60 days in Michigan Itinerary

60 days in Michigan Itinerary

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60 days in Michigan Itinerary

New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  20​h 15​min
Munising
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Marquette
— 4 nights
+3
Fly + bus + foot + bus:  4​h 30​min
Detroit
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Battle Creek
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Saint Joseph
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Grand Rapids
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Ludington
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Midland
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Traverse City
— 7 nights
bus + ferry:  4​h 30​min
Mackinac Island
— 5 nights
+3
ferry + bus + taxi + Fly:  25​h
New Delhi

5
days
Munising

Munising
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Munising: Sable Falls (in Grand Marais), Laughing Whitefish Falls State Park (in Deerton) and Tahquamenon Falls State Park (in Paradise). Spend the 12th (Thu) exploring nature at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock, admire the sheer force of Munising Falls, enjoy the sea views from Sand Point Lighthouse, and take an in-depth tour of Delta County Historical Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Munising visit planning site .

New Delhi, India to Munising is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, car, bus, and taxi. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -10 hour difference. Traveling from New Delhi in April, things will get cooler in Munising: highs are around 9°C and lows about -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Marquette.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Escanaba, Laughing Whitefish Falls State Park, Tahquamenon Falls State Park, Sable Falls
Highlights from your plan
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Tahquamenon Falls State Park ©
Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Laughing Whitefish Falls State Park ©

4
days
Marquette

Marquette
Marquette is a city in the U.S. Marquette is known for nature, museums, outdoors, nightlife, and breweries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: immerse yourself in nature at Presque Isle Park, take in the awesome beauty at Sugarloaf Mountain, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lakenenland Sculpture Park, and take a stroll through Downtown Marquette.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Marquette trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Munising to Marquette takes 1.5 hours. In April in Marquette, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and -1°C at night. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Marquette

Parks Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Presque Isle Park
Presque Isle Park
Marquette Mountain
Marquette Mountain
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain

7
days
Detroit

Detroit
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Detroit: Cranbrook House and Gardens (in Bloomfield Hills), Kellogg Park (in Plymouth) and Ann Arbor (Matthaei Botanical Gardens, Crazy Wisdom Bookstore & Tea Room, & more). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts, explore and take pictures at Comerica Park, see the interesting displays at The Henry Ford, and buy something for everyone on your list at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Detroit trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Marquette to Detroit in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Marquette in April: high temperatures in Detroit hover around 16°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Battle Creek.

Things to do in Detroit

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Ann Arbor, Dearborn, Polish Art Center, Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, Heritage Park
Highlights from your plan
Detroit Zoo
Detroit Zoo
Detroit Institute of Arts
Detroit Institute of Arts
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford

5
days
Battle Creek

Battle Creek
Battle Creek is a city in the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to Markin Glen County Park (in Kalamazoo), Lansing (Woldumar Nature Center, River Trail, & more) and Michigan State University (in East Lansing). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Gilmore Car Museum, contemplate the long history of Honolulu House Museum, meet the residents at Binder Park Zoo, and try to win big at FIREKEEPERS CASINO.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Battle Creek holiday maker website .

Getting from Detroit to Battle Creek by car takes about 2 hours. April in Battle Creek sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Saint Joseph.

Things to do in Battle Creek

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Lansing, Marshall, Gilmore Car Museum, Markin Glen County Park, Air Zoo Aerospace & Science Museum
Highlights from your plan
River Trail
River Trail
Michigan State University
Michigan State University
Gilmore Car Museum ©
Gilmore Car Museum

6
days
Saint Joseph

Saint Joseph
St. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint Joseph: New Buffalo (Four Winds Casino & New Buffalo Public Beach), South Haven (Michigan Maritime Museum & South Haven Lighthouses) and St. Julian Winery (in Paw Paw). The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Grand Mere State Park, do a tasting at 12 Corners Vineyards, head outdoors with Harbor Shores, and have some family-friendly fun at Captain Mike's Fun Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Saint Joseph trip planner .

You can drive from Battle Creek to Saint Joseph in 1.5 hours. In May in Saint Joseph, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Grand Rapids.

