5 days in Mackinaw City Itinerary

5 days in Mackinaw City Itinerary

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Mackinaw City

— 4 nights
Mackinaw City is a village in Emmet and Cheboygan counties in the U.S. state of Michigan. Your day by day itinerary now includes Mystery Town USA, Spy Quest Laser Maze and House of Glass. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Headlands International Dark Sky Park and Nub's Nob. Kids will appreciate attractions like Hanson Hills Recreation Area and Mackinaw City Marina. Get out of town with these interesting Mackinaw City side-trips: Tahquamenon Logging Museum (in Newberry), Harbor Springs (Boyne Highlands & Thorne Swift Nature Preserve) and Bear River Valley Recreation Area (in Petoskey). There's much more to do: cool off at Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark, take an in-depth tour of Heritage Village at Mackinaw, look for gifts at JoAnn's Fudge, and walk around Maritime Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Mackinaw City trip planner.

Detroit to Mackinaw City is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Detroit in March, things will get a bit cooler in Mackinaw City: highs are around 32°F and lows about 19°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinaw City

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips