Reservations: (toll free) 877.436.5350
Local Calls within the Mackinaw City Area: 231.436.5350
Henderson Castle Bed & Breakfast, Corporate Events, Weddings and Private Events


Local Attractions:

Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry
Mackinaw Crossings
Nightly Laser Show
Colonial Michilimackinac
Mackinaw Bridge
Playground/Pinic Area
Mackinaw City Marina
Movie Theater

Below you will find a list of Shops and Restaurants as well as other activities and attractions to enhance your stay with us...

Dragon Fly Room


Shops and Restaurants Activities & Local Attractions
  • Anna's Country Buffet
    Buffet style restaurant.
    416 South Huron Avenue
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-5195
  • Arnold Transit Company
    Catch the Cat! The Largest ships serving Mackinac Island for more than 100 years. The only Catamarans serving the Island. Most Luxurious and comfortable seating.
    801 S. Huron Avenue
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-5542
    TollFree: 800-542-8528
  • Audie's Restaurant
    Offering fast, friendly service in the FAMILY ROOM, or leisurely, relaxed dining in the CHIPPEWA ROOM. Private banquet and meeting rooms. Cocktails served in both dining rooms.
    314 N. Nicolet Ave.
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-5744
  • Bell's Fishery
    Fresh fish, smoked fish and ice.
    229 S. Huron Avenue
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-7821
  • Candy Corner/Windjammer
    Located opposite Shepler's Ferrie. Featuring delicious Mackinaw City Fudge and candies. Complet Line of Gifts, Souvenirs, and Novelties.
    331 E. Central Ave.
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-5591
  • Community Memorial Hospital
    Community Memorial Hospital in Cheboygan has 24-hr. emergency care, more than 40 physicians representing 17 medical specialties a full range of primary care services. Long-term care, MRI, CT scanning Bone Densitometry are available at CMH.
    748 Main Street
    Cheboygan, MI 49721
    Phone: 231-627-5601
    Fax: 231-627-1471
  • Detroit to Mackinaw Depot
    Casual Dining. Lunch and Dinner. Full bar. Sandwiches - Steaks - Fresh Seafood.
    Mackinaw Crossings
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-7060
  • Ember's Restaurant
    Across from Arnold's Mackinac Island Ferry, and close to many hotels, Embers' features great food, breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet, and a cozy lounge.
    810 S. Huron Avenue
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-5773
  • Fort Fudge Shop, Inc.
    Across from the Fort. Fudge, brittles, caramel corn made daily. A full line of sugar-free candies. Mail orders promptly shipped. Souvenirs, Moccasins, Film, Gifts. Wholesale Fundraising.
    113 Straits
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-8931
  • Hush Puppies Factory Direct
    OPEN ALL YEAR. Footwear for the Family.
    402 S. Huron Avenue
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-5321
  • Island Bookstore
    We are a full service bookstore coffee shop that specializes in regional titles. We also carry children's books toys, gifts, stationary, magazines, newspapers. If we don't have the book you are looking for, we'll special order it ship it too!
    215 E. Central Avenue
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-2665
  • Joann's Fudge
    Fudge made with all natural ingredients. Hand dipped chocolates, English toffee, turtles peanut brittle. Phone Mail orders accepted.
    303 E. Central Avenue
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-5611
  • Loon Feather
    Indian curios, porcupine quill boxes, handcrafted jewelry, Native American sculptures prints. Quality souvenirs, knives, gifts collectibles.
    217 E. Central Avenue
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-5710
  • Mackinaw Bakery Coffee House
    Across from Shepler's Ferry Dock. Complete line of homemade baked goods Homemade Sandwiches. Birthday cakes old fashioned salt rising bread. Ice cream cones, cappuccino, coffee - in or out. Homemade pasties baked fresh daily. Open 7 days a week.
    110 Langlade
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-5525
  • Mackinaw Pastie Cookie Co.
    Delicious Handmade Cornish pasties and cookies, always prepared and baked fresh daily in our kitchen
    514 South Huron
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701 US
    Phone: 231-436-5113
  • Mackinaw Straits Area Wedding Consultant
    Unique wedding opportunities (indoor outdoor): Mackinaw City, one hour wedding cruise, historic lighthouse, Mackinac Island or countryside church...complete planning of services available.
