4 days in Traverse City, Bellaire & Charlevoix Itinerary

4 days in Traverse City, Bellaire & Charlevoix Itinerary

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Traverse City
— 2 nights
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Bellaire
— 1 night
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Charlevoix
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Traverse City

— 2 nights

Cherry Capital of the World

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 (Wed), get interesting insight from Tours and then sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

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Kalamazoo to Traverse City is an approximately 3-hour car ride. In September, daytime highs in Traverse City are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. You will leave for Bellaire on the 25th (Fri).

Things to do in Traverse City

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

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Bellaire

— 1 night
Bellaire is a village in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Grass River Natural Area, then learn about winemaking at Torch Lake Cellars, and then admire the majestic nature at Jordan River Valley.

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Traveling by car from Traverse City to Bellaire takes an hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Bellaire when traveling from Traverse City in September, with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Charlevoix.

Things to do in Bellaire

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Wineries

Side Trips

Charlevoix

Charlevoix is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Mushroom House Tours of Charlevoix, then pick up some local products at John Cross Fisheries, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Little Traverse Wheelway.

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You can drive from Bellaire to Charlevoix in an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Charlevoix can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Charlevoix

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Shopping

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