Expert Travel Advice to Mackinac Island
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Top Answers To Mackinac Island Travel Questions
Answer this1 AnswerYes you can rent bikes on the island. Hourly rates for children's bikes run for $5 while renting for the day costs $30. Depending on the bike, adults can rent hourly for about $7-$8 or $38-$48 for the day. Visit http://www.mackinacislandbikes.com/rates.html for rental rates.
Answer this1 AnswerA lot of bike rental shops also rent electric wheelchairs, such as the Mackinac Island Bike Shop and Ryba's Bicycle Rentals.
Answer this1 AnswerAbsolutely. According to the Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau, over 600 horses live on the island. Read more info at http://www.mackinacisland.org/horses.html, including links to outfitters who offer trail rides and carriage rentals.
The weekends will probably bring more visitors to the island considering the average work week. Mackinac Island receives the most visitors from July to August 14. I hope this helps!