Celebrate the Winter Season Beyond The Mackinac Bridge Region of Michigan

Wintertime Beyond the Mackinac Bridge

Enjoy real wintertime activities Beyond the Mackinac Bridge including hitting the slopes, a dog sled tour, ice skating, or cozy up in a horse drawn sleigh. After a long day of fun you can unwind in front of the fire with some hearty food which is ideal for your winter getaway. Michigan Life's Region 12 Mackinac Bridge and Beyond Area includs Chippewa County, Luce County, and Mackinaw County Michigan.

Winter in Beyond The Mackinac Bridge Region

Enjoy the Winter Season Season in the area Beyond the Mackinac Bridge

When the weather turns colder the outdoor sports heat up and Michigan offers the best in wintertime fun and you can find it all right here. Let's start with a little Skiing do you prefer Cross Country Skiing or Downhill Skiing and don't forget the exciting action of Snowboarding! Maybe a little hockey or figure Ice Skating is more your style. Rated number 1 for Family Fun in the wintertime includes Sledding, Tobogganing, and Snow Tubing! Looking for high energy adventure to cross of your bucket list? Here are Dog Sledding Adventures and Snowmobiling Trails. Finally there are all kinds of Winter Events to enjoy in Michigan.

What to See and Do in Region 12 -Big Mac and Beyond

Nature's Kennel Sled Dog Adventures winter adventures are suitable for children and adults of all ages and experience. Children must be 10 years old to drive their own dog team, but may be any age to ride in the sled. All passengers ride in a sled with an experienced guide.

January 26 & 27, 2018
Watch the excitement as award-winning sculptures use chainsaws, chisels, and blowtorches to create over 50 stacked ice sculptures in downtown Sault Ste. Marie. Two days of ice will produce amazing carvings!

Mackinac Island Nightlife is full of invigorating activities. There are many events and festivals throughout the year and nightly entertainment takes place all over the Island.

St. Mary’s River Lighthouse Cruise

Experience a Lighthouse Cruise with Soo Locks Boat Tours. Enjoy riding through the Soo Locks and navigating in the St. Mary’s River. Explore this important waterway and see the variety of navigation markers leading ships to the Soo Locks from Lake Superior.

The possibilities are almost endless on a Shepler’s Charter Cruise. Shepler’s vessels typically head out from Mackinaw City, St. Ignace or Mackinac Island, but can also depart from and return to virtually any port in the upper Great Lakes.

Joann’sauthentic Mackinac Island Fudge, made fresh daily with real cream, butter and only the finest natural ingredients. Joann’s offers 25 fantastic flavors as well as an assortment of hand-dipped chocolates and sugar-free candies. Gift packages, online ordering and shipping available. Several locations downtown.

May’s is currently the oldest fudge shop on Mackinac Island. May’s fudge shop has been family operated for four generations. This summer season we’ll be offering French Vanilla, Amaretto Chocolate Chip, Butter Pecan, Peanut Butter, Chocolate Nut and Plain Chocolate as well as our famous English toffee, Monsters, Pecan Rolls and Clusters.

The original on Mackinac Island since 1887, Murdick's has been serving fresh homemade fudge, peanut brittle and confections from the finest ingredients. Bring the whole family and watch our expert fudge makers create over fifteen flavors of fudge and candies from fresh ingredients.

You have to love the entrepreneur spirit in Michigan, where else does the answer to the question: What to do when you find something unexplained and unusual? is sells tickets! Well here is one of those situations.

Tahquamenon Falls State Park encompasses close to 50,000 acres stretching over 13 miles. Most of this is undeveloped woodland without roads, buildings or power lines. The centerpiece of the park, and the very reason for its existence, is the Tahquamenon River with its waterfalls.