Month: July 2017

Race to Mackinac

It is yacht race season on Mackinac Island! If you have ever been to the Island during the two weeks that comprise our sailing season, you know that the streets are hopping and the Pink Pony is packed to the railing.  Every year thousands of racers start the trek north from Chicago or Port Huron… Read more »

Cast Member Spotlight – Benjamin W.

Written by: Carolyn Clark, Intern from Alma College Our second installment of Cast Member Spotlight to highlight the great people we have working for Shepler’s Mackinac Island Ferry. Employee: Benjamin W. Position/Location: Dock/Deck Hand in St. Ignace Years with the company: Rookie Season Hometown: Naubinway, MI About Ben: Ben is 20 years old and attends Western… Read more »

6 Fun Things to do with Kids on Mackinac Island

Now that school is out and summer vacation is in full swing, we know more of you are planning your summer vacation.  Traveling with kids is a blast, but sometimes it can be hard to find things that the whole family will enjoy.  We put together a list of 6 fun things to do on... Read more »