4 days in Mackinac Island & Sault Ste. Marie Itinerary

4 days in Mackinac Island & Sault Ste. Marie Itinerary

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Mackinac Island
— 1 day
Ferry to Mackinaw, Bus to Sault Ste. Marie, MI
Sault Ste. Marie
— 3 nights
Bus to Mackinaw, Ferry to Mackinac Island


Mackinac Island

— 1 day
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. state of Michigan. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Church, examine the collection at Liberty Lego Display, identify plant and animal life at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mission Church, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Round Island Lighthouse.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Mackinac Island trip itinerary website.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Mackinac Island. August in Mackinac Island sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Sault Ste. Marie.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

Sault Ste. Marie

— 3 nights
Sault Ste. Your day by day itinerary now includes Soo Locks. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sault Ste. Marie: Mackinaw City (Del Sol - Color-Change - Mackinaw Crossings, Great Lake Light House Keepers, &more) and Bridge View Park (in Saint Ignace). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Name of Mary Church, indulge your thirst for a good beer at 1668 Winery & Lockside Brewery, take in the exciting artwork at Riverstone Gallery, and admire the majestic nature at Brimley State Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Sault Ste. Marie trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Mackinac Island to Sault Ste. Marie in 5 hours. In August in Sault Ste. Marie, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sault Ste. Marie

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

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