downtown Buildings include the Dr. Beaumont Museum/1820 American Fur Company Store, Biddle House, the Blacksmith Shop, McGulpin House and Mission Church that were part of the early 19th century fur trade. Experience a mix of fascinating history, interactive displays and memorable demonstrations.
Historic Downtown Mackinac Island Mackinac Island,, MI49757