Included on the Tour
3 Nights Lodging at the historic Island House Hotel
Breakfast & Dinners the night of arrival and last night at the casual, yet elegant 1852 Grill Room
Shepler's Ferry transportation to and from the island
Carriage tour of island
Taxi (horse and carriage) service to the hotel
Baggage handling, tax and hotel gratuities
Roundtrip motorcoach transportation and professional host from American Heritage Trails
Sunday, Sept 15th After boarding from our Fort Wayne, IN Meijer Lima Rd pick up location, we hit the highway and head north to our destination: Mackinac Island. On the way, we will be making a morning restroom stop and lunch (on your own). When we arrive in Mackinaw City, we will board the Shepler’s Ferry for a 15-minute ride over to the island. Once on the island, a taxi will take us to our hotel for our 3-night stay at the historic Island House Hotel. Once everyone is checked in, you will have time to rest or explore a little before our dinner at the 1852 Grill Room, at the Island House Hotel. After dinner, the rest of the evening is yours.
Monday, Sept 16th: Wake up! It’s time to enjoy a full day on the island! Enjoy a delicious breakfast the 1852 Grill Room. Afterwards, you have some free time before we hop on our carriage tour of the island. After the carriage tour, the day is yours to ride a bike, shop, visit The Grand Hotel, explore the Fort, our just take in the beautiful sights. Check out some of the great dining establishments like Horn's, The Pink Pony, The Mustang Lounge, Icehouse BBQ (in the back of the hotel), and many more throughout town.
Tuesday Sept 17th: After breakfast this is your free day! Take your time exploring the island. What you didn't get done yesterday, you can do today! Check out the Butterfly House, the historic churches, the history of the island along Market Street, or take in the relaxing views of freighters floating by from the Bistro on the Green.
Wednesday, Sept 18th: Last day. Wake up and enjoy breakfast at the 1852 Grill Room. Check out is at 11:00am, so be sure to not to forget anything. Once you are checked out, your luggage will be taken to the dock and not accessible. You have free time between checkout and the ferry, but you may want to stay close to town, as the ferry does not wait if you are late. Once we return to the mainland, we will board our American Heritage Trails Motorcoach and head for home. There will be a stop for dinner (on your own) on the way back.
To make reservations call (260) 637-0719 ext. 71
Payment Details: $75 nonrefundable deposit is due at the time of reservation. All credit card payments have an applied 4% service charge.