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Walking the Mackinac Bridge 2017
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Relive The Experience of Walking the ‘Mighty’ Mackinac Bridge on Labor Day

Labor Day is the only day out of the year that you can walk across the Mackinac Bridge -- which spans 5-miles from Mackinaw City to St. Ignace. This year was the 60th Annual Mackinac Bridge Walk and I was able to do it with my 74-year-old Mother!

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The Labor Day Mackinac Bridge Closure Just Got Worse – I-75 Could Close 60 Miles South of the Bridge

The travel headache in Northern Michigan that's likely to happen due to the closure of the Mackinac Bridge on Labor Day is getting worse.

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You Will Not Believe How Long The Wait Was to Cross the Straits of Mackinac Before the Bridge [PHOTO + VIDEOS]

Traveling between Michigan's Upper and Lower Peninsulas is something we take for granted today thanks to the Mackinac Bridge. You likely can't imagine the wait that drivers were once forced to endure to travel between Mackinaw City and St. Ignace.

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Facebook/Michigan Department of Transportation
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Michigan Honors Fallen Soldiers by Flying Massive American Flag from Mackinac Bridge on Memorial Day

The Mackinac Bridge walk has become a Labor Day tradition and I'm hoping this becomes a Memorial Day ritual: the Mackinac Bridge Authority hoisted a 30 x 60 American flag to honor fallen soldiers on Memorial Day...

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Mackinac Bridge Will Close to Vehicle Traffic on Labor Day

The Labor Day Bridge Walk has been a tradition in Michigan for 60 years. 30,000 - 60,000 people cross the Mackinac Bridge and prepare for the end of summer.

On Tuesday, the Mackinac Bridge Authority announced that for the first time the Mackinac Bridge will be closed to vehicle traffic during the Labor Day Bridge Walk. The closing is due to security concerns.

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Michigan Answer Appears on Jeopardy! (& G.R. Makes an Appearance on My Mobile Game)

It's always exciting when your town is highlighted in some type of way and Michigan made an appearance on Jeopardy! last week.

The episode aired on Wednesday, May 3rd says MLive...

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TAPP Channel via YouTube
TAPP Channel via YouTube
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Check Out This Awesome Aerial View Of Mackinac Island [Video]

Mackinac Island is one of the premier tourist destinations in Michigan, but you've never seen it like this!  The TAPP Channel on YouTube took to the sky with their drone and gave us an awesome perspective of the island...

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Surprise, the Mackinac Bridge is Not the Largest Bridge in Michigan – This is

The Mackinac Bridge that connects Michigan's Upper and Lower Peninsulas is the state's most iconic bridge and without question the longest, but it's not the largest.

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Walk the Mackinac Bridge on Labor Day

If you are looking for something to do on Monday (Labor Day) morning, September 5th, 2016, why not do something special. How about an activity that you can do only one day a year...Walk the Mackinac Bridge! And, the walk itself is actually FREE!

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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Mackinac Bridge Sunset Ferry Ride [Video]

They say getting there is half the fun, but they're usually wrong.

One exception to this rule is a trip to Mackinac Island. The ferry ride to or from Mackinac Island is always a scenic one. It is especially memorable when timed with a perfect sunset behind the Mackinac Bridge.

See for yourself.

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Watch This Huge Winter Storm Roll in Across the Straits of Mackinac [Video]

Jason St. Onge, who runs the Mackinac Island News & Views page on Facebook, managed to get some video of the storm rolling in across the Straits of Mackinac this morning as he drove across the Mackinac Bridge.

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These Incredible Photos Show Blue Ice Piling Up near the Mackinac Bridge

Spectacular photos are almost guaranteed for any traveler who ventures to Northern Michigan in winter. But the photos taken recently of blue ice along the shores of the Straits of Mackinac near the Mackinac Bridge are truly incredible.

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