14 days in Michigan Itinerary

14 days in Michigan Itinerary

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Start: Philadelphia
Fly + Drive:  8 h 30 min
1
Ontonagon
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Munising
— 3 nights
+4
Taxi + Fly + Subway + Foot + Train:  6 h 30 min
3
Saint Joseph
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
4
Holland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Hart
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Empire
— 2 nights
+3
Taxi + Fly + Foot + Train:  5 h 45 min
End: Philadelphia

2
nights
Ontonagon

Ontonagon ©
On the 10th (Mon), take a peaceful walk through Porcupine Mountains State Park, get to know the fascinating history of Main Overlook, and then go deep underground at Adventure Mining Company. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Ontonagon County Historical Museum and then explore the striking landscape of Bond Falls.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ontonagon online trip itinerary maker.

Philadelphia to Ontonagon is an approximately 8.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Philadelphia in August: high temperatures in Ontonagon hover around 73°F and lows are around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Munising.

Things to do in Ontonagon

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Adventure Mining Company
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Bond Falls ©
Bond Falls
Porcupine Mountains State Park ©
Porcupine Mountains State Park
Adventure Mining Company ©
Adventure Mining Company

3
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Bring the kids along to Oswald's Bear Ranch and Sand Point Beach. There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, kick back and relax at Miner's Beach, putt your heart out at Miners Falls Mini Golf, and admire the sheer force of Miners Falls.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Munising travel route planner.

You can drive from Ontonagon to Munising in 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Munising can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Saint Joseph.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Miner's Beach, Oswald's Bear Ranch
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Oswald's Bear Ranch ©
Oswald's Bear Ranch
Miners Falls ©
Miners Falls

2
nights
Saint Joseph

Saint Joseph ©
St. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): have fun and explore at Curious Kids' Museum, find something for the whole family at Silver Beach Carousel, then stroll around Whirlpool Compass Fountain, and finally stroll around Silver Beach County Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: let the kids burn off some steam at Kids' Corner playground, kick back and relax at Weko Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Warren Dunes State Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Saint Joseph tour itinerary planner.

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and train from Munising to Saint Joseph in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Munising in August: highs in Saint Joseph hover around 80°F, while lows dip to 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Holland.

Things to do in Saint Joseph

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Bridgman, Kids' Corner playground
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Whirlpool Compass Fountain ©
Whirlpool Compass Fountain
Silver Beach Carousel ©
Silver Beach Carousel
Silver Beach County Park ©
Silver Beach County Park

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 17th (Mon): kick back and relax at Oval Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint Andrew, then get to know the resident critters at Boulder Ridge Wild Animal Park, and finally pick up some local products at Bowerman Blueberries Farm Market. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Pere Marquette Park, then get in on the family fun at Michigan's Adventure, and then kick back and relax at Holland State Park Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Holland holiday website.

Traveling by car from Saint Joseph to Holland takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Holland, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Hart.

Things to do in Holland

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Muskegon, Cathedral of Saint Andrew, Boulder Ridge Wild Animal Park, Oval Beach
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Holland State Park Beach ©
Holland State Park Beach
Michigan's Adventure ©
Michigan's Adventure
Oval Beach ©
Oval Beach

2
nights
Hart

Hart ©
Hart is a city in the U.S. On the 19th (Wed), immerse yourself in nature at Silver Lake State Park, kick back and relax at Silver Lake State Park Pedestrian Dune Access, and then visit a coastal fixture at Little Sable Point Lighthouse. Here are some ideas for day two: experience rural life at Lewis Adventure Farm & Zoo, then ride a horse along Rainbow Ranch, and then experience rural life at Country Dairy.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Hart trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Holland to Hart takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in August, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Empire.

Things to do in Hart

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

New Era, Mears
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Silver Lake State Park Pedestrian Dune Access ©
Silver Lake State Park Pedestrian Dune Access
Rainbow Ranch ©
Rainbow Ranch
Little Sable Point Lighthouse ©
Little Sable Point Lighthouse

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nights
Empire

Empire ©
Empire is a village in Leelanau County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail and then explore the striking landscape of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive, tour the pleasant surroundings at Empire Bluff Trail, and then kick back and relax at Lake Michigan Beach Park.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Empire travel planner.

Getting from Hart to Empire by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in August, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Empire

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail
Highlights from your plan
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore ©
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

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