Mackinac Island tops Best Summer Travel Destination list

A class field trip outside the Grand Hotel. (Photo by: Jeffrey Greenberg/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)

Planning your summer getaway? Look no further than right here in Michigan.

USA Today named Mackinac Island the Best Summer Travel Destination this year.

Related: Mackinac Island named best island in US by travel magazine

Here's what USA Today had to say about Mackinac Island:

Travel editors and experts worked together to come up with a list of travel destinations that readers then voted on to compile the 10Best list. 

This announcement coincides with the opening of many hotels, restaurants, and shops on the island for the 2023 season.

Full list of top summer travel destinations:

  1. Mackinac Island, Michigan
  2. Mobile, Alabama
  3. Door County, Wisconsin
  4. Mystic, Connecticut
  5. Chicago, Illinois
  6. Hocking Hills, Ohio
  7. Crystal River, Florida
  8. Asheville, North Carolina
  9. Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk, New York
  10. Shenandoah Valley, Virginia