10 days in Michigan Itinerary

10 days in Michigan Itinerary

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Munising
— 3 nights
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Petoskey
— 2 nights
3
Empire
— 2 nights
4
Ludington
— 2 nights

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Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Get outdoors at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and Sand Point Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Munising side-trips: Fayette Historic State Park (in Garden) and Palms Book State Park (in Manistique). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Miners Castle Rock and admire the sheer force of Miners Falls.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Munising trip planner.

New York City to Munising is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in July: high temperatures in Munising hover around 74°F and lows are around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Petoskey.

Things to do in Munising

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Fayette Historic State Park, Palms Book State Park
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Palms Book State Park
Palms Book State Park
Fayette Historic State Park ©
Fayette Historic State Park

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Petoskey

Petoskey ©
Petoskey is a city and coastal resort community in the U.S. On the 14th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Michigan Beach Park, then kick back and relax at Depot Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cross In The Woods National Shrine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the landscape on two wheels at Little Traverse Wheelway, take in the views from Mackinac Bridge, and then steep yourself in history at Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Petoskey trip planner.

You can drive from Munising to Petoskey in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in July, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Empire.

Things to do in Petoskey

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Charlevoix, Mackinac Bridge, Cross In The Woods National Shrine, Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park
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Little Traverse Wheelway ©
Little Traverse Wheelway
Cross In The Woods National Shrine ©
Cross In The Woods National Shrine
Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park ©
Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park

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Empire

Empire ©
Empire is a village in Leelanau County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): hike along Empire Bluff Trail, then kick back and relax at Lake Michigan Beach Park, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Ellie Harold Art Studio & Gallery. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sea views from Point Betsie Lighthouse, then admire all the interesting features of Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Empire trip app.

You can drive from Petoskey to Empire in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Ludington.

Things to do in Empire

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Frankfort
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Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore ©
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
Point Betsie Lighthouse ©
Point Betsie Lighthouse

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Ludington

Ludington ©
Ludington is a city in the state of Michigan. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Silver Lake State Park Pedestrian Dune Access and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fifth Avenue Beach. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: immerse yourself in nature at Ludington State Park and then kick back and relax at Stearns Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ludington travel planning tool.

Drive from Empire to Ludington in 2 hours. In July in Ludington, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ludington

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Silver Lake State Park Pedestrian Dune Access, Fifth Avenue Beach
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Silver Lake State Park Pedestrian Dune Access ©
Ludington State Park ©
Ludington State Park
Fifth Avenue Beach ©
Fifth Avenue Beach

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