12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Shawnee
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h
1
Boyne Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Rogers City
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
3
Cheboygan
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
4
Mackinaw City
— 2 nights
ferry:  30​min
5
Mackinac Island
— 3 nights
Travel:  3​h 30​min
6
Brimley
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
7
Paradise
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Boyne Falls
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h
End: Shawnee

1
night
Boyne Falls

Boyne Falls
Boyne Falls is a village in Charlevoix County in the U.S. To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Boyne Falls vacation site .

Shawnee to Boyne Falls is an approximately 10-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Shawnee to Boyne Falls due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in August, and nighttime lows around 56°F. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll travel to Rogers City.

Things to do in Boyne Falls

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

few
hours
Rogers City

Rogers City ©
Rogers City is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at P.H. Hoeft State Park and then visit a coastal fixture at 40 Mile Point Lighthouse.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rogers City road trip planning app .

Getting from Boyne Falls to Rogers City by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Rogers City are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cheboygan.

Things to do in Rogers City

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
P.H. Hoeft State Park ©
P.H. Hoeft State Park
40 Mile Point Lighthouse ©
40 Mile Point Lighthouse

1
night
Cheboygan

Cheboygan
Cheboygan is a city in the U.S. To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Cheboygan trip planner .

Getting from Rogers City to Cheboygan by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in August, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Mackinaw City.

Things to do in Cheboygan

Parks Outdoors Nature

2
nights
Mackinaw City

Mackinaw City ©
Mackinaw City is a village in Emmet and Cheboygan counties in the U.S. You've added Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park, Mackinac Bridge, Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take in the views from Mackinac Bridge and then contemplate the long history of Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sea views from Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse, enjoy the sea views from McGulpin Point Lighthouse & Historic Site, and then stroll around Colonial Michilimackinac.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Mackinaw City trip maker website .

Mackinaw City is just a short distance from Cheboygan. In August in Mackinaw City, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Mackinaw City

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Mackinac Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse ©
Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse
Mackinac Bridge ©
Mackinac Bridge
Colonial Michilimackinac ©
Colonial Michilimackinac

3
nights
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mackinac Island Carriage Tours as well as Round Island Lighthouse. Venture out of the city with trips to Sault Ste. Marie (Point Iroquois Lighthouse & Sault Ste Marie International Bridge). Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park, look for all kinds of wild species at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World, expand your understanding of the military at Fort Mackinac, and steep yourself in history at Fort Holmes.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Mackinac Island holiday planner .

Mackinac Island is very close to Mackinaw City. In August, daily temperatures in Mackinac Island can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Brimley.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Sault Ste. Marie
Highlights from your plan
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Mackinac Island Carriage Tours ©
Mackinac Island Carriage Tours

1
night
Brimley

Brimley ©
Superior Township is a civil township of Chippewa County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Museum Ship Valley Camp, take in panoramic vistas at Tower of History, and then don't miss a visit to Soo Locks.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Brimley online holiday planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mackinac Island to Brimley. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in August, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Paradise.

Things to do in Brimley

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Sault Ste. Marie
Highlights from your plan
Tower of History ©
Tower of History
Soo Locks ©
Soo Locks

2
nights
Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): examine the collection at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Whitefish Point Light, and then explore the activities along Tahquamenon Falls. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Whitefish Point Bird Observatory.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Paradise sightseeing planning site .

You can drive from Brimley to Paradise in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Paradise are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Paradise

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum ©
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
Tahquamenon Falls ©
Tahquamenon Falls
Whitefish Point Light ©
Whitefish Point Light

1
night
Boyne Falls

Boyne Falls ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): glide through natural beauty at Boyne Mountain.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Boyne Falls online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Paradise to Boyne Falls takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boyne Falls

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Boyne Mountain ©
Boyne Mountain

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