The Life of the Straits program is a fun and engaging program designed to help families learn more about the Straits of Mackinac. Our 2020 program was held virtually in six sessions. Watch the videos in order or pick and choose among your favorite subjects!
July 9 - Mackinac Bridge
July 16 - Inland Waterway
July 23 - Lighthouses
July 30 - Les Cheneaux area
Aug. 6 - Michilimackinac
Aug. 13 - Mackinac Island
Published on August 13, 2020
Mackinac Island is the most popular tourist destination in Michigan with more than 1 million visitors each year.
Published on August 6, 2020
In this edition of the Life of the Straits we have been given exclusive access by the Mackinac Historic Parks to film the highlights from one of the state’s most engaging and interesting historical sites: Michilimackinac
Published on July 30, 2020
Have you ever wanted to visit the mystical land of Narnia? Well you’re in luck, because in this edition of Life of the Straits we explore the Les Cheneaux area home to a number of amazing features including an area locals call Narnia.
Published on July 23, 2020
Lighthouses have both fascinated and guided folks from water to safe shores for hundreds of years. In this edition of Life of the Straits, Presque Isle County 4-H Program Coordinator Kaelie Fessler introduces us to the 40 Mile Point Lighthouse.
Published on July 16, 2020
On this edition of Life of the Straits, Cheboygan County 4-H Program Coordinator, Leigh Ann Theunick, takes us on an aquatic adventure through the Inland Waterway!
Published on July 9, 2020
Our first Life of the Straits session dives deep into the history and current status of the Straits most iconic feature: The Mackinac Bridge!