Things to do in Saint Joseph

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

South Haven, New Buffalo, Benton Harbor, Bridgman, Grand Mere State Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Mere State Park
Grand Mere State Park
Silver Beach Carousel ©
Silver Beach Carousel
Silver Beach County Park ©
Silver Beach County Park

6
days
Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids ©
The second largest city in Michigan and a hub of furniture manufacturing, Grand Rapids bears the nickname "Furniture City." However, the destination's original name came from the rapids of the Grand River that once ran through the downtown area.
Get out of town with these interesting Grand Rapids side-trips: Saugatuck (Oval Beach & Good Goods), Holland (Windmill Island Gardens, Holland State Park Beach, & more) and Grand Haven Lighthouse and Pier (in Grand Haven). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Frederik Meijer Gardens, examine the collection at Gerald R. Ford Museum, explore and take pictures at Fifth Third Ballpark, and admire the landmark architecture of Meyer May House.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Grand Rapids driving holiday planner.

Getting from Saint Joseph to Grand Rapids by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May in Grand Rapids, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ludington.

Things to do in Grand Rapids

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Holland, Saugatuck, Grand Haven Lighthouse and Pier, Fifth Third Ballpark, Hackley & Hume Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Frederik Meijer Gardens ©
Frederik Meijer Gardens
Holland State Park Beach ©
Holland State Park Beach
Windmill Island Gardens
Windmill Island Gardens

6
days
Ludington

Ludington ©
Ludington is a city in the state of Michigan. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ludington: New Era (Rainbow Ranch & Lewis Farm Market & Petting Farm), Little Sable Point Lighthouse (in Mears) and Manistee (Orchard Beach State Park, First Street Beach, & more). There's much more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Ludington State Park, kick back and relax at Silver Lake State Park, indulge your taste buds at The Jam Farm, and explore the engaging exhibits at Sandcastles Children's Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ludington online road trip planner .

You can drive from Grand Rapids to Ludington in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Grand Rapids in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Ludington: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Midland.

Things to do in Ludington

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Manistee, New Era, Charles Mears State Park, Silver Lake State Park, Little Sable Point Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Silver Lake State Park ©
Silver Lake State Park
Stearns Park
Stearns Park
Ludington Waterfront Park ©
Ludington Waterfront Park

6
days
Midland

Midland
Midland is a city in the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Midland: Frankenmuth (Frankenmuth River Place Shops, Frankenmuth Historical Museum, & more), Iargo Springs (in Oscoda) and Tawas Point State Park (in East Tawas). There's much more to do: admire all the interesting features of Dow Diamond, admire the natural beauty at Dow Gardens, steep yourself in history at Thumb Octagon Barn, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rifle River Recreation Area.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Midland road trip website .

Drive from Ludington to Midland in 2.5 hours. In May in Midland, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Traverse City.

Things to do in Midland

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Frankenmuth, Tawas Point State Park, Sanilac Petroglyphs, Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort, Iargo Springs
Highlights from your plan
Rifle River Recreation Area
Rifle River Recreation Area
Dow Diamond
Dow Diamond
The Tridge ©
The Tridge

6
days
Traverse City

Traverse City
Traverse City might be well known for its huge cherry industry, but its position along Grand Traverse Bay in Lake Michigan endows it with fine scenery and a wealth of outdoor attractions.
Venture out of the city with trips to Grass River Natural Area (in Bellaire), Empire (Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive & Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore) and Young State Park (in Boyne City). There's still lots to do: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, learn about winemaking at Chateau Chantal Winery and Inn, contemplate the long history of The Village at Grand Traverse Commons, and play a few rounds at LochenHeath Golf Club.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Traverse City tour itinerary planning site .

Drive from Midland to Traverse City in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Traverse City

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Empire, Young State Park, Fisherman's Island State Park, LochenHeath Golf Club, Willow Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Grass River Natural Area
Grass River Natural Area
Beer Tastings & Tours
Fisherman's Island State Park ©
Fisherman's Island State Park

5
days
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Mackinac Island is known for nature, museums, wildlife, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, contemplate the long history of Fort Holmes, identify plant and animal life at Wings of Mackinac Butterfly Conservatory, and immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Mackinac Island travel planner.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Traverse City to Mackinac Island in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and ferry. While traveling from Traverse City, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mackinac Island, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 13°C. On the 8th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Arch Rock
Arch Rock
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac
Mackinac Revealed
Mackinac Revealed

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