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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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The best way to see the inside of the island

I have to admit the best way to see the outside of the island is by bicycle, but if you want to see... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Donna W
Fantastic Time & A Great Ride!

One of the highlights of our Mackinac Island trip was the Horse drawn carriage ride! This is a... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Tampa, Florida
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  • Average3%
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“horse and buggy” (30 reviews)
“self drive” (4 reviews)
“hour loop” (3 reviews)
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7754 Mahoney Ave, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

I have to admit the best way to see the outside of the island is by bicycle, but if you want to see the other, more central parts of the island, the best way is to go by carriage. We had our own carriage (that...More

Thank Donna W
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

One of the highlights of our Mackinac Island trip was the Horse drawn carriage ride! This is a family run business that definitely treat you like family! Teddy provided us with detailed instructions of operating our horse & carriage & also offered a selection of...More

Thank golfinggirl802
Reviewed 5 July 2017

After reading the reviews I decided it was a must do. The staff are very helpful not only with explaining how to drive the buggy but helping map out a route that highlights what you want to see on the island. They were so detailed...More

Thank raa1045
Reviewed 3 July 2017

I'm a big boy so riding horses was not going to happen for me. But my wife, daughter and son took a ride and loved it. The horses were well behaved and on "auto pilot" as my daughter put it. It was easy to sing...More

1  Thank David S
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Our family of four rented the drive your own buggy and it was a wonderful experience. The staff walk with you in the beginning to help you learn, and our horse (Mabel) was very well behaved and easy to control. The hardest part was navigating...More

Thank Goddessdani
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We had a good time touring the island in our own carriage. There were six of us in the carriage and Bud was our ride. He was content to plod along and nothing bothered him. He was vocal when passing certain places and would neigh...More

Thank BudNLily
Reviewed 21 June 2017

My sisters and I visited this island for the second time. My sister had one item on her bucket list. Jacks staff helped that dream come to fruition!!! Her face lite up when she was able to have a short sit atop a horse again...More

Thank Nardia
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful opportunity to drive a carriage. Staff is wonderful and very helpful. They have a few routes to choose from. Staff provides brief instructions and you are on your way. Horses know the way but need a little driver instruction as we were...More

1  Thank SharonB231
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Been riding all my life, but never driven. We got "Belle", and she was wonderful. Took a nice slow walk to British point, and back. A bit congested getting back near the Grand, had some small issues with young hooligans on bikes who pulled out...More

Thank Carolyn D
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Well fed, and well groomed horses. tack was clean and in good order. Horses and staff are tops! Loved my drive around the island....I want to go back and work with these folks!!!!!

Thank Susan M
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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