3 days in Michigan Itinerary

3 days in Michigan Itinerary

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3 days in Michigan Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Subway + Fly:  3​h
1
Traverse City
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Marquette
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Chicago

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Hawthorne Vineyards and then do a tasting at Mari Vineyards. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a taste of the local shopping with Michigan Artists Gallery, then tee off at Bay Meadows Golf Course, then identify plant and animal life at Carlson's Fishery, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Northern Latitudes Distillery.

Before you visit Traverse City, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Chicago to Traverse City is an approximately 3-hour combination of subway and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Chicago to Traverse City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to 46°F, and evening lows to 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Marquette.

Things to do in Traverse City

Wineries Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Northern Latitudes Distillery, Carlson's Fishery
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Mari Vineyards ©
Mari Vineyards
Carlson's Fishery ©
Carlson's Fishery
Northern Latitudes Distillery ©
Northern Latitudes Distillery

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night
Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): stroll through Iron Ore Heritage Trail, then immerse yourself in nature at Presque Isle Park, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Blackrocks Brewery.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Marquette tour builder app .

Getting from Traverse City to Marquette by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Traverse City in November, things will get a bit cooler in Marquette: highs are around 39°F and lows about 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marquette

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Iron Ore Heritage Trail ©
Iron Ore Heritage Trail
Presque Isle Park ©
Presque Isle Park
Blackrocks Brewery ©
Blackrocks Brewery

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