How do you get to Mackinac Island from Cleveland?
There is no direct connection from Cleveland to Mackinac Island. However, you can take the bus to Toledo, take the bus to East Lansing, MI, take the bus to Mackinaw City, MI, take the walk to Mackinaw, then take the ferry to Mackinac Island.
How long does it take to drive to Mackinac Island from Cleveland Ohio?
Distance from Cleveland, OH to Mackinac Island, MI Cleveland and Mackinac Island are 7 hours 15 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop for 6 hours 27 mins and take a ferry for 48 minutes . This is the fastest route from Cleveland, OH to Mackinac Island, MI.
Can you get to Mackinac Island by car?
You can take a boat to Mackinac Island. And at certain times of the year, you may even be able to snowmobile to Mackinac Island. But you can never drive a car to Mackinac Island. With no cars allowed on Mackinac Island, horse-drawn carriage rides are a popular way of getting around.
Should we stay in Mackinaw City or St Ignace?
St Ignace is a bit less touristy and a bit larger; Mack City is smaller and tourist all the way in the downtown area. Mackinaw City is built for tourist, and all the amenities that toursit look for are there. Its busy, its cheesy and if you like that kind of thing then you will love Mackinaw city.
Is St Ignace or Mackinaw City nicer?
Ignace is just as nice, IMHO, and less expensive and less crowded. Have fun! St Ignace is closer to the island, so the ferry trip is faster. But, you get a great view of the Mackinaw Bridge from the ferries in Mackinaw City.
Is there more to do in St Ignace or Mackinaw City?
Ignace is a larger community and quieter. The restaurants, museums, etc are spread over a larger area that will require driving. There is a casino. Mackinaw City is more compact and many of the attractions are within walking distance of each other and the motels.