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
LINKS TO MARINAS AND AREA VISITORS INFORMATION
State of Michigan marinas: 800.447.2757, www.mcgi.state.mi.us/MRBIS
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 State Harbor: www.michigan.gov/harbors
Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau: www.mackinacisland.org
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
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 State Dock: http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,1607,7-153-10365_10884_18317-44283--,00.html
Drummond Island Resort and Conference Center: www.drummondisland.com
Drummond Island Yacht Haven: www.diyachthaven.com