13 days in Michigan Itinerary

13 days in Michigan Itinerary

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13 days in Michigan Itinerary

Start: Tallahassee
Fly:  6​h
1
Dearborn
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
2
Munising
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + bus + ferry:  6​h 15​min
3
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
ferry + bus:  4​h 45​min
4
Empire
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Hart
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Holland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Frankenmuth
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h
End: Tallahassee

1
night
Dearborn

Dearborn ©
Dearborn sits as part of the Detroit metropolitan area and was the home of Henry Ford.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Detroit Institute of Arts and then contemplate the long history of Motown Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Dearborn itinerary planning app .

Tallahassee to Dearborn is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tallahassee in June, expect Dearborn to be slightly colder, temps between 79°F and 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Munising.

Things to do in Dearborn

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Detroit
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The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts

3
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Get outdoors at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and Munising Falls. Get out of town with these interesting Munising side-trips: Manistique (Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring) & Palms Book State Park). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Miners Castle Rock, stop by Upper Peninsula Inspired, and enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Point Beach.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Munising trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Dearborn to Munising takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Dearborn in June, with highs in Munising at 68°F and lows at 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Manistique
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Palms Book State Park
Palms Book State Park
Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring) ©
Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring)

1
night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Church, then learn about all things military at Fort Mackinac, then immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Biddle House, look for gifts at Island House Bike Shop, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church, then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Mackinac Island travel route builder app .

Traveling by combination of car, bus, and ferry from Munising to Mackinac Island takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in June, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Empire.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

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

2
nights
Empire

Empire ©
Empire is a village in Leelanau County in the U.S. On the 8th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Lake Michigan Beach Park, view the masterpieces at Ellie Harold Art Studio & Gallery, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive, then enjoy the sea views from Point Betsie Lighthouse, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Empire Bluff Trail.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Empire travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Mackinac Island to Empire takes 5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hart.

Things to do in Empire

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Frankfort
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Point Betsie Lighthouse ©
Point Betsie Lighthouse

1
night
Hart

Hart ©
Hart is a city in the U.S. On the 10th (Mon), enjoy the sea views from Little Sable Point Lighthouse, enjoy the sand and surf at Silver Lake State Park, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at William Field Memorial Hart-Montague Trail.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hart trip planner .

Traveling by car from Empire to Hart takes 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Hart are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Holland.

Things to do in Hart

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Little Sable Point Lighthouse
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Little Sable Point Lighthouse ©
Little Sable Point Lighthouse

2
nights
Holland

Holland ©
Holland is a city in the western region of the Lower Peninsula of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): enjoy the sea views from South Haven Lighthouses, then contemplate the waterfront views at North Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Oval Beach. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Holland State Park Beach, pick up some local products at Bowerman Blueberries Farm Market, then stop by Blueberry Haven, and finally kick back and relax at Pere Marquette Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Holland online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Hart to Holland in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Hart in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Holland, with lows of 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Frankenmuth.

Things to do in Holland

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

South Haven, Oval Beach, Blueberry Haven, Pere Marquette Park
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Holland State Park Beach ©
Holland State Park Beach
Oval Beach ©
Oval Beach
South Haven Lighthouses ©
South Haven Lighthouses

1
night
Frankenmuth

Frankenmuth ©
Frankenmuth is a city in Saginaw County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): stop by Bronner's Christmas Wonderland, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then learn about all things military at Michigan Heroes Museum, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Frankenmuth River Place Shops.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Frankenmuth vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Holland to Frankenmuth takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in June, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Frankenmuth

Shopping Adventure Tours
Highlights from your plan
Bronner's Christmas Wonderland ©
Bronner's Christmas Wonderland
Frankenmuth River Place Shops ©
Frankenmuth River Place Shops
Zipline

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