11 days in Michigan Itinerary

11 days in Michigan Itinerary

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Mackinac Island
— 3 nights
2
Grayling
— 2 nights
3
Traverse City
— 2 nights
4
Hart
— 2 nights
5
Saint Joseph
— 1 night

3
nights
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. You've now added St Anne's Catholic Church to your itinerary. Bring the kids along to Arch Rock and Kayaking & Canoeing. Explore Mackinac Island's surroundings by going to Mason Tract Pathway (in Grayling) and Mackinac Bridge (in Saint Ignace). There's much more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park, contemplate the long history of Biddle House, and make a trip to Fort Holmes.

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Detroit to Mackinac Island is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, Mackinac Island is little chillier than Detroit - with highs of 73°F and lows of 58°F. You will leave for Grayling on the 9th (Tue).

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Grayling, Mackinac Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Mackinac Bridge ©
Mackinac Bridge
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
Grayling

Grayling ©
Grayling is a city in the U.S. On the 9th (Tue), admire the majestic nature at Hartwick Pines State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: visit a coastal fixture at Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse and then stroll around Colonial Michilimackinac.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Grayling online holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Mackinac Island to Grayling with the Route module. When traveling from Mackinac Island in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Grayling, with highs around 79°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Traverse City.

Things to do in Grayling

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Mackinaw City, Castle Rock
Highlights from your plan
Hartwick Pines State Park ©
Hartwick Pines State Park
Castle Rock ©
Castle Rock
Colonial Michilimackinac ©
Colonial Michilimackinac

2
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 12th (Fri): tee off at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf, sample the fine beverages at Grand Traverse Distillery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Clinch Park. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, browse the different shops at The Village at Grand Traverse Commons, and then wander the streets of Front Street.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Traverse City trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Grayling to Traverse City takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grayling in July, Traverse City is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hart.

Things to do in Traverse City

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
Highlights from your plan
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore ©
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
The Village at Grand Traverse Commons ©
The Village at Grand Traverse Commons
Grand Traverse Distillery ©
Grand Traverse Distillery

2
nights
Hart

Hart ©
Hart is a city in the U.S. On the 14th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Silver Lake State Park Pedestrian Dune Access. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): enjoy the sea views from Little Sable Point Lighthouse, then relax in the rural setting at Country Dairy, and then admire the majestic nature at Ludington State Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Hart tour itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Traverse City to Hart takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in July, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Saint Joseph.

Things to do in Hart

Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Ludington State Park, Country Dairy, Little Sable Point Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Ludington State Park ©
Ludington State Park
Silver Lake State Park Pedestrian Dune Access ©
Little Sable Point Lighthouse ©
Little Sable Point Lighthouse

1
night
Saint Joseph

Saint Joseph ©
St. On the 16th (Tue), stroll around Tiscornia Park, then visit a coastal fixture at St. Joseph Lighthouses, then enjoy the sand and surf at Silver Beach County Park, and finally stroll around Whirlpool Compass Fountain.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Saint Joseph online itinerary planner.

Getting from Hart to Saint Joseph by car takes about 2.5 hours. July in Saint Joseph sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Saint Joseph

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Silver Beach County Park ©
Silver Beach County Park
Whirlpool Compass Fountain ©
Whirlpool Compass Fountain
St. Joseph Lighthouses ©
St. Joseph Lighthouses

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