4 days in Traverse City, Boyne Falls & Mackinaw City Itinerary

4 days in Traverse City, Boyne Falls & Mackinaw City Itinerary

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4 days in Traverse City, Boyne Falls & Mackinaw City Itinerary

Start: Dearborn
Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
Traverse City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Boyne Falls
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Mackinaw City
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
End: Dearborn

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf, Clinch Park, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, and other attractions you added. On the 2nd (Sat), tee off at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf, then enjoy the sand and surf at Clinch Park, then get a new perspective on things with Tall Ship Manitou - Day Tours, and finally wander the streets of Front Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Traverse City trip itinerary maker.

Dearborn to Traverse City is an approximately 4-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. September in Traverse City sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Boyne Falls.

Things to do in Traverse City

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
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few
hours
Boyne Falls

Boyne Falls
Boyne Falls is a village in Charlevoix County in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Zipline.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Boyne Falls trip generator.

You can drive from Traverse City to Boyne Falls in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Boyne Falls are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Mackinaw City.

Things to do in Boyne Falls

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

1
night
Mackinaw City

Mackinaw City ©
Mackinaw City is a village in Emmet and Cheboygan counties in the U.S. On the 4th (Mon), take some stellar pictures from Castle Rock, try to win big at Kewadin Shores Casino, and then browse the different shops at Mackinaw Crossings.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Mackinaw City holiday planner.

You can drive from Boyne Falls to Mackinaw City in an hour. In September, daytime highs in Mackinaw City are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Mackinaw City

Casinos Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trip

Saint Ignace
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Castle Rock ©
Castle Rock

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