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Non-Guest Activities

For the experience of it, for the magic of it. We offer Mackinac Island visitors a variety of ways to enjoy the Grand Hotel experience.

Admission Fee

To enter the hotel and explore our grounds, there is a $10.00 admission fee for ages 10 and up and $5.00 for ages 6-9. Admission is complimentary for ages 5 and under. Admission includes a self-guided tour of the hotel, so visitors can experience the hotel and grounds. Admission tickets may be purchased on site or online.



Each of our Grand Hotel restaurants and bars is open to non-hotel guests — whether it’s at the hotel or on Mackinac Island — and dining in the Main Dining Room is very popular with guests and visitors alike. However, you may have to pay an admission fee to enter the hotel and grounds, depending on the restaurant and time of day.

*Please note: All rates are per person and are subject to 6% Michigan sales tax.

Golf on The Jewel

Golf is open to the public at The Jewel, one of the most unique courses in the United States. Enjoy unparalleled scenic beauty, lush landscaping, and meticulously manicured tees, fairways, and greens.



Sadie’s Ice Cream Parlor

Sadie’s Ice Cream Parlor offers delicious Guernsey Farms Dairy Ice Cream in a variety of flavors. It is located outside the hotel’s east entrance near Cadotte Avenue and is open to all visitors, with no hotel admission fee.


Chasing Summer Sale

Have a new kind of old-fashioned getaway at Grand Hotel. Stay longer and save to explore all that Mackinac Island and Grand Hotel have to offer. Get away to get together on Mackinac Island, recently named the Best Summer Travel Destination in the 2023 USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice awards.

Book today through May 31 and enjoy 25% off Grand Rooms, Lake View Rooms and Lake View Balcony Rooms and 35% off Suites for select dates in June.