Inside Mackinac 2021 - Page 3

RATED # 1 TOP U . S . SUMMER DESTINATION
- Trip Advisor
RATED TOP US ISLANDS AWARD
- Condé Nast Traveler

WELCOME TO MACKINAC ISLAND

TOP TOURIST FRIENDLY CITIES
- Expedia
RATED # 1 WORLD ’ S FRIENDLIEST ISLAND
- Travel + Leisure ’ s , Worlds Best Awards Survey
View from Fort Mackinac
TOP 15 WORLD ’ S MOST ROMANTIC ISLAND GETAWAYS FOR COUPLES
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Welcome to Mackinac Island ! Even in these uncertain times , much of Mackinac ’ s visitor experience has remained the same thanks to the commitment of Mackinac Island Tourism members taking health and safety precautions very seriously . While several hundred thousand people visited Mackinac Island in 2020 , COVID-19 cases were relatively few and far between .
Even if the pandemic continues to pose a risk , you can rest assured that Mackinac Island is doing everything it can to create an environment that ’ s as safe as possible for your visit .
Your Travel Safety : The health and safety of our guests , seasonal staff and local population remains our highest priority . All Island businesses exhibit great effort in maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene . Island municipalities have taken measures to make our cleaning and hygiene protocols extremely rigorous . We have increased antibacterial hand sanitizer stations throughout downtown and increased the frequency of cleaning public areas , including lobbies , door handles , public bathrooms , etc . using hospital grade disinfectanting standards .
Travel Flexibility : Mackinac Island Tourism is a member-driven collective of local business operators . The dates and hours of operation , capacity limits and reservation policies for Island businesses will remain fluid . If you have questions about booking or if you wish to cancel , reschedule or confirm your hotel or business reservations , contact them directly to understand your options . If you have booked through another travel site , online service or travel agent , please contact them directly for assistance .
The good news is , flowers are blooming , the weather is gorgeous , the horses are here and so far the Island has largely been spared from any serious threat of COVID-19 . Regardless of any possible State mandated rule changes , you will always be able to enjoy the peaceful open spaces of Mackinac Island , just as many people already have done since the pandemic started . As you plan a visit , feel free to explore and know that each place to stay , restaurant , shop and attraction is doing its part to help everybody stay as safe as possible .
We believe that in these challenging times , the power of hospitality is needed most of all . Whether you are traveling to Mackinac now or in future , our Island is ready to welcome you .
Visit mackinacisland . org or contact the hotel properties directly for the latest information and to make your reservation . Then , create your favorite travel memories by visiting Michigan ’ s special Island - Mackinac Island . We look forward to your visit as soon as possible in a safe and responsible manner .
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