    Winter Phone(Oct - May): 616-327-2549.
    P.O. Box 877
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-5686
    Email: mackinacweddings@aol.com
  • Mackinaw Taxi / Limousine Service
    Airport shuttle from Pellston Regional Airport, Pellston, MI - To all Mackinaw City, MI Ferries - Hotels. Call for Rates. Pickup Service 7am to Midnight. 7 Days a week in season. Group Rates. Private Coach available to Private Plane. Conv. Weddings Ect.
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    TollFree: 888-349-8294
    Email: mackinawtaxi@straitsarea.com
  • Mancino's of Mackinaw City
    Pizza, Grinders, Salads, Appetizers, Free Delivery, Dine in or carry out. 22 Different sandwiches. Cappuccino - Iced Mocha drinks. Hours 7 days (summer) 11am to 11pm (winter) 11am to 10pm.
    717 Nicolet St.
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-7474
    Fax: 231-436-7373
  • Marshall's Fudge Gifts
    Fine handmade candies made fresh daily from our 113 year old recipes. There is a difference - come taste the best. Open Year Round. Fresh Cream Fudge, Crunchy Nut Brittles, Caramel Corn, Pecan Logs, Cream Caramels, more. Mail orders year round.
    308 E. Central Avenue
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-5082
    TollFree: 800-343-8343
  • Neath The Birches Restaurant
    Fine Dining, Cocktails, AAA Aproved. Major Credit Cards Honored.
    On Old US 31, 1 Mile South of the Bridge.
    14277 Mackinaw Terrace
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-5401
  • O'Brien's Shirts Gifts
    Shirts for Everyone! Carrying a huge line of all styles.
    T-shirts Sweatshirts from sizes 6 months to 5XL. Over 1000 different designs to choose from. Very reasonable prices. Souvenir, Wildlife, Cars, Nautical, Harley and lots of fun.
    220 E. Central Avenue
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-5074
  • Old Fort Mackinaw Candies, Inc.
    Fudge-brittles-caramel corn made daily. A full line of sugar-free candies. Mail orders shipped promply. Souvenirs - Moccasins - Gifts.
    321 E. Central Avenue
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-5883
  • Pancake Chef
    Open year' round. Main Street across from City Hall. Complete lunch and dinner menu. Breakfast anytime. Pleasant, comfortable family dining. Salad bar buffet.
    327 E. Central Avenue
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-5578
    TollFree: 1-888-436-5578
  • Scalawags Whitefish Chips
    Specializing in Whitefish Chips baskets, and a variety of sandwiches. Voted best fish in the North! Fresh fish daily from Bell's Fishery. Eat in or carry out. Kids menu available. A Bite out of the Great Lakes.
    226 E. Central Avenue
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-7777
  • Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry
    Ride the fastest fleet to Mackinac Island. We get you there safely comfortably in only 16 minutes! Departures from Mackinaw City St.Ignace. Acres of free daily overnight parking, Free shuttle from local hotels campgrounds. Free luggage handling.
    Downtown Mackinaw City, P.O. Box 250
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-5023
    TollFree: 1-800-828-6157
  • Shirt Tales
    Located across from Post Office. Your choice of shirt designs is hand silk-screened while you watch! All colorful designs are exclusive to Shirt-Tales stores. Also find a great selection of men's woman's seasonal sportswear.
    301 E. Central Avenue
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-5600
  • Sophia's Shirt Shop Things
    Quilts, teddy bears, crystal, gifts for all occassions. High quality sweatshirts, jackets, t-shirts, handcrafted quilted jackets, some up scale fashionwear. Holiday snowmen section collectibles.
    109 Straits Avenue
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-7169
  • Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry
    High Tail It To Mackinac aboard Star Line's Mackinac Island Hrydro Jet Ferry. Free daily parking and secured overnight parking. Newest Fleet Serving Mackinac Island.
    711 South Huron Avenue
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-5954
    TollFree: 1-800-638-9892
  • Teysen's Gift Shop Gallery
    Serving the Mackinaw Traveler for over 70 years. Unique Indian artwork, Many collectable lines, Beanie Babies plus fresh homade, Mackinaw Fudge. Our Gallery offers a varied selection of quality photography prints.
    300 E. Central Avenue
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-7011
    Fax: 231-436-5932
  • The Admiral's Table
    Serving Breakfast, Lunch Dinner. Breakfast Buffet in Season. Featuring fresh broiled fish and char-broiled steaks.
    506 S. Huron Avenue
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-5687
  • The Great Lakes Teddy Bear Factory
    Kids of all ages design, stuff create your own personalized teddy, right in our factory. Receive a birth certificate select a wardrobe. We supply guidance, you supply the love!
    244 S. Huron Avenue (In Mackinaw Crossings)
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-BEAR
    Fax: 231-436-4088
  • Wolverine Stages
    Specializing in ground transportation to Mackinac Island Boat Docks and Surrounding areas. Charter Bus Service. Group transfers to convention or meeting destinations. Individual taxi or chauffeured limousine service for special occasions.
    Pellston Regional Airport
    Pellston, MI 49769
    Phone: 231-539-8635
    Fax: 231-539-8969
    TollFree: 800-825-1450
  • A-Maze-N Mirrors
    Enjoy yourself as you find your way through this fun filled, life size maze of mirrors and glass. A unique and amazing experience like none other. Fun for all ages.
    Located in The Mackinaw Crossings
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-7550
  • Algoma Central Railway/Agawa Canyon Train Tours
    One day wilderness rail excursions to Agawa Canyon. Travel 114 miles north of Sault Ste. Marie over towering trestles, alongside pristine northern lakes and rivers and through awesome granite rock formations fo the Canadian Shield.
    129 Bay St.
    Sault Ste Marie, ON P6A 6Y2 Canad
    TollFree: 800-242-9287
  • Animal Tracks Adventure Golf
    Challenges you to learn about our northern wildlife while playing miniature golf having great family fun! Match up any 12 animals with their tracks on the hole marker you win a free game! Located next to the Traverse Bay Woolen Company.
    312 South Huron Avenue
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-5597
  • Big Bear Adventures
    Exciting canoe, kayak, raft tube trips on the Sturgeon River! Trips of varying lengths for all ages/skill levels from adventurous to relaxing. Enjoy our Family Fun Center with adventure golf, go-carts, bungee bouncer, gyro, arcade snack bar.
    4271 S. Straits Hwy.
    Indian River, MI 49749
    Phone: 231-238-8181
    TollFree: 888-75-NORTH
  • Cheboygan Golf Country Club
    18 Hole Golf Course, and host of the Northern Michegan Open since 1927. Residents agree Best Greens in Northern Michigan. Available to patrons: complete Pro Shop, Practice range, putting greens, snack bar, bar/lounge, PGA instruction.
    1431 Old Mackinaw Road
    Cheboygan, MI 49721
    Phone: 231-627-4264
  • Courtyard Cinema
    Five screen cinema featuring the latest films. Open 7 days a week. Matinees available during Weekdays in the summer, and on weekends during the winter.
    (In the Mackinaw Crossings)
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-7890
  • Garlyn Farm Zoological Park
    In Michigan's beautiful upper peninsula. Only 40 minutes from the Mackinac Bridge. Featuring black bear, wolves, wallaby, camel, reindeer, whitetail deer, sika deer more. Natural parklike setting. Gift Shop filled with wildlife related items.
    Hwy 2
    Naubinway, MI 49762
    Phone: 906-477-1085
  • Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
    Exhibits tell the stories of wrecked ships lives lost on the Great Lakes. Highlights include Edmund Fitzgerald Memorial featuring the ship's bell, 1861 Lightkeepers Quarters, Theater, Museum Store sweeping views of the Shipwreck Coast.
    110 Whitefish Point Rd.
    Paradise, MI 49768
    Fax: 877-Shipwreck
  • Great Lakes Teddy Bear Company
    Build Your Own Bear! Choose your own eyes, nose fur, Experience the excitement of stuffing your new friend and giving is a bath. When you finished, name your bear and receive a birth certificate. Accessorize your new teddy with a variety of wearables.
    Located in the Mackinaw Crossings
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-BEAR
    TollFree: 888-433-GLTB
  • Hessel Ridge Golf
    Is a picturesque 18 hole golf course. Plush fairways, tree-lined boundaries and perfectly groomed greens provide a park-like setting for golfers of all skills. Great grass, great views, great golf at reasonable rates.
    2061 North Three Mile Road
    Hessel, MI 49745
    Phone: 906-484-2107
    TollFree: 888-660-9166
  • Hidden River Golf Casting Club
    Hidden River was created on a one in a million piece of property. Features include stands of pine, hardwoods, elevation changes, waste areas, and the Maple River winding through the site. Five sets of tees will challenge all levels of golfers.
    7688 Maple River Rd.
    Brutus, MI 49716
    Phone: 231-529-4653
    Fax: 231-529-4611
    TollFree: 800-325-Golf
  • Indian River Golf Club
    3 star rating Golf Digest's Places to Play. 18 hole championship course, carved of virgin pine with watered greens, fairways roughs. Walk or ride with twilight rates available. Minutes off I-75, 30 minutes from Gaylord, Petoskey Mackinaw City.
    3301 Chippewa Beach Road
    Indian River, MI 49749
    Phone: 231-238-7011
    TollFree: 800-305-4742
  • Kewadin Casinos
    Kewadin Casinos offer Vegas-style gaming and entertainment with over 2,300 Slots, Blackjack, Poker, Craps, Roulette, Bingo, and Live Keno action! Also visit our locations in Hessel, Christmas, and Manistique, MI.
    3039 Mackinac Trail
    St.Ignace, MI 49781
    Phone: 906-643-7071
    TollFree: 800-KEWADIN
  • Mackinac State Historic Parks
    Colonial Michilimackinac, Historic Mill Creek, Fort Mackinac
    P.O. Box 370
    Mackinac Island, MI 49757
    Phone: 231-436-5563
    Web Site:
  • Mackinaw City Municipal Marina
    In the heart of downtown. Transient seasonal dockage, gas, oil, diesel, pump-out, water, 30 50 amp power, cable TV, restrooms, showers, laundry room, launch ramp. Picnic/grilling area ice. Next to marine service. Grocery delivery.
    107 S. Huron
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-5269
  • Mackinaw Crossings (CourtYards of Mackinaw)
    A Victorian-style theme park consisting of 50 shops and attractions, including an 800 seat, indoor theatre featuring live entertainment daily. An outdoor amphitheatre provides free entertainment and a nightly laser light music show.
    248 South Huron Avenue
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-5030
    TollFree: 1-888-436-5030
    Web Site:
  • Mackinaw Trolley Company
    Tour with the Mackinaw Trolley on our Mackinaw City Tour, daily 2:30 pm-9:00pm, May 26th through September 3rd. Check out our web site for our other Tours of the Michilimackinac region throughout the 2000 season.
    101 E. Central Avenue, P.O. Box 358
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-7812
    TollFree: 877-858-0357
  • Soo Locks Boat Tours and Dinner Cruises
    Actually ride through the Soo Locks. Many departure times, no reservations needed. In the evening, experience our leisurely paced Sunset Dinner Cruise. Call for reservations.
    515 1157 E. Portage Avenue
    Sault Ste Marie, MI 49783
    Phone: 906-632-6301
    TollFree: 800-432-6301
  • The Opera House
    The Opera House, originally constructed in 1877, played an important role in the history of the colorful lumbering era in Northern Michigan. Year round arts facility, which hosts a variety of artists and attractions from all over the world.
    403 North Huron Avenue
    Cheboygan, MI 49721
    Phone: 231-627-5841
    TollFree: 1-800-357-9408
  • Trappers Creek Adventure Golf
    Adventure golf at it's finest! For an unforgettable experience, play 18 holes of really unusual miniature golf. Challenge your putting skills atop a mountain, down a 120 foot hole, around the waterfall, water wheel and lake.
    634 S. Nicolet Street
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-5750
  • Traverse Bay Casino
    Casinos on both sides of Grand Traverse Bay, only 1 1/2 hours from Mackinaw. All your favorite slots table games, as well as great dining lodging. Nationally recognized entertainment in the state-of-the-art, Sands Showroom.
    2331 North West Bay Shore Drive
    Suttons Bay, MI 49682
    TollFree: 800-922-2WIN
  • WaterVentures Parasailing
    Come view the Straits of Mackinac from a new perspective. Our custom boat enables the parasailor to take off land directly from the flight deck, making for a smooth, safe, dry Parasail flight. We offer single or tandem flights. Reservations Required.
    Boat Slip #1 - Mackinaw City Marina
    Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    Phone: 231-436-7144

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