11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Drive:  1​h
1
Dundee
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
ferry:  15​min
3
Saint Ignace
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Munising
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Minneapolis
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Minot
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
7
Rapid City
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h
8
Hugo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Detroit

1
day
Dundee

Dundee ©
Dundee is a village in Monroe County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): browse the fresh offerings at Ciolinos, then get to know the resident critters at Indian Creek Zoo, then relax in the rural setting at Bennett's Orchard, and finally look for gifts at Cabela's.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Dundee trip planner .

Detroit to Dundee is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In August, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Dundee

Shopping Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Ciolinos, Indian Creek Zoo, Bennett's Orchard
Highlights from your plan
Cabela's ©
Cabela's
Indian Creek Zoo ©
Indian Creek Zoo
Bennett's Orchard ©
Bennett's Orchard

1
night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park, explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, then explore the galleries of Fort Mackinac, and finally contemplate the long history of Biddle House.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Mackinac Island sightseeing planner .

Explore your travel options from Dundee to Mackinac Island with the Route module. Traveling from Dundee in August, you will find days in Mackinac Island are a bit cooler (72°F), and nights are about the same (59°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Nature Parks Museums
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Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac

1
night
Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): get a taste of life in the country at Deer Ranch, stroll around Bridge View Park, then take in the views from Mackinac Bridge, and finally take some stellar pictures from Castle Rock.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Saint Ignace trip planning website .

Saint Ignace is very close to Mackinac Island. August in Saint Ignace sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 59°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Munising.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bridge View Park ©
Bridge View Park
Castle Rock ©
Castle Rock
Deer Ranch ©
Deer Ranch

1
night
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. On the 18th (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Munising Falls and then stroll around Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.

Find out how to plan Munising trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Saint Ignace to Munising in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in August, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Munising

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Munising Falls ©
Munising Falls

2
nights
Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Paul, then get to know the resident critters at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, and then find something for the whole family at Nickelodeon Universe. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Minnehaha Park, then enjoy some diversion at Target Field, then admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art, and finally get your game on at FlyOver America.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Minneapolis driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Munising to Minneapolis in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, bus, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Munising to Minneapolis. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Munising in August, with highs in Minneapolis at 81°F and lows at 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Minot.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Fun & Games Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Saint Paul, Bloomington
Highlights from your plan
Como Park Zoo & Conservatory ©
Como Park Zoo & Conservatory
Nickelodeon Universe ©
Nickelodeon Universe
FlyOver America ©
FlyOver America

1
night
Minot

Minot ©
Minot is a city in and the county seat of Ward County, North Dakota, United States, in the state's north-central region. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): stroll around Scandinavian Heritage Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Roosevelt Park Zoo, and then see the interesting displays at Dakota Territory Air Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Minot vacation site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Minneapolis to Minot. Traveling from Minneapolis in August, expect little chillier with lows of 57°F in Minot. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Minot

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Scandinavian Heritage Park ©
Scandinavian Heritage Park
Roosevelt Park Zoo ©
Roosevelt Park Zoo
Dakota Territory Air Museum ©
Dakota Territory Air Museum

2
nights
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Reptile Gardens, admire the landmark architecture of Chapel in the Hills, and then explore and take pictures at Wildlife Loop Road. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Rushmore Tramway Adventures, explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and then stop by Christmas Village Store.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rapid City trip planner .

Traveling by car from Minot to Rapid City takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Minot to Rapid City. August in Rapid City sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 60°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Hugo.

Things to do in Rapid City

Theme Parks Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Keystone, Wildlife Loop Road
Highlights from your plan
Reptile Gardens ©
Reptile Gardens
Rushmore Tramway Adventures ©
Rushmore Tramway Adventures
Wildlife Loop Road ©
Wildlife Loop Road

1
night
Hugo

Hugo ©
Hugo is a city and county seat of Choctaw County, Oklahoma, United States. On the 24th (Sat), get a taste of life in the country at Rebel Hill Guest Ranch, then stroll the grounds of Showman's Rest and Bull Rider's Reprieve, and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Endangered Ark Foundation. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Wheelock Academy.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Hugo trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Rapid City to Hugo with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Rapid City to Hugo is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Rapid City in August: high temperatures in Hugo hover around 94°F and lows are around 73°F. On the 25th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hugo

Wildlife Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Wheelock Academy, Rebel Hill Guest Ranch
Highlights from your plan
The Endangered Ark Foundation ©
The Endangered Ark Foundation
Rebel Hill Guest Ranch ©
Rebel Hill Guest Ranch

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