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Address: 10 Mahoney Avenue, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
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A Sunday Morning Buggy Ride

We decided to take a ride around Mackinac Island in the early morning, before we left the island. I would highly recommend this for a quiet way to see the island differently... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Gladwin, Michigan
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Gladwin, Michigan
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59 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to take a ride around Mackinac Island in the early morning, before we left the island. I would highly recommend this for a quiet way to see the island differently. The horse I could tell was well trained and walked at a nice pace. It was the first time I had ever driven a buggy and I loved... More 

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Midland, Michigan, United States
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

They reviewed the route to take depending on how long you wanted to stay. You don't need much experience since the horses travel the paths daily. They just need some encouragement to stay on the path you choose instead of heading home hahaha. Great staff and an experience I wouldn't miss!

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Thank Bethany D
Detroit, Michigan
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Since there are no motor vehicles on the island, your way of transportation is foot, bike or horse. Take the plunge and drive your own horse!! OMG!! So much fun!!

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Thank georgie-2144
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We called Jacks right before we boarded the ferry in St. Ignace and the timing worked out great. I was with my two girls 8 and 10 and we were able to fit in the 2 person carriage with no problem. Not sure experienced with horses so they gave us Jerry a great horse for beginners. We did the 1... More 

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2 Thank Anna M
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

My husband is not big on horses, but knew that this would take me back to my younger years and I would enjoy it greatly. Well I did! The staff was very pleasant and made sure to get to know you and put you with a horse for your ability. Well our horse was Shorty and he definitely knew his... More 

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Longwood, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

The people working there are very accommodating. We called in the morning and made an appointment and when it was colder than we like we changed the date and time twice. They were kind about it. Allow an extra half hour from arrival to Get your horse. You have to wait for each party to be a safe distance ahead... More 

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Wisconsin
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

Our family visited the island over the summer and decided a buggy ride would be perfect along the lake. And it was, until about halfway through when our horse decided it had a problem and kind of freaked out on us. It seemed to not want to walk down a hill, and was scaring us and we could not control... More 

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Liberty Center, Ohio, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

My husband and I have visited the island many times and have done the guided tours, etc. We thought taking our own carriage ride would be something different. We are so glad we did just that. Our horse, Shorty, could cover the route all by himself...all you had to do was set back and enjoy the ride. It was a... More 

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Canton, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

My husband and I took a buggy ride with babe and had such a great time! The lady at the counter recommended a route that took us through the woods and then up on Huron Rd which takes you high up on the bluff where you can view the quaint cottages and overlook the straits. Our ride was an hour... More 

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4 Thank C M
Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

I ran around the island in the morning. It's a wonderful place to run. Nice & flat and many parts are shaded. The road has only bikes and horses, other runners and walkers. A good way to see and enjoy the island. My friends are not runners so I suggested we take the carriage ride so they could take in... More 

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