15 days in Michigan Itinerary

15 days in Michigan Itinerary

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Dearborn
— 1 night
2
Ontonagon
— 2 nights
3
Munising
— 3 nights
4
Paradise
— 1 night
5
Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
6
Empire
— 2 nights
7
Saint Joseph
— 1 night
8
Grand Rapids
— 2 nights

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 8th (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Henry Ford and then stroll around Kellogg Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): put a fun spin on your tour with Decode Ann Arbor, examine the collection at Motown Museum, thenexplore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts, and finally see the interesting displays at Greenfield Village.

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New York City to Dearborn is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. June in Dearborn sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ontonagon.

Things to do in Dearborn

Museums Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Detroit, Kellogg Park, Decode Ann Arbor
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The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Decode Ann Arbor ©
Decode Ann Arbor
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts

2
nights
Ontonagon

Ontonagon ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): go deep underground at Adventure Mining Company and then admire the sheer force of Bond Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Main Overlook, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Clouds, and then stroll through Porcupine Mountains State Park.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Dearborn to Ontonagon. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Dearborn in June; daily highs in Ontonagon reach °F and lows reach °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Munising.

Things to do in Ontonagon

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Adventure Mining Company
Highlights from your plan
Adventure Mining Company ©
Adventure Mining Company
Bond Falls ©
Bond Falls
Porcupine Mountains State Park ©
Porcupine Mountains State Park

3
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Go for a jaunt from Munising to Grand Marais to see Sable Falls about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, take in the dramatic scenery at Wagner Falls, stroll through Sand Point Beach, and putt your heart out at Miners Falls Mini Golf.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Munising trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Ontonagon to Munising by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Paradise.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Sable Falls
Highlights from your plan
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Munising Falls ©
Munising Falls
Miners Falls ©
Miners Falls

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night
Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. On the 15th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, explore the activities along Tahquamenon Falls, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Tahquamenon Falls State Park.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Paradise holiday builder site.

You can drive from Munising to Paradise in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of shuttle and car. In June in Paradise, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Paradise

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tahquamenon Falls State Park ©
Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Tahquamenon Falls ©
Tahquamenon Falls
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum ©
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Church, learn about all things military at Fort Mackinac, thenimmerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wings of Mackinac Butterfly Conservatory, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church, thentake a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Mackinac Island trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Paradise to Mackinac Island in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Empire.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

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

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Empire

Empire ©
Empire is a village in Leelanau County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Green Point Dunes Nature Preserve, take a memorable drive along Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive, and then hike along Empire Bluff Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, thenhike along Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail, and then steep yourself in history at Fishtown.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Empire travel route planning website.

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Mackinac Island to Empire takes 5.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Saint Joseph.

Things to do in Empire

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Green Point Dunes Nature Preserve, Fishtown, Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail
Highlights from your plan
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore ©
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
Fishtown ©
Fishtown

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Saint Joseph

Saint Joseph ©
St. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): have fun and explore at Curious Kids' Museum, find something for the whole family at Silver Beach Carousel, thenstroll through Whirlpool Compass Fountain, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Silver Beach County Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Saint Joseph trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Empire to Saint Joseph takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Empire in June, with highs in Saint Joseph at °F and lows at °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Grand Rapids.

Things to do in Saint Joseph

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Silver Beach County Park ©
Silver Beach County Park
Silver Beach Carousel ©
Silver Beach Carousel
Whirlpool Compass Fountain ©
Whirlpool Compass Fountain

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Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids ©
The second largest city in Michigan and a hub of furniture manufacturing, Grand Rapids bears the nickname "Furniture City." However, the destination's original name came from the rapids of the Grand River that once ran through the downtown area.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Holland State Park Beach, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Gilmore Car Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at Oval Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Rapids attractions planner.

Drive from Saint Joseph to Grand Rapids in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Grand Rapids can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Rapids

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Holland State Park Beach, Gilmore Car Museum, Oval Beach
Highlights from your plan
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park ©
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
Room Escape Games
Holland State Park Beach ©
Holland State Park Beach

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