17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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South Bend
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New Buffalo
— 1 night
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Saint Joseph
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Saugatuck
— 1 night
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Traverse City
— 1 night
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Petoskey
— 1 day
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Harbor Springs
— 1 night
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Charlevoix
— 1 night
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Beaver Island
— Few hours
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Northport
— 2 nights
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Leland
— 1 day
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Glen Arbor
— 1 night
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Empire
— Few hours
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Frankfort
— 1 night
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Manistee
— 1 night
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Ludington
— Few hours
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Pentwater
— Few hours
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Mears
— 1 night
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Whitehall
— Few hours
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Muskegon
— 1 night
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Grand Haven
— 2 nights
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Holland
— Few hours
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South Haven
— 1 night
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South Bend
— 1 night

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South Bend

South Bend
South Bend is a city in and the county seat of St. To plan South Bend vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Shawnee to South Bend is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Shawnee to South Bend. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in July, and nighttime lows around 61°F. You'll set off for New Buffalo on the 5th (Sun).

Things to do in South Bend

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

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New Buffalo

New Buffalo
New Buffalo is a city in Berrien County in the U.S. To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our New Buffalo holiday tool.

You can drive from South Bend to New Buffalo in an hour. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from South Bend to New Buffalo due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 59°F. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Saint Joseph.

Things to do in New Buffalo

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lighthouse & Pier

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Saint Joseph

Saint Joseph ©
St. Your day by day itinerary now includes St. Joseph Lighthouses. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): enjoy the sea views from St. Joseph Lighthouses.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Saint Joseph travel itinerary planner.

Getting from New Buffalo to Saint Joseph by car takes about an hour. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in Saint Joseph can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Saugatuck.

Things to do in Saint Joseph

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
St. Joseph Lighthouses ©
St. Joseph Lighthouses

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Saugatuck

Saugatuck
Saugatuck is a city in Allegan County in the U.S. To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Saugatuck trip itinerary website.

Getting from Saint Joseph to Saugatuck by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In July in Saugatuck, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Traverse City.

Things to do in Saugatuck

Outdoors · Parks · Shopping

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Traverse City

Traverse City ©
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.
Tall Ship Manitou - Day Tours has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Mission Point Lighthouse and then get a new perspective on things with Tall Ship Manitou - Day Tours.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Traverse City online vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Saugatuck to Traverse City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Petoskey.

Things to do in Traverse City

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tall Ship Manitou - Day Tours ©
Tall Ship Manitou - Day Tours
Mission Point Lighthouse ©
Mission Point Lighthouse

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Petoskey

Petoskey ©
Petoskey is a city and coastal resort community in the U.S. You've now added Alpena Shipwreck Tours to your itinerary. On the 8th (Wed), get a new perspective on things with Alpena Shipwreck Tours.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Petoskey trip itinerary app.

Drive from Traverse City to Petoskey in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Traverse City in July: highs in Petoskey hover around 75°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Harbor Springs.

Things to do in Petoskey

Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Alpena Shipwreck Tours
Highlights from your plan
Alpena Shipwreck Tours ©
Alpena Shipwreck Tours

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Harbor Springs

Harbor Springs ©
Harbor Springs is a city and resort community in Emmet County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take a memorable drive along Tunnel of Trees - M119 and then take in the views from Mackinac Bridge.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Harbor Springs trip itinerary planning tool.

Harbor Springs is just a stone's throw from Petoskey. July in Harbor Springs sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Charlevoix.

Things to do in Harbor Springs

Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Mackinac Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Tunnel of Trees - M119 ©
Tunnel of Trees - M119
Mackinac Bridge ©
Mackinac Bridge

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Charlevoix

Charlevoix ©
Charlevoix is a city in the U.S. Charlevoix South Pier Light Station has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Charlevoix South Pier Light Station.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Charlevoix itinerary site.

You can drive from Harbor Springs to Charlevoix in an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Charlevoix can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Beaver Island.

Things to do in Charlevoix

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Charlevoix South Pier Light Station ©
Charlevoix South Pier Light Station

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Beaver Island

Beaver Island
Beaver Island is the largest island in Lake Michigan and part of the Beaver Island archipelago. You've now added Beaver Head Lighthouse to your itinerary. On the 10th (Fri), enjoy the sea views from Beaver Head Lighthouse.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Beaver Island trip maker website.

Explore your travel options from Charlevoix to Beaver Island with the Route module. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Charlevoix in July since evenings lows in Beaver Island dip to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Northport.

Things to do in Beaver Island

Historic Sites

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Northport

Northport ©
Northport is a village in Leelanau Township, Leelanau County in the U.S. Your day by day itinerary now includes Leelanau State Park as well as Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): walk around Leelanau State Park and then enjoy the sea views from Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Northport online travel planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Beaver Island to Northport. In July in Northport, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 59°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Leland.

Things to do in Northport

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Leelanau State Park ©
Leelanau State Park
Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum ©
Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum

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Leland

Leland ©
Leland is an unincorporated community in the U.S. You've now added South Manitou Island to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): head off the coast to South Manitou Island.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Leland trip planner.

Leland is very close to Northport. In July, daytime highs in Leland are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Glen Arbor.

Things to do in Leland

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
South Manitou Island ©
South Manitou Island

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Glen Arbor

Glen Arbor ©
Glen Arbor Township is a civil township of Leelanau County in the U.S. South Manitou Island Lighthouse has been added to your itinerary.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Glen Arbor itinerary website.

Glen Arbor is very close to Leland. When traveling from Leland in July, plan for slightly colder days in Glen Arbor, with highs around 75°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Mon) before leaving for Empire.

Things to do in Glen Arbor

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
South Manitou Island Lighthouse ©
South Manitou Island Lighthouse

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Empire

Empire
Empire is a village in Leelanau County in the U.S. To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Empire trip planner.

Empire is very close to Glen Arbor. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in July, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Frankfort.

Things to do in Empire

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

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Frankfort

Frankfort ©
Frankfort is a city in Benzie County in the U.S. The Frankfort Light has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): visit a coastal fixture at Point Betsie Lighthouse.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Frankfort trip itinerary builder tool.

Frankfort is just a short distance from Empire. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in July, and nighttime lows around 57°F. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Manistee.

Things to do in Frankfort

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

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Manistee

Manistee ©
Manistee is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Manistee North Pierhead Lighthouse and then steep yourself in history at S.S. City of Milwaukee/ USCGC Acacia.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Manistee travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Frankfort to Manistee takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in July, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ludington.

Things to do in Manistee

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
S.S. City of Milwaukee/ USCGC Acacia ©
S.S. City of Milwaukee/ USCGC Acacia

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Ludington

Ludington ©
Ludington is a city in the state of Michigan. Big Sable Point Lighthouse has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from Big Sable Point Lighthouse.

You can plan Ludington trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Manistee to Ludington in an hour. In July in Ludington, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Pentwater.

Things to do in Ludington

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Big Sable Point Lighthouse ©
Big Sable Point Lighthouse

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Pentwater

Pentwater
Pentwater is a village in Oceana County in the U.S. To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Pentwater trip itinerary planning site.

Pentwater is just a short distance from Ludington. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in July, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Mears.

Things to do in Pentwater

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

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Mears

Mears ©
Golden Township is a civil township of Oceana County in the U.S. You've now added Silver Lake State Park to your itinerary. On the 15th (Wed), immerse yourself in nature at Silver Lake State Park.

Planning Mears trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Mears is very close to Pentwater. In July, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Whitehall.

Things to do in Mears

Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Silver Lake State Park ©
Silver Lake State Park

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Whitehall

Whitehall ©
Whitehall is a city in Muskegon County in the U.S. On the 16th (Thu), examine the collection at White River Light Station Museum.

Start your trip to Whitehall by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Whitehall is just a stone's throw from Mears. July in Whitehall sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 61°F at night. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Muskegon.

Things to do in Whitehall

Museums
Highlights from your plan
White River Light Station Museum ©
White River Light Station Museum

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Muskegon

Muskegon ©
Muskegon is a city in the U.S. You've now added Muskegon South Pierhead Lighthouse to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): enjoy the sea views from Muskegon South Pierhead Lighthouse.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Muskegon trip planner.

Muskegon is just a short distance from Whitehall. In July, daytime highs in Muskegon are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Grand Haven.

Things to do in Muskegon

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Muskegon South Pierhead Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
USS LST 393 ©
USS LST 393
USS Silversides Submarine Museum ©
USS Silversides Submarine Museum
Muskegon South Pierhead Lighthouse ©
Muskegon South Pierhead Lighthouse

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Grand Haven

Grand Haven ©
Grand Haven is a city in the U.S. Grand Haven State Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 17th (Fri), immerse yourself in nature at Grand Haven State Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Haven trip itinerary builder app.

Grand Haven is just a short distance from Muskegon. In July, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Holland.

Things to do in Grand Haven

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Grand Haven State Park ©
Grand Haven State Park
Grand Haven Lighthouse and Pier ©
Grand Haven Lighthouse and Pier
Pere Marquette 1223 ©
Pere Marquette 1223

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Holland

Holland ©
Holland is a city in the western region of the Lower Peninsula of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): stroll around Windmill Island Gardens.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Holland visit planner.

Drive from Grand Haven to Holland in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to South Haven.

Things to do in Holland

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Windmill Island Gardens ©
Windmill Island Gardens

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South Haven

South Haven ©
South Haven is a city in the U.S. Your day by day itinerary now includes South Haven Lighthouses.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our South Haven trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Holland to South Haven takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 60°F. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to South Bend.

Things to do in South Haven

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
South Haven Lighthouses ©
South Haven Lighthouses

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South Bend

South Bend ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Military Honor Park, River Lights Plaza and University of Notre Dame. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): brush up on your military savvy at Military Honor Park, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Notre Dame, and then take in the pleasant sights at River Lights Plaza.

Plan a South Bend trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from South Haven to South Bend takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in South Bend

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Military Honor Park ©
Military Honor Park
University of Notre Dame ©
University of Notre Dame
River Lights Plaza ©
River Lights Plaza