Imagine a place in Michigan where history echoes through every corridor, where the charm of yesteryears mingles with modern luxury. Now, imagine that place being recognized as one of the "10 Best Historic Hotels in America".

USA Today’s 10 Best Historic Hotels in the U.S. list was just announced and making the list is a hotel located in one of the most historic places in America, Mackinac Island.  Interestingly enough, it's the hotel you may be thinking of.

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The Island House Hotel, which is considered one of the most historic in Michigan, made the list landing in the tenth spot of those historic places to stay. Opened in 1852 as a beach house, the charming hotel sits right on Main Street putting guests close to all the action of downtown.

"Located on the south shore of a small island in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, this charming family-run hotel dates back to the Fillmore administration. Since then, the Island House Hotel has seen many updates and now welcomes guests with cozy rooms and modern amenities. However, the fact that it's on Mackinac Island, which doesn't allow cars, will help transport you back to a simpler time", USA Today wrote.

In being named one of the "Top 10 Best Historic Hotels in America", the Island House Hotel has not only secured its place in history but also earned some welcomed notoriety around the country and the world.

"We are absolutely thrilled and deeply honored to stand alongside such remarkable and distinguished hotels. This recognition is a testament to the rich history and exceptional experiences that these hotels offer to their guests. Here’s to the spirit of hospitality, timeless elegance, and the joy of making lasting memories", the hotel posted on its Facebook page.

Each of the 10 legendary accommodations was chosen after being nominated for the title of Best Historic Hotel by a panel of hotel experts and then voted as the best by USA Today readers.

You can view the complete list here. 

Time to Relax! $15M Charlevoix Lakeside Retreat Is All About Having A Good Time

The stunning compound was definitely designed for those who love everything about "getting away from it all" entails with some serious style. In fact, the estate was previously owned by the operators of Sears and Roebuck from 1912-2012. Currently listed for $15,000,000, making it one of the pricier places for sale in Michigan the home is over 4350 Square feet in the main house with 5 Bedrooms and 6 bathrooms, so there's plenty of room for guests. There is an additional 6000 square feet of space in the custom Storage building with a 6-car garage and an unbelievable entertainment area.
From a private beach pavilion to the two-lane bowling alley and hiking trails, you'll never run out of things to do.

Inside the $5.9M Cedar-Clad 'Boardwalk Cottage' For Sale on Mackinac Island

This is everything you thought and more. If you have strolled the whimsical streets of Mackinac Island not far from downtown you have surely seen the "Boardwalk Cottage". The unique cedar-clad home is a standout for its design and beauty, and it's no wonder considering who owns the home. The home was built in the 1980s by the McIntire family, the previous owners of The Hotel Iroquois on the island for over 65 years. Much like the hotel that they brought to a legendary stage, the 4200 square foot home is considered one the island's finest.

Inside the home, you will find three bedrooms, each with its own sitting area, walk-in closet, and private bath, each overlooking the Straits of Mackinac. The first-floor master suite will have you waking up with spectacular views of Lake Huron. The outside offers amazing space for entertaining and just taking in all the beauty the home is surrounded by.

Take a look inside.

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