Mackinaw Hotel Management Econo Lodge Bay View

Econo Lodge Bay View is part of the Mackinaw Hotel Management group of hotels and restaurants in Mackinaw City Michigan. We are located right in the heart of Mackinaw City near all of the restaurants, shops, ferry terminals to Mackinac Island and more! We are looking for students who are willing to work hard and have fun this summer. We employ lots of international employees, including J1 students, during the summer months and really enjoy having them on staff and living in the community. You will get to meet lots of new people- locals and internationals- and enjoy a great summer in the Michigan lakes region!

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Why should you work for Econo Lodge Bay View?

      •              Live and work in a small tourist community with other J1 students

              Experience real “Americana”

              Possible to have a second job at a sister property down the street

              Housing provided for $75 per week in newly renovated units with great amenities

              Summer welcome BBQ and two group trips to local attractions

              Information about local events and attractions

              Great community entertainment and activities


Did you know…?


·          Mackinaw City is actually a village and it’s the most popular tourist area in the state of Michigan.

·          Michigan is the 9th most populous of the 50 United States, with the 11th most extensive total area.

·          Michigan is the only state to consist of two peninsulas.

·          Michigan has about 150 lighthouses, the most of any U.S. state.

·          3 ferry companies operate out of Mackinaw City, connecting tourists and commuters to Mackinac Island. Mackinac Island is a popular tourist attraction and romantic summer destination.



For more information check out the below links:

TripAdvisor Mackinaw City

Weather in Mackinaw City, Michigan:

Mackinaw City has warm to hot humid summers when temperatures tend to be around 77°F (25°C). The warmest month of the year is July with an average maximum temperature of 81°F (27°C). For the current weather conditions in Mackinac Island, MI, please visit

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How to Get There

Students are responsible for making complete travel arrangements to the job site. Students may fly into Pellston Regional Airport in Pellston, MI or Detroit Metropolitan Airport.  From Pellston or Detroit, students must then take a shuttle to Mackinaw City. For more details please visit the below links: