Why is chocolate synonymous with the day of love? Giving loved ones chocolate for Valentine's Day has been a time-honored tradition in the US for over a century. Chocolate enhances your mood, and we've learned, has great health benefits — the darker the chocolate, the better it is for you! At Original Murdick's Fudge we know that people simply love the taste of our rich, chocolate fudge — and love … [Read more...] about A Perfect Pair: Valentine’s Day and Chocolate
OUR ONLINE STORE IS NOW OPEN FOR ORDERS YEAR-ROUND. SURPRISE FRIENDS AND FAMILY — SEND THEM SWEETS TODAY! What a fantastic view! The Straits of Mackinac are a stunning sight even in the wintertime. Mackinac island might be covered with a blanket of snow, but Original Murdick's Fudge is busy — now making fudge year-round! The popular Northern Michigan summer vacation destination becomes … [Read more...] about Even in Chilly Months, Our Fudge Kitchen is Warm
Photography by Bruce LaPine It sure feels like fall here on Mackinac Island. If you were unable to visit us this season, make sure you order some fudge. Be warned, it will make you nostalgic though! Please click the link to our website to order today. … [Read more...] about Fall on Mackinac Island
If you want to give something sweet and different, look no further! You can customize your Original Murdick’s Fudge handcrafted fudge package to include exactly what you need to satisfy all sweet lovers cravings. Call (906) 643-9616 or email us for details on custom, wedding, event, and corporate gift orders. … [Read more...] about The Sweetest Corporate, Wedding & Personal Gifts
Photo by Bruce LaPine Renting bikes is a tourist must do on Mackinac Island. One of the most popular routes is an 8 mile scenic loop around the island which is perfect for all ages that provides beautiful views of the water and sightings of unique geological formations, such as Arch Rock and Devil’s Kitchen. Grab some sweet handcrafted Original Murdick's Fudge and explore! … [Read more...] about Biking Around Mackinac Island
Even on a rainy day, there are so many fun things to do on Mackinac Island including visiting out original clapboard fudge shop and tasting our handcrafted, delicious fudge. With 19 fudge flavors available, you are sure to find a favorite for your sweet tooth. Stop in or order online at your convenience. … [Read more...] about Sweet Fudge on a Stormy Day
We are so thankful for the 12,000 people who voted in MyNorth's 2020 Red Hot Best competition and chose Original Murdick's Fudge as the best overall fudge shop and creating the best fudge flavor, Chocolate Cherry made with Michigan grown cherries! Second runner up was our Michigan Maple Walnut. If you wish to try the winning flavors and are unable to visit Mackinac Island, you can order online. … [Read more...] about Original Murdick’s Fudge #1 Flavor and Fudge Shop
The horses are enjoying a little time in the water at British Landing. … [Read more...] about Bring Your Own Horses to Mackinac Island!
Beginning July 13th, 2020 per Michigan’s executive order No. 2020-147, masks are required in all public indoor spaces, as well as crowded outdoor public spaces where social distancing is impeded. Exceptions to this order include children under the age of 5, those who cannot medically tolerate a mask, and those communicating with the hearing impaired or others who require seeing the mouth in order … [Read more...] about Face Masks Are Required
Don't miss this awesome promotion for National Fudge Day from the original fudge shop on Mackinac Island. Order your handcrafted fudge online and use promo code FudgeDay from June 16th thru June 23rd, 2020 at checkout to receive a FREE slice of Traverse City Cherry Fudge with each five slice box online order. … [Read more...] about Celebrating National Fudge Day with Free Traverse City Cherry Fudge
Photography by Bruce LaPine Carriage Tours have returned to Mackinac Island! For your safety, there is plastic between the rows of seats and the rows only constitute people from the same family or household. We are so excited for your visit! … [Read more...] about Carriage Tours Are Back on Mackinac Island
Photograph by Bruce LaPine The sweet smell of lilacs are beginning to permeate Mackinac Island. An affirmation that the summer season has begun! We hope you come visit us soon! If you can't, you can bring a little of the Island home to you, order Original Murdick's Fudge online. … [Read more...] about Lilacs Are Blooming!
Photographs by Bruce LaPine Carnel and Scott pour their first batch of fudge to start the summer season! Our summer store is open and we are taking online orders for your favorite fudge flavors. … [Read more...] about First Fudge of the Summer Season
We are so excited to announce that Original Murdick's Fudge online summer store is open to ship handcrafted fudge fresh to you, your friends and family. We look so forward to creating all-natural sweet fudge for you. Choose your heavenly fudge choice and we will get started on hand-paddling. … [Read more...] about Our Online Store Is Open!
We hope you all enjoyed a healthy and peaceful Memorial Day. … [Read more...] about Memorial Day on Mackinac Island
It may look a little different this year but the hope of the summer season is here. We look forward to the reopening of the island. We hope you do too! … [Read more...] about Carriage Tours Horses Arriving on the Island
COVID-19 has made an impact worldwide in such a way that we haven't seen for a century. Very few people who are alive today can even remember how this affected their family and community. The 1918 flu pandemic took its toll on Michigan, killing more soldiers in WWI than fighting the enemy, and is still known as one of the deadliest events in human history. The H1N1 influenza virus wreaked havoc … [Read more...] about 100 Years Ago
Near or far, we are always grateful to our customers, employees, friends and family. We hope you can connect with your families in unique ways during this very unusual Easter holiday. Stay healthy and hope to see you on Mackinac Island very soon. … [Read more...] about Happy Easter Weekend
Since 1889, the Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse has marked the point where Lake Michigan and Lake Huron joined. Back in the day, the passage through the Straits of Mackinac was considered treacherous due to not only the predisposition to fog, but because of the bustling channel, navigation of the turn, and the sandbars creating shallower waters. The tower nowadays is a historic marker and picture … [Read more...] about Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse
The Mackinac Bridge opened in 1957 connecting the Lower and Upper Peninsula of the State of Michigan. The bridge is the longest suspension bridge (at 26,372 feet long) between ports in the Western Hemisphere. We love the stunning views and the ease of access for everyone in Michigan to come visit us on Mackinac Island. … [Read more...] about The Mackinac Bridge