5 days in Mackinaw City & Mackinac Island Itinerary

5 days in Mackinaw City & Mackinac Island Itinerary

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5 days in Mackinaw City & Mackinac Island Itinerary

Start: Mackinaw City
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Mackinaw City
— 1 night
ferry:  30​min
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Mackinac Island
— 3 nights
ferry:  30​min
End: Mackinaw City

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Mackinaw City

Mackinaw City ©
Mackinaw City is a village in Emmet and Cheboygan counties in the U.S. On the 10th (Wed), go for a stroll along the water at Mackinaw City Marina and then visit a coastal fixture at Shepler's Lighthouse Cruises. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): kick back and relax at Emmet County Beach 1 Mackinaw City and then tee off at Hidden River Golf and Casting Club.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mackinaw City trip site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Mackinaw City. July in Mackinaw City sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Mackinaw City

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Hidden River Golf and Casting Club
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Mackinaw City Marina ©
Mackinaw City Marina

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wings of Mackinac Butterfly Conservatory. On the 12th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Church, tee off at Jewel Golf Course, steep yourself in history at Biddle House, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church, then make a trip to Fort Holmes, and finally head off the coast to Eagle Point Cave. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum, then make a trip to Is it you spot from Somewhere in Time movie!, then look for gifts at Island House Bike Shop, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Wings of Mackinac Butterfly Conservatory.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Mackinac Island trip itinerary builder tool .

Mackinac Island is just a short distance from Mackinaw City. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Historic Sites Golf Outdoors
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Jewel Golf Course ©
Jewel Golf Course
St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church
Fort Holmes
Fort Holmes

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