Mackinaw City Day Guests

311 S. Nicolet Street
Mackinaw City, MI 49701

Directions

If traveling North for a trip to Mackinac Island, guests can take exit #338 of I-75 North, turn right at the stop sign and then left into our complimentary Day Lot at 311 S. Nicolet.  Guests may also turn left off the exit, then right at the light (the intersection of Central and Nicolet) to our dock.

If traveling south from Michigan’s upper peninsula, guests can take exit #339 of I-75 South, turn left at the next two stop signs, turn right at the light (the intersection of Central Ave. and Nicolet), then left into our complimentary Day Lot located at 331 S. Nicolet. Guests traveling to the dock can continue straight through the light (the intersection of Central Ave. and Nicolet) directly to our dock.

Continual complimentary shuttle service runs during all business hours between our Day Lot and our Mackinaw City dock.

We strongly suggest that all guests arrive one hour prior to their desired departure time.

Day Guest Parking

Mackinaw City guests that are visiting for the day, save significant time and go directly to our FREE Day Parking Lot located across from exit 338 off of I-75 N.  Complimentary shuttle service runs a continuous loop to and from the dock. Day guests will also have the opportunity to park in our Premium on-site lot at the dock for $30.00. If you would like to take advantage of the Premium parking, please go straight to the dock.

*Day guests may visit our Premium Dock Lot to drop bikes, bags, or guests requiring special assistance before parking in the Day Lot.  Wheelchair accessible shuttles and trams are available from all of our parking locations.  Guests traveling with bikes are encouraged to ride or walk bikes from our Day Lot to the Mackinaw City dock for boarding however our shuttles and trams can carry bikes. 

Mackinaw City Overnight Guests

556 E. Central Avenue
Mackinaw City, MI 49701

Directions

Guests staying overnight on Mackinac Island should proceed directly to our Mackinaw City dock for luggage and parking assistance.  Overnight parking options are noted below. All guests entering our gated dock area will have a 60 minute grace period free of charge for loading and unloading their vehicles.

If traveling North for a trip to Mackinac Island, guests can take exit #338 of I-75 North, turn left off the exit, then right at the light (the intersection of Central and Nicolet) to our dock.

If traveling south from Michigan’s upper peninsula, guests can take exit #339 of I-75 South, turn left at the next two stop signs, continue straight through the light (the intersection of Central Ave. and Nicolet) directly to our dock.

We strongly suggest that all guests arrive one hour prior to their desired departure time.

Our Premium Dock Lot is $30/night.  Guests choosing this parking option should follow instructions below:

1.  Take ticket from lot gate and proceed to speak with our parking cast member.
2.  Unload, visit ticket office for questions (guests may choose at this point to pay for parking in advance).
3.  Park vehicle and take parking ticket with you (do not lose your ticket).
4.  Depart for Mackinac Island and enjoy!
5.  Return from Mackinac Island, retrieve luggage, etc.
6.  Pay for parking at the ticket office or luggage tent kiosk if you did not pay in advance.
7.  Exit parking lot by scanning parking ticket at exit.

Payment is not accepted at exit gates and must be made before exiting. Guests who lose their parking tickets should visit the ticket office and may incur additional parking fee.

Our Standard Overnight Lot is located just four blocks away and includes continual complimentary shuttle service to our Mackinaw City dock. Guests choosing this parking option should follow instructions below:

1. Take ticket from lot gate and proceed to speak with parking cast member.
2. Cast members will assist with luggage, answer any questions, and direct you to the ticket office
3. Pay for parking at the ticket office.
4. Proceed to standard overnight lot and park vehicle.
5.  Be sure to remember lot location.
6.  Enjoy continual complimentary shuttle service back to the dock.
7.  Depart for Mackinac Island and enjoy!
8. Return from Mackinac Island, retrieve luggage, etc. or opt to take shuttle to retrieve vehicle and return to dock for luggage pick up.
9.  If returning to the dock for luggage pick up, Enter premium lot by taking ticket.  A 60-minute complimentary grace period exists for loading and unloading vehicles. Use entrance ticket to exit premium lot.

Overnight Guest Parking

Overnight guests should proceed directly to our dock.  We offer two types of overnight parking, both of which are self-park: Standard parking for $10.00 per night, and Premium parking for $30.00 per night. Once arriving at the dock, cast members will guide you though our unloading process and provide instructions on where to park.