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Hard to Believe – Mackinac Island is Michigan’s Fifth Most Violent City (Because of Math)

Technically, when you look at plain numbers and percentages, Mackinac Island is more violent than Flint.

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If You’re Planning a Trip to Mackinac Island, Leave Your ‘Chinese Lanterns’ at Home

The Mackinac Island Fire Department is issuing a warning, which may ruin a few plans at your next wedding or family reunion on the island...

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Matt Milhouse, TSM
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Photos Give Closer Look at Rare Mackinac Island Property up for Auction

Last month we learned about a rare auction of three adjoining lots on Mackinac Island being conducted by the Mackinac Island State Park Commission. New photos give a closer look at the lots up for sale.

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Matt Milhouse, TSM
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Rare Auction of Three Mackinac Island Lots, Bids Due July 27

The Mackinac Island State Park Commission is conducting a rare auction of three adjoining lots on Mackinac Island.

The auction is being conducted via sealed bid. Bids are due July 27.

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How Is it Possible Mackinac Island Doesn’t Own the World Record For Largest Piece of Fudge?

Is there anything more synonymous with Mackinac Island than fudge? So it might surprise you to know there's a world record for the largest piece of fudge, and it doesn't belong to Mackinac Island.

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Jim Tapley via YouTube
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It’s a Real Humdinger- Put Your Peepers on this 1944 Film About Mackinac Island

See Mackinac Island in technicolor in this 1944 MGM film about Michigan's treasure.

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New Mackinaw City Pirate Ship: Dates, Tickets, Photos

Trips up north in Michigan arrr going to be more fun this summer!

A family-friendly pirate ship is ready to set sail in the Straits of Mackinac starting Memorial Day weekend!

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TAPP Channel via YouTube
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Check Out This Awesome Aerial View Of Mackinac Island [Video]

Mackinac Island is one of the premier tourist destinations in Michigan, but you've never seen it like this!  The TAPP Channel on YouTube took to the sky with their drone and gave us an awesome perspective of the island...

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Two Michigan Locations Make Top 5 Best Winter Wonderlands List

Michigan has a lot to boast about: great beerbeaches, food— and with the holidays upon us we know the Mitten State is a fantastic place to celebrate!

Readers of  USA Today and 10 Best seem to agree. Frankenmuth and Mackinac Island made the top 5 in their "Best Winter Wonderland" list. Check out their rankings and see which location beat them out for No. 1.

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Two Michigan Locations in the Running for Best Winter Wonderland in U.S.

Michigan has a lot to boast about: great beerbeaches, food-- and as we approach the holidays, we know the Mitten State is a fantastic place to celebrate!

Two locations in Michigan are in the running for "Best Winter Wonderland" in America in a USA Today and 10 Best readers' poll.

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Mackinac Island’s Grand Hotel Voted No. 3 Best Historical Hotel in U.S.

As a kid I remember taking trips to Mackinac Island and feeling like I'd entered another time-- no cars, horses and carriages in the street, beautiful Victorian architecture-- it was magical.

Perhaps one of the most enchanting places on the island is The Grand Hotel, which has just been voted the No. 3 Best Historical Hotel in a USA Today10 Best readers' poll

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These are the 5 Most Beautiful Street Scenes in Michigan

From our historic and quaint villages and Great Lakes scenes, it's not difficult to select beautiful street scenes across Michigan. It's more difficult to narrow them down to just five.

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