Mackinac Island Named Best Island in the Continental U.S.

Photo Courtesy of Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau

Mackinac Island garnered the title of Best Island in the Continental U.S. in Travel + Leisure’s 2022 World’s Best Awards. Measuring less than five square miles, the “Jewel of the Great Lakes” is a Michigan National Landmark, and has delighted visitors for generations with its history, iconic charm and horse-drawn community.

“We are elated to be recognized by the readers of Travel + Leisure for this prestigious award,” says Tim Hygh, Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau executive director. “Mackinac Island is a destination full of character that has made it a nostalgic place people keep coming back to time and time again. This accolade is not only a testament to the charm of the island, but the incredible community and businesses that make this destination so special.”

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