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Something Different, Something to Talk About

The story of Grand Hotel, where history lives in the now.

Grand Hotel first opened its doors in 1887 as a summer retreat for vacationers who traveled to Michigan by train, and then came to Mackinac Island via steamer and boat. Throughout its time as America’s Summer Place, one family nurtured and guided the hotel’s growth to a highly celebrated and much-beloved getaway.

Today, this National Historic Landmark continues to beguile guests with old-world hospitality and charm, inspired enhancements, and a heritage to be preserved for generations to come.

For the old and new of it. Grand Hotel.

About Grand Hotel

The different way we do history: living it. Discover Grand Hotel and take a walk through the extraordinary timeline of America’s Summer Place.

About Mackinac Island

Something different, something always the same. Find out how the “Jewel of the Great Lakes” has been enchanting visitors for over a century.

Getting Here & Around

Where we go by foot, bike, or horse. Go back to basics in a place that loves a bygone era.

Contact Us

Want to connect with a National Historic Landmark and the world’s largest summer hotel? Here’s how you can get in touch with us.

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.