Budget Accommodations on Mackinac Island

Stay the night on Mackinac Island, even on a budget. Affordable Accommodations.

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Grand Hotel Like You’ve Never Seen Before (or maybe you have)

Experience the tradition of Grand Hotel, located on northern Michigan’s Mackinac Island. Mackinac Lovers - Read more here!! Mackinac Island on a Budget – 22 Ways to Save How to Plan a Mackinac Island Day Trip on a Budget Mackinac Island’s Best Kept Secrets

10 Tips for Renting a Car in Iceland

Iceland is awesome!! But, driving there can be a bit tricky. Especially if you're not from a winter climate. 1. Driving is done on the Right Side If you're American, you're in luck! If you're from a country that drives on the left, you may want a little practice before hopping behind the wheel. Add … Continue reading 10 Tips for Renting a Car in Iceland

Mackinac Island on a Budget – 22 Ways to Save

1. Weekdays - Hotel rates during the week, Monday-Thursday are usually much lower than weekend rates. If you're looking to save a little, stay during the week if possible. 2. Groupon Deals - If you're not familiar with Groupon - it is a deal-of-the-day online service. New promotions and discounts are posted each day, for … Continue reading Mackinac Island on a Budget – 22 Ways to Save

Morning ferry on Mackinac Island

How to Plan a Mackinac Island Day Trip on a Budget

Mackinac Island is as incredible as everyone says, but it can be pricey to visit. Between food, accommodation and transportation, the costs can add up quickly.  It doesn't have to break your bank to visit Mackinac Island. Here are some tips to stay within a budget and see this amazing island! Stay Off Island Unless … Continue reading How to Plan a Mackinac Island Day Trip on a Budget

15 Photos to Inspire Your First Trip to Switzerland

Northern Switzerland's best kept secret is a charming medieval city nestled along the Upper Rhine River, home to the Munot Fortress and several baroque style buildings. The city of Schaffhausen is just as much captivating, as it is beautiful. Sunsets here are rather amazing! If you ever get the chance, you should go. Until then, … Continue reading 15 Photos to Inspire Your First Trip to Switzerland

Mackinac Island’s Best Kept Secrets

While most people are going straight to the major highlights of the island, like Arch Rock and Grand Hotel; there's an entire other side of the island to explore. Arch Rock, Mackinac Island Salle Manger - Grand Hotel Main Dining Room As soon as you arrive to Mackinac Island, a map will be your best … Continue reading Mackinac Island’s Best Kept Secrets

Top 10 US Cities to Visit with Kids

I grew up in a big family, so we've been traveling with kids for years! Here are my 10 favorite cities to visit, so far! Any cities you would add to the list? I'm always looking for new destinations!

5 Reasons to Love/Hate China 

China has a very interesting culture and history.  Just like anywhere in the world - there's some things you absolutely love and some things you could really do without. So here's what you can expect when heading to China! 1. Love: History Ancient cities are all throughout China! There are so many incredible buildings and … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Love/Hate China 

First Trip to Cuba: 6 Travel Tips

Cuba is vibrant and captivating! It constantly feels like you're on a the set of a movie. Unexpected and amazing sights are around every corner and flowing from the streets.  Always have your camera ready because you never know what you'll be seeing next!