Archived Blogs
October 27, 2014

2014 Close the Grand

  The Grand lady closed for it's 128th season today, Monday, October 27th, 2014. [gallery columns="2" ids="6181,6233"] Trees on Mackinac Island still have some color and are quite vibrant. Perfect fall weather was a great way to end the season. As we prepared to lay the Grand lady to rest for the winter our guests joined us for the Close the Grand package and helped move over 100 rock....Read more
October 8, 2014

Saying Goodbye to the Hackneys

It is that time of year once again, the 2014 season ends in just 19 days.  Where has the time gone?  It seems as though we were just figuring out creative ways to get all the things we needed to open the hotel for the season across a frozen Lake Huron.  Now here we are, it is October, and that means it is time to say goodbye to the horses for the winter.  During peak season there are several hundred ho....Read more