St. Ignace, Michigan - Your Home Port

 

St. Ignace, Michigan lies at the northern end of the Mackinac Bridge. The picturesque downtown boasts unique shops, dining and historical museums all strung along the waterfront on Lake Huron. Parks, beaches and marinas are reached along the Huron Boardwalk. The boardwalk features open air exhibits and interpretive stations describing the history, colorful characters and natives who inhabited the Straits of Mackinac.

st ignaceSt. Ignace, Michigan is the 2nd oldest settlement in Michigan and has preserved its history through its museums, historic sites like the Father Marquette National Memorial and the preservation of the Hiawatha National Forest that surrounds the entire region. Shimmering in the distance across the bay is the famous Mackinac Island; a favorite destination for a day trip.

Historic treasures lie beneath the sparkling waters.  The Great Lakes Shipwreck Preserve is home to some of the best preserved shipwrecks in the world. Wrecks from the 1800's thru the 1960's await exploration. There are three sites accessible from the shores of St. Ignace.  St. Ignace, Michigan is a favorite destination in all seasons. Festivals are a part of life year round with Fish Feast in July, fireworks every Saturday night in July & August, and the U.P. Pond Hockey Championship in February.

st IgnaceThere is something going on every month, yet, there is still the lure of the nearby wilderness, waterfalls and trails calling to those who seek quiet and solitude. The famous North Country Hiking/Snowshoeing Trail runs nearby as well as the Sand Dunes Cross Country Ski Trail. Just west of town is the Silver Mountain Disc Golf Course, considered in the top 10 in the country.