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Jack's Livery Stable

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Address: 7754 Mahoney Ave, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
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+1 906-847-3391
09:00 - 17:00
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Wow, thank you Kevin and Shawn for your awesome service!!! We were welcomed with smiles and treated with kindness. Our eight year old got to live out her dream, by going for a... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2016
Ypsilanti, Michigan
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Ypsilanti, Michigan
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Wow, thank you Kevin and Shawn for your awesome service!!! We were welcomed with smiles and treated with kindness. Our eight year old got to live out her dream, by going for a ride on a horse all be herself today. Shawn was an amazingly kind, patient, and engaging guide. Shawn answered all of our questions while on the ride... More 

Thank absmith623
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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85 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We were seeking a good place for our Son and his family to rent a carriage and found Jack's Livery. They were somewhat busy, but took the time to discuss options and explain how we should proceed. They were very kind, and in addition gave my Son a military discount as he is active duty Army. Our Daughter-in-Law knows horses... More 

Thank MU S
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

My family rented a self drive carriage, and it was worth the cost. We saw many parts of the island we probably wouldn't have without this. The only negative was that the horse was a bit slow at times, and we weren't able to get her to speed up. But overall, a good experience that I'd recommend.

Thank joshuy55
Dimondale, Michigan
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53 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We rented a four person carriage with friends, and I will say first of all that we did have a nice time and enjoyed doing it. It was nice to take a ride on the island and not be squished into the carriage tour rides with all of the crowds. Our horse was really, really slow, which may have been... More 

Thank CindyInDimondale
Naples, Florida
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

My husband and I went o Mackinac Island this week and noticed right away how many horses are on the Island and how little land there is. I never once during the day saw a horse getting a drink of water. Just constantly working, puling heavy carriages with a lot of people in them in the hot sun. As we... More 

8 Thank PJ S
Battle Creek, Michigan
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68 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We rented a self drive carriage for an hour trip around the interior. They were spot on with their recommendation for the hour loop and it took us by some of the more classic sites (though of course you can't stop and see them properly). Never having driven a carriage before made it a bucket list kind of activity and... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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146 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Caleb, a long time Mackinac resident, narrated much of the tour, and gave really good insight into the inner workings of this wonderful tourist island. Sam drove the horses, narrated some (he is from Linden, Michigan), and drove us to the interior of the island, through streets lined with gorgeous millionaires' summer homes as well as homes of residents who... More 

Thank GoThere88
Lansing, Michigan
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 July 2016

While on our annual girls' weekend out, three friends and I spent a day on Mackinac Island. While we've all been there on numerous occasions, together and sometimes not (we've known each other for 50 years after all), for the first time we decided to take a private carriage ride around the Island and selected Jack's Livery Stable for the... More 

1 Thank Diane B
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174 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

My husband and I enjoyed our self-driving carriage ride of Mackinac. While you can't go on all the trails or roads, there were a few different options, and we took the lakeshore road to British Landing and then down the centre past the golf course, 1812 battlefield and airport. We were lucky to have Shorty as our horse; he is... More 

1 Thank writeonOntario
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70 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Our nieces had never been to Mackinaw, so we thought this would be a fun excursion. It was. The staff was very friendly and very helpful. We did the British Landing drive your own buggy tour which, with no stops, took 1.75 hours. It was very leisurely, but we didn't mind. Given the heat on the day we went, we... More 

1 Thank Humres32

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