4 days in Michigan Itinerary

4 days in Michigan Itinerary

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Marquette
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Mackinaw City
— 1 night
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Mackinac Island
— 1 night
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Traverse City
— 1 night

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Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. On the 20th (Mon), visit Downtown Marquette, examine the collection at Marquette Regional History Center, and then stroll around Lakenenland Sculpture Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Marquette holiday builder.

Chicago to Marquette is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Chicago in May: high temperatures in Marquette hover around 60°F and lows are around 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Mackinaw City.

Things to do in Marquette

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Lakenenland Sculpture Park ©
Lakenenland Sculpture Park
Downtown Marquette ©
Downtown Marquette
Marquette Regional History Center ©
Marquette Regional History Center

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Mackinaw City

Mackinaw City ©
Mackinaw City is a village in Emmet and Cheboygan counties in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): see the interesting displays at Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum Inc., get engrossed in the history at Mackinaw Bridge Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Ojibwa Culture, and finally contemplate the long history of Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Mackinaw City trip planning tool.

Getting from Marquette to Mackinaw City by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Mackinaw City

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Museum of Ojibwa Culture
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Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park ©
Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park
Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum Inc. ©
Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum Inc.
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. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): don't miss a visit to Is It You Spot From Somewhere in Time Movie!, steep yourself in history at Biddle House, deepen your knowledge of military history at Fort Mackinac, then see the interesting displays at The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum, then contemplate the long history of Fort Holmes, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Mackinac Island tour itinerary planner.

Ride a ferry from Mackinaw City to Mackinac Island in an hour. In May in Mackinac Island, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Traverse City.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Museums · Historic Sites
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Fort Holmes ©
Fort Holmes
St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church

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Traverse City

Traverse City ©
Traverse City might be well known for its huge cherry industry, but its position along Grand Traverse Bay in Lake Michigan endows it with fine scenery and a wealth of outdoor attractions.
On the 23rd (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Clinch Park, learn about winemaking at Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery, and then do a tasting at Bowers Harbor Vineyards.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Traverse City road trip planning app.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Mackinac Island to Traverse City in 5 hours. While traveling from Mackinac Island, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Traverse City, ranging from highs of 67°F to lows of 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Traverse City

Wineries · Beaches · Outdoors
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Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery ©
Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery
Bowers Harbor Vineyards ©
Bowers Harbor Vineyards

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