13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Kansas City
Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
1
Garden
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Manistique
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Gulliver
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Rapid River
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
5
Escanaba
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Menominee
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Munising
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Kansas City

1
night
Garden

Garden ©
Garden is a village in Delta County of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Historical Village Fayette Park and then admire the majestic nature at Fayette Historic State Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Garden road trip app .

Kansas City to Garden is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Kansas City to Garden, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Kansas City in August, with highs in Garden at 72°F and lows at 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Manistique.

Things to do in Garden

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fayette Historic State Park ©
Fayette Historic State Park
Historical Village Fayette Park ©
Historical Village Fayette Park

2
nights
Manistique

Manistique
Manistique, formerly Monistique, is the only incorporated city in and the county seat of Schoolcraft County of the U.S. On the next day, experience rural life at Thompson State Fish Hatchery, explore the activities along Indian Lake, and then trek along The Manistique Boardwalk and River Walk.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Manistique trip planning app .

Manistique is just a short distance from Garden. In August, daily temperatures in Manistique can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Gulliver.

Things to do in Manistique

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Palms Book State Park
Palms Book State Park
Indian Lake State Park ©
Indian Lake State Park
Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring) ©
Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring)

1
night
Gulliver

Gulliver ©
Doyle Township is a civil township of Schoolcraft County in the U.S. To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Gulliver road trip site .

Gulliver is very close to Manistique. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in August, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Rapid River.

Things to do in Gulliver

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Seul Choix Point Lighthouse ©
Seul Choix Point Lighthouse

1
night
Rapid River

Rapid River ©
Rapid River is an unincorporated community in Masonville Township, Delta County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Peninsula Point Lighthouse.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rapid River trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Gulliver to Rapid River takes an hour. In August, daytime highs in Rapid River are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. On the 28th (Fri), you'll travel to Escanaba.

Things to do in Rapid River

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Peninsula Point Lighthouse ©
Peninsula Point Lighthouse

1
day
Escanaba

Escanaba ©
Escanaba is a port city in Delta County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): stroll around Ludington Park, get engrossed in the history at Delta County Historical Museum, and then enjoy the sea views from Sand Point Lighthouse.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Escanaba trip itinerary planner.

Escanaba is just a stone's throw from Rapid River. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in August, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Menominee.

Things to do in Escanaba

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Ludington Park ©
Ludington Park
Sand Point Lighthouse ©
Sand Point Lighthouse
Delta County Historical Museum ©
Delta County Historical Museum

2
nights
Menominee

Menominee ©
Menominee is a city in the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Whitefish Dunes State Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Menominee road trip planner .

Getting from Escanaba to Menominee by car takes about 1.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Munising.

Things to do in Menominee

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Whitefish Dunes State Park
Highlights from your plan
Whitefish Dunes State Park ©
Whitefish Dunes State Park

5
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Bridal Veil Falls has been added to your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Spray Falls and Miners Falls Mini Golf. Take a break from Munising with a short trip to Laughing Whitefish Falls State Park in Deerton, about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, take in the dramatic scenery at Miners Falls, and explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Munising day trip website .

Getting from Menominee to Munising by car takes about 2.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Menominee to Munising is 1 hour. In August, daytime highs in Munising are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. On the 4th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Munising

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Laughing Whitefish Falls State Park
Highlights from your plan
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Spray Falls ©
Spray Falls
Miners Falls ©
Miners Falls