14 days in Midwest Itinerary

14 days in Midwest Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Midwest itinerary maker

Make it your trip
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Lake Geneva
— 2 nights
Drive
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Wisconsin Dells
— 1 night
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Munising
— 3 nights
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Drive to Newberry, MI, Bus to Mackinaw, Ferry to Mackinac Island
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Mackinac Island
— 1 night
Ferry to Mackinaw, Bus to Traverse City
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Traverse City
— 2 nights
Drive
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Suttons Bay
— 2 nights
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South Haven
— 2 nights
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Lake Geneva

— 2 nights
Lake Geneva is a city in Walworth County, Wisconsin, USA. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): examine the collection at Chocolate Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at White River State Trail, then enjoy the sand and surf at Williams Bay Beach, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Kishwauketoe Conservancy.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Lake Geneva journey planner.

Chicago to Lake Geneva is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Chicago in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 55°F in Lake Geneva. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Lake Geneva

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

Wisconsin Dells

— 1 night

Waterpark Capital of the World

Named after a nearby scenic gorge famous for its steep sandstone formations, Wisconsin Dells features more than 20 water parks, making it one of the most popular vacation areas in this region.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): make a trip to Carr Valley Cheese, then get your game on at Capones Old Time Pic. Studio, then surround yourself with nature on Original Wisconsin Ducks, and finally whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Wisconsin Dells tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lake Geneva to Wisconsin Dells in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; or do a combination of taxi and train. In June in Wisconsin Dells, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Munising.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure

Side Trip

Munising

— 3 nights
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. On the 13th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Miners Castle Rock, kick back and relax at Miner's Beach, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Tannery Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take in the dramatic scenery at Scott Falls, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Au Train Falls.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Munising sightseeing planning app.

You can drive from Wisconsin Dells to Munising in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of train, bus, flight, and taxi. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Wisconsin Dells in June, things will get a bit cooler in Munising: highs are around 68°F and lows about 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Munising

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Mackinac Island

— 1 night
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): look for gifts at Little Luxuries of Mackinac Island, contemplate the long history of Fort Holmes, then tee off at Jewel Golf Course, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Wings of Mackinac Butterfly Conservatory.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Mackinac Island journey planning site.

You can do a combination of car, bus, and ferry from Munising to Mackinac Island in 7 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Mackinac Island can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Traverse City.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks · Outdoors · Golf · Wildlife

Traverse City

— 2 nights

Cherry Capital of the World

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): do a tasting at Mari Vineyards, then see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then do a tasting at Left Foot Charley Winery. On the next day, tee off at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf, then learn about winemaking at Peninsula Cellars, then learn about winemaking at Bowers Harbor Vineyards, and finally stroll through Clinch Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Traverse City online road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Mackinac Island to Traverse City takes 5 hours. Traveling from Mackinac Island in June, expect nights in Traverse City to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Suttons Bay.

Things to do in Traverse City

Outdoors · Wineries · Tours · Wildlife

Suttons Bay

— 2 nights
Suttons Bay is a village in Leelanau County in the U.S. On the 18th (Fri), do a tasting at Willow Vineyards and then do a tasting at Longview Winery. On the next day, take a memorable tour with Watta Bite Charter Fishing, do a tasting at Good Harbor Vineyards, and then head outdoors with Van's Beach.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Suttons Bay travel route planning website.

Suttons Bay is just a short distance from Traverse City. In June in Suttons Bay, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 54°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to South Haven.

Things to do in Suttons Bay

Outdoors · Wineries · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

South Haven

— 2 nights
South Haven is a city in the U.S. On the 20th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at North Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Laketown Beach, cast your line with a fishing tour, then learn about winemaking at Fenn Valley Vineyards - Saugatuck Tasting Room, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Van Buren State Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the South Haven online trip maker.

Drive from Suttons Bay to South Haven in 3.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 57°F. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in South Haven

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips