4 days in Traverse City, Harbor Springs & Petoskey Itinerary

4 days in Traverse City, Harbor Springs & Petoskey Itinerary

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Traverse City
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Harbor Springs
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Petoskey
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Traverse City

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Traverse City tour planner.

Detroit to Traverse City is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in September, and nighttime lows around 54°F. You'll set off for Harbor Springs on the 5th (Sat).

Things to do in Traverse City

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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Beer Tastings & Tours

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Harbor Springs

Harbor Springs ©
Harbor Springs is a city and resort community in Emmet County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at The Oden State Fish Hatchery and then play a few rounds at Little Traverse Bay Golf Course.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Harbor Springs travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Traverse City to Harbor Springs in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Petoskey.

Things to do in Harbor Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Golf

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Tunnel of Trees - M119 ©
Tunnel of Trees - M119

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Petoskey

Petoskey ©
Petoskey is a city and coastal resort community in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): do a tasting at Walloon Lake Winery and then grab your bike and head to Little Traverse Wheelway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): delve into the distant past with Colonial Michilimackinac, then snap pictures at Mackinac Bridge, and then explore the galleries of Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Petoskey online tour builder.

Petoskey is just a short distance from Harbor Springs. In September, daytime highs in Petoskey are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Petoskey

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

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Little Traverse Wheelway ©
Little Traverse Wheelway
Mackinac Bridge ©
Mackinac Bridge
Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse ©
Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse

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