10 days in Mackinaw City, Mackinac Island & Holland Itinerary

10 days in Mackinaw City, Mackinac Island & Holland Itinerary

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Drive
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Mackinaw City
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Mackinac Island
— 1 day
Ferry to Mackinaw, Fly to Holland
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Holland
— 5 nights
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Mackinaw City — 3 nights

Mackinaw City is a village in Emmet and Cheboygan counties in the U.S. state of Michigan. Your day by day itinerary now includes Colonial Michilimackinac, Fort Mackinac and Mackinac Island Carriage Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mackinaw City: Paradise (Tahquamenon Falls State Park & Tahquamenon Falls). The adventure continues: enjoy the sea views from Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse, contemplate the long history of Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park, admire the majestic nature at Straits State Park, and examine the collection at Great Lake Light House Keepers.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Mackinaw City tour website.

Martinsville to Mackinaw City is an approximately 8-hour car ride. You can also drive. In July, Mackinaw City is slightly colder than Martinsville - with highs of 73°F and lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Mackinac Island.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Museums
Side Trips

Mackinac Island — 1 day

Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. state of Michigan. On the 26th (Mon), immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Mackinac Island trip itinerary website.

Ride a ferry from Mackinaw City to Mackinac Island in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Holland.
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Parks · Nature

Holland — 5 nights

Holland is a city in the western region of the Lower Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan. Get out of town with these interesting Holland side-trips: Fetch Brewing Company (in Whitehall), Geoscape Rock Shop (in Paw Paw) and Ludington (Stearns Park & Ludington State Park). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Holland State Park Beach, explore the striking landscape at Mount Pisgah, find something for the whole family at Michigan's Adventure, and kick back and relax at Silver Beach County Park.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Holland day trip planner.

Getting from Mackinac Island to Holland by combination of ferry and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Traveling from Mackinac Island in July, expect nights in Holland to be about the same, around 61°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.
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Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Beaches
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