4 days in Michigan Itinerary

4 days in Michigan Itinerary

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4 days in Michigan Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Marquette
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Saint Ignace
— 1 night
ferry:  15​min
3
Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
+3
ferry + bus + taxi + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Chicago

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Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sugarloaf Mountain.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Marquette trip planning site .

Chicago to Marquette is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Marquette. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Chicago in July; daily highs in Marquette reach 75°F and lows reach 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Marquette

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Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain

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Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Museum of Ojibwa Culture, steep yourself in history at Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park, then examine the collection at Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum Inc., and finally walk around Bridge View Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Saint Ignace trip maker app .

Getting from Marquette to Saint Ignace by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can ride a ferry to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

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Mackinaw City
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Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park ©
Museum of Ojibwa Culture ©
Museum of Ojibwa Culture

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 6th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Biddle House, expand your understanding of the military at Fort Mackinac, then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Is it you spot from Somewhere in Time movie!, then contemplate the long history of Fort Holmes, and then admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Mackinac Island trip itinerary planning site .

Mackinac Island is just a short distance from Saint Ignace. In July, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock

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