Mackinaw City. Michigan, USA
Mackinaw is a village in Emmet and Cheboygan counties in the U.S. state of Michigan. Mackinaw City is at the southern end of the Mackinac Bridge, which allows travel to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Mackinaw City, along with St. Ignace across the straits, is a base for ferries to Mackinac Island.
Historical attractions in town and just outside town include Fort Michilimackinac, Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse and Old Mill Creek. Fudge shops are also an attraction in Mackinaw.
Things to see and do
* The Mackinac Bridge
* Fort Michilimackinac
* Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse
* Old Mill Creek
* Mackinac Island
Cruise Season – May - Sept
Currency – US Dollar (USD$)
Language – English
Population – 1000 approx
Land Area – 8.7 km²
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1
Transport Links – The nearest airports with scheduled passenger service are in Pellston Regional Airport, Traverse City Cherry Capital Airport and Alpena County Regional Airport in the Lower peninsula and Chippewa County International Airport in Sault Ste. Marie, in the eastern Upper peninsula.
The New York Central's (NYC) Michigan Central subsidiary, the Pennsylvania Railroad's (PRR) Grand Rapids and Indiana Railroad subsidiary, and other rail lines provided passenger traffic on trains such as the Northern Arrow to Mackinaw City.
Three ferry companies operate out of Mackinaw City, connecting tourists and commuters to Mackinac Island: north and south Arnold Line, Sheplers Ferry and the Star Line.