4 days in Gaylord & Petoskey Itinerary

4 days in Gaylord & Petoskey Itinerary

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4 days in Gaylord & Petoskey Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Gaylord
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Petoskey
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: Detroit

3
nights
Gaylord

Gaylord ©
Gaylord is a city in and the county seat of Otsego County, Michigan, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gaylord's City Elk Park, Call of the Wild Museum and Sturgeon River Paddlesports. There's more to do: hit the slopes at Aspen Park.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Gaylord trip itinerary website .

Detroit to Gaylord is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Detroit in July, plan for little chillier nights in Gaylord, with lows around 56°F. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Petoskey.

Things to do in Gaylord

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Sturgeon River Paddlesports
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Sturgeon River Paddlesports ©
Sturgeon River Paddlesports
Call of the Wild Museum ©
Call of the Wild Museum
Aspen Park ©
Aspen Park

1
day
Petoskey

Petoskey
Petoskey is a city and coastal resort community in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Petoskey State Park as well as Tunnel of Trees - M119. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore and take pictures at Tunnel of Trees - M119, then immerse yourself in nature at Petoskey State Park, and then learn about winemaking at Crooked Vine Vineyard & Winery.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Petoskey trip website .

Traveling by car from Gaylord to Petoskey takes an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Petoskey can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Petoskey

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Crooked Vine Vineyard & Winery, Tunnel of Trees - M119
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Petoskey State Park
Petoskey State Park
Crooked Vine Vineyard & Winery ©
Crooked Vine Vineyard & Winery

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