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906 Rewards Club is Mackinac Island’s most encompassing savings program. Earn and redeem rewards for lodging, dining, bike rentals, and even our world-famous fudge! Whether you are planning a romantic weekend getaway, a quick day trip with friends, or a family vacation, join today for immediate access to members-only vacation packages, dining specials, and events. Start earning and redeeming rewards today. See what all the talk is about; register now at 906rewards.com and earn $5 towards your first purchase.
When it comes to Mackinac Island dining, the 1852 Grill Room is a standout, offering a refined dining experience in a casually sophisticated atmosphere. A live pianist sets the ambiance of an enchanting evening highlighted by brilliant harbor views from the elegant dining room or waterfront terrace patio. Discover exceptional culinary craftsmanship starring chophouse favorites, locally sourced fresh fish, and gourmet desserts. Located inside Island House Hotel, 1852 Grill Room features a first-class menu served in a relaxed setting highlighted by stunning Mackinac Island views.
Escape the hustle of downtown to a secluded hideaway, just enough off the beaten path to enjoy Mackinac Island’s natural beauty, without interrupting awaiting adventures. Menu selections are mouthwatering creative twists to your favorite backyard classics. Follow the path to the left of the Island House Hotel across from the marina to discover this hidden gem, open Memorial Day through Labor Day, weather permitting.
With no motorized vehicles allowed on Mackinac Island, bicycles have become the most popular mode of transportation for locals and tourists. Island House Bikes offers rentals for adult and children’s bikes, tandems, tag-alongs, strollers, trikes, and more! Rentals are available to the public on a first-come, first-served basis.
Guests choose Island House Hotel for the gorgeous waterfront views & ideal location to downtown. Long-time family stewards continue to add contemporary conveniences while preserving the historic ambiance of this award-winning state landmark. Amenities include casual and fine dining, a heated indoor pool, indoor/outdoor hot tubs, bicycle rental, and freshly decorated air-conditioned guest rooms with private bathrooms. Whether lunch in the garden, rocking on the porch watching bikes, boats, & buggies pass, or dinner in the elegant dining room, Island House Hotel is the perfect location to experience an authentic Mackinac Island getaway.
Mary’s Bistro Draught House is a downtown favorite with its modern vibe, home-style cuisine, and 50 taps. Along with their endless selection of craft beer and cocktails, you will find artisanal pizza, burgers, house-made chicken pot pie, and locally sourced whitefish. Sip on a signature draft Mackinac Mule from the waterside patio or catch the game on the big screens.
Where the eggs are fresh, the cakes are hot, and the syrup still is flowing long after traditional breakfast hours! Mackinac Island’s fastest short-order cooks whip up classic waffles or pancakes guaranteed to hit the spot, and the selection of toppings makes them even better. Fresh fruit? Check. Yummy nuts? You bet! Chocolate? Hey, you are on vacation, treat yourself!
The sweet aroma of fudge wafts out onto the street from four unique Ryba’s Fudge Shops. Passersby stop to watch as confectionary artists handcraft the creamiest, most decadently delicious fudge following family recipes and a meticulous process perfected over four generations.
Ryba’s Fudge Shops is where fudge making became a public spectacle that drew people to Mackinac Island fudge shops’ front windows. It’s here tasty new fudge flavors are invented, where fanning the sweet scent of fresh fudge into the street was pioneered, and where tourists are still confectionately referred to as “Fudgies,” Harry Ryba’s affectionate name for the visitors seeking the sweet treats in Ryba’s signature pink box. It is no wonder Ryba become known as the “Fudge King” of Mackinac Island, passing his title on to Victor, who in turn taught his children and grandchildren his master craft, ensuring that the legacy lives on.
Shop while on Mackinac Island or order online any time. After all, there’s fudge, and then there’s Ryba’s fudge.
Adorned in honor of its champion thoroughbred namesake, Seabiscuit Café is a quaint, yet widely popular, watering hole in the heart of downtown Mackinac Island. Locally sourced whitefish put the famous fish tacos and signature whitefish Rueben in 1st place. The unique atmosphere, innovative menu, and creative cocktails make the Seabiscuit Café a winning stop for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Guests familiar with the first Starbucks at Pike’s Place Market in Seattle will notice a striking resemblance. Stop in for an icy Frappuccino, a piping hot Macchiato, or a meal on the go. Visit the only Starbucks that your coffee traveled by plane, truck, boat and horse to get to your cup.