Starting in Sault Ste. Marie Ontario, the route explores unique hidden gems famous among locals. The route then crosses the border to Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan beginning a scenic drive filled with off-the-beaten-track experiences down to your choice of ferry docks in St Ignace, or across the Straits of Mackinac via the famous Mackinac Bridge to Mackinaw City, where you will board a ferry and continue your journey to the #1 rated best island in the continental US (rated by Travel & Leisure Magazine – 2022). For centuries, visitors have come from around the world to experience Mackinac Island’s quaint town and gorgeous state park – there are no cars, only bikes and horse-drawn carriages travel the cobblestone streets past historic grand hotels and unique one-of-a-kind eats.

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