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EXPLORE 

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ST. IGNACE HISTORY

Founded in the early 17th century by French missionaries, St. Ignace, Michigan holds a rich history as one of the oldest European settlements in the United States. Initially established as a Jesuit mission, it served as a crucial hub for fur trading and Native American relations during the colonial era. Over the centuries, it witnessed conflicts between European powers and indigenous peoples, contributing to its strategic significance in the Great Lakes region. Today, St. Ignace remains a vibrant community steeped in cultural heritage, with landmarks such as the Museum of Ojibwa Culture preserving its indigenous roots. Visitors flock to this charming town for its picturesque views of Lake Huron, historic sites like Fort de Buade, and the iconic Mackinac Bridge, which connects it to the Upper Peninsula. Rich in both natural beauty and historical significance, St. Ignace continues to captivate visitors with its unique blend of past and present.

GUIDE

Looking for more information about what to do in St. Ignace during your stay? Explore historic landmarks, enjoy outdoor adventures, or indulge in local cuisine. There's something for everyone to discover in this charming waterfront town. 

 

Get your free  St. Ignace guidebook here!

SAVE

Exciting news! You can save through our valued St. Ignace partnerships and benefit from discounts with hotel partners, restaurants, essential services, and more! Sign up now to stay in the loop and receive up-to-date information straight to your inbox, ensuring you don't miss a moment of savings. 

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TRAVEL FAQS
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Planning your visit to Michigan's beautiful Upper Peninsula and have a few questions?​ Our FAQs address the most common questions asked by travelers!

Q • Is it easy to drive to St. Ignace from neighboring states?

A • Yes, if you enjoy the road. The Upper Peninsula is located:

                                         

 

Q • Are there airports near St. Ignace?

A • Yes, the Pellston Regional Airport (PLN) is located 24 miles from St. Ignace and the 

Chippewa County International Airport is 35 miles away.  Both airports offer car

rental and/or shuttle services. 

Q • Is there a toll fee to cross the Mackinac Bridge?

A • Yes, the toll for crossing the bridge is currently $4.

•  4 hours from Detroit.            

•  6 hours from Milwaukee                                       

•  6.5 hours from Chicago.      

•  7 hours from Toronto 

• 13 hours from New York      

• 14.5 hours from Atlanta

INSPIRE

CONNECT

We want to hear from you! Whether you're interested in exploring partnership opportunities, becoming a donor, have questions about the Mighty Mac Fest, or anything else, please don't hesitate to reach out. Your ideas, feedback, and collaboration are invaluable to us. Connect with us and support the future of arts and entertainment in the St. Ignace community!

 

WE LOOK FORWARD TO CONNECTING SOON!

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