3 days in Traverse City & Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve Itinerary

3 days in Traverse City & Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve Itinerary

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Traverse City
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Drive to MBS International Airport, Fly to San Luis Valley Regional Airport/Bergman Field, Drive to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
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Drive to San Luis Valley Regional Airport/Bergman Field, Fly to Detroit

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Traverse City — 1 day

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): hunt for treasures at The Village at Grand Traverse Commons, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Traverse Area Recreation and Transportation Trails, and then make a trip to Mission Point Lighthouse.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Traverse City vacation planning site.

Detroit to Traverse City is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Detroit in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 43°F in Traverse City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve.
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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve — 1 night

On the 28th (Sat), trek along High Dune Trail.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve day trip tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Traverse City to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Traverse City to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve. Traveling from Traverse City in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve, with lows of 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
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