10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Louisville
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Green Bay
— 1 night
+3
Fly + taxi + bus + ferry:  6​h 30​min
2
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
ferry + bus:  4​h 15​min
3
Traverse City
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Holland
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
End: Louisville

1
night
Green Bay

Green Bay ©
Home of the Green Bay Packers, the city of Green Bay centers around sports and is home to hundreds of notable football icons, including Brett Favre and Curly Lambeau.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): examine the collection at National Railroad Museum and then look for all kinds of wild species at De Pere Riverwalk And Wildlife Viewing Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame, then admire all the interesting features of Lambeau Field, then identify plant and animal life at Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Green Bay trip planner .

Louisville to Green Bay is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Louisville to Green Bay is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Louisville in May, expect Green Bay to be little chillier, temps between 68°F and 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Green Bay

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

De Pere Riverwalk And Wildlife Viewing Area, Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary
Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame ©
Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame
Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve ©
Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve

1
night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Church, look for all kinds of wild species at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World, take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, then learn about all things military at Fort Mackinac, and finally admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trot along with a tour on horseback, play a few rounds at Jewel Golf Course, then steep yourself in history at Fort Holmes, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wings of Mackinac Butterfly Conservatory, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church.

To find out how to plan a trip to Mackinac Island, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Green Bay to Mackinac Island in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Green Bay to Mackinac Island is 1 hour. Traveling from Green Bay in May, expect Mackinac Island to be slightly colder, temps between 58°F and 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Holland.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Clinch Park, then shop like a local with Higher Art Gallery, then take a stroll through Front Street, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Music House Museum, explore the world behind art at Dennos Museum Center, examine the collection at Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Eyaawing Museum & Cultural Center, then make a trip to Old Mission Lighthouse, and finally stop by Twisted Fish Gallery.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Traverse City day trip tool .

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Mackinac Island to Traverse City in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Mackinac Island in May, expect nights in Traverse City to be about the same, around 43°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Holland.

Things to do in Traverse City

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Music House Museum, Eyaawing Museum & Cultural Center, Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum, Twisted Fish Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Mission Point Lighthouse ©
Mission Point Lighthouse
Music House Museum ©
Music House Museum

3
nights
Holland

Holland ©
Holland is a city in the western region of the Lower Peninsula of the U.S. Take a break from the city and head to Holland State Park Beach and Oval Beach. Get some historical perspective at Basilica of the Sacred Heart and Grand Haven Lighthouse and Pier. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Holland: South Haven Lighthouses (in South Haven), Rosy Mound Natural Area (in Grand Haven) and Dutch Creek Farm Animal Park (in Shipshewana). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Gilmore Car Museum, admire all the interesting features of S. Kamphuis Blueberries, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Silver Beach County Park.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Holland day trip app .

Traveling by car from Traverse City to Holland takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Traverse City in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Holland, with lows around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Holland

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Grand Haven, South Haven Lighthouses, Oval Beach, Hemlock Crossing, Basilica of the Sacred Heart
Highlights from your plan
Holland State Park Beach ©
Holland State Park Beach
Gilmore Car Museum ©
Gilmore Car Museum
Basilica of the Sacred Heart ©
Basilica of the Sacred Heart

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