Celebrate The Lilac Festival

Did you appreciate history when you were younger?  Loving and exploring all things Mackinac has made me a history buff and as we know, Mackinac Island is rich with history. Did you know that the Lilac Festival originated in 1949 and is proudly celebrating its 66th year? People in America started planting lilacs during the…

What a Suite Opening Day 2015

In 1991, we celebrated the opening of the Lilac Tree Hotel & Suites. This past Mother’s Day weekend, we proudlycelebrated our 24th Opening Weekend with beautiful weather, and thanks to our guests, our 39 rooms were sold-out which made it the best opening weekend ever! Our dedicated team worked non-stop, even on opening day to…

Mackinac Island Winter Festival

It’s the time of year where many cities and towns are celebrating the joys of Winter. It’s a great way to get outside, enjoy winter activities with your family, plus see neighbors and friends who’ve been hibernating since the Holidays.   History has always been a part of Mackinac. In 1976, the very first winter…

NOT QUITE FROZEN

Many times in life, we take simple things for granted and don’t give them much thought. Did you ever stop to think how you get your house supplies, groceries and your mail? The answer is simple. You get in your car, drive to stores, pick up what you need, and postal carriers deliver your mail…

MACKINAC FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Our dedicated team at The Lilac Tree Suites & Spa has decorated the hotel inside and out in true Christmas spirit with festive evergreens, ribbons, bows, lights, ornaments and stockings, hung by the fireplace with care, with hopes that St. Nicholas soon will be there. We’re excited and getting ready for our grand re-opening on…