10 days in Mackinac Island, Charlevoix & Traverse City Itinerary

10 days in Mackinac Island, Charlevoix & Traverse City Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Michigan holiday planner

©
Make it your trip
Unknown
1
Mackinac Island
— 3 nights
Unknown
2
Charlevoix
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Traverse City
— 3 nights
Drive

S M T W T F S
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25

Mackinac Island

— 3 nights
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. state of Michigan. You'll explore and learn at Fort Mackinac and The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St Anne's Catholic Church and Round Island Lighthouse. There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park, explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, look for all kinds of wild species at Wings of Mackinac Butterfly Conservatory, and tee off at Wawashkamo Golf Club.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Mackinac Island sightseeing planner.

Detroit to Mackinac Island is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Detroit in July; daily highs in Mackinac Island reach 73°F and lows reach 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Charlevoix.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Charlevoix

— 3 nights
Charlevoix is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse and McGulpin Point Lighthouse & Historic Site. Visit Michigan Beach Park and Depot Beach for some beach relaxation. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Little Traverse Wheelway, browse the fresh offerings at John Cross Fisheries, make a trip to Mushroom House Tours of Charlevoix, and explore the historical opulence of Castle Farms.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Charlevoix vacation builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mackinac Island to Charlevoix. In July, daytime highs in Charlevoix are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Traverse City.

Things to do in Charlevoix

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Traverse City

— 3 nights

Cherry Capital of the World

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.
You'll explore and learn at Dennos Museum Center and Michigan Artists Gallery. Get in touch with nature at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Front Street, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and see the interesting displays at Music House Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Traverse City online holiday planner.

Getting from Charlevoix to Traverse City by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Traverse City are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Traverse City

Nature · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips