11 days in Michigan Itinerary

11 days in Michigan Itinerary

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11 days in Michigan Itinerary

Start: Kalamazoo
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Holland
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Ludington
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Traverse City
— 1 night
Bus + Ferry:  4​h 15​min
4
Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
+2
Ferry + Bus + Drive:  6​h 15​min
5
Munising
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Ontonagon
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Kalamazoo

1
day
Holland

Holland ©
Holland is a city in the western region of the Lower Peninsula of the U.S. On the 16th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Oval Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Holland State Park Beach.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Holland trip builder website .

Kalamazoo to Holland is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In June, daily temperatures in Holland can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Ludington.

Things to do in Holland

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Oval Beach
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Oval Beach ©
Oval Beach
Holland State Park Beach ©
Holland State Park Beach

1
night
Ludington

Ludington ©
Ludington is a city in the state of Michigan. On the 17th (Mon), admire the majestic nature at Ludington State Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Ludington trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Holland to Ludington in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Holland in June; daily highs in Ludington reach 73°F and lows reach 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Ludington

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ludington State Park ©
Ludington State Park

1
night
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 18th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Michigan Artists Gallery, do a tasting at Left Foot Charley Winery, then examine the collection at Music House Museum, then do a tasting at Suttons Bay Ciders, and finally learn about winemaking at L. Mawby Vineyards.

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You can drive from Ludington to Traverse City in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in June, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Traverse City

Wineries Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Suttons Bay, Music House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Suttons Bay Ciders ©
Suttons Bay Ciders
Music House Museum ©
Music House Museum
Left Foot Charley Winery ©
Left Foot Charley Winery

2
nights
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Biddle House, then explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, then steep yourself in history at Fort Holmes, and finally admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Trinity Church, look for all kinds of wild species at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World, and then expand your understanding of the military at Fort Mackinac.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Mackinac Island day trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of car, bus, and ferry from Ludington to Mackinac Island takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of car, flight, bus, and ferry. While traveling from Ludington, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Mackinac Island, ranging from highs of 67°F to lows of 51°F. You will leave for Munising on the 20th (Thu).

Things to do in Mackinac Island

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

2
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Laughing Whitefish Falls. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Laughing Whitefish Falls and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Pictured Rocks Interpretive Center, then take in the dramatic scenery at Munising Falls, then admire the sheer force of Miners Falls, and finally explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Munising online trip maker .

You can drive from Mackinaw City to Munising in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. June in Munising sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 49°F at night. On the 26th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Laughing Whitefish Falls ©
Laughing Whitefish Falls
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Miners Falls ©
Miners Falls

3
nights
Ontonagon

Ontonagon ©
Ontonagon is a village in the U.S. Porcupine Mountains State Park has been added to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): take a peaceful walk through Porcupine Mountains State Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Clouds, and then visit a coastal fixture at Ontonagon Lighthouse.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ontonagon online trip maker .

Getting from Munising to Ontonagon by car takes about 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ontonagon

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bond Falls ©
Bond Falls
Lake of the Clouds ©
Lake of the Clouds
Porcupine Mountains State Park ©
Porcupine Mountains State Park

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