Today we're on the road to Mackinac Island off the coast of Michigan. This quaint, eight mile island became a popular summer colony and tourist destination in the late 19th century. Many of the homes and buildings have been preserved and restored, and the entire island has been deemed a National Historic Landmark. In addition to the wide variety of architectural styles, the island hosts numerous cultural events and is well-known for its delicious fudge and ban on motor vehicles. Since 1898, only snow mobiles, service vehicles and emergency vehicles have been allowed on the island. The rest of the island's guests and inhabitants arrive by ferry or boat and get around on foot, bicycle or horse-drawn carriage.
How's that for quaint?
Read more about Mackinac Island here.
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