Build your Ideal Vacation

At Mackinac Island House Hotel you can make your trip your own. Transform any reservation into a fun-filled adventure with a selection of experience additions. Add everything from discounted ferry tickets and breakfast to a delicious cake or a romance basket to celebrate a special occasion. You’ll find all of these pre-arrival additions available as you book your reservation online.

Mackinac Island Ferry Tickets

Mackinac Island Ferry Tickets

Your getaway begins with the ferry to Mackinac Island. For your convenience, we offer discounted ferry tickets through Star Line that are valid in Mackinaw City or St. Ignace. Add some adventure by taking the scenic route and arriving in time for Mackinac Bridge departure.

Breakfast at 1852 Grill Room

Breakfast at the 1852 Grill Room

Start your day on the right foot with a delicious, hot breakfast at the 1852 Grill Room. Enjoy beautiful views of the island from the outdoor patio seating or a window seat in the dining room.

Dinner at the 1852 Grill Room

1852 Grill Room delivers a remarkable Mackinac Island dining experience with a casual yet sophisticated atmosphere. Enjoy an enchanting evening with harbor views from the elegant dining room or waterfront terrace patio.

Romance Package

Bubbles + Berries

Add a thoughtful touch to a romantic Mackinac Island getaway. The romance tray features chilled sparkling wine, souvenir flutes, and Ryba’s hand-dipped chocolate covered strawberries.

Snack Tray

Sweet + Savory Nibbles

Indulge in the delightful Snack Tray experience, featuring chilled sparkling wine, a pair of souvenir flutes and chef’s choice of select nibbles. Whether you’re unwinding on the porch or settling in for the evening with a treat, this sweet and savory selection is perfect.


Celebration Cake

Let the joy of your special occasion be even sweeter with a six-inch vanilla cake.

Mackinac Island Fudge

Decadent Delight

Savor the flavors of Mackinac with a delectable assortment from our family fudge shop. Enjoy two generous half-pound slices of the creamiest fudge, complemented by caramel corn, peanut brittle, and saltwater taffy – delivered to you in our signature pink tote.

Mackinac Island Fudge

Discover the authentic taste of Mackinac Island with our family’s creamy and delicious chocolate fudge. A slice awaits you upon arrival, ensuring a delightful start to your memorable journey.

Picnic Lunch

Make your stay on Mackinac Island memorable with a picnic lunch in the park or along a bike ride.

Ryba's Mackinac Island Fudge Experience

Mackinac Island Fudge Making Experience

Immerse yourself in the sweet world of Mackinac Island Fudge with an exclusive hands-on experience. Discover the artistry and science behind crafting this iconic treat as you pour, mix, flip, and shape your own chocolate fudge loaf alongside our expert fudge makers. Perfect for fudge enthusiasts and those seeking a unique activity, our private 30-minute session for up to four people promises not only fun and nostalgia but also mouthwatering memories to savor. Each participant will receive three delectable fudge slices and a souvenir “Ryba’s Fudgie” bag filled with sweet swag.

Fudge Making Experience

Carriage Tour Ride Enhancement

Mackinac Island Carriage Tour

Create lasting memories as you immerse yourself in the rich history and scenic wonders of Mackinac Island aboard a horse-drawn carriage tour.