12 days in Michigan Itinerary

12 days in Michigan Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Frankenmuth
— 2 nights
2
Birch Run
— 2 nights
3
Linden
— 1 day
4
Grayling
— 2 nights
5
Traverse City
— 2 nights
6
Mackinac Island
— 2 nights

2
nights
Frankenmuth

Frankenmuth ©
Frankenmuth is a city in Saginaw County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Frankenmuth Lager Mill, thentake an in-depth tour of Frankenmuth Historical Museum, and then stroll around Wilkommen Park.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Frankenmuth online vacation planner.

Orlando to Frankenmuth is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, Frankenmuth is little chillier than Orlando - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Birch Run.

Things to do in Frankenmuth

Museums Shopping Adventure
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Bronner's Christmas Wonderland ©
Bronner's Christmas Wonderland
Frankenmuth River Place Shops ©
Frankenmuth River Place Shops
Michigan Heroes Museum ©
Michigan Heroes Museum

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Birch Run

Birch Run ©
Birch Run is a village in Saginaw County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge, thenrevel in the low prices at Birch Run Premium Outlets, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Stepping Stone Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at Collette's Vintage & Antique Mall, stroll around For-Mar Nature Preserve & Arboretum, thencontemplate the long history of Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wilderness Trails Zoo.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Birch Run trip planner.

Birch Run is just a short distance from Frankenmuth. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Linden.

Things to do in Birch Run

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Flint, Collette's Vintage & Antique Mall, Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge ©
Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge
Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad ©
Birch Run Premium Outlets ©
Birch Run Premium Outlets

1
day
Linden

Linden ©
Linden is a city in Genesee County in the U.S. On the 20th (Thu), examine the collection at Durand Union Station - Michigan Railroad History Museum, stop by Eclections, thenstroll the grounds of Great Lakes National Cemetery, and finally tee off at The Preserve Golf Club.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Linden route planning app.

Traveling by car from Birch Run to Linden takes an hour. June in Linden sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grayling.

Things to do in Linden

Golf Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Fenton, Great Lakes National Cemetery, Durand Union Station - Michigan Railroad History Museum
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The Preserve Golf Club ©
The Preserve Golf Club
Great Lakes National Cemetery ©
Great Lakes National Cemetery

2
nights
Grayling

Grayling ©
Grayling is a city in the U.S. On the 21st (Fri), stroll through Mason Tract Pathway, thenexamine the collection at Grayling Fish Hatchery Museum Project, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Hartwick Pines State Park, examine the collection at Call of the Wild Museum, and then stroll around Gaylord's City Elk Park.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Grayling trip maker app.

Getting from Linden to Grayling by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Linden in June; daily highs in Grayling reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Traverse City.

Things to do in Grayling

Parks Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Gaylord
Highlights from your plan
Hartwick Pines State Park ©
Hartwick Pines State Park
Kayaking & Canoeing
Call of the Wild Museum ©
Call of the Wild Museum

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.
On the 23rd (Sun), visit a coastal fixture at Mission Point Lighthouse, see the interesting displays at Music House Museum, thenexplore the world behind art at Dennos Museum Center, and finally wander the streets of Front Street. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Clinch Park, thendo a tasting at Silver Leaf Vineyard & Winery, thenenjoy the sea views from Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at The Village at Grand Traverse Commons.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Traverse City online journey planner.

You can drive from Grayling to Traverse City in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Traverse City can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Traverse City

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Silver Leaf Vineyard & Winery, Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum, Music House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Mission Point Lighthouse ©
Mission Point Lighthouse
The Village at Grand Traverse Commons ©
The Village at Grand Traverse Commons
Music House Museum ©
Music House Museum

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): make a trip to Fort Holmes, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Fort Mackinac, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park. On your second day here, enjoy the sea views from Round Island Lighthouse, head outdoors with The Greens of Mackinac, stop by Island House Bike Shop, thenstep off the mainland to explore Eagle Point Cave, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Biddle House.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Mackinac Island tour app.

Traveling by bus from Traverse City to Mackinac Island takes 5 hours. Traveling from Traverse City in June, expect nights in Mackinac Island to be about the same, around °F, while days are little chillier, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

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

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