5 days in Michigan Itinerary

5 days in Michigan Itinerary

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Ludington
— 1 night
2
Empire
— 1 night
3
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
4
Dearborn
— 1 night

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Ludington

Ludington ©
Ludington is a city in the state of Michigan. For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ludington trip planner.

New York City to Ludington is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from New York City in July, things will get slightly colder in Ludington: highs are around 76°F and lows about 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Empire.

Things to do in Ludington

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Silver Lake State Park Pedestrian Dune Access
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Ludington State Park ©
Ludington State Park

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Empire

Empire ©
Empire is a village in Leelanau County in the U.S. On the 3rd (Fri), trek along Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Empire vacation builder.

Drive from Ludington to Empire in 2 hours. In July in Empire, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Empire

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail
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Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore ©
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 4th (Sat), brush up on your military savvy at Fort Mackinac, then explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, and then immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Mackinac Island day trip site.

Do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry from Empire to Mackinac Island in 5.5 hours. In July in Mackinac Island, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Dearborn.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Nature · Parks · Museums
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Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park

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Dearborn

Dearborn ©
Dearborn sits as part of the Detroit metropolitan area and was the home of Henry Ford.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts and then examine the collection at Greenfield Village.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Dearborn trip builder site.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Mackinac Island to Dearborn in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Mackinac Island in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Dearborn: highs are around 82°F and lows about 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dearborn

Museums

Side Trip

Detroit Institute of Arts
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Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts

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