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Biking on Mackinac

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M-185 is the only interstate in the ENTIRE country to ban automobiles. When cars were first invented, they came to the island. But in 1898, they were banded to protect the way of life on Mackinac Island.  Bikes play such an incredibly important role on Mackinac Island, as the main way of transportation for most people. Have you adventured much on Mackinac? M-185 is an iconic spot to bike when visiting the island, but next time you’re here for more than a day, we recommend trying some of the trails that are a little off the beaten path! Here are...

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Mackinac Island Favorites

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Everyone always asks about what our “Favorites” are on Mackinac Island! Today we’re sharing some of the top questions we’re asked and our answers! Favorite Picnic Spot: A classic picnic is the perfect outing for a family, or a group of friends visiting the Island. Some of the best spots include: Marquette Park, located right next door to Douds Market or Windermere Point. We have all the essentials to make your picnic the perfect activity! Bike Trail: Mackinac is filled with beautiful bike trails. A favorite is Leslie Avenue, that begins near Arch Rock. It winds through the east side...

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Horses & Bikes on Mackinac

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Horses and bikes are an essential piece of Mackinac Island’s history and current way of life! Have you ever stopped to think about how groceries get from the supplier to Doud’s Market?  When getting groceries to Mackinac Island, a truck is loaded with supplies. The truck drives to the Arnold Freight Ferry Dock  in Saint Ignace to await a ferry ride across the Straits of Mackinac. After the ferry ride, the truck is unloaded on the docks onto a horse drawn drey. The drey then transports the groceries to Doud’s Market. The horse usually pulls on the side street, where...

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Picnic Spots on Mackinac Island

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  When visiting Mackinac Island, there are so many different options of things to do, places to visit and restaurants to eat at! If you’ve been more than once, you usually have a list of your favorite places to visit and stop by.  If you’re a local, work on the island for the season, or have visited enough times, then you know what we’re going to say is a local favorite: a picnic lunch from Doud’s Market. Doud’s Market has a full service deli at the back of the store. The meat at the deli is sliced daily and then...

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Safety Policies

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LEARN ABOUT THE MEASURES WE ARE TAKING AGAINST COVID-19 What is Doud’s Market doing to keep areas sanitized and clean?  In addition to our regular cleaning procedures, we have increased the frequency of sanitizing all areas. We are cleaning commonly used high-traffic areas more often, including cashier stations, credit card terminals, conveyor belts, and food service counters. We are also sanitizing and restocking our restrooms more frequently, and ensuring disinfectant wipes are available at the front of the store to clean carts. Is fresh produce safe to eat?  COVID-19 is not believed to be foodborne, but Doud’s Market recommends practicing...

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