10 days in Michigan Itinerary

10 days in Michigan Itinerary

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10 days in Michigan Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  7​h 45​min
1
Munising
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Petoskey
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Empire
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Ludington
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
End: New York City

3
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Get in touch with nature at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and Sand Point Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Munising: Fayette Historic State Park (in Garden) and Palms Book State Park (in Manistique). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Miners Castle Rock, admire the sheer force of Miners Falls, and go for a walk through Autrain Falls.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Munising day trip planning website .

New York City to Munising is an approximately 8-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New York City in July, with highs in Munising at 74°F and lows at 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Petoskey.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Autrain Falls, 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

2
nights
Petoskey

Petoskey ©
Petoskey is a city and coastal resort community in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Michigan Beach Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Depot Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cross In The Woods National Shrine. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the landscape on two wheels at Little Traverse Wheelway, take in the views from Mackinac Bridge, and then contemplate the long history of Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Petoskey trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Munising to Petoskey by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In July in Petoskey, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Empire.

Things to do in Petoskey

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Empire

Empire ©
Empire is a village in Leelanau County in the U.S. On the 16th (Tue), trek along Empire Bluff Trail, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lake Michigan Beach Park, and then view the masterpieces at Ellie Harold Art Studio & Gallery. On the next day, enjoy the sea views from Point Betsie Lighthouse, then explore and take pictures at Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive, and then get to know the fascinating history of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

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Getting from Petoskey to Empire by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in July, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ludington.

Things to do in Empire

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Frankfort
Highlights from your plan
Point Betsie Lighthouse ©
Point Betsie Lighthouse

2
nights
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 kick back and relax at Fifth Avenue Beach. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Ludington State Park and then kick back and relax at Stearns Park.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ludington trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Empire to Ludington takes 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Ludington can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ludington

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fifth Avenue Beach, Silver Lake State Park Pedestrian Dune Access
Highlights from your plan
Ludington State Park ©
Ludington State Park
Fifth Avenue Beach ©
Fifth Avenue Beach

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