Mackinac Island Lilac Festival

Mackinac Island Lilac Festival

Shepler's Ferry, Fort Mackinac, Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour, Annual Lilac Festival

Mackinac Island Lilac Festival

  • Paradise, MI, and Mackinac Island, MI

  • Visit Mackinac Island during its most beautiful time of the year!

  • Stay at the world-famous, luxurious Grand Hotel

  • June 7-10, 4 Days, 6 Meals


June on Mackinac means one thing: the lilacs are in bloom and waiting for you!

Day 1

Travel up the western side of Lake Michigan before arriving at Tahquamenon Falls. Dinner scenery at the Tahquamenon Falls Brewery won't disappoint.


Day 2

SHEPLER'S FERRY/FORT MACKINAC: Wake to a beautiful morning ferry ride to Mackinac Island and start your island escape with a horse-drawn carriage tour of the island. Then, explore historic Fort Mackinac on the southern bluff of the island.

THE GRAND HOTEL: Walking up the stairs to this magnificent hotel will transport you to a more gentile and elegant time. You'll be greeted at a welcome reception, find your one-of-a-kind room, and begin the transformation from hurried-and-harried to relaxed-and-pampered with a decadent 5-course dinner.

B, D

Day 3

After a leisurely and decadent breakfast, you'll have the day to explore the island on foot, horseback, or bicycle, with the smell of lilacs no matter where you go.

B, D

Day 4

One more breakfast before returning to the mainland. Memories of your "grand" experience are sure to keep you smiling the whole way home.


B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

DEPOSIT: $50 at time of reservation; final payment due April 23, 2019.


ACCOMMODATIONS: Magnusen Grand Hotel, Paradise, MI; Grand Hotel (2 nights), Mackinac Island, MI.


TOUR INCLUSIONS: Professional tour director, motorcoach transportation, accommodations, luggage handling at hotels, admissions/attractions, and 5 meals, including 3 breakfasts and 3 dinners.


TRAVEL INSURANCE: Optional, but highly recommended.


ACTIVITY LEVEL 3 / HEAVY WALKING: Physical stamina required. Stair climbing, longer periods of walking and/or standing may be involved, along with higher elevations and longer days. Participants must be able to keep up with group.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Janesville, WI Van Galder Terminal
3120 N. Pontiac Dr., Janesville WI
Madison, WI Shopko South Towne Mall
2101 W. Broadway, Lot "G", Madison WI
Rockford, IL Van Galder Terminal
7559 Walton St., Rockford IL
South Beloit, IL Fas Mart/McDonald's ($3 per day)
Hwy 75 and I90, South Beloit IL
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