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Start your morning sitting on the front porch. White cushioned wicker chairs. Sunrise. Warm. Mackinac bridge. The lake. A hot cup of black coffee with a little Bailey's. Catch up on your email. It is wonderful. Then watch the horses and freighters. Relax. My favorite...More
To celebrate my sister's recovery from breast cancer, my husband and I decided to take her and her husband, my younger sister, and her husband to Mackinaw Island. We have stayed at the Windemere Hotel a few times and love the quaint style, which takes...More
We had a great first visit to this beautiful island. The Windermere Hotel is very relaxing. We had a perfect water view from our bedroom windows as well as from the large front porch. It's very close to town and the ferry dock, but far...More
A stay on Mackinac Island is really difficult thing to dislike. One would have to be a really hard hearted cynic not to be just a little beguiled by the place. That is why we were so pleased by our choice of the Windermere hotel...More
The Windermere provides the best value for money on Mackinaw. One of the best views on the island is from the front porch of the Inn. The rooms are bright and clean. The Inn is just 100 steps from one of the ferry terminals. Making...More
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The ferry trip time depends on which line you take. I usually take the Starline, and it is about a 10-15 minute ride. I am prone to seasickness but do just fine on the ferry, maybe because it is moving quickly. Sometimes... More
The ferry trip time depends on which line you take. I usually take the Starline, and it is about a 10-15 minute ride. I am prone to seasickness but do just fine on the ferry, maybe because it is moving quickly. Sometimes sitting on the top deck (as long as it isn't too rainy or cold) can help. I have been on many crowded ferried but have never seen anyone get ill.