4 days in Saint Ignace & Mackinac Island Itinerary

4 days in Saint Ignace & Mackinac Island Itinerary

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Saint Ignace
— 1 night
Ferry
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Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
Ferry to Mackinaw, Fly to Detroit

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Saint Ignace — 1 night

Saint Ignace, usually written as St. On the 10th (Fri), visit a coastal fixture at Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse and then take in the views from Mackinac Bridge. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Soo Locks, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Museum Ship Valley Camp, and then go for a stroll along the water at George Kemp Marina.

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Detroit to Saint Ignace is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Detroit in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Saint Ignace: temperatures range from 67°F by day to 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Mackinac Island.
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
Side Trips

Mackinac Island — 2 nights

Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. state of Michigan. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church, then learn about all things military at Fort Mackinac, and then explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park, then stroll through The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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You can ride a ferry from Saint Ignace to Mackinac Island in an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Mackinac Island can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel back home.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Tours