4 days in Mackinaw City & Mackinac Island Itinerary

4 days in Mackinaw City & Mackinac Island Itinerary

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4 days in Mackinaw City & Mackinac Island Itinerary

Start: Mackinaw City
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Mackinaw City
— Few hours
ferry:  30​min
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Mackinac Island
— 3 nights
ferry:  30​min
End: Mackinaw City

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Mackinaw City

Mackinaw City ©
Mackinaw City is a village in Emmet and Cheboygan counties in the U.S. Do your shopping at Three Pines Studio and Chillermania!. Get some historical perspective at McGulpin Point Lighthouse & Historic Site and Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse. Venture out of the city with trips to Starlite Beach (in Alpena), Oswald's Bear Ranch (in Newberry) and Paradise (Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum & Tahquamenon Falls State Park). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park, see the interesting displays at Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum Inc., and take an in-depth tour of Heritage Village at Mackinaw.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Mackinaw City trip planner.

In June, daytime highs in Mackinaw City are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinaw City

Historic Sites Shopping

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Chillermania!
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Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park ©
Chillermania! ©
Chillermania!

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Get a sense of the local culture at Fort Mackinac and Round Island Lighthouse. Escape the urban bustle at Mackinac Island State Park and The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, tee off at Wawashkamo Golf Club, contemplate the long history of Fort Holmes, and stop by Island House Bike Shop.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Mackinac Island trip planner .

Mackinac Island is very close to Mackinaw City. June in Mackinac Island sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to ride a ferry back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Outdoors Golf
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Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac
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Mackinac Island State Park
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock

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