5 days in Mackinac Island, Munising & Houghton Itinerary

5 days in Mackinac Island, Munising & Houghton Itinerary

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5 days in Mackinac Island, Munising & Houghton Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis
+3
Fly + taxi + bus + ferry:  7​h 30​min
1
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
+2
ferry + bus + Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Munising
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Houghton
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h
End: Indianapolis

1
night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 14th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Biddle House, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church, then explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, and finally admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Mackinac Island trip itinerary planner.

Indianapolis to Mackinac Island is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight, bus, and ferry. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Indianapolis in July, things will get slightly colder in Mackinac Island: highs are around 73°F and lows about 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Munising.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church

2
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. On the 15th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Miners Falls, then take in the dramatic natural features at Miners Castle Rock, then take in the dramatic scenery at Munising Falls, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls.

Plan trip to Munising with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can do a combination of ferry, bus, and car from Mackinac Island to Munising in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Houghton.

Things to do in Munising

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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Munising Falls ©
Munising Falls
Miners Falls ©
Miners Falls

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Houghton

Houghton ©
Houghton is a city in the U.S. On the 17th (Wed), explore the striking landscape at Hungarian Falls, examine the collection at Mineral Museum of Michigan, and then steep yourself in history at Quincy Mine.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Houghton travel route site .

Getting from Munising to Houghton by car takes about 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Houghton

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Quincy Mine, Hungarian Falls
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Quincy Mine ©
Quincy Mine
Hungarian Falls ©
Hungarian Falls
Mineral Museum of Michigan ©
Mineral Museum of Michigan

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