4 days in Mackinac Island & Mackinaw City Itinerary

4 days in Mackinac Island & Mackinaw City Itinerary

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4 days in Mackinac Island & Mackinaw City Itinerary

Start: Kalamazoo
drive:  3​h 30​min
1
Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
ferry:  30​min
2
Mackinaw City
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: Kalamazoo

2
nights
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Visiting Mackinac Island State Park and Arch Rock will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Fort Holmes and Trinity Church are in your itinerary. Step out of Mackinac Island to go to Mackinaw City and see JoAnn's Fudge, which is approximately 2h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Fort Mackinac, play a few rounds at Jewel Golf Course, and steep yourself in history at Biddle House.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Mackinac Island tour builder app .

Kalamazoo to Mackinac Island is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Traveling from Kalamazoo in June, expect Mackinac Island to be slightly colder, temps between 67°F and 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Mackinaw City.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

JoAnn's Fudge
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Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock

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night
Mackinaw City

Mackinaw City ©
Mackinaw City is a village in Emmet and Cheboygan counties in the U.S. On the 10th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park, enjoy the sea views from McGulpin Point Lighthouse & Historic Site, and then explore the galleries of Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Mackinaw City trip itinerary planner.

Mackinaw City is just a short distance from Mackinac Island. In June, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinaw City

Historic Sites Museums
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Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse ©
Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse
Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park ©
Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park

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