10 days in Michigan Itinerary

10 days in Michigan Itinerary

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10 days in Michigan Itinerary

Start: Honolulu, Oahu
Fly + Drive:  17​h
1
Ontonagon
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Munising
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Petoskey
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Traverse City
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Honolulu, Oahu

2
nights
Ontonagon

Ontonagon ©
Ontonagon is a village in the U.S. Take a break from Ontonagon with a short trip to Mineral Museum of Michigan in Houghton, about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bond Falls, go deep underground at Adventure Mining Company, get to know the fascinating history of Main Overlook, and delve into the lush surroundings at Porcupine Mountains State Park.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ontonagon vacation planner.

Honolulu to Ontonagon is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Honolulu to Ontonagon is 5 hours. Traveling from Honolulu in August, you will find days in Ontonagon are little chillier (73°F), and nights are cooler (55°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Munising.

Things to do in Ontonagon

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trips

Mineral Museum of Michigan, Adventure Mining Company
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Bond Falls ©
Bond Falls
Lake of the Clouds ©
Lake of the Clouds
Adventure Mining Company ©
Adventure Mining Company

2
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Miners Falls and then explore the striking landscape of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring), then look for gifts at Open Wings Pottery & Gallery, then explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock, and finally try for a hole-in-one at Miners Falls Mini Golf.

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Traveling by car from Ontonagon to Munising takes 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Munising can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Petoskey.

Things to do in Munising

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring)
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring) ©
Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring)
Miners Falls ©
Miners Falls

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nights
Petoskey

Petoskey ©
Petoskey is a city and coastal resort community in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): snap pictures at Mackinac Bridge, then grab your bike and head to Little Traverse Wheelway, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Depot Beach. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Michigan Beach Park, then head outdoors with Arts & Adventure at BrassWind Landing, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cross In The Woods National Shrine.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Petoskey tour itinerary site .

You can drive from Munising to Petoskey in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In August in Petoskey, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Traverse City.

Things to do in Petoskey

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Indian River, Charlevoix, Mackinac Bridge
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Little Traverse Wheelway ©
Little Traverse Wheelway
Mackinac Bridge ©
Mackinac Bridge
Cross In The Woods National Shrine ©

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nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive and then trek along Empire Bluff Trail.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Traverse City trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Petoskey to Traverse City takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Traverse City sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Traverse City

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Empire
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Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore ©
Beer Tastings & Tours

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