3 days in Northwest Michigan Itinerary

3 days in Northwest Michigan Itinerary

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Ludington
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Traverse City
— 2 nights
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Ludington

Ludington is a city in the state of Michigan. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Ludington State Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Stearns Park.

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Kalamazoo to Ludington is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. When traveling from Kalamazoo in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Ludington: temperatures range from 76°F by day to 57°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Traverse City.

Things to do in Ludington

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

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Traverse City

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.
On the 13th (Thu), savor the flavors at Food & Drink, then see the world from above with TC Helicopters Tours, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Traverse City planner.

Traveling by car from Ludington to Traverse City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. August in Traverse City sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Traverse City

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

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