Month: June 2017

Cast Member Spotlight – Carolyn C.

Employee: Carolyn C. Position/Location: Dock Hand in Mackinaw City/ Intern in St. Ignace Office Years with the company: Third season with Shepler’s Hometown: Cheboygan, MI About: My name is Carolyn C. and as a part of my internship with Shepler’s I will be writing a few blogs each month highlighting one of our cast members.…

Top 5 ways to spend your time waiting for the Lilac Parade to start.

With Lilac Festival winding down this weekend, I thought I would take a minute and share some of the best kept secrets on the Island. Some places where you can go to escape the crowds, because that’s why we all go to the Island, right?  To escape?  On Sunday, when you are waiting for the…

St. Ignace Ferry Schedule Change Friday, June 9th

Due to a high volume of group reservations on Friday, June 9th, we have to cancel the following departures: 9:00 am  Ferry St. Ignace to Mackinac Island 9:30 am Ferry Mackinac Island to St. Ignace We do start our full schedule that day in St. Ignace, running every 30 minutes. See our full schedule here.…

Summer is here!

We always mark Memorial weekend as the first sign of summer, and this year it did not disappoint! Temperatures in the low 70s, not a cloud in the sky, and the wind even cooperated (on Saturday, at least).  As you start planning for your summer Mackinac vacation, we want to let you know a little…