Trip With My Baby

Trip With My Baby

Taylor Forjone

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Watertown
— 1 night
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Ontonagon
— 3 nights
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Munising
— 4 nights
4
Paradise
— 1 night
5
Mackinac Island
— 3 nights
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Petoskey
— 4 nights
7
Empire
— 3 nights
8
Ludington
— 4 nights
9
Grand Rapids
— 4 nights
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Detroit
— 4 nights

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Watertown

Watertown ©
Watertown is a city in Dodge and Jefferson counties in the US state of Wisconsin. Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): play a few rounds at Erin Hills Golf Course.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Watertown trip maker website.

Rochester to Watertown is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Rochester to Watertown is minus 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in Watertown can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Ontonagon.

Things to do in Watertown

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lake Mills, Holy Hill, Erin Hills Golf Course, Cedar Creek Settlement
Highlights from your plan
Erin Hills Golf Course ©
Erin Hills Golf Course
Holy Hill ©
Holy Hill
Cedar Creek Settlement ©
Cedar Creek Settlement

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Ontonagon

Ontonagon ©
Escape the urban bustle at Porcupine Mountains State Park and Black River Harbor Recreation Area. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ontonagon: Hancock (Quincy Mine & McLain State Park), Copper Peak (in Ironwood) and Nara Nature Park (in Houghton).

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

You can drive from Watertown to Ontonagon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Watertown to Ontonagon due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Ontonagon are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Munising.

Things to do in Ontonagon

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Hancock, Ironwood, Nara Nature Park, Adventure Mining Company
Highlights from your plan
Porcupine Mountains State Park ©
Porcupine Mountains State Park
Bond Falls ©
Bond Falls
Adventure Mining Company ©
Adventure Mining Company

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Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. For shopping fun, head to Lakenenland Sculpture Park or Open Wings Pottery & Gallery. Step out of the city life by going to Miners Castle Rock and Presque Isle Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Munising: Manistique (Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring) & Palms Book State Park) and Marquette (Jilbert Dairy & Sugarloaf Mountain). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Sand Point Beach, admire the sheer force of Wagner Falls, step off the mainland to explore Grand Island, and delve into the lush surroundings at Hiawatha National Forest.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Munising online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Ontonagon to Munising in 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Paradise.

Things to do in Munising

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Marquette, Manistique
Highlights from your plan
Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring) ©
Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring)
Presque Isle Park ©
Presque Isle Park
Palms Book State Park
Palms Book State Park

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Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Paradise trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Munising to Paradise in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of shuttle and car. In July, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Paradise

Parks · Nature · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tahquamenon Falls State Park ©
Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum ©
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
Tahquamenon Falls ©
Tahquamenon Falls

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St Anne's Catholic Church and Biddle House. Take a break from the city and head to Arch Rock and The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World. There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park, look for gifts at Little Luxuries of Mackinac Island, examine the collection at The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum, and play a few rounds at Jewel Golf Course.

Discover how to plan a Mackinac Island trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Paradise to Mackinac Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. In July in Mackinac Island, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Petoskey.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock

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Petoskey

Petoskey ©
Petoskey is a city and coastal resort community in the U.S. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Depot Beach and Nancy Dagwell Campbell Park. Get some historical perspective at Cross In The Woods National Shrine and Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Mackinaw City (McGulpin Point Lighthouse & Historic Site, Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse, &more), Castle Farms (in Charlevoix) and Castle Rock (in Saint Ignace). The adventure continues: grab your bike and head to Little Traverse Wheelway, admire the majestic nature at Hartwick Pines State Park, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and admire the striking features of Mushroom House Tours of Charlevoix.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Petoskey online itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Mackinac Island to Petoskey takes 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Empire.

Things to do in Petoskey

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Mackinaw City, Charlevoix, Grayling, Castle Rock, Cross In The Woods National Shrine
Highlights from your plan
Little Traverse Wheelway ©
Little Traverse Wheelway
Kayaking & Canoeing
Cross In The Woods National Shrine ©
Cross In The Woods National Shrine

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Empire

Empire ©
Empire is a village in Leelanau County in the U.S. We've included these beaches for you: Lake Michigan Beach Park and Frankfort Beach. Visiting Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and Empire Bluff Trail will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Empire: Good Harbor Vineyards (in Lake Leelanau), Fishtown (in Leland) and Crystal Mountain (in Thompsonville). There's much more to do: admire all the interesting features of Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive, hike along Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail, enjoy the sea views from Point Betsie Lighthouse, and stroll through Pyramid Point Trail.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, use the Empire journey planner.

Traveling by car from Petoskey to Empire takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in July, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ludington.

Things to do in Empire

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Glen Arbor, Frankfort, Good Harbor Vineyards, Fishtown, St. Ambrose Cellars
Highlights from your plan
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore ©
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
Crystal Mountain ©
Crystal Mountain
Fishtown ©
Fishtown

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Ludington

Ludington ©
Ludington is a city in the state of Michigan. Get in touch with nature at Silver Lake State Park Pedestrian Dune Access and Stearns Park. Visit Fifth Avenue Beach and First Street Beach for some beach relaxation. Change things up with these side-trips from Ludington: New Era (Lewis Adventure Farm & Zoo & Rainbow Ranch is now Stony Lake Stables), Mears (Silver Lake State Park, Little Sable Point Lighthouse, &more) and Manistee (Manistee North Pierhead Lighthouse & Lake Bluff Bird Sanctuary). There's lots more to do: walk around Ludington State Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Father Jacques Marquette Shrine, enjoy the sea views from Big Sable Point Lighthouse, and immerse yourself in nature at Charles Mears State Park.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Ludington itinerary app.

You can drive from Empire to Ludington in 2 hours. In July in Ludington, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Grand Rapids.

Things to do in Ludington

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Manistee, Mears, New Era, Charles Mears State Park, Silver Lake State Park Pedestrian Dune Access
Highlights from your plan
Silver Lake State Park Pedestrian Dune Access ©
Rainbow Ranch is now Stony Lake Stables ©
Rainbow Ranch is now Stony Lake Stables
Ludington State Park ©
Ludington State Park

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Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids ©
The second largest city in Michigan and a hub of furniture manufacturing, Grand Rapids bears the nickname "Furniture City." However, the destination's original name came from the rapids of the Grand River that once ran through the downtown area.
Get some historical perspective at Meyer May House and Cathedral of Saint Andrew. Take a break from the city and head to Oval Beach and Millennium Park. Explore Grand Rapids' surroundings by going to Holland (Holland State Park Beach & Bowerman Blueberries Farm Market), Grand Haven Lighthouse and Pier (in Grand Haven) and Michigan's Adventure (in Muskegon). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, pause for some photo ops at Leonardo da Vinci's Horse, get to know the resident critters at John Ball Zoo, and have some family-friendly fun at The Ruse.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Rapids tour builder website.

You can drive from Ludington to Grand Rapids in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Ludington in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Rapids: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Detroit.

Things to do in Grand Rapids

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Holland, Saint Joseph, Grand Haven Lighthouse and Pier, South Haven Lighthouses, Millennium Park
Highlights from your plan
Oval Beach ©
Oval Beach
Holland State Park Beach ©
Holland State Park Beach
Silver Beach County Park ©
Silver Beach County Park

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Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Bronner's Christmas Wonderland and Great Lakes Crossing Outlets. Escape the urban bustle at Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge and Elizabeth Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Detroit: Magee Marsh Wildlife Area (in Oak Harbor), Cedar Point (in Sandusky) and James H. McBride Arboretum (in Huron). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts, steep yourself in history at Motown Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Detroit RiverFront, and immerse yourself in nature at Maumee Bay State Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Detroit itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Grand Rapids to Detroit takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Detroit can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Detroit

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Oak Harbor, Cedar Point, Whaley House Museum, Elizabeth Park, James H. McBride Arboretum
Highlights from your plan
Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
Bronner's Christmas Wonderland ©
Bronner's Christmas Wonderland
Maumee Bay State Park ©
Maumee Bay State Park

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