Cruise Planner: North Lake Huron Resources - PassageMaker

Cruise Planner: North Lake Huron Resources

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To plan a cruise in northern Lake Huron use these links to marinas and area tourism centers. Key events in major towns are listed for your information.


The last two weekends in June are busy with antique and classic car shows in St. Ignace.

June 22–23: St. Ignace Antiques on the Bay Classic & Vintage Car and Truck Show

June 28–30: St. Ignace Car Show Weekend

Avoid visiting Mackinac Island in July. The island serves as the finish line for two major sailing events from Port Huron, Michigan, and Chicago.

July 14: Race starts from Port Huron

July 21: Race starts from Chicago

In August, the town of Hessel is the location for a popular wooden boat show.

August 11: Hessel, Les Cheneaux, Antique Wooden Boat Show and Art Festival


State of Michigan marinas: 800.447.2757, www.mcgi.state.mi.us/MRBIS

Mackinaw City

Mackinaw Area Visitors Bureau: 800.750.0160, www.mackinawcity.com

Mackinaw City Marina: http://www.mackinawcity.org/marina-34/

Mackinaw City Straits State Harbor: http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-153-10365_10884_18317-231253--,00.html


Cheboygan Area Chamber of Commerce: www.cheboygan.com

Northern Michigan’s Inland Waterway, Indian River Chamber of Commerce: www.irchamber.com

Walstrom Marina, Cheboygan: www.walstrom.com

Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island State Harbor: www.michigan.gov/harbors

Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau: www.mackinacisland.org

St. Ignace

St. Ignace Chamber of Commerce: www.stignace.com

St. Ignace Marina: http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-153-10365_10884_18317-44390--,00.html

Hessel, Cedarville, and Les Cheneaux Islands

Hessel Marina: http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-153-10365_10884_18317-44281--,00.html

Les Cheneaux Islands Chamber of Commerce: www.lescheneaux.net

Mertaugh Boat Works: www.mertaughboatworks.com

Cedarville Marine: www.cedarvillemarine.com

Tassier Boat Works: www.tassierboatworks.com

Viking Boat Harbor: www.vikingboatharbor.com

Great Lakes Boat Building School: www.greatlakesboatbuilding.org/

DeTour Village

DeTour State Dock: http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,1607,7-153-10365_10884_18317-44283--,00.html

Drummond Island

Drummond Island Resort and Conference Center: www.drummondisland.com

Drummond Island Yacht Haven: www.diyachthaven.com