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Since first opening in 1887, Grand Hotel continues its legacy as a premier vacation destination on Mackinac Island. Not only is it a National Historic Landmark and considered one of the best hotels in Michigan, but Grand Hotel is also recognized as one of the top 10 all-inclusive resorts in America.

We invite you to explore our press releases, fact sheets, galleries, and social media platforms to learn more about our illustrious past and exciting future.

Press & Media

Splash out in Your State’s Top Luxury Hotel – MSN Lifestyle – December 2021

15 Best Couple Vacations In The U.S. To Relax And Rekindle Your Spark – Women’s Health – November 2021

10 best US family resorts with kid-friendly perks: Disney parks, Lake Placid, Dollywood – USA TODAY – November 2021

MTM On the Road: Grand Hotel Heads into Close the Grand, “Somewhere in Time” Weekend – 9 & 10 NEWS – October 2021

A Grand Weekend: Mackinac Island Hotel Takes Guests ‘Somewhere In Time’ – Northwest Indiana Times – October 2021

Your State’s Grandest Hotel For A Luxury Stay – MSN – October 2021

The 15 Best Fall Foliage Trips in the U.S. – Foder’s Travel – September 2021

The Best Time to Visit Michigan: A Season-By-Season Guide – Lonely Planet – September 2021

9 Of the Best Scenic Hikes in Michigan – Lonely Planet – September 2021

The Top 10 Resort Hotels in the Midwest – Travel + Leisure – September 2021

A Rocking Chair and the Sunset on the World’s Longest Porch at Mackinac Island’s Grand Hotel – WGN9 ChicagoScene – September 2021

I visited Mackinac Island in the Midwest, and the car-free Michigan spot felt like a fairy-tale – Insider – August 2021

Things to Do on Mackinac Island With Kids – Chicago Parent – 2021

Timeless Stay at Updated Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island – Travel Weekly – July 2021

Classic Grand US Hotels You Can Still Visit – MSN – July 2021

Skip-gen Travel Destinations for Grandparents and Kids: Moab, Boston, Mackinac Island – USA TODAY – July 2021

A Step Back in Time with a Few Modern Twists: The Grand Hotel in Northern Michigan – The Points Guy – June 2021

These Iconic Hotels Offer Serious Design Inspiration – House Beautiful – June 2021

Mackinac Island’s Grand Hotel reopens Esther Williams Pool, grounds after $10M renovation – The Detroit News – June 2021

Business Traveler Tried and Tested Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island – Business Traveler – June 2021

Gorgeous Grand Hotels for Socially Distant Getaways – MSN – April 2021

Michigan’s Mackinac Island Has Carriage Rides, Boating, and Lots of Old-school Charm – Travel + Leisure – April 2021

Forget Hawaii. Go to These 10 U.S. Islands Instead – Fodorś Travel – March 2021

50 Most Romantic Hotels for Covid-safe Honeymoons – Tripadvisor – March 2021

How Grand Hotel’s Cupola Lookout Spot Became a Bar With Mackinac Island’s Best View – mLIVE – March 2021

Why it’s Important to Save Historic Hotels – National Geographic – December 2020

Grand Hotel Named Michigan’s Most Glamorous Resort – MSN – December 2020

Dana Orlando, Grand Hotel’s New Vice President of Sales & Marketing – November 2020

Chuck’s Big Adventure: Grand Hotel Mackinac Island – WTHR – October 2020

Island That Takes Tourists “Back in Time” Works to Make Visitors Feel Safe – MSNBC – July 2020

Inside an Editors Love Affair with Luxury Hotels – DEPARTURES – July 2020

The World’s Most Resplendent Hotel Gardens – July 2020

These Are the Safest Ways to Vacation with Kids During the Summer of COVID-19 – Parents – June 2020

Condé Nast Traveler Recognizes Grand Hotel as the #1 Resort in the Midwest – October 2019

KSL Capital Partners to Acquire Historic Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island – September 2019

Grand Hotel Named Among 10 Best All-Inclusive Resorts & Historic Hotels in USA Today Popular Vote – August 2019

12 Amazing Second Honeymoon Destinations, According to AARP Fans – AARP Travel Center – July 2019

Photo Galleries

We invite you to browse our collection of photos and videos of Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, Michigan.

Media/PR Inquiries

For all PR and Media requests please contact [email protected] or call 517-349-4600. Thank you!

Social Media

Below is a list of Grand Hotel’s official social media channels. Feel free to use these channels when tagging Grand Hotel or any of its off-site restaurants online. If you would like to use a hashtag in your posts, we recommend choosing from the ones provided below. Thank you for including Grand Hotel’s social media channels in your story.



Instagram: @GrandHotelMichigan and @GrandHotelWeddings



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If you would like to tag Grand Hotel’s location in your Facebook or Instagram posts, please use this location: 286 Grand Ave. Mackinac Island, MI 49757

By posting content on social media sites, you may be granting rights to use that content to third parties, including Grand Hotel. Grand Hotel’s use of any content posted by you on social media channels will be in accordance with the rights granted by you and by the social media site pursuant to applicable terms and applicable law. If you post content tagged with our location, tagged with any of the four hashtags above, or if you affirmatively share content with Grand Hotel (collectively, the “Content”), you thereby grant Grand Hotel a non-exclusive, fully paid, and royalty-free, transferable, sub-licensable, worldwide license to copy, reproduce, display, and make derivative works of the Content.


The photographs, videos, graphics, artwork, webpages, images, and writings on Grand Hotel’s website are property of Grand Hotel and may not be reproduced or used without permission from Grand Hotel. Grand Hotel may enforce its rights under copyright law against infringers.


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