Region 12 -Big Mac and Beyond

Region 12 -Big Mac and Beyond

Michigan Life's Region 12 Mackinac Bridge and Beyond Area including Chippewa County, Luce County, and Mackinaw County Michigan

The mission of the Les Cheneaux Islands Chamber of Commerce is to promote a diverse, year-round economy that will provide a high quality of life for our community while preserving our natural and cultural resources.

Curtis Michigan is surrounded by the six beautiful Manistique Lakes which comprise the largest lake complex in the Upper Peninsula.

Lilac Tree Hotel is the only all-suite hotel located in the heart of downtown Mackinac Island. We offer a large variety of suites overlooking Main Street and Market Street. We are home to the Lilac Tree Spa, which offers a wide variety of Spa Treatments.

Chamberlin's Ole Forest Inn, nestled high on a bluff overlooking Big Manistique Lake in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. This incredible lakeside country inn offers charming Curtis Accommodations, Casual Fine Dining, Pub, Events and Entertainment, and great area Things to Do: Area Attractions and Itineraries/Activities.

Annual Mackinac Bridge Walk is always Labor Day. the Mackinac Bridge will be closed to public traffic form 6:30 a.m. to noon on Labor Day, to accommodate the Annual Bridge Walk.

There is no fee or registration required to participate in the walk.

August 19 - 21, 2022

Each year during the third weekend in August we celebrate a part of our local heritage, wild blueberries. An art fair, entertainment, and wonderful local food are part of the festivities. The celebration also showcases informative programs of music, nature, and lore all featuring local history.

Named Condé Nast Traveler’s “Best Small Hotel in the World” for three consecutive years, the Hotel Iroquois on Michigan’s breathtaking Mackinac Island is a treasured family getaway.

Christmas trees-you choose and you cut, Shaking, baling, tree bags, Precut trees Christmas trees, Tall (9ft+) trees, you may reserve a tree in advance. Open-9–5 00 weekends, 3 30–6 00 weekdays. Christmas tree varieties U-Choose & Cut your own Scotch Pine, Blue Spruce, White Spruce, White Pine, Douglas Fir, Balsam Fir, Canaan Fir.

Curtis Area Chamber of Commerce Welcomes You to the Annual Oktoberfest Celebration. Held in Curtis Michigan. Live Musical Entertainment, German Food and a beer tent. Enjoy Games, Food, Apple Dessert Bake-Off, Local Vendors, Best Dressed Bavarian Contest and Door Prizes

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.

Saturday, August 13, 2022

The Les Cheneaux Antique Wooden Boat Show is held in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan in the city of Hessel, Michigan. Founded in 1978, the event is held every year during the second week of August . The Les Cheneaux Islands Antique Wooden Boat Show is held each year in the beautiful Upper Peninsula town of Hessel, Michigan.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Drummond Island Resort & Conference Center encompasses 2000 beautiful acres of woods, water and wildlife. The Resort is located on the north shore of Drummond Island – the largest freshwater island in the United States!

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.

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