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Jack's Livery Stable

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7754 Mahoney Ave, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
+1 906-847-3391
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What fun, horse lovers dream.

Imagine getting to drive your own surry with a black Percheron pulling you. Jack's offers this. If... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Judy P
Titusville, Florida
via mobile
Fun despite a cold drizzly day...

Unfortunately our trip fell on a cold overcast drizzly weekend. We wanted to do something out side... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Munising, Michigan
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“horse and buggy” (30 reviews)
“self drive” (4 reviews)
“slow walk” (3 reviews)
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7754 Mahoney Ave, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
+1 906-847-3391
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Imagine getting to drive your own surry with a black Percheron pulling you. Jack's offers this. If you would rather ride, you can also rent a saddle horse by the hour, too. The buggy horses go on a paved road along the lake and then...More

Thank Judy P
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately our trip fell on a cold overcast drizzly weekend. We wanted to do something out side but we wanted to stay warm and dry as possible. We decided to drive a buggy at Jacks. We had a great time, they gave us blankets for...More

Thank NatalieMalinowski
Reviewed 11 October 2017

My grandson (age 10) and I used Jack's for a one hour ride. I hadn't been on a horse since I was a kid. (and did my legs pay for it. umm, yes) We had a tour guide (Taylor) who did make the trip more...More

Thank N D
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Great experience with Shorty the horse pulling our carriage! No reservation was necessary when we rented.

Thank pizzaman216
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

This is our second trip visiting Jack's livery and we call it out favorite part of the trip. Our 3 year old talks non stop about the experience! They are accommodating, enthusiastic, and ensure a positive experience. A must do!

Thank Meg P
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Only one of the four of us had a little horse experience, but with a little coaching and a great horse, Mabel, we had a fantastic ride. You will enjoy the horse and buggy ride and trust us the horse knows what to do!! A...More

Thank Pat W
Reviewed 23 September 2017

On our final day on Mackinac Island we had hoped to take a guided carriage tour but all of the tours were booked. Instead we just went for a walk down main street and along the lake. While walking along the lake a horse and...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017

It is a great activity to get away and take a leisurely trip around the island. If you are a novice, don't worry the horse knows where they are going anyway. There are only about three turns where you need to direct the horse as...More

Thank Rhodehouse1003
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for the best carriage ride on t island then choose Jack's livery. We booked a private tour. No waiting in long lines, reasonably priced. Caleb our carriage driver was very knowledgeable about the island and took us to all the major...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Mixed emotions. Babe laboured with stumbling a few times. Watching a video taken from the buggy in front of us shows a very uncomfortable Babe. While we enjoyed the ride we ended being very concerned for Babe. We shared our concerns with the employee who...More

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Marilyn H
31 July 2017|
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Response from golfinggirl802 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I missed your question! I hope you had a great time & had a chance to experience Jack's Livery Stable! We took the horse drawn driverless carriage and it was $70 per hour for the 1st hour & then prorated based on your... More
Tammy C
11 January 2015|
Response from ladybugJ13 | Reviewed this property |
Wasn't too concerned about cost since I really wanted to do this. There are two routes you can take and we wanted to take the longer of the two but Queen (our horse) decided that for us, so the shorter route it was LOL! As... More