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 JoAnn's Fudge. Get out of town with these interesting Mackinaw City side-trips: Bear River Valley Recreation Area (in Petoskey), Tahquamenon Logging Museum (in Newberry) and Harbor Springs (Boyne Highlands & Thorne Swift Nature Preserve). The adventure continues: cool off at Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark, go for a stroll along the water at Mackinaw City Marina, explore the activities along Nancy Dagwell Campbell Park, and get engrossed in the history at Heritage Village at Mackinaw.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Mackinaw City trip maker tool.

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. In March, Mackinaw City is little chillier than Detroit - with highs of 32°F and lows of 19°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinaw City

